Category Archives: Local News

WYO Theater to present Wagner’s ‘Tannhauser’

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Wagner’s ‘Tannhauser’” on Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. The performance is one 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 to reinvigorate… Continue Reading

Boy Scout Troop 117 to host haunted house

SHERIDAN — Boy Scout Troop 117 will host an open house next week in Sheridan. Two routes, one for young children and not-so-brave adults and one for the fearless. The haunted house will feature a lot of surprises and candy. The cost to go through the haunted house is $5 for those age 8 and… Continue Reading

36 students from Sheridan High School earn AP Scholar awards

SHERIDAN — Thirty-six students from Sheridan High School have earned AP Scholar awards in recognition of their achievements on Advanced Placement exams. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program provides motivated and academically prepared students the opportunity to take challenging college ­level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement or… Continue Reading

TRVJPB looks at pipeline locations

DAYTON — A natural gas pipeline could be built to the Tongue River Valley off of an existing gas line on Fifth Street, but it isn’t the only possible location to choose from. WWC Engineering took on the project to get natural gas to the Tongue River Valley in August, and they recently met with… Continue Reading

Recycling app goes live Thursday

SHERIDAN — The “Sheridan Recycles” app and web-based service went live Thursday and is available for free on iTunes and Google Play stores, as well as at The program comes with a few features designed to help simplify the recycling process. The app will provide a pickup schedule, and users can set up a… Continue Reading

Local court briefs — Oct. 23, 2015

Man enters plea agreement for dealing marijuana SHERIDAN — A man who dealt marijuana accepted a plea deal that calls for probation Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court. Willis Coggins, 26, of Sheridan, pleaded guilty to delivering a controlled substance. In exchange for the guilty plea, the state agreed to drop a misdemeanor possession charge.… Continue Reading

NWCCD board talks legislative priorities, president’s contract

SHERIDAN — The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees met Thursday night at Sheridan College to review priorities for the upcoming legislative session, to share updates on STEM programming and to renew Sheridan College President Paul Young’s contract. The Wyoming Community College Commission has provided a response to legislators on their current draft… Continue Reading

Municipal Court moving to City Hall Nov. 2

SHERIDAN — Municipal Court will move to City Hall on Nov. 2, with court held Monday mornings starting at 8:30 a.m. in the City Council chambers. City Hall’s customer service center will handle fines and fees from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The deputy court clerk will have an office on the… Continue Reading

Tween Club to gather for Zombie Fest on Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will gather for a “Zombie Fest” on Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. The Tween Club meets every Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. Topics planned for the rest of the year include cooking, ducks, silent films and more. For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585. The library… Continue Reading

D.A Davidson & Co. to present an evening focused on retirement

SHERIDAN — An evening focused on retirement will take place Tuesday at the Powder Horn Clubhouse. The presentation from D.A. Davidson & Co. and Frontier Asset Management staff will focus on preparation and strategies to maximize Social Security benefits. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. The presentation will begin… Continue Reading

Duhamel to speak at cancer support group

Duhamel to speak at cancer support group

SHERIDAN — Helene Duhamel will speak at the Monday meeting of the local cancer support group, “A Shared Journey.” The group meets each Monday at the Sheridan Senior Center at 5:30 p.m. The event is open to the public and Duhamel will share her story. She is a broadcast journalist with KOTA Territory News based… Continue Reading

Sheridan named new home for Bike MS Wyoming ride in 2016

SHERIDAN — The Colorado-Wyoming Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society announced that Sheridan will be the new site for its Bike MS Wyoming ride starting next year. The annual two-day adventure ride is slated for Aug. 13–14 and will start and finish on the campus of Sheridan College. The new 150-mile course takes participants… Continue Reading

SCCD asking for continued funding

SCCD asking for continued funding

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Conservation District will request $282,000 from the state Governor’s Non-Point Source Task Force for ongoing projects on the Goose Creek, Tongue River and Prairie Dog Creek. The Task Force allocates federal funds acquired through the Clean Water Act and administered by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality. SCCD District Manager… Continue Reading

Kendrick Pool revenue up; still results in net loss

SHERIDAN — The revenue at Kendrick Pool has been steadily increasing over the past nine years, and this summer was no different. Although the increase from 2014-2015 was just a few hundred dollars, the final tally was $71,851, almost a $25,000 increase from 2007. Attendance was similar to that of a year ago, with roughly… Continue Reading

Dayton to purchase GIS equipment

SHERIDAN — After more than a month of discussion on the idea of getting geographic information system mapping done in Dayton, Wednesday the town council approved a $10,383 purchase for equipment and software from Frontier Precision. Council members had been hesitant to buy GIS equipment because of the high price tag that went along with… Continue Reading

Sheridan College to host Haunted House of Hoops Monday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s and women’s basketball teams will be hosting their first Haunted House of Hoops on Monday at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The event, much like the Midnight Madness events held by numerous Division I programs, will serve as an introduction to the upcoming Generals and Lady Generals seasons. It… Continue Reading

Are you Seuss enough? Audition for ‘A Seussified Christmas Carol’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild needs a “seussiful,” talented few actors to help produce “A Seussified Christmas Carol” in December. Junior high school and high school students are encouraged to audition. “A Seussified Christmas Carol” is a whimsical reinvention of Dickens’ most beloved Christmas story in wacky rhymed couplets. With zoot fruited juices… Continue Reading

Local resident visits arctic with US Coast Guard

Local resident visits arctic with US Coast Guard

SHERIDAN — U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class John Jackson, a native of Sheridan, currently serves aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, homeported in Seattle. On Sept. 5, USCGC Healy arrived at the North Pole, becoming the first U.S. surface ship to do so unaccompanied. This is also only the fourth time a U.S.… Continue Reading

Event to benefit cat rescue

SHERIDAN — The Black Tooth Brewing Company will partner with the Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue for a fundraising event Tuesday. From 5-9 p.m., $1 of each pint sold will be donated to the nonprofit. Food and fun will also be available at the event. The event will also kick off a donor match campaign… Continue Reading

Big Horn City Historical Society to meet Sunday

BIG HORN — The Big Horn City Historical Society will gather Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse. The meeting will feature a program by Roy Scott about a raid by cattlemen on a sheep camp near Ten Sleep on Nowood Creek. The April 1909 raid resulted in two sheepherders being… Continue Reading

SCSD1 considers moving Tongue River athletics to different conference

RANCHESTER — Sheridan County School District 1 considered shifting Tongue River High School athletics to a different conference and reviewed possible funding losses due to ongoing adjustments to the state’s school funding formula at their board meeting Tuesday night in Ranchester. The athletics proposal came from the Wyoming High School Activities Association and seeks to… Continue Reading

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