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Harley rally in town this week

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming State Harley Owners Group Rally is in Sheridan this week and multiple events will be hosted for the public starting with a 1 Wheel Revolution Stunt Show on Thursday. The event is free and open to the public at the Trails End Concert Park. On both Friday and Saturday night the… Continue Reading

Skretteberg to present on generational diversity Thurs.

SHERIDAN — Stacia Skretteberg, a certified Human Resource Professional, on the board of the Big Horn Mountain Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, and a professional human resource trainer, will host “Working with Generational Diversity in Today’s Workforce,” a webinar, on Thursday from 2-3 p.m. Employers must appreciate generational differences in order to… Continue Reading

Powwows scheduled for Wed. through Fri.

SHERIDAN — The annual First People’s Powwow and Dance will return to the Historic Sheridan Inn Friday at noon, and two smaller powwows will be offered leading up to the event. On Wednesday and Thursday at 3 p.m. daily a Native American powwow will be held on the lawn of the Inn celebrating Native American… Continue Reading

Sign-ups open for Friday rodeo run

SHERIDAN — The Sneakers and Spurs Rodeo Run, the annual Rodeo Week 5K run or 1.5-mile walk, will return Friday at 8 a.m. Starting at Grinnell Plaza and Main Street, the event will benefit the Sheridan High School cross-country team. Participants can pre-register at The Sport Stop or Foot of the Bighorns now or from… Continue Reading

Tongue Riverpalooza set for Fri., Sat.

SHERIDAN — Are you one of those who want to get out of town during Rodeo Week? How about a family-friendly campout in Ranchester’s Connor Park on Friday night? Bring your picnic dinner and camping gear for Tongue Riverpalooza. Organizers will provide a free outdoor movie, “A River Runs Through It” at about 9 p.m.… Continue Reading

Sheridan area students recognized for SC degrees

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College held its 66th commencement ceremony May 16 and more than 500 degrees and certificates were earned by students. The following is a list of Sheridan College students from the Sheridan area who completed their course work and received a degree or certificate: Steven Allen, Linal Alltop, Troy Anthony, Sahrya Bailey, Erik… Continue Reading

Meet the troupe — WTF actors get early acting start

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Theater Festival will kick off in just one week with workshops and performances. In its first year, WTF will bring four new plays to Sheridan featuring a number of local and out-of-state artists. The plays include: • “Romeo & Bernadette” — A musical tale of Verona and Brooklyn, in which Romeo… Continue Reading

Cowboy, veteran not shy about sharing experiences

Cowboy, veteran not shy about sharing experiences

SHERIDAN — An Iraq veteran and a rodeo cowboy, Tony Larsen has seen parts of the world most people won’t. Larsen was deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, in 2004, shortly after U.S. forces took the city. “We were static security for the interim Iraqi government, president, two vice presidents, I believe it was the prime minister… Continue Reading

Mentock to present at Wyo. Weds.

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Wednesday programs will continue Wednesday and run through July. Activities will take place at 10 a.m. each Wednesday in June and July at the Wyoming Welcome Center located off the Fifth Street exit on Interstate 90. Wyoming Wednesday offers informative, interpretive programs about the Sheridan area and Wyoming. Emphasis is placed on… Continue Reading

Two book-signing events offered this week

SHERIDAN — Two book-signing events will be offered at Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery this week. On Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., J.D. March will be signing his newest novel, “Dance with the Devil.” On Saturday, from 1-3 p.m., Rob Neighbors, Sheridan native and former Hollywood screen playwright, will be signing his first novel,… Continue Reading

Racing teams heading to bed

SHERIDAN — Beds Along the Big Horns is returning to Rodeo Week and registrations for the race are now open. The 2015 Beds Along The Big Horns will be held Friday at 9 a.m. The annual bed races down Historic Main Street consist of five-person teams from who run with their decorated beds for the… Continue Reading

Student news July 6, 2015

Local-Area Student Honored at SkillsUSA SHERIDAN —Students from technical education programs in high schools and colleges competed for the nation’s highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Erik Bale from Sheridan and a student at Sheridan College was awarded a Skill Point Certificate in Cabinetmaking. Sheridan student graduates from Fort Hays State… Continue Reading

Ultimate Frisbee coming to Whitney Weds.

SHERIDAN — The weekly afternoon outdoor fitness sessions, Sheridan ParkFit, will continue Wednesday with ultimate frisbee at Whitney Park. Each Wednesday through Aug. 26 free community workouts will be offered at a variety of parks. All members of the community are invited to attend. This year, points will be given for each activity you attend… Continue Reading

Rodeo Week to ‘Kick-Off’ Tuesday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan WYO Rodeo Week officially kicks off tomorrow with the Boot Kick-Off and and after events. Join the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board for the official start of Rodeo Week with an afternoon filled with food, competition and fun for the whole family. Commencing at 4… Continue Reading

Wyoming Theater Festival — Meet the troupe Part 4

BY CASSIDY BELUS CASSIDY@THESHERIDANPRESS.COM SHERIDAN — The brainchild of DannyLee Hodnett, the Wyoming Theater Festival ignites this summer for its first venture. Collaborating with the Sheridan College theater department, WTF will bring four new plays to Sheridan featuring a number of local and out-of-state artists. While artists arrived in Sheridan Sunday for two weeks of… Continue Reading

Defense attorney: Settlement not an admission of guilt

By Travis Pearson SHERIDAN — Sheridan County may have settled a lawsuit Monday with a woman who in 2010 was injured while incarcerated at the Sheridan County Detention Center, but the $20,000 plus costs and attorney fees should not be seen as an admission of guilt, according to the defense attorney. In fact, Richard… Continue Reading

Dept. of Education to host STEM conference in Sheridan in August

SHERIDAN — The second annual Roadmap to STEM conference will be hosted by the Department of Education in Sheridan this August. Providing educational tools and opportunities to local businesses, industry leaders and educators, the conference aims to build stronger connections and communication between these groups. “We’re just really trying to spread the word on STEM… Continue Reading

SC students build shelter at trailhead of Sheridan pathways

SC students build shelter  at trailhead of Sheridan pathways

SHERIDAN — In a collaborative effort between Sheridan College’s construction technology program and the college’s Outdoor Adventure Club, students recently built a shelter structure to serve as a trailhead on the Sheridan pathways, across from the front lawn of the college campus. The 8-by-12-foot structure features maps of the pathways and Sheridan College’s disc golf… Continue Reading

SC students place in top 10 at SkillsUSA national championship

SHERIDAN — Two Sheridan College students placed in the top 10 at the recent SkillsUSA national championships in Louisville, Kentucky. The SkillsUSA Championships took place June 24-25, as part of the SkillsUSA 51st annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, a showcase of career and technical education students. Erik Bale of Casper took fourth place in… Continue Reading

WGFD to host free photography workshop

SHERIDAN — Have you ever wondered how some people take those great photos of wildlife and scenery? If so, join Jessica Grant of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for a free photography workshop. The workshop will be Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. at the Sheridan Regional Game and Fish Office at 700 Valley View Drive.… Continue Reading

Agendas July 4, 2015

Dayton Town Council 7:30 p.m. Monday Dayton Town Hall • Call to order • Recite Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda A. Additions B. Deletions • Approve minutes of the June 17 secondary Council meeting • Reports — Utility clerk/building permits, fire/rescue department, law enforcement, employees, engineering, planning committee, joint powers board and Council… Continue Reading

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