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Open house set for North Sheridan Interchange

SHERIDAN — A public open house will take place May 18 from 5:30-7 p.m. regarding the North Sheridan Interchange project. The meeting will take place at the Trails End Motel and will include display boards depicting the final design alignment and the proposed construction phasing. Representatives from the project team will also be available to… Continue Reading

Best Western to host Business After Hours

SHERIDAN — The next round of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours is set for May 18 from 5-7 p.m. The monthly social and networking event is held at a different member location each month. This month’s event will take place at the Best Western Sheridan Center, located at 612 N. Main… Continue Reading

Wendy’s to donate to Holy Name

SHERIDAN — On Wednesday from 5-8 p.m., Wendy’s in Sheridan will donate a portion of sales to Holy Name Catholic School. The restaurant will give 15 percent of sales from the dining room and pick-up window to the school to help purchase new classroom supplies. For additional information, contact Holy Name at 672-2021. Continue Reading

WYO Theater to host free concert on May 18

SHERIDAN — A free concert will take place at the WYO Theater on May 18 at 7 p.m. as part of the The Piatigorsky Foundation’s musical tour around the country. The event will include professional violist Marcus Thompson and professional pianist Doris Stevenson. Thompson is a violist who has been heralded for “major mastery of… Continue Reading

New statues hit sidewalks in annual artwork rotation

New statues hit sidewalks in annual artwork rotation

SHERIDAN— Keep your eyes peeled, Sheridan. New artwork will be popping up around town. The Public Arts Committee has begun its annual rotation of the metal sculptures that decorate downtown Sheridan. Two new ones have been placed, with eight more to come in the next month. Many of the new statues this year are large,… Continue Reading

WyoTF seeks housing for theater professionals

SHERIDAN — This July, the Wyoming Theater Festival will deliver two weeks of productions, offering artists a fully immersive theater experience and allowing audiences to interact with acclaimed professional theater talents in workshops, lectures, discussions, readings, talkbacks, backstage tours and more. The goal is to create a viable theater tourism industry in Sheridan by becoming… Continue Reading

Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The annual “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” will take place from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Whitney Commons Park. Registration for the annual walk to raise awareness for the disease will begin at 5 p.m. and the walk will begin at 6 p.m. Donations are welcome and T-shirts will be available. For additional information, contact… Continue Reading

TRVCC to host mother, son superhero date night

DAYTON — The Tongue River Valley Community Center will host a mother/son superhero date night on Friday from 6-8 p.m. The party is exclusively for superheroes, so wear your best costume. Advance tickets to attend are $5 per couple or $8 if more than one son is attending. The cost at the door will be… Continue Reading

Sheridan College graduation set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The 2016 Sheridan College commencement ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. Admission to the ceremony is free and a reception to celebrate student success with family and friends will take place after the ceremony in the Thorne-Rider Campus Center. Dr. Laurie Nichols, who will replace Dr.… Continue Reading

SC to host exiting student art show in Martinsen Gallery

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s Martinsen Gallery will host an exhibit of exiting students’ art through Friday. The show will feature the work of Micah Cornell, Tori Golab, Christina Harrelson, Brenna Powell and Jandey Shackelford. The show opens Tuesday at the gallery and is available for public viewing daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is… Continue Reading

SHS artwork to be displayed at library

SHERIDAN — The 48th annual Wyoming Art Symposium concluded at the Casper Events Center April 23, showcasing 4,518 pieces of artwork from around the state. The students of Sheridan High School submitted 79 pieces of artwork to represent their school. Sixty-seven other schools in Wyoming also participated this year. The SHS student artwork included ceramics,… Continue Reading

SHS student delegate to medical congress

SHERIDAN  — Ryan Vrieswyk, a student at Sheridan High School, will serve as a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Massachusetts, on June 25-27. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields. The purpose of the event is… Continue Reading

