Calendar

Mar
23
Mon
Presentation on colorectal cancer screening program @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Room A
Mar 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital invites members of the community to build a healthier community together by attending a free presentation on colorectal cancer screening, education and resources.

The presentation will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, March 23, in SMH Conference Room A located next to the cafeteria.

Featured speakers are Wanda Webb, case manager with the Wyoming Colorectal Cancer Screening Program, and Dr. Sara Smith, chief of staff and general surgeon at SMH.

The presentation is hosted by Sheridan Memorial Hospital, The Foundation for Sheridan Memorial Hospital and the Welch Cancer Center.

For more information, call 673-2418.

Apr
2
Thu
Archaeological Society presentation on Mystic Maze @ Sheridan Holiday Inn, Le Gourmet Room
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet at 6 p.m. April 2 at the Sheridan Holiday Inn, in the Le Gourmet room.

Dinner will be ordered from the menu, however it is not necessary to order dinner to attend the free program.

Following dinner, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Billings Bureau of Land Reclamation archaeologist George Shannon will give a presentation on the Mystic Maze site, located in Needles, California. Numbers of geoglyphs have been located on the large 100-acre site. The geoglyph designs were created with stones from the site. The Mystic Maze site is considered a portal to the Mojave Indians afterlife. It is also subject to a Chrome IV spill and is currently undergoing a cleanup action.

Shannon holds a doctorate in anthropology from Michigan State University and has practiced archaeology in the Arctic, Midwest, Eastern Seaboard, Southeast, Texas, Southwest, California and Great Plains over the past 40 years.

Reservations are not necessary to attend the free program and members of the public are encouraged to attend.

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Apr
28
Tue
Sage Grouse Implementation Team mapping subcommittee meeting @ Johnson County Fire Control in Buffalo
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Wyoming’s Sage Grouse Implementation Team mapping subcommittee will be meeting in Buffalo Tuesday, April 28, to provide opportunity for the public to comment on proposed revisions to sage-grouse core area boundaries.

The meeting is one of several held around the state based on Wyoming’s eight sage-grouse Local Working Group areas.

The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Buffalo fire hall to review proposed revisions for the Bighorn Basin and Northeast Local Working Group areas.

In addition to these meetings of the Governor’s Sage-Grouse Implementation Team mapping subcommittee, a meeting will be held in Casper at 6 p.m. on May 5 at the Game and Fish office to deliberate proposals from Tuesday’s meeting.

The governor’s Sage Grouse Implementation Team was formed by Gov. Matt Mead to address issues that come up with the implementation of the Sage Grouse Executive Order.

Written comments will also be accepted. Send comments via email to tom.christiansen@wyo.gov.

Johnson County Fire Control is located at 314 Railroad Ave. in Buffalo.

Dayton Town Council work session @ Dayton Town Hall
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm

Dayton Town Council

work session

7 p.m. April 28

Dayton Town Hall

608 Broadway St.

Dayton

  • Discussion on the 2015-2016 budget for the Town of Dayton
Apr
29
Wed
Sheridan Memorial Hospital board of trustees meeting @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital conference room C
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm

Sheridan Memorial Hospital

Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

April Board Meeting

Open Meeting 3 p.m. – Hospital Conference Rooms C

  • Call To Order
  • Welcome, Public Comments, Introductions
  • Approval of April Board Meeting Agenda (Action)
  • Approval of March Board Meeting Minutes –April 1, 2015 (Action)
  • Old Business
  1. Quality Committee Report (Information)
  • Medical Staff Report
  1. Welcome Dr. Selde – Emergency Medicine Physician
  2. Privileging (Action)
  3. Proposed By-Laws Amendments – Peer Review Committee (Action)
  • Administration Report (Information)
  1. Budget Process
  2. Joint Commission Update – Mackenzie Mudd and Rob Forister
  3. Wyoming Life Flight
  4. Cerner Optimization
  • Finance Committee Report
  1. Financial Statements (Information)
  2. Review Proposed Board Resolution on Capital Policy (Action)
  • Foundation Report (Information)
  • Building Committee Report (Information)
  1. Medical Office Building
  2. ICU
  • Other Business
  • Executive Session
  1. Real Estate
  2. Legal
  3. Personnel
  • Adjournment
Dayton Planning Committee @ Dayton Town Hall
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm

