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Free retirement strategy presentation set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — A free retirement strategy presentation will be held Thursday at the Powder Horn Clubhouse. The event, “Plan Your Retirement on Your Own Terms,” will include cocktails and conversation about retirement preparation and strategies to maximize Social Security benefits. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. The retirement presentation… Continue Reading

Fire crews move out as winter moves in

Fire crews move out as winter moves in

SHERIDAN — A late season wildfire started Saturday in the Bighorn Mountains just outside of Buffalo, but the snow and cold temperatures forecasted for the rest of the week are expected to diminish the affects of the blaze. In all, officials said the fire, called the West Range Fire, scorched approximately 1,170 acres, though some… Continue Reading

Burtis continues work as liaison for college’s veterans

SHERIDAN — Veterans Day may come once a year, but Sheridan College works hard to recognize and provide for its veteran students year round. On Tuesday, Dr. Paul Young, Sheridan College president and retired Navy Commander, will once again open a ceremony at the college honoring the service of the men and women who served… Continue Reading

WYO to host 25th anniversary celebration

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a 25th anniversary celebration for volunteers, patrons and the Sheridan community on Saturday. WYO Theater staff and board members invite the community to an evening of memories, music and surprises. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are complimentary, and may be obtained by calling the theater… Continue Reading

Wyoming Board of Agriculture to meet in Sheridan Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Board of Agriculture will meet from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. During the meeting, the board will receive updates from the Wyoming Farm Bureau, the University of Wyoming, Wyoming Department of Agriculture Director Jason Fearneyhough and review Applied Producer Research Grant Program applications. The board will also… Continue Reading

TRVCC to host fall carnival Friday

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River Valley Community Center in Dayton will host a family fall carnival Friday from 5-8 p.m. The evening will include games, inflatables, Bingo, ring toss, a cake walk and more. The event will also include supper and raffle tickets for sale. For more information, contact the TRVCC at 655-9419. The TRVCC… Continue Reading

SMH employee, volunteer bazaar set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital employees and volunteers will feature homemade items at the annual Christmas craft bazaar Thursday. The event will run from 4:30-7 p.m. in the conference rooms on the lower level of the hospital. The public is invited to shop, and drawings will be held at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. You… Continue Reading

SCSD2 develops program to encourage health

SHERIDAN — Staff who are focused on overall wellness will not only be healthier and feel better, but they will also perform better. At least that is what Sheridan County School District 2 Human Resource Coordinator Cody Sinclair believes, and that thought is the basis of new programs and policies within the district. Sinclair is… Continue Reading

Who is out? Who is in? A quick look at council seats

SHERIDAN — Local governing bodies will see some shifts and turnover come January following the results of the general election Tuesday. Several new members will join city and town councils, and Dayton will have a vacancy to fill, meaning three of its four councilors will potentially be new. All the changes may feel as complicated… Continue Reading

2 men facing felony charges plead not guilty

SHERIDAN—Two men accused of serious crimes in Sheridan were arraigned Friday in 4th Judicial District Court before Judge William Edelman. One appeared via closed-circuit television. Aaron A. Arnold is accused of kidnapping his ex-wife, stealing property from her and torturing her with the help of his girlfriend Nicole Wight. He has been charged with kidnapping,… Continue Reading

Sunday & Monday Events Nov. 8, 2014

Events for Sunday, November 9 Monday, November 10, 2014 Sunday • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Open Studios Fall Show and Sale, seven locations throughout Sheridan, for more information call Jim Lawson at 672-6706. • 2 p.m., “The Prisoner of Second Avenue,” Carriage House Theater, 419 Delphi Ave., $15 for adults, $12 for students, seniors… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Nov. 8, 2014

SHS jazz concert rescheduled for Thursday SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School jazz band will perform its fall concert Thursday. The concert will be held at 7 p.m. in the Sue Henry auditorium at SHS. The event is free and open to the public. The high school is located at 1056 Long Drive. For more… Continue Reading

Panelists: Flexibility key when dealing with veterans issues

SHERIDAN — A panel of experts hosted by Volunteers of America gathered Friday at the Holiday Inn Convention Center to discuss issues facing today’s veterans. The panel was comprised of Mark Mann, chief of staff for mental health of Sheridan Veterans Administration Health Care;  Jonathan Sherin, VOA’s executive vice president for military communities; Richard De… Continue Reading

Agendas Nov. 8, 2014

Sheridan Planning Commission 7 p.m. Monday Council Chambers, Sheridan City Hall 55 E. Grinnell St. • Call to order and roll call of members • Approval of agenda as presented • Review, correction, and approval of minutes of the Oct. 27 meeting • Old business • New business 1. Consideration of PL-14-26: East First Street… Continue Reading

Senior Center Happenings Nov. 8, 2014

• “History of the Four Railroads of Sheridan County”, Wed, Nov. 12, 10:00 a.m. Presented by Helen Laumann of the Sheridan County Historical Society. Open to the public under the “Conversations in History” series.  The presentation will be in the Conference Room at the Sheridan Senior Center. There is no charge and no advance sign-up… Continue Reading

Consider a care team to support the caregiver

By Lois Bell Sheridan Senior Center He was a long-distance caregiver to his mother who lived in a small community in North Dakota and he shared his story to an audience of current, past and emerging caregivers. “My mother was 95 and a little spitfire,” said Les Engelter. “She was going to live forever.” But… Continue Reading

Center Stage: Tips for the long distance caregiver

Stella Montano is the Director of Family Caregiver Services 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. Did you know that November is recognized as National Caregiver Month? During… Continue Reading

Veterans honored at Senior Center

Veterans honored at Senior Center

By Lois Bell Sheridan Senior Center SHERIDAN — Their stories continue to come: stories of service, combat, sacrifice, pride, and even of cultural changes. These are the stories of Sheridan County veterans, men and women, who have served their country through wartime and peacetime. Given an honorable mention by the Wyoming Historical Society, the Sheridan… Continue Reading

WWI exhibit on display at Sheridan library Wednesday

SHERIDAN — To help mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I and educate residents about Sheridan County’s contribution to the war, Sheridan Fulmer Library will host an exhibit Wednesday through Nov. 30.  The exhibit will be on display in the Inner Circle and The Wyoming Room. On Thursday at 7 p.m.… Continue Reading

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