Local NewsOctober 23, 2013
SHERIDAN — Local attorney Ryan Healy will give a presentation on the aspects of criminal law addressed in the book “A Lesson Before Dying” on Thursday. This presentation is part of the Sheridan County Library Foundation’s “Big Read” series of events. The presentation will begin at 11 a.m. in room GMB 011, Griffth Memorial Building, Read More
SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater is selling raffle tickets to win one of four prizes including a handcrafted quilt, a lithograph, an oil painting and 100 bottles of wine from WYO Wine Cellar. The winners will be drawn at intermission during the final performance of “Cabaret” on Sunday and you do not need to be Read More
SHERIDAN — Emeritus at Sugarland Ridge will host a Halloween party Oct. 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. This free party is for children through age 12. There will be games and treats. Wear your costume! For more information call Theresa Hamilton at 674-5575.
SHERIDAN — The Church of the Nazarene is having their Harvest Festival Oct. 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. There will be a variety of food, fun and games for the entire family. The church is located at 907 Bellevue Ave. For more information call 672-2505.
SHERIDAN — Five Sheridan women were treated to a makeover Saturday morning at Curl Up and Dye salon on Main Street. Owner and stylist Heather Peterson said she was interested in hosting a makeover day after seeing similar events on television. “I’ve wanted to do this for years,” she said. “I thought it would be Read MoreOctober 22, 2013
SHERIDAN — Sheridan City Council approved a Sheridan Railroad Historic District Master Plan at its meeting Monday to provide guidance for development and preservation in the Railroad Historic District that was created in 2004. The plan, which has been the subject of discussion for several years, was added to the consent agenda and approved prior Read More
SHERIDAN — Children, Horses and Adults in PartnerShip will have a fundraising “Zombie Walk/Run for Your Life” Nov. 2. The event will start on Grinnell Plaza and follow a route through downtown Sheridan along which participants must dodge zombie obstacles. The route finishes back at Grinnell Plaza. Awards will be given for the zombie securing Read More
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jaycees and Downtown Sheridan Association will host their annual downtown Halloween parade Saturday starting at 2 p.m. Meet in front of Sheridan City Hall on Grinnell Plaza where Jaycees will take children ages 0-10 trick or treating to the downtown Sheridan businesses. Be sure to wear your costume and be eligible Read More
SHERIDAN — Powder River Basin Resource Council will hold its annual meeting, dinner and silent auction Nov. 2 at the Holiday Inn, 1809 Sugarland Drive. The annual meeting is for PRBRC members only, but the dinner and silent auction are open to the public. Social hour and the silent auction will begin at 4 p.m., Read More
BIG HORN — The Big Horn Woman’s Club will host a Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 2 at their clubhouse, 314 S. Second St., Big Horn. Handmade art, crafts, jewely, decorations and other gifts will be available for purchase from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The women will be serving coffee and cinnamon rolls as well as Read More
(AP) CASPER — Most years, water laps against the rim of the diversion dam on the Tongue River some 12 miles to the south of Miles City. The gentle waves represent the lifeblood for the farmers and ranchers here on the arid plains of eastern Montana, irrigating about 9,400 acres in the Tongue-Yellowstone Irrigation District. Read More
SHERIDAN — Nearly 50 Sheridan residents attended a legislative listening session Monday night at the Sheridan Senior Center to express concerns about the redesign of developmental disability waivers being conducted by the Wyoming Department of Health. The redesign is required by Senate Enrolled Act 82, which was passed by the Wyoming Legislature in 2013. It Read MoreOctober 21, 2013
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jaycees have admitted responsibility for introducing a non-native species of bird into the local ecosystem. The flock of approximately a dozen plastic pink flamingos has been traveling around the Sheridan area in an unpredictable pattern since it was introduced in mid-September. Jaycees President Michelle Edwards said the group, also known as Read More
SHERIDAN — This week is National Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy Week focused on bringing attention to the new and vital roles pharmacists now play in patient care. The evolution has been especially dramatic recently as pharmacists have become vital members of multidisciplinary patient-care teams. To celebrate this week, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital pharmacy department will Read More
SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater is presenting “Cabaret” Oct. 24-27. Performances are Oct. 24-26 at 7:30 p.m. each evening and Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. The Tony Award-winning musical is set in 1930s Berlin. An English nightclub singer, an American writer, a German landlady and a Jewish shopkeeper find their destinies linked and their futures Read More
SHERIDAN — The Dog and Cat Shelter will hold its annual “Pet-O-Ween” Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Kendrick Park band shell. Bring your pet in costume and have it compete for prizes in the funniest, scariest or most creative division. The entry fee per animal is $5. All proceeds benefit the Dog and Cat Read More
SHERIDAN — Big Horn Mountain Eagles will have their free annual Halloween party for children 10 and under Saturday from 4-6 p.m. There will be a costume contest, games, prizes and candy. BHME is located at 1760 Commerical Ave.
SHERIDAN — The Public Land Users Committee held drawings for their raffle at their meeting Oct. 8. The winner of a Honda EU2000i generator was Raleigh Whalen and the winner of a Traeger pellet grill was Tom Balding.
BIG HORN — It seems many of us could learn a lesson or two from the art of birdwatching: Get away from the noise and just listen. First, silence. Then the swish of wind in yellow leaves turning brown as winter approaches. Then a peep, peep. And a chirpity, chirp. And a high-pitched trill, like Read MoreOctober 18, 2013
SHERIDAN — Sheridan County legislators have scheduled a listening session to meet with residents who have concerns about the redesign of developmental disability waivers being conducted by the Wyoming Department of Health. The redesign is required by Senate Enrolled Act 82, which was passed by the Wyoming Legislature in 2013. It will affect the Medicaid Read More
SHERIDAN — A nonprofit organization entitled Citizens for Infrastructure Improvements has been formed for the purpose of supporting continuance of the Capital Facilities Tax here in Sheridan County. The special election on the proposition to allow the tax to continue is scheduled for Nov. 5. “It is imperative that the residents of Sheridan County understand Read More
SHERIDAN — Tickets for the University of Wyoming’s Nov. 8 game at Sheridan College are available through Wyoming Athletics. Sheridan College has received plenty of questions on where to find the tickets, but SC has no part in ticket sales for the game. Wyoming will play Montana State-Northern at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome, with Read More
There are not many of us who can relate to heading home on Friday and not having another full meal until Monday. However, for many Sheridan area children, that was their reality until a group of volunteers stepped up to bridge that weekend gap with donations of groceries. The Food Group began four years ago Read More
SHERIDAN — One phone call Wednesday morning led to three recoveries of three separate groups caught by heavy snows in the Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area located 12 miles northwest of Parkman in the Bighorn Mountains. Thirteen members of Sheridan County Search and Rescue, seven from Johnson County Search and Rescue, and Wyoming Game and Read More
SHERIDAN — Sean O’Leary appeared in Sheridan’s 4th Judicial District Court Thursday and pleaded not guilty to two felony charges stemming from an incident where he allegedly threatened police officers with a firearm and later head butted a police officer as he was being arrested. O’Leary, 34, is charged with aggravated assault and battery and Read More