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Locals start streaming video service

July 1, 2015

SHERIDAN — The world of online movie and TV streaming has quickly turned into a billion-dollar business, and two Sheridan residents are looking to tap into that market with their own innovative product. Spencer Kuzara and Jacob Martin are the owners and creators of a new TV and movie streaming TV box called MovieNight, a Read More

Building a year-round destination

June 30, 2015

SHERIDAN — Since the purchase and sale agreement with the U.S. Forest Service was signed on June 19, the representatives for the Antelope Butte Foundation have reiterated that 2015 is the “go year.” For the first time since the revitalization of the Antelope Butte Ski Area was conceptualized, the ABF is on a financial deadline Read More

A space for artists to share: New gallery in downtown Dayton opens for business

June 23, 2015

DAYTON — The Gallery on Main, located near the Dayton post office in the middle of downtown, is a uniquely Dayton art gallery made up of uniquely Dayton merchandise. The gallery features the beauty of Dayton from the eyes of those who live there. Everything, from the impressionistic paintings of the majestic Bighorn Mountains to Read More

Antelope Butte Foundation signs purchase and sale agreement

June 22, 2015

SHERIDAN — The Antelope Butte Foundation has officially signed a purchase and sale agreement with the United States Forest Service Friday paving the way to purchase the existing ski area infrastructure and improvements. Board President, Mark Weitz, signed the PSA on June 19, after nearly four years of collaboration between the USFS, the ABF Board Read More

Local woman starts business for young at heart

June 16, 2015

SHERIDAN — It’s a business that brings you back to your childhood. It allows to you reflect on your younger days when you spent hours flipping through the pages of coloring books, carefully staying between the lines and filling in colors to make your favorite cartoon characters or scenic pictures. When finished, you would rip Read More

Local ranchers relieved as rainfall totals add up

June 2, 2015

SHERIDAN — With the lush green hills and the misty rains, travelers rolling into the Sheridan valley lately have been treated to beautiful aesthetics. Conversely, flooding of area streams and rivers have been burdensome for homeowners and businesses who sit along the waterways. But between the flash-flood warnings and the vicious thunderstorms, local ranchers gave Read More

Sheridan Floor to Ceiling owners sell business

May 26, 2015

SHERIDAN — On May 1, Arland and Marci Timm, the 12-year owners of Sheridan Floor to Ceiling, sold their business to longtime residents Butch and Julie Dillon. Using their combined knowledge in both the business and flooring industry, the Timms began Sheridan Floor to Ceiling in May 2003 after moving back to the Sheridan area. Read More

County announces opening on hospital board

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Commissioners are accepting applications to serve on the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board. The mission of Sheridan Memorial Hospital is to provide quality health care services that improve the well-being of the community. The board’s primary function is to set policy and provide oversight to the hospital. The term will be Read More

Frontier Asset Management named SMA Strategist of the Year

SHERIDAN — Frontier Asset Management, headquartered in Sheridan, was named the 2015 SMA Strategist of the Year by Investment Advisor magazine and Envestnet, PMC. “Frontier is proud and honored to have been chosen from among more than 90 competing firms. We would like to thank Investment Advisor magazine and Envestnet, PMC  for selecting us to Read More

Historic Sheridan Inn opens to first guests in 50 years

May 19, 2015

SHERIDAN — Four-year-old Kamryn Carden was more concerned about playing with toys than being a part of history. The daughter of K.C. and Candice Carden was jumping up and down with excitement in the lobby of the Sheridan Inn after being promised there would be lots of space to play with toys. Meanwhile, K.C. and Read More

Local fishing guides turn passion into profit

May 12, 2015

SHERIDAN — Crystal-clear water sparkles from the sunlight, as the river glides across the shallow rocks somewhere in the Bighorn Mountains. A man, knee deep in the moving current, swings his fly fishing pole forward and backward as the line dances above him. He throws the line toward a stretch of the river, and it Read More

Koltiska Distillery plans expansion

May 5, 2015

SHERIDAN— Ask people to describe the taste of Koltiska liqueur and you will likely get myriad responses. Some call it a honey liqueur, others say it resembles more of a cinnamon whiskey. While the recipe will always remain a family secret, the new home of Koltiska Liqueur will allow for even more debate over the Read More

