Category Archives: Local News

Eagles to host children’s Halloween party Sunday

SHERIDAN — A children’s Halloween party for kids ages 10 and younger will take place Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Eagles Aerie #4169. The party is free and will include games, prizes, hot dogs and other treats. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. For more information, call Lisa Hamby at 751-8157.… Continue Reading

Black Tooth to host Halloween party Saturday

SHERIDAN — Halloween at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. The event will include a dance with live music from Sheridan’s The Two Tracks band and Bill Heide will open the show. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. For more information, call Jesse Woods at… Continue Reading

Halloween Party to be held at Wagon Box Inn

SHERIDAN — A Halloween party will take place in Story on Saturday from 7-10 p.m. at the Wagon Box Inn. The event is open to all ages and will include games and a costume contest, with cash prizes for best costumes. For more information, call 683-2444. Wagon Box Inn is located at 103 N. Piney… Continue Reading

Reports — Oct. 26, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 2000 block South Sheridan Avenue, 10:28 a.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 the SPD… Continue Reading

A better granola

Granola in my family is kind of like hummus, everyone likes it and it is such a great source of protein. As we’ve seen in the news lately plant protein is easy to digest and absorb by our bodies. Beans and nuts are wonder foods in my book. This recipe draws on the binding force… Continue Reading

Cellphone needed to unlock printable coupons

If you’re a fan of printing coupons from your computer, here’s a new development that you need to know about. Coupons.com, the largest printable coupon site on the web, has made changes to the way it offers printable coupons, and it may affect your ability to print coupons from the site. Previously, users had to… Continue Reading

Homegrown: Road to recovery

Homegrown: Road to recovery

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a portrait series highlighting ordinary families in the community. To recommend a family to be highlighted for this project, please email justin@thesheridanpress.com. SHERIDAN — Earlier this year, Sheridan Press photographer Justin Sheely started a project to highlight families in Sheridan County. He asked local families several questions:… Continue Reading

Airport: Funding relies on community use

SHERIDAN  — The future of the Sheridan County Airport is in the hands of the community. Though the airport is set for fiscal year 2017, as it looks ahead to 2018, it all comes down to the community proving there’s a need for the air service in Sheridan and meeting an enplanement requirement. The Sheridan… Continue Reading

SCSD1 Candidates Weigh in on Old Elementary School

RANCHESTER — The opening of the new Tongue River Elementary was a blessing to the Tongue River Valley. The new building includes new technology, more efficient ways to utilize space and other amenities to enhance education for students. But the old Tongue River Elementary School building is still vacant. School board members met with the… Continue Reading

Local Court Briefs — Oct. 25, 2016

Man accepts plea agreement for felony DUI SHERIDAN – Kristaffer Walthall accepted a plea agreement Monday for driving while under the influence of intoxicants, fourth offense. The 35-year-old man faces a 4-7 year sentence in the Wyoming State Penitentiary. Walthall, previously charged with DUI in June 2008, Aug. 2009 and May 2013, faces his fourth… Continue Reading

Big Horn student recipient of MSU national merit scholarship

SHERIDAN — Twelve National Merit Scholars have enrolled at Montana State University for the fall semester. One of those students is Madison Wilkerson of Big Horn, who is studying marketing. The students, all freshmen from Montana, Alaska, Illinois, South Dakota and Wyoming, had scores that were in the top one percent of all initial entrants in… Continue Reading

Halloween at Sheridan Manor set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — Halloween at Sheridan Manor will take place Saturday from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The event will include games, hot dog and punch and other treats. Attendees of the event are encouraged to wear costumes. For more information, call Lisa Kramer at Sheridan Manor at 673-2116. Sheridan Manor is located at 1851 Big Horn Ave. Continue Reading

Sheridan Jaycees Halloween parade Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jaycees will take children trick-or-treating to downtown businesses Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. Participants are encouraged to wear a costume and bring a bucket or bag for collecting candy. The event will include a costume contest and prizes for the winner. The event is for children ages 0-10 years old. Children must… Continue Reading

American Legion Children’s Halloween party Saturday

SHERIDAN — The American Legion Children’s Halloween party will take place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion building. Attendees are encouraged to dress in costume. The event will include games, face painting, costume contest, a free hot dog lunch and a lot of prizes. The event is for children ages… Continue Reading

Children’s Halloween at The Brinton

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host a children’s Halloween event for the third annual “Things That Go Bump in the Night” Saturday from 2-4 p.m. The free event will guide trick-or-treaters through two galleries to look for clues about four different works of art. After they’ve answered a question or two, the kids will… Continue Reading

Reports — Oct. 25, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday • Structure fire (Goose Valley assist), 1400 block Weeping Willow Lane, 12:02 p.m. • Motor vehicle accident, 1700 block Coffeen Avenue, 5:29 p.m. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Monday • No reports available at press time ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Monday • No reports available at press time SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Monday • No… Continue Reading

Sheridan County Library releases new logo

Sheridan County Library releases new logo

SHERIDAN — The first-ever logo for the Sheridan County Public Library System has been unveiled. After four years in development, Library Director Cameron Duff said this logo integrates distinctiveness for each branch while opening doors for the system as a whole. “What was unique about this process was trying to pull all four locations under… Continue Reading

Microturbine to produce big revenues for Sheridan

SHERIDAN — Sustainable energy is well into the works for Sheridan with the hydropower project inching closer to physical construction. SOAR Hydropower, out of Washington, is in the process of designing the microturbine and delivering drawings and design information to the city of Sheridan’s consultant, HDR, Inc. “Right now, April is the delivery date for… Continue Reading

Wright exhibit reception set for Tuesday

SHERIDAN — A free reception for the opening of the William E. “Bill” Wright Exhibit will take place Tuesday from 5-6:30 p.m. The exhibit will hang in the Martinsen Gallery in the Whitney Building at Sheridan College through Nov. 28. The show contains 36 pieces showcasing Wright’s wide range of mediums: conte’ crayon, oil, watercolor,… Continue Reading

Free law clinic planned for Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Bar Association will host a Law Night on Wednesday from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center in honor of the National Celebrate Pro Bono Week. Law Night is a free legal advice clinic that will provide the public with brief, one-on-one, initial consultations on any civil (non-criminal) issue such… Continue Reading

Boy Scout Troop 117 organizes Haunted House

SHERIDAN — A haunted house put on by Boy Scout Troop 117 will take place Friday through Sunday from 7-10 p.m. at the Sheridan Iron Works building. The event will include a separate game area for younger kids with surprises and candy included. The cost to attend is $5 for children ages 8 and older… Continue Reading

Morning Mayhem Halloween 6K race set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Morning Mayhem Halloween 6K race, Spooky Sprint 1-mile kids run and 1-mile Halloween walk will take place Saturday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Prizes will be given for best costume for adults, kids and race winners. On-site registration will start at 8:30 a.m. with the run and walk beginning at 9 a.m. The cost… Continue Reading

Halloween Costume Skate Friday, Saturday

SHERIDAN — Scotty’s Skate Castle will host a Halloween Costume Skate on Friday and Saturday from 7-9 p.m. each night. The event will include roller skating with the theme of zombies and vampires, mummy wrapping and apple bobbing. Attendees are encouraged to dress in costumes. The cost for the event is $5 per person, which… Continue Reading

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