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Senior Center to host Helen Laumann

November 5, 2013

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host Helen Laumann of the Sheridan County Historical Society for the next “Conversation in History” on Nov. 13. This series of casual conversations surrounding specific portions of our Sheridan area history is free and open to the public. The conversation topic at this meeting will be the Custer Battlefield Read More

Food Bank starts Elves program

SHERIDAN — The People Assistance Food Bank in Sheridan has started its annual Christmas Elves program. Local business are invited to sell paper elves to consumers to help the food bank prepare for the holiday season. The elves can be sold for any amount and the funds raised are used to purchase gift cards which Read More

WYO presents Live from the Met: Puccini’s ‘Tosca’

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Puccini’s ‘Tosca’” on Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. The performance is part 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 opera Read More

Wyo. Archealogical Society to host free presentation on Crazy Horse

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will host a free presentation on the Crazy Horse petroglyph on Thursday evening. The meeting will take place at the Sheridan Holiday Inn Le Gourmet room at 6 p.m. Dinner will be ordered from the menu; however, it is not necessary to order dinner to Read More

Local Briefs Nov. 5, 2013

Free pancake breakfast tomorrow at the YMCA   SHERIDAN — The YMCA will host a pancake breakfast tomorrow from 6-9:30 a.m. The breakfast is free to the entire community and will offer a variety of pancake toppings. The YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St. For more information contact the YMCA at 674-7488.   Read More

Finding sheep at One Woman Creek

SHERIDAN — Up high, in the craggy peaks of the Sunlight Basin northwest of Cody, there is a creek that tumbles over rocks and boulders in the crisp Wyoming air. At more than 11,000 feet high, that creek is not seen by many eyes, save eagles, Big Horn sheep and other critters who dwell far Read More

100 attend first FAB Women’s Conference at Sheridan College

November 4, 2013

SHERIDAN — The first FAB Women’s Conference held Saturday at Sheridan College went off without a hitch, with approximately 100 people in attendance. Attendees said the one-day event that covered a wide range of women’s issues was inspiring and motivating. Keynote speakers Sarah Calhoun and Brig. Gen. Kathy Wright both wowed the crowd. Calhoun spoke Read More

County attorney sends cases back to municipal court

SHERIDAN — Justice administrators have initiated a process with the ultimate goal of rebalancing the workload between the municipal and circuit courts. After two months, it’s too early to tell whether shifting some cases from county to city resources will make a significant difference in the overall functioning of each respective entity. Sheridan County Attorney Read More

Gun stolen in 1990, found in Sheridan

SHERIDAN— A handgun reported stolen in Hardin, Mont., more than two decades ago turned up in a Sheridan pawn shop last week. Though it’s unlikely the thief will ever be found, the gun will be returned to its rightful owner. Sheridan Police Department Capt. Scott Chandler said the gun was flagged during a routine inspection Read More

Local Briefs Nov. 4, 2013

An Acoustic Evening with Aaron Tippin Thursday   SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present an acoustic evening with Aaron Tippin on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The show was originally scheduled for Aug. 11 and was rescheduled due to travel delays. Tippin is a singer songwriter whose most recent album focused on country music that Read More

Dog and Cat Shelter has new hours

SHERIDAN — The Dog and Cat Shelter has announced a change to their business hours effective immediately. The shelter will be closed to the public on Wednesdays, which has historically been the slowest day of the week for visits. Business hours will remain the same on other days, noon to 6 p.m. all other weekdays Read More

Turkey Trot

From left, Travis Zeilstra, cofounder and head brewer of The Black Tooth Brewing Company, Sales and Marketing Director Jesse Woods and Monte Buckmaster, owner of The Mint Bar, collected canned food for charity during Saturday evening’s Turkey Trot pub crawl. The Turkey Trot offered free drinks at the brewery, The Mint Bar and The Pony Read More

4th annual baby fair Sat.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Memorial Hospital will host their forth annual baby fair Saturday. “It’s All About You, Baby!” is for expectant parents, parents of newborns and parents of young toddlers. It is a free event which is open to everyone. It will be held in the hospital cafeteria area on the lower level from Read More

