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Ten Sleep hatchery stocks 1,100 trout

Ten Sleep hatchery stocks 1,100 trout

SHERIDAN — The Ten Sleep Fish Hatchery stocked its last pond for the year Monday morning. The fishery stocked 1,100 Rainbow Trout in Kleenburn Pond, getting Wyoming ice fishers ready for the season. “The ponds will freeze really well and the ice fishermen really like to go after these rainbows,” Sheridan Regional Fisheries Supervisor Paul… Continue Reading

NWCCD prepares for upcoming overtime changes

SHERIDAN — A new federal rule could cost Sheridan College thousands of dollars. At the November Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees meeting, Director of Human Resources Jennifer McArthur explained that the new rule pertaining to overtime could potentially cost the college up to $70,000 in additional wages. The U.S. Department of Labor’s… Continue Reading

‘You Be the Judge’ provides laughter, education

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County’s Circuit Court came alive with laughter and thought-provoking questions Tuesday evening for “You Be the Judge.” Sponsored by the Sheridan County Bar Association, “You Be the Judge” provided an opportunity for community members to get a glimpse into the everyday happenings of Sheridan’s justice system. The evening, after heavy hors d’oeuvres… Continue Reading

City approves Senior Center construction costs

SHERIDAN — In a special meeting held Tuesday, Sheridan City Council approved a $4.25 million maximum price of construction for renovations of the Sheridan Senior Center’s food service area. The renovations will be completed by Dick Anderson Construction under the management of Brian Bolton, corporate vice president and head of the Sheridan office. “This is… Continue Reading

Local Court Briefs — Oct. 26, 2016

71-year-old woman pleads not guilty to prescription drug delivery SHERIDAN — Carol Wayts pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two drug counts — delivery of oxymorphone, or Opana, and conspiracy to deliver oxymorphone. According to court documents, Wayts was distributing her prescribed doses of Opana to Natalie Webb. Webb, who was arrested on four felony counts… Continue Reading

Trick-or-treat at Westview Oct. 30

SHERIDAN — Halloween at Westview Health Care Center will include trick-or-treating in the hallways of the facility for children 1-10 years old. Trick-or-treaters must be accompanied by an adult and are encouraged to wear a costume. For more information, call the activities office at 672-9789. Westview Health Care Center is located at 1990 W. Loucks… Continue Reading

Classical saxophonist Ashu to perform Nov. 1

SHERIDAN — Classical Saxophonist Ashu will perform Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the WYO Theater. Ashu has established an ability to communicate with audiences around the world through his charismatic and emotive performance style. While his virtuosity continues to thrill listeners, his artistry reaches far beyond this demonstrating a unique personality and musical voice.… Continue Reading

Eagles to host children’s Halloween party Sunday

SHERIDAN — A children’s Halloween party for kids ages 10 and younger will take place Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Eagles Aerie #4169. The party is free and will include games, prizes, hot dogs and other treats. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. For more information, call Lisa Hamby at 751-8157.… Continue Reading

Black Tooth to host Halloween party Saturday

SHERIDAN — Halloween at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. The event will include a dance with live music from Sheridan’s The Two Tracks band and Bill Heide will open the show. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. For more information, call Jesse Woods at… Continue Reading

Halloween Party to be held at Wagon Box Inn

SHERIDAN — A Halloween party will take place in Story on Saturday from 7-10 p.m. at the Wagon Box Inn. The event is open to all ages and will include games and a costume contest, with cash prizes for best costumes. For more information, call 683-2444. Wagon Box Inn is located at 103 N. Piney… Continue Reading

Reports — Oct. 26, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 2000 block South Sheridan Avenue, 10:28 a.m. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Tuesday • No calls reported. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday • No reports available. SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Tuesday • No admissions or dismissals reported. SHERIDAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Information in the police reports is taken from the SPD… Continue Reading

