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‘Brown Bag,’ ‘After Hours’ sto discuss relationships

SHERIDAN — February’s “After Hours” and “Brown Bag” seminars will focus on relationships. On Tuesday and Wednesday, and again Feb. 17-18, Lynn Gordon of the Family and Personal Counseling Center will lead the discussion on family and codependency. The seminars are sponsored by Sheridan College’s continuing education program. The seminars are free and open to… Continue Reading

Emborg to share information on SCSD2 Gollings art

SHERIDAN — Local historian and history teacher Tyson Emborg will share the history of local artist William Gollings at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Holy Name Parish Center. Sheridan County School District 2 owns several Gollings paintings appraised at more than $3.2 million. The district is currently negotiating with Whitney Benefits for the sale of… Continue Reading

Flu season means something different for local schools

Flu season means something different for local schools

SHERIDAN — Flu management in schools is no easy task, one that all local administrators say begins with vaccinations, continues with standard hand washing and health procedures and then grows into a variable array of efforts. February has begun and with it comes the peak of flu season, but already this season has seen the… Continue Reading

Making the move to smoke-free

Making the move to smoke-free

SHERIDAN — Lorraine King immediately felt the difference. As soon as she stepped inside Kim’s Family Restaurant, King rushed toward the long-time owner Young Ki Kim and gave him a hug. “Thank you,” she told him while embracing the owner. With a puzzled and surprised look on his face, Kim asked why. “You know why,”… Continue Reading

Agendas Feb. 7, 2015

Sheridan County Conservation District Regular meeting 4 p.m. Monday Cottonwood Building, upstairs conference room 1949 Sugarland Drive • Call to Order • Approval of Agenda • Contracts/Request 1. Project Payments 2. Social Indicators Survey Project 3. Forster Enterprises, Stinger Agreement 4. Summer Internship Opportunity • Minutes 1. Jan. 13, 2015 • Financial 1. Monthly Budget… Continue Reading

Generals fall to Central Wyoming

SHERIDAN — Looking at the box score from the Sheridan College men’s basketball team’s loss Friday night against Central Wyoming, it’s hard to pinpoint what caused the Generals demise. They outrebounded Central 40-33; they only had nine turnovers and they brought down 17 rebounds on the offensive end. They shot just 57 percent from the… Continue Reading

Lady Generals outplay Central Wyoming 61-60

Lady Generals outplay Central Wyoming 61-60

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Lady Generals brought down 19 offensive rebounds Friday night, none bigger than Tamara Brine’s with one second left that sent her to the free-throw line for the game winning point to beat Central Wyoming 61-60. The play was called to get Sheridan’s leading scorer Tiana Hanson a one-on-one drive down… Continue Reading

Column: Money was tight when I was a kid

Bob Huff grew up in Upton. He is a driver for the mini-bus managed by the Senior Center. Center Stage is written by friends of the Senior Center for the Sheridan Community.  It is a collection of insights and stories related to living well at every age. Money was scarce when I was a youth.… Continue Reading

Calm your mind, renew yourself through yoga

Calm your mind, renew yourself through yoga

From the Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — Yoga is an ancient discipline, experiencing a renewal today around our country.  It involves moving your body into various positions called postures.  The classical point of yoga and its posture is to get your  body “out of the way” so as  to calm your mind. If one were… Continue Reading

Summit Award winner: Holly Trujillo

A focus on her future distinguishes this week’s Summit Award winner, Holly Trujillo. Trujillo has challenged herself to attain success in all aspects of her life.  Academically she set a goal of achieving straight As from the sixth grade forward, and with only a couple of B+s along the way, she has been recognized as… Continue Reading

Learning and growing through serving others

Learning and growing  through serving others

By the 11th-grade English class Fort Mackenzie High School SHERIDAN —Fort Mackenzie High School students complete 750 to 1,000 hours of community service annually, under the belief that doing so will help them learn, grow and connect with others, among many other benefits. Through such projects as helping to clean parks, raising funds for nonprofits… Continue Reading

AARP meeting to be held at Senior Center

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan chapter of AARP will host a meeting Feb. 13 at the Sheridan Senior Center. A musical program of ballads from the ‘20s, ‘30s and ‘40s will be presented by Alex Banks and pianist Kristy Ballew. All members of the community are welcome to attend this free event. The evening will begin… Continue Reading

‘Conversations in History’ at the Senior Center Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host Helen Laumann of the Sheridan County Historical Society for the next “Conversations in History” on Wednesday. This series of casual conversations surrounding specific portions of Sheridan area history is free and open to the public. Wednesday’s meeting will run from 10-11 a.m. and will focus on the… Continue Reading

Harry Jackson exhibit to open at Ucross on Monday

Harry Jackson exhibit to  open at Ucross on Monday

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson. The show is the first of its kind since 1953 and will open at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery on Monday. A public reception for “Well-Aimed Lightning: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” will take place Feb. 21… Continue Reading

City awarded $3 million, plus loans for projects

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan received funding approval for three water projects from the State Loan and Investment Board Thursday that will allow the city to produce hydropower, to install more efficient water meters and to install a larger water main along Leopard Street. “We are blessed in Wyoming to have many funding resources… Continue Reading

Plans in the works to bring racing back to area

SHERIDAN — Auto racing is back in Sheridan. Craig Draper, a contractor and former racer from Casper, will take over as the new manager and owner of Sheridan Speedway, located east of Sheridan off of Industrial Lane. Draper has entered into a three-year lease-to-purchase agreement with the current owners Clint Jensen and Rod Will. Anytime… Continue Reading

A-C student wins statewide poetry contest

A-C student wins statewide poetry contest

CLEARMONT — Dylan Collins, a senior at Arvada-Clearmont High School, won the 2015 Wyoming Poetry Out Loud competition held Monday and Tuesday in Cheyenne. Poetry Out Loud is a memorization and performance competition for ninth- through 12th-grade students. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, the program is administered locally… Continue Reading

County to alter its notification requirements

SHERIDAN — In its notification of the public and surrounding landowners about applications for zoning or subdivision changes, variances, conditional use permits and quarry permits, Sheridan County has typically exceeded requirements set by state statute. However, the county’s regulations regarding notification are inconsistent, complicated, tedious and costly at times, County Planner Mark Reid said. That… Continue Reading

Firefighters thank supporters for opposition to SF123

SHERIDAN— Senate File 123, the bill that would have made arbitration with firefighter unions non-binding to governing bodies was defeated in the Senate Thursday by a narrow vote. “I thank all the wonderful people who emailed and called nonstop,” Sheridan Local 276 representative George Neeson said Friday morning about the bill failing. “That was really the… Continue Reading

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