Social media, Facebook computer class Thurs.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Library System will host a Facebook and social media computer class at the Fulmer Library on Thursday. The class will take place in the Fulmer Room at 10 a.m. It is a free class that is open to the public. The library is located at 335 W. Alger St. Read More

Western Dog Salon holding tours Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Western Dog Salon will include The Dog and Cat Shelter at their open house on Wednesday. The salon will be open from 3-7 p.m. for tours, meet and greet with the staff, previews of their new products and to answer questions about grooming. Beverages, snacks, games and prizes will also be offered. Read More

SCSD2 holding parent teacher conferences Thurs., Fri.

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 2 will have parent teacher conferences Thursday and Friday. Schools within this district will have early dismissal on Thursday and no school on Friday. Thursday dismissal times are as follows: • kindergarten 11:25 a.m. • elementary school 12:35 p.m. • Sheridan Junior High School 1:10 p.m. • Ft. Mackenzie/Wright Read More

Big Horn students to present concert Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn High School band and choir will present a fall concert on Wednesday. The concert is free and open to the community. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the BHHS auditorium. Both groups will be directed by Ariel Downing as they perform a variety of musical selections including “The Blues Read More

Urgent Care at SMH opens doors

November 1, 2013

SHERIDAN — The new Urgent Care at Sheridan Memorial Hospital opened its doors Thursday to offer the community an affordable, same-day health care option for urgent but not necessarily life-threatening medical conditions. “Urgent care clinics are springing up all over the United States,” Physician Assistant and Coordinator for Urgent Care at Sheridan Memorial Hospital Kelly Read More

2013 Woman of the Year

November 4, 2013

SHERIDAN — Erin Kilbride, director of the Tongue River Valley Community Center, was honored as Woman of the Year at the FAB Women’s Conference Saturday night. The first-time conference, sponsored by The Sheridan Press, Sheridan College and several other community businesses and organizations, garnered 11 nominations for Woman of the Year. The caliber of women Read More

Former probation officer pleads not guilty to felony sexual assault

November 1, 2013

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man who previously worked at the Probation and Parole Office in Sheridan pleaded not guilty to felony second degree sexual assault before Judge William Edelman Thursday morning in 4th Judicial District Court. Charging documents allege Chris Yager engaged in a five-month romantic relationship with a woman he had previously supervised as Read More

Sage grouse conservation plan open for public review

By Hannah Wiest The Sheridan Press SHERIDAN — Eight working groups around the state of Wyoming dedicated to sage grouse conservation and habitat management have been asked to update their sage grouse conservation plans to incorporate new policies and information made available since the plans were completed more than five years ago. Comments on the Read More

Turkey Trot Pub Crawl to help the hungy set for Sat.

SHERIDAN — You can help feed the hungry in Sheridan at the Turkey Trot pub crawl on Saturday. The Black Tooth Brewing Company, The Pony Grill & Bar and The Mint Bar are teaming up to host the event. Participants must bring a minimum of three cans of food and meet at brewery at 6 Read More

‘Nonprofit Tuesday’ at brewery to benefit Miss Wyoming

SHERIDAN — The Black Tooth Brewing Company will host their next “Nonprofit Tuesday” event Tuesday. Proceeds from this week’s event will benefit the Miss Wyoming Scholarship Foundation. One dollar of every beer purchased from 5:30-7:30 p.m. will be donated to the Miss Wyoming scholarship fund. The event will also offer a 50/50 raffle and a Read More

A lifelong learner honored

SHERIDAN — This year’s annual Friends of the Library Auction, the Sheridan County Library’s largest fundraiser, will be held in honor of longtime library employee and local historian Helen Graham. Graham passed away in July at the age of 94. Her contributions to the library and to the preservation of local history are wide-ranging and Read More

CVC to host Action Forum 2.0 Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Center for a Vital Community at The Sheridan College will host Action Forum 2.0 on Thursday. This meeting will provide an update and call to action on the initiatives from Thrive vs. Survive, a community conversation on poverty. Study circles on poverty were held over the course of five weeks with 140 Read More

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