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A little fun in vintage Easter hats

April 10, 2015

Annette Reed, left, and Mary Holstead don their vintage Easter hats for a ladies’ luncheon held at First Presbyterian Church last week prior to the Easter holiday. Attendants wore a variety of vintage hats — and Sharon Browne even turned an Easter basket into a clever hat — for a little good old fashioned fun. Read More

Scholar to present ‘Understanding the Middle East’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Ministerial Association in cooperation with Sheridan College, the Wyoming Humanities Council and the Wyoming Association of Churches is bringing Dr. Seth Ward, religion professor at the University of Wyoming, to Sheridan to give a presentation on “Understanding the Middle East.” The presentation is free and open to the public. It will Read More

Architects to host tour in Sheridan Tuesday

SHERIDAN — In conjunction with National Architecture Week, the American Institute of Architects Wyoming chapter will be hosting a series of architectural tours led by Wyoming architects throughout the state. In Sheridan, TSP, Inc., will host a tour at Coffeen Elementary School from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Coffeen Elementary School is located at 1053 S. Sheridan Read More

Applications for vacant HD29 seat must be hand-delivered by April 17

April 8, 2015

SHERIDAN — Following the death of Rep. John Patton, R-Sheridan, on Sunday, the Sheridan County Republican Party has begun the process of filling his open seat in the Wyoming House of Representatives, according to a media release. In accordance with state law, the secretary of the Sheridan County Republican Party has called a meeting of Read More

Sheridan VA wait times far below national average

April 9, 2015

CHEYENNE (AP) — Wyoming veterans are experiencing fewer long delays for medical appointments at federal hospitals and clinics around the state as compared to the national average. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health system’s standards call for veterans to be seen within 30 days for non-emergency appointments. A national review of VA records by Read More

SCSD3 deliberates future of Rock School building

CLEARMONT — Discussions on what to do with the old Rock School building continued Wednesday at the monthly school board meeting of Sheridan County School District 3. The one-room building owned by the district currently stands unused and in poor condition, but many members of the community see it as a historical marker and want Read More

Local Walmart reduces hours of operation

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Walmart, located off of Coffeen Avenue, will soon cease being open 24 hours, seven days per week. Walmart officials confirmed Sheridan’s only 24-hour grocery store will reduce its hours to 6 a.m. to midnight. The change will take place on April 18. Betsy Harden, a Walmart spokesperson from the corporate office Read More

Holsinger: Sheridan’s downtown well ahead of curve

SHERIDAN — Downtown Sheridan Association Executive Director Beth Holsinger told Chamber of Commerce members during the monthly luncheon Wednesday that she was pleasantly disappointed by what she took away from the National Main Street conference in Atlanta, Georgia. “I was hoping to bring back a wealth of knowledge and new ideas,” Holsinger said. “And while Read More

5 arrested in NE Wyo. on drug trafficking charges

GILLETTE — Five Gillette residents have been arrested on drug charges in an ongoing investigation into a drug trafficking organization in northeastern Wyoming that has been supplying large quantities of methamphetamine to communities in the region. According to a Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation press release, the ring has been supplying drugs in Campbell, Sheridan, Read More

SC to present ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Theater Department will present “Little Shop of Horrors” at the WYO Theater April 16-18. The musical, written by award winners Howard Ashman and Alan Menken and based off the well-known films, will have showings at 7:30 p.m. April 16-18. A matinee at 2 p.m. will also be offered on April Read More

Trinity Lutheran to hold rummage, bake sale Sat.

SHERIDAN — Trinity Lutheran Church will host a rummage and bake sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the church. The sale will include household items, adult and children’s clothing, toys, books and craft items. The bake sale will include doughnut holes, and tables will be available at which to take a Read More

Junior High art students to display at library

SHERIDAN — The sixth annual Sheridan Junior High Art Extravaganza will be held on the mezzanine at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library April 10-30. Artwork by SJHS students of Mary Lawson and Holly Legerski will be on display. A free public reception for the student artists will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. April 16 on Read More

