Category Archives: Local News

Pet pictures with Santa on Dec. 3

SHERIDAN — Pets will be able to have their pictures taken with Santa on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Muddy Paw Prints Pet Supplies. The photos will be done by Shirley McPheeters of FFF Photography. Pictures with Santa will cost $10 apiece and proceeds will benefit the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter.… Continue Reading

‘Men’s Night Out’ set for Dec. 15

SHERIDAN — The Historic District Promotions Committee will host Men’s Night Out on Dec. 15 from 5-8 p.m. at participating businesses in downtown Sheridan. The deadline for businesses to sign up is Friday. The cost to participate is $50. Participants are encouraged to shop on Men’s Night between 5-8 p.m. for a chance to win a… Continue Reading

Reports — Nov. 29, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday • No calls reported.   GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Monday • No calls reported.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Monday • No reports available at press time.   SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Monday • No admissions or dismissals reported.   SHERIDAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Information in the police reports is taken from the SPD website.… Continue Reading

Public comment encouraged on Kendrick Park master plan draft

Public comment encouraged on Kendrick Park master plan draft

SHERIDAN – City of Sheridan Operations Superintendent Mathers Heuck presented a draft of the Kendrick Park master plan to City Council on Nov. 21 in hopes of raising awareness to citizens of the opportunity to interact with and suggest edits for the draft. “The purpose is getting the community involved,” Heuck said during his presentation… Continue Reading

Statewide, county unemployment rates stabilize

SHERIDAN — According to recent data released by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research and Planning Division, unemployment rates in Sheridan County and in the state are beginning to stabilize.  Sheridan County’s unemployment rate for the month of October sits at 3.8 percent, which is only 0.1 percent higher than 2015’s rate. Rates from September… Continue Reading

Pop-up Shop, Bought Beautifully unite with downtown location

Pop-up Shop, Bought Beautifully unite with downtown location

SHERIDAN — Two become one this holiday season as The Holiday Pop-up Shop and Bought Beautifully team up in Sheridan. Through December, the two stores will have a physical presence for holiday shoppers to enjoy in downtown Sheridan. The space, which is directly next to and owned by the Centennial Theatre, had previously been rented… Continue Reading

Community Holiday Dinner free to public

SHERIDAN — The Community Holiday Dinner will take place on Dec. 4 from 4-7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. The event is in its 26th year and is free to the public, however, attendees need to get a ticket in advance. For more information and to receive a ticket, contact the Sheridan County Chamber of… Continue Reading

Senior Center to present ‘Magic of Christmas’ shows

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Aires Choir will present “The Magic of Christmas” concert Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and Friday at 7 p.m. with special guest AJ Longhurst. The cost to attend the performances is a suggested contribution of $2 at the door for the Thursday show and a suggested contribution of $6 for the Friday… Continue Reading

Reports — Nov. 28, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Friday • Light fixture fire, 900 block East Brundage Lane, 4:22 a.m. • Trauma, 900 block South Thurmond Street, 1:02 p.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1700 block Poplar Trail, 1:40 p.m. • RMA assist, 1000 block Mydland Road, 2:40 pm. Saturday • No calls reported. Sunday • Fire investigation, 1100 block Avoca… Continue Reading

Burger Bowl Drive through

I found good ground pork at the grocery store. Not sausage. Just ground pork with no seasonings. I have seasoned my own ground pork for sausage — good quality spices, no sugar, no preservatives — since my days as a young wife and the days of Milt Johnson and the Banner Store, where we bought… Continue Reading

Happy to provide in-home care

Happy to provide in-home care

Her exuberance about her work is evident, immediately making one wonder if they have such passion for their work. Casi Bluemel is a certified nursing assistant, and she loves what she does. “Each day is a new day with a new outlook,” Bluemel said. As a C.N.A. with the Sheridan Senior Center, Bluemel takes care… Continue Reading

