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SHS orchestras to present winter concert Thursday

December 2, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Baroque Orchestra, the Sheridan High School Symphony Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra will present their winter concert on Thursday. The performance will commence at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan High School Sue Henry Auditorium. Some of the performances will include the Baroque Orchestra performing Symphony No. 40 by Mozart, the Chamber Orchestra Read More

Legacy Center to present ‘Season of Love’ concert Dec. 13

SHERIDAN — The Legacy Pregnancy Resource Center will present “Season of Love” on Dec. 13. Their fourth annual Christmas concert featuring local artists will be at the WYO Theater at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. Tickets are available at the boxoffice located inside the theater at 42 Read More

Clearmont holds Christmas concerts Dec. 12

SHERIDAN — The Clearmont K-12 Band and Choir Christmas concerts will be held Dec. 12 at Clearmont Elementary School. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the community. The school is located at 1601 Meade St., Clearmont. For more information contact Elisa Olson at 758-4411 extension 107.

21st annual Festival of Trees Saturday

SHERIDAN — The 21st annual Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for all Special Olympics athletes in Region IV, will take place Saturday from 5:30-10 p.m. The event will take place at the Historic Sheridan Inn located at 856 Broadway St. Decorated trees of all sizes, both live and artifical, as well as carvings, wreaths and Read More

Start of the local holiday giving season

SHERIDAN — The day after Thanksgiving marks two holiday traditions — Black Friday and in Sheridan, the beginning of the Red Kettle Campaign of The Salvation Army. The tradition of Salvation Army Red Kettles pre-dates the Black Friday concept by decades. The first red kettles were distributed in 1891 by a Salvation Army officer who Read More

Small business unique for shopping holiday

November 29, 2013

SHERIDAN — For the first time in nearly two decades, Radio Shack opened at its regular time of 8 a.m. on Black Friday. There were no frenzied lines shivering outside the door at 5 a.m., waiting restlessly to snatch up that amazing deal. “Radio Shack does not want to follow the lead of Walmart and Read More

Sheridan man arrested for pharmacy robbery in Casper

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man was arrested in Casper earlier this week on accusations of armed robbery of a pharmacy. Derek Wood, 28, was taken into custody Monday. Casper Police Lt. Mike Thompson said earlier this month, a man wearing a black jacket with a hood appeared at the pharmacy counter within an Albertson’s grocery Read More

Tongue River Middle School Announces first quarter honor roll

From staff reports   SHERIDAN — Tongue River Middle School has announced its first quarter honor roll.   8th grade “Superintendent’s” honor roll KamiJo McCormick, Mary Miller, Cydney Mullaney, Claire Reed, Dehlaney Schulthess.   7th grade “Superintendents” honor roll Mackenzie Aksamit, Holly Hutchinson, Morgan Warren.   6th grade “Superintendents” honor roll Zaveah Kobza, Corrin Lamere, Read More

Trails End open house Dec. 6-8

SHERIDAN — The Trails End State Historic Site will host a Holiday Open House Dec. 6-8. From 1-7 p.m., daily the historic museum will be fully decorated for the season and alive with the sites, sounds and scents of Christmas in the early 1900s. The event will include special temporary exhibits, a visit from St. Read More

Sheridan College to host Science Saturday Dec. 7

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids will host December’s Science Saturday on Dec. 7. Science Saturday offers free admission to the museum for the entire community. This month the museum is featuring Caesar the Allosaurus. You can meet the new addition to the museum from 10 a.m. to noon on Read More

Sheridan Health Center hosts ‘Enroll Wyoming’ Wed.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Health Center will be hosting “Enroll Wyoming” on Wednesday. State navigators for the Affordable Care Act will hold two sessions to help residents understand the marketplace, coverage options and the enrollment process. The sessions will be held at the Fulmer Public Library in the Inner Circle at 10 a.m. and 5:30 Read More

Sheridan Inn offering walk through Dec. 7

SHERIDAN — The Historic Sheridan Inn will offer a chance to walk through their gathering group of fully decorated live and artificial Christmas trees, wreaths and other decorations which will be available in the silent and live auctions at the Festival of Trees. Come enjoy the sites of Christmas from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read More

