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Big Horn Mercantile to have ‘DeCluttering Sale’ Saturday

February 17, 2015

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mercantile and Refine Design Home Staging will have a “DeCluttering Sale” Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will include furniture, lamps, home decor, tableware, fabric, commercial appliances and bedding. For additional information, contact Collette at 752-3764. The Big Horn Mercantile is located at 210 Johnson St. in Read More

Landon’s to host workshop

SHERIDAN — Tiffany Sessin will present “Something About Succulents” at a workshop hosted by Landon’s Greenhouse on Saturday at 11 a.m. Sessin will make a moss wreath or centerpiece using succulents to create a piece of living art. The class fee of $25 will include the wreath form, sphagnum moss, wire and a choice of Read More

Travel agency earns Golden Apple

SHERIDAN — On Feb. 10, Brittain World Travel was awarded the Golden Apple Award by Apple Vacations for the “Most Improved Agency Partner for the Rocky Mountain Region for 2014.” The awards ceremony was held in Denver on Tuesday evening. Pictured are Brittain World Travel owner Peg Martin, left, and Sarah Rau, sales manager of Read More

Living the American dream in Sheridan: Korean immigrant created successful local businesses with little English, fewer dollars

SHERIDAN — “Money is always flying in the air — you just have to reach up and grab it,” Kon Ho In said. In is the ultimate business man. He’s always thinking about the next booming industry or the expansion of his store Star Liquors. In loves Warren Buffett, a man much like himself, who Read More

Landon’s to host African Violet Society discussion

February 10, 2015

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse will host a free workshop on Saturday. Beginning at 11 a.m. Sheridan’s African Violet Society members will discuss African Violet growing practicum, dos and don’ts and society membership. Landon’s will also host its weekly farmers market this Saturday from 9-11 a.m. A prize drawing will be held directly after the workshop Read More

Eagle Ridge earns CARF accreditation

SHERIDAN — The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) international announced that Eagle Ridge Rehabilitative Services Inc., has been accredited for a period of three years in the areas of community employment services, community housing, community integration and supported living. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to Read More

Keeping business hot during winter months: Owners discuss survival in the year’s slowest season

February 3, 2015

SHERIDAN — DeeAnne Carlson is floating into uncharted waters. Having bought Accents of Wyoming in downtown Sheridan early in January, there are many unknowns with her rustic home decor business. For determining trends, Carlson is primarily reliant on the information given to her from the previous owners of the store. Carlson is beginning her business Read More

A plan for the future of Sheridan health care: Staff, leadership work to develop updated strategic plan for hospital

January 27, 2015

SHERIDAN —  Sheridan Memorial Hospital staff and leadership are slowly working toward a finalized strategic plan, but officials say they are still at least a month out from any formal plans or goals being established. Since the September meeting where nearly 200 people gathered to share their thoughts on the hospital’s growth, Laura Lehan with Read More

How healthy is Sheridan’s downtown economy?

January 13, 2015

Local officials, business owners share mixed feelings about empty storefronts on Main St. By Mike Dunn The Sheridan Press SHERIDAN — A “For Rent” sign can tell many stories. It can mark the beginning of an opportunity, and the end of an era. It can mark the financial success of a person preparing to retire, Read More

Residents concerned about increase in energy bills; MDU says rise due to increased usage in colder months

January 6, 2015

SHERIDAN — Sheridan residents have recently noticed an increase in their energy bills and some have taken to social media to voice their concerns. While the conversation on social media exploded, MDU Resource Group spokesperson Mark Hanson said the company has received only a few complaints. Those who are voicing their concern over the higher Read More

Luminous Brewhouse to host New Year’s bash

December 30, 2014

SHERIDAN — Luminous Brewhouse will host a New Year’s Eve bash Wednesday for both families and adults. From 6-8 p.m. a family-friendly celebration will be held alongside an adult party that will run from 6 p.m. to midnight. The evening will include live music and a DJ throughout the evening, games and giveaways. In addition, Read More

New business allows kids outdoor adventures indoors

December 23, 2014

SHERIDAN — Six-year-old Maddie Thompson paused for only a moment at the edge of the platform before jumping off. Grasping the tether that was hooked to the harness she was wearing, she ziplined halfway across the room to an inclined stop. The boys on the platform behind her — her older brother Tristan and his Read More

