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SCSD2 secondary principals present school improvement plans for 2014-15

December 9, 2014

SHERIDAN — During the Sheridan County School District 2 board of trustees meeting Monday night, each of the three secondary principals presented school improvement plans for 2014-15 including school strengths, areas of improvements and specific interventions to improve student learning. Sheridan Junior High School Principal — Mitch Craft Craft told a story of central administrators Read More

Bonneau to discuss living, working in Antarctica at next YMCA soup fest

SHERIDAN — Rhoda Bonneau will present Friday at this month’s “soup fest,” scheduled for 12:15-2 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA. The event will include a lunch of homemade soup, bread and cake. Bonneau will share her experience of living and working at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, for more than a decade. The event will take Read More

SJHS announces first-quarter honor rolls

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Junior High School staff recently released the names of students who earned a spot on the school’s first-quarter honor rolls. Students on the Gold Honor Roll must receive all As. Sixth-grade Gold Honor Roll Oliver Bartel, Addy Bolton, Mackenzie Boyles, Fisher Burris, Brittney Charlson, Alexander Coon, Carter Dubberly, Elijah Dugal, Riley Eccles, Read More

Kuzara to perform at Historical Society meeting

BIG HORN — Mike Kuzara will entertain attendees of the Big Horn City Historical Society meeting set for 1 p.m. Sunday at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse. The meeting will begin with a potluck lunch, followed by Kuzara’s musical performance. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Judy Read More

College to present ‘Christmas Spectacular’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College music department will present “Christmas Spectacular,” on Friday at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater. The performance will feature music by the Sheridan College Wind Ensemble, Collegiate Chorale, Horn Trio, Chamber Choir and Jazz Ensemble. Renditions of iconic holiday songs, such as “We Wish You A Merry Christmas,” and “Santa Read More

Police to take kids shopping, build relationships

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Police Department recently received a $2,000 Local Community Contribution grant from Walmart that will allow officers to take children shopping this Christmas season. Local social service professionals have assisted by identifying 60 children who have been invited to participate. This is the fourth year for the event. Last year, more than Read More

Wednesday Events Dec. 9, 2014

Events for Dec. 10, 2014 • 11:30 a.m., Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon, Best Western Sheridan Center, 612 N. Main St., $15 for lunch • 12:10-12:50, Brown Bag and After Hours seminar on holiday stress, Downtown Sheridan Association, 150 S. Main St. • 7 p.m., Sheridan County Chorales concert, WYO Theater, 42 N. Read More

Local Briefs Dec. 9, 2014

Children’s, Youth Chorales to present concert at the WYO SHERIDAN — Sheridan County’s Children’s and Youth Chorales will perform a Christmas concert Wednesday at the WYO Theater. The group is comprised of kids between the ages of 8 and 14. Tickets for the event are $5 for adults, seniors and active military and $3 for Read More

Chamber announces Stroll decoration winners

December 8, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the 2014 Sheridan Christmas Stroll lighting and decorating contest last week. The Cottonwood Kitchen Shop won first place for the best use of the theme “Sugar Plum Stroll.” The Sugar Boot took second place. For best indoor decorating, Babe’s Flowers earned first place Read More

Vets encourage owners to check pets’ chompers

SHERIDAN — Chances are you are well aware of the importance of keeping your teeth clean and visiting a dentist regularly; but, you may not know the principles of good oral hygiene and dental health hold true for dogs and cats. Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition occurring in adult dogs and cats, Read More

Locals ‘Get Caught Shopping’ downtown Saturday

SHERIDAN — Representatives from the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce were out and about Saturday in search of shoppers wearing Christmas Stroll buttons and handing out gifts to a lucky few. The shops along Main Street were active if not busy with shoppers, though not many were wearing Stroll buttons. But there were a handful Read More

Cancer survivors start support group, meet Mondays

SHERIDAN — A cancer survivors support group has been formed, “A Shared Journey.” It meets Monday evenings at 5:30 p.m. inside the Sheridan Senior Center. Survivors of cancer, regardless of diagnosis, and those currently undergoing treatment, are welcome to attend. For more information, call Renee Parker at the Welch Cancer Center, 674-6022

Tongue River branch library to host open house this week

RANCHESTER — The Tongue River branch of the Sheridan County public library system will host an open house Friday. The event will run from 3-5 p.m. and will include a reading of Christmas stories. Refreshments and cookies will be served. For additional information, call the library branch at 655-9726. The library is located at 145 Read More