Support for older adults to live at home

Support for older adults to live at home

SHERIDAN — It’s most often a family member who reaches out. When a loved one needs support to live independently in his or her home, there are resources in Sheridan to do so. For older adults, the Sheridan Senior Center offers community-based supports for independent living. But not all older adults reach out. “It’s most… Continue Reading

School yard games of the past — marbles

Our school yard was the scene of many different marble games as soon as the snow retreated in the spring. It was the same scene when school started in the fall until the weather drove us inside. We played several different games of marbles. When starting, we would always lag to determine who was going… Continue Reading

Conversations in History to explore local highways

SHERIDAN — The next edition of Conversations in History will take place May 11 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center. Local historian Helen Laumann will present “Trails to Highways: the Highway Department in Sheridan County.” Laumann will talk about the development of our transportation routes, from the earliest game and Indian trails to… Continue Reading

Craig Johnson to sign newest book May 14

SHERIDAN — Craig Johnson will sign copies of his newest book, novella “The Highwayman,” on May 14 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. The book is part of Johnson’s “Longmire” series. In the novella, when Wyoming highway patrolman Rosey Wayman is transferred to the beautiful and imposing landscape of the Wind River Canyon, an… Continue Reading

Holy Name School Mayfest set for May 14

SHERIDAN — Holy Name Catholic School will host its annual Mayfest benefit fundraiser on May 14 from 6-10 p.m. at the Elks Lodge ballroom. This year’s theme is “It Was 1980 Something.” Attire from the 1980s is encouraged. The event will include live music from Side Track, a live auction, appetizers and cash bar. Tickets… Continue Reading

Cole Kayser recognized as Summit Award winner

Academics for All proudly honors Cole Kayser, the son of Mark and Sharon Kayser, with this week’s Summit Award. Kayser maintains a stellar 4.0 GPA while taking a difficult schedule that includes challenging college prep courses, such as Advanced Placement calculus, AP psychology and AP government. Kayser was recognized for his academic success by being… Continue Reading

RECYCLING — IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL: City program experiences short-term loss amid long-term gain

RECYCLING — IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL: City program experiences  short-term loss amid long-term gain

SHERIDAN — Depressed oil prices are dragging down the city’s recycling revenue, but waste officials say the program’s long-term savings will offset the loss. “It’s a marathon,” said Dan Roberts, the city utilities manager. “It’s not an instant gratification.” Historically, Sheridan has received an average of $95 per ton for recycled material that it sells.… Continue Reading

SCSD2 teachers highest paid in County

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 2 classroom teachers remain the highest paid in the county. Recent salary postings from all local districts indicate that on average, teachers for grades kindergarten through 12 at SCSD2 made an average of $59,542.85 during the 2015-16 school year. This is only slightly less than last year’s findings when… Continue Reading

Man gets jail time for fourth DUI in 10 years

SHERIDAN — Thomas Redenbaugh, 68, will serve 2-5 years in prison for a felony DUI charge. Redenbaugh was cited on Aug. 14, 2015, for driving drunk with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.21 percent, or more than twice the legal limit. This was his fourth DUI arrest in 10 years, with more before that. Redenbaugh… Continue Reading

Agendas—May 7, 2016

City of Sheridan Board of Adjustment Regular Meeting 7 p.m. Thursday City Council Chambers, 3rd floor City Hall • Call to order • Roll call • Proof of notice meeting • Review, correction, approval of minutes of April 14, 2016 meeting • Consider of PL-16-15: 345 W Heald St.; a request for a variance from… Continue Reading

Vietnam Women’s Memorial unveiled

Vietnam Women’s Memorial unveiled

SHERIDAN — Thursday, in a dedication ceremony in the Veterans Plaza on the Sheridan College campus, the only available Vietnam Women’s Memorial scale model that is not in a museum or private collection was unveiled. The first dedication of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial was in 1993 on the Mall in Washington, D.C., thanks to the… Continue Reading

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