Dayton Planning Committee

7 p.m. Wednesday

Dayton Town Hall

608 Broadway St.

Dayton

  • Call to order
  • Approval of agenda
  1. Additions
  2. Deletions
  • Approval of minutes
  • Announcements/correspondence
  • Old business update
  1. Act on building permit request for Brad and Wanda Johnston at 714 Main St.
  2. Planning committee comments/requests for future agenda items
May
6
Wed
‘Willow Dieback and the Condition of Willow Communities on the Bighorn National Forest’ lecture @ Sheridan College Science Museum / Mohns Center
May 6 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery Science Lecture Series will present a lecture on “Willow Dieback and the Condition of Willow Communities on the Bighorn National Forest” as part of its spring 2015 lecture series.

U.S Forest Service Forest Hydrologist Chris Williams will present the lecture at 7 p.m. May 6 in the Science Museum/Mohns Center at Sheridan College.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 674-6446, ext. 3500.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

May
18
Mon
Ranch Sustainability Forum @ Sheridan College
May 18 – May 20 all-day

SHERIDAN — The second annual Ranch Sustainability Forum will be held May 18-20 in Sheridan.

The forum seeks to provide informational resources and tools for ranch stakeholders that will help provide healthy and sustainable ranches in 2020 and beyond.

The keynote address will be given by Nina Teicholz, author of “The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese belong in a Healthy Diet.”

Beginning at 9 a.m. on May 18, Whit Hibbard will teach a course on “Low Stress Livestock Handling.” The course will continue on May 19. The cost is $40 for two days or $25 for one day.

On May 19, activities will include a class on practical software for ranching, an open house at the University of Wyoming Ag Experiment Station, dinner with the keynote speaker and a presentation by Wayne Fahsholtz of the Padlock Ranch on beef marketing trends. The dinner and keynote address cost $30.

On May 20, a symposium will be held beginning at 9 a.m. that will feature a variety of speakers and topics including hiring and retaining top talent, extending weaning for overwintered calves, keys to healthy ranch businesses and more. The symposium will cost $30.

Events will be held at Sheridan College, located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

For reservations, call Lisa at the Padlock Ranch at 655-2264 or email lisa@padlockranch.com.

To purchase tickets and view an agenda, visit agwingroup.com/ranch-sustainability-forum-agenda/.

May
30
Sat
‘The Art and Science of Grasslands’ symposium @ Ucross Foundation
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will host its Wyoming Grasslands Celebration on May 29-30.

On May 29, the WYO Theater will feature the Sheridan premiere of the film, “The Ucross Experiment: Cross Pollination of Arts and Sciences,” a documentary film that captures the explorations and adventures of four pairs of prominent artists and scientists from the University of Wyoming when they came together at the Ucross Foundation in summer 2014.

The film is by Ali Grossman and features UW professors including composer Anne Guzzo, geologist Ron Frost, dancer Rachael Shaw, physiological ecologist Michael Dillon, rangeland ecologist Ann Hild, poet Harvey Hix, sculptor Ashley Hope Carlisle, microbial ecologist Naomi Ward and project leader Jeff Lockwood.

The film will begin with a public reception at 6:30 p.m. May 29 at the Mars Theater at the WYO Theater, located at 42 N. Main St. The film will be shown from 7-8:30 p.m. with a question and answer session to follow.

On May 30, there will be a day-long symposium at the Ucross Foundation about “The Art and Science of Grasslands.” The morning will include discussions on a variety of topics. The afternoon will include a photography workshop, a bird and plant walk, ranch mapping, a hydrology workshop and a naturalist hike for kids. Lunch will also be offered.

