Category Archives: Local News

New Faces Nov. 13, 2014

Quinn Elizabeth Edmunds Quinn Elizabeth Edmunds was born Nov. 5, 2014, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. She was welcomed by parents Jake and Megan Edmunds of Sheridan. Her sibling is sister Emma. Her grandparents are Tom and Jaran McCreery of Torrington and Tom and Glenda Edmunds of Meriden. Brailynn Rose… Continue Reading

Friday Events Nov. 13, 2014

Events for Friday, November 13, 2014 • 12:15-2 p.m., Soupfest and “Storytelling: Damage Control for Modern Electronics” presentation, Sheridan YMCA, 417 N. Jefferson St., $5 per person • 4-9 p.m., Pipberry Market, 2727 Coffeen Ave. • 5-8 p.m., Fall Family Carnival, Tongue River Valley Community Center – Dayton, 1100 U.S. Highway 14, Dayton • 6… Continue Reading

Local Briefs Nov. 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… Continue Reading

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. Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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. •… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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. Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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.   Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Fire crews move out as winter moves in

Fire crews move out as winter moves in

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… Continue Reading

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