Category Archives: Local News

Tips on how to ease the burden of traveling with pets

SHERIDAN — With Thanksgiving around the corner, many people are making out-of-town plans for the holidays. Although some pets do better with a pet sitter or at a boarding facility, others are included in their family’s travel plans. If you choose to bring your four-legged companion along on your holiday adventures, consider these travel safety… Continue Reading

Family displaced after truck crashes into house

SHERIDAN — A truck crashed into a house Monday night, displacing the family that lived inside. Capt. Greg Luhman of Sheridan Fire-Rescue confirmed that the accident occurred at about 6:45 p.m. on West Burkitt Street. “The driver of the truck had an issue and lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the porch of… Continue Reading

2015 enrollment open at CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy

SHERIDAN — CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy 2015 enrollment is now open. Equine therapy can help a variety of individuals including those with PTSD, muscular dystrophy, ADD, multiple sclerosis, visual impairment, down syndrome, autism, mental and emotional issues and more. Applications for the upcoming season can be seen online at www.chapswyo.org. For more information, see the… Continue Reading

Cancer support group to meet Dec. 1

SHERIDAN — A new cancer support group, “A Shared Journey,” will meet every Monday beginning Dec. 1. The group is a general cancer support group, and all are welcome no matter their diagnosis. The group will meet weekly at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays at the Sheridan Senior Center. For more information, contact Stella Montano at… Continue Reading

Christmas Stroll set for Friday

SHERIDAN — As always, the annual Christmas Stroll event is set for the Friday after Thanksgiving in downtown Sheridan. More than 100 Sheridan area businesses are participating in the stroll and giving out prizes leading up to Christmas. This year’s event, with the theme “Sugar Plum Stroll,” will feature free trolley rides, free mini train… Continue Reading

‘No Turning Back’ at WYO Friday

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present a screening of “No Turning Back,” the latest ski and snowboard film from Warren Miller Entertainment, on Friday at 8:15 p.m. The film captures more of what WME has been documenting over the past 65 years — the cutting edge of winter sports, from early alpine racing to… Continue Reading

Brinton Holiday Show opens Sunday

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum’s 24th annual Holiday Show will open Sunday. “Variety of Visions” will exhibit a diverse gathering of fine work by 13 local, regional and nationally known artists. Mediums will include painting, sculpture, original prints and photography. The show will run Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays,… Continue Reading

Donations for Season’s Readings program are now being collected

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Press is once again collecting slightly-used children’s books for their annual Season’s Readings program. The holiday program is designed to deliver books into the hands and homes of children who may not receive a book at Christmas. Books can be donated at both Sheridan McDonald’s locations, Sheridan College, Sheridan County Fulmer… Continue Reading

‘Outsider Art’ exhibit to be held during Christmas Stroll

SHERIDAN — During the Christmas Stroll in downtown Sheridan, members of the community are invited to stop by the old Hallmark store for the “Outsider Art” exhibit. From 2-7 p.m. on Friday the work of Cindy Mohseni, Liz Howell and Heather Burgess Plank will be on display. For more information, call 752-4752 or email lizhowell345@gmail.com.… Continue Reading

Brinton Museum annual holiday show open Sunday

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum’s 24th annual Holiday Show will open Sunday. “Variety of Visions” will exhibit a diverse gathering of very fine work by 13 local, regional and nationally known artists. Mediums will include painting, sculpture, original prints and photography. The show will run Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and… Continue Reading

Wellness Council seeks submissions for film festival

SHERIDAN — The Wellness Council of Sheridan County is requesting film submissions for an upcoming film festival to be held on Jan. 23-24, 2015. The Council is partnering with the Wyo Film Office to sponsor a regional film festival during the 2015 Woolsey Wellness and Film Festival. Films need to be filmed in Wyoming or… Continue Reading

Local Events Nov. 24, 2014

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee will continue its Legislative Forum Tuesday in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The annual forum allows for more than 30 Sheridan County organizations and individuals to present updates and issues before our county’s six representatives in the Wyoming State Legislature. All sessions are… Continue Reading

City Hall renovation to be completed by Dec. 1

SHERIDAN — Doing business at City Hall should be smoother, quicker and more convenient come December after a customer service counter is installed on the first floor to offer a one-stop-shop for approximately 90 percent of City Hall services. Public Works Director Nic Bateson told City Council about the proposed renovations Nov. 17, and crews… Continue Reading

Game and Fish seeks information about mule deer poaching

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information about the illegal taking of a mule deer buck in eastern Johnson County. The mule deer was killed along the Schoonover Road about one mile west of the Powder River on Wednesday. Buffalo Game Warden Jim Seeman investigated the site of the poaching incident… Continue Reading

Chamber of Commerce wants you to ‘Get Caught Shopping’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is asking Sheridan residents to “Get Caught Shopping.” Christmas elves will be prowling downtown during the three Saturdays before Christmas, looking for people who stayed local to do their shopping, Chamber Director of Marketing and Communications Ryan Koltiska said. Get Caught Shopping is an extension of the… Continue Reading

Sunday & Monday Events Nov. 22, 2014

Events for Sunday, November 23 and Monday, November 24, 2014 Sunday • 1 p.m., Big Horn Historical Society meeting, Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse, 314 S. Third St., Big Horn • 7:30 p.m., “The Prisoner of Second Avenue,” Carriage House Theater, Trail End State Historic Site, 419 Delphi Ave., $15 adults, $12 students, seniors and… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Nov. 22, 2014

Local Trout Unlimited chapter seeks fishing, outdoor enthusiasts SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host a public meeting Monday to reach out to local fishing and outdoor enthusiasts. Anyone interested in fishing, stream restoration and water quality issues, or anyone curious about Trout Unlimited’s work in the area, is invited to… Continue Reading

Agenda Nov. 22, 2014

Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board meeting 5:30 p.m. Tuesday 41 W. Whitney St. • Meeting called to order • Approval of the agenda • Approval of the October 28 minutes • Approval of the vouchers for payment • Financial report • Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board staff reports 1. Juvenile Probation report 2. Truancy Probation… Continue Reading

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