Category Archives: Local News

Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

SHERIDAN — Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. This means area residents need to turn their clocks back one hour before heading to bed Saturday night. The annual tradition signals the official start of shorter days heading into the winter season. In addition to setting your clocks back, Sheridan Fire-Rescue staff recommend changing… Continue Reading

Story Historical Society to meet Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Story Historical Society will gather Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Story Woman’s Club. Cookies and coffee will be served. The event is free and open to the public. The meeting will feature a presentation on the Trabings Brother history in Wyoming. The Trabing store was the first store in Johnson County.… Continue Reading

Reports — Nov. 2, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • Activated fire alarm, 3000 block Coffeen Avenue, 8:04 p.m.   GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Tuesday • No calls reported.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday • No reports available.   SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Tuesday • No admissions or dismissals reported.   SHERIDAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Information in the police reports is taken from… Continue Reading

Hearty comfort food

Sometimes it is just having the right thing to eat at the right time that soothes the soul and allows us to slow down and rest our tired minds. And sometimes the right thing to eat is a simple soup or stew that you’ve made a day or two before. This recipe fits the bill… Continue Reading

Product size woes irk price-matching shopper

“Dear Jill, I have noticed something strange at the supercenter store near me. They seem to have different size products than my local supermarkets do. Last week the supermarket had 46.5-ounce laundry detergent on sale for $2.99. I had a $1 coupon and went there, but they were sold out and would not do a… Continue Reading

Homegrown: Living a country life

Homegrown: Living a country life

Editor’s note: This is part three of a portrait series highlighting families in the community. Earlier this year, Sheridan Press photographer Justin Sheely started the project, asking local families several questions: How has having children for the first time changed their lives? What are the challenges they face? What advice would they offer to new parents… Continue Reading

Wyo. ranks high on NAEP science scores

SHERIDAN — On Friday, the Wyoming Department of Education released the results from the 2015 National Assessment of Education Progress, also referred to as the Nation’s Report Card. The results indicate that Wyoming’s fourth- and eighth-grade students are higher achieving in science than most other states.  Wyoming’s fourth-grade students scored a 161 and eighth-grade students… Continue Reading

PRBRC dinner on Saturday to feature Pete Simpson

SHERIDAN — The Powder River Basin Resource Council will host its 44th annual meeting Saturday, featuring Wyoming native, Pete Simpson, as the keynote speaker. Simpson’s talk, titled, “Working Together for Wyoming’s Future,” is aimed at addressing nonrenewable energy problems Wyoming faces, with a goal of generating ideas for fresh solutions. Powder River board member Gillian… Continue Reading

Lindly steps in as juvenile justice administrator

Lindly steps in as juvenile justice administrator

SHERIDAN — A familiar face stepped into the role of juvenile justice administrator recently, and he is eager to continue the collaborative work already being done in Sheridan. Dan Lindly has been a resident of Sheridan for around 25 years and employed at the justice office for 13 years. Before stepping into the role of… Continue Reading

Black Mountain Nordic Club to host open house

SHERIDAN — The Black Mountain Nordic Club will host an open house on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Barn in Big Horn. The event will include lunch and a lecture about the Sibley and Cutler cross-country ski trails, hut expansion and upcoming special events. For more information, contact blkmtnnordic@gmail.com or 763-6015.… Continue Reading

Senior Center organizes antique show, tell

SHERIDAN — The Senior Center will host “Antique Show and Tell” on Friday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. The preview items will begin at 12:30 p.m. with general viewing at 1 p.m. Individuals are limited to one item per person to show. There is no charge to participate or to attend. For more information contact Jane Perkins… Continue Reading

Erth’s Dinosaurs Zoo Live to perform at WYO Theater

SHERIDAN — Erth’s Dinosaurs Zoo Live will perform Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the WYO Theater. The performance will guide audiences on a breathtaking tour through prehistoric Australia. Where audience members can observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of life-like dinosaurs and other creatures. Tickets for the performance cost $21 for adults, $18.50… Continue Reading

BUSTING STEREOTYPES: Tattoo artist finds solace in tattooing

BUSTING STEREOTYPES: Tattoo artist finds solace in tattooing

SHERIDAN — When you shake hands with Matthew Campbell for the first time, you’ll likely make a quick judgment about him.  At first, you will see a man covered from head to toe with tattoos; artwork covering his face, head and most of his arms. Many people draw conclusions about him that reflect negative stereotypes.… Continue Reading

WYO expansion project to begin in ‘17

WYO expansion project to begin in ‘17

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will soon begin phase two of its expansion, which will bring the Hallmark building up to date as well as provide additional space to the theater. WYO Theater Executive Director Erin Butler said with the addition of the Hallmark building, the theater will be able to expand its backstage and… Continue Reading

Open Studios show and sale this weekend

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Open Studios fall show and sale will take place Friday from 4-7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The 14th annual show and sale will include 15 artists at several locations. Locations and participating artists for the show and sale are:… Continue Reading

SC to host ‘Kang Ding Love Song’ Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will host a presentation on “Kang Ding Love Song: An East-West Collaboration for Jazz Orchestra,” on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the arts center concert hall. Dr. Eric Richards, Sheridan College’s director of bands and jazz studies, will discuss the compositional process behind the piece,… Continue Reading

Newton to present at Archaeological Society

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. The meeting is free and open to the public. Dinner can be ordered from the menu but is not required to attend. At 7 p.m., Cody Newton with SWCA Environmental Consultants will give… Continue Reading

Reports — Oct. 31, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Friday • Activate fire alarm, 1000 block Long Drive, 8:42 a.m. • Structure fire, 100 block Murphy Gulch Road, 5:25 p.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 400 block North Jefferson Street, 9:38 p.m. Saturday • Patient transfer, 1500 block Sugarland Drive, 10:43 a.m. • Motor vehicle accident, 1200 block Big Horn Avenue, 4:29… Continue Reading

Verismo Trio to perform Nov. 4 at SC

SHERIDAN — The Verismo Trio will perform on Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College. The trio was founded in 2010 after active performers and recording artists Nicole Riner, who plays the flute, Scott Turpen on the saxophone and Theresa Bogard, who plays the piano, spent a… Continue Reading

Halloween candy buy-back set for Nov. 2

SHERIDAN — The Halloween candy buy-back will take place Nov. 2 from 3-5 p.m. at Bighorn Pediatric Dentistry. Participants are encouraged to bring in extra Halloween candy that will then be bought back for $1 per pound with a maximum of five pounds. The candy will be sent to Operation Gratitude, an operation that will… Continue Reading

Senior Center to host open house

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a ribbon cutting and open house for its new Day Break facility on Nov. 7. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. with an open house scheduled for 1-3 p.m. The public is invited to both events to see the new facility. Members of… Continue Reading

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