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Nine inches of snowfall results in minor vehicle accidents

Nine inches of snowfall results in minor vehicle accidents

SHERIDAN – Sheridan County Sheriff’s Department, along with Sheridan Police and Wyoming Highway Patrol, tended to accidents and “numerous slide offs” this morning due to consistent snowfall. City of Sheridan Operations Superintendent Mathers Heuck estimated about nine inches had accumulated by noon since the snow began Wednesday night. The nine inches of snow translated into… Continue Reading

MCL model working well at BHMS

BIG HORN — The Mass Customized Learning model at Big Horn Middle School is going smoothly, according to teachers and administrators.  At Tuesday night’s Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting, BHMS teachers presented their progress on the MCL model to the board of trustees.  The MCL model is a complete overhaul of the traditional… Continue Reading

Municipal court focuses on communication

SHERIDAN – The court systems in Sheridan do whatever they can to accommodate those who need assistance during a hearing. “We definitely make every effort to accommodate everybody, whether they have a disability or they can’t speak English. Whatever the case may be, we make every effort to do so until the judge determines we… Continue Reading

Library receives $24,000 gift for Children’s Library

SHERIDAN — Sublette County Public Library is donating six detailed book bins to the Fulmer Children’s Library. The donation was announced at the Sheridan County Public Library Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday night. Each book bin costs about $4,000 to make, making it a $24,000 gift. Sheridan County Public Library Director Cameron Duff said a… Continue Reading

Sheridan County interactive map featured during GIS Day

Sheridan County interactive map featured during GIS Day

SHERIDAN – Sheridan County celebrated Geography Awareness Week Wednesday by hosting a GIS, or Geographical Information Systems, Day at Sheridan Chamber of Commerce. GIS Coordinator Richard Immell collaborated with others from the forest service and County Planner Mark Reid to help teach the public about this resource. “I feel like it was a success for… Continue Reading

Stevenson, Mines wed

Stevenson, Mines wed

SHERIDAN — Ashley Stevenson and Aaron Mines wed in Big Horn at The Brinton Museum on July 30, 2016. Stevenson, originally of Sheridan, attended the University of Wyoming for her bachelor’s degree in communication and Black Hills State University where she received a master of science degree. She is currently employed as an English teacher… Continue Reading

SCSD3 announces first-semester honor roll

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 3 officials recently released the list of students named to the Honor Roll and Board of Trustee’s Honor Roll for the first-semester. The following students were named to the Honor Roll. Honor Roll (3.0-3.49) Seventh grade — Shelden Malli Eighth grade — Kerri Malli, Charlynn Mercer Ninth grade —… Continue Reading

International Survivors of Suicide day at Fulmer Library

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will host the international Survivors of Suicide Day gathering Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sheridan Fulmer Public Library in the Inner Circle. The gathering is for those who have experienced a loss due to suicide in an informal and low-pressure… Continue Reading

Dayton Art Loop and Bazaar set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Dayton Art Loop and Bazaar will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will showcase artistic talent in the Tongue River Valley. Activities will include a tour of the studios of local artists and a bazaar. The map of artist’s studios is available at the Community Center… Continue Reading

Jazz at the Mars to perform Tuesday

SHERIDAN — Jazz at the Mars will perform Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. The event will take place in the Mars Theater at Sheridan College. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased at the door. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.   Continue Reading

Reports — Nov. 17, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 700 block Emerson Street, 5:42 p.m. • Activated fire alarm, 1500 block Sugarland Drive, 9:50 p.m. • RMA assist, 1900 block West Loucks Street, 10:53 p.m.   GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Wednesday • No reports available at press time.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Wednesday • No reports… Continue Reading

‘Double-Time’ on the river

‘Double-Time’ on the river

With my summer guiding season behind me, I’m spending every day at my fly tying vice trying to chip away at the 1,000 dozen flies I’m supposed to tie for various guides and fisherman by next spring. It’s getting tedious, and I’m already starting to wish I was back working on the River. Then, I… Continue Reading

Is there anything to do in Sheridan on Sundays?

Is there anything to do in Sheridan on Sundays?

I have been asked this question as many times as I asked it myself when I first moved to Sheridan!  Sheridan certainly does not lack in weekly events and activities but Sundays can often seem quiet—especially for visitors.  This observation led the Whitney Center for the Arts to open the Edward A. Whitney Gallery to… Continue Reading

Maintaining the authenticity of the Kleiber Cabin

Maintaining the authenticity of the Kleiber Cabin

DAYTON — The Kleiber Cabin is considered an integral part of Dayton’s history. The roof has been leaking around the skylight and the chimney for many years. In order to protect the building and the artifacts displayed inside, the town of Dayton has decided to have the roof and skylight replaced. Sonja Caywood, who has… Continue Reading

Homegrown: Parent learns to let go

Homegrown: Parent learns to let go

Editor’s note: This is part five of a portrait series highlighting ordinary families in the community. Earlier this year, Sheridan Press photographer Justin Sheely started a project to highlight families in Sheridan County. He asked local families several questions: How has having children for the first time changed their lives? What are the challenges they face?… Continue Reading

Old TRE to be used for educational purpose

BIG HORN — Sheridan County School District 1 officials chose to use the old Tongue River Elementary for educational purposes.  At Tuesday’s meeting, the SCSD1 board of trustees voted unanimously to maintain the building to facilitate academic and athletic programs for the next two years.  The decision arrived primarily out of the three meetings held… Continue Reading

VOA Northern Rockies thrives with community assistance

VOA Northern Rockies thrives with community assistance

SHERIDAN – Last Spring, Sheridan’s Volunteers of America Northern Rockies earned the highest level of accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. The three-year accreditation, among other large factors, is aiding the organization in its growth and ability to impact the community in a positive way. In the past 14 years of working… Continue Reading

Commission approves HAZMAT training grant, court file digitalization

Commission approves HAZMAT training grant, court file digitalization

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a hazardous materials emergency planning grant during Tuesday’s regular session board meeting. The grant was awarded to the Local Emergency Planning Committee in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grant totals $18,443.15 and is the first of a three-year stretch of grant approvals that will go… Continue Reading

Scott Foundation donates $50K to Antelope Butte

SHERIDAN — The Homer A. & Mildred S. Scott Foundation has made a second gift to the Open Antelope Butte campaign. This new grant of $50,000 adds to a grant made last year, totaling gifts of more than $75,000 by the Scott Foundation in the past 18 months.  These grants have all been given toward… Continue Reading

History Express to focus on Bozeman Trail

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host History Express this Saturday from 1-2 p.m. Museum Director John Woodward will teach participants how to work on a small audio exhibit connected to the history of the Bozeman Trail. The program is free and for children 11-18 years old. For more information and to reserve a… Continue Reading

Tidbit Saturday to focus on ‘From Trash to Toys’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host Tidbit Saturday this weekend from 10 a.m. to noon. Museum Curator of Education Shawna Michelena will teach on the theme for November “From Trash to Toys.” Where participants will get a chance to roll up their sleeves and make something special. The event is free and for… Continue Reading

Andrew Todd to perform at Whitney Center

SHERIDAN — Andrew Todd will perform a piano recital at the Sheridan College Whitney Center for the Arts Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Todd has performed in a wide range of venues in the United States, including Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2001. He was the winner of the Artists International Piano award and… Continue Reading

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