Odds and ends at the end of November

At this time of year, I am often left wondering what I have forgotten to do. At work, home and around the garden, what is it that I’ve left undone? I usually find the answer later in December. For now, I’ll assume I’m good. After all, I’ve changed the oil in the snow blower, gotten… Continue Reading

Academics for All committee to begin selecting winners

SHERIDAN — The Academics for All committee will begin to recognize and reward Sheridan High School seniors who are academic and community leaders. During the next five months, a Summit Award winner will be chosen and have an article written about him or her for making the most of the academic and extracurricular opportunities available… Continue Reading

Emborg to present Gollings Collection lecture on Nov. 30

SHERIDAN — A lecture on the Whitney Gollings Collection at Sheridan will feature Tyson Emborg, who will present Sheridan’s unique connection to one of the West’s greatest artists, E. William Gollings. The lecture will begin at 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Whitney Center of Arts at Sheridan College. The lecture is free and open… Continue Reading

Christmas Stroll brings bright faces downtown

Christmas Stroll brings bright faces downtown

SHERIDAN — As the minutes flew past 4 p.m., the streets quickly filled for the 2016 Christmas Stroll in downtown Sheridan Friday night. This year, the popular Christmas Stroll buttons also flew out of the hands of local businesses, just in time for the Stroll to begin. “It was sold out about the time the… Continue Reading

Agenda – Nov. 26, 2016

Sheridan County Commission Staff Meeting with selected Department Heads 9 a.m., Monday Sheridan County Courthouse Addition Second Floor Commission Library, 216 • Call to Order • Staff/Elected Reports • Review closure of Dana Avenue from 13th Street to 15th Street • Adjourn Continue Reading

Small Business Saturday boosts local shop small traditions

Small Business Saturday boosts local shop small traditions

SHERIDAN — Small Business Saturday has grown rapidly since its implementation in 2010. By recruiting different business associations to act as Neighborhood Champions, or organizers of events and activities to promote the day, American Express has helped bring the focus of the holiday shopping season back to small businesses. With more than 1,450 Neighborhood Champions… Continue Reading

Phillips swears in as officer for Sheridan Police Department

Phillips swears in as officer for Sheridan Police Department

SHERIDAN – A full room of Sheridan Police officers, city officials and family members welcomed Meagan Phillips into the Sheridan Police Department family during her induction ceremony at City Hall Wednesday. Mayor John Heath performed the swearing in of Phillips as her coworkers accompanied her in the oath. “This is one of my most favorite… Continue Reading

SC faculty average $55,557 annually

SHERIDAN — Faculty members at Sheridan College will be payed an average of $55,557 this year, according to Sheridan College’s department of human resources.  The lowest paid faculty members earn $40,696, and the highest paid faculty member earns $81,891. Faculty wages are determined by a steps system based upon a member’s level of education. For… Continue Reading

New Faces — Nov. 25, 2016

Eleanor Maryly Steger Eleanor Maryly Steger was born on Nov. 18, 2016, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She weighed six pounds, 12 ounces. She was welcomed by parents Joe and Natalie Steger of Sheridan and brother Thomas. Her grandparents are Tom and Linda Steger of Sheridan; Cang Tran of Springfield, VA and Minh Dao of Falls… Continue Reading

Big Horn Equestrian Ball RSVP due Monday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Equestrian Center’s 2016 Winter Ball will take place on Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. RSVPs are required and must be submitted by Monday. The cost to attend is $100 per person. All proceeds will go to the Big Horn Equestrian Center. The event is a black tie or elegant western… Continue Reading

SC Whitney Center to present “Christmas Swing” concert

SHERIDAN — A Christmas Swing Jazz concert at Sheridan College will take place on Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature band songs from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and many other Christmas songs arranged by Sheridan College Coordinator of Music and Music Technology, Dr. Christian Erickson. The band will feature Rebecca Flanders on… Continue Reading

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