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Recreation district discusses importance of encouraging youth athletics

September 18, 2014

SHERIDAN — It was pretty smooth sailing at yesterday’s Sheridan County School District 2 Recreation District board meeting, as the biggest topic of discussion was the 2014 Fall Program Guide. Recreation District Executive Director Richard Wright led the discussion about the guide, which features information on both youth and adult sports for the end of Read More

Little public input provided at West 5th Street open house

SHERIDAN — Plans to reconstruct West Fifth Street continue to move ahead with an expected start date in 2016. The section slated for the update will start just west of the Mydland Road intersection and end where the pavement ends on West Fifth Street, city Project Manager Joe Schoen said. City, county and Wyoming Department of Read More

Science museum kicking off fall lecture series

SHERIDAN— The Science Museum will kick off its fall 2014 lecture series Sept. 24. The first lecture will be “Water Quality Counts: Building a Local Conservation Program” presented by Carrie Rogaczewski at 7 p.m. Carrie Rogaczewski has been with the Sheridan County Conservation District for just over 16 years.  In that time, she has provided Read More

Haderlie elected to Wyoming State Bar Board of Commissioners

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming State Bar announced this week that Nicholas T. Haderlie, an attorney from Sheridan, has been elected commissioner of the Wyoming State Bar to represent the Fourth Judicial District, which consists of Johnson and Sheridan counties. Haderlie will serve a three-year term. Haderlie is an attorney with the firm Crowley Fleck PLLP Read More

Landon’s to host two workshops Saturday

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse invites the public to two workshops on Saturday. The first one at 10 a.m. focuses on fall bulbs — the what, where, when and how.  Learn the techniques to have a beautiful spring show. Then at 11 a.m. the workshop will focus on layered bulb pots. Jessica Bohnsack will teach you Read More

SC to host seminar series on ‘Your Government’

SHERIDAN—Sheridan College will present “Your Government — Your Legislators,” a series of three seminars instructed by State Reps. John Patton, Rosie Berger and Michael Madden. “American Institution of the State Legislature” will take place on Sept. 24, and will outline the importance of political institutions, specifically examining the responsibilities of the State Legislature and how Read More

Friday Events Sept. 18, 2014

• All day event, “Building Communities Where Children and Families Thrive: The Science of Early Childhood,” Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave., $80 • 1 p.m. 18-hole scramble fundraiser, Powder Horn, 51 Powder Horn Road, $100 per person • 1:30 p.m. Big Horn Women’s Club meeting,  314 S. Second St., Big Horn • 6 p.m. Joey’s Read More

Girl Scouts recruiting new members, volunteers

SHERIDAN—The Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming are seeking members and volunteers. They will be at the Walmart Subway on Saturday from 3-5 p.m. If you sign up for the Girls Scouts, you will receive a free 6-inch sub sandwich. Organizers also recommend you bring a sock to participate in a craft project. For more Read More

Local Briefs Sept. 18, 2014

Homebuilders to host golf fundraiser SHERIDAN— The Big Horn Homebuilders Association will hold a golf fundraiser Friday. At 1 p.m. at the Powder Horn, there will be an 18-hole scramble, hole prizes and drawings. The cost is $100 per person and $5 a mulligan. For more information call Kathy Sampson at 672-5732. Local AARP kicks-off Read More

Dayton OKs final plat for land division

DAYTON — Dayton Town Council approved the final plat for a division of land located west of the Mountain Inn Bar on U.S. Highway 14 at its meeting Wednesday. The land belongs to Brad and Wanda Johnston who have said they hope to establish a farmers market on the property, Mayor Bob Wood said. The Read More

Joey’s Fall Fly II fundraiser set for this weekend

September 17, 2014

SHERIDAN — About six years ago, Ashley Thompson saw a man teaching a few kids how to cast a fly fishing rod at Kendrick Park. Fascinated, she walked up to the group and asked if she could try. “He let me do a few, and it turned out I was a really good fisherman,” Thompson Read More

More students: SCSD1 growing, planning for alternative school

BIG HORN — From adding students and extra-curricular activities, and from building football field lights to building schools, the news from Sheridan County School District 1 continues to be that of growth. At the monthly board meeting and annual business meeting Tuesday night in Big Horn, Superintendent Marty Kobza provided updates on this year’s student Read More

