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Landon’s to host fall workshops

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will offer two workshops Saturday. At 10 a.m., guests from Sheridan’s African Violet Society will teach the ins and outs and secrets for success with one of the most popular blooming houseplants. At 1 p.m., presenters will discuss different sprinkler systems and how to install them. The workshops are… Continue Reading

Edge Exteriors joins business incubator

Edge Exteriors joins business incubator

SHERIDAN — Randal and Matt Huckeba have spent years perfecting their business, and now, they feel it’s time to take it to the next level. Edge Exteriors is the newest addition to the Wyoming Technology Business Center business incubator located in Sheridan. Using nearly 25 years of experience in the siding business, the Huckebas have… Continue Reading

Community celebrates completion of Lewis Street Bridge project

Community leaders and those involved in the project helped to celebrate the completion of the Lewis Street Bridge reconstruction project recently. Pictured, from left, are Chamber ambassador Yvonne Swanson, Sheridan County Commissioner Terry Cram, Wyoming Department of Transportation representative Mark Gillette, Sheridan Mayor John Heath, Emma Hubert, Meg Hubert and Jack Hubert, Sheridan City Councilor… Continue Reading

SMH to host ‘Hospital Finance 101’ presentation Thursday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital will host “Hospital Finance 101” on Thursday. From 7:30-9 a.m. in the lower level cafeteria conference rooms A and B at SMH, hospital CEO Mike McCafferty will give a presentation on how the community hospital is funded. All members of the community are invited to attend this free event. Breakfast… Continue Reading

Landon’s to host free workshop Saturday

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host a free informative workshop on Saturday. “Putting the Perennials to Bed for Winter” will teach what to do to prepare your garden for the winter months. All members of the public are invited to attend this free event. For more information or to sign up, call 672-8340… Continue Reading

Holly Seed reaches the century mark in business

Holly Seed reaches the century mark in business

SHERIDAN — When Holly Seed moved into Sheridan in 1915, they were expanding rapidly. The company was then called Holly Sugar. They then expanded into Worland and Torrington, making a foothold in Wyoming communities. Now, more than 100 years after the company put down roots in this community, Holly Seed doesn’t do business in Sheridan.… Continue Reading

Flagstaff Cafe has new owners

Flagstaff Cafe has new owners

SHERIDAN — Mark Demple now manages the PO News & Flagstaff Cafe, after he and his wife, Janine, purchased the business Aug. 5. “This opportunity just kind of came out of nowhere; I didn’t expect it,” Mark Demple said. The Demples have been friends with the Flagstaff’s previous owners Chad and Karyn Franklin for years.… Continue Reading

Ballew joins staff at Wyoming Audiology

SHERIDAN — Shalyn Ballew has joined Wyoming Audiology in Sheridan. A Sheridan native and 1995 Sheridan High School graduate, Ballew is returning to Sheridan after receiving a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders and a master’s degree in audiology from the University of Northern Colorado, and a doctorate in audiology from the PCO School of Audiology… Continue Reading

Top employers in Sheridan County

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 2 employs the most people in the county, according to a survey done by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. Every year or two, the chamber asks local businesses the number of individuals they employ in order to compile the list. The list is released in the Chamber of… Continue Reading

Could dollar bills be eliminated?

SHERIDAN — U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and John McCain, R-Ariz., introduced legislation last week to phase out the $1 bill and have the currency replaced with dollar coins. State Sen. Mark Kinner, R-Sheridan, said it’s not a bad idea. Kinner works as market president of First Interstate Bank of Sheridan, where he has some… Continue Reading

ABF one-fifth of way to 1st fundraising goal

SHERIDAN — The Antelope Butte Foundation is one-fifth of the way to its monetary goal to make the first payment on the former ski area. That’s following the organization’s Antelope Butte Summer Festival, which raised around $17,000 last weekend. The Antelope Butte Foundation has a $305,000 goal to purchase the Antelope Butte Ski and Recreation… Continue Reading

Businesses moving to Main Street

Businesses moving to Main Street

SHERIDAN — In the height of the summer season, there are few places that are more happening than downtown Sheridan, and business owners have taken notice. The list of vacant downtown store fronts is diminishing. When a previous Sheridan Press story in January found that eight of the estimated 121 storefronts on Main Street located… Continue Reading

Local restaurants, bars gear up for a busy week

Local restaurants, bars gear up for a busy week

SHERIDAN — Monte Buckmaster has seen the WYO Rodeo only once in the past 25 years, but that’s not to say he isn’t a fan of the rodeo. “I got to see part of (the rodeo) a couple years ago, but I haven’t even considered going since then,” he said, letting out a tired laugh.… Continue Reading

Locals start streaming video service

SHERIDAN — The world of online movie and TV streaming has quickly turned into a billion-dollar business, and two Sheridan residents are looking to tap into that market with their own innovative product. Spencer Kuzara and Jacob Martin are the owners and creators of a new TV and movie streaming TV box called MovieNight, a… Continue Reading

Building a year-round destination

Building a year-round destination

SHERIDAN — Since the purchase and sale agreement with the U.S. Forest Service was signed on June 19, the representatives for the Antelope Butte Foundation have reiterated that 2015 is the “go year.” For the first time since the revitalization of the Antelope Butte Ski Area was conceptualized, the ABF is on a financial deadline… Continue Reading

Antelope Butte Foundation signs purchase and sale agreement

SHERIDAN — The Antelope Butte Foundation has officially signed a purchase and sale agreement with the United States Forest Service Friday paving the way to purchase the existing ski area infrastructure and improvements. Board President, Mark Weitz, signed the PSA on June 19, after nearly four years of collaboration between the USFS, the ABF Board… Continue Reading

Local woman starts business for young at heart

Local woman starts business for young at heart

SHERIDAN — It’s a business that brings you back to your childhood. It allows to you reflect on your younger days when you spent hours flipping through the pages of coloring books, carefully staying between the lines and filling in colors to make your favorite cartoon characters or scenic pictures. When finished, you would rip… Continue Reading

Local ranchers relieved as rainfall totals add up

Local ranchers relieved as rainfall totals add up

SHERIDAN — With the lush green hills and the misty rains, travelers rolling into the Sheridan valley lately have been treated to beautiful aesthetics. Conversely, flooding of area streams and rivers have been burdensome for homeowners and businesses who sit along the waterways. But between the flash-flood warnings and the vicious thunderstorms, local ranchers gave… Continue Reading

Sheridan Floor to Ceiling owners sell business

SHERIDAN — On May 1, Arland and Marci Timm, the 12-year owners of Sheridan Floor to Ceiling, sold their business to longtime residents Butch and Julie Dillon. Using their combined knowledge in both the business and flooring industry, the Timms began Sheridan Floor to Ceiling in May 2003 after moving back to the Sheridan area.… Continue Reading

County announces opening on hospital board

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Commissioners are accepting applications to serve on the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board. The mission of Sheridan Memorial Hospital is to provide quality health care services that improve the well-being of the community. The board’s primary function is to set policy and provide oversight to the hospital. The term will be… Continue Reading

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