Category Archives: Business

Stifel Financial representatives to talk investing

SHERIDAN — Representatives from Stifel Financial will give a presentation on a “Blueprint for Global Investing” Nov. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sheridan Inn. Robert Hagstrom, senior portfolio manager and author of “The Warren Buffett Way,” and Michael Scherer, Stifel portfolio manager will lead the discussion. The event will begin with cocktails and hors… Continue Reading

Hootin’ Owl owners bring location back to life

Hootin’ Owl owners bring location back to life

RANCHESTER — On U.S. Highway 14 in Ranchester a building that sat empty for 15 years has new tenants, and people are starting to notice. Jenny Miller, who owns the Hootin’ Owl Café with her husband, Bill, said they’re having more of a turnout than they originally expected. “I told my husband, ‘Hey I’ll just… Continue Reading

PRBRC organizing annual meeting set for Oct. 31 in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — Living in an energy-rich state like Wyoming means always having to be concerned about a boom and bust economy. But in a volatile economy, the best thing people can arm themselves with is information and knowledge — at least according to representatives from the Powder River Basin Resource Council. On Oct. 31, the… Continue Reading

CAST to request more than $300,000 from city, county

SHERIDAN — Air service will return to the Sheridan County Airport Nov. 19, but it will likely come at a cost to taxpayers. Members of the Critical Air Service Team told the Sheridan City Council at a work session Monday that CAST would seek $300,300 from the city of Sheridan and Sheridan County. The 50-50… Continue Reading

Ongaro aims to expand patient base at health center

Ongaro aims to expand patient base at health center

SHERIDAN — With her new position as executive director and clinic director of Sheridan Health Center, Wendy Ongaro is looking to expand whom the health center takes care of. This includes adding another 200 to 300 patients to the practice. “We have tried a lot of traditional methods of advertising for patients, and we just… Continue Reading

Mountain View gets accreditation, new location

Mountain View gets accreditation, new location

SHERIDAN — While gearing up to move to a new facility on Sheridan Avenue, Mountain View Veterinary Hospital was reaccredited earlier this month through the American Animal Hospital Association. Hanna Mudder, the Mountain View Veterinary Hospital practice manager, said the new space will give animals more space to heal. “We kind of outgrew this place… Continue Reading

Phillips retirement allows Oman to take reins at State Farm

SHERIDAN — For Jon Oman working in the insurance industry isn’t just a job. “It’s a career,” he said. As a third-generation insurance agent, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather with State Farm, Oman said working with people to make sure their things are protected is important to him. “We’re pretty committed… Continue Reading

Fly Shop of the Bighorns to host demo, social

SHERIDAN — The Fly Shop of the Bighorns will host a fly tying demonstration Saturday. Alex Lafkas and Chad Johnson will offer fly tying and streamer fishing presentations. They’ll be tying “Big Bugs,” Large Trout and Pike/Muskie patterns. The store will also feature a wader revive and buy back program both Friday and Saturday. Attend… Continue Reading

Landon’s workshops to feature herbs, houseplants

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host two workshops Saturday. The first workshop, beginning at 10 a.m., will feature Courtney Kaplan of Piney Creek Pottery and Magpie Potions. Kaplan will discuss medicinal herbs. At 1 p.m., Donald Legerski will discuss how to grow and maintain lush houseplants. Both workshops are free and open to… Continue Reading

Brothers provide touring limo service

Brothers provide touring limo service

SHERIDAN — For Kyle and Darren Small, moving to Sheridan was a major change in both their lives. They came with the dream of breaking into the tourism markets in the Black Hills and Yellowstone, and Sheridan offered a good centralized location for reaching both destinations. They purchased a 33-foot Hummer H2 limousine in Seattle,… Continue Reading

Local Business Briefs — Sept. 29, 2015

Landon’s to host weekend workshops SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host three workshops Saturday. At 10 a.m., Courtney Kaplan of Piney Creek Pottery and Magpie Potions will present a workshop on medicinal herbs. At 1 p.m., attendees can learn about fall bulbs — what they are, where to put them, along with when and… Continue Reading

Landon’s to host fall workshops

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will offer two workshops Saturday. At 10 a.m., guests from Sheridan’s African Violet Society will teach the ins and outs and secrets for success with one of the most popular blooming houseplants. At 1 p.m., presenters will discuss different sprinkler systems and how to install them. The workshops are… Continue Reading

Edge Exteriors joins business incubator

Edge Exteriors joins business incubator

SHERIDAN — Randal and Matt Huckeba have spent years perfecting their business, and now, they feel it’s time to take it to the next level. Edge Exteriors is the newest addition to the Wyoming Technology Business Center business incubator located in Sheridan. Using nearly 25 years of experience in the siding business, the Huckebas have… Continue Reading

Community celebrates completion of Lewis Street Bridge project

Community leaders and those involved in the project helped to celebrate the completion of the Lewis Street Bridge reconstruction project recently. Pictured, from left, are Chamber ambassador Yvonne Swanson, Sheridan County Commissioner Terry Cram, Wyoming Department of Transportation representative Mark Gillette, Sheridan Mayor John Heath, Emma Hubert, Meg Hubert and Jack Hubert, Sheridan City Councilor… Continue Reading

SMH to host ‘Hospital Finance 101’ presentation Thursday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital will host “Hospital Finance 101” on Thursday. From 7:30-9 a.m. in the lower level cafeteria conference rooms A and B at SMH, hospital CEO Mike McCafferty will give a presentation on how the community hospital is funded. All members of the community are invited to attend this free event. Breakfast… Continue Reading

Landon’s to host free workshop Saturday

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host a free informative workshop on Saturday. “Putting the Perennials to Bed for Winter” will teach what to do to prepare your garden for the winter months. All members of the public are invited to attend this free event. For more information or to sign up, call 672-8340… Continue Reading

Holly Seed reaches the century mark in business

Holly Seed reaches the century mark in business

SHERIDAN — When Holly Seed moved into Sheridan in 1915, they were expanding rapidly. The company was then called Holly Sugar. They then expanded into Worland and Torrington, making a foothold in Wyoming communities. Now, more than 100 years after the company put down roots in this community, Holly Seed doesn’t do business in Sheridan.… Continue Reading

Flagstaff Cafe has new owners

Flagstaff Cafe has new owners

SHERIDAN — Mark Demple now manages the PO News & Flagstaff Cafe, after he and his wife, Janine, purchased the business Aug. 5. “This opportunity just kind of came out of nowhere; I didn’t expect it,” Mark Demple said. The Demples have been friends with the Flagstaff’s previous owners Chad and Karyn Franklin for years.… Continue Reading

Ballew joins staff at Wyoming Audiology

SHERIDAN — Shalyn Ballew has joined Wyoming Audiology in Sheridan. A Sheridan native and 1995 Sheridan High School graduate, Ballew is returning to Sheridan after receiving a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders and a master’s degree in audiology from the University of Northern Colorado, and a doctorate in audiology from the PCO School of Audiology… Continue Reading

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