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Sheridan man enters not guilty plea for child endangerment

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man pleaded not guilty to one charge of child endangerment Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court. Kyle Nelson, 26, was charged after a Nov. 25 search warrant executed on his home resulted in his arrest. Police searching the home discovered drug paraphernalia, some with methamphetamine residue, littering the basement in a… Continue Reading

Senior Center to offer tax help Tuesdays, Thursdays

SHERIDAN — Free tax help sponsored by the AARP in coordination with the Internal Revenue Service will be offered at the Senior Center this year. The tax help and preparation will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the tax season, beginning Tuesday. Organizers said it is necessary to bring all pertinent paperwork and forms… Continue Reading

TRMS announces Principal’s honor roll

RANCHESTER — Officials at Tongue River Middle School recently released the names of students who earned a spot on the Principal’s Honor Roll. The following students earned at least a 3.67 GPA in the second quarter and had no grades lower than a C. Eighth grade Anastasia Beutler, Theron Kalasinsky, AJ Lytton, Olivia Miller, Tiffanie… Continue Reading

Brinton, SC to host ceramic artist for lecture, workshop

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum in partnership with Sheridan College will host an internationally-known ceramic artist for a lecture and workshop next week. Gail Kendall is an Emeritus Professor of Art at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. She will give an evening lecture Thursday at 7 p.m. in The Brinton Museum’s Reception Galley. The… Continue Reading

SC offering tax assistance again this year

SHERIDAN — It’s almost tax season and students and faculty in the Sheridan College business department will offer the free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program again this year. The program, which is a branch of the Wyoming Free Tax Service, will meet at Sheridan College’s Griffith Memorial Building, room 10. The scheduled times are Feb.… Continue Reading

TRMS releases honor rolls

RANCHESTER — Officials at Tongue River Middle School recently released the names of students who earned a spot on the school’s Superintendent’s Honor Roll. The following students earned a 4.0 GPA in the second quarter and had an A in every subject. Eighth grade Mackenzie Aksamit, Emily Elliot, Jaren Fritz, Holly Hutchinson, Annie Kerns, Macey… Continue Reading

SMH to host three more ACA presentations

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital staff will offer three final public presentations to assist individuals interested in signing up for health insurance through the marketplace under the Affordable Care Act. The presentations will be held Tuesday from 11 a.m. to noon and 6-7 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon. All three presentations will… Continue Reading

Creating functional art

Creating functional art

Lloyd Marsden holds a wood bowl after finishing it on the lathe. The bowl will have to dry for several days before Marsden sands and oils it. The bowl will be auctioned at a fundraiser for the Sagebrush Community Art Center in Sheridan. Marsden has been turning wood since his youth — his father was… Continue Reading

Bear Cloud eligible for parole after serving 25 years

SHERIDAN — Family and friends of Wyatt Bear Cloud gathered Tuesday in 4th Judicial District Court as he received a more lenient penalty in the third round of sentencing stemming from the 2009 murder of local businessman Robert Ernst. Bear Cloud had been sentenced to life in prison in 2011 in connection with the crime,… Continue Reading

Dayton Town Council prepares to fill vacant seat

DAYTON — Members of Dayton Town Council met Tuesday to prepare for upcoming interviews of candidates who have applied to fill an open seat on the Council. Mayor Norm Anderson also used the work study to discuss various dos and don’ts he’d like to see followed by the Council, which will consist of three new… Continue Reading

‘Jentel Presents’ set for Tuesday at local art center

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will present this month’s artists and writers at “Jentel Presents” on Tuesday. From 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center a variety of artists and writers will present about their craft and their time at the residency program located in Ucross. The free event is open… Continue Reading

UW announces fall semester President’s Honor Roll

SHERIDAN — Officials at the University of Wyoming recently released the 2014 fall semester President’s Honor Roll list. Thirty-two students from Sheridan County were named to the list, which includes students in undergraduate programs who earned a 4.0 grade point average for the semester. To be eligible, students must have been enrolled in a minimum… Continue Reading

Akcita Win to meet Tuesday at Holiday Inn

SHERIDAN — The February Akcita Win meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn in the Gourmet Room on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Heidi Heuerman will be the guest speaker and will discuss landscape fiber painting. The meeting will also include the Secret Sister unveiling. The event is free and open to the public. For… Continue Reading

Senior Center announces 2015 Keystone honorees

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center announced the 2015 Keystone Award honorees Monday. The individuals being honored this year will be Mary Kraft, Barbara Walter and Kim Love. The Keystone Awards began in 2011 and celebrate individuals with a lifetime achievement of service. The three honorees will be recognized at an awards ceremony at the… Continue Reading

Kinskey sponsors firefighter arbitration bill

SHERIDAN — Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, has sponsored a bill in the Wyoming Legislature that would make arbitration non-binding on governing bodies that must go into hearings with a neutral third-party mediator in order to settle employment contract negotiations with firefighter unions. Kinskey said the bill — Senate File 123 — places final say on… Continue Reading

66 º: Monday temperature in Sheridan sets record high

SHERIDAN — While the East Coast readied for what forecasters said would be a record-setting blizzard, Sheridan area residents were soaking in the sunshine and warmth. According to the National Weather Service out of Billings, Montana, Sheridan recorded a record high temperature at approximately 3 p.m. Monday. The 66-degree weather topped the 2002 record of… Continue Reading

Koetting charged with distribution of meth

SHERIDAN — Kristopher Koetting was back in court Monday before he was able to begin serving the probation to which he was sentenced on Friday. Koetting appeared in Sheridan County Circuit Court on one charge of distribution of a methamphetamine, a felony that was pending before his sentencing on separate charges last week. He had… Continue Reading

Clemens death ruled suicide

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Coroner’s Office has ruled the Jan. 16 death of 33-year-old Michelle Clemens a suicide. Clemens was killed when her car was hit by two Burlington Northern Santa Fe locomotives just north of Sheridan. Matt Jones, the BNSF director of public affairs for Wyoming and Montana, said the locomotives had been… Continue Reading

Fat bike keg pull set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Bicycle Co. and the Black Tooth Brewing Company have partnered to host a fat bike keg pull street party Thursday. The fat bike keg pulling will begin at 6 p.m. at the brewery. Live music from Shot in the Foot will begin at 8 p.m. Organizers said heat lamps will be… Continue Reading

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