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Free architecture tours to be given Saturday

SHERIDAN — AIA Wyoming, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects, will host architectural tours throughout the state Saturday. Locally, tours will be given by Dale Buckingham Architects beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Whitney Rink at the M&M’s Center, followed by a tour of the Mars Theater at the WYO Theater by… Continue Reading

DA Davidson to host retirement program

SHERIDAN — D.A. Davidson & Co. will present a program on retirement preparation and strategies to maximize Social Security benefits on April 19 at The Powder Horn Clubhouse. The event is free, but organizers ask those planning to attend to RSVP by April 15 by calling 674-6288. The event will begin with cocktails and hors… Continue Reading

Frontier Regulars to demonstrate, recruit Saturday

STORY — The Frontier Regulars, a living history organization, will conduct a public introduction, training and new recruitment program Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site. Persons interested in learning more about the organization, which participates in Indian and Civil War demonstrations, are encouraged to attend. During the… Continue Reading

Molvar to give lecture Friday

BIG HORN — Erik Molvar will present a lecture on “Wyoming’s Red Desert: A century of conservation history” on Friday at 6 p.m. at the Barn in Big Horn. The Bighorn Audubon Society and the Wyoming Humanities Council will sponsor the lecture. A potluck supper will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the lecture at… Continue Reading

Spence named 2016 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar for Wyoming

SHERIDAN — Northern Wyoming Community College District is extraordinarily pleased to announce that Gillette College student Gaylene Spence has been named the 2016 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar for the state of Wyoming. New Century Scholars are the highest scoring students in each state, plus one student from Canada and one additional student chosen from among… Continue Reading

Clements to retire after more than 33 years with WHP

SHERIDAN — District 4 Commander Capt. Carl Clements retired Friday after more than 33 years with the Wyoming Highway Patrol and 36 years in law enforcement. Clements began his career as a summer compliance officer with the U.S. Forest Service while in college, then as a police officer for the city of Alliance, Nebraska, in… Continue Reading

SMH strategic plan includes heightened focus on quality

SHERIDAN — Other than a few slight adjustments, Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s strategic plan for the next few years will look similar to what they’ve done in the past. Laura Lehan, chief strategy officer at SMH said the next four-year strategic plan will include many of the same core principles already in place. “The health care… Continue Reading

Agendas — April 9, 2016

Sheridan County School District 3 Work session 5 p.m. Wednesday Clearmont Elementary multi-purpose room • Transportation — New bus walk around • Review SFC projects — bus barn, coal to gas • Review new board policies • District housing requests A. Wright — Yellow administrative house B. Ellingrod — request to move into the administrative… Continue Reading

Sheridan County Museum organizing Tidbit Saturday

SHERIDAN — The next round of Tidbit Saturday activities is set for April 16 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sheridan County Museum. The workshop will focus on soils and will include a story and hands-on activity geared toward children ages 4-10, but older children are welcome. There is no cost to attend, but… Continue Reading

WYO to host Cashore Marionettes

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host the Cashore Marionettes on April 17 at 4 p.m. The event is part of the WYO Theater’s Children’s Educational and Family Series. Tickets to attend are $14 for adults, $10 for seniors and military members and $8 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the WYO Theater box… Continue Reading

Champion for Children Mitch Craft to be honored

Champion for Children Mitch Craft to be honored

SHERIDAN — Mitch Craft has been named “Champion for Children” by the Child Advocacy Services of the Big Horns. The Sheridan Junior High School principal will be recognized at the eighth annual Light of Hope breakfast April 22. Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice E. James Burke is scheduled to attend the event. Susan Carr, executive… Continue Reading

Councilor Lee announces intent to run for mayor

SHERIDAN — Sheridan City Councilor Alex Lee announced his intention to run for mayor on Thursday. Lee was first elected to the City Council in 2010 and began his term in 2011. Prior to serving on the council, Lee served on the city’s Planning Commission and the Design Review Board. Lee started Dunamis, LLC, in… Continue Reading

Ringley to seek third term as commissioner

SHERIDAN — Tom Ringley, Sheridan County commissioner, has announced that he will seek a third term. Ringley was elected in 2008 to fill one of two new commissioner positions approved by the electorate in the general election in 2006. Mostly raised in Sheridan, Ringley is a graduate of Sheridan High School and Sheridan College. He… Continue Reading

$500K awarded for preliminary work on WYO

SHERIDAN — The State Loan and Investment Board approved 13 Business Ready Community grant applications during its April 7 quarterly meeting in Cheyenne. One grant included some funding for the expansion of the WYO Theater into the Hallmark Building. The city of Sheridan had requested a $2 million Downtown Development grant to renovate the building… Continue Reading

TRVJPB to host open houses on natural gas project

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board will host two open houses next week. The board is currently conducting a detailed study to determine the feasibility of bringing natural gas service to the Tongue River Valley. The open houses are being organized in order to share information on the proposed pipeline alignment, overall… Continue Reading

UnEqual Pay Day Bake Sale set for April 12

SHERIDAN — April 12 is UnEqual Pay Day, according to the American Association of University Women. UnEqual Pay Day symbolizes the day when women’s pay finally “catches up” to men’s pay from the previous year. Join the Sheridan Branch of AAUW at an UnEqual Pay Day Bake Sale to mark the occasion. This sale will… Continue Reading

Yoga-Thon for Earth Month set for April 16

SHERIDAN — A yoga marathon will take place April 16 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Ginger Salon. The event will include six sunshine-inspired yoga sessions led by Kula Space, as well as stress-relieving hand massages and chair massages by Ginger Salon staff. In addition, the event will feature live music and earth-friendly beauty product… Continue Reading

Library to host casual evening of music

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host an evening of music April 14 from 7-8:30 p.m. The event will recall the circling of the campfire in the Inner Circle. Musician Rex Rideout will provide the music and entertainment, including classic cowboy and pioneer music. The event is free and open to the… Continue Reading

The Brinton to host Henry Real Bird

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum’s Meet the Artist program will continue this spring with featured guest, former Montana Poet Laureate (2009-2011) Henry “Hank” Real Bird of the Crow Nation. Real Bird will read selections of his poetry and speak with visitors about his writing and life on April 17 from 2-4 p.m. in the… Continue Reading

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