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AARP holding monthly meeting Fri.

October 16, 2013

SHERIDAN — AARP Chapter 676 will hold their monthly meeting and carry-in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Sheridan Senior Center, 211 Smith St. The program will feature Les Engelter with an accordion performance. A discussion will also be held about plans for 2014 programs. Bring your own table service. Guests are welcome.

Free landfill days this weekend

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan Solid Waste Division is hosting free landfill days Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sheridan County residents can come to the landfill and dispose of up to one ton of residential household trash free. Residential household hazardous waste will also be accepted. There will be a Read More

Holy Name School listed as historic place

SHERIDAN — Holy Name Catholic School has formally been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The register is the nation’s official list of historic properties worthy of preservation. The public is invited to dedication activities Friday at the school, 121 S. Connor St. A presentation will be given by Mary Humstone, president of Read More

Documentary to highlight Green House Living project

SHERIDAN — The development of Sheridan’s Green House Living elder care facility has been documented by an Academy Award-winning videographer. The film, which is yet to be made due to a budgetary snag, has been promised air time by Wyoming’s Public Broadcasting Service. Dale Bell, who studied theater at Princeton University and was an associate Read More

Informational sessions about Cap. Tax scheduled

October 15, 2013

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan and Sheridan County are holding a series of informational sessions about the 1 percent Capital Facilities Tax that is up for renewal in the Nov. 5 election. These sessions will include a presentation and question and answer opportunities. The Capital Facilities Tax is already part of Sheridan County’s current Read More

Attorneys to offer free legal services to the public

SHERIDAN — A dozen Sheridan-based attorneys will offer legal services to the public for free next Thursday in celebration of National Celebrate Pro Bono Week, which runs Oct. 20-26. The free legal advice clinic, to be hosted at Sheridan College, is one of nine around the state. The celebration of pro bono legal services locally Read More

Wyo. Water Association to host training

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Water Association will host a training in management strategies during its annual meeting and education seminar to be held at the Sheridan Holiday Inn Oct. 22-24. The training will be provided by Dr. Hans and Annemarie Bleiker with the Institute for Participatory Management and Planning. The Systematic Development of Informed Consent strategy Read More

Toys for Tots motorcycle run Saturday

SHERIDAN — Big Horn Mountain Eagle Riders and combat veterans invite the public to join in a toy run Saturday starting at 1 p.m. The toy run is in support of Sheridan and Johnson counties Toys for Tots. The run begins at the Buffalo American Legion, 18 Veterans Ave. in Buffalo, and ends at the Read More

Hininger to speak at Sheridan Garden Club meeting Oct. 22

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Garden Club will meet Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. at 338 S. Brooks St. Scott Hininger of the University of Wyoming Extension-Sheridan County will answer questions and give advice about putting your garden to bed for the winter. The public is invited to attend. Call 674-2980 for more information.

Big Horn Woman’s Club to meet Oct. 18

BIG HORN — The Big Horn Woman’s Club will meet Oct. 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the clubhouse in Big Horn. Ken and Barbara Schuster, who are the director and assistant curator of The Brinton Museum, will talk about the museum’s new building project. Guests are welcome.

Taking in the scenery for Biketoberfest

Casper bicyclists from left; Chloe Sale, Leif Hohansson and Logan Santistevan huddle around a map of the route that they will be taking during the Biketoberfest race at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds on Saturday

Local briefs Oct. 15, 2013

UW to host ‘e2e’ presentation Oct. 22   SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Technology Business Center will hold its next “e2e” presentation Oct. 22 from 5:30-7 p.m. at The Black Tooth Brewing Company. The presenter will be Don Collins, CEO of Western Research Institute in Laramie, who has 25 years experience in engineering and Read More

Dr. Scott retires after 35 years

October 14, 2013

SHERIDAN — After 35 years of practice in Sheridan, Dr. Timothy Scott has announced he will retire as of Dec. 31. Scott, 65, came to Sheridan in July of 1978, and he estimates has delivered more than 5,000 babies at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. He said it was the charm of a small town near the Read More

