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Koetting pleads not guilty to drug charges

March 7, 2015

SHERIDAN — Kristopher Koetting, 19, pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of conspiracy to deliver methamphetamines. The charge stems from an investigation concerning Koetting’s drug activity between June 2013 and July 2014. According to court documents, a police investigation discovered Koetting was receiving methamphetamines from Jorge Enrique Barragon Gutierrez to sell. Gutierrez told investigators Read More

Sheridan woman pleads guilty to child endangerment charge

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan woman pleaded guilty to child endangerment Thursday in 4th Judicial District Court. Ashley Bocek, 29, was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over Nov. 2 by the Wyoming Highway Patrol for speeding. Her boyfriend, Alan Underwood, was driving and there were four minor passengers in the car, including Bocek’s Read More

United Methodist Women luncheon to be held Thursday

SHERIDAN — The United Methodist Women will host their annual salad luncheon on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. An all-you-can-eat salad lunch will be served for $7 per person. All proceeds of the luncheon will benefit the Methodist Women’s Missions locally and around the world. The luncheon will be held at First United Read More

Annual Big Horn Homebuilders Home and Garden show to begin Friday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Homebuilders Association annual Home and Garden Show will begin at 5 p.m. Friday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. The show will be open from 5-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The show will include a little something for everyone with Read More

Fort Mackenzie to present short comedies Thursday, Friday

SHERIDAN — The Fort Mackenzie High School drama department will present two short comedies Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. each night. The plays, “Hard Candy” and “Drugs Are Bad,” will be performed at the Fort Mackenzie High School, currently located in the old Highland Park School. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for Read More

‘Filling an Empty Bowl’ fundraiser to be held Thursday

SHERIDAN — The annual Volunteers of America “Filling an Empty Bowl” fundraiser will be held Thursday from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA. A wide variety of homemade soups will be served by community churches and other organizations. The event will also include a silent auction, live music by Canary Joe, face painting and Read More

Sheridan County 4-H carnival, chili supper set for March 14

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County 4-H carnival and chili supper is set for March 14 from 3-7 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. The event will include family fun, classic carnival games and a chili dinner. Games will include cake walks, a dunk tank and rubber band target shooting. Tickets can be purchased Read More

Sheridan Electronics takes over Photo Imaging Center

March 6, 2015

SHERIDAN — Even in their earliest days together, Neil and Hana Hoversten knew they would end up in a place like Sheridan. They always wanted to live in a great community with fantastic schools — it just made sense to build their life and business here. While they plan to continue building their life in Read More

P&Z votes to deny permit for events facility

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission heard more than two hours of statements from numerous attendees Thursday before voting against a conditional use permit for Born in a Barn to host commercial-style events like weddings during the summer months on agriculturally zoned land. The Commission unanimously struck down the CUP, but the Read More

Grad rates mixed bag for local schools

SHERIDAN — In the midst of a concentrated effort on behalf of Sheridan County School District 2 to increase its graduation rates for the current school year and beyond, last year’s rates released by the Wyoming Department of Education show a slight year-over-year increase already. Meanwhile, Sheridan County School District 1 saw a sizeable decrease Read More

Plea deal reached in sexual assault case

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man accused of sexual assault changed his plea to guilty in conjuction with a plea deal in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday. Matthew Scott Anderson was arrested in April for first degree sexual assault after an acquaintance found video of him having sex with her while she was unconscious. He had Read More

Senior Center to host ‘Love a Book’ on Tuesdays

SHERIDAN — Every Tuesday, beginning March 10, the Sheridan Senior Center will host “Love a Book” at 10 a.m. in the center’s community room. Jackie McMahon will read aloud to attendees. She will begin with some of John Erickson’s stories, such as “Hank the Cowdog.” The new program is geared toward older adults who love Read More

SHS spring musical next week

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School students will present their spring musical production of “Mary Poppins” Wednesday through Saturday. Each night’s performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Sue Henry Auditorium at SHS. Tickets are $7 in advance or $8 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from the school’s activities Read More

