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Agendas March 14, 2015

Dayton Town Council 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Dayton Town Hall • Recite the Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda 1. additions 2. deletions • Approval of the March 2 regular meeting • Announcements/correspondence • Old business update 1. Administer the oath of office to Laurie Walters-Clark 2. Presentation from Cloud Peak Scanning on Dayton’s historical… Continue Reading

Five Sheridan College professors granted tenure

SHERIDAN — When you work hard at your job and have been consistently employed for a number of years, you hope to have earned a level of job security, a perception that your employer will allow you to continue doing what you do best for more years to come. In the education world, this level… Continue Reading

Celebrating Generations and Building Community Presentations

From  Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — “Invest, Expand and Transform” is the topic in a series of community presentations that the Senior Center is hosting. Carmen Rideout, executive director of the Center, will present the driving and upcoming population trends that underlie the renovation and expansion projects under the Senior Center’s capital campaign ”Celebrating Generations… Continue Reading

Enjoy the splash of color on your plate

Enjoy the splash of color on your plate

By Lois Bell Sheridan Senior Center A splash of color bursts across your eyes: greens, deep yellows, beige, white, reds. Are you looking an artist’s palette? In a way: you could be looking at your lunch plate. In addition to nutrition and variety, color plays a large part in making a meal appealing.  Transforming a… Continue Reading

Birding at The Brinton set for March 21

SHERIDAN — Join instructor Jackie Canterbury for “Birding at The Brinton” on March 21 from 9-11 a.m. at The Brinton Museum. All ages and abilities are welcome, especially beginners. This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by The Brinton Museum, Science Kids and Bighorn Audubon. The museum is located at… Continue Reading

Seminars to focus on self care

SHERIDAN — March’s “After Hours” and “Brown Bag” seminars will focus on self care. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Lynn Gordon of the Family and Personal Counseling Center will lead the discussion on time use. The seminars are sponsored by Sheridan College’s continuing education program. The seminars are free and open to the public with no… Continue Reading

Bowhunters of Wyoming Conference set for March 20-21

SHERIDAN — The Bowhunters of Wyoming will hold an annual winter meeting and dinner banquet March 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. The event brings together new and existing members to review recent success and future opportunities. The conference will begin at 6 p.m. Friday with the executive council and… Continue Reading

Attorney asks for bench trial in elk poaching case

SHERIDAN — Clayvin Herrera, one of four members of the Crow Nation cited for poaching last year, appeared Thursday in Sheridan County Circuit Court. Herrera’s attorney Kyle Ann Gray asked Judge Shelley Cundiff to dismiss the two citations against Herrera as defective because neither had been sworn nor signed by the game warden. Gray told… Continue Reading

New WyoLotto game launches Sunday

New WyoLotto game launches Sunday

SHERIDAN — The WyoLotto’s success in its first six months has prompted the organization to try their luck with a new game. On Sunday, the WyoLotto will release Wyoming’s first in-state lottery game. The five-number draw game, called the Cowboy Draw, promises better odds of winning compared to the current multi-state jackpot games. The twice-weekly… Continue Reading

Kobza named Superintendent of the Year nominee

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 1 Superintendent Marty Kobza has been named the northeast region nominee for 2016 Wyoming Superintendent of the Year by the Northeast Superintendents of Wyoming. The Wyoming Association of School Administrators has issued the award since 1989, with the recipient representing Wyoming at the annual American Association of School Administrators… Continue Reading

Kendrick Park boardwalk removed

Kendrick Park boardwalk removed

Lisa Fenner walks her dogs down what used to be the Kendrick Park boardwalk Tuesday morning. City parks manager Chuck Carbert said the city’s Parks division removed the decaying boardwalk in late February because of liability concerns and maintenance expense. The exact age of the boardwalk is unknown, but references note the boardwalk in archived… Continue Reading