Participants in the symposium include writers Frank Goodyear and Laura Bell; photographers Michael Berman and William Sutton; Bighorn Audubon Society President Jackie Canterbury; Yale University representatives Charlie Bettigole, Arthur Middleton and Catherine Kuhn; Plank Stewardship Initiative representative John Heyneman; Rick Pallister and Trey Davis of The Nature Conservancy; Brian Mealor with the UW Extension Center and moderator Michelle Sullivan.

Morning discussions will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., lunch will be held at 12:30 p.m., afternoon workshops will run from 1:30-4 p.m. and the closing reception will be held from 4-5 p.m.

A Science Kids program will also be offered from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Both the documentary showing and the symposium are free and open to the public.

Call the Ucross Foundation at 737-2291 or email tkikut@ucross.org to RSVP by May 28 for the symposium or for more information.

Jul
8
Wed
Wyoming Wednesday
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Wednesday programs will continue Wednesday and run through July.

Activities will take place at 10 a.m. each Wednesday in June and July at the Wyoming Welcome Center located off the Fifth Street exit on Interstate 90.

Wyoming Wednesday offers informative, interpretive programs about the Sheridan area and Wyoming. Emphasis is placed on culture, history and events.

The events are free and open to all.

The next event will feature Bill Mentock, an accomplished historian of mining communities such as Monarch, Kleeburn and Dietz, will bring his expertise about these colorful enterprises that thrived in the early 1900s.

Jul
15
Wed
Wyoming Wednesday @ Wyoming Welcome Center
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am

Wyoming Wednesday programs will continue Wednesday and run through July. Activities will take place at 10 a.m. each Wednesday in June and July at the Wyoming Welcome Center located off the Fifth Street exit on Interstate 90. Wyoming Wednesday offers informative, interpretive programs about the Sheridan area and Wyoming. Emphasis is placed on culture, history and events. The events are free and open to all. The next event will feature Fred Patz, an educator and historian, as he reveals knowledge about Father DeSmet.

Jul
19
Sun
Bluebirds of the Bighorn Mountains: Their ‘Secret Sex Life’ and Much More @ Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Mark your calendars for the next Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus 2015 Lecture Series presentation; it’s the topic you’ve all been waiting for. Dr. Scott Johnson of Towson University in Maryland will presents “Bluebirds of the Bighorn Mountains: Their ‘Secret Sex Life’ and Much More” on Sunday. This presentation is free and open to the public, and will run from 1-3 p.m. Johnson studies the reproductive biology and behavior of small songbirds. He does his research in the Bighorn Mountains of north-central Wyoming. His past studies have focused on a wide variety of topics including song, mating behavior, parental behavior and the effect of high-elevations on reproductive strategies. “The Mountain Lecture Series presents a great opportunity for community members to come up and experience the Mountain Campus at no cost,” said Trudy Munsick, NWCCD dean of the Mountain Campus. “We encourage folks to come early, tour the campus and bring a picnic lunch.” For more information, see www.sheridan.edu/site/spearowigwam/community-events. The Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus is located 28 miles from Sheridan in the heart of the Bighorn Mountains, on the southeast edge of Park Reservoir.

Jul
22
Wed
Downtown Sheridan Association Annual Meeting @ Downtown Sheridan Association community room
Jul 22 @ 8:30 am

The Downtown Sheridan Association Annual Meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in the community room at the Downtown Sheridan Association, located at 121 S. Main St. This meeting, will introduce new board members, elect new officers, recap the past year’s activities and discuss future projects. The annual meeting of the DSA is open to all members of the community who are interested in the future of Historic Downtown Sheridan. For more information on DSA, see www.downtownsheridan.org or call 672-8881.

Jul
28
Tue
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation annual meeting @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital, conference room A&B
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation will host its 2014-2015 annual meeting and report on Tuesday from 4-5 p.m. at Sheridan Memorial Hospital in conference room A&B.

The meeting is open to all members of the community.

The accomplishments of the foundation over the past year will be recognized, retiring board members will be honored and attendees will hear a hospital update from Sheridan Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer Mike McCafferty. There will also be a special guest sharing her story about her journey through cancer diagnosis and the treatment she received at the Welch Cancer Center.

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information or to RSVP to attend, call the foundation at 673-2418.

