Category Archives: Local News

White to lead dream analysis workshop

SHERIDAN — Have you ever been curious about your dreams? Counselor Kelly White will lead a dream analysis workshop Nov. 1 and Nov. 15 in a small interactive setting. The cost to attend is $50 per person and pre-registration is requested. The workshops will be held at 23 N. Scott St. suite 21A. For more… Continue Reading

Sugarland Ridge to host Halloween festivities

SHERIDAN — Emeritus at Sugarland Ridge will host games and treats for children ages 0-12 on Thursday. From 6-7:30 p.m., the senior living facility welcomes children to wear costumes and visit. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Theresa Hamilton at 674-5575. Emeritus at Sugarland Ridge is located at… Continue Reading

Pub crawl to benefit The Food Group

SHERIDAN — A Turkey Trot Pub Crawl will benefit The Food Group on Saturday. Attendees are asked to bring three canned food items to receive one drink token for the Mint Bar, the Pony Grille and Bar and the Blacktooth Brewing Company. The pub crawl will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Blacktooth Brewing Company.… Continue Reading

WYO Theater to host ‘Live from The Met’

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Mozart’s ‘Le Nozze Di Figaro’” on Wednesday at 6 p.m. The performance is an installation of the series “The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High-Definition” which transmits opera performances to movie theaters and other venues around the world as part of The Metropolitan Opera’s efforts… Continue Reading

Sheridan couple discusses making marriage official

Sheridan couple  discusses making marriage official

SHERIDAN — Two years ago, it would have been hard for Marcus Jackson and Jason Brown to imagine Wyoming joining the ranks of states to legalize same-sex marriage. Both men had battled others, and themselves, about their sexuality for years. Jackson recalled family members having a tough time dealing with the revelation that he was… Continue Reading

Development authority picks board officers

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Downtown Development Authority leapt the few final hurdles to formation this month as the mayor swore in five new board members Oct. 9. With a brand new set of bylaws and officers finally elected, the new DDA is nearly ready to go to work providing for developmental and economic projects to… Continue Reading

City moving forward with plans for 32-acre park on west side

SHERIDAN — In coming years, Sheridan residents will have access to a large park on West Fifth Street in which to recreate with views of the Bighorn Mountains. The park is proposed to include approximately 16 acres of multi-purpose sporting fields and another 16 acres of open space with playgrounds, pathways, picnic areas and gazebos… Continue Reading

Sheridan Memorial Hospital to host community blood drive

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital will host a community blood drive Nov. 5 in hospital conference room B from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. According to the hospital, right now there is a need for O negative and O positive blood types. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment, see… Continue Reading

Coffeen still looking for guest readers

SHERIDAN — The Henry A. Coffeen Elementary kindergarten “Read to Me” program has new execution dates and registration guidelines. Margaret Klebba’s Classic Kindergarten class invites members of the community to sign up to read short stories to them on your lunch break. Among the many added benefits of this situation are that the children get… Continue Reading

Forums scheduled on federal rules for home, community-based services

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Department of Health is planning public forums and other opportunities to help interested residents learn about expected changes to home and community-based services funding through Wyoming Medicaid. The Sheridan forum will be held Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center. The new rules require adjustments to standards for community… Continue Reading

Backcountry horsemen meet Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Cloud Peak Back Country Horsemen will hold a meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the U.S. Forest Service office in Buffalo. Dr. Tad Tipton will speak at the meeting about his mobile veterinary service. Refreshments will be served. The meeting is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Dwight… Continue Reading

PRBRC meeting, auction set for Nov. 1

SHERIDAN — The Powder River Basin Resource Council will hold its 42nd annual meeting, auction and dinner Nov. 1 at the Holiday Inn. After dinner, University of Wyoming professor Dr. Jeffrey Lockwood will present this year’s keynote address, “Living behind the carbon curtain: Wyoming, energy and censorship.” Lockwood teaches natural sciences and humanities at UW.… Continue Reading

Local Events Oct. 24, 2014

Events for October 25, 2014 • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kalif Shrine Ladies pre-holiday bazaar, 145 W. Loucks St. • 10 a.m., Pet-O-Ween fun run and costume contest, Kendrick Park, $5 fee per entry • 11 a.m., book signing for Darcy Lipp-Acord, Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery, 206 N. Main St. • 2 p.m.,… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Oct. 24, 2014

Brinton to host scavenger hunt  Saturday BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will host a scavenger hunt and party Saturday from 2-4 p.m. Organizers encourage those who plan to attend to wear costumes. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about and play with creepy crawly exhibits with Science Kids, make Halloween crafts and enjoy… Continue Reading

SC tech center project gaining momentum

SC tech center project gaining momentum

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College tech center construction is gaining momentum after the Wyoming State Building Commission approved planning dollars for the project and two other community college projects last week. The WSBC, comprised of five elected state officials, recommended Level II planning dollars for the Sheridan College tech center, a visual arts center at… Continue Reading

Poaching numbers similar to past years

SHERIDAN — If you think there’s been more poaching this year than in previous years, you’re wrong. According to Bud Stewart, a public information specialist with Wyoming Game and Fish, there hasn’t been any more poaching this year than there has been in previous years. Stewart said that the Sheridan area saw 31 serious poaching… Continue Reading

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