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Senior Center Happenings Sept. 26, 2015

• My family doesn’t want my things — what do I do? We don’t want Mom and Dad’s stuff — what do we do? Join us on Tuesday evening at a free community presentation. Amanda Lawson of Caring Transitions and Shelley Kinnison of Real Estate Rehab will share tips and strategies for “Downsizing Your Life.”… Continue Reading

Center Stage: Italian friends and acquaintances

Several Italian families migrated to the Cambria coal mine when it was in operation from 1888-1928.  Newcastle and Cambria were named after towns in England.  Many of the Italian miners took homesteads in the area.  The CB&Q railroad needed coal and the Cambria coal mine furnished this before the vein of coal ran out. The… Continue Reading

Flu clinic set for Friday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Public Health will host its seasonal flu clinic Friday. Sheridan area residents are encouraged to stop in and get a flu shot. Those planning to get their shot should bring their insurance card. The cost is $30 per vaccine and Public Health will bill most insurance companies. For additional information, contact… Continue Reading

Reagan Day Dinner to feature Cheneys

SHERIDAN — The annual Reagan Day Dinner fundraiser will be held Oct. 3 at the Historic Sheridan Inn. The dinner will begin at 6:15 p.m. and will feature former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter, Liz Cheney. The event is open to the public, but seating will be limited. Tickets for the event… Continue Reading

‘Sound of Healing’ women’s retreat set for Nov. 6-8

SHERIDAN — The annual Sound of Healing women’s retreat is set for Nov. 6-8. The all-inclusive weekend retreat includes shared accommodations at Spearfish Canyon Lodge, five meals, nature hike and classes appropriate for all levels of yoga and music experience. Dawn Sopron and Kate Baum will teach the classes. The cost to attend is $400,… Continue Reading

New faces — Sept. 16, 2015

Amelia Jean Cox Amelia Jean Cox was born July 8, 2015, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Montana. She weighed 4 pounds. She was welcomed by parents David and Melissa Cox of Sheridan. Her sibling is sister Anna. Her grandparents are Russel and Patty Cox of Sheridan and Becky and the late Ed Smith of… Continue Reading

Tween Club to focus on DIY computers

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will gather to discuss DIY computers Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. The Tween Club meets every Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. Topics planned for the rest of the year include photography, bats, urban legends, cooking, ducks, silent films and more. For additional information, contact the library at… Continue Reading

Library to feature Fiber Arts show, stamp contest

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Fiber Arts Guild will hold its annual show at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library beginning Monday and running through Oct. 30 on the mezzanine. The show features a variety of fiber art mediums including quilting, felting, embroidery, cross stitch and knitting from local fiber artists. A public artist reception will be… Continue Reading

Women’s Council to meet in Gillette

  SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Council for Women’s Issues will continue its 50th anniversary celebration in the state with special activities in Gillette on Oct. 3, culminating in the “Fifty Years of Inspirational Women” dinner at 6 p.m. at the Campbell County Senior Center. Earlier in the day, the Council’s fall quarterly meeting is scheduled… Continue Reading

Wyoming Arts Alliance to offer weekend of art

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Arts Alliance and Ucross Foundation have invited the arts community to gather for a weekend of inspiration, learning and networking beginning Oct. 2.    Kickoff for the weekend will be at noon on Oct. 2 with a lunch and learn opportunity for nonprofits with guest speaker Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, at… Continue Reading

Green pleads not guilty to intent to deliver

SHERIDAN — Fred Green, 25, pleaded not guilty to possession of marijuana with intent to deliver following an incident in July. According to court documents, Green was arrested when a person who was allegedly planning to buy marijuana from Green was pulled over and allowed police to search his phone. Court documents said text messages… Continue Reading

Myers pleads guilty to delivery of a controlled substance

SHERIDAN — Hunter Scott Myers, 19, pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance Thursday. Fourth Judicial District Court Judge John Fenn heard a recommendation from the defense for deferred prosecution. According to court documents, Myers was arrested for the sale of marijuana. The person to whom he sold the drugs told police Myers had… Continue Reading

Woman charged with interference gets 3 years of probation

SHERIDAN — Teresa Pease, 52, was sentenced for felony interference with a peace officer and misdemeanor interference with a peace officer Thursday following an incident that occurred on North Main Street earlier this year. She was sentenced to two to three years in prison for felony interference with a peace officer, which was suspended and… Continue Reading

Red Grade Trail system opening Saturday

Red Grade Trail system opening Saturday

SHERIDAN — The first section of the Red Grade Trail system will open Saturday and will be celebrated with a day of activities. The first two miles of trail will be open and can be accessed by taking Red Grade Road southwest 7.5 miles to the upper state parking area. At 2 p.m., volunteers can… Continue Reading

Making the switch to assisted living, nursing homes

Making the switch to assisted living, nursing homes

SHERIDAN — It was not an easy decision. Shirley Miller and her husband built their life in New Mexico. There, they had a beautiful home and many good friends. But an extended trip to the hospital changed all of that. After spending several weeks in the hospital, Miller and her husband moved to Sheridan to… Continue Reading

Discourse on our students’ main course

Discourse on our students’ main course

SHERIDAN — Eating good, local food may not be as much of a challenge as it seems. Locals gathered Wednesday to talk more about what can be done to increase the amount of locally produced food in our schools. It’s part of the Farm to School program the Wyoming Department of Education is sponsoring, which… Continue Reading

PLCs continue to promote learning growth in students, staff

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 2 continues to develop and evolve its professional learning communities, which are groups that recognize and capitalize on the collective strengths and talents of staff. PLCs group teachers of similar curriculum together to share and examine their practice in an ongoing, reflective, collaborative, learning-oriented and growth-promoting way. The district’s… Continue Reading

Free school to be offered in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Free School, an educational collective dedicated to the concepts of lifelong learning, democracy and community, has begun offering free classes in the month of September. With no centralized leadership, the Free School is run by community members for community members at no cost. Free School will continue Wednesday with a fiction writing… Continue Reading

Presbyterian Women to host Fall ABC sale next week

SHERIDAN — The Presbyterian Women will hold the annual Fall ABC (Attic, Basement, Closet) sale at First Presbyterian Church on Oct. 2-3. The sale will begin at 8 a.m. Friday and end at noon. On Saturday, the sale will begin at 8 a.m. with the $2 per sack sale and will continue through noon. Books… Continue Reading

Dining for a Cause to benefit The Food Group

SHERIDAN — On Monday, Frackelton’s will donate 100 percent of its sales and gratuities to The Food Group, a local nonprofit that provides weekend backpacks of food to children in the community who otherwise would spend weekends at home with little to eat. Frackelton’s is open for lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and… Continue Reading

‘Worlds of Music’ to present Manmay La Kay Folk Band

SHERIDAN — From Wednesday through Oct. 3, Worlds of Music will present a series of school visits, workshops, performances and talks along with a community dance featuring Manmay La Kay Folk Band of Saint Lucia, West Indies. All of the events will take place in Buffalo and are free and open to the public. Buffalo’s… Continue Reading

Cattlewomen host Ag Day for local students

Cattlewomen host Ag Day for local students

Sheridan High School FFA student Bell Ward, left, points to a bull during the Sheridan County Cattlewomen Ag Day Tuesday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Fourth-grade students from Sheridan County schools converged on the fairgrounds Tuesday for the event, which was intended to expose youth to agriculture and to show where food comes from. Justin Sheely… Continue Reading

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