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Feb
6
Thu
Wyoming Archaeological Society meeting @ Le Gourmet Room at the Sheridan Holiday Inn
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm

The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet Thursday.

Commencing at 6 p.m. in the Le Gourmet Room at the Sheridan Holiday Inn, the meeting is free and open to everyone.

Dinner can be order from the menu but is not required to attend.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. Forest Service Archaeologist Pat Bower will give a presentation regarding his archaeological work on Easter Island.

Reservations are not required to attend.

For more information call Scott Burgan at 673-5997.

The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Dr.

The Legacy of the First World War: The View From One Century Later @ Whitney Presentation Hall Sheridan College
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm

Sheridan College will present “The Legacy of the First World War: The View From One Century Later” on Feb. 6. Mike Walker will present a brief overview of World War I, the magnitude of the slaughter that attended the war and the consequences of it. The free presentation will commence at 7 p.m. in the Whitney Presentation Hall. A more in depth look at the First World War will be offered in a seminar class beginning Jan. 22. HIST2490 01, First World War, will be taught by Walker on Wed. evenings from 6-8 p.m. Registration is now open at www.sheridan.edu. For more information on the free presentation or the seminar class contact Walker at mwalker@sheridan.edu.

“Follow the Legislature” @ Fulmer Public Library
Feb 6 @ 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm

The Sheridan County Democrats are sponsoring a program on Thursday at the Fulmer Public Library. “Follow the Legislature” is a non-partisan, free event which is open to everyone.

The program will explain how to navigate the Wyoming Legislature’s website, with focus on bill tracking and advocacy.

There will also be discussions on a bill concerning Medicaid expansion, how to contact your legislatures and a few new skills that will keep you up-to-date on bills in Wyoming.

The program will run from 7:15-8:30 p.m. For more information call SCD President Hollis Hackman at 672-7585.

Feb
10
Mon
Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees meeting @ Central Office Board Room
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm

Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees meeting Monday 6 p.m. Central Office Board Room 201 N. Connor St. • Call to order 1. Pledge of Allegiance • Recognition 1. All-State Music participants: Diane Knutson, Razmick Sarkissian and Ashley Lecholat 2. We the People: Tyson Emborg • Approval of agenda • Welcome 1. Audience comments • Consent agenda items 1. Approval of minutes from Jan. 13 2. Approval of bills for payment • Old business 1. Capital construction update (action) a. Fort Mackenzie/the Wright Place and Behavioral Center to Old Highland Park 2014-2015 school year 2. Approval of policies (action) • New business 1. FY14 quarterly financial update (action) 2. Approval of donations for Sheridan High School (action) 3. Fort Mackenzie High School 1:1 MacBook Airs and Da Vinci Lab (information) 4. Flare Gas on School Trust Lands Draft Resolution (Action) – Richard Bridger • Reports and communication 1. Board of Trustees 2. PTO, parents, students, organizations 3. Site administration and staff • District reports 1. Superintendent a. Board goal updates (information) • Executive session 1. Personnel matters 2. Legal matters 3. Real estate matters • Adjournment

Feb
11
Tue
Town of Ranchester Planning Committee meeting
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm

Town of Ranchester Planning Committee meeting Tuesday 5:30 p.m. 145 Coffeen Street, Ranchester • Stoneridge Meadows Subdivision Phase 1 preliminary plat

Tongue River Power Board meeting @ Lucile Alley Room Daton Town Hall
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm

Tongue River Power Board meeting Tuesday 7 p.m. Lucile Alley Room Daton Town Hall 608 Broadway St., Dayton. • Vote to accept the SLIB Grant Application for the natural gas line to the Tongue River Valley

Feb
12
Wed
Conversation in History @ Senior Center conference room
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

The Sheridan Senior Center will host Helen Laumann of the Sheridan County Historical Society for the next “Conversation in History” on Wednesday.

This series of casual conversations surrounding specific portions of our Sheridan area history is free and open to the public.

The meeting will run from 10-11:15 a.m. in the Senior Center conference room.

The Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

For more information contact Lois Bell or Jane Perkins at 672-2240.

Warriors Don’t Cry @ WYO Theater
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm

The Bushnell Center will present “Warriors Don’t Cry” at the WYO Theater on Wednesday. Part of the Children’s Education and Family series at the theater, the play tells the story of the Little Rock Nine who risked their lives in 1957 to end segregation at Central High School. The play received the American Library Association award, 1995 Nonfiction Book of the Year award and the Robert F. Kennedy Book award. The performance will commence at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults, $8 for students and $5 for children ages 12 and younger. Tickets are available at the boxoffice located inside the theater at 42 N. Main St., online at www.wyotheater.com or by calling 672-9084. For more information on the play see www.bushnell.org.