New local business to help families deal with transition

December 9, 2014

SHERIDAN — A new home-based business has made its way to Sheridan County. Caring Transitions is America’s largest resource specializing in managing relocations for seniors and busy families as well as downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to the organizing, packing and move oversight, Caring Transitions can handle on-site and online estate sales, liquidations and Read More

Sheridan Press Turkey Bowl 2014

December 2, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Press held its Turkey Bowl Friday afternoon. Staff members “rolled” a frozen turkey into eight two-liter soft drink bottles for points and three rounds of competition. It was a social to celebrate the Press’ successful publishing and delivery of its annual Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Everyone Gets a Press edition which this year featured Read More

Ambre struggling in North American coal market; turning shares over to creditor

SHERIDAN — Citing the dropping international price of coal, permit delays and the inability to raise capital, Ambre Energy, based in Brisbane, Australia, has filed a notice with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission advising the transfer of its North American holdings to its primary creditor, Resource Capital Funds. In paperwork filed Nov. 12, Ambre Read More

Affordable Care Act causing confusion?

November 18, 2014

Sheridan Memorial Hospital to host workshops on how to navigate online marketplace SHERIDAN — If the health care marketplace looks to you like you need a navigator to find your way through the Affordable Care Act, you probably do. That’s why Sheridan Memorial Hospital is holding workshops today and Wednesday to help inform the public about what Read More

Homes on the range: Documentary highlighting local effort to premiere this month

November 4, 2014

SHERIDAN — In 2006, while a handful of people in Sheridan were embarking on a grassroots campaign to revolutionize elder care in the community, a man in the background caught the entire effort on video. Dale Bell, a videographer and frequent visitor to Sheridan, recorded the journey of the Green House Task Force as they Read More

Annual library auction set for Nov. 8

October 28, 2014

Friends of the Library event raises funds for organization needs SHERIDAN — It’s that time of year again — time for the Friends of the Library auction at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. This year, though, there are a few changes. “(Costs) are going up for everyone,” Friends of the Library Vice-President Nancy Elliott Read More

Former teacher develops online marketplace

October 21, 2014

SHERIDAN — While Bought Beautifully may be the culmination of a dream for Emily Betzler, it was by no means an easy road to get there. “I have learned new things, like how to build webpages, about social media, about coding, while I am still not a coder I have a better understanding of how Web Read More

Hospital exceeds national standards in heart attack care

SHERIDAN — With almost two years of cardiac catheterization lab experience under its belt, Sheridan Memorial Hospital released data that shows the hospital exceeds national standards in heart attack care. Since the opening of the cath lab in January 2013, the hospital has participated in the American College of Cardiology’s Data Registry. The hospital participates Read More

Fitch affirms Thrivent’s AA rating and changes outlook to positive

SHERIDAN — Fitch Ratings last week affirmed Thrivent Financial’s AA (very strong) rating — the third-highest of Fitch’s 19 categories — and changed the organization’s outlook to positive.  Fitch cited Thrivent Financial’s extremely strong capitalization with no financial debt, high-quality investment portfolio, consistent and strong profitability and favorable market franchise within the Lutheran market as Read More

Industry talking another oil boom in Wyoming

October 14, 2014

GILLETTE (AP) — Dan Coolidge has been on this ride before. “We have ups, we have downs. It all cycles through then comes back again,” said Coolidge, a Campbell County commissioner and third-generation oil and gas producer. “What’s happening with oil now I saw coming.” How exactly to describe what’s happening with oil now in Read More

Destination Sheridan website to launch: Website will feature recreation map

October 7, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Press will launch a new recreation and tourism website, DestinationSheridan.com today. The website pairs with the media organization’s three annual Destination Sheridan magazines, which highlight area attractions, people and businesses for locals and visitors alike. As part of the website launch, The Sheridan Press partnered with the Sheridan Community Land Trust Read More

VA to celebrate completion of residential treatment facility with ceremony Thursday

September 30, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veteran Affairs Medical Center recently completed space for a residential rehabilitation treatment program. On Thursday at 2 p.m. the VA will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newest building. “We are excited to have the building complete and be able to move patients into the new and beautiful space,” Director Read More

Pooches shed pounds

September 23, 2014

SHERIDAN — Fewer calories. More exercise. Those are the tenants of slow, sustainable weight loss for both humans and their pets. In May, Mountain View Veterinary Hospital in Sheridan kicked off a weight loss challenge program for its four-legged clients. “The people who stuck with it did awesome,” practice manager Hannah Mudder said. The top Read More







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