Utility Services Map goes online

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan Utility Services Division has gone live with an online Geographic Information Systems viewer, available to contractors, realtors and the community at large. The GIS viewer is an interactive mapping system that displays a myriad of information including: • water and sewer permits • water and sewer utility line location Read More

Tuesday events, Oct. 14, 2013

• 9 a.m., Sheridan County Board of County Commissioners, second floor boardroom #220, Sheridan County Courthouse addition. • 4:30-5:30 p.m., Artist’s reception for Misty Bateman photography exhibit, Martinsen Gallery, Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center. • 5 p.m., Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation District Board meeting, central office boardroom, 1127 Dayton St., Ranchester. • 6 Read More

Local Briefs, Oct. 14, 2013

Reception for Bateman photo exhibit   SHERIDAN — Misty Bateman will have an exhibit of her photography at the Martinsen Gallery at Sheridan College starting Tuesday through Nov. 26. “For Love of Photography; from Analog to Instagram and Place in Between” encompasses a wide spectrum of photography. Bateman is a Sheridan native and received a Read More

Benefit for Kim Schoenbaum Sunday at Elks

SHERIDAN — A fundraising chili supper and silent auction to benefit Kim Schoenbaum will be Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 45 W. Brundage St. Schoenbaum has been diagnosed with lymphoma and needs help with medical and travel expenses. The Basket Case is also raffling off 25 gift baskets to benefit Schoenbaum. Raffle Read More

Knights of Columbus hosting spaghetti diiner

SHERIDAN — The Knights of Columbus are hosting a spaghetti dinner to benefit Legacy Pregnancy Resource Center. The dinner will be Oct. 24 from 5-7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus hall, 301 E. Brundage St. The cost is $8 for 13 and older, $5 for children ages 5-12 and free for children 4 and Read More

Sheridan Fire-Rescue open house

Audience members watch as Sheridan Fire-Rescue firemen Klay Condos, left, and Jerry Johnston spray the box engulfed in flames during a side-by-side burn demonstration Saturday at Sheridan Fire-Rescue. The demonstration was to show the benefits of having residential fire sprinklers installed at home. This box was not fitted with sprinklers.

D.A. Davidson hosting presentation on retirement Oct. 24

SHERIDAN — D.A. Davidson & Co. is hosting an evening of cocktails and conversation about retirement preparation and strategies to maximize your Social Security benefits. The local D.A. Davidson & Co. office of Swanson, Ferguson and Boley will present three of the region’s Social Security and investment specialists for this informative talk: • Sean Sturges Read More

Sheridan College to host lecture Oct. 23

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery Science Lecture Series will present “Anthropogenic Global Warming: Disciples vs. Doubters and Disbelievers” Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. Dr. Scott Nickerson will give the presentation at the Sheridan College Science Museum/Mohns Center. Anthropogenic, or human-induced, global warming has been touted as a serious and urgent problem for Read More

FAB Women’s Conference rescheduled for Nov. 2

October 11, 2013

SHERIDAN — Organizers of the FAB (For.About.By) Women’s Conference announced Nov. 2 as the reschedule date for the event that was canceled last weekend due to an early snowstorm that knocked out power to much of Sheridan. While the conference will be slightly different — for example it will be one day rather than a Read More

Sheridan foster service going above and beyond

SHERIDAN — It is possibly the most challenging, and more rewarding, of volunteer endeavors…fostering a child. However, there is a level of foster care being offered in Sheridan County that takes the already challenging foster experience a step further, and works to help heal the emotional scars that some children carry. Unlike traditional foster care, Read More

Wyoming Game and Fish stocks Mavrakis pond

SHERIDAN— The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Story Fish Hatchery stocked 275 11-inch golden trout in Mavrakis Pond on Thursday. In light of the recent good survival of the breeding fish, WGFD personnel were able to stock out extra fish that were no longer needed for egg production. Story Fish Hatchery has the only captive Read More

Sheridan College students place in statewide discussion contest

SHERIDAN — Tuesday, Sheridan College agricultural students Jake Bare, Torrey Belus, Julia Collins and Amelia Manual traveled with their coach, Chuck Holloway, to the University of Wyoming in Laramie. They competed for the first time in the Wyoming Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Contest. The competition tests the students’ knowledge of contemporary agricultural issues and the Read More

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