Category Archives: Local News

Greene points out Cheney’s absence at forum

SHERIDAN — While Sheridan County Republican Party representative Carla Klopfenstein read a letter on U.S. House candidate Liz Cheney’s behalf at a candidate forum Tuesday, her primary challenger, Democrat Ryan Greene, said he’s heard the letter before. Greene pointed out Cheney’s absence at the forum organized by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, as… Continue Reading

Candidates for Sheridan City Council agree on most issues

Candidates for Sheridan City Council agree on most issues

SHERIDAN — Attendees of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce forum Tuesday likely had a difficult time distinguishing differences between the four candidates — three incumbents and one challenger — seeking seats on the Sheridan City Council. The candidates each discussed the role of the city administrator position — supporting the position and stating that… Continue Reading

SHS class of 1953 to meet for lunch Oct. 17

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School class of 1953 will meet for lunch at the Holiday Inn on Oct. 17 at noon. Lunch is available to be ordered off the menu and everyone is invited. For more information, call Lu Reeves at 674-9711. The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive. Continue Reading

Tidbit Saturday to focus on Buddy Poppy

The Sheridan County Museum will host Tidbit Saturday this weekend from 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. Museum Curator of Education Shawna Michelena will teach the history and significance of the Buddy Poppy flower. The event is free and for children 4-10 years old. For more information and to reserve a spot, call the… Continue Reading

Trinity Lutheran to host sale Sat.

SHERIDAN — The Trinity Lutheran Church will host a rummage and bake sale on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The bake sale will run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The rummage sale will include household items, adult and children clothing, shoes, toys, books, craft supplies, fabrics, linens, jewelry and seasonal decorations. The… Continue Reading

CTG to host auditions for ‘Bakersfield Mist’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will host auditions for “Bakersfield Mist,” a dramatic comedy by Stephen Sachs, on Oct. 17-18 from 6-8 p.m. each night. The auditions will take place in room 209 of the old Hallmark building on Main Street. The play follows Maude, an unemployed bartender, living in a Bakersfield trailer… Continue Reading

Chamber’s new hire feels right at home

SHERIDAN — There’s a fresh face greeting locals and tourists alike at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. Wyoming native Taylor Green is the Chamber’s new administrative assistant, and though she has some big shoes to fill she’s excited for the new role and enthusiastic team.  “I enjoy people,” Green said. “That’s what really drew… Continue Reading

‘Hunting for Bucks’ winners announced

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association announced the winners for Week 1 of the October Hunting for Bucks shop local campaign. Linda Cox, who signed up to win at Bighorn Design; Patti Myers, who signed up at Kilpatrick Creations; Marjory Rea, who signed up at The Old General Store; and Stephanie Hamilton, who filled out her… Continue Reading

SPD seeks information on vandalism

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Police Department is seeking information regarding a recent vandalism incident. On Oct. 9, the SPD received a complaint that the men’s restrooms in Kendrick Park had been vandalized with paint. The vandalism of both men’s restrooms occurred sometime during the evening of Oct. 8. SPD is asking the public to help… Continue Reading

SCSD2: Candidates discuss upcoming challenges

SHERIDAN — As school districts lean into uncertain times, Sheridan County School District 2 school board candidates will have to combat some of the toughest challenges in recent memory. The Sheridan Press asked candidates what they thought the biggest challenge for the school district will be over the next two years, and how they think… Continue Reading

Sheridan High School inviting fans to tour new facility

Sheridan High School inviting fans to tour new facility

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School, SHS athletics and the SHS Booster Club are welcoming visitors to check out the new locker rooms and sports medicine facility at the high school Wednesday. The school will host an open house for Broncs and Lady Broncs fans Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m., allowing fans to tour the new facilities.… Continue Reading

