Category Archives: Local News

Wind, jazz ensembles to offer free concert Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Department of Music will present the Sheridan Wind Ensemble and the Sheridan Jazz Ensemble in a free concert on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Sheridan High School auditorium. The spring concert will be under the direction of Dr. Eric Richards, Sheridan College’s new director of Bands and Jazz Studies.… Continue Reading

HISTORY  LESSONS: SJHS reenacts women’s rights events

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Junior High School eighth-graders spent part of the week reenacting the events that sparked an important string of events in U.S. history. Held July 19–20, 1848, in Rochester, New York, Quaker activists met to discuss the important issues and questions of the day. Chief among them was women’s rights. Nora Craft, an… Continue Reading

SHS students participate in mock election

SHERIDAN — During this election year, Sheridan High School government students continued the tradition of participating in a mock election for choosing the next president of the United States with the populous of future voters. The mock election was held with the Wyoming Republican caucus on March 1 in mind as students cast their votes,… Continue Reading

Cloud Peak Raceway to hold national Sprintcar event in June

SHERIDAN — Sheridan dirt-track racing will soon take its place on the national stage. Cloud Peak Raceway, formerly known as Sheridan Speedway, will host one of the biggest events in sprint-car racing, as the 2016 Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour will make a stop in Sheridan for the first time. The event, which will be… Continue Reading

Agendas — March 5, 2016

Dayton Planning Committee 7 p.m. Tuesday Dayton Town Hall • Call to order • Approval of agenda A. Additions B. Deletions • Approval of minutes • Announcements/correspondence • Old business update A. Continue to review the draft copy of the Community Development Plan B. Discuss the community survey C. Planning Committee comments/requests for future agenda… Continue Reading

Chamber welcomes new business owner

Chamber welcomes new business owner

Sheridan County Chamber Ambassadors recently welcomed Sheridan Antiques owner Tom Stedtnitz as both a new business and a new Chamber member. Pictured, from left, are Ambassadors Mike Nickel, Katie Culver, Stella Montano, and Bob De Fries; Sheridan Antiques owner Tom Stedtnitz; Ambassadors Scott Barten, Neel Dhodapkar, Mary Kay Liggett and Jodi Bourne. Continue Reading

Home and Garden Show set for March 11-13 at Holiday Inn

SHERIDAN — The 2016 Home and Garden Show is set for March 11-13 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. The Big Horn Home Builders Association will present the show, which is expected to include more than 60 exhibitors and vendors, special activities and drawings. Admission to the show is free. For additional information, contact Gini… Continue Reading

Senior Center breaks ground on Day Break expansion project

Senior Center breaks ground on Day Break expansion project

SHERIDAN — Construction of a new facility at the Sheridan Senior Center that will support respite for caregivers began Thursday with a groundbreaking ceremony. Staff, clients, board members, Mayor John Heath and other city officials attended. Carmen Rideout, executive director of the Senior Center, spoke about the role the center’s Day Break program — which… Continue Reading

Man pleads not guilty to felony pot charges

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man entered a not guilty plea to two drug charges in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday. Robert Schutte is charged with intent to deliver a controlled substance — marijuana — and delivery of a controlled substance — marijuana. He was originally only charged with intent to deliver, but the charges were… Continue Reading

SHS senior chosen as Star of the West semifinalist

SHERIDAN — Four-time Wyoming state tennis champion Julia Fenn was searching through the list of monthly scholarships that circulates throughout Sheridan High School and found one that piqued her interest. The Rising Star of the West scholarship from KEVN Black Hills Fox News in Rapid City, South Dakota, required applicants to record a 30-second to… Continue Reading

SC to host science lecture on fish restoration

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery will present a discussion on native fish restoration as part of its Science Lecture Series on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the SC Science Museum/Mohns Center. The presentation, “Native fish restoration in Lower Clear Creek: Kendrick Dam, a fish bypass channel and success,” is free and open… Continue Reading

4-H organizing family dance for March 11

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County 4-H junior leaders invite members of the community to kick up their heels at a family dance March 11 from 7-10 p.m. The event is meant for kids, but people of all ages are welcome. A deejay will provide the music for the event, which will also feature lemonade and concessions.… Continue Reading

Chamber luncheon to focus on legislative session

SHERIDAN — The March Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce luncheon will take place Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center. The monthly luncheon will feature a buffet lunch, a brief business meeting and a featured program. The program this month will focus on a recap of the 63rd Wyoming… Continue Reading

Cheerleaders to perform at Golden Dome Sunday

SHERIDAN — Local cheerleaders will participate in the state Spirit Competition in Casper next week. But to get ready for the contest, they’ll perform their routine for a local audience. On Sunday, from 3-5 p.m., local cheerleaders will perform the routines in a dress rehearsal. During the event, the girls will also continue to mark… Continue Reading

Albany County attorney agrees to review Redle case

SHERIDAN — Nearly two months after information regarding potential charges against Sheridan County Attorney Matt Redle surfaced, an attorney has been found to review the case. Sheridan County Administrative Director Renee Obermueller said local officials asked the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office, the Johnson County Attorney’s Office and Weston County Attorney’s office before reaching out to… Continue Reading

FFA students show their stuff at Border Wars competition

FFA students show their stuff at Border Wars competition

SHERIDAN — High school students from Wyoming and Montana went toe to toe at Sheridan College Tuesday, showing off knowledge of horse breeds, agricultural business acumen and everything in between. The 149 students who spent the day at Sheridan College for the 14th annual FFA “Border Wars” event hailed from as far south as Cheyenne… Continue Reading

Small towns monitoring potential funding from state

SHERIDAN — Small Sheridan County communities are preparing for impact as legislators work to reach a compromise on legislation to fund Wyoming’s cities and towns,. House Bill 51, which as currently amended provides $105 million to municipalities and counties, is locked up in conference committee. Legislators have until the end of the day Friday —… Continue Reading

Poetry Out Loud contest set for Monday

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Arts Council hosts the state Poetry Out Loud competition on Monday at 7 p.m. at the historic Atlas Theatre in Cheyenne. Awards will be announced at a ceremony on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the lobby of the Barrett Building. The public is invited to attend both events. Poetry Out Loud… Continue Reading

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