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Randel, Joy wed in Sheridan

Randel, Joy wed in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — Jeri R. Randel and Gary E. Joy, both of Sheridan, were wed Oct. 18, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church. Randel is the daughter of Theodore and Mary Jo Heit. She is currently retired. Joy is the son of William and Evalyn Joy. He is also retired. Continue Reading

Fort Phil Kearny to host annual Kids’ Pheasant Hunt

SHERIDAN — Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site will host the fourth annual Kids’ Pheasant Hunt on Nov. 28-29. The event is an opportunity for families and friends wanting to hunt with young people ages 17 and younger to harvest pheasants, practice safe hunting skills and enjoy the Piney Creek landscape at the historic fort… Continue Reading

Hospital to host hospice training in December

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Hospice of the Big Horns will have a volunteer training beginning in December. The training will consist of four sessions, which will extend into January 2016. Volunteers have flexible hours and can participate in various ways: helping out in homes, in the hospice office or at various activities throughout the… Continue Reading

Agenda — Nov. 21, 2015

Sheridan County Commission  Staff Meeting 9 a.m. Monday Second floor Commission Library Sheridan County Courthouse 224 S. Main St. • Call to Order •  Discussion with Matt Redle, County Attorney, regarding the hiring of a Deputy County Attorney • Staff/Elected Reports • Discussion with Eric Nations, introducing the non-profit organization Big Horn Archery and Outdoors… Continue Reading

Man sentenced to 3-5 years for choking girlfriend

SHERIDAN — A man who choked his girlfriend was sentenced Thursday to three to five years in prison with a chance to get out sooner pending successful completion of the Youthful Offender Boot Camp. Alexander Ascherin, 23, of Sheridan, entered into a plea agreement in September for felony strangulation of a household member. Under terms of… Continue Reading

Myers given deferred prosecution on marijuana charge

SHERIDAN — A man convicted of selling marijuana in Sheridan could avoid a felony conviction if he can follow the terms of a deferred prosecution. Hunter Myers, 19, was sentenced Thursday to one to five years of supervised probation. If he succeeds with probation, the felony conviction would not stay on his record. Deputy County and… Continue Reading

SMH Trees of Love tree lighting set for Dec. 6

SHERIDAN — The annual tree lighting open house for Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Christmas Trees of Love will be Dec. 6 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the front lobby of the hospital. The trees will be lit at 5 p.m. and refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the trees provide residents the opportunity… Continue Reading

Library’s Tween Club to gather Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will gather to learn about ducks Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. The Tween Club meets every Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. Topics planned for the rest of the year include silent films, GPS/GIS and a New Year’s Eve Party. For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.… Continue Reading

What fall means to college-bound seniors

SHERIDAN — Fall time means crunchy leaves, the first frost or snow and a recirculation of wool back into the wardrobe. Wait a second. Fall time means college applications essays, early decision deadlines and scholarship hunting. If you’re lucky enough to be past your senior year in high school, you can go ahead and enjoy… Continue Reading

More bite to Dayton law dealing with vicious animals

DAYTON — The Dayton Town Council approved the second reading of an animal ordinance that updates definitions and penalties for vicious and noisy pets. “This will give us a little bit more teeth in enforcement,” Mayor Norm Anderson said. The old law included some outdated, confusing language that caused at least one court case to… Continue Reading

Friends of Library Auction raises $42,000

Friends of Library Auction raises $42,000

SHERIDAN — Organizers of the 33rd annual Friends of the Library Auction were unsure how residents would turn out for this year’s new format, which featured a band, martini bar and live auctions. After running the numbers, the organization got its answer: People reacted really, really well to the 2015 setup, raising $42,000 in gross… Continue Reading

SC wind, jazz ensembles to perform Sunday at SHS

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Department of Music will present the Sheridan Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble in their inaugural concert under the direction of Dr. Eric Richards, SC’s new director of bands and jazz studies. The concert will take place Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan High School auditorium. The Wind Ensemble will… Continue Reading

Give with Impact this weekend

SHERIDAN — Bought Beautifully, a Sheridan-based nonprofit, is organizing a pop-up market for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bought Beautifully is a nonprofit marketplace representing organizations that make ethical products and use their business to share God’s love. The market will take place Saturday at the Shall We Dance Ballroom, located at 20… Continue Reading

Birding at The Brinton set for Saturday

BIG HORN — Dr. Jackie Canterbury of the Bighorn Audubon Society, in cooperation with The Brinton Museum, will lead another session of the monthly bird walk at The Brinton on Saturday. “Birding at the Brinton” is a free event open to all ages and abilities. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars if they have them. Attendees… Continue Reading

TRVCC to host Turkey Hoop Shoot on Monday

DAYTON — The Tongue River Valley Community Center will host its annual Turkey Hoop Shoot on Monday at 6:30 p.m. The cost to participate is $2 per person. Participants get five extra shots when they bring two canned goods to be donated to the Tongue River Valley annual food drive. Participants will compete to win… Continue Reading

WYO Wranglers to gather Sun.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan WYO Wranglers will gather Sunday from 3-6 p.m. for their monthly meeting at the Sheridan College AgriPark Arena. Stacey Ellenwood will do a demonstration on horse massage and Ronda Holwell will discuss public speaking and team building. In addition, Chris Hepp will cover some basic horsemanship skills. The gathering is open… Continue Reading

CAST: Interest in local flights growing

SHERIDAN — One day away from the first commercial flight out of the Sheridan County Airport in more than six months, members of the Critical Air Service Team say interest in flights out of Sheridan is growing. While no specific number was provided on the number of tickets booked, Dave Searle, the chief volunteer officer… Continue Reading

High winds cause power outages, damage

High winds cause power outages, damage

SHERIDAN — A storm front blowing in from the north caused widespread power outages across Sheridan County Wednesday morning. As of 8 a.m., Montana-Dakota Utilities’ website, which tracks outages in the company’s service area, showed more than 100 customers were without power. Areas affected included homes in Story, east of the Big Horn Y and… Continue Reading

Ranchester approves digital infrastructure upgrade

RANCHESTER — The Ranchester Town Council decided Tuesday to upgrade its aging computers and digital infrastructure for approximately $27,000. Casper-based Computer Professionals Unlimited, Inc., will provide a main server, three workstations, a router, new monitors, as well as off-site backup/storage and monitoring in a move Mayor Peter Clark said was long overdue. “Our systems were… Continue Reading

County approves permits, new part-time hires

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Board of Commissioners granted two 10-year conditional use permits for land leased by Storm Cat Energy and approved Public Health’s plans to make new hires in an effort to restructure and reduce cost. The permits are for two sites that Storm Cat Energy USA Operating Corporation uses to store equipment… Continue Reading

Sheridan Swim Team bazaar set for Sat.

SHERIDAN — More than 100 tables of arts and crafts for sale will be set up in the exhibit hall and pavilion of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The sales are part of the Sheridan Swim Team arts and crafts bazaar, which will also include a lunch and bake… Continue Reading

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