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MSU releases fall honor roll

SHERIDAN — The Montana State University 2015 fall semester honor roll included several students from Sheridan County. There are two MSU honor roll lists — the President’s and the Dean’s Honor Roll. Students must complete 12 credit hours to qualify for either list. Students with perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester were named to the… Continue Reading

Wright named to dean’s list

SHERIDAN — Mali Wright of Sheridan was recently named to the Newman University dean’s list for the fall semester. Students named to the list completed 12 credit hours and attained a GPA of 3.5 or better. Newman University is a Catholic university located in Wichita, Kansas. Continue Reading

Fuka to present at Big Horn City Historical Society

BIG HORN — The Big Horn City Historical Society will gather Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse. The January meeting will feature a program on the Tongue River Battle that happened near Ranchester in 1865. Ken Fuka will give the presentation. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. with a… Continue Reading

Local computer whiz moves from teaching to real estate

Local computer whiz moves from teaching  to real estate

SHERIDAN — After 23 years, Rose Hendrickson is leaving Sheridan College to pursue a career in real estate. “I’m just excited about helping the community doing something different,” she said in a recent interview. Hendrickson graduated from Sheridan College in 1993 and has worked there since, while on the side earning her bachelor’s degree in… Continue Reading

Loucks Street project, water and sewer rates on city agenda

SHERIDAN — Sheridan city councilors will discuss awarding a $2.5 million contract for a reconstruction project on West Loucks Street during their regularly scheduled meeting Monday at 7 p.m. “The project is a neighborhood reconstruction project replacing sanitary sewer mains, water mains, existing storm drains, portions of sidewalk, portions of curb, gutter and parking areas,… Continue Reading

City officials declare Snow Alert for Monday night

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan declared a Snow Alert for Monday night. The city will commence curb-to-curb snow removal in areas of the city. The street crews began the process Sunday night. Crews will resume the work Monday around midnight and work until approximately 9 a.m. Tuesday. During these hours, area residents are asked… Continue Reading

Lupton retires after 28 years of military service

Lupton retires after 28 years of military service

SHERIDAN — Chief Warrant Officer Two Paul M. Lupton was placed on the retired list of the U.S. Army on Dec. 1, 2015, after 28 years of service. Lupton began his career in the Wyoming Army National Guard working as a medic assigned to Headquarters, 1/49th Field Artillery Battalion at the Sheridan Armory. He is… Continue Reading

Enzi makes nominations to service academies

SHERIDAN — Sheridan students Davis Aldean, Kerry Powers and Cole Kayser and Ranchester resident LeeAnna Mitchell made U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi’s list of nominees to the U.S. service academies for 2016. Aldean and Powers received nominations to the Air Force Academy. Kayser received a nomination to the Military Academy and the Naval Academy. Mitchell received… Continue Reading

UW announces 2015 fall semester President’s Honor Roll

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming listed 28 students from Sheridan County on the 2015 fall semester President’s Honor Roll. The President’s Honor Roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates who earned a 4.0 GPA for the semester. To be eligible, students must have been enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours taken for letter… Continue Reading

Arts Council accepting applications for Visual Arts Fellowship

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2017 Visual Arts Fellowships. Open to Wyoming residents, the fellowships are merit-based awards selected on the artist’s portfolio and honoring work that reflects serious and exceptional investigation. Artists working in any media may apply. The deadline to apply is March 21, and applications must… Continue Reading

Center Stage: Valentine tributes and fun facts

Did you know that you can celebrate Valentine’s Day several times a year?  According to an article by Elizabeth Hanes on the History website, called “6 Surprising Facts about St. Valentine” because of the abundance of St. Valentines on the Roman Catholic roster, you can choose to celebrate the saint multiple times each year. Besides… Continue Reading

Cowboy up with your diabetes management

Cowboy up with your diabetes management

SHERIDAN — It’s a fit much like putting on your favorite pair of well-broken in boots: managing your own diabetes or pre-diabetes. What does it mean to cowboy up in managing your diabetes? According to one definition, to cowboy up is to keep going when the going is tough. But it does not mean going… Continue Reading

Out with the old, in with the new

SHERIDAN — On Sat., Nov. 7, 2015, the starting block on lane eight broke at Sheridan Junior High School. The Sheridan High School pool is located at the Sheridan Junior High School in the Early building. The Sheridan Veterans Day meet was going on for the Sheridan Swim Team and other USA sanctioned teams in… Continue Reading

Rotary Club to host dueling piano duo fundraiser Jan. 22

SHERIDAN — The Rotary Club will host an all-request dueling piano duo for a fundraiser set for Jan. 22 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall. The Dueling Duo will sing and play attendee requests throughout the evening. The event will also include hors d’oeuvres, drinks and door prizes. Doors open at 7 p.m. and… Continue Reading

WWA to host Backcountry Film Festival Friday

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association will present the Winter Wildlands Alliance’s 11th annual Backcountry Film Festival on Friday at Black Tooth Brewing Company in Sheridan. The Backcountry Film Festival is renowned for its collaboration with filmmakers, ranging from grassroots to professional, from all corners of the globe. The festival provides a fresh line-up of… Continue Reading

Barrasso visits; talks elections, coal

Barrasso visits; talks elections, coal

SHERIDAN — Speaking to and fielding questions from members of the local Rotary Club Friday afternoon, U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, talked extensively on a variety of hot-button issues including the pending presidential election. Many of his comments were well-received by the club, especially on the topic of federal governmental overreach, which dominated the conversation.… Continue Reading

CiViC Project now accepting applications for 2016 program

CiViC Project now accepting applications for 2016 program

SHERIDAN — The Center for a Vital Community is now accepting applications for the next round of the CiViC Project, its flagship leadership program meant to help emerging and existing leaders identify community issues and create change. Bill Mease and Julie Stieff, contracted consultants from the Blandin Foundation, conduct the training, which includes a full… Continue Reading

Agendas — Jan. 16, 2016

Sheridan County School District 1 6 p.m. Tuesday Big Horn High School, Room 211 333 Highway 335, Big Horn • Call the meeting to order • Pledge of Allegiance • Reading of mission statement • Roll call • Approval of agenda • Presentations/recognitions A. Teacher of the Month B. Apple Award C. Mass customized learning… Continue Reading

ACT, CoBank make donations to Volunteers of America

ACT, CoBank make donations  to Volunteers of America

SHERIDAN — ACT of Sheridan and CoBank announced a pair of $1,500 donations to support Volunteers of America. “We believe in Volunteers of America, and want to support their mission,” said Jason Wille, marketing and sales supervisor at ACT. “We are thankful for all they do to help others in our community.” According to a… Continue Reading

Preparing for another round of ‘We the People’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School “We the People” team will perform a dress rehearsal for the state competition Jan. 22 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library in the Inner Circle. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and will feature 31 government students from SHS as they prepare for the Feb. 1 competition.… Continue Reading

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