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Local Briefs Nov. 13, 2014

November 13, 2014

Production of ‘Prisoner of Second Avenue’ set for this weekend SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will perform “The Prisoner of Second Avenue,” at the Carriage House Theater this weekend. Dimitra Dugal will direct the dramatic play by Neil Simon in which a well-paid executive of a high-end Manhattan firm gets the ax. While Read More

Inn owners taking the time to get it right; Staff readies menu items in anticipation of restaurant opening

November 12, 2014

SHERIDAN — A perfect prime rib roast — medium-rare all the way through, seasoned but not salty, given time to rest after cooking so it is smooth and juicy — takes low heat, lots of time and conscientious testing. In much the same way, the owners of the historic Sheridan Inn and the Open Range Read More

Sheridan economy on the rise? Dept. of Revenue report shows rise in sales and use taxes

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Department of Revenue recently released its annual report of sales, use and lodging tax revenue, and Sheridan is holding steady. The reports are based only on the state’s 4 percent rate of tax due to the varying nature of each county’s local taxes. Sheridan showed a 10.3 percent rise in sales Read More

Honoring our veterans; Tongue River Middle school celebrates veterans with community

SHERIDAN — It is a tradition at Tongue River Middle School to honor our nation’s veterans with an assembly on Veterans Day, but this is no traditional “thank you.” For the second year, the assembly has taken the shape of a community celebration with the help of the eighth-grade class and a member of the Read More

Planning Commission moves First Street realignment issue on to City Council

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Planning Commission voted Monday to recommend approval of a right-of-way realignment on East First Street to allow for future development in the area. City Council will consider the request at its meeting Monday. Developer Drew Redinger, owner of Stonemill Construction, purchased land at the top of the hill east of Sheridan Read More

Pipberry Market set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Pipberry Market will be held Friday from 4-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The market will feature crafts, upcycled furniture, baked goods and candies, holiday decorations, children’s gifts and more. The market will be held at 4860 Coffeen Ave. For more information, contact Jennifer Tikka at 751-6506.

Tack Sale on Saturday to benefit CHAPS

SHERIDAN — CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy will host a tack sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the nonprofit equine therapy organization. Items for sale will include English and Western tack, bits, boots, saddle pads and miscellaneous horse equipment. For more information, call 673-6161. CHAPS Equine Assisted Read More

Market provides opportunity to ‘Give With Impact’

SHERIDAN — One local nonprofit is taking the “gift of giving” mantra one step further this year. Bought Beautifully will present the “Give With Impact” holiday market from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Shall We Dance Ballroom. The holiday gift market will feature products made by artisans all over the world, but that Read More

United Methodist Women to host craft bazaar

SHERIDAN — The United Methodist Women will host the annual “Holiday Express” bazaar Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch of sloppy joes and homemade pies will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The “Closet” will be open and booths of baked goods, crafts, oldies and goodies as well as a children’s Read More

Local Events Nov. 12, 2014

Events for Thursday, November 13, 2014 • 4:30-6 p.m., Sheridan Memorial Hospital Christmas craft bazaar, Sheridan Memorial Hospital conference rooms, 1401 W. Fifth St. • 4:30 p.m., retirement planning presentation, Powder Horn clubhouse, 23 Country Club Lane • 6 p.m., “Uncapped” painting class, $35 per person, Sagebrush Community Art Center, 201 E. Fifth St. • Read More

Local Briefs Nov. 12, 2014

From staff reports WWI exhibit on display beginning today SHERIDAN — To help mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I and educate residents about Sheridan County’s contribution to the war, Sheridan Fulmer Library will host an exhibit today through Nov. 30. The exhibit will be on display in the Inner Circle Read More

Seeking a little excitement? Sheridan College offers classes in outdoor leadership

November 11, 2014

SHERIDAN — Outdoor Leadership may sound like a term describing the kid who is known to gather his friends to build a fort or the hiker who charges to the front of the path, but it is actually a course of study available at Sheridan College. Wrapping up its first full year as a degree Read More

