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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.

Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees meeting @ W132 Boardroom Sheridan College
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm

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

Mar
1
Sat
Science Saturday H2O Olympics @ Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium of Sheridan College
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids will host March’s Science Saturday this weekend.

Science Saturday offers free admission to the museum for the entire community. This month the focus is “H2O Olympics” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium of Sheridan College.

Water may seem ordinary but it is a building block of life and the program will discuss why.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

For more information contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or email sarah@science-kids.org.

Mar
3
Mon
Board of County Commissioners staff meeting @ Second floor Commissioners’ library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition
Mar 3 @ 8:45 am

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

Sheridan County School District #2 Board of Trustees meeting @ Central Office Board Room
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm

Sheridan County School District #2 Board of Trustees meeting Monday 6 p.m. Central Office Board Room • Call to order 1. Pledge of allegiance • Recognition 1. Pam Moore, Wyoming Music Education Association’s Northeast District Music Educator of the Year 2014 2. SHS Merit Scholars • Approval of agenda • Welcome, audience comments • Consent agenda items 1. Approval of minutes, Feb. 10 2. Approval of minutes, Feb. 24 3. Approval of bills for payment 4. Acceptance of out-of-state tuition request • Old business 1. Capital construction update 2. Bid award recommendation for Henry A. Coffeen (HAC) Elementary School fixtures, furniture, and equipment 3. Approval of policies • New business 1. Memorial fund scholarship recommendations for 2014-2015 2. Kindergarten registration update 3. Special education update • Reports and communication 1. Board of Trustees 2. PTO, parents, students and organizations 3. Site administration and staff • District reports 1. Superintendent 2. Board goal updates • Executive session 1. Personnel matters 2. Legal matters • Adjournment

Dayton Town Council meeting @ Dayton Town Hall
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm

Dayton Town Council meeting Monday 7:30 p.m. Dayton Town Hall 608 Broadway St. • Call to order • Recite Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Approve minutes of the Feb. 19 secondary council meeting • Reports 1. Utility Clerk, building permits 2. Fire Department 3. Law Enforcement 4. Engineering 5. Employees 6. Planning Committee 7. Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board 8. Council • Approve warrants • Old business update • Announcements and correspondence 1. Hear from Carrie Rogaczewski, Sheridan County Conservation District 2. Council to give an update on the WAM Winter Workshop 3. Citizen communiqué 4. Council comments and requests for future agenda items 5. Junior Council comments and requests for future agenda items

Mar
4
Tue
Board of County Commissioners meeting @ Second floor boardroom #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am

Board of County Commissioners meeting Tuesday 9 a.m. Second floor boardroom #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order and pledge • Consent agenda 1. Minutes from staff meeting, Feb. 18 2. Minutes from regular session, Feb. 18 3. Minutes from staff meeting, Feb. 24 4. Affirm letter to SLIB re: review of TRVJPB grant application 5. Ratify material supply agreement with Dustbusters, Inc. for the supply of liquid dust suppressant 6. Ratify letter of support for Easter Seals and Goodwill TANF grant application 7. General county vouchers, Feb. 8. General airport vouchers, Feb. • Consider agenda • Announcements • Public comments on matters not on the agenda • Consider SLIB grant agreement for the fairgrounds water system upgrades • Consider fee waiver request for The Brinton Museum Water Treatment Plant • Consider EV-14-001: Francis utility, drainage, construction easement vacation • Consider CU-14-002: Wieser Cabinetry Shop CUP • Consider resolution 14-03-008 10 O’clock Liquor Rule • Consider resolution 14-03-009 district & precinct boundary changes for primary and general elections • Consider WYDOT reconnaissance report for Sheridan West Beltway project. • Consider award of CMAQ 2014 Project

Sheridan County Parks and Recreation board meeting @ Board room #220 Sheridan County Courthouse
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am

Sheridan County Parks and Recreation board meeting Tuesday following BOCC meeting Board room #220 Sheridan County Courthouse 224 S. Main St. • Call to order and Pledge • Officer election • Announcements • Public comments on matters not on the agenda • New business • Adjournment

What’s happening at the Inn @ Designing Dinners
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm

Akcita Win will host a program on Tuesday.