Tween program to focus on DIY board games

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through April. Next week’s “Tween Challenge Takeover” programs will focus on do-it-yourself board games. The programs will be held from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. “Tween Challenge Takeover” was developed because many kids have outgrown children’s story time but aren’t Read More

History of Kane Ranches topic of upcoming presentation

SHERIDAN — Local rancher Chas Kane will present the history of the Kane Ranches at 7 p.m. April 16 at the Holy Name Parish Center. The program, sponsored by the Sheridan County Museum, will be an opportunity to learn about a local family that contributed to the growth and prosperity of Sheridan County. The presentation Read More

Employment workshops to be held prior to job fair

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Sheridan Workforce Center and the Sheridan Veterans Administration Healthcare System are partnering to host a job fair on April 22. This is the third year for the job fair partnership. In addition, two job fair preparation workshops will be held on April 16 at the Sheridan Workforce Read More

Wyo. Supreme Court Justices to visit Sheridan

April 8, 2015

SHERIDAN — Whether watching “Judge Judy” on daytime television forms the extent of your knowledge of the judicial system or you are a board certified attorney, you are invited to be a Supreme Court judge for a day. The justices of the Wyoming Supreme Court will be visiting Sheridan this month to host a variety Read More

County OKs, questions liquor licenses

SHERIDAN — City-issued liquor licenses have garnered most of the headlines the past couple years, but the Sheridan County commissioners took issue with some of the renewed county liquor permits during their meeting Tuesday morning. Twenty-one businesses received licenses after the board OK’d the renewals, but Commissioners Terry Cram and Bob Rolston questioned whether all Read More

Ranchester approves subdivision agreements

RANCHESTER — The Ranchester Town Council approved subdivision agreements for Stonebrook Meadows V and Stoneridge Meadows at its meeting Tuesday evening. The town can sign and release the final plats contingent upon developer Drew Redinger executing the agreements. Once the documents are finalized, Redinger can begin selling lots within the subdivisions. The agreements call for Read More

Dayton Town Council addresses mayoral vacancies

DAYTON — The Dayton Town Council passed the first reading of an ordinance that outlines how to fill a mayoral vacancy at the regular meeting Monday evening. Prior to creating the document, Dayton did not have a law in place should there be an opening at mayor mid-term, Mayor Norm Anderson said. Ordinance 391 rectifies Read More

Miniature Art and Music show opens Monday

SHERIDAN — The public is invited to view and bid on works of miniature art and music at the upcoming “2015 Miniature Art and Music Silent Auction: Celebrating our Wild Earth,” which will be on display from Monday-April 24 at Davis Gallery. The ninth annual show sponsored by the Wyoming Wilderness Association uses mini artworks Read More

Science standards review committee seeks members

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking Wyoming residents who are interested in serving on the 2015 Wyoming Science Standards Review Committee. The work of this committee will begin this summer with two to four days of meetings in June and possibly July. The science standards will outline what students should know and Read More

AARP meeting to feature curbside recycling discussion

SHERIDAN — Sheridan AARP members will meet at 5:30 pm on Friday at the Sheridan Senior Center. Paul Larson, solid waste and recycling supervisor for the city, will present information and answer questions about the upcoming curbside recycling program. The event is free and open to the public. The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. Read More

SC to host lecture on using livestock in conservation

SHERIDAN — The next Natural Resources Lecture Series at Sheridan College will feature a lecture by Dr. Justin Derner from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sheridan College Whitney Building, room W153. “Livestock as Ecosystem Engineers: Using Livestock Grazing as a Conservation Management Tool” will focus on Derner’s current research that focuses on management practices addressing Read More

SCSD2 continues to plan for alternative school

April 7, 2015

SHERIDAN — The Alternative School Planning Study that Sheridan County School District 2 compiled for the Wyoming School Facilities Commission has been completed and approved, recommending that the district explore building a collaborative alternative high school on or near the Sheridan College campus. Recently the district received funds from the SFC to evaluate and determine Read More

City passes Holloway Avenue Agreement

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council took a cooperative agreement off the table and approved the plan Monday evening that lays out work on Holloway Avenue. The joint city-county project calls for $1 million in improvements to bring the gravel road to urban street standards from 11th to 15th street, including curb and gutter and Read More

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