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Big Horn Mountain Polka Club to gather Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will gather for its annual Christmas dance party Sunday. The event will take place from 1-5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Mountain Rose will perform for the dance. Members of the club are asked to bring snacks to share. The event is open to the public. The… Continue Reading

SC’s Talackova earns NJCAA Player of the Week

SHERIDAN — The National Junior College Athletics Association named Zuzana Talackova its Division I women’s basketball Player of the Week Wednesday. The Sheridan College sophomore scored 30 points on 13 of 22 shooting in the Lady Generals’ 83-54 win at Dawson Community College last week. She hit 3 of 8 from 3-point range and pulled… Continue Reading

Southeast Sewer and Water District faces dissolution

SHERIDAN — The Southeast Sewer and Water District faces dissolution if its representatives do not move quickly to comply with state auditing requirements, according to a notice given at the Sheridan County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning. Mike Evans, chair of the district, said the audit requirements are an old issue. “This is a… Continue Reading

Broussard found guilty of felony robbery

Broussard found guilty of felony robbery

SHERIDAN — Adam Broussard, 28, was convicted in district court Tuesday evening of aggravated robbery, a felony that carries a sentencing range of 5-25 years in prison, a fine of up to $10,000 or both. Bond was revoked and Broussard was sent to the Sheridan County Detention Center. The charge comes from a May 23… Continue Reading

Raising Readers hires new director

SHERIDAN — Raising Readers in Wyoming recently announced Deb Carpenter-Nolting as executive director of the nonprofit organization that encourages parents to read to their young children by providing new books as part of their well child health care visits. Carpenter-Nolting is eager to develop and nurture the program that has distributed nearly 400,000 books to… Continue Reading

Local Christmas Bird Count set for Saturday in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn Audubon Society recently announced two Christmas Bird Count events. This year will mark the National Audubon Society’s 116th year of Christmas Bird Counts. Volunteers across the nation count as many birds as they can in a single, 8-hour day. Each year, the group asks volunteers to drive vehicles, record data and… Continue Reading

Big Horn Woman’s Club to gather Friday

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Woman’s Club will gather Friday at 1:30 p.m. The group will host its annual Christmas party and cookie exchange. Those planning to attend are asked to bring one or two dozen cookies to exchange as well as nonperishable food to be donated to a local food bank. The meeting… Continue Reading

CHAPS organizing online fundraising auction

SHERIDAN — Children, Horses and Adults in PartnerShip Equine Assisted Therapy is having a breeding auction fundraiser. The fundraiser began Monday and will continue through January. The purpose of the fundraiser is to provide funding for CHAPS participant scholarships. According to a press release from the local nonprofit, in 2015, 74 percent of CHAPS clients… Continue Reading

City of Sheridan issues snow alert

City of Sheridan issues snow alert

SHERIDAN — City of Sheridan officials declared a Snow Alert for Tuesday and Wednesday night. This means city crews will commence curb-to-curb snow removal in certain locations and the city Street Department will be picking up snow this evening and again tomorrow night. Crews will begin at midnight and work until around 9 a.m. During these hours, cars should not park… Continue Reading

Trial begins for man accused of armed robbery

SHERIDAN — The armed robbery trial of Adam Broussard began Monday in 4th Judicial District Court. Broussard is accused of holding a woman at gunpoint and demanding she give him money. The alleged crime occurred on May 23. According to testimony Monday in court from the alleged victim, Kayla Walker, on that day, she had… Continue Reading

WGFD seeking information about multiple poachings

WGFD seeking information about multiple poachings

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information from the public about the shooting and wanton destruction of five mule deer bucks in Sheridan County. People are asked to contact WGFD if they have information about the following five poaching incidents: • Nov. 26 — a buck mule deer was shot and… Continue Reading

Voting for chamber awards ends today

Voting for chamber awards ends today

SHERIDAN — In order to celebrate some of the people who make a difference in the community, a handful of local leaders and businesses were recently nominated for the annual Chamber Awards. While these awards have been handed out annually, this year’s awards will be a little different from the past. Dixie Johnson, executive director… Continue Reading

Enroll Wyoming navigators to host event Thursday

SHERIDAN — Enroll Wyoming Navigators will be in Sheridan on Thursday to assist families and individuals with questions regarding health insurance coverage. Nov. 1 kicked off the third year of open enrollment for those seeking health care insurance for 2016. As of Nov. 29, more than 6,700 people in Wyoming signed up for coverage through… Continue Reading

Tuba Christmas set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The 16th annual Tuba Christmas performance will take place Saturday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Registration to participate as a musician is Saturday at the Sheridan Wesleyan Church hall, located at 404 W. Brundage Lane, at 9:15 a.m. Rehearsal will begin at 9:30 a.m. Participants need to bring a music stand if they… Continue Reading

Wild West Wine Fest tickets go on sale today

SHERIDAN — Tickets for the 2016 Wild West Wine Fest will go on sale today on the Downtown Sheridan Association website, The event offers tastings of more than 100 wines and beers along with heavy hors d’oeuvres all evening. The Wild West Wine Fest will take place March 4, 2016, at the Elks Lodge,… Continue Reading

First Baptist Church to host movie night Sunday

SHERIDAN — First Baptist Church will host a movie night for children and their families Sunday at 7 p.m. The evening will feature “Celery Night Fever” from the popular Veggie Tales series. The event will include healthy snacks and door prizes. Participation is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.… Continue Reading

NSI officials: No new information on crash

SHERIDAN — Officials at Normative Services Inc. have not released any additional information regarding the rollover vehicle accident on Interstate 90 Friday night that left 11 people injured. Reports from law enforcement indicate there were no fatalities as a result of the accident, but nine members of the boys basketball team and two staff members… Continue Reading

NHS students help at Child Development Center

NHS students help at Child Development Center

SHERIDAN — Members of the Sheridan High School National Honor Society recently completed their quarter service project. The 60-plus members created holiday “busy bags” for preschool students at the Child Development Center. Each bag contained fun activities for the children and useful items for their parents for this busy time of year. The students took… Continue Reading

WHP Association organizing free breakfast for veterans

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Highway Patrol Association is organizing a free breakfast for veterans Wednesday from 8-10 a.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center. The meal is a small token of appreciation from the association and breakfast sponsors. The first 300 veterans that attend the breakfast will eat for free. Family and friends are invited… Continue Reading

Easter Seals pageant set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Easter Seals Players will perform their annual Christmas pageant Thursday beginning at 6 p.m. at the Bethesda Worship Center. The delightful — and often spontaneous — Christmas show is free and open to the public. For additional information, call 672-2816. The Bethesda Worship Center is located at 5135 Coffeen Ave. Continue Reading

American Legion Auxiliary to meet Tues.

SHERIDAN — The American Legion Auxiliary will gather Tuesday at 6 p.m. for the group’s annual Christmas meeting. The meeting will take place at the Country Kitchen. The gathering is open to the public and area residents are invited to attend to learn what the organization does to help veterans. For additional information, call Jean… Continue Reading

First formal dance for many locals an occasion to remember

First formal dance for many locals an occasion to remember

SHERIDAN — Three local agencies serving adults with disabilities teamed up to host a dance on Friday for the agencies’ clients at Sunrise Assembly of God. Outside, Marion Street was lined bumper-to-bumper with cars. Inside, it was just as packed. Clients from Easter Seals, Eagle Ridge Rehabilitative Services and Rehabilitation Enterprises of North Eastern Wyoming… Continue Reading

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