Commencing at 6 p.m. Diana Johnson, volunteer coordinator for the Historic Sheridan Inn will present “What’s happening at the Inn?”

The meeting will be held at Designing Dinners and food may be ordered off the menu but is not required to attend.

All members of the community are welcome to attend. Members of the organization are invited to take part in the secret sister program and secret sister assignments will be made at this meeting.

For more information call Jean Harm at 672-2240. To take part in the secret sister program call Jeri Randel whose information can be found in the membership packet.

Designing Dinners is located at 615 Broadway St.

Mar
6
Thu
Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting @ Second floor Commissioner’s Board Room Sheridan County Courthouse
Mar 6 @ 5:30 pm

Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting Thursday 5:30 p.m. Second floor Commissioner’s Board Room Sheridan County Courthouse 224 S. Main St. • Call to order and Pledge • Roll call • Approval of agenda • Approval of minutes from Feb. 6 meeting • Matters from the public not on the agenda • New business 1. Item Q-14-001: Rhiner Creek Quarry permit 2. Resolution initiating proceedings to amend the rules and regulations governing zoning in Sheridan County regarding “public facilities” • Matters from staff • Matters from commissioners • Adjournment

Mar
10
Mon
Board of County Commissioners staff meeting @ Second floor Commissioner’s Library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Monday 9 a.m. Second floor Commissioner’s Library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Staff reports • Adjourn

Fun at the Museum: St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and History @ community room at the Johnson County Library
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will host “Fun at the Museum: St. Patrick’s 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.

Mar
11
Tue
Sheridan County Conservation District Board of Supervisors meeting @ Suite 102 Cottonwood Building
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm

Sheridan County Conservation District Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday 5 p.m. Suite 102 Cottonwood Building 1949 Sugarland Dr. • Call to order • Approval of agenda • Contracts and requests 1. 2014 Forster Enterprises Agreement 2. Long Range Plan 2015-2019 discussion • Minutes Feb. 11 • Financial 1. Budget report 2. Voucher and check approval 3. Wyoming Department of Agriculture equipment funds 4. Preliminary Budget FY2015 • Old business 1. Convention 2014 planning • New business 1. Arab Acres Three subdivision comments • Watershed updates 1. Tongue River Watershed 2. Goose Creek Watershed 3. Prairie Dog Creek Watershed • Project updates 1. Big Goose septic • Outreach update 1. Productive landscapes workshops 2. Ag week activities 3. Earth Day • Natural Resources Conservation service report • Staff Report • Adjourn

Mar
12
Wed
Conversation in History @ Senior Center conference room
Mar 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.

Mar
13
Thu
Charlie Craven fly tying demo @ Best Western
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm

The local chapter of Trout Unlimited will host guest author, fly designer and fly tyer Charlie Craven on Thursday. At 6 p.m. at the Best Western, Cravens, a world renowned tyer from Boulder, Colo., will offer a demonstration of his fly tying techniques. The event is free and open to all but donations will be accepted to help defray the cost of the guest fisherman. For more information call the Fly Shop of the Bighorns at 672-5866. The Best Western is located at 612 N. Main St.

Mar
17
Mon
My disability…an incredible journey @ Presentation Hall W136, Whitney Building, Sheridan College
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Sheridan College will host guest presenter Ben Anderson on Monday. Anderson, the author of “Breaking through,” “IQ of 63, so what!” and “Last one picked, so what!,” will present “My disability…an incredible journey.” The discussion will include dialogue relating to disabilities such as discrimination, getting an education and misdiagnosis. The discussion will be held in the Presentation Hall of the Whitney Building from 6-7:30 p.m. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. and the hall is room W136. For more information call SC at 674-6446 extension 2806.