A spooky treat for Halloween feasts

A spooky treat for Halloween feasts

GHOSTS IN THE GRAVEYARD CUPCAKES  Servings: makes 24 cupcakes Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: for the cupcakes INGREDIENTS 1 package (two-layer size) white cake mix 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 1/4 teaspoons black food color, divided 2 (16-ounce) containers vanilla frosting 24 oval-shaped cookies Chocolate sprinkles (for decoration) Miniature chocolate chips (for decoration)… Continue Reading

A better granola

Granola in my family is kind of like hummus, everyone likes it and it is such a great source of protein. As we’ve seen in the news lately plant protein is easy to digest and absorb by our bodies. Beans and nuts are wonder foods in my book. This recipe draws on the binding force… Continue Reading

Cellphone needed to unlock printable coupons

If you’re a fan of printing coupons from your computer, here’s a new development that you need to know about., the largest printable coupon site on the web, has made changes to the way it offers printable coupons, and it may affect your ability to print coupons from the site. Previously, users had to… Continue Reading

Homegrown: Road to recovery

Homegrown: Road to recovery

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a portrait series highlighting ordinary families in the community. To recommend a family to be highlighted for this project, please email SHERIDAN — Earlier this year, Sheridan Press photographer Justin Sheely started a project to highlight families in Sheridan County. He asked local families several questions:… Continue Reading

Airport: Funding relies on community use

SHERIDAN  — The future of the Sheridan County Airport is in the hands of the community. Though the airport is set for fiscal year 2017, as it looks ahead to 2018, it all comes down to the community proving there’s a need for the air service in Sheridan and meeting an enplanement requirement. The Sheridan… Continue Reading

SCSD1 Candidates Weigh in on Old Elementary School

RANCHESTER — The opening of the new Tongue River Elementary was a blessing to the Tongue River Valley. The new building includes new technology, more efficient ways to utilize space and other amenities to enhance education for students. But the old Tongue River Elementary School building is still vacant. School board members met with the… Continue Reading

Local Court Briefs — Oct. 25, 2016

Man accepts plea agreement for felony DUI SHERIDAN – Kristaffer Walthall accepted a plea agreement Monday for driving while under the influence of intoxicants, fourth offense. The 35-year-old man faces a 4-7 year sentence in the Wyoming State Penitentiary. Walthall, previously charged with DUI in June 2008, Aug. 2009 and May 2013, faces his fourth… Continue Reading

Big Horn student recipient of MSU national merit scholarship

SHERIDAN — Twelve National Merit Scholars have enrolled at Montana State University for the fall semester. One of those students is Madison Wilkerson of Big Horn, who is studying marketing. The students, all freshmen from Montana, Alaska, Illinois, South Dakota and Wyoming, had scores that were in the top one percent of all initial entrants in… Continue Reading

Halloween at Sheridan Manor set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — Halloween at Sheridan Manor will take place Saturday from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The event will include games, hot dog and punch and other treats. Attendees of the event are encouraged to wear costumes. For more information, call Lisa Kramer at Sheridan Manor at 673-2116. Sheridan Manor is located at 1851 Big Horn Ave. Continue Reading

Sheridan Jaycees Halloween parade Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Jaycees will take children trick-or-treating to downtown businesses Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. Participants are encouraged to wear a costume and bring a bucket or bag for collecting candy. The event will include a costume contest and prizes for the winner. The event is for children ages 0-10 years old. Children must… Continue Reading

American Legion Children’s Halloween party Saturday

SHERIDAN — The American Legion Children’s Halloween party will take place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion building. Attendees are encouraged to dress in costume. The event will include games, face painting, costume contest, a free hot dog lunch and a lot of prizes. The event is for children ages… Continue Reading

Children’s Halloween at The Brinton

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host a children’s Halloween event for the third annual “Things That Go Bump in the Night” Saturday from 2-4 p.m. The free event will guide trick-or-treaters through two galleries to look for clues about four different works of art. After they’ve answered a question or two, the kids will… Continue Reading

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