Local NewsOctober 16, 2013
SHERIDAN — Melanie Hoffert, author of “Prairie Silence,” will have a book signing Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery. “Prairie Silence” is Hoffert’s coming-out story as well as her memoir about growing up on a farm in North Dakota and her love-hate relationship with the stark terrain Read More
SHERIDAN — AARP Chapter 676 will hold their monthly meeting and carry-in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Sheridan Senior Center, 211 Smith St. The program will feature Les Engelter with an accordion performance. A discussion will also be held about plans for 2014 programs. Bring your own table service. Guests are welcome.
SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan Solid Waste Division is hosting free landfill days Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sheridan County residents can come to the landfill and dispose of up to one ton of residential household trash free. Residential household hazardous waste will also be accepted. There will be a Read More
SHERIDAN — Holy Name Catholic School has formally been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The register is the nation’s official list of historic properties worthy of preservation. The public is invited to dedication activities Friday at the school, 121 S. Connor St. A presentation will be given by Mary Humstone, president of Read More
SHERIDAN — The development of Sheridan’s Green House Living elder care facility has been documented by an Academy Award-winning videographer. The film, which is yet to be made due to a budgetary snag, has been promised air time by Wyoming’s Public Broadcasting Service. Dale Bell, who studied theater at Princeton University and was an associate Read MoreOctober 15, 2013
SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan and Sheridan County are holding a series of informational sessions about the 1 percent Capital Facilities Tax that is up for renewal in the Nov. 5 election. These sessions will include a presentation and question and answer opportunities. The Capital Facilities Tax is already part of Sheridan County’s current Read More
SHERIDAN — A dozen Sheridan-based attorneys will offer legal services to the public for free next Thursday in celebration of National Celebrate Pro Bono Week, which runs Oct. 20-26. The free legal advice clinic, to be hosted at Sheridan College, is one of nine around the state. The celebration of pro bono legal services locally Read More
SHERIDAN — Wyoming Water Association will host a training in management strategies during its annual meeting and education seminar to be held at the Sheridan Holiday Inn Oct. 22-24. The training will be provided by Dr. Hans and Annemarie Bleiker with the Institute for Participatory Management and Planning. The Systematic Development of Informed Consent strategy Read More
SHERIDAN — Big Horn Mountain Eagle Riders and combat veterans invite the public to join in a toy run Saturday starting at 1 p.m. The toy run is in support of Sheridan and Johnson counties Toys for Tots. The run begins at the Buffalo American Legion, 18 Veterans Ave. in Buffalo, and ends at the Read More
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Garden Club will meet Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. at 338 S. Brooks St. Scott Hininger of the University of Wyoming Extension-Sheridan County will answer questions and give advice about putting your garden to bed for the winter. The public is invited to attend. Call 674-2980 for more information.
BIG HORN — The Big Horn Woman’s Club will meet Oct. 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the clubhouse in Big Horn. Ken and Barbara Schuster, who are the director and assistant curator of The Brinton Museum, will talk about the museum’s new building project. Guests are welcome.
Casper bicyclists from left; Chloe Sale, Leif Hohansson and Logan Santistevan huddle around a map of the route that they will be taking during the Biketoberfest race at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds on Saturday
UW to host ‘e2e’ presentation Oct. 22 SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Technology Business Center will hold its next “e2e” presentation Oct. 22 from 5:30-7 p.m. at The Black Tooth Brewing Company. The presenter will be Don Collins, CEO of Western Research Institute in Laramie, who has 25 years experience in engineering and Read MoreOctober 14, 2013
SHERIDAN — After 35 years of practice in Sheridan, Dr. Timothy Scott has announced he will retire as of Dec. 31. Scott, 65, came to Sheridan in July of 1978, and he estimates has delivered more than 5,000 babies at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. He said it was the charm of a small town near the Read More
SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan Utility Services Division has gone live with an online Geographic Information Systems viewer, available to contractors, realtors and the community at large. The GIS viewer is an interactive mapping system that displays a myriad of information including: • water and sewer permits • water and sewer utility line location Read More
• 9 a.m., Sheridan County Board of County Commissioners, second floor boardroom #220, Sheridan County Courthouse addition. • 4:30-5:30 p.m., Artist’s reception for Misty Bateman photography exhibit, Martinsen Gallery, Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center. • 5 p.m., Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation District Board meeting, central office boardroom, 1127 Dayton St., Ranchester. • 6 Read More
Reception for Bateman photo exhibit SHERIDAN — Misty Bateman will have an exhibit of her photography at the Martinsen Gallery at Sheridan College starting Tuesday through Nov. 26. “For Love of Photography; from Analog to Instagram and Place in Between” encompasses a wide spectrum of photography. Bateman is a Sheridan native and received a Read More
SHERIDAN — A fundraising chili supper and silent auction to benefit Kim Schoenbaum will be Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 45 W. Brundage St. Schoenbaum has been diagnosed with lymphoma and needs help with medical and travel expenses. The Basket Case is also raffling off 25 gift baskets to benefit Schoenbaum. Raffle Read More
SHERIDAN — The Knights of Columbus are hosting a spaghetti dinner to benefit Legacy Pregnancy Resource Center. The dinner will be Oct. 24 from 5-7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus hall, 301 E. Brundage St. The cost is $8 for 13 and older, $5 for children ages 5-12 and free for children 4 and Read More
Audience members watch as Sheridan Fire-Rescue firemen Klay Condos, left, and Jerry Johnston spray the box engulfed in flames during a side-by-side burn demonstration Saturday at Sheridan Fire-Rescue. The demonstration was to show the benefits of having residential fire sprinklers installed at home. This box was not fitted with sprinklers.
SHERIDAN — D.A. Davidson & Co. is hosting an evening of cocktails and conversation about retirement preparation and strategies to maximize your Social Security benefits. The local D.A. Davidson & Co. office of Swanson, Ferguson and Boley will present three of the region’s Social Security and investment specialists for this informative talk: • Sean Sturges Read More
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery Science Lecture Series will present “Anthropogenic Global Warming: Disciples vs. Doubters and Disbelievers” Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. Dr. Scott Nickerson will give the presentation at the Sheridan College Science Museum/Mohns Center. Anthropogenic, or human-induced, global warming has been touted as a serious and urgent problem for Read MoreOctober 11, 2013
SHERIDAN — Organizers of the FAB (For.About.By) Women’s Conference announced Nov. 2 as the reschedule date for the event that was canceled last weekend due to an early snowstorm that knocked out power to much of Sheridan. While the conference will be slightly different — for example it will be one day rather than a Read More
SHERIDAN — It is possibly the most challenging, and more rewarding, of volunteer endeavors…fostering a child. However, there is a level of foster care being offered in Sheridan County that takes the already challenging foster experience a step further, and works to help heal the emotional scars that some children carry. Unlike traditional foster care, Read More
SHERIDAN— The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Story Fish Hatchery stocked 275 11-inch golden trout in Mavrakis Pond on Thursday. In light of the recent good survival of the breeding fish, WGFD personnel were able to stock out extra fish that were no longer needed for egg production. Story Fish Hatchery has the only captive Read More