Mar
18
Tue
Ranchester Planning Commission @ Ranchester Town Hall
Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm

Ranchester Planning Commission Tuesday 5 p.m. Ranchester Town Hall 145 Coffeen St. • Final plat Stoneridge Meadows Subdivision • Annexation Highway 14

Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting @ Room 211, Big Horn High School
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm

Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting Tuesday 6 p.m. Room 211, Big Horn High School 333 Highway 335, Big Horn • Call the meeting to order • Pledge of Allegiance • Roll call • Approval of agenda • Presentations and recognitions 1. Teacher of the month 2. Teton science presentations 3. Big Horn Middle School science fair presentations 4. WHSAA recognitions 5. Board member recognition • Visitors • Student Ambassador report • West Sheridan County Education Association report • Policy review • Administrators’ reports • Business manager’s report • Superintendent’s report 1. BYOD discussion • Consent agenda 1. Approval of Feb. 18 open and executive session meeting minutes 2. Approval of bills and salaries 3. Policy approval, second reading 4. Approval of related service agreements 5. Approval of certified position 6. Approval of certified resignation • Old business • New business 1. BOCHES discussion 2. Approval of owner’s rep. for new TRE building 3. Approval of fire alarm project at TRMS, DOC, and CO 4. Correspondence • Board member reports and requests • Board signatures • Executive session 1. Legal • Adjournment

Mar
19
Wed
Cleanup and Remediation of Creosote Impacted Soils from a Railroad Tie Chipping Facility @ Sheridan College Mohns Center
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm

As part of the Sheridan College Science Museum Lecture Series, John Trumble will present “Cleanup and Remediation of Creosote Impacted Soils from a Railroad Tie Chipping Facility” on Wednesday. Trumble, the president of Cordilleran Environmental Consultants, Inc., will discuss the findings of a BNSF Railway Company sponsored research study conducted near Bovey, Minn. to investigate the use of phytoremediation to clean up an industrially-impacted soil containing polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons. The presentation is free and open to the public. The event will commence at 7 p.m. at the SC Mohns Center. For more information call 674-6446 extension 3500. SC is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

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

Dayton Town Council Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Dayton Town Hall • Call to order • Recite Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Approval of March 3 regular council meeting minutes • Announcements and correspondence • Old business update 1. Act on request from Crazy Woman Saloon for a band on Friday night of Dayton Days 2. Act on request from Crazy Woman Saloon for a catering permit for Friday night of Dayton Days 3. Citizen communiqué 4. Council comments and requests for future agenda items 5. Junior Council comments and requests for future agenda items

Mar
20
Thu
@ First Light Children’s Center
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm

First Light Children’s Center will host a community open house on Thursday.

Celebrating their second anniversary, the public is invited to help them “March into Year 3” from 5:30-7 p.m.

Birthday cake will be served as well as samples of the healthy lunches the children at the center receive from Volunteers of America’s Catering for a Cause.

Activities will also include tours of the facility, a staff meet-and-greet and the opportunity to learn more about the Highscope Curriculum taught at the school.

First Light is located at 366 E. Brundage St.

For more information see www.firstlightsheridan.com.

Seventh biennial Big Horn Elementary All-Student Art Show reception @ The Brinton Museum
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm

The Seventh biennial Big Horn Elementary All-Student Art Show at The Brinton Museum will open Thursday.

A reception will be held by the BHE Home and School Association on Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

All members of the community are invited to this free event.

The show will run through March 30 with no admission charged.

For more information call the school at 672-3497 or the museum at 672-3173.

The museum is located at 239 Brinton Road, Big Horn.

The Blue Dog Blues concert @ Powder River Community Center in Arvada
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm

The Arvada Elementary students will host a concert tomorrow at the Powder River Community Center in Arvada. Commencing at 7 p.m. the students will present “The Blue Dog Blues.” the concert aligns with a “Blue Dog” project they have been working on in art class. The community center is located in the old school at 5 Upper Powder River Road. For more information call Elisa Olson at 758-4411 extension 107.

Mar
22
Sat
“Behind the Scenes Saturday” and “Tidbit Saturday” @ Sheridan County Museum
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Sheridan County Museum will present “Behind the Scenes Saturday” and “Tidbit Saturday” this weekend.

This free event is open to all with no reservations required.

The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday 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.

Tidbit, the SCM Mouse, can be found in each exhibit at the museum and likes to share fun tales and treasures of Sheridan County’s history and children ages 5 to 10 are invited to attend with their parent or guardian for a variety of activities.

The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle, off of the Fifth Street exit of Interstate 90.

For more information call 675-1150.

Mar
24
Mon
Board of County Commissioners staff meeting @ Second floor Commissioner’s Library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Monday 9 a.m. Second floor Commissioner’s Library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Staff reports • Adjourn

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