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City Council awards water line project to Wilson Bros. Construction

December 17, 2013

SHERIDAN — Sheridan City Council voted Monday to award a bid for the Northwest Water Transmission Line Project to Wilson Bros. Construction out of Cowley in the amount of $3,272,815. The entire amount has been funded by a Wyoming Water Development Commission grant. Project Engineer Joe Schoen said the city hopes to begin construction in Read More

Ott named regional president of Wells Fargo banks

SHERIDAN — Joy N. Ott has been name regional president over all Montana and Wyoming Wells Fargo banks. She began her career 34 years ago as a credit analyst and became president of Montana in 2000. She is a graduate of the University of Montana and active in her current community of Billings, Mont. Adding Read More

‘Christmas at the Carriage House’ Thurs., Fri.

SHERIDAN — “Christmas at the Carriage House,” an old-fashioned Christmas celebration featuring stories and songs, will be presented Thursday and Friday. Performances will commence at 7:30 p.m. each day. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, students and military. Advanced tickets may be purchased at the WYO Theater box office located inside the Read More

County Museum hosting open house this weekend

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host a Holiday Open House this weekend. Open from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, all members of the community are invited to this free event. On Saturday at 12:30 p.m. Craig Johnson will read his annual Christmas story and sell signed copies of his book. Other Read More

McGlothlin enjoys volunteering, lending a hand

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

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