Hypnotist to perform Thursday at Sheridan Holiday Inn

SHERIDAN — Sailesh, a hypnotist, will perform Thursday from 8-10:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. According to organizers, Sailesh’s show includes hypnosis, improv, music and interactivity. Doors for the event open at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $10 in advance from the Holiday Inn front desk or $15 at the door and are available only to Read More

Reception set for Sagebrush art exhibit

SHERIDAN — An artist reception for the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s “Retrospective Invitational Show” will be held Thursday from 4:30-7 p.m. The exhibit features work by three well-known Sheridan area artists: Carol Berry, Elaine Henry and Margie Newman. The show encompasses the entire first floor of the art center. Refreshments will be served at this Read More

Historical society to host holiday dinner Thurs.

SHERIDAN — Members of the Sheridan County Historical Society will hosts their annual dinner and silent auction Thursday. The evening will include a presentation from Jeremy Johnston of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody. He will discuss “Two Rough Riders: The Enigmatic Relationship of Theodore Roosevelt and Buffalo Bill.” The silent auction Read More

Jaycees accepting nominations for Outstanding Sheridanite award

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jaycees will accept applications for the Outstanding Young Sheridanites program through Dec. 19. The program recognizes three individuals between the ages of 18 and 40 who exemplify the best attributes of the Sheridan community. The Outstanding Young Sheridanites will be honored Jan. 14, 2015, at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Read More

Remembering a day of infamy: Local residents recall the impacts of Pearl Harbor

December 5, 2014

SHERIDAN — He was working for a dollar a day plus room and board at a grocery store in Sheridan when he heard the news over the radio. She had just come in from feeding cows with her boyfriend on her parent’s ranch north of Gillette when her mother told her. The day was snowy Read More

A little friendly competition: Sheridan couple manages 2 top restaurants in county

SHERIDAN — Both the Powder Horn Grill and the Wyoming Rib and Chop House are known as establishments of fine dining. What is less known, though, is it’s the new kids on the block who are making sure customers get what they want. Mark Roberts and his wife, Nancy Glazer-Roberts, moved to Sheridan the second Read More

Sunday & Monday Events Dec. 6, 2014

Sunday • 2 p.m., Christmas at the Carriage House, Carriage House Theater, 419 Delphi Ave., $15 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and active military • 3-6 p.m., Trail End State Historic Site holiday open house, 400 Clarendon Ave., $2 per person, children free • 4-7 p.m., Community Holiday Dinner, Sheridan Holiday Inn, 1809 Sugarland Read More

Local Briefs Dec. 6, 2014

Next ‘Brown Bag Lunch Seminar’ to focus on holiday stress SHERIDAN — Holiday stress will be the next topic featured as part of the series of “Brown Bag Lunch Seminars.” Lynn Gordon of Family and Personal Counseling Center will discuss holiday stress in the seminar co-sponsored by Sheridan College’s continuing education program. The seminars are Read More

Generals beat All-Stars 103-62

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Generals battled the Wyoming All-Stars for the second time this season Friday night, and the results were almost identical to what they were two weeks ago when they beat the All-Stars 110-69. Although the Wyoming All-Stars roster was a makeshift and completely gutted one, the new guys still couldn’t keep up Read More

Senior Center Happenings Dec. 6, 2014

• A ride to the foot of the Bighorns, Thursday, Dec. 11. An annual destination: The Brinton Museum Art Gallery! Join us for the Gallery’s 24th Annual Holiday Show “Variety of Visions”. Lunch at the Big Horn Woman’s Club for Christmas bingo. The suggested contribution for registered individuals for transportation, the museum and lunch is Read More

Center Stage: Jackson area elk hunting in 1950

Bob Huff grew up in Upton. Center Stage is written by friends of the Senior Center for the Sheridan Community.  It is a collection of insights and stories related to living well at every age. In the fall of 1950, I was invited to go elk hunting with a couple of married men. Neil Thompson Read More

A wish that generations will know

By  Lois Bell Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — His wish is that school teachers would teach their students about the importance of the day that brought the United States into World War II. His wish comes from his personal involvement. Tomorrow, Sunday, Dec. 7 marks the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on the American Read More

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