Category Archives: Local News

Santa delivers

Santa delivers

Dave Marquis, as Santa, wraps a floral arrangement in plastic for delivery Tuesday at Babe’s Flowers on Main Street. Santa has been delivering flowers from the downtown flower shop for the past two weeks in the spirit of the season. Continue Reading

Unintentional falls can be serious medical issue

CHEYENNE — While many people unexpectedly take a tumble from time to time, the Wyoming Department of Health reminds residents that falls can sometimes lead to moderate and severe injuries, even death, especially among older adults. “Within a six-week period I lost my grandmother and my father after falls,” WDH Injury Prevention Coordinator Dara Lawyer… Continue Reading

Officials : Lead poisoning claim fraudulent

By Kelli Heitstuman-Tomko and Hannah Sheely SHERIDAN — Several officials have said that residents should not be concerned about getting lead poisoning as a result of the restoration work being done on the old Montgomery Wards building located at 104 N. Main Street. During removal of the white paint on the exterior walls, the age… Continue Reading

Locals ‘Get Caught Shopping’ downtown and win big

Locals ‘Get Caught Shopping’ downtown and win big

SHERIDAN — Chances to win with your 2014 Christmas Stroll buttons are running out as Saturday was the final day to “Get Caught Shopping” and today is the final day to claim prizes at local businesses. Each Saturday between the Stroll and Christmas, Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce “elves” have caught people wearing their Stroll… Continue Reading

Best Western offering New Year’s Eve packages

SHERIDAN — The Best Western Sheridan Center will host a New Year’s Eve celebration Wednesday. Options for the evening include a ball drop, live music by Jalan Crossland, dinner, a champagne toast and hotel rooms. The deluxe package including all of these options is $150 per couple. A premium package excluding a room is $90… Continue Reading

New Year’s Eve at Noon at Senior Center Wed.

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will again host “New Year’s Eve at Noon” on Wednesday for those wishing to celebrate the changing of the calendar in the daylight. The celebration begins at 11:30 a.m. with music and lunch. Lunch will include ham, sweet potatoes, broccoli au gratin and raspberry cheesecake for a suggested donation… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Dec. 24, 2014

Jug Band Christmas at Black Tooth Friday SHERIDAN — Black Tooth Brewing Company will host several musicians and guests in “Jug Band Christmas” on Friday. Featuring Brock Finn, John Kirlin, the Teka Brock Boys and other special guests, the event is free and open to all over the age of 21. Starting at 6:30 p.m., attendees… Continue Reading

Ugly sweaters, Crossland at Smokehouse Sat.

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Smokehouse and Saloon will host an “Ugly Sweater Christmas Party” Saturday featuring musician Jalan Crossland. The free party is open to all members of the community. The show will begin at 8 p.m. For more information, see jalancrossland.com or bighornsmokehouse.com. The Big Horn Smokehouse is located at 158 Johnson St.… Continue Reading

Jug Band Christmas at Black Tooth Friday

SHERIDAN — Black Tooth Brewing Company will host several musicians and guests in “Jug Band Christmas” on Friday. Featuring Brock Finn, John Kirlin, the Teka Brock Boys and other special guests, the event is free and open to all over the age of 21. Starting at 6:30 p.m., attendees are reminded to “bring yer jugs”… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Dec. 23, 2014

Chamber award nominees sought SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking nominations for the organization’s annual business awards. Categories include business person of the year, business of the year, Spirit of Sheridan and Strength of Sheridan. Each nominee must be a Chamber member or employee of a Chamber member. To submit… Continue Reading

SHS reviewing course offerings to ensure student success

SHERIDAN — One by one, the core curricular departments of Sheridan High School — math, language arts, science, social science — are taking a look at their course offerings and asking, “How can we guarantee when a student leaves SHS that they have received a viable curriculum?” Right now, according to first-year principal Brent Leibach,… Continue Reading

2015 Shelter calendars available now

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter 2015 calendars are now available. Annually, the Shelter prints winning entries from the pet photo contest in a calendar as a fundraiser for the city’s only animal shelter. Calendars are $20 and all proceeds benefit the nonprofit shelter. Calendars can be purchased at the shelter or online… Continue Reading

Senior Center receives $10k sponsorship of meal program

SHERIDAN — Officials at the Sheridan Senior Center have announced that they were the recipients of a $10,000 sponsorship from Cloud Peak Energy for the Congregate and Home Delivered Meals programs. The contribution was given as part of the Business Sponsorship Program, helping the center provide nutrition to thousands of people through the Senior Center.… Continue Reading

Special holiday hours at libraries

SHERIDAN — The public library system of Sheridan County has announced special holiday hours. All county libraries will be closed Wednesday and Thursday in observance of Christmas and again on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, 2015, in honor of the New Year’s holiday. For more information call Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library at 674-8585. Continue Reading

Sheridan to host multiple All-State competitions

SHERIDAN — In the midst of another impressive year of regional and state level competition participation, Sheridan County School District 2 is gearing up to host hundreds of visiting students over the next two or more years as it won bids to be the host district for multiple upcoming events. To date, SHS has had… Continue Reading

Tickets still available to see Tim Tebow April 15

Tickets still available  to see Tim Tebow April 15

SHERIDAN — With a late afternoon announcement on Thursday that Tim Tebow was coming to town in April, nearly 500 tickets to see the former Denver Broncos quarterback were sold in Sheridan on Friday. Fans eager to see Tebow need not fret about missing out on their chance — but they should hurry to get… Continue Reading

Polka dance tomorrow

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will host a Christmas dance on Sunday. From 1-5 p.m. all members of the community are invited to dance to the music of Mountain Rose at the Elks Lodge. An entry fee of $5 will be charged. Club members are asked to bring a snack, and some… Continue Reading

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