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Grad rates mixed bag for local schools

March 6, 2015

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

Rec. district to pay off mortgage on empty land

RANCHESTER — When the Sheridan County commissioners voted 2-3 against a conditional use permit for the Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation District’s plans for a Big Horn community center back in August, it left the District with an empty plot of land and an insurance check for $698,000 and not much else. The next Read More

Education bill receives another amendment

SHERIDAN — Senate File 8 on state education accountability and assessment continues to evolve as another amendment has been added to the substitute bill that replaced the original last Thursday. The substitute bill includes significant language changes including: striking the addition of a fourth year of mandatory math in high school; removing requirements for the Read More

Ranchester issues final plat for subdivision

RANCHESTER — The Ranchester Town Council approved a final plat with conditions attached for Stonebrook Meadows 5 subdivision at its meeting Tuesday evening. The final plat allows for installing infrastructure like utilities and roads, but developer Drew Redinger must complete several additional steps before he can start selling any of the subdivision’s nine lots, Mayor Read More

Dayton supports local Benefit Club

DAYTON — The Dayton Town Council pledged $5,000 in Optional One-Cent Sales Tax money to the local Benefit Club to help assist with repair costs for a sagging roof. Dayton Benefit Club President Teri Luskin approached the Council Monday evening to request funding so the organization could match grant opportunities. The organization is eligible to Read More

WWA soliciting donations of mini art, music for annual auction

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association is soliciting donations from artists for its ninth annual Miniature Art and Music Auction: Celebrating our Wild Earth, to be exhibited and juried April 13-24 at Davis Gallery. The WWA is asking local and regional artists and musicians to contribute miniature works of art (no larger than 6-by-8 inches) Read More

Landon’s to offer three free workshops Saturday

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will present three free workshops on Saturday. Beginning at 10 a.m., Phil Gilmore will discuss composting made easy. At 11 a.m., a representative from the city of Sheridan will talk about the city’s recycling program. Then at 1 p.m., a workshop about planning and planting a kitchen herb garden Read More

Ceramics workshop to be held at Sheridan College Friday

SHERIDAN — Elaine Olafson Henry, internationally celebrated ceramic artist and Sheridan resident, will lead a ceramic workshop and present a slideshow at Sheridan College on Friday. The presentation will start at 9 a.m. inside the Thorne-Rider Campus Center, room 008, and the workshop will be 1-4 p.m. in the Griffith Memorial Building, room 013. Both Read More

Wuerker artist reception to be held at Sagebrush Community Art Center Friday

SHERIDAN — An artist reception for Buffalo artist Aaron Wuerker will be held on Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center. Wuerker’s show, “Aaron Wuerker: Recent Landscapes,” will be on display through March 31 in the center’s Invitational Gallery. Wuerker earned a bachelor’s in fine arts from Kansas City Art Institute in Read More

Next ‘Nonprofit Tuesday’ to benefit Senior Center

SHERIDAN — The next Nonprofit Tuesday at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will support the Sheridan Senior Center and the 2015 Keystone Awards. On Tuesday, the brewery will donate $1 from every pint sold. In addition, the 4-6 p.m. celebration will feature live music from Terry Garrison and the sale of raffle tickets for packages Read More

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