Fairgrounds wraps up water project

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fairgrounds water project recently reached substantial completion, EnTech Engineering, Inc. project manager Dave Engels informed the fairgrounds association Thursday. “That means the system is in, all the tests have passed and water is available for use,” he said. The new system allows for year-round use with increased pressure. Engineers must… Continue Reading

BOE seeks assessment task force members

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming State Board of Education has been statutorily charged with assembling a statewide assessment task force to study options for future statewide assessments and to make a recommendation to the state board and legislative committees. Interested members from the education community are asked to fill out an expression of interest form to… Continue Reading

Chamber welcomes winery to Sheridan

Chamber welcomes winery to Sheridan

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Table Mountain Vineyards to Sheridan with a ribbon cutting. Pictured, from left, are Chamber ambassadors Theresa Hamilton, Scott Barten, Yvonne Swanson and Nanci Herdt, Table Mountain Vineyards co-owner Patrick Zimmerer, ambassador Blake Spiegelberg, co-owner Lorie Zimmerer, ambassadors Debi Isakson, Kitt Laidlaw, Neel Dhodapkar and Meredith Sopko. Courtesy… Continue Reading

Fishing pier at Kleenburn to be dedicated Thursday

SHERIDAN — Officials from Sheridan County, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and representatives from Rehabilitation Enterprises of North Eastern Wyoming will dedicate a new fishing pier at 2 p.m. Thursday. The pier is a handicapped-accessible pier at the Kleenburn Recreation Area. The dedication ceremony is free and open to the public. For additional information,… Continue Reading

NE Wyo. Sage-Grouse Working Group to accept input

SHERIDAN — The Northeast Wyoming Sage-Grouse Local Working Group will consider recommendations for updating the Wyoming Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan’s core area and connectivity area maps on Monday. The group’s recommendations will be passed along to the Sage-Grouse Implementation Team that will then make recommendations to Gov. Matt Mead. Anyone proposing a change to a core… Continue Reading

Big Horn Woman’s Club to meet Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Woman’s Club will meet Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse. The annual “Guest Sunday” meeting will include a carry-in lunch. Members are encouraged to bring family and friends, as well as food to share, for an afternoon of good food and visiting. Tom Ringley will… Continue Reading

Polka Club to hold monthly dance on Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will meet at the Elks Lodge for its monthly dance from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. All members of the public are invited to come and enjoy dancing to music by Rapid Creek. The cost is $5 per person. For more information, call Jean Arzy at 672-3623 The… Continue Reading

Snowpack average despite warm temps

Snowpack average despite warm temps

SHERIDAN — Warm temperatures and abundant sunshine continue to dent snowpack in the Bighorn Mountains, but winter precipitation leaves Sheridan County in an enviable position compared to the rest of Wyoming. “Our snowpack numbers across the whole entire state are below average, in the 90- to 95-percent range,” Science and Operations Officer Brett McDonald said… Continue Reading

Legislators give recap at Chamber Luncheon Wed.

Legislators give recap at Chamber Luncheon Wed.

SHERIDAN — Fresh off of this year’s session, local Wyoming legislators shared mixed results with Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce members at their monthly luncheon Wednesday. House majority leader Rosie Berger, representing House District 51 in Big Horn, touted a successful session for the Wyoming House of Representatives. Of the 575 bills drafted, 410 were… Continue Reading

No educational stones left unturned in Legislature

SHERIDAN — The 2015 Legislative General Session is over and throughout the 37 days of work, 24 education bills were heard with varying degrees of success in the end. From review of state standards to K-12 and community college funding to Hathaway Scholarship policies, safety in school activities and athletics and more, no educational stone… Continue Reading

SAWS board approves infrastructure contracts

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board approved several projects Wednesday evening designed to upgrade area water infrastructure. The board first awarded a $786,136 contract to Westin Mechanical, LLC, of Sheridan for booster station pump and electrical work. These stations increase pressure and pump water to outlying areas in the water system,… Continue Reading

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