Jul
29
Wed
Wyoming Wednesday @ Wyoming Welcome Center
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am

The final Wyoming Wednesday program of the summer series will be presented Wednesday.

Activities will take place at 10 a.m. at the Wyoming Welcome Center located off the Fifth Street exit of Interstate 90.

Wyoming Wednesday has been offering informative, interpretive programs about the Sheridan area and Wyoming weekly. Emphasis has been placed on culture, history and events.

The event are free and open to all.

The next event will feature the Sheridan County Museum Director, John Woodward, as he presents on the importance of the buffalo in our area’s history.

Aug
4
Tue
The Story Behind the Pictures — Your Family’s History is Important @ Sheridan Senior Center
Aug 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Senior Center Lecture Series will return Tuesday with “The Story Behind the Pictures — Your Family’s History is Important.” As part of the Sheridan Senior Center’s “When I’m 64 or More” life planning series offered the first Tuesday of each month, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center dining room, Judy Slack from the Wyoming Room will present. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Lois Bell at 672-2240. The Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Aug
8
Sat
Saturday U @ Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

A summer session of Saturday U, the University of Wyoming’s popular free one-day college education program, will come to Sheridan Aug. 8. The day begins with coffee and pastries at 8:30 a.m. at Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus located approximately 28 miles from Sheridan in the Bighorn Mountains on the northeast edge of Park Reservoir. For directions, see www.sheridan.edu/site/spearowigwam/location. Opening remarks will be offered at 8:50 a.m. Each Saturday U term features lectures from three outstanding UW professors or community college representatives. Following the lectures, all three professors will participate in a final roundtable discussion. Participants may attend one, two, three or all four sessions. No registration is required, and the event is free and open to the public. The roundtable discussion and luncheon will be held outdoors, weather permitting. The program topic descriptions and UW professors lecturing include: • “Early Paleoindian Lifeways in the High Rockies,” with Marcel Kornfeld, Department of Anthropology professor from 9-10 a.m. • “Arts Activity in Wyoming and Its Impact,” with Bruce Richardson, UW-Casper Department of English, senior lecturer, from 10:15-11:15 a.m. • “Bringing together wildlife science, wild lands management and the public since 1953: The UW-NPS Research Center in Grand Teton National Park,” with Harold Bergman, Department of Zoology and Physiology professor, and director of the UW-National Park Service Research Center, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information about the Sheridan program, see the Saturday U website at www.uwyo.edu/saturdayu.

Aug
17
Mon
Antelope Butte Foundation information session @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm

The Antelope Butte Foundation, whose mission is to provide accessible, affordable skiing and year-round mountain recreation and training in the Bighorn Mountains, will host public information and outreach meetings throughout the region.

The meetings are designed to give a progress report and provide information about ABF’s goal to reopen the ski area located 59 miles west of Sheridan.

Each meeting will begin at 6 p.m., and all members of the community are invited to attend.

The first meeting will be held Monday at the Tongue River Valley Community Center in Ranchester.

The TRVCC is located at 411 Dayton St. in Ranchester.

Another meeting will be held Tuesday in Sheridan at the Sports Stop store.

The Sports Stop is located at 208 N. Main St.

For more information on the organization, see www.antelopebuttefoundation.org.

Aug
18
Tue
Antelope Butte Foundation info session @ The Sports Stop
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm

The Antelope Butte Foundation, whose mission is to provide accessible, affordable skiing and year-round mountain recreation and training in the Bighorn Mountains, will host public information and outreach meetings throughout the region.

The meetings are designed to give a progress report and provide information about ABF’s goal to reopen the ski area located 59 miles west of Sheridan.

Each meeting will begin at 6 p.m., and all members of the community are invited to attend.

The first meeting will be held Monday at the Tongue River Valley Community Center in Ranchester.

The TRVCC is located at 411 Dayton St. in Ranchester.

Another meeting will be held Tuesday in Sheridan at the Sports Stop store.

The Sports Stop is located at 208 N. Main St.

For more information on the organization, see www.antelopebuttefoundation.org.

