Category Archives: Local News

SMH earns technology award; touts strong financial position

SHERIDAN — In July, Sheridan Memorial Hospital was awarded the 2016 Health Care’s Most Wired Award by the American Hospital Association. According to a press release, the award includes hospitals and health systems that are ramping up their efforts to stop hackers and also those working to boost their capabilities in telehealth and population health. Health… Continue Reading

Organizers: ‘Lion Ryan Express Ride’ a success

SHERIDAN— The fourth annual “Lion Ryan Express Ride” that took place July 30 was a success, according to a press release from the Sheridan Sundowners Lions Club. The Sheridan Sundowners Lions Club hosted the event and all profits from the event will go to the Allen H. Stewart Summer School for the Blind and Visually… Continue Reading

Concerts in the Park continue Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Concerts in the Park series will return to Sheridan every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. through Aug. 16 at Kendrick Park. These monthly events are made possible with the sponsorship of the John and Dorthy Duncan Trust, First Interstate Bank, Sheridan Recreation District and contributions through the Sheridan Arts Council. Performances for the… Continue Reading

Reports — August 4, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Broken gas line, 600 block Harrison Street, 7:50 a.m. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Wednesday • No calls reported. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Wednesday • No reports available at press time. SHERIDAN MEMORIALHOSPITAL Wednesday • No admissions or dismissals reported. SHERIDAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Information in the police reports is taken from the SPD… Continue Reading

Local soap company captures the Sheridan experience

Local soap company captures the Sheridan experience

SHERIDAN — Traditional soap goes through a chemical reaction in which lye reacts with oils and saponifies. By using the right amount, there is no lye left over and instead a rich lather bar is created to moisturize and clean skin. The Sheridan Soap Company, though, capitalizes on the soap industry by making a product… Continue Reading

What’s next for the old TRE building?

What’s next for the old TRE building?

RANCHESTER — Now that the Tongue River community has a new elementary school, plans are in the works to determine the future of the old school building. Tuesday night, a small group of residents met with Sheridan County School District 1 Superintendent Marty Kobza and Business Manager Jeremy Smith to discuss possibilities for use of… Continue Reading

Commissioners OK additional funding for street project

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County commissioners approved amending an agreement between Sheridan County and the Wyoming Department of Transportation at their Tuesday board meeting. The agreement adds more than $136,000 in federal funding and more than $24,000 in matching funds to the project that will include reconstruction and design of Holloway Avenue between 13th and 15th streets.… Continue Reading

Community flea market set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College Booster Club will host a community flea market Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sheridan College Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. Booths will be available for rent to display items for sale or goods may be donated for the Booster Club’s fundraising effort. For more information, to rent a… Continue Reading

Andi’s to host Art for Art’s Sake event

SHERIDAN — Andi’s Coffee House will host an inaugural art festival for aspiring and established artists on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Booth rentals are $20 for an indoor table, which will be provided or $10 for an outdoor table that the renter provides. To register, email andiscoffee@gmail.com or stop by the shop.… Continue Reading

Reports — Aug. 3, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 100 block North Scott Street, 11:15 a.m. • Natural gas leak, 600 block Harrison Street, 12:22 p.m. • Activated fire alarm, 2100 block Sugarland Drive, 4:39 p.m. • Activated fire alarm, 100 block North Jefferson Street, 4:42 p.m. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Tuesday • No calls reported.… Continue Reading

12,000 registered to vote for primaries

12,000 registered to vote for primaries

SHERIDAN — More than 12,000 people have registered to vote for the primarily election, according to Sheridan County election officials. Following Monday’s deadline to register prior to the primarily election, a total of 12,016 people have registered to vote in Sheridan County. Sheridan County Election Supervisor Brenda Kekich said that that number has increased, especially… Continue Reading

Council makes small revisions during brief meeting

SHERIDAN — Members of the Sheridan City Council joked that they may have broken a record for shortest meeting Monday night. In a brief 12-minute meeting, council members breezed through only a handful of consent agenda items and issued a citywide proclamation. Among the actions on the consent agenda was a revision of the new growth… Continue Reading

Liggett, Ramsey wed June 25 in Sheridan

Liggett, Ramsey wed June 25 in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — Patrick Karl Ramsey and Kaylyn Jean Liggett wed June 25, 2016 in Sheridan. Ramsey, originally of Texas, graduated from Northland Christian High School and the University of Wyoming. He is currently employed as process engineer at Cody Laboratories. He is the son of Jim and Karla Ramsey of Cypress, Texas. Liggett, originally of… Continue Reading

‘Suds n’ Spurs’ Brewfest tickets available

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Suds n’ Spurs” Brewfest will take place Aug. 27 from 3-8 p.m. at Whitney Commons. The event includes beer sampling, live music and food vendors. All are welcome to attend, but tickets for sampling beers are only for those ages 21 or older. Tickets are $30… Continue Reading

Chamber Luncheon set for Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon will take place Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. The event will include a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program. The lunch buffet costs $15 per person, and all are welcome to attend. No reservations… Continue Reading

Reports — August 2, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday • No calls reported 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 admissions reported • Dismissals— Ashley A Sands-Ingram, Sheridan, Eleanor Ro Sands-Ingram, Sheridan   SHERIDAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Information in the… Continue Reading

Kids learn responsibility, life skills through livestock

Kids learn responsibility, life skills through livestock

SHERIDAN — Farmers and ranchers know how it gets done. Taking care of animals often means early mornings, late nights, weird smells and bruises. Children participating in the Sheridan County Fair have learned those lessons, as well, as they’ve prepared for this year’s competitions. For the Koltiskas, preparing for the fair is a family project.… Continue Reading

2016 Sheridan County Fair Schedule

Monday • 8 a.m.—dog show check-in, Exhibit Hall • 9 a.m.—dog show, Exhibit Hall followed by agility in lawn north of Exhibit Hall Tuesday • 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.—4-H static exhibit interviews and FFA exhibit judging • 3 p.m.—club booth decorating Wednesday • 10 a.m.—Cat show, Exhibit Hall • 3 p.m. —begin arrival of… Continue Reading

Free preschool looking for qualifying families

SHERIDAN — If you think you can’t afford preschool for your child, you might be wrong. The Absaroka Head Start programs in Sheridan and Buffalo are currently looking for qualifying families to take advantage of their free preschool and educational programs for this coming year. Absaroka Head Start is an organization based in Worland that… Continue Reading

Marriages and Divorces — June 2016

Marriage licenses issued and recorded by the Sheridan County clerk’s office in June: • Terry James Waugh, 40, Arvada and Tammy Sue Mills, 43, Arvada, June 1 • Michael Thomas Saffel, 61, Fort Collins, Colorado and Joyce Colleen Shorthill, 55, Fort Collins, Colorado, June 2 • Michelle Lynn Wilson, 47, Sheridan and Wendy Jean Kradolfer,… Continue Reading

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