Sheridan Speedway prepares for May 8 opening

April 28, 2015

SHERIDAN — The ground was still damp and muddy from the downpour that hit the hills east of Sheridan less than an hour before, but more than a dozen people gathered near the southern bend of Sheridan Speedway’s track. It wasn’t race day. It was 4:30 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon, with one driver taking Read More

Treides to take over downtown business

April 21, 2015

SHERIDAN — For the past 21 years, Steve and Joan Jacobson have made lots of friends and even more garments while operating BigHorn Design Outfitters. But as of April 1, the Jacobsons stepped down and handed the business over to the next generation of owners. In many ways, BigHorn Design Outfitters actually began in Phoenix, Read More

Two local charities receive grant funds from WCF

SHERIDAN — Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns and Sheridan Foster Parent Exchange received Wyoming Community Foundation grant funds of $5,000 each to be used for operational expenses. Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns serves families through supervised visitation, including services for non-custodial parents and families of children in the foster care system. Read More

Local economy may feel impact of energy sector slowdown

April 14, 2015

SHERIDAN — The scars may not be deep, but they are there. In the years after the gas boom of the 2000s, Sheridan County’s economy has stabilized on the heels of its non-energy industries. Entities like Sheridan College and the Sheridan VA Medical Center have kept Sheridan’s economy growing at a slow, but steady pace. Read More

SLIB OKs marketing plan grant

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board approved more than $8 million in Business Ready Community grant and loan requests at its meeting last week in Cheyenne, including a $100,000 grant to develop a unified regional marketing strategy for northeast Wyoming. The Business Ready Community Planning Grant will go to Buffalo, Sheridan and Read More

Will 2015 be the busiest tourism season to date?

April 7, 2015

SHERIDAN — Tourism is a moving target, Sheridan Travel and Tourism Executive Director Shawn Buckley said. It changes annually — they never know how much of their audience they will retain from last year or what new tourists they will draw in for the coming year. There are too many variables to definitively predict a Read More

Landon’s to host gardening workshops Saturday

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host two workshops Saturday focused on gardening in small areas and on pest management. In “Growing in Small Spaces: Building Raised Beds,” Pete Veinbergs will demonstrate how to design and build a raised garden bed, which can help a garden fit into a small space. Raised beds can Read More

Senior Center plans for new generation of service

March 31, 2015

SHERIDAN — In America 10,000 people each day are turning 65 years old. By 2030, one-third of Wyoming’s residents will be 60 years old or older. Wyoming is the fourth greyest state per capita and was recently ranked by CNNMoney as the top state to retire. The statistics are alarming to Carmen Rideout, Sheridan County Read More

Thrivent Financial named a World’s Most Ethical Company

MINNEAPOLIS — Thrivent Financial has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company. The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes organizations that have had a material impact on the way business is conducted by fostering a culture Read More

Landon’s to host two workshops on Saturday

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host two workshops focused on creating a beautiful — and edible — landscape and the basics of vegetable gardening on Saturday. “Creating the Edible Landscape” will be held at 11 a.m. In this workshop, participants will learn how to combine landscape principles with edible plants to create an Read More

Landon’s to host miniature gardening workshop

March 17, 2015

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host a hands-on workshop Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. Kids and adults will have the opportunity to get creative and get their hands dirty during the workshop on miniature gardening. Attendees will design and plant their own miniature gardens. Bring in your own pot or purchase one from Read More

Paint Post offers a unique art experience

March 10, 2015

SHERIDAN — Laura McColley doesn’t refer to herself as an expert artist. She’s a former dental hygienist from Omaha, a newlywed and a painting enthusiast with a passion for arts and crafts. Painting has always been a release for her. She loves to sit down and just create something with her own hand, and she Read More

Local businessman named top advisor in state

SHERIDAN — Edward Jones financial advisor Doug Dewald of Sheridan has been named the top financial advisor in Wyoming by Barron’s magazine in its recently released article, “America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, State by State.” This is his second appearance on the list, which appeared in the Feb. 22 issue of the magazine. “This ranking Read More

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