From staff reports SHERIDAN— Sheridan County is launching a county-wide contest to design a new logo that represents the county in a unique and identifying way. Submissions will be accepted through Thursday, Aug. 7. The County Commission will select up to 10 semi-finalists to be presented to the public for voting. Finalists will each receive $50 in Chamber Bucks, and the contest winner will receive $250 in Chamber Bucks.
From staff reports
SHERIDAN¬— The first annual Antelope Butte Summer Festival will be held at Antelope Butte in the Big Horn Mountains on Saturday. The festival will feature 5K, 10K, 25K, and 50K trail runs, a duathalon run and bike, and short, medium, and bench mountain bike races. There will also be food, live music, and camping. Please log onto www.antelopebuttefoundation.org to pre-register.
SHERIDAN— This Saturday, Landon’s Greenhouse invites the public to attend a free self-guided garden tour from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Landon’s Greenhouse has chosen eight finalists from the 2014 entries and they are looking for votes for the ‘People’s Choice’ winners in each category.
You can vote one of three ways: come into the store and let us know your choices, call them at 672-8340, or comment on their Facebook page with your vote.
More information can be found online, at www.landonsgreenhouse.com.
SHERIDAN— The annual Museum Day is on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 909 W. Ramshorn St., Dubois. Museum Day is sponsored by the Dubois Museum and the Dubois Museum Association and features children’s games, historic cabin tours, a quick draw and silent auction, live entertainment, and crafts and demonstrations.
From staff reports
SHERIDAN¬— The Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus is having their second summer lecture Saturday from 1-3 p.m. The lecture will focus on edible plants of the Bighorn Mountains, presented by Bob Krumm, and Kent and Mark Andersen. You do not have to sign up to attend, but please come early and bring a lunch. For more information please call Julie Davidson at 674-6446 extension 8350.
SHERIDAN— The Brinton Museum in Big Horn will have a guest speaker on Saturday to accompany their “Flora and Fauna” fine arts exhibit. Guest curator and former president of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Elaine O. Henry will give a gallery talk at 3 p.m. The Brinton Museum is located on 239 Brinton Rd., in Big Horn. Fior more information, please contact Ken Schuster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHERIDAN— The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will meet at the Elks Lodge Sunday from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Live entertainment by Mountain Rose. Come for a good time and great music.
SHERIDAN— The Sagebrush Community Art Center is hosting a kids summer art camp for ages 8-12 from July 21-24 from 1-5 p.m. each day. There will be an acrylic painting class, jewelry making, ceramic painting, watercolor painting, and a picture frame making class. Registration is due by July 16, and each class costs $35. For more information please call 674-1970 or email Sage3@questoffice.net
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Police Department, the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Health will present a free TIPS Training on July 22. From 8-10:30 a.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. beverage service training for concessions will be offered at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. “Training for Intervention Procedures” is an internationally recognized alcohol awareness education program that includes subjects such as retail programs, college students and adult consumers. To register call the chamber at 672-2485. To schedule additional trainings call Chad Lobdell at 655-8263 or email email@example.com. The chamber is located at 171 N. Main St. #D.
SHERIDAN — The next offering of the “Tidbit Tuesday” educational program at the Sheridan County Museum will be held next week. The program gives children and their families an opportunity to explore history together from 10 a.m. to noon every other Tuesday throughout the summer. The events are free and open to all but space is limited to 24 children so pre-registration is requested. Subsequent activities will be on Aug. 5 and Aug. 19. For more information or to register call 675-1150. The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.
Sheridan County Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board meeting 5:30 p.m., Tuesday 41 West Whitney Agenda • Meeting called to order • Approval of the agenda • Approval of the June 24, 2014 minutes • Approval of the vouchers for payment • Financial report • Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board Staff Reports 1. Juvenile probation report 2. Truancy probation report 3. Diversion report 4. Milestones Youth Home 5. Administrator report • Old business: 1. Computer contract • New business: 1. Public hearing 2. Audit 3. City of Sheridan One-Cent Funding agreement
Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board budget meeting
7 p.m., July 22
Lucile Alley meeting room, Dayton Town Hall, Dayton.
• Fiscal year 2015 estimated revenues
• Intergovernmental support (towns, county, school district) $31,000
• Matching Donations (county, individuals) $8,000
1. Total revenues $39,000
• Fiscal year 2015 estimated expenditures
• Operational expenditures $25,300
1. Total expenditures $25,300
Detailed copies of the proposed budget may be obtained by contacting the Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board PO Box 352, Dayton, and Wyoming 82836.
Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board meeting agenda 7 p.m., Tuesday Lucille Alley room Dayton Town Hall 608 Broadway St. • Call to order • Budget hearing and review and approval of minutes of June 4, 2014 meeting • Approval of agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Old business 1. Request for proposal, stage 1 2. Contributors and thank you letters 3. Next steps for pipeline planning • New business 1. Financial status update 2. Schedule meeting with the WPA 3. Meeting with USDA 4. Call with SLIB to review application requirements for October award • Public communique • Adjournment
SHERIDAN — The next Concert in the Park will be held Tuesday featuring the Sheridan Concert Band. From 7:30-9 p.m. in the Kendrick Park Bandshell, band members from all around Sheridan will perform a concert. The concert is free and open to all members of the community. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Food concessions will be available. For more information on the concert call David Kuzara at 751-7960.
SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Office of Tourism will host the next event in a series of events called “Wyoming Wednesdays.” Informative and interpretive programs about Sheridan are being offered at 10 a.m. most Wednesdays throughout July at the Wyoming Welcome Center. At this week’s event, John Woodward, director of the Sheridan County Museum, will share information about the historic mining towns north of Sheridan. The events are free and open to everyone. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic lunches and stay and enjoy the Visitor’s Center before or after each program. The center is located off of Interstate 90 on the Fifth Street exit. For more information call 673-7120.
SHERIDAN — EMIT Technologies, the Recreation District and the Wellness Council have partnered to present ParkFit 2014. Every Wednesday throughout the summer from 12:10-12:50 p.m. a free fitness class will be offered at one of the local parks. The next session will be yoga by Kula Space Wednesday at Marshall Park. A full schedule of ParkFit events can be seen at www.wellnesscouncilsc.org. All members of the community are invited to these free events.
SHERIDAN — For the next event in a series of outings celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the 30th anniversary of the Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1984, the Wyoming Wilderness Association will host a hike up Crystal Creek in the Gros Ventre Wilderness on July 24 to view nature at work. This includes an interpretive hike with Tim Farris as he explains backcountry trail maintenance. Hikers will learn how the Forest Service manages challenges in its trail maintenance program. The hike is approximately 9 miles round-trip. For more information or to register call the WWA at 672-2751 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHERIDAN — The annual Sheridan Farmers Market will commence Thursday at Grinnell Plaza. From 5-7 p.m. weekly on Thursdays vendors will sell produce, arts and crafts and more as live music, children’s activities, demonstrations and nonprofit booths are hosted. Attendance is free for customers and vendor booths are available to rent. This week features Mick Johnson Acoustic and youth activities. For more information or to sign up as a vendor call Bonnie Gregory at the Downtown Sheridan Association 672-8881 or see www.downtownsheridan.org.
SHERIDAN — In celebration of their fourth anniversary, the Kula Space will host “Flavor of the Week,” a weekly free class on Thursdays this summer at 5:30 p.m. Some of the free classes will request optional donations to support a local cause and suggestions of local causes to support are welcome. This week’s class will be yoga with Erin Scherry on Thursday. For more information or to nominate a cause to promote contact Michele Fritz or Evelyn Ferrante at email@example.com. The studio is located in Journeys Center of Wellbeing at 37 S. Main St.
SHERIDAN— Habitat for Humanity presents “On the Foundation”, an evening of one-act plays, music, dessert, wine and beer 7 p.m. this Thursday at 1774 Poplar Trail. Tickets are $40, available at Sheridan Stationery, and all proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.
Casting for Recovery, a two and a half day free retreat awarded to 14 women of Wyoming who are breast cancer survivors, will be held July 25-27. The fourth annual event includes fly-fishing instruction, breast cancer information and other tools for healing and socializing, including a psycho-social therapist, a health care professional and river helpers. The services are provided at no cost to the participants thanks to donations from individuals and businesses as well as grants from the Wyoming Community Foundation, Wyoming Affiliate of Susan G. Komen and the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole. The organization is currently seeking residents to apply for the 2014 retreat, which will be held in Dubois at the Absaroka Ranch. For more information about the program or to apply see castingforrecovery.org or call 888-553-3500. The deadline for applications is May 16. Space is limited to 14 participants who will be chosen at random.
SHERIDAN— The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Sheridan Workforce Center, and the Sheridan Veterans Administration are partnering to host their second annual job fair on Friday. From 2 p.m. until 4 p.m., the Sheridan VA Medical Center auditorium will open its doors to veterans only, but then starting at 4 p.m., they will open their doors to public job seekers. There will be over 20 employers from all career fields and participants are encouraged to dress for an interview and bring resumes. For more information call 672-9775.
AYTON—The 38th annual Dayton Days will be held Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26, in Dayton. Friday’s events include the Cow Pie Classic golf tournament and the pet parade, movie, and talent show in the park. Saturday’s events include the pancake breakfast, mile race, and the parade at 10 a.m. If you would like to register for the parade, please fill out a parade registration and return it to Town Hall, PO box 100, Dayton, WY 82836. For additional information contact Dayton Town Hall at 655-2217, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHERIDAN— Join the Sheridan Wesleyan Church and Vertical Church for family movies in the park Friday at dusk in Kendrick Park. Each film is a surprise but is appropriate for all ages. For more information please call 763-7320.
SHERIDAN — For the next event in a series of outings celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the 30th anniversary of the Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1984, the Wyoming Wilderness Association will host a gradual climb to the top of Brooks Mountain. A moderate to strenuous hike, it leads to a breathtaking drop-off overlooking Brooks Lake and the DuNoir valley, with views of the Tetons. Bring a picnic lunch and spend time discussing the anniversary of wilderness areas The walk will be approximately eight miles roundtrip. For more information or to register call the WWA at 672-2751 or email email@example.com.