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Sheridan man pleads not guilty to stealing more than $10,000

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man pleaded not guilty to two counts of obtaining property by false pretenses, a felony punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment, a fine of $10,000 or both. Craig Fox appeared in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday. According to an affidavit of probable cause, on Aug. 12, 2014, Fox accepted about… Continue Reading

Vacutech CEO to talk at next e2e program

SHERIDAN — John Tucker, CEO of Vacutech, will share his company’s history from inception to strong growth at the next e2e Wyoming program set for Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Vacutech was formed in 2004 to design and manufacture central vacuum systems used by car washes and industrial customers. The company soon outgrew its manufacturing facility.… Continue Reading

Ping Pong Club to begin meeting

SHERIDAN — A new Ping Pong Club will launch Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA. Following Wednesday’s gathering, weekly competitions will continue each Wednesday evening. Those interested in participating will be assigned a rating that indicates skill level, then will be grouped with others with similar skill sets to compete in a… Continue Reading

Tween Club to gather Tuesday

SHERIDAN —The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will meet Tuesday. The group gathers each Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. to explore different topics. The topic for this week is a movie. For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585. The library is located at 335 W. Alger St. Continue Reading

Gillette College releases honor rolls

SHERIDAN — Gillette College recently released the names of local students who earned a spot on the school’s honor rolls for the fall 2015 semester honor roll. Anthony Campese of Sheridan was named to the President’s Honor Roll.  To be named on the list, he maintained full-time enrollment by completing 12 or more college-level credit… Continue Reading

Event to focus on violence against women

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College students, faculty and staff will present “A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer” on Saturday at 7 p.m. In the Thorne-Rider Campus Center, dramatic readings will help raise awareness for the efforts to stop violence against women and girls. Tickets to attend cost $1 for SC students and $5… Continue Reading

Legislature kills attempt to ease K-12 funding losses

Legislature kills attempt to ease K-12 funding losses

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming House and Senate dealt a blow to K-12 education Wednesday when both chambers narrowly defeated amendments that would have provided tens of millions of dollars in a category of money used to account for inflation. The House amendment to add back $19.7 million into the budget failed 26-28 and the Senate… Continue Reading

Indoor hitting facility receives upgrades

SHERIDAN — The American Legion, Babe Ruth Baseball and the Sheridan Recreation District have all teamed together in hopes of making the indoor hitting facility at Thorne-Rider Park open to the general public. Thanks to some generous donations from the Jan Pamela Polo Ranch, Babe Ruth Baseball and the Sheridan County Athletics Association, the indoor… Continue Reading

Wyoming Conservation Corps facing 30 percent funding decrease

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Conservation Corps, an organization that completes projects in Wyoming’s state parks including trail construction and wildland fire prevention and remediation, may lose 30 percent of its funding due to statewide budget cuts. During the eighth day of the Wyoming State Legislature’s biennium budget session Wednesday, a budget amendment sponsored by Sen. Bruce… Continue Reading

Vacutech CEO to talk about growing your business

SHERIDAN — The key to business is not selling to people, it’s about how you present to people. Clients don’t just want a cheap product. They don’t want cheap service. Through dependability and respect, your business will reach both monetary and personal achievement Those are philosophies John Tucker holds close to his heart and they… Continue Reading

SHS announces first-semester Principal’s Honor Roll

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School recently announced its first-semester honor roll. Students on the Principal’s Honor Roll completed at least five classes and earned all As. The following students were named to the list. Freshmen Megan Beld, Sarah Bicocchi, Nolan Billings, Mya Bitanga, Madelynne Blackwell, Elizabeth Braley, Marissa Brenneman, Jonathan Briggs, Alexandra Buss, William Card,… Continue Reading

WYO Rodeo tickets to go on sale next week

SHERIDAN — Tickets for the 2016 Sheridan WYO Rodeo will go on sale Feb. 26 at the WYO Theater. This year’s performances are set for July 13-16. Walk-in sales will begin at 7 a.m. and telephone orders will begin just after noon. For additional information about tickets or to place your phone order, call the… Continue Reading

Landon’s to host free fruit, succulent garden workshop

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host two workshops Saturday. At 1 p.m., the free workshop “Easy pickers: Grow your own small fruit” will be presented. Presenters will offer specific techniques to grow your own garden appetizers. At 3 p.m., the greenhouse will present “Create a succulent garden.” The $30 fee for the class… Continue Reading

Rec district organizes Deadwood trips

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District is organizing four senior day trips to Deadwood, South Dakota, this year. The trips are scheduled for April 21, June 16, Aug. 18 and Oct. 20. A travel bus will pick participants up at the Sheridan Senior Center at 6:30 a.m. for the trips. The buses will leave Deadwood… Continue Reading

Polka Club to meet Sunday at Elks

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will gather Sunday from 1-5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. DeMarie and Company will provide the music. The event is open to the public. For additional information, call Jean Arzy at 672-3623. The Elks Lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St. Continue Reading

Farmers face challenges in selling goods locally

Farmers face challenges in selling goods locally

SHERIDAN — Theresa and Chris Shaw call their farm a work in progress. For the past seven years, the Air Force veterans grew their small acreage farm east of Sheridan into a haven for local livestock. Goats, pigs, chickens and cattle all mingle together in large enclosed areas near the center of their property. They… Continue Reading

Interference hearing postponed pending psych eval

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man who was set to enter a plea in 4th Judicial District Court on Tuesday was instead ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Jason E. Miller appeared before Judge John G. Fenn. He was charged in January for interfering with a peace officer while being held in the Sheridan County Detention Center.… Continue Reading

SEEDA approves sale of land in Sheridan Commercial Park

SHERIDAN — Members of the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority Joint Powers Board unanimously approved the sale of a 5.34-acre parcel at the Sheridan Commercial Park Tuesday night. The land on the south side of Sheridan will be sold to Prime Real Estate Holdings, LLC, for $600,000. The purchaser does not have any specific… Continue Reading

Sheridan County GOP to gather for caucus

SHERIDAN — On Saturday, members of the Sheridan County Republican Party will gather to begin the process of choosing their candidate for the U.S. presidency. Party members will gather for the Sheridan County caucus beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Sheridan Inn. “It isn’t like what people are used to seeing… in Iowa,” Sheridan… Continue Reading

Jaycees install new statewide board members

Jaycees install new statewide board members

SHERIDAN — On Jan. 30, the Wyoming Jaycees installed the 2016 Executive Committee.  Serving on this committee is Rhonda Anderson, Michelle Edwards, Brianna Buckingham, Angie Lehto, Melissa Hurd and Shannon Rigali. The Wyoming Jaycees is the state level organization of the Junior Chamber International, a membership-based nonprofit organization of young citizens ages 18 to 40… Continue Reading

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