Senior Center to host railroad presentation Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a free presentation for the community at 7 p.m. Wednesday on the impact of the Union Pacific and Chicago Burlington and Quincy railroads on the towns, settlement, economy and politics of Wyoming. Big Horn native, historian, writer and filmmaker Greg Nickerson will give the free presentation. The Read More

Sikkenga nominated for teaching award

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College technical instructor John Sikkenga has been nominated for the Outstanding Technical Teacher of the Year award from the American Technical Education Association. Sikkenga has guided Sheridan College’s Diesel Technology program for 25 years. He worked in the industry for 17 years before joining the college. “John has been able to build Read More

New era for Sheridan on Skates

March 5, 2015

SHERIDAN — With the final hockey game of the season and the annual figure skating show wrapped up, the last season of outdoor ice skating in Sheridan is coming to a close. Ushering in a new era, Sheridan on Skates board members hosted an “ice breaking” ceremony Wednesday, officially kicking off the development phase of Read More

Man found guilty of interference

SHERIDAN — A man was found guilty of interfering with a peace officer after a day-long trial Wednesday in Sheridan County Circuit Court. The charge is a misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail, a $1,000 fine or both. Roy Mathis was arrested July 4 after a traffic stop for an illegal turn Read More

SCLT gets funds for trail, waterway projects

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Community Land Trust recently secured three grants for projects meant to improve waterway and trail systems in the county. Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources provided more than $150,000 for the beginning phases of the Red Grade Trails System, a parking area and the Tongue River Water Trail Assessment. “Of course, Read More

Lost and found: Dog makes trek from Ohio

SHERIDAN — When a dog named Sarge walked into a post office in Lakemore, Ohio, the workers just had a feeling he was trying to mail himself home. The 2-year-old Mountain Shepherd was too large to stick a stamp on and mail, so they did the next best thing: they called Laura Lawson with Summit Read More

Sullivan appointed to UW Board of Trustees

SHERIDAN — Five new appointees to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees have been approved by the Wyoming Senate, including Michelle Sullivan of Sheridan. A consultant to numerous organizations, Sullivan founded the Center for Inspired Learning Environments, which has a mission to bridge emerging research in the learning sciences with the design of student-centered Read More

Spring forward for Daylight Saving Time Sunday

SHERIDAN — Daylight Saving Time kicks in this weekend — the annual reminder that spring is just around the corner. At 2 a.m. local time on Sunday, clocks will “spring forward” one hour. The number of daylight hours will increase as we head into spring. Daylight Saving Time was first used by Germany in World Read More

TRHS to perform ‘Frozen’ on Tuesday, Wednesday

DAYTON — Tongue River High School students will perform an adaptation of the popular movie “Frozen” on Tuesday and Wednesday next week. An optional dinner will also be served Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. The cost for dinner is $10 per person or $35 per family. The meal will be served by cast members of the Read More

Chamber luncheon to feature recap of 63rd legislative session

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce luncheon set for Wednesday will feature a recap of the 63rd legislative session that is wrapping up in Cheyenne this week. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center. Local legislators will share issues and accomplishments that arose during the legislative session Read More

Body cameras for officers not being considered by city, county

March 4, 2015

SHERIDAN — While nationwide and in Wyoming police departments have opted to purchase body cameras for officers, don’t look for cameras on officers in Sheridan yet. “It’s an emerging trend and we consider all types of technology,” Lt. Tom Ringley of the Sheridan Police Department said. “But it’s just not something we’re considering yet.” Lt. Read More

County approves roads agreement with city

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County commissioners approved two agreements Tuesday that pave the way for the city to annex a section of Holloway Avenue following road improvements scheduled for 2016. Commissioners first accepted a memorandum of understanding with the city. The MOU, which the City Council passed at its Feb. 17 meeting, provides “a detailed Read More

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