Category Archives: Local News

Big Horn Mountain Polka Club to meet Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will host a dance at the Elks Lodge Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Music will be performed by the Wyoming Drifters and dancing will include polka, waltz and two-step. The event is free and open to the public. The Elks Lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St.… Continue Reading

Water line warranty available to SAWS customers soon

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Area Water Supply customers will have the option within the year to purchase a little peace of mind when it comes to their water lines. The SAWS Joint Powers Board voted Wednesday to allow Utility Service Partners, doing business as Service Line Warranties of America, to contact SAWS customers about a service line… Continue Reading

Local foundations highlighted at chamber luncheon

SHERIDAN — “Our Commitment to Community” was the theme of this month’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon, which featured short presentations by board members and trustees of a few of Sheridan’s best known foundations. Mark Kinner, president of First Interstate Bank, gave an introduction highlighting the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation and introduced presenters,… Continue Reading

Republican Women of Sheridan County to meet Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Republican Women of Sheridan County will meet Tuesday at the Firewater Grill. Anita Schamber will discuss “Dare to Care: The Plight of Third World Women.” Schamber was a leadership coach and trainer of global leaders in 25 countries for 13 years through World Vision International. She will share experiences with Third World… Continue Reading

‘Dining for a Cause’ to benefit Senior Center

SHERIDAN — The next Dining for a Cause will benefit the Sheridan Senior Center. On Monday, 100 percent of sales from Frackelton’s will be donated to the center’s Holiday Spirit Campaign. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch and 4-10 p.m. for dinner. Reservations for the event are encouraged and… Continue Reading

New Faces Nov. 13, 2014

Quinn Elizabeth Edmunds Quinn Elizabeth Edmunds was born Nov. 5, 2014, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. She was welcomed by parents Jake and Megan Edmunds of Sheridan. Her sibling is sister Emma. Her grandparents are Tom and Jaran McCreery of Torrington and Tom and Glenda Edmunds of Meriden. Brailynn Rose… Continue Reading

Friday Events Nov. 13, 2014

Events for Friday, November 13, 2014 • 12:15-2 p.m., Soupfest and “Storytelling: Damage Control for Modern Electronics” presentation, Sheridan YMCA, 417 N. Jefferson St., $5 per person • 4-9 p.m., Pipberry Market, 2727 Coffeen Ave. • 5-8 p.m., Fall Family Carnival, Tongue River Valley Community Center – Dayton, 1100 U.S. Highway 14, Dayton • 6… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Nov. 13, 2014

Production of ‘Prisoner of Second Avenue’ set for this weekend SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will perform “The Prisoner of Second Avenue,” at the Carriage House Theater this weekend. Dimitra Dugal will direct the dramatic play by Neil Simon in which a well-paid executive of a high-end Manhattan firm gets the ax. While… Continue Reading

Pipberry Market set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Pipberry Market will be held Friday from 4-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The market will feature crafts, upcycled furniture, baked goods and candies, holiday decorations, children’s gifts and more. The market will be held at 4860 Coffeen Ave. For more information, contact Jennifer Tikka at 751-6506. Continue Reading

Tack Sale on Saturday to benefit CHAPS

SHERIDAN — CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy will host a tack sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the nonprofit equine therapy organization. Items for sale will include English and Western tack, bits, boots, saddle pads and miscellaneous horse equipment. For more information, call 673-6161. CHAPS Equine Assisted… Continue Reading

Market provides opportunity to ‘Give With Impact’

SHERIDAN — One local nonprofit is taking the “gift of giving” mantra one step further this year. Bought Beautifully will present the “Give With Impact” holiday market from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Shall We Dance Ballroom. The holiday gift market will feature products made by artisans all over the world, but that… Continue Reading

United Methodist Women to host craft bazaar

SHERIDAN — The United Methodist Women will host the annual “Holiday Express” bazaar Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch of sloppy joes and homemade pies will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The “Closet” will be open and booths of baked goods, crafts, oldies and goodies as well as a children’s… Continue Reading

Local Events Nov. 12, 2014

Events for Thursday, November 13, 2014 • 4:30-6 p.m., Sheridan Memorial Hospital Christmas craft bazaar, Sheridan Memorial Hospital conference rooms, 1401 W. Fifth St. • 4:30 p.m., retirement planning presentation, Powder Horn clubhouse, 23 Country Club Lane • 6 p.m., “Uncapped” painting class, $35 per person, Sagebrush Community Art Center, 201 E. Fifth St. •… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Nov. 12, 2014

From staff reports WWI exhibit on display beginning today SHERIDAN — To help mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I and educate residents about Sheridan County’s contribution to the war, Sheridan Fulmer Library will host an exhibit today through Nov. 30. The exhibit will be on display in the Inner Circle… Continue Reading

U.S. Highway 14A seasonal closure scheduled for Dec. 1, or sooner

SHERIDAN — The annual fall roadway closure of U.S. Highway 14A between Burgess Junction and Lovell is scheduled for Dec. 1, but the seasonal highway closure may happen sooner depending on winter weather. Jason Fleming, a Wyoming Department of Transportation maintenance foreman based in Lovell, said if road and weather conditions are unsafe for citizens and… Continue Reading

Planning Commission seeks input for Land Use Plan

SHERIDAN — After working on the new Sheridan Land Use Plan for nine months, the Planning Commission is now asking residents for input on specific city development issues. The Sheridan Land Use Plan will guide future development of the city. In particular, the plan will indicate preferred locations for future residential and commercial areas as… Continue Reading

Maverick Road closed until further notice for bridge work

SHERIDAN — County Road 1213, also known as Maverick Road, has been closed to through-traffic for bridge replacement work. The road will be closed at the Little Goose crossing until further notice. Residents with questions about the road closure or the project may contact Wyoming Department of Transportation Resident Engineer Jerry Buckley at 674-2326. Continue Reading

Sheridan man recognized for service

SHERIDAN — Chief Warrant Officer 2 Brandon Adsit, was recognized for his outstanding service during 2013 at the Outstanding Soldier and Airman of the Year banquet held in Cheyenne in January. Adsit was recognized as Warrant Officer of the Year for his leadership, military bearing, knowledge of military customs, community service and personal achievements. Adsit… Continue Reading

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