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Local Briefs Dec. 3, 2014

December 3, 2014

SheridanAires to present ‘Sweater Weather’ tomorrow, Friday SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will present “Sweater Weather: An interview with Santa” with special guest Ace Young on Thursday and Friday at the Sheridan Senior Center. The performance is free and open to all members of the community. Thursday’s performance will commence at 1:30 p.m. Friday’s performance at Read More

Hospital ‘Trees of Love’ ceremony to honor community loved ones

December 2, 2014

SHERIDAN — Every year since 1988 the trees on the lawn at Sheridan Memorial Hospital have been lit during a special ceremony honoring the lives of loved ones from the community. Last year, the marque fundraiser of the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary board raised approximately $3,000 as almost 60 people gathered. On Sunday, the “Book of Read More

South Park feature to be built over winter months

SHERIDAN — Over the winter, a boardwalk will be installed in the wetlands area in South Park to provide an educational and interpretive area for school students and community members. “When the master plan was derived and adopted by City Council in August 2009, this was one of the many ‘natural’ areas the committee felt Read More

Improving our roadways: Nearly $20 million in construction projects completed in 2014

SHERIDAN — The 2014 construction season involved miles and miles of roadway, pathway and pipeline projects for the city of Sheridan that should provide improved transportation and recreation opportunities for residents. Public Works Director Nic Bateson and City Engineer Lane Thompson gave an update on the past year of construction projects completed or in progress Read More

SheridanAires to present ‘Sweater Weather’ at senior center

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will present “Sweater Weather: An interview with Santa” with special guest Ace Young on Thursday and Friday at the Sheridan Senior Center. The performance is free and open to all members of the community. Thursday’s performance will commence at 1:30 p.m. Friday’s performance at 6:45 p.m. will be preceded by a Read More

Holy Name announces honor roll

SHERIDAN — Administrators at Holy Name Catholic School have announced the first quarter honor roll recipients. To be on the A Honor Roll, a student must have a grade point average of 3.75 with no grades lower than a B. To be on the B Honor Roll, a student must have a grade point average Read More

Antelope Butte Foundation fundraiser set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Brand and Surf Wyoming will present a fundraiser for the Antelope Butte Foundation at Luminous Brewhouse on Thursday. The Ugly Christmas Sweater Party is open to all ages at 7:29 p.m. Wear your ugliest sweater and bring dollar bills to vote for the best sweaters. Each dollar represents one vote with the Read More

Archaeological Society to meet Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet Thursday at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. The meeting will commence at 6 p.m. with dinner in the Le Gourmet room; however, a dinner purchase is not required to attend the free program. Following dinner at approximately 7:15 p.m. Wyoming Assistant State Read More

Wednesday Events Dec. 2, 2014

• 11 a.m. Health insurance enrollment presentation, conference room B, Sheridan Memorial Hospital, 1401 W. Fifth St. • 4-6 p.m. 16th annual Holy Name School student art exhibit opening reception, the Inner Circle, Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library, 335 W. Alger St. • 6 p.m. Health insurance enrollment presentation, conference room B, Sheridan Memorial Hospital, Read More

Local Briefs Dec. 2, 2014

Holy Name art now on display SHERIDAN — The 16th annual Holy Name School student art exhibit will be on display beginning Wednesday through Jan. 30 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. An opening reception will be held Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. The reception is free and open to all members of the community. Read More

Library meets endowment goal

December 1, 2014

SHERIDAN — Cameron Duff, director of the Sheridan County Public Library System told legislators in a forum last week that Sheridan County libraries had reached the goal of their endowment challenge and are willing to help other library leadership reach theirs. The Wyoming Library Endowment Challenge was created by the Wyoming Legislature in 2007 and Read More

Rios: Current provision for license an overreach in administration

SHERIDAN — At its last meeting, City Council approved a resolution outlining criteria that businesses must meet when applying for a new retail liquor license held by the city. The resolution passed with two of three amendments proposed by Councilman Jesus Rios. The amendment that failed to pass sparked a council discussion on how much Read More