SHS grad Erusha wins Emmy

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High Shool graduate Daniel Erusha won an Emmy on Nov. 23. Erusha graduated SHS in 2008 before graduating from the University of Mont. Missoula with a degree in Journalism. He is the son of Mike and Julie Erusha. He won an Emmy at the 37th Annual Suncoast Emmy Awards in Florida for Read More

Retailers start Black Friday madness early

SHERIDAN — Black Friday is becoming a misnomer across the nation, and Sheridan is no exception. Post-Thanksgiving sales events have, over the last few years, started earlier and earlier, and this year, big chain retailers successfully induced a shopping frenzy before turkey was even on the table. On Coffeen Avenue, Walmart’s Black Friday sales started Read More

Shoppers brave the cold to get button numbers, find local deals

SHERIDAN — For many, the holiday season isn’t official until the Christmas Stroll. This year is number 18 for the Main Street ritual, complete with hot chili and fireworks. Long gone Sheridan natives who returned home for the weekend joined the usual crowd for four hours of socializing, shopping and charity Friday night. Strollers sported Read More

Liquor licence approved for the Sheridan Inn

November 27, 2013

SHERIDAN — In a special meeting held at noon Tuesday, Sheridan City Council approved a bar and grill liquor license for the Sheridan Inn. A new license was issued for the remainder of the year, and a license renewal will cover 2014. The council approved the license by a vote of 5-0. Councilors Robert Webster Read More

Water main behind Mint breaks

SHERIDAN — A broken water line behind the Mint Bar put city utility crews to work early Tuesday morning. It took most of the day to fix the leak, which knocked out water service to at least two businesses within a two-block radius south of Grinnell Plaza. Utility Maintenance Superintendent Ken Hirschman said the operator Read More

Lost cash returned via Facebook

By Alisa Brantz The Sheridan Press SHERIDAN — Picture this. You’re walking down Main Street in Sheridan’s historic district doing some shopping, supporting your local businesses, in search of a new winter coat.­­ As you cross the street you see an envelope on the ground, pick it up. Inside is alot of money. What would Read More

Board will bring natural gas to TR valley

DAYTON — It’s official. The Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board — consisting of representatives from Dayton, Ranchester and Sheridan County School District No. 1 — met for the first time as an official governing body Tuesday night after recently receiving approval from the Wyoming Attorney General’s office. The board was formed to oversee the Read More

Thanksgiving weather just right for travel

SHERIDAN — While homebound travelers on the east coast are bracing for a Thanksgiving storm that’s predicted to impede public transit, visitors on their way to Sheridan from the midwest and western regions of the country face more favorable odds. Much of that is because the method of choice in Sheridan County, the surrounding area, Read More

Ranchester Town Hall hosts free fall festival Dec. 7

SHERIDAN — There will be a Fall Festival Dec. 7 at the Ranchester Town Hall. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the multi-purpose room and outdoors, there will be a craft bazaar and free chili lunch. For more information or to reserve free table space contact Kathie Stevens or Teri Laya at 655-2283. The Read More

Kalif Shrine hosts Christmas party Dec. 7

SHERIDAN — The Kalif Shrine will present their annual Christmas party Dec. 7. All kids are welcome to enjoy free hot dogs and chips, soft drinks, gifts and a visit from Santa. The party will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 145 W. Loucks St.

Dog and Cat Shelter hosting fundraiser

SHERIDAN — The Dog and Cat Shelter is once again helping the critter members of your family join in the holiday festivities with a fundraiser selling stockings. The hand-sewn fleece stockings are made by a local seamstress and can feature your pet’s name at the top. The cost is $10 for an unembroidered stocking and Read More

Palace hosts last free Thanksgiving dinner

Turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie, relish and casseroles. All of these dishes and more will be available downtown Sheridan at what has become a traditional event in Sheridan. Every year since 1998, the Sheridan Palace restaurant on Main Street has provided a free Thanksgiving dinner to anyone and everyone to wants to attend. Read More

Thanksgiving, Hanukkah overlap in calendar oddity

November 26, 2013

SHERIDAN — For some celebrants, the day will be an “eating event,” a time to combine two beloved holidays and their food traditions into one giant feast. For others, the combination is less about the food and more about aligning the spiritual aspects of both holidays into an overarching prayer of thanksgiving — for food, Read More

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