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Teacher hopes to help students make food, life connections

SHERIDAN — Woodland Park Elementary School has been awarded a hydroponic, vertical growing planter from the Wyoming Department of Education through the “From Seed to Plate” program. WPE first-grade teacher Mary Smiley said she was approached by a parent of one of her students, Beth Music, about the grant opportunity and interest in bringing the… Continue Reading

Arvada Christmas Concert set for Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Arvada Elementary School Christmas Concert will be held Tuesday. The concert is free and open to the public. The performance will commence at the Powder River Community Center in Arvada at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Elisa Olson at 758-4411 extension 107. The Powder River Community Center is located at 9… Continue Reading

Tickets available for Community Holiday Dinner

SHERIDAN — Tickets are now available for the annual Community Holiday Dinner. The event is free to all members of the community but tickets are required to attend. The dinner will be held Sunday from 4-7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. Dinner will be served and Santa Claus will be on-site delivering presents… Continue Reading

Holy Name art show on display at library

SHERIDAN — The 16th annual Holy Name School student art exhibit will be on display beginning Wednesday through Jan. 30 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. An opening reception will be held Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. The reception is free and open to all members of the community. The exhibit will feature the artwork… Continue Reading

Little beauties flourish and grow in local pageants

Little beauties flourish and grow in local pageants

SHERIDAN — The stage lights come on and the audience cheers. The beauty queen hopeful floats onto stage wearing a flowing dress and a bright smile. At the end of this age-old tradition, a winner will be crowned and with the prized sash will come a scholarship for the pageant champion. But in this competition,… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Nov. 29, 2014

Arvada Elementary concert Tuesday SHERIDAN — The Arvada Elementary School Christmas Concert will be held Tuesday. The concert is free and open to the public. The performance will commence at the Powder River Community Center in Arvada at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Elisa Olson at 758-4411, ext. 107. The Powder River Community Center… Continue Reading

Agendas Nov. 29, 2014

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting 8:45 a.m. Monday Second floor, Commission Library Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main Street • Call to order • Voucher review • Staff and elected reports • Adjourn Board of County Commissioners meeting 9 a.m. Tuesday Second floor boardroom #220 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St.… Continue Reading

Senior Center Happenings Nov. 29, 2014

• Healthy U! health fair focuses on Emergency Preparedness. Pick up tips and information for being prepared for an emergency.  The GoSafe medical alert system will be demonstrated. There will be a drawing for a $100 Car Care package donated by Fremont Toyota of Sheridan. The fair is Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in… Continue Reading

Column: The spirit of holiday spirit

Rindy West is the Development Director at the Sheridan 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. We sure appreciate all of the warm wishes during the Holidays and say thank you… Continue Reading

Bighorn National Forest lecture to address fire and insect risk

SHERIDAN — Bighorn National Forest Resources Staff Officer Bernie Bornong will present a public lecture Wednesday about how the two major agents of change on subalpine forests — fire and bark beetles — could affect the Bighorn National Forest. “Landscape Scale Changes in Subalpine Forests — Fire and Beetles” will focus on how the forests… Continue Reading

Festival of Trees to be held Dec. 8

SHERIDAN — The 22nd annual Festival of Trees will be held Dec. 8 at the Whitney Academic Center Atrium at Sheridan College. The event will include cocktails and a live and silent auction. Silent auction items have been donated by community members and businesses, and the live auction will include various trips and a wide… Continue Reading

Improving education on the reservation: The First People’s Center for Education trains teachers to educate Native American students

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County is known throughout the state and regionally for its strong educational systems, so it comes as no surprise that the community houses an educational nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the level of education for Native students. The First People’s Center for Education officially formed in 2004 with the mission to improve… Continue Reading

Future of Burgess Junction Visitor Center still unknown

SHERIDAN — Plans continue to evolve for use of the Burgess Junction Visitor Center located approximately 50 miles west of Sheridan near the junction of U.S. Highways 14 and 14A. In April, Bighorn National Forest staff began seeking individuals or firms who would be interested in providing alternative uses for the facility that was closed… Continue Reading

Santa at the Kalif Shrine Temple Dec. 6

SHERIDAN — Santa will be at the Kalif Shrine Temple on Dec. 6. From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. he will give out Christmas stockings to all children. The Kalif Shrine will serve free hot dogs, chips and pop. For more information, contact Warren Pearson at 752-0394. The temple is located at 145 W. Loucks… Continue Reading

Edward A. Whitney Center wins ‘Outstanding Project’ award

Edward A. Whitney Center wins ‘Outstanding Project’ award

SHERIDAN — Learning by Design magazine recently selected Sheridan College’s Edward A. Whitney Academic Center as an “Outstanding Project” in its 2014 Awards of Excellence publication. Learning by Design, “the premier source for education design innovation and excellence,” featured the Sheridan College building in the New Construction/Addition category in its fall 2014 publication. “The expansion and… Continue Reading

Legacy Pregnancy Center annual Christmas concert Dec. 5

SHERIDAN — The Legacy Pregnancy Center will present its annual Christmas concert, “Blessings,” Dec. 5. The concert will feature local artists at the WYO Theater beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. For more information, call 673-4757. The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St. Continue Reading

Saturday Events Nov. 28, 2014

Events for Nov. 29, 2014 • 1 p.m. Thanksgiving Invitational Basketball Tournament, Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome, Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave., $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 Sheridan College students with Activity Card or high school age and under Continue Reading

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