Category Archives: Local Business News

Mountain View gets accreditation, new location

Mountain View gets accreditation, new location

SHERIDAN — While gearing up to move to a new facility on Sheridan Avenue, Mountain View Veterinary Hospital was reaccredited earlier this month through the American Animal Hospital Association. Hanna Mudder, the Mountain View Veterinary Hospital practice manager, said the new space will give animals more space to heal. “We kind of outgrew this place… Continue Reading

Phillips retirement allows Oman to take reins at State Farm

SHERIDAN — For Jon Oman working in the insurance industry isn’t just a job. “It’s a career,” he said. As a third-generation insurance agent, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather with State Farm, Oman said working with people to make sure their things are protected is important to him. “We’re pretty committed… Continue Reading

Fly Shop of the Bighorns to host demo, social

SHERIDAN — The Fly Shop of the Bighorns will host a fly tying demonstration Saturday. Alex Lafkas and Chad Johnson will offer fly tying and streamer fishing presentations. They’ll be tying “Big Bugs,” Large Trout and Pike/Muskie patterns. The store will also feature a wader revive and buy back program both Friday and Saturday. Attend… Continue Reading

Landon’s workshops to feature herbs, houseplants

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host two workshops Saturday. The first workshop, beginning at 10 a.m., will feature Courtney Kaplan of Piney Creek Pottery and Magpie Potions. Kaplan will discuss medicinal herbs. At 1 p.m., Donald Legerski will discuss how to grow and maintain lush houseplants. Both workshops are free and open to… Continue Reading

Local Business Briefs — Sept. 29, 2015

Landon’s to host weekend workshops SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host three workshops Saturday. At 10 a.m., Courtney Kaplan of Piney Creek Pottery and Magpie Potions will present a workshop on medicinal herbs. At 1 p.m., attendees can learn about fall bulbs — what they are, where to put them, along with when and… Continue Reading

Landon’s to host fall workshops

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will offer two workshops Saturday. At 10 a.m., guests from Sheridan’s African Violet Society will teach the ins and outs and secrets for success with one of the most popular blooming houseplants. At 1 p.m., presenters will discuss different sprinkler systems and how to install them. The workshops are… Continue Reading

Edge Exteriors joins business incubator

Edge Exteriors joins business incubator

SHERIDAN — Randal and Matt Huckeba have spent years perfecting their business, and now, they feel it’s time to take it to the next level. Edge Exteriors is the newest addition to the Wyoming Technology Business Center business incubator located in Sheridan. Using nearly 25 years of experience in the siding business, the Huckebas have… Continue Reading

Community celebrates completion of Lewis Street Bridge project

Community leaders and those involved in the project helped to celebrate the completion of the Lewis Street Bridge reconstruction project recently. Pictured, from left, are Chamber ambassador Yvonne Swanson, Sheridan County Commissioner Terry Cram, Wyoming Department of Transportation representative Mark Gillette, Sheridan Mayor John Heath, Emma Hubert, Meg Hubert and Jack Hubert, Sheridan City Councilor… Continue Reading

SMH to host ‘Hospital Finance 101’ presentation Thursday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital will host “Hospital Finance 101” on Thursday. From 7:30-9 a.m. in the lower level cafeteria conference rooms A and B at SMH, hospital CEO Mike McCafferty will give a presentation on how the community hospital is funded. All members of the community are invited to attend this free event. Breakfast… Continue Reading

Landon’s to host free workshop Saturday

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host a free informative workshop on Saturday. “Putting the Perennials to Bed for Winter” will teach what to do to prepare your garden for the winter months. All members of the public are invited to attend this free event. For more information or to sign up, call 672-8340… Continue Reading

Holly Seed reaches the century mark in business

Holly Seed reaches the century mark in business

SHERIDAN — When Holly Seed moved into Sheridan in 1915, they were expanding rapidly. The company was then called Holly Sugar. They then expanded into Worland and Torrington, making a foothold in Wyoming communities. Now, more than 100 years after the company put down roots in this community, Holly Seed doesn’t do business in Sheridan.… Continue Reading

Flagstaff Cafe has new owners

Flagstaff Cafe has new owners

SHERIDAN — Mark Demple now manages the PO News & Flagstaff Cafe, after he and his wife, Janine, purchased the business Aug. 5. “This opportunity just kind of came out of nowhere; I didn’t expect it,” Mark Demple said. The Demples have been friends with the Flagstaff’s previous owners Chad and Karyn Franklin for years.… Continue Reading

Ballew joins staff at Wyoming Audiology

SHERIDAN — Shalyn Ballew has joined Wyoming Audiology in Sheridan. A Sheridan native and 1995 Sheridan High School graduate, Ballew is returning to Sheridan after receiving a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders and a master’s degree in audiology from the University of Northern Colorado, and a doctorate in audiology from the PCO School of Audiology… Continue Reading

Top employers in Sheridan County

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 2 employs the most people in the county, according to a survey done by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. Every year or two, the chamber asks local businesses the number of individuals they employ in order to compile the list. The list is released in the Chamber of… Continue Reading

Could dollar bills be eliminated?

SHERIDAN — U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and John McCain, R-Ariz., introduced legislation last week to phase out the $1 bill and have the currency replaced with dollar coins. State Sen. Mark Kinner, R-Sheridan, said it’s not a bad idea. Kinner works as market president of First Interstate Bank of Sheridan, where he has some… Continue Reading

ABF one-fifth of way to 1st fundraising goal

SHERIDAN — The Antelope Butte Foundation is one-fifth of the way to its monetary goal to make the first payment on the former ski area. That’s following the organization’s Antelope Butte Summer Festival, which raised around $17,000 last weekend. The Antelope Butte Foundation has a $305,000 goal to purchase the Antelope Butte Ski and Recreation… Continue Reading

Businesses moving to Main Street

Businesses moving to Main Street

SHERIDAN — In the height of the summer season, there are few places that are more happening than downtown Sheridan, and business owners have taken notice. The list of vacant downtown store fronts is diminishing. When a previous Sheridan Press story in January found that eight of the estimated 121 storefronts on Main Street located… Continue Reading

Local restaurants, bars gear up for a busy week

Local restaurants, bars gear up for a busy week

SHERIDAN — Monte Buckmaster has seen the WYO Rodeo only once in the past 25 years, but that’s not to say he isn’t a fan of the rodeo. “I got to see part of (the rodeo) a couple years ago, but I haven’t even considered going since then,” he said, letting out a tired laugh.… Continue Reading

Locals start streaming video service

SHERIDAN — The world of online movie and TV streaming has quickly turned into a billion-dollar business, and two Sheridan residents are looking to tap into that market with their own innovative product. Spencer Kuzara and Jacob Martin are the owners and creators of a new TV and movie streaming TV box called MovieNight, a… Continue Reading

Building a year-round destination

Building a year-round destination

SHERIDAN — Since the purchase and sale agreement with the U.S. Forest Service was signed on June 19, the representatives for the Antelope Butte Foundation have reiterated that 2015 is the “go year.” For the first time since the revitalization of the Antelope Butte Ski Area was conceptualized, the ABF is on a financial deadline… Continue Reading

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