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Next ‘Jentel Presents’ set for Tuesday

Next ‘Jentel Presents’ set for Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will host the next “Jentel Presents” Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center. The program is free and open to all members of the community. Light refreshments will be available. This month’s presenters include poet Harry Moore of Decatur, Alabama; sculptor Debra Baxter of Santa… Continue Reading

WYO to kick off ‘Live from the Met’ Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Verdi’s ‘Il Trovatore’” on Tuesday at 6 p.m. The performance is one installation of the series “The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High-Definition,” which transmits opera performances to movie theaters and other venues around the world as part of The Metropolitan Opera’s efforts to reinvigorate… Continue Reading

TRHS graduate seeking votes in ‘American Made’ contest

SHERIDAN — Bethany Yellowtail’s fashion company has been named a finalist for Martha Stewart’s “American Made” program and is seeking your support. “American Made spotlights the maker, supports the local, and celebrates the handmade,” according to a press release. The program is made up of people and local communities that have turned their passion into… Continue Reading

WGFD seek information on poaching of two deer

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information from the public about the wanton destruction of two deer in Sheridan County. Individuals are asked to contact the WGFD if they have information about either poaching incident that took place on Friday evening. A mule deer buck was killed west of Sheridan at… Continue Reading

Air service returning to Sheridan

SHERIDAN — It’s official: Air service will return to the Sheridan County Airport beginning Nov. 19. The Sheridan-Johnson Critical Air Service team entered a one-year contract with Denver Air Connection Sept. 25. Denver Air will offer a minimum of 13 round-trip flights per week from Sheridan to the Denver International Airport on a 30-passenger Dornier… Continue Reading

CHAPS equine therapy visits Energy Downs in Gillette

CHAPS equine therapy visits Energy Downs in Gillette

SHERIDAN — More than a dozen children and adults served by Sheridan-based nonprofit Children, Horses and Adults in PartnerShip, or CHAPS, visited Energy Downs at the Cam-Plex in Gillette on Saturday. “CHAPS utilizes equine therapy to assist youth, adults and military veterans,” CHAPS executive director Kristen Marcus said. “In fact, we are one of only… Continue Reading

Local Business Briefs — Sept. 29, 2015

Landon’s to host weekend workshops SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host three workshops Saturday. At 10 a.m., Courtney Kaplan of Piney Creek Pottery and Magpie Potions will present a workshop on medicinal herbs. At 1 p.m., attendees can learn about fall bulbs — what they are, where to put them, along with when and… Continue Reading

Michael Cooper to perform at the WYO Sunday

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater in downtown Sheridan will host Michael Cooper, an “eye-popping visual artist and virtuoso mime,” on Sunday at 4 p.m. Cooper’s one-man show combines handcrafted masks, original stories, outlandish stilt dancing and a physical repertoire. Cooper graduated from Goddard College with a degree in peace studies. He then completed six years… Continue Reading

Senior Center organizing ‘Golden Years Dinner’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center has invited any couples celebrating 50 or more years of marriage to join the organization for a “Golden Years Dinner.” The event will be held Sunday, with social time beginning at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starting at 6 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center. The event will include music… Continue Reading

Story Woman’s Club to host turkey dinner

SHERIDAN — The Story Woman’s Club will host its 40th annual turkey dinner on Sunday. The event will run from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Story Woman’s Club. The meal will include turkey with dressing, potatoes with gravy, vegetables, cranberry sauce and homemade pies. The cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children age… Continue Reading

Testing her skills in the ER, classroom

Testing her skills in the ER, classroom

SHERIDAN — When you train for something, whether you’re an athlete or a doctor, you want to be able to put your skills to the test. After all, why else would you be training? For Kaleen Juergens, her skills are put to the test every day — just not in the way she would have… Continue Reading

Goodman retiring from WHP after 30 years

Goodman retiring from WHP after 30 years

SHERIDAN — Growing up near the Big Horn Y, Sheridan native Casey Goodman used to watch Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers cruise by and thought it would be “really cool” to join their ranks someday. Cool enough to make a career, it turns out. Lt. Goodman joined WHP in 1985 and got to work next to… Continue Reading

Families, dogs dash through Dayton

Families, dogs dash through Dayton

DAYTON — Saturday marked the first Doggy Dash in Dayton, where Tongue River Valley residents did a five kilometer run or walk with man’s best friend. Chad Aksamit, Tongue River Valley Community Center program director, said the race aimed to benefit the community and offer something to do. “We just wanted to get another program… Continue Reading

Museum to host additional cemetery tours

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum will be hosting walking tours of the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery in October. The walking tours will explore local history and the history of coal mining in Sheridan County through the lives of past residents. Both tours will be held at the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery. The cemetery… Continue Reading

Library continues computer classes

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will offer free computer classes each Thursday at 10 a.m. through Oct. 22. Participants can bring their own laptops or use one of the library’s. Space is limited, so organizers ask those planning to attend to RSVP by calling 674-8585. The remaining classes will cover the following… Continue Reading

SCSO seeks info on woman

SCSO seeks info on woman

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information on a woman that is a suspect in a trespassing case officers are currently working on. The alleged trespassing took place Wednesday morning at an undisclosed location in the county. The woman is a Caucasian with short dark hair. Contact the SCSO with any… Continue Reading

Agendas — Sept. 26, 2015

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees 4 p.m. Wednesday Conference rooms A and B Sheridan Memorial Hospital 1401 W. Fifth St. • Call to order • Welcome, public comments, introductions • Approval of September board meeting agenda • Approval of August board meeting minutes — Aug. 26 • Old business • Quality Committee Report •… Continue Reading

Senior Center Happenings Sept. 26, 2015

• My family doesn’t want my things — what do I do? We don’t want Mom and Dad’s stuff — what do we do? Join us on Tuesday evening at a free community presentation. Amanda Lawson of Caring Transitions and Shelley Kinnison of Real Estate Rehab will share tips and strategies for “Downsizing Your Life.”… Continue Reading

Center Stage: Italian friends and acquaintances

Several Italian families migrated to the Cambria coal mine when it was in operation from 1888-1928.  Newcastle and Cambria were named after towns in England.  Many of the Italian miners took homesteads in the area.  The CB&Q railroad needed coal and the Cambria coal mine furnished this before the vein of coal ran out. The… Continue Reading

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