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Mar
11
Wed
Chamber of Commerce luncheon @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Mar 11 @ 11:30 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce luncheon set for Wednesday, March 11, will feature a recap of the 63rd legislative session that is wrapping up in Cheyenne this week.

The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center.

Local legislators will share issues and accomplishments that arose during the legislative session that could affect local businesses.

The luncheon is open to the public. The cost for the buffet lunch is $15.

For additional information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

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
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.

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
25
Tue
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
21
Mon
UW’s outreach for presidential search
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Members of the University of Wyoming community and people around Wyoming have an opportunity to voice their desired qualifications and characteristics for a new UW president.

Presidential search listening sessions are scheduled on the Laramie campus and at UW-Casper with video-conferencing connections to many Wyoming communities, including Sheridan. Input gathered from the meetings will help guide the selection committee as they consider candidates.

A statewide outreach meeting, originating in Casper, will be broadcast through UW’s Outreach Video Network Monday from 5-6:30 p.m. Members of the community interested in participating can connect to the network at Sheridan College in the Watt Building, room 132.

Written comments are also currently being accepted via email at uw.presidential.search@uwyo.edu. For more information about the presidential search, see www.uwyo.edu/presidentsearch. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Sep
22
Tue
Mental health summit @ Elks Lodge
Sep 22 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

The Sheridan VA Medical Center has organized a mental health summit to bring together key stakeholders in the community with two goals: enhancing access to mental health services and addressing the mental health care needs of veterans and their family members residing in the Sheridan area. Led by mental health professionals.

SCHEDULE:
8:30-9:00 a.m. – registration
9-9:30 a.m. – welcome and description of the VA’s current services
9:30-10:30 a.m. – three breakout discussion sessions: 10 elements of recovery, mental health inpatient needs, homeless challenge
10:45-11:45 a.m. – three breakout discussions: caregiver/family support, Indian health services, homeless challenge
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. – lunch on your own, poster sessions
1:15-1:30 p.m. – plenary session and housekeeping items
1:30-3 p.m. – summary of sessions, discussion
3-3:30 p.m. – closing remarks and future direction

Anyone interested in mental health issues in our community is invited to attend part or all of the summit sessions, at no cost. For more information, call Michael Berghofer at 672-3473.

American Legion Auxiliary to host public luncheon @ Country Kitchen
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm

The American Legion Auxiliary will host a public luncheon to introduce its new department president.

Rebecca Allred will serve as the Department of Wyoming American Legion Auxiliary president for the 2015-16 year.

Allred joined the auxiliary sponsored by her husband, Sherman Allred, a veteran of the Vietnam era. She has served as Marion Tanner Unit 29 president, two-time District 4 president and held the department offices of chaplain and vice president/membership chairman. In 2001, she received the American Legion Educator of the Year award for Wyoming.

The meet and greet luncheon will be held at the Country Kitchen at noon on Tuesday.

It is free to attend and lunch can be purchased off the menu. All members of the public are welcome.

For more information, see wylegionaux.org.

Community meeting in Big Horn @ Big Horn High School
Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sheridan County is hosting a community meeting to discuss issues that may be of interest to residents living in and around the community of Big Horn.

These issues include street and road maintenance, storm drainage and flood plains and service and improvement districts. Sheridan County commissioners, County Attorney Matt Redle and county public works staff will be on hand to answer questions and discuss issues of interest to the residents of the area.

The meeting will be held in the Big Horn High School auditorium Tuesday from 5:30- 7:30 p.m.

For more information, or if you have something you would like addressed but won’t be able to attend the meeting, call the public works office at 674-2920 or the commissioners’ office at 674-2900. Big Horn High School is located at 333 Highway 335 in Big Horn.

Kickoff for study circles on dementia @ Sheridan College
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm

The Center for a Vital Community is organizing study circles on dementia beginning with a kickoff Tuesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Everyone is invited to be part of the community conversation to create a dementia friendly community that will include education, resources and support for those living with dementia and their care partners.

A community that is informed, safe, respectful and supportive is a place where those living with dementia can continue to live meaningful lives, study circle organizers said.

The kickoff will be held at the Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College on Tuesday.

The study circles will meet weekly for two hours from Sept. 28 through Oct. 31.

An action forum will then close out the effort on Nov. 4 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA.

For more information, contact the CVC at 674-6446, ext. 4203.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Oct
10
Sat
Biketoberfest @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is gearing up for its annual Biketoberfest event, set for Oct. 10 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will feature a four-mile fun run/walk, seven-mile trail run or 15-mile mountain bike race.

This year’s event will be a morning and afternoon event, with fun kids activities, Dominos pizza and beer from the Black Tooth Brewing Company to follow the races.

Fees are $30 for the four-mile race and $35 for either of the other two races until Oct. 3.

For additional information on the event or to see race course information, see sheridanclt.org.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Rosary crusade @ Main Street, Sheridan
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm

 A public square rosary crusade will take place at noon Saturday at the corner of Main and Burkitt streets.

Organizers encourage local residents to attend and pray the rosary. The purpose of the event is to ask for God’s blessings on the nation to help solve the country’s moral and financial problems.

An estimated 12,000 similar rallies will take place across the country on Saturday.

For additional information, contact Holy Name Catholic Church at 672-2848.