Brinton Museum to present William Henry Jackson exhibit

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will present “William Henry Jackson: Pioneer Photographer of the American West,” an exhibit that features a selection of historically important 19th century photographs on display in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building through Dec. 23. The show includes more than 35 historic photographs comprised of official survey material, large format… Continue Reading

AARP Chapter 676 to meet at Heritage Towers for potluck

SHERIDAN — AARP Chapter 676 will meet in the Heritage Towers Dining Room on Friday at 5:30 p.m. for a potluck dinner. The program will include emerging trends in health care and chronic disease management. There is ample parking. Attendees are encouraged to look for signage to the dining room. For more information, contact Helen… Continue Reading

Spicy Challenge set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — WYO Thai Food will host the first Spicy Challenge on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company. The event will include food, beer and chili peppers to the contestants. The cost to enter the Spicy Challenge is $20 with proceeds going to a charity. The first-place winner will receive a… Continue Reading

Elks Youth Rodeo Scholarship awarded

SHERIDAN — An Elks Youth Rodeo Scholarship was awarded to Casey Rae Relmler from Rozet, Wyoming, for a total amount of $4,048. Relmler is a junior attending the University of Wyoming, where she will major in animal and veterinary science. She competed in the Elks Youth rodeo since she was 7 years old until her… Continue Reading

Science lecture planned at Sheridan College

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College Museum of Discovery Science will host part three of a lecture on the geological evolution of the Bighorns on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Thorne-Rider campus center Room 008. The event is free and open to the public. Tom Johannesmeyer will present his third lecture on the geology of the… Continue Reading

Policing Sheridan: Knowing the whole story key to community, law enforcement relations

Policing Sheridan: Knowing the whole story key to community, law enforcement relations

SHERIDAN — Headlines about officer-involved shootings have become commonplace. Michael Brown, Keith Scott, Charlotte and Ferguson are words often associated with racism and brutality. Americans have taken to the streets to protest the perceived corruption — or to social media where criticisms and hashtags fly like bullets across a chasm that seems to grow wider… Continue Reading

Celebrating Fire Prevention Week

SHERIDAN — Oct. 9 marked the beginning of national Fire Prevention Week. This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Don’t wait — Check the date! Replace smoke alarms every 10 years,” focuses on having operating smoke detectors that are 10 years old or newer. As with any piece of electrical equipment the components wear out and… Continue Reading

Neeson looks to build creative company

Neeson looks to build creative company

SHERIDAN — Jenae Neeson is the creative type. Structure and processes tend to make her feel stifled. She likes freedom, brainstorming, collaboration and, well, creating. Neeson has typically had the freedom to enjoy all of those things in her time working as a photographer, graphic designer and marketing guru. She has worked for large marketing… Continue Reading

REMINDER: Chamber, Senior Center to host candidate forums

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce and Sheridan Senior Center will host candidate forums Tuesday and Wednesday. The Tuesday hosted by the Chamber forum will focus on U.S. congressional candidates, those seeking office in the Wyoming Legislature, Sheridan County Commission candidates and candidates for Sheridan City Council and mayor. The Wednesday forum will… Continue Reading

Vision Beyond Borders meet and greet Oct. 14

SHERIDAN — Vision Beyond Borders will host a meet and greet on Friday from 6-9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. Patrick Klein, the director, will give a presentation about mission trips taken to southeast Asia to provide biblical teaching materials, seeds, clothing and medical supplies. The public is invited to come and hear how the… Continue Reading

Conversations in History set for Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Helen Laumann will host Conversations in History Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center. The information conversations cover a wide range of topics relating to Sheridan County and area history. The event will cover the history of the tie flume era. The Sheridan Senior Center… Continue Reading

Earth Sciences Week set for Oct. 11-13

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host Earth Sciences Week with several activities and programs for children and adults Oct. 11-13. On Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., a fossil dig will take place in the children’s library. Educator Russel Hawley of the Tate Geological Museum in Casper will give a “T-Rex Discovered” presentation… Continue Reading

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