Aug
23
Sun
“George Beck and Founding of Cody, Wyo.” @ Sheridan College Mountain Campus
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The next offering in Sheridan College’s monthly summer mountain lecture series will be offered Sunday with “George Beck and Founding of Cody, Wyo.” Presented by Jeremy Johnston, curator of the Buffalo Bill Museum and Western American History, the presentation is an opportunity for all members of the community to experience the Mountain Campus at no cost. There is no need to register for the event. Attendees re encouraged to bring a picnic lunch, come early and tour the campus. For more information, call Julie Davidson at 674-6446, ext. 8350 or see www.spearowigwam.com. The Mountain Campus is located 28 miles outside of Sheridan in the heart of the Bighorn Mountains at the southeast edge of Park Reservoir. Directions can be found on the website.

Aug
25
Tue
Interviewing with Confidence and Skill @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Room A
Aug 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Stacia Skretteberg of PeAk will host a presentation on 
“Interviewing with Confidence and Skill”
 on Tuesday in the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Room A.

Sponsored by the Big Horn Mountain Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, the presentation will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. discussing behavioral-based interviewing.

Hiring the wrong person for your company is expensive and extremely time consuming. Choosing the most highly qualified person isn’t that difficult.

Behavioral-based interviewing is a technique that many companies are using in their interview process today that, if done correctly, can give you the concrete data you need to make a successful hiring decision and protect you legally.

The presentation is $10 for SHRM members and $13 for non-members, including lunch.

To attend, RSVP to Jennifer McArthur at jmcarthur@sheridan.edu no later than Friday.

Attendees are asked to enter the hospital from the back side.

The hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Cloud Peak Back Country Horsemen meeting @ Masonic Lodge on Cedar Street in Buffalo
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm

The Sheridan/Johnson county chapter of the Cloud Peak Back Country Horsemen will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. All members of the community are invited to attend this free meeting. The meeting will be held at the Masonic Lodge on Cedar Street in Buffalo. For more information, contact wytrlrunr@rangeweb.net.

Aug
27
Thu
Forest Plan Steering Committee field trip @ Arrowhead Lodge
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Bighorn National Forest managers and members of the Forest Plan Steering Committee will meet Thursday for the annual forest plan monitoring and evaluation field trip. Participants will meet at Arrowhead Lodge at 10 a.m. before proceeding to different locations in the Tongue Ranger District. Discussion topics include wetland mitigation for the Burgess South highway project, travel management, trails, recreation sites and forest plan monitoring. The field trip will conclude around 3:30 pm at the last stop on the tour, the Hunt Mountain Gravel Pit. The field trip is open to the public. Drinking water will be provided, but participants should bring their own field gear. The group will take a lunch break at Bear Lodge at 12:30 pm. For more information, call Susie Douglas at 674-2600. Arrowhead Lodge is located at 6002 U.S. Highway 14 in the Bighorn Mountains.

Sep
1
Tue
“Sheridan – A Fine Place to Grow Old” @ Sheridan Senior Center
Sep 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The next offering of the Sheridan Senior Center’s “When I’m 64 or More” life planning series will be held Tuesday. “Sheridan – A Fine Place to Grow Old” will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Senior Center dining room.

Presented by Carmen Rideout, the presentation is free and open to all members of the community. Refreshments will also be provided.

For more information, call Lois Bell at 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Sep
3
Thu
“Airgroup: A Story About Creating Opportunity” @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Sep 3 @ 5:30 pm

Wyoming Technology Business Center’s e2e Wyoming entrepreneurial program will present “Airgroup: A Story About Creating Opportunity,” on Thursday.

Jack Morrison, an entrepreneur who started Airgroup in 1997 with $19,000 of capital provided by his UW college roommate, will share the story of launching and growing a successful airfreight and logistics business. Through a great deal of sales effort and numerous strategic decisions, Morrison has grown this business to over $12 million in annual revenue.

Appetizers and networking will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the program starts at 6 p.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center, located at 612 N. Main St.

The presentation is free and open to all, but reservations are requested.

For more information and to register, contact John Dick at 675-1939 or email jdick4@uwyo.edu.

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