Teacher hopes to help students make food, life connections

SHERIDAN — Woodland Park Elementary School has been awarded a hydroponic, vertical growing planter from the Wyoming Department of Education through the “From Seed to Plate” program. WPE first-grade teacher Mary Smiley said she was approached by a parent of one of her students, Beth Music, about the grant opportunity and interest in bringing the Read More

Arvada Christmas Concert set for Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Arvada Elementary School Christmas Concert will be held Tuesday. The concert is free and open to the public. The performance will commence at the Powder River Community Center in Arvada at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Elisa Olson at 758-4411 extension 107. The Powder River Community Center is located at 9 Read More

Tickets available for Community Holiday Dinner

SHERIDAN — Tickets are now available for the annual Community Holiday Dinner. The event is free to all members of the community but tickets are required to attend. The dinner will be held Sunday from 4-7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. Dinner will be served and Santa Claus will be on-site delivering presents Read More

SHS choir, orchestra to perform at Sue Henry Auditorium

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School choir and Symphony and Baroque Orchestra will both host concerts in the Sue Henry Auditorium at SHS. The orchestra concert will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. The choir will perform Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. For more information, contact 672-2495. The high school is located at 1056 Long Read More

Holy Name art show on display at library

SHERIDAN — The 16th annual Holy Name School student art exhibit will be on display beginning Wednesday through Jan. 30 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. An opening reception will be held Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. The reception is free and open to all members of the community. The exhibit will feature the artwork Read More

Little beauties flourish and grow in local pageants

November 29, 2014

SHERIDAN — The stage lights come on and the audience cheers. The beauty queen hopeful floats onto stage wearing a flowing dress and a bright smile. At the end of this age-old tradition, a winner will be crowned and with the prized sash will come a scholarship for the pageant champion. But in this competition, Read More

Holiday spirit revealed at Christmas Stroll: Town gathers for an evening of festivities

SHERIDAN — With South Main Street blocked off and music coming from nearly every door, the town of Sheridan strolled. This year marked the 19th annual Christmas Stroll, when local businesses participate in an evening of festivities, food and local Black Friday shopping. Patrons wore the latest Stroll button and meandered in and out of Read More

Local Briefs Nov. 29, 2014

Arvada Elementary concert Tuesday SHERIDAN — The Arvada Elementary School Christmas Concert will be held Tuesday. The concert is free and open to the public. The performance will commence at the Powder River Community Center in Arvada at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Elisa Olson at 758-4411, ext. 107. The Powder River Community Center Read More

Agendas Nov. 29, 2014

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting 8:45 a.m. Monday Second floor, Commission Library Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main Street • Call to order • Voucher review • Staff and elected reports • Adjourn Board of County Commissioners meeting 9 a.m. Tuesday Second floor boardroom #220 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. Read More

Bighorn National Forest lecture to address fire and insect risk

SHERIDAN — Bighorn National Forest Resources Staff Officer Bernie Bornong will present a public lecture Wednesday about how the two major agents of change on subalpine forests — fire and bark beetles — could affect the Bighorn National Forest. “Landscape Scale Changes in Subalpine Forests — Fire and Beetles” will focus on how the forests Read More

Festival of Trees to be held Dec. 8

SHERIDAN — The 22nd annual Festival of Trees will be held Dec. 8 at the Whitney Academic Center Atrium at Sheridan College. The event will include cocktails and a live and silent auction. Silent auction items have been donated by community members and businesses, and the live auction will include various trips and a wide Read More

Jentel Presents to feature presentations, readings by resident artists and writers

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will present this month’s artists and writers at “Jentel Presents” on Tuesday. From 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center a variety of artists and writers will present about their craft and their time at the residency program located in Ucross. The free event is open Read More

Mountain Marketplace Bazaar to feature handmade and ‘use it again’ items

SHERIDAN — More than 20 vendors will have various handmade and “use it again” items for sale at the Mountain Marketplace Bazaar to be held Dec. 6. The bazaar will offer an opportunity to purchase unique Christmas gifts and other treasures. The bazaar will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Trails Read More

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