Category Archives: Local Business News

Child Advocacy Services to change names

SHERIDAN — Child Advocacy Services of the Bighorns will soon be called by a different name. At Tuesday’s Sheridan County Commissioners meeting, Susan Carr, executive director of the nonprofit, announced that the organization will soon be called Compass Center for Families. Carr said the mission will remain the same, however, she said the group wants… Continue Reading

Group working to connect workforce with resources

Group working to connect workforce with resources

SHERIDAN — While local residents continue to express concern about a potential economic downturn, a group of Sheridan-area citizens are not waiting around to find out what will happen next. The group’s goal is to take proactive steps to connect community members with job opportunities and possibilities for upgrading skills or learning new skills. The… Continue Reading

local business briefs—April 16, 2016

TSP has new leadership  SHERIDAN — Del Acker’s and Mark Averett’s work is on display in Sheridan public schools, its hospital system and dozens of civic buildings. For more than a decade, the two men have worked together to develop designs that help community organizations be better at what they do. Now, one architect is… Continue Reading

P.O. News marks a century on Main Street

P.O. News marks a century on Main Street

SHERIDAN — P.O. News and Flagstaff Cafe is turning 100 years old and owners Mark and Janine Demple have some festivities in the works to celebrate. On April 9, the tobacco and newspaper shop turned restaurant will close down a portion of Loucks Street from 4-8 p.m. A two-piece band from Billings, Montana, will play… Continue Reading

DSA awarded funding for wayfinding project

DSA awarded funding for wayfinding project

SHERIDAN — On March 23, the Wyoming Main Street Program announced that the Downtown Sheridan Association’s request to fund new signage for the city of Sheridan was partially approved. The Wyoming Business Council approved $30,000 of the requested $60,000 to fund phase one of implementing a countywide wayfinding plan, which was created in 2014. The… Continue Reading

Powder Horn transitions to private club

SHERIDAN — The Powder Horn Golf Club became a private club on Friday. The change to private achieves a long-time goal of the club, and is nearly 19 years in the making. Reasonably-priced Powder Horn Golf Club memberships are still available (starting as low as $75 per month for a social clubhouse membership), and residency… Continue Reading

FAB Women’s conference set for April 29

FAB Women’s conference set for April 29

SHERIDAN — The FAB (For. About. By.) Women’s Conference will return to Sheridan April 29 and will take place at the Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center. Last year’s event had more than 100 attendees for the afternoon of education, empowerment and networking. Brenda Abdilla will keynote this year’s event. Abdilla has traveled the… Continue Reading

Luminous Brewhouse moving into new space

Luminous Brewhouse moving into new space

SHERIDAN — Luminous Brewhouse owners and brewers will be making big moves in the first half of 2016 — even if the physical move is only three blocks north. The company’s leadership announced this week that the brewery will be moving to 504 Broadway St., expanding brewing operations and creating a tap room dedicated to… Continue Reading

Local dietitian works with legislators on Medicaid changes

Local dietitian works with legislators on Medicaid changes

SHERIDAN — It seems like a small thing — nutrition — but to health professionals, an appropriate diet can play a huge role in an individual’s health. That’s why Georgia Boley, a licensed dietitian, began working with Wyoming legislators to allow those in her profession to bill Medicaid directly. “Nutrition is a very personal issue,”… Continue Reading

Local Foods Expo to move to fall, expand

Local Foods Expo to move to fall, expand

SHERIDAN — Organizers of the Local Foods Expo hope to capitalize on the resurgence of interest in locally sourced food by rescheduling and expanding the event. According to a January 2015 study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, producer participation in local food systems is growing and the value of local food sales appears to… Continue Reading

Local business briefs — Feb. 27, 2016

Edward Jones receives J.S. Power President’s Award SHERIDAN — Financial services firm Edward Jones was presented the prestigious J.D. Power President’s Award recognizing its overall commitment to excellence in customer and financial advisor satisfaction, according to Edward Jones Financial Advisors. The President’s Award is presented periodically and recognizes individuals or companies demonstrating dedication, commitment and… Continue Reading

Temple Grandin to keynote forum

SHERIDAN — A symposium focused on sustainability in agriculture will take place March 8 and 9 at Sheridan College. The event will include a keynote address from Temple Grandin, the best-selling author, autism activist and consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. On March 8, a panel discussion on building soils, grazing plans and… Continue Reading

Groshart has his eye on retirement

Groshart has his eye on retirement

SHERIDAN — For the first time in decades, there will not be a Groshart checking eyes and prescribing glasses for Sheridan’s residents. After working as an optometrist for 30 years, Matt Groshart has decided to sell the business his father started 68 years ago. Sheridan Optical and Groshart Eye Clinic, located in downtown Sheridan, will… Continue Reading

Ligocki to take over Mossholders Design Center

Ligocki to take  over Mossholders  Design Center

SHERIDAN — Years ago, if you told Aaron Ligocki that someday he would be sitting in the owner’s office at Mossholders Design Center, he would have called you crazy. But Ligocki started as the warehouse manager at the business eight years ago, and has worked his way to the top. “If you are forthright, honest… Continue Reading

SR Cattle Company awarded environmental stewardship award

SHERIDAN — The SR Cattle Company has been named the 2016 recipient of the Wyoming Leopold Conservation Award, given as part of the Wyoming Stock Growers Environmental Stewardship Award Program. According to a press release from the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, owned and managed by the Kane family, SR Cattle Company is located northeast of… Continue Reading

Local lawmakers split on minimum wage hike

Local lawmakers split on minimum wage hike

SHERIDAN — Once again, the nationwide discussion on a higher minimum wage has made its way to the Wyoming Legislature and local lawmakers are split in their support of the proposed changes. House Bill 0004 would increase Wyoming’s minimum wage by more than four dollars from $5.15 to $9.50. The bill also proposes an increase… Continue Reading

Retail shops see average sales for holiday season

Retail shops see average sales for holiday season

SHERIDAN — While it is only a few days after the rush of the holiday season, many involved with the local retail industry said that the Christmas season was successful, but store owners still didn’t see the numbers they would have liked. Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson said the general consensus… Continue Reading

Voting for chamber awards ends today

Voting for chamber awards ends today

SHERIDAN — In order to celebrate some of the people who make a difference in the community, a handful of local leaders and businesses were recently nominated for the annual Chamber Awards. While these awards have been handed out annually, this year’s awards will be a little different from the past. Dixie Johnson, executive director… Continue Reading

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