Oct
15
Thu
SHS pep rally to take place downtown Thursday @ Grinnell Plaza
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Looking for a way to show your Bronc spirit? Join fans for a Sheridan High School pep rally on Grinnell Plaza on Thursday.

From 7-8 p.m., the whole community is invited to join in the fun.

Attendees will get to meet the Bronc and Lady Bronc teams and watch the burning of the bronc head.

Activities and food vendors will be available as well.

For additional information, contact Tyson Emborg at 672-2495, ext. 3228.

Oct
20
Tue
American Legion Auxiliary meeting @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The American Legion Auxiliary will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The group will gather in the Inner Circle. Local students who participated in Girls State will share their experiences regarding last year’s event.

The event is open to the public.

For additional information, contact Jean Arzy at 672-3623.

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Oct
31
Sat
Powder River Basin Resource Council meeting, dinner @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Oct 31 @ 3:45 pm

SHERIDAN — The Powder River Basin Resource Council will conduct its annual meeting and dinner Oct. 31 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan.

At 3:45 p.m., Sheridan attorney Tom Toner will discuss land and mineral owners’ rights in the oil and gas bust.

A social hour, music, live and silent auctions and a 50/50 raffle will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Dinner will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature keynote speaker Andrew Nikiforuk. The award-winning Canadian journalist will present “Citizens’ Rights, Government Accountability and Big Oil.”

The cost to attend is $35 for PRBRC members and $45 for nonmembers.

Reservations should be made by Friday.

For additional information or to RSVP, call 672-5809 or see powderriverbasin.org.

Nov
2
Mon
Republican Women of Sheridan County @ Frackelton's
Nov 2 @ 11:30 am

SHERIDAN — The Republican Women of Sheridan County will conduct the final meeting of 2015 on Monday.

At 11:30 a.m., the group will meet at Frackelton’s. The event is open to the public.

Outgoing President Carla Klopfenstein will present slides from the national convention and highlight her four years as president.

The election of officers for 2016-2017 will also be held.

The cost of the lunch is $18.

For additional information, contact Klopfenstein at 763-2672.

Frackelton’s is located at 55 N. Main St.

Nov
4
Wed
Community action forum on dementia @ Sheridan County YMCA
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A community action forum regarding local efforts to create dementia-friendly communities will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.

The event will be held at the Sheridan County YMCA.

It is a culmination of five weeks of community study circles on creating dementia-friendly communities. The kickoff meeting was held in September.

The event Wednesday will focus on the action steps developed by the study circles.

For additional information, call the Center for a Vital Community at 674-6446, ext. 4203.

The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Mar
14
Mon
Big game hunt area season setting @ Wyoming Game and Fish Department regional office
Mar 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are encouraging hunters who pursue big game in the hunt areas around Sheridan to attend a season setting open house Monday from 4-7 p.m. at the Game and Fish Regional Office.

“We are proposing some significant changes to the hunting season structure for deer and elk in some hunt areas, particularly those areas west of Sheridan,” WGFD wildlife biologist Tim Thomas said. “The open house on March 14 provides an opportunity for hunters and the public to learn about local wildlife populations, ask questions and visit with local Game and Fish biologists and game wardens about the proposed upcoming hunting seasons.  We really encourage sportsmen to take advantage of this open house to provide input.”

The following changes are being considered:

• Areas 24 deer: To reduce regulation complexity, WGFD proposes closing the general license deer season on Nov. 30 with no extension into December. Antlerless deer harvest in December will only be on Type 6 and Type 8 doe/fawn licenses.

• Area 25 deer: Consider options for changing the deer season, with potential changes starting in 2017.

• Area 27 deer: WGFD proposes changing the general license deer season during October from “any deer” to “antlered mule deer or any white-tailed deer.” WGFD also proposes closing the general license deer season Nov. 30 with no extension into December. Antlerless white-tailed deer harvest in December will only be on Type 8 licenses.

• Area 37 elk: WGFD proposes eliminating the Type 6 September early cow elk season on national forest north of Wolf Creek Trail. This season is no longer meeting objectives. Cow elk hunting would still be allowed off national forest in September. Additionally, WGFD proposes closing the Area 37 Elk Type 6 season Nov. 30.

• Implement an Area 37 Elk Type 7 cow/calf season Dec. 1–31 off national forest. This season is intended to address damage issues on private lands with a limited number of hunters. This license type and season structure will be closely monitored to see if it addresses our goals.

Area 38 elk: Due to high elk numbers observed this year, WGFD proposes the Area 38 Type 4 license be valid in the entire area during the whole season. WGFD will likely return to the traditional restriction on this license type in subsequent years.

If you are unable to attend the open house, written comments may also be mailed to:  Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Attn: Regulations, 3030 Energy Lane, Casper, WY 82604. Individuals may also provide comments by going online at: wgfd.wyo.gov and clicking on “Get Involved” and the “Public Meetings” tab. All written comments must be received by 5 p.m. March 25 and are provided to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission and field personnel for review.

Mar
15
Tue
ATV lodge connector meeting @ Tongue Ranger District Office
Mar 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Public meeting to provide an update on the proposed Lodge ATV Connector Trail project, to connect the lodges in the northern Bighorn Mountains.

District ranger Amy Ormseth will recount the history of the project, share input from the fall 2015 public comment period, and describe alternate routes the agency has considered for motorized recreation opportunities in the Burgess Junction area.

More information about the project is available online at www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project+45472. 

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