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Lunbecks to give presentation on Beaver Lake

October 25, 2013

STORY — John and Ardeth Lunbeck will give a presentation Nov. 3 to the Story Historical Society. The topic will be the history and current status of Beaver Lake, which is 16 miles up Penrose Trail in Story and feeds into Kearney Lake. Beaver Lake flows into the Piney Creek Drainage. The Northern Wyoming Community Read More

Crime of the Week — Oct. 25, 2013

SHERIDAN — On Thursday, the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office received the report of a theft of a metal religious figurine at the Acme cemetery. If you have any information concerning the person(s) responsible for this crime or other crimes, please call the anonymous Crime Stoppers Hot Line at 67-CRIME or send an email to sheriff@sheridancountysheriff.com. Read More

Tech helping diagnose despite distance

October 24, 2013

SHERIDAN — iPhones and iPads can be used for texting, talking, surfing the Internet — and reading an ultrasound from 425 miles away. The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees approved a new hospital position Wednesday that will be filled by a team of cardiologists in Denver. Using wireless technology and the growing field of Read More

Historical Society hosts annual meeting tonight

SHERIDAN­ –– The Sheridan County Historical Society will host their annual meeting tonight at the Downtown Sheridan Association’s Community Room at 7 p.m. The meeting will include a presentation by Lois Hall titled “Blazing Trails with Grandma.” Hall will tell about the life of her grandmother, Clarissa Pattengill Huson, who lived through the Civil War, Read More

Sheridan Memorial Hospital approves 2013 audit report

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees approved its fiscal year 2013 audit report at its meeting Wednesday. The hospital received an unqualified opinion, which means no errors or weaknesses were found in the audit, and no adjustments had to be made. “The audit was awesome,” Chief Financial Officer Ed Johlman said. “In Read More

Sheridan only town in Wyo. offering genetic test

SHERIDAN — A registered dietitian in Sheridan is the only one in the state to offer a new genetic test that can identify DNA markers that can be used to provide individualized nutrition advice. Georgia Boley of Tailored Nutrition, LLC, said the Nutrigenomix Personalized Nutrition Assessment measures seven different indicators of how a person’s body metabolizes Read More

‘Trunk-or-Treat’ in Dayton Oct.31

DAYTON — Tongue River Valley Community Center in Dayton is holding a Halloween “Trunk-or-Treat” Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m. Come to their parking lot at 1100 Main St. in costume and join in the fun. If the weather is bad the event will by moved inside. For more information call Erin Kilbride at 655-9419.

First United Methodist hosting dinner Sat.

SHERIDAN — The First United Methodist Church will be hosting a “Harvest of Blessings” dinner to celebrate the completion of phase one of their building modernization. The dinner will be held at the church on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. The dinner is open to all, reservations are required and according to Pastor Derryberry the cost Read More

Powder Horn to host trick or treat trolley

SHERIDAN — The Powder Horn will have their annual trick or treat trolley Oct. 31 from 6-7:30 p.m. The trolley will take participants to selected homes in The Powder Horn residential community. This is free and open to the public. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at The Powder Horn Clubhouse, 23 Country Read More

Costume contest Oct. 31 at Northeast Pediatric Associates

SHERIDAN — Northeast Wyoming Pediatric Associates, P.C., will hold a costume contest Oct. 31. Drop by their office at 916 Jackson Ave. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wear your costume and be entered in the costume contest. First prize is $100, second prize is $50 and third prize is $25. The contest is open Read More

Wesleyan Church having fall fun fest Oct. 31

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Wesleyan Church is having a family fall fun fest Oct. 31 from 5-8 p.m. at 404 W. Brundage Lane. Bring your kids, wear costumes (no scary costumes) and enjoy inflatables, candy, professional photos and games. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call the church at 672-0612.

