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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

BHHS choir fall concert set for Tuesday

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School choir will present a fall concert on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the BHHS auditorium. Choir selections will include “A Tribute To the Armed Forces,” arranged by Lloyd Larson, “Ashokan Farewell,” arranged by Carole Stephens, “It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Sing, Sing,… Continue Reading

Chamber holiday dinner set for Dec. 7

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce has commenced planning for the annual Community Holiday Dinner. This year’s event is set for Dec. 7 from 4-7 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Last year, more than 1,000 people attended the event. The Chamber is asking for local support for this year’s event — either… Continue Reading

Leaving a legacy at SHS

Leaving a legacy at SHS

SHERIDAN — Between the poor ventilation, the daily high concentration of adolescent use and the lingering effects of an old science wing water leak, the smell at the end of a long, hot, fall day in the Sheridan High School locker rooms is less than desirable. However, the desires of the nose are but one… Continue Reading

WYO Theater to host anniversary celebration

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will celebrate its 25th anniversary Nov. 15 with memories, music and surprises. The event is set to begin at 7 p.m. and is free. Organizers said the evening will celebrate donors, volunteers and patrons. Those interested in attending may call the WYO Theater box office to reserve a complimentary ticket.… Continue Reading

Civic Theatre Guild to hold auditions for Jan. production

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will hold auditions for its January production of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” on Monday and Tuesday. Nominated for six Tony Awards, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” is one of the most lauded and beloved Broadway plays of recent years. In it, two middle-aged… Continue Reading

SC to host Veterans Day ceremony

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host a Veterans Day ceremony at the Veterans Plaza on Tuesday at 10:45 a.m. The plaza is located at the main entrance to the campus and features bricks inscribed with the names of veterans. The ceremony is free and open to the public and will include a dedication of the… Continue Reading

State Board of Education to meet in Clearmont next week

CLEARMONT — The Wyoming State Board of Education will meet Monday through Wednesday in Clearmont at the UCross Ranch. The board will be working on a strategic vision, goal setting, a legislative agenda and a communication plan during the meeting. The full agenda for the meeting is available on the Wyoming State Board of Education… Continue Reading

Blood heroes: navigating the donation process

Blood heroes: navigating the donation process

SHERIDAN — As a resident of Sheridan County, chances are you have heard the commercials or seen the fliers on a near monthly basis as United Blood Services rolls into town for a blood drive. Various locations play host to the mobile blood collection teams to help keep blood banks stocked and ready for others… Continue Reading

Dayton Town Council to vote on cell tower Nov. 19

DAYTON — Members of Dayton Town Council will vote Nov. 19 on whether or not to allow Verizon to install a cell tower on town property near the community center. The tower is expected to improve cellphone reception in Dayton and surrounding areas. Six residents attended a public hearing regarding the cell tower on Oct.… Continue Reading

Another boom? Study shows Brook Mine could create 600 jobs

SHERIDAN — Ramaco, the company planning to open the Brook Mine 6 miles north of Sheridan, released a study and projections Tuesday that show Sheridan County may need to prepare for significant growth. While mining companies across the country struggle with red ink, securing export permits and what they’ve called a hostile Congress, Ramaco officials… Continue Reading

Ranchester sewer line replacement bid approved

RANCHESTER — Before work can begin on the new Main Street Mercantile in Ranchester, the town must replace the sewer line beneath the proposed site for the business center. Members of Ranchester Town Council voted Tuesday to award a bid for the sewer replacement project to Intermountain Construction and Materials of Sheridan for $54,809.22. The second… Continue Reading

Chamber prepares for Legislative forum

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce has started planning the annual Legislative Forum, set for Nov. 24-25. The two-day event provides community members and organizations the opportunity to address local state legislators. Each group or individual is provided with 15- or 30-minute time slots. To present to the legislators, sign up by calling… Continue Reading

CEC set to begin two projects in spring

SHERIDAN — The Creative Economic Council for Sheridan and Johnson Counties has chosen two projects to begin in the spring. The CEC is a council of more than a dozen organizations that discusses options for developing a creative economy by utilizing often overlooked talent in many areas of creative thinking and expanding the networking opportunities… Continue Reading

TRMS announces first-quarter honor roll

RANCHESTER — Tongue River Middle School staff announced their first-quarter honor roll recipients. Superintendent’s Honor Roll Eighth grade Mackenzie Aksamit, Emily Elliot, Jaren Fritz, Staci Helferich, Holly Hutchinson, Macey McArthur, Tiffanie Rosenlund, Bailee Stewart, Morgan Warren Seventh grade Zaveah Kobza, Rheagan Logan, Jacob McIntyre, Kenzie McPhie, Maddy Miller, Reagan Mullaney, Declan Nunn, Chloe Schilling, Emma… Continue Reading

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