Category Archives: Local News

Council makes short work of rodeo week agenda

SHERIDAN — City Council kept its Sheridan WYO Rodeo week meeting short to give council members more time to enjoy family and festivities. The meeting began at 7 p.m. Monday and adjourned within five minutes. All business was taken care of with approval of the consent agenda. In order to avoid a conflict of interest, Councilman… Continue Reading

Girls fitness camp to be held next week

SHERIDAN — A fitness and confidence camp for middle school-aged girls will be held next week. “Rise and Shine” Summer Health Camp for Girls will be hosted by Becky Newton, a physical therapist from Sheridan High School. July 14-18 from 8 a.m. to noon daily the camp will offer a variety of exercise opportunities, education… Continue Reading

Rapid Creek Rangers at the WYO Sun.

SHERIDAN — The ‘70s band Rapid Creek Rangers will reunite with local trio Spurs of the Moment to perform an evening of music Sunday at the WYO. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Mars Theater and will feature songs from groups including the Beatles, the Everly Brothers, Pete Seeger, Jackson Browne and… Continue Reading

Sheridan Stationery to host ‘Where’s Waldo?’

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Stationery Books and Gallery is hosting a shop local version of “Where’s Waldo?” A free, fun activity for all members of the community, Waldo is hiding in 22 downtown businesses and shoppers can find them all for a prize. Visit Sheridan Stationery to receive instructions and a list of businesses he is… Continue Reading

SHS Booster Club to host golf outing Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Booster Club will host a Shootout Sunday at the Powder Horn Golf Club. Beginning at 1 p.m. players will participate in four person teams in a scramble format. At the conclusion of play golfers will enjoy a meal together and hear from Bronc and Lady Bronc coaches and players… Continue Reading

Sheridan College announces graduates

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College held its 65th commencement ceremony May 10 and degrees and certificates were earned by local students. Sheridan area students recognized included: Linal Alltop, Kara Bacon, Joshua Barker, Michelle Bastian, Kaitlyn Bell, Gage Belus, Brandi Bradberry, Jacob Buszkiewic, Augustus Carter, Rayanne Collins, Tawnya Crowley, Jodi Damm, Michelle Davenport, Kirbie Dewitt, Kord Dover,… Continue Reading

Anthem performers excited for hometown audience

SHERIDAN — When Bailey Cunningham steps up to the microphone to sing the National Anthem at the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Wednesday, she isn’t going to worry about her nerves or think about the pressure to be perfect when singing at a big venue in front of so many people. She may look at the horses… Continue Reading

Police, SCSO promoting safety this week

SHERIDAN — It’s finally here. After a year of planning and months of anticipation it is time to dust off your dancing boots, lather on the sunscreen and get out and enjoy rodeo week. While you prepare for the fun in the sun, local law enforcement also recommends preparation for your safety. While at the… Continue Reading

Trolley to offer services during rodeo week

SHERIDAN — If you’re looking for easier parking and less walking to rodeo week events, think about taking a free ride on the Sheridan Trolley to where you’re going. The trolley schedule for the week is as follows: Tuesday only • 3-8 p.m., shuttle service looping from the Black Tooth Brewing Company at the corner of… Continue Reading

Rock Creek Recommended Wilderness Tour Sat.

SHERIDAN — For the next event in a series of outings celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the 30th anniversary of the Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1984, the Wyoming Wilderness Association will host a Rock Creek recommended wilderness tour Saturday. A difficult tour of the wilderness with discussion of existing… Continue Reading

Creative Economy Council to meet Thurs. in Buffalo

SHERIDAN – The Creative Economy Council of Sheridan and Johnson Counties will meet Thursday in Buffalo. From 9-11 a.m. at the Cowboy Carousel Center all members of the community are invited to attend this free meeting. Potential members of the council will review a recommended organizational structure and plan for the fiscal year. The Creative… Continue Reading

It’s Kinskey

It’s Kinskey

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey will take on a new role in coming weeks as county commissioners from both Sheridan and Johnson counties have appointed him to fill the Senate District 22 seat left vacant by Sen. John Schiffer’s death last month. Kinskey received 67 percent of the vote. “The late Sen. Schiffer did… Continue Reading

Woman charged with vehicular homicide pleads not guilty

SHERIDAN — Hannah M. Terry, 34, pleaded not guilty in 4th Judicial District Court on Thursday morning to charges relating to a fatal bicycling accident that occurred on Coffeen Avenue in May. Terry is charged with aggravated homicide by vehicle and driving under the influence of a controlled substance causing serious bodily injury. Both felony… Continue Reading

Movies in the park

DAYTON — While watching a movie is almost always a great time, the routine is the same. You buy your ticket, buy your popcorn and take a seat in a darkened theater with dozens of people you likely don’t know. However, the Movies in the Park series offered by the Tongue River Valley Community Center… Continue Reading

Farmers market to start Thursday

SHERIDAN — The annual Sheridan Farmers Market will commence Thursday at Grinnell Plaza. From 5-7 p.m. weekly on Thursdays vendors will sell produce, arts and crafts and more as live music, children’s activities, demonstrations and nonprofit booths are hosted. Attendance is free for customers and vendor booths are available to rent. On weeks when Third… Continue Reading

Float down Little Goose to be held July 12

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Community Land Trust will host a Water Trail Float Tri on July 12. From 9 a.m. to approximately noon a float down Little Goose Creek and Tongue River will be offered. The group will arrange the logistics but attendees are asked to bring their own kayak, canoe or raft. Attendees should… Continue Reading

Land trust works to expand network around Red Grade Road

Land trust works to expand network around Red Grade Road

BIG HORN — In coming years, the Bighorn Mountain foothills traversed by Red Grade Road could become an even more accessible and explorable backyard adventure for Sheridan County residents who already hold the area near and dear. Renowned for its year-round ATV and snowmobile recreation options, the area is set to become a nearby haven for… Continue Reading

Not guilty plea entered in fatal bicycle accident case

SHERIDAN — Hannah M. Terry, 34, pleaded not guilty in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning to charges relating to a fatal bicycling accident that occurred on Coffeen Avenue in May. Terry is charged with aggravated homicide by vehicle and driving under the influence of a controlled substance causing serious bodily injury. Both felony charges carry… Continue Reading

Local man charged in connection with Hospital Pharmacy West burglary

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Attorney’s Office filed charges against Robert Kelly Weber, 34, of Sheridan on Friday in connection with the burglary of prescription medications from Hospital Pharmacy West in 2013. According to the Sheridan Police Department, information received throughout the investigation implicated Weber in the theft of a large amount of prescription medications.… Continue Reading

P&Z denies rec center, again

  SHERIDAN — For the second time in a little over a year, a request for a conditional use permit by the Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation District to build a community center near the Big Horn Y has been recommended for denial by the County Planning and Zoning Commission. After nearly an hour of… Continue Reading

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