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Local Briefs Nov. 15, 2014

Polka Club to meet Sunday SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will host a dance at the Elks Lodge Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Music will be performed by the Wyoming Drifters and dancing will include polka, waltz and two-step. The event is free and open to the public. The Elks Lodge is located… Continue Reading

Sunday & Monday Events Nov. 15, 2014

Events for Sunday, November 16 and Monday, November 17, 2014 Sunday • 1 p.m., Let’s Dance, Sheridan Elks Lodge, 45 W. Brundage St., $5 per person • 2 p.m., “The Prisoner of Second Avenue,” Carriage House Theater, 419 Delphi Ave., $15 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and active military • 1-5 p.m., Big Horn… Continue Reading

Agendas Nov. 15, 2014

Sheridan City Council 6-6:45 p.m. work session Council Chambers Sheridan City Hall 55 Grinnell St • Park and Recreation Master Plan Update and West Fifth Street Park Plan Regular Council meeting 7 p.m. • Call to Order • Pledge of Allegiance to the flag • Invocation • Roll Call of members • Approval of Consent… Continue Reading

Senior Center Happenings Nov. 15, 2014

• “Dining for a Cause.” The cause is the Sheridan Senior Center! You, family and friends are invited to lunch or dinner at Frackelton’s on Monday. One hundred percent of  meal and beverage sales that day will go to support programs at the Sheridan Senior Center. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2… Continue Reading

Cherished friendships founded in service

By Lois Bell Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — Jeannie Boe could not have imagined that asking about hydrotherapy services would lead her to new and lasting friendships. But Boe discovered more than a service at the Senior Center’s Day Break program: she discovered new friends. “I read in the paper that the Senior Center’s Day… Continue Reading

FIB extending coat drive to Dec. 1

SHERIDAN — The Sugarland Branch of First Interstate Bank has extended its winter coat drive through Dec. 1. Organizers have asked community members to bring gently used, clean coats to the office for distribution to clients of Volunteers of America Northern Rockies. For more information, contact David Hubert at 672-1501. The Sugarland Branch is located… Continue Reading

WGFD Conservation Stamp Art Contest to feature swift fox

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will begin accepting entries for the 2016 Conservation Stamp contest Jan. 1. Artists are asked to submit their designs for the 32nd annual Conservation Stamp Art Competition by March 1. The selection of the competition winner will take place April 10. The judging will be held in… Continue Reading

SAGE silent auction fundraiser kicks off

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al. has kicked off the annual “Artly Altered Furniture” silent auction fundraiser. This year’s furniture — decorated and donated by SAGE members — will be located in several Sheridan businesses. Each piece of repurposed furniture will have a silent auction sheet. The auction ends Nov. 30, and high… Continue Reading

Food bank scrambling for Thanksgiving fare

Food bank scrambling for Thanksgiving fare

SHERIDAN — Dan Lick will spend Friday and Saturday standing outside Safeway. He said he’s begging. “I need 150 turkeys,” he said. “I have three. I’m actually kind of scared.” Three turkeys means that nearly 150 people who signed up for a holiday meal may not get one. Lick, the executive director of People Assistance… Continue Reading

Watergate journalist shares insight on D.C. leaders

Watergate journalist shares insight on D.C. leaders

CHEYENNE — There are few people who can honestly say that they have sat down with nearly every national and world leader since the 1970s; Robert Woodward is one of them. The renowned investigative journalist who was half of the duo of reporters to break the news on the Watergate scandal made a visit to… Continue Reading

Progress made on fairgrounds water system

SHERIDAN — Before the arctic blast that rolled in this week, crews with EnTech Engineering made rapid progress on water system upgrades at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Engineer Dave Engels gave members of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Association a report on progress at their meeting Thursday. He said all the 4-inch pipes for the main pipeline… Continue Reading

Sheridan College AgriPark to hold open house

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College AgriPark will hold an open house on Wednesday. The open house will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a special recognition ceremony from 12:15-1 p.m. It is free and open to the public. The open house will include guided tours by the Sheridan College men’s and women’s rodeo… Continue Reading

Bighorn National Forest selling Christmas tree permits

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn National Forest is now selling Christmas tree permits for the 2014 season. The cost for a permit is $8 for a tree up to 10 feet tall. Cutting a larger tree requires the purchase of additional permits. Permits are available at Bighorn National Forest offices in Buffalo, Lovell and Sheridan, which… Continue Reading

Big Horn Mountain Polka Club to meet Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will host a dance at the Elks Lodge Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Music will be performed by the Wyoming Drifters and dancing will include polka, waltz and two-step. The event is free and open to the public. The Elks Lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St.… Continue Reading

Water line warranty available to SAWS customers soon

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Area Water Supply customers will have the option within the year to purchase a little peace of mind when it comes to their water lines. The SAWS Joint Powers Board voted Wednesday to allow Utility Service Partners, doing business as Service Line Warranties of America, to contact SAWS customers about a service line… Continue Reading

Local foundations highlighted at chamber luncheon

SHERIDAN — “Our Commitment to Community” was the theme of this month’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon, which featured short presentations by board members and trustees of a few of Sheridan’s best known foundations. Mark Kinner, president of First Interstate Bank, gave an introduction highlighting the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation and introduced presenters,… Continue Reading

Republican Women of Sheridan County to meet Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Republican Women of Sheridan County will meet Tuesday at the Firewater Grill. Anita Schamber will discuss “Dare to Care: The Plight of Third World Women.” Schamber was a leadership coach and trainer of global leaders in 25 countries for 13 years through World Vision International. She will share experiences with Third World… Continue Reading

‘Dining for a Cause’ to benefit Senior Center

SHERIDAN — The next Dining for a Cause will benefit the Sheridan Senior Center. On Monday, 100 percent of sales from Frackelton’s will be donated to the center’s Holiday Spirit Campaign. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch and 4-10 p.m. for dinner. Reservations for the event are encouraged and… Continue Reading

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