Category Archives: Local News

MT hunter found guilty of poaching in 2014

MT hunter found guilty of poaching in 2014

SHERIDAN— Clayvin Herrera was found guilty on two poaching charges in Sheridan County Circuit Court Friday. The charges stem from a hunt in January 2014 that began on the Crow Reservation in Montana but ended roughly a mile south of Montana-Wyoming border markers. Herrera will pay $8,080 in fines and court fees, serve one year… Continue Reading

Sheridan High School to offer CNA course to students

Sheridan High School offers a course that allows students to earn qualifications to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. Kathy Barker is the high school’s nurse. She also teaches the health professions classes at the high school, which include: Intro to Health Occupations, Certified Nursing Assistant and Emergency Medical Responders. The program was dropped from the… Continue Reading

Agendas — April 30, 2016

Town of Ranchester Council Regular Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Ranchester Town Hall · Call to order and roll call · Pledge of Allegiance · Approve and sign minutes from last regular council meeting that was held April 19 · Approval of current agenda · Sheridan County Conservation District – Carrie Rogaczewski · Old business ·… Continue Reading

Cheyenne Buyert named Summit Award winner

Academics for All is proud to honor this week’s Summit Award winner, Sheridan High School senior, Cheyenne Buyert. Buyert is driven, passionate and an accomplished entrepreneur. Although she has taken a rigorous course schedule each of the past four years, Buyert carries a 3.89 GPA and has earned an academic letter each year. Her transcript… Continue Reading

WYO Theater to host comedy

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host Popovich Pet Comedy Theater on May 8 at 4 p.m. The show will include comedy and juggling skills and the extraordinary talents of performing pets. The event is part of the theater’s Children’s Educational and Family Series. Tickets to attend cost $16 for adults, $12 for seniors and… Continue Reading

Sagebrush art center to host leather-working class

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host a leather-working class with Wayne Hape each Saturday between May 7 and May 28. The class will take place from 1-3 p.m. each day. It costs $85 for members and $100 for nonmembers. The class will include instruction on the properties and different types of leather,… Continue Reading

SC orchestra to make musical history with first performance

SC orchestra to make musical history with first performance

SHERIDAN — Hearing that Sheridan College would host an orchestra concert was music to Dr. Mark Elliot Bergman’s ears. When the Sheridan College music director and the director of strings arrived at Sheridan College this past fall, strings, horns and other ensembles had performed on a regular basis. But rarely did they perform together. That… Continue Reading

Official: Thunder Basin HS is moving forward

GILLETTE — The situation is not ideal, but all signs point to Thunder Basin High School — a second high school in Campbell County — opening as planned for the 2017-18 school year. Campbell County School District No. 1 Superintendent Boyd Brown admits because of recent layoffs in the coal industry, the current economic climate… Continue Reading

SJHS announces third-quarter Silver Honor Rolls

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Junior High School officials have released the names of students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll for each grade. Students on the Gold Honor Roll must receive all As. Students on the Silver Honor Roll must receive all As and Bs. The following students were named to the Silver Honor… Continue Reading

Daughters of the Nile to host Western Casino Night

SHERIDAN — The Daughters of the Nile will host a Western Casino Night on Saturday, with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. and gambling beginning at 6:15 p.m. The event will include a 50/50 raffle, three-card poker, Black Jack, Texas Hold-Em, Craps and a silent auction. In addition, sloppy joes and snacks will be available. The… Continue Reading

Poetry reading to focus on works from conflict

SHERIDAN — Dr. Jane Wohl will discuss the poetry of conflict Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center. The presentation, set to take place in room W153, will focus on the rich, moving, heart-wrenching poetry written by American veterans of the Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts. Wohl teaches English at Sheridan… Continue Reading

Rotary honors students of the month

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Student of the Month is Carsen Mowry from Cheyenne. Mowry is pursuing a nursing degree and chose to attend Sheridan College because of the great nursing program and because she has family in Sheridan. Mowry would like to be a neonatal nurse somewhere around the country. She enjoys anything outdoors… Continue Reading

Good Samaritans to be honored May 7

SHERIDAN — The Good Samaritan Awards will be held May 7 at the Holiday Inn, recognizing the people of the Sheridan community that quietly and selflessly serve others. The Salvation Army collects nominations and its board selects deserving individuals or couples for the recognition. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. and will include dinner… Continue Reading

Trial begins for Crow poaching case

Trial begins for Crow poaching case

SHERIDAN — A poaching trial for an incident that took place more than two years ago opened in Sheridan County Circuit Court Wednesday, with jury selection and state testimony taking the full day. The case is for Clayvin Herrera, of St. Xavier, Montana. Herrera, who is a member of the Crow Tribe, killed an elk… Continue Reading

Next gentle yoga class planned for May 4

SHERIDAN — The next Gentle Yoga Balance class is set for May 4t from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Center with Cindy Baker, yoga therapist, from A Place of Wholeness Yoga Studio. The class will incorporate mindful meditation practices and is designed to increase strength, balance, flexibility and to help people be more… Continue Reading

Beaver Creek Slide to benefit homeless shelter

SHERIDAN — The 13th annual Beaver Creek Slide and fourth annual Beaver Creek Bike Slog will take place May 7. The Sheridan Community Homeless Shelter, operated by Volunteers of America, will receive $12.50 of each individual’s entry fee. Last year’s races had competitors from across Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota. Races include a half marathon… Continue Reading

Spring cleanup? Free landfill days set for May

SHERIDAN — May 7 and May 14 will be free landfill days for city and county residents. Dispose of up to one ton of household trash per visit, at no charge. There will be a charge for car batteries, tires and for refrigeration units that have not been decommissioned by a certified technician. Also, regular… Continue Reading

SHJS officials announce third-quarter honor rolls

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Junior High School officials have released the names of students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll for each grade. Students on the Gold Honor Roll must receive all As. Students on the Silver Honor Roll must receive all As and Bs. The following students were named to the Gold Honor… Continue Reading

SHS We the People team earns national award

SHS We the People team earns national award

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School’s We the People team will be coming home with a special piece of hardware this week. Four members of the team earned national recognition with a Unit Award. Each team has six units in which it competes that are all centered around different themes. The Unit Awards recognize the best… Continue Reading

Local legislators talk state budget cuts

SHERIDAN — The state revenue picture is looking dimmer by the day. Updates that the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group released Friday show current revenue is falling below January projections, which had already been downwardly revised from the group’s October report. In response, Gov. Matt Mead asked department heads to cut budgets for the next two… Continue Reading

220 handmade bowls donated for VOA fundraiser

SHERIDAN — The eighth annual Volunteers of America “soup festival” will be held Thursday from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall. The Sheridan College ceramics class of 12 to 15 artists have spent the entire semester making handcrafted bowls for the event. So far, they have completed 220 bowls, but still have… Continue Reading

The Brinton Museum to host Kinstler show

BIG HORN — Everett Raymond Kinstler, a renowned oil painter and illustrator will share his works with local residents at an exhibit this summer at The Brinton Museum. The exhibit, titled “Journeys West and Beyond,” will begin May 1 and will go through July 4. Kinstler is widely recognized as the creator of the Western pulp fiction… Continue Reading

Copyright © 2015 The Sheridan Press or Sheridan Newspapers, Inc..