Tongue River Fire Protection board meeting @ TR Fire Hall
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm

Tongue River Fire Protection board meeting Wednesday 7 p.m. TR Fire Hall 249 Highway 14, Ranchester • Bylaws

Feb
15
Sat
Birding at the Brinton @ The Brinton Museum
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The Brinton Museum, Science Kids and the Big Horn Audubon will present the next monthly “Birding at the Brinton” on Saturday.

This free morning of bird watching will run from 9-11 a.m at The Brinton Museum.

All ages and abilities are welcome to join.

Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars if they have them.

For more information see www.thebrintonmuseum.org. The museum is located at 239 Brinton Road, Big Horn.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery free workshops @ Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host three free public workshops on Saturday.

Beginning at 10 a.m. Sheridan’s African  Violet Society will inform participants on African violet growing techniques, do’s and don’ts and society membership.

The second workshop will be presented by Landon’s manager Keith Kershaw at 1 p.m. Kershaw will present information on ordering trees and shrubs for the spring.

Finally, at 3 p.m. Janelle Gray will house “It’s a jungle in here: Caring for houseplants.” Gray will offer information on light, watering, fertilizing and controlling pest problems.

All workshops are free but space is limited so pre-registration is required.

For more information see www.landonsgreenhouse.com, call 672-8340 or stop by the greenhouse at 505 College Meadows Drive.

Feb
17
Mon
Fun at the Museum: Presidents Day Crafts and History @ community room at the Johnson County Library
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will host “Fun at the Museum: Presidents Day Crafts and History” on Monday in the community room at the Johnson County Library.

This free event is open to everyone and will run from 9 a.m. to noon.

For more information call 684-9331.

The library is located at 171 North Adams Ave., Buffalo.

Feb
18
Tue
Board of County Commissioners meeting @ Second floor commissioner’s library #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am

Board of County Commissioners meeting Tuesday 9 a.m. Second floor commissioner’s library #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order and pledge • Consent agenda 1. Minutes from staff meeting Feb. 3 2. Minutes from regular session Feb. 4 3. Minutes from staff meeting Feb. 10 4. Affirm C.A.S.T. legislative funding request letter 5. Findings of Fact for Q-13-007: Wolf Creek State Land Quarry • Consider agenda • Announcements • Public comments on matters not on the agenda • Consider fee waiver request for the Brinton Museum water treatment plant • Consider written review of TRVJPB SLIB project • Consider MOU with Wyoming Dept. of Health, Public Health Division for Public Health Nursing Services • Consider resolution 14-02-006 Depositories of Public Funds • Consider resolution 14-02-007 Alteration of County Road #74, Soldier Creek Road • Consider amendment IV to agreement with Johnson County for termination and dissolution of LDCC • Consider change order #4 with Diamond Point Construction Inc. for Sheridan County Storage Building • Public hearing for election district boundary changes

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting @ Second floor commissioner’s library #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Tuesday immediately following board meeting Second floor commissioner’s library #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Staff reports • Adjourn

Feb
19
Wed
Family and codependency: We are from where we came @ Sheridan College Main Street campus Center for Workforce and Community Education
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Sheridan College Main Street campus Center for Workforce and Community Education will present the next topic in the series of “Brown Bag Lunch Seminars” on  Feb. 19.

Lynn Gordon of Family and Personal Counseling Center will present topics on Wednesdays through the end of February including depression, fear, family and codependency and how to take control of these issues.

The seminars are free and open to everyone with no reservations required

“Family and codependency: We are from where we came” will be the topic on Wednesday from 12:10-12:50 p.m.

For more information call Gordon at 672-6789.

The campus is located at 171 N. Main St.

Sheridan County Public Library Board of Trustees meeting @ Sheridan Fulmer Public Library
Feb 19 @ 4:30 pm

Sheridan County Public Library Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday 4:30 p.m. Sheridan Fulmer Public Library 335 W. Alger St. • Call to order and welcome guests • Approval of agenda • Disposition of minutes of Jan. 15 meeting • Treasurer’s report • Communications 1. Library correspondence 2. Board correspondence • Director’s report 1. Monthly statistics 2. Items of interest 3. Departmental and branch report • Committee reports 1. Friends of the Library (next meeting March 11) 2. Foundation (next meeting March 17) • Continuing business 1. 2014-15 draft budget preparation • New business 1. Accident claim 2. Wyoming Room newspaper project 3. Revision to the non-smoking policy 4. Disposal of inventory from Tongue River • Convene executive session pursuant to W.S. §16-4-405(a)(x) to discuss a personnel matter (Director’s annual performance review) • Return to regular session • Adjournment

Enroll Wyoming @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host two events this week to provide assistance with the Health Insurance Marketplace.

On Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. and Thursday from noon to 6 p.m. in The Inner Circle “Enroll Wyoming” will be offered.

A new Health Insurance Marketplace is now open in Wyo., where consumers can find a variety of health plans which all cover prescriptions, hospital stays, doctor visits and more.

Those interested may qualify for financial help to afford these plans.

Trained navigators are available to help consumers understand the insurance plans available and assist in the enrollment process on healthcare.gov.

Wednesday night’s program will be a presentation and Thursday will offer drop-in assistance hours.

For more information call Kevin Knapp at 674-8585 extension 29.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Sheridan County Historical Society program @ Downtown Sheridan Association Community Room
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm

The Sheridan County Historical Society will host Veronica Hagemann on Wednesday. Hagemann will discuss the archival project at the Wyoming Girls School. The program is free and open to the general public. The event will commence at 7 p.m. and coffee and cookies will be served. The meeting will be held at the Downtown Sheridan Association Community Room located at the corner of North Main Street and Coffeen Avenue.

Dayton Town Council meeting @ Dayton Town Hall
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm

Dayton Town Council Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Dayton Town Hall 608 Broadway St. • Recite Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Approve minutes of the Feb. 3 council meeting • Announcements and correspondence • Old business update 1. Confirm banks to be depositories for the town of Dayton for 2014 2. Crazy Women Saloon to discuss having outside music Friday night of Dayton Days 3. Act on catering permit for Crazy Women Saloon for Friday night of Dayton Days • Citizen communiqué • Jr. Council comments, questions and request for future agenda items • Council comments and requests for future agenda items

Feb
20
Thu
Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board meeting @ Dayton Town Hall
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm

Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board meeting Thursday 7:00 p.m. Dayton Town Hall 608 Broadway Street • Call to order • Approval of minutes of Jan. 22 and Feb. 11 meetings • Addition or deletions to agenda • Old business 1. Treasurer’s report • New business 1. Update BOCC meeting 2. Update District #1 meeting 3. Update grant information 4. MDU representatives • Public comments • Adjournment

Feb
21
Fri
Stars of Tomorrow @ WYO Theater
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Kiwanis will host “Stars of Tomorrow” Feb. 21.

This youth talent show will present children in three categories: elementary, junior high and high school.

First-, second- and third-place winners in each category will receive a trophy and a certificate.

There will also be an overall winner who will receive a scholarship toward the college of their choice and is given the opportunity to compete at the district level.

The show will commence at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater located at 42 N. Main St.

Tickets for the performance are $8 for adults, $5 for students under age 18 and free for children five years old and younger.

For more information contact Katie Dehn at 683-6170.

Feb
22
Sat
Behind the Scenes Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Sheridan County Museum will present “Behind the Scenes Saturday” on Saturday. This free event is open to all with no reservations required. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a behind-the-scenes view at the museum’s operations. The public is invited to come and see what goes on at the museum when the galleries are closed. Attendees will see how employees take down old exhibits, care for the items entrusted to the museum and prepare new items and galleries for new exhibits. There will also be Tidbit activities for children and parents. The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle, off of the Fifth Street exit of Interstate 90. For more information call 675-1150.

Feb
24
Mon
Board of County Commissioners staff meeting @ Second floor commissioners’ library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition
Feb 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Monday 8:30 a.m. Second floor commissioners’ library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Staff reports • Adjourn

Feb
25
Tue
Sheridan County Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board meeting
Feb 25 @ 5:30 pm

Sheridan County Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board meeting Tuesday 5:30 p.m. 41 W. Whitney St. • Meeting called to order • Approval of the agenda • Approval of the Jan. 28 minutes • Approval of the vouchers for payment • Financial report • JJJPB staff reports 1. Juvenile probation report 2. Truancy probation report 3. Diversion report 4. Milestones youth home 5. Administrator report – Neal Madson • Old Business 1. Funding and budget 2. Board appointments • New business 1. One cent funding requests 2. Juvenile Justice services report

Feb
27
Thu
Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus
Feb 27 – Feb 28 all-day

The Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus invites all community members to attend “Leap in to Leadership 2014” on Feb. 27 and 28 in Cheyenne. The caucus will feature national experts on women in politics, campaign planning and board governance workshops and a roundtable discussion of women in Wyoming politics. A dinner will be held on Feb. 27 featuring Kellyanne Conway and Celinda Lake discussing how a united women’s power base is changing the state of our nation more than two-sided politics. Registration before Feb. 10 for the two day event is $60 and for the dinner is $25. Registration after Feb. 10 for the event is $75 and for the dinner is $30. A limited number of scholarships are available. For more information or to register see wyowlc.org.

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