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WYO Theater to host ‘Live from The Met’ Saturday

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present Puccini’s “Turandot” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 10:55 a.m. Saturday. As part of its efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, The Metropolitan Opera in New York launched the series of opera performances transmitted live to… Continue Reading

Free fly-tying class set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Fly Shop of the Bighorns will host a free fly-tying clinic Saturday. The clinic will take place from 1-3 p.m. and is presented by the Little Bighorn Chapter of Trout Unlimited. No advance signup is required; attendees can just show up for the class. For additional information, call the Fly Shop of… Continue Reading

Second annual dad, daughter dance set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The second annual Dad and Daughter Dance will take place Saturday from 6-9 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. The evening is a fundraiser that will include dancing and a silent auction. Those planning to attend are welcome to dress up. Professional photos will be available for purchase. Dinner will be… Continue Reading

BHHS theater students to present ‘Peter/Wendy’

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School theater students will present “Peter/Wendy” on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the BHHS auditorium. The play is the story of Peter and Wendy from “Peter Pan,” stripped down to the bare elements of its messages about growing up and life. Admission is free and no reservations are needed.… Continue Reading

Art center to exhibit Caywood’s ‘Cow Country’

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host a “cattle show” of sorts, in Sonja Caywood’s “Cow Country” exhibition, hanging in the historical train depot’s front gallery Jan. 27 through March 8. The public is invited to attend the opening reception on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Caywood paints from her… Continue Reading

VOA to host open house, kickoff event Tuesday

SHERIDAN — Volunteers of America will celebrate the opening of its new offices and will kick off its statewide Supportive Services for Veteran Families program on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at 1876 S Sheridan Ave. The kickoff event and open house are open to the public. VOA was awarded a one-year, $2 million grant from… Continue Reading

Wohl’s new book focus of Wed. reception, reading

SHERIDAN — When Jane Elkington Wohl began writing poetry “seriously” in her early 30s, she had little idea it would become a lifelong passion. Now, as she enters her final semester of full-time teaching at Sheridan College, Wohl will look back on her time at the college and her own poetry with a reception and… Continue Reading

Theatre Guild to host auditions through Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will conduct auditions for the group’s next production, “Yankee Tavern,” Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. each day. The auditions will take place at the Carriage House Theater. The play will be directed by Aaron Odom and those planning to audition will read a prepared monologue followed by… Continue Reading

SLIB grant paves way for Clearmont street repairs

SHERIDAN — A $290,000 grant will help Clearmont pave the way for street repairs. Officials from the Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board announced Thursday that the town of Clearmont has been awarded $290,000 in state grants. Clearmont is required to evenly match the grant. The grant paves the way for street upgrades in the… Continue Reading

Out of the bust, into the American dream

Out of the bust,  into the American dream

DAYTON — There’s no arguing the demanding nature of Dan Bockman’s job. He often finds himself working long hours, both in freezing temperatures in the winter or under the scorching hot sun in the summer.  When he’s not working with his hands, he spends his time buried in paperwork and trying to find his next… Continue Reading

SCSO: Sheridan County man shot out residence’s windows

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan County man is facing prison time for shooting out the windows of a residence near Arvada. Loyd Belus is charged with property destruction and is facing up to 10 years imprisonment, a fine of $10,000 or both if he is convicted. An affidavit of probable cause alleges that on Aug. 10,… Continue Reading

Agendas — Jan. 23, 2016

Sheridan County School District 1 Work session 9 a.m. Wednesday Central Office 1127 Dayton St., Ranchester • Call the meeting to order • Approval of agenda • Budget discussion • Executive session A. Legal B. Personnel C. Property • Adjournment Sheridan Planning Commission 7 p.m. Monday Sheridan City Hall 55 Grinnel Plaza • Call to… Continue Reading

Protect yourself from fraud: File with the IRS

SHERIDAN — The IRS and AARP Foundation tax aide volunteers are encouraging everyone to file a tax return for 2015 regardless if they don’tmeet the filing requirements. Why? “It’s part of the IRS campaign to try to protect us from fraud,” said Janet Dill. Dill has been preparing tax forms for AARP Foundation’s Tax Aid… Continue Reading

Michelle Keller: building bridges

Michelle Keller: building bridges

SHERIDAN — You wouldn’t immediately conclude that Michelle Keller is a bridge builder when you first meet her. But she is. Tongue River Valley resident Keller has joined the Sheridan Senior Center team. Her objective? To increase community awareness of what services are available for older residents to maintain independent living in their homes. For… Continue Reading

Chauncey named this week’s Summit Award winner

Chauncey named this week’s Summit Award winner

Academics for All is pleased to announce that this week’s Summit Award winner is Minna Chauncey, daughter of Jacilynn Bennett and Wesley Chauncey. Chauncey enjoys baking, cooking, being creative and artistic, as well as spending time outdoors. As a Sheridan High School senior, Chauncey has completed four Advanced Placement courses, received academic letters for the… Continue Reading

A creative mind contemplates spontaneity of life

A creative mind contemplates spontaneity of life

SHERIDAN — Senior Jillian Stalker can be seen around the school wearing a piñata costume on Halloween, a yellow rain coat she bought in London, or her plaid blazer. Stalker wears “spontaneous” on her sleeve and symbols of travel on her backpack. “I like to create things, I always have,” explained Stalker. “Whether it be… Continue Reading

The Dave Munsick Band to perform at Sheridan Inn

SHERIDAN — The Dave Munsick Band will perform Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the Sheridan Inn. The performance is part of a winter concert and dance series, with additional dates set for Feb. 12, March 4 and March 18. Admission to the performance and dance is $5 per couple or $3 per individual. For additional… Continue Reading

Chamber to host two-day Legislative Forum at City Hall

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a two-day Legislative Forum at Sheridan City Hall. The event provides more than 30 Sheridan County organizations and individuals the opportunity to share updates and issues with local representatives to the Wyoming Legislature, which convenes Feb. 8. For additional information, contact the Sheridan County Chamber… Continue Reading

Sheridan College to get new crosswalk on Coffeen

SHERIDAN— Sheridan College will get a signalized crosswalk to help pedestrians and bikers cross Coffeen Avenue more safely. Work will begin after graduation on May 14 and should take roughly eight weeks to complete, according to school officials. “This is very important for our students,” President Paul Young said at the monthly Northern Wyoming Community… Continue Reading

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