U.S. Highway 14A seasonal closure scheduled for Dec. 1, or sooner

SHERIDAN — The annual fall roadway closure of U.S. Highway 14A between Burgess Junction and Lovell is scheduled for Dec. 1, but the seasonal highway closure may happen sooner depending on winter weather. Jason Fleming, a Wyoming Department of Transportation maintenance foreman based in Lovell, said if road and weather conditions are unsafe for citizens and Read More

Planning Commission seeks input for Land Use Plan

SHERIDAN — After working on the new Sheridan Land Use Plan for nine months, the Planning Commission is now asking residents for input on specific city development issues. The Sheridan Land Use Plan will guide future development of the city. In particular, the plan will indicate preferred locations for future residential and commercial areas as Read More

Drivers asked to drive carefully as crews clear brush on Red Grade

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Road and Bridge crews will be doing tree and brush removal along Red Grade Road, County Road 26, during the month of November, as weather permits. The work is being done to improve safety on the road by improving line of sight on curves and providing a clear area along the Read More

Maverick Road closed until further notice for bridge work

SHERIDAN — County Road 1213, also known as Maverick Road, has been closed to through-traffic for bridge replacement work. The road will be closed at the Little Goose crossing until further notice. Residents with questions about the road closure or the project may contact Wyoming Department of Transportation Resident Engineer Jerry Buckley at 674-2326.

Sheridan man recognized for service

SHERIDAN — Chief Warrant Officer 2 Brandon Adsit, was recognized for his outstanding service during 2013 at the Outstanding Soldier and Airman of the Year banquet held in Cheyenne in January. Adsit was recognized as Warrant Officer of the Year for his leadership, military bearing, knowledge of military customs, community service and personal achievements. Adsit Read More

Community Art Center to host ‘Uncapped’

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host two “Uncapped” events in November and December. On Thursday and Dec. 4, individuals of all ages are invited to create their own painting following instructor Shanna Gardiner. Thursday’s session will focus on fall aspens, while the December session will focus on an old barn. The sessions Read More

Wyoming Farm Bureau to meet in Sheridan this week

SHERIDAN — “Celebrating our Heritage…Pursuing our Future” is the theme for the 95th annual meeting of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation.  The meeting will be Thursday through Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. Policy discussion is the main purpose of the meeting and guides the work of the organization. According to the organization’s Executive Read More

Wednesday Events Nov. 11, 2014

Events for Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • 11:30 a.m., Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon, $15 for lunch, Best Western Sheridan Center, 612 N. Main St. • 7 p.m., “Survival of Beekeeping in the 21st Century” lecture, Science Museum/Mohn’s Science Center, Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave.  

Local Briefs Nov. 11, 2014

Beekeeping lecture set for Wednesday at SC SHERIDAN — The next event in the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery’s science lecture series will focus on beekeeping. Tongue River Honey beekeeper Clifford Reed will present “Survival of Beekeeping in the 21st Century,” Wednesday at 7 p.m. Beekeepers today find themselves in a fight for survival, with Read More

Free retirement strategy presentation set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — A free retirement strategy presentation will be held Thursday at the Powder Horn Clubhouse. The event, “Plan Your Retirement on Your Own Terms,” will include cocktails and conversation about retirement preparation and strategies to maximize Social Security benefits. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. The retirement presentation Read More

Fire crews move out as winter moves in

November 10, 2014

SHERIDAN — A late season wildfire started Saturday in the Bighorn Mountains just outside of Buffalo, but the snow and cold temperatures forecasted for the rest of the week are expected to diminish the affects of the blaze. In all, officials said the fire, called the West Range Fire, scorched approximately 1,170 acres, though some Read More

Burtis continues work as liaison for college’s veterans

SHERIDAN — Veterans Day may come once a year, but Sheridan College works hard to recognize and provide for its veteran students year round. On Tuesday, Dr. Paul Young, Sheridan College president and retired Navy Commander, will once again open a ceremony at the college honoring the service of the men and women who served Read More

BH students to perform ‘Just a Little Crazy’

BIG HORN — The students of Big Horn High School will present “Just a Little Crazy,” their fall play, on Thursday and Friday. At 7 p.m. daily the students will perform the tale of a girl and her parents who are in a big tizzy because they just moved into a turn of the century Read More

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