February – March 2014
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Dvorak’s ‘Rusalka’” on Feb. 8 at 11 a.m.
The performance is part of the series “The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High-Definition” which transmits opera performances to movie theaters and other venues around the world as part of The Metropolitan Opera’s efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public.
The program allows audiences to experience the production at the same time as the audience in New York.
“Rusalka” stars Renee Fleming in one of her signature roles alongside Piotr Beczala, Dolora Zajick and maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin. Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for students. Tickets may be purchased online at www.wyotheater.com, on the phone at 672-9084 extension 100 or in person at the box office, which is located inside the theater at 42 N. Main St.
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
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 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
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.
Tongue River Fire Protection board meeting Wednesday 7 p.m. TR Fire Hall 249 Highway 14, Ranchester • Bylaws
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.
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 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
The WYO Theater will host “The Monster Who Ate My Peas” on Feb. 18.
Based on the multi-award winning book written by Danny Schnitzlein and illustrated by Matthew Faulkner, this musical play is part of the Children’s Educational and Family series.
Commencing at 6:30 p.m., the performance will tell the story of a young boy who doesn’t want to eat his peas so he makes a deal with a monster to give the creature anything he wants if he’ll eat the boy’s peas.
Tickets are $14 for adults, $8 for students and $5 for children ages 12 and under.
Tickets are available at the boxoffice located inside the theater at 42 N. Main St., online at wyotheater.com or by calling 672-9084.
For more information on the play see www.artspower.org.
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 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
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.
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 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
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
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
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
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.
Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees meeting Thursday 7 p.m. • Call to order and roll call • Agenda additions and deletions • Consent agenda 1. Minutes from Jan. 16 • Financial reports • President’s report 1. Capital construction progress, Cheryl Heath • Gillette College Advisory Board report, Nathan McLeland, Mark Englert • Johnson County Advisory Board report, Jack Tarter • Organization reports 1. Administrative staff council, Jess Bank 2. Sheridan College student senate, Trapper Rieniets • Public comments • New business 1. 2015 – 2016 academic and holiday calendars, Cheryl Heath, information, action 2. Consideration of appointment of Dr. Susan Bigelow to the Center for a Vital Community Board, Dr. Young, information, action 3. Consideration of new appointments to the Gillette College Advisory Board, Mark Englert, information, action 4. Consideration of new appointments to the Johnson County Advisory Board, Mark Englert, information, action 5. Math initiatives presentation, Jay Araas, information 6. English presentation, Dr. Jane Wohl, information 7. National Legislative Summit report and ACCT Member Communication & Education Committee meeting report, Jerry Lekel and Walter Wragge, Mark Englert, Susan Bigelow, information 8. WACCT / WCCC, trustees Lekel and Wragge, Dr. Young, information • Adjourn
The Sheridan College Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble will perform their third of four concerts this year on Sunday. Directed by Dr. Michal P. Flynn, the theme of the concert will be “Music from the James Bond franchise.” The concerts will be held at the Big Horn High School auditorium. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend. Dr. Flynn will be discussing the works to be presented prior to the performance. The discussion will commence at 6 p.m. and the concert at 7 p.m. Clips from the James Bond films will play while the wind ensemble performs and guest artists Tawni Shuler and Hannah Gilbert will create live art during the performance of “Le Champ de Bataille,” a piece written by Sheridan College faculty member Dr. Chris Erickson. For more information contact Dr. Flynn at Sherian College by phone at 674-6446 extension 3009. BHHS is located at 333 Highway 335, Big Horn.
Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Monday 8:45 a.m. Second floor Commissioners’ library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Voucher review • Staff reports • Adjourn