Story man must tear down shop after county denies variance

SHERIDAN — County Commissioners voted Tuesday to deny a variance request from a man in Story who built a shop 8 feet from his front property line instead of the required 25 feet. With the variance denied, applicant Randy Bochmann will have to tear the shop down and relocate it. Commissioner Bob Rolston voted to allow Read More

Clearmont OKs 1st reading of ordinance allowing chickens, rabbits in town limits

CLEARMONT — Despite nearly 25 residents showing up to speak at the last Clearmont Town Council meeting about a proposal to allow chickens and rabbits in town limits, no comments were made at Monday’s Council meeting when the ordinance was passed on first reading. At the meeting in August, some residents spoke in support and Read More

Homebuilders hosting golf fundraiser Friday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Homebuilders Association will host a golf fundraiser Friday. At 1 p.m. out at the Powder Horn, there will be an 18-hole scramble, hole prizes and drawings. The cost is $100 per person and $5 a mulligan. For more information call Kathy Sampson at 672-5732.

Next ‘Birding at The Brinton’ this weekend

SHERIDAN — Join instructor Dr. Jackie Canterbury for “Birding at the Brinton” on Saturday from 9-11 a.m. All ages and abilities are welcome, especially beginners. This event is free and open to the public. The museum is located 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. For more information call Sarah Mentock at 763-0976.

Local AARP chapter inviting members to Autumn Fest

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan local AARP Chapter 676 has invited chapter members to come to the Sheridan Senior Center’s Autumn Fest on Friday as a kick start to the season’s monthly meetings. The Autumn Fest is at the Dayton Community Hall, 410 Bridge St. The cost is $7 per person and includes a chicken dinner, Read More

Local Briefs Sept. 17, 2014

Big Horn Women’s Club to meet Friday BIG HORN — The Big Horn Women’s Club will have its first fall meeting Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the clubhouse. Participants will learn about the history and etiquette of  tea by  French pastry chef and food historian Louise Morand. Dress for a tea party, including hats. Prizes Read More

Thursday events Sept. 17, 2014

• All day event, “Building Communities Where Children and Families Thrive: The Science of Early Childhood,” Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave., $80 per person • 5-7 p.m. Sheridan farmers market, Grinnell Plaza • 5-9 p.m. Third Thursday Street Festival, downtown Sheridan • 6:30 p.m. Mark Jenkins lecture “Last of the First Skiers,” Whitney Presentation Hall, Read More

Law enforcement pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in crash

SHERIDAN — One juvenile male was transported to Sheridan Memorial Hospital this morning following a crash in which a pickup truck rolled and he was ejected from the vehicle. The crash occurred on Interstate 90 behind Sheridan College and crews accessed the wreck from the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome parking lot. No information on the condition Read More

Council tables liquor license request for 201 Broadway

September 16, 2014

SHERIDAN — City Council tabled a request Monday from Lou’s, LLC, to purchase a retail liquor license currently owned by the city and proposed to be used at 201 Broadway St. for a new restaurant seeking to open by November. Since the city is the selling agent in the transaction, and not just approving a Read More

What’s next? SCSD1 Recreation District discusses future of bus barn property

SHERIDAN — Just because they aren’t moving forward with the Big Horn Community Center doesn’t mean that the Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation District Board is done making big decisions based on the project. The community center was still the topic of discussion at last night’s board meeting, only this time the debate was Read More

City, Army Corps moving forward with Goose Creek riverwalk project

SHERIDAN — The concrete chutes channeling Little Goose Creek between Dow and First streets are on their way to getting a facelift in coming years. The Sheridan City Council Monday approved an agreement between the city and the Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a feasibility study for an ecosystem restoration project in the area. Read More

Helping teachers, students dig deeper

Trainers help SCSD1 shift paradigm of teaching SHERIDAN — In high school, students often see equations like 2x/5=14. Most can figure out the answer because a teacher has shown them how, but they may not know why they are solving problems that way. “They’re doing the procedure for a concept they don’t understand; it’s a Read More

Reward offered in county attorney arson case increased to $15,000

SHERIDAN — The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for setting fire to the Sheridan County Attorney’s Office has been increased to $15,000. The original reward offered was $10,000. On June 4 at approximately 4:30 a.m., Sheridan Fire-Rescue and the Sheridan Police Department responded to a Read More

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