SHS to honor 1923, ‘53 and ‘93 state title teams

SHERIDAN — Helmets were still made of leather in 1923. In 1953, they didn’t have facemasks. Football was a little closer in 1993 to the way it is now, but with baggier jerseys. This Friday, Sheridan High School invites back its championship squads for 90th, 60th and 20th anniversaries to be recognized at halftime of Read More

TR Valley board holds first natural gas workshop

October 23, 2013

DAYTON — The Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board held its first meeting Tuesday to begin the process of bringing a natural gas pipeline to Dayton, Ranchester and Sheridan County School District 1 schools and offices in the valley. The meeting was a public workshop and not an official meeting because the board must receive Read More

SEEDA to study boost to local arts economy

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority agreed Tuesday to submit a grant application to the Wyoming Business Council to request funding to enhance the creative economy of Sheridan and Johnson counties. A 2008 study identified the arts as one of the untapped pillars of the local marketplace, and SEEDA is hoping to Read More

Sheridan Orthopaedic purchases new MRI machine

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Orthopaedic Associates purchased a new MRI machine that can produce higher quality medical images in less time than the facility’s previous machine. The equipment upgrade also entails new computer software. A press release from Operations Manager Greg Lagorio classifies the new machine as a significant upgrade to the MRI facility. “The new…software Read More

Arvada-Clearmont High School drives safe

Clearmont — Arvada Clearmont High School is one of nine Wyoming high schools participating in Celebrate My Drive, a driving safety program sponsored by State Farm Insurance. The program aims to celebrate the fun of new drivers receiving a driver’s license while teaching positive and safe driving habits to avoid car crashes. The program notes Read More

Local Briefs Oct. 23, 2013

Gun show set for Friday through Sunday   SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Sportsman semiannual gun show will be Friday through Sunday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall. The gun show will feature vendors from all over the region. The show is open Friday from 3-7 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Read More

Warehouse 201 to host benefit

SHERIDAN — Warehouse 201 will host a Thankful Thursday event benefiting the Dog and Cat Shelter. From 6-8 p.m. on Thursday light appetizers, drink sampling and a 50/50 raffle will be offered with proceeds being given to the shelter. The beer garden area will feature dog bones for purchase, each of which will contain a Read More

‘Trunk or Treat’ at Methodist church

SHERIDAN — First United Methodist Church will host “Trunk or Treat” in their parking lot at 215 W. Works St. from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. The church is providing the car trunks and the treats. Come in your costumes! For more information call the church at 672-9779.

Presentation on criminal law Thursday

SHERIDAN — Local attorney Ryan Healy will give a presentation on the aspects of criminal law addressed in the book “A Lesson Before Dying” on Thursday. This presentation is part of the Sheridan County Library Foundation’s “Big Read” series of events. The presentation will begin at 11 a.m. in room GMB 011, Griffth Memorial Building, Read More

WYO Theater selling raffle tickets

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater is selling raffle tickets to win one of four prizes including a handcrafted quilt, a lithograph, an oil painting and 100 bottles of wine from WYO Wine Cellar. The winners will be drawn at intermission during the final performance of “Cabaret” on Sunday and you do not need to be Read More

Emeritus hosting Halloween party Oct. 30

SHERIDAN — Emeritus at Sugarland Ridge will host a Halloween party Oct. 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. This free party is for children through age 12. There will be games and treats. Wear your costume! For more information call Theresa Hamilton at 674-5575.

Harvest Festival Oct. 30

SHERIDAN — The Church of the Nazarene is having their Harvest Festival Oct. 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. There will be a variety of food, fun and games for the entire family. The church is located at 907 Bellevue Ave. For more information call 672-2505.

Women treated to pampering ‘extreme makeover’ style

SHERIDAN — Five Sheridan women were treated to a makeover Saturday morning at Curl Up and Dye salon on Main Street. Owner and stylist Heather Peterson said she was interested in hosting a makeover day after seeing similar events on television. “I’ve wanted to do this for years,” she said. “I thought it would be Read More

City OKs Railroad Historic District master plan

October 22, 2013

SHERIDAN — Sheridan City Council approved a Sheridan Railroad Historic District Master Plan at its meeting Monday to provide guidance for development and preservation in the Railroad Historic District that was created in 2004. The plan, which has been the subject of discussion for several years, was added to the consent agenda and approved prior Read More

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