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McGlothlin enjoys volunteering, lending a hand

December 17, 2013

SHERIDAN — A Notable Neighbor is someone who is engaged in the community with a strong sense of volunteerism that typically does not otherwise receive public recognition. Today the Sheridan Press would like to introduce you to Everett E. McGlothlin, this week’s Notable Neighbor.   Where are you from? If you’re not a Sheridan native, Read More

Crowds gather for Ucross Christmas

Tyler Harnish holds his 2-year-old daughter, Sophia, as they watch the choir performance up in the loft at the Ucross Creative Center during the Christmas Celebration Saturday evening.

Friday’s Main Street accident caused by man losing consciousness

December 16, 2013

SHERIDAN — Police have indicated the four-vehicle accident on Main Street Friday was caused when a driver of a Ford truck lost consciousness behind the wheel. Monday’s police incident report indicated the truck left its lane of travel and collided with a parked truck. From there, a chain of events followed and two other parked Read More

Police called after man threatens to record conversation

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Police were called to City Hall Wednesday afternoon after a disgruntled patron wanted to record a conversation about why the late fees on his water bill were so high. Police mediated the conversation, and no charges were filed. The police incident report shows the call from Mayoral Assistant Cinder Destefano on behalf Read More

‘Notable Neighbors’ running daily in the Press

SHERIDAN — Throughout this week leading up to Christmas, The Sheridan Press will be recognizing “Notable Neighbors” daily on the People page. A Notable Neighbor is someone who is engaged in the community with a strong sense of volunteerism that typically does not otherwise receive public recognition. If you know of anyone who goes above Read More

Big Horn Woman’s Club hosting Christmas party Fri.

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Woman’s Club will host a Christmas party on Friday. Members of the club and the community are invited to enjoy a cookie exchange, piano music and Christmas carols at the clubhouse beginning at 1:30 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a canned or dry food item to donate to Read More

Medowlark to hold two concerts Fri.

SHERIDAN — Meadowlark Elementary will hold two Christmas concerts on Friday. The concerts will commence at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The performances are free and open to the community. The school is located at 1410 De Smet Ave. For more information call the school at 672-3786.

‘Munsick Family Christmas’ at the WYO Sat.

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present “Munsick Family Christmas” on Saturday. The annual concert will feature old songs, new songs and Christmas songs this year. The show kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and students, subject to change. Tickets can be purchased at the box office Read More

‘Birding at the Brinton’ this Sat.

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum, Science Kids and the Big Horn Audubon will present the next monthly “Birding at the Brinton” on Saturday. This free morning of bird watching will run from 9-11 a.m at the Brinton Museum. All ages and abilities are welcome to join. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars if they have Read More

Local woman relives Christmases past through song

SHERIDAN — On Friday, area resident Vanessa Buyok was fulfilling a duty asked of her by a friend: attend the Christmas event at Gallery G, ride the trolley and sing a few Christmas carols to help lead event participants into the holiday spirit and add another voice to the chorus. But as the trolley moved Read More

gelded bay quarter horse found south of Sheridan

December 13, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a gelded bay quarter horse found south of Sheridan near Highway 87 on Thursday. Attempts to determine the owner of the horse have been unsuccessful. If you have any information regarding the potential owner of this horse or someone who is missing a horse, Read More

Crime of the Week: Dec. 13

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Police Department officers arrested Brooke Bass, 37, of Ranchester for felony larceny Thursday. Bass was arrested for stealing a coveted family brooch from an elderly woman in Sheridan she had been employed by and taking care of as a certified nursing assistant. The brooch was valued at between $20,000-30,000 at last estimate. Read More

Don’t be gullible, Green Dot money scam hits Sheridan

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a Sheridan citizen was the victim of a money scam that involved a Green Dot money card this week. The incident has caused the agency to issue a public warning that scammers are on the prowl, and are targeting people in Sheridan. According to a press release Read More

Sheridan man deployed to Afghanistan as chaplain

SHERIDAN — Jeremiah Cates, a Sheridan father of two young boys, is in need of some Play-Doh, coloring books and crayons. However, these items are not for his own children, but children in Afghanistan that he will be working with when he deploys there at the end of the month. Cates is a military chaplain Read More

Court orders evaluations through one local business

SHERIDAN — People in Sheridan County who make the mistake of driving under the influence of alcohol are sent to only one independent counselor to be evaluated for addiction and, if applicable, have a treatment plan identified. While the process initially looks like an insider network between the court and the business, the policy is Read More

Press to publish project on the ACA

SHERIDAN — On Saturday, The Sheridan Press will distribute its latest enterprise reporting project, featuring in-depth reporting on the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. For several months, the news staff has been researching the ACA and interviewing business owners, organizations and individuals to explore how implementation of this law will play out locally Read More

4-H seeking livestock superintendents to work with kids

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County 4-H is looking for livestock superintendents to join its Livestock Committee and help 4-H and Future Farmers of America youth with raising and showing animals for the county fair. Jerrica Lind, 4-H and youth development educator for the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Office, told the Sheridan County Fair Association about Read More

Board of Adjustments OKs variance

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan Board of Adjustments met briefly Thursday to discuss a variance request for property located at 403 S. Main St. The variance was approved unanimously. The property consists of two apartment buildings on the southeast corner of Main Street and Perkins Street. Contractors are making the buildings more stable, board Read More

Sagebrush Elementary School to present 2 concerts

SHERIDAN — Sagebrush Elementary School will present two concerts Thursday. A Christmas concert will commence at 9 a.m. and the orchestra will perform at 1 p.m. Both performances are free and open to the community. The school is located at 1685 Hillpond Dr. For more information call the school at 672-9059.

Wyo. Wilderness Assoc. to present solstice celebration

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association will present “A Winter Solstice Celebration” on Dec. 21. Celebrating wilderness and a new season at WWA, live music, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be offered from 5-9 p.m. The celebration will take place at The Black Tooth Brewing Company, 312 Broadway St. The event is free, Read More

Shop With A Cop set Dec. 21

SHERIDAN — The People Assistance Food Bank’s annual Shop with a Cop program will be Dec. 21 at Kmart. From 7-11 a.m. children will be escorted through the store by police officers to select a free item to give to their parents for Christmas. Parents can drop their children off or a bus can pick Read More

‘Music in Our Schools’ Christmas concert set for Thurs.

SHERIDAN — “Music in Our Schools” the Arvada Christmas concert will be held Thursday. The performance will commence at 6 p.m. in the multi-purpose room of Arvada Elementary. The concert is free and open to the public. The school is located at 211 Main St., Arvada. For more information contact the school at 736-2219.

Board brings in PR firm to pitch community center in BH

December 12, 2013

SHERIDAN — The SCSD 1 Recreation District board held a work session Wednesday afternoon in Sheridan to hear recommendations from Pascal Public relations with a plan for pitching a new Big Horn community center. Kelly Pascal gave board members a plan to re-try the failed Big Horn community center, in the same location. “All of Read More

Meteorologist helped facilitate highest skydive

SHERIDAN — A Cheyenne-based meteorologist who helped facilitate the highest successful skydive in history appeared as a guest speaker at Wednesday’s Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon at the Holiday Inn. Don Day addressed an audience of approximately 160 to retell the story of how he helped Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner complete the jump. Day was Read More

Press to publish enterprise project on the ACA

SHERIDAN — On Saturday, The Sheridan Press will distribute its latest enterprise reporting project, featuring in-depth reporting on the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. For several months, the news staff has been researching the ACA and interviewing business owners, organizations and individuals to explore how implementation of this law will play out locally Read More

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