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Sheridan City Council adds weekly work sessions

Sheridan City Council adds weekly work sessions

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s city administrator Mark Collins brought more of his expertise to the table by adding off-week work sessions for the city council and mayor in order to more fully understand ongoing projects and voting items on future meeting agendas. “We appreciate council’s indulgence, both for the council retreat, which I think was extremely… Continue Reading

Stars of Tomorrow winners move on to Division Show

Stars of Tomorrow winners move on to Division Show

SHERIDAN — Local youth competed in the annual Stars of Tomorrow competition at the WYO Theater on Friday. First-, second- and third-place finishers in each division earned a trophy. Division IV winners were also awarded scholarships in the amount of $1,000 for first place, $750 for second place and $500 for third place. In addition,… Continue Reading

Big Horn High School announces honor rolls

BIG HORN — Big Horn High School officials recently announced the students who earned spots on the school’s Principal’s Honor Roll and School Honor Roll for the first semester. To earn a sport on the Principal’s Honor Roll, students must have had at least a 3.5 GPA and had no grade below a B.  The following… Continue Reading

Boley named candidate in US Presidential Scholars Program

SHERIDAN — Olivia Boley, a senior at Sheridan High School, has been named one of the more than 4,000 candidates in the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.5 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in 2017. The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964 by… Continue Reading

Clearmont Community Church to host vision banquet

CLEARMONT — The Clearmont Community Church will host its 2017 Vision Banquet on Sunday at 5 p.m.  The event will include live music, food, drawings, fellowship and a discussion on what the church is looking forward to in 2017. The event is free for all ages. For more information call 758-4597 or see www.clearmontchurch.com. Clearmont… Continue Reading

Big Horn Woman’s Club to gather Friday

BIG HORN — The February meeting for the Big Horn Woman’s Club will take place Friday at 1:30 p.m.   The program will be presented by Dr. Sam Hoffmann about “Aging of the Eyes.” The meeting is free and open to all women.  For additional information, contact Joyce Coates at 389-2804.  The Big Horn Woman’s… Continue Reading

Reports — Feb. 14, 2017

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 100 block West Brundage Street, 8:41 a.m.   GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Monday • Vehicle accident, mile marker 20, Interstate 90, 6:02 p.m.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Monday • Medical, West Brundage Street, 12:09 a.m. • Medical, South Bridge Street, 1:52 a.m. • Medical, Frackelton Street, 9:03… Continue Reading

New look, old traditions, increased costs

New look, old traditions, increased costs

SHERIDAN — Sheridan remains a unique city in that extensive lines at the Sheridan County Treasurer’s Office stay relatively calm, unlike other places that might contain impatient or upset customers. With possible increases to vehicle registration fees, though, the patience could wane. “The really bad thing is that they’re doubling the registration fees on trailers… Continue Reading

Locals quiet on effect of federal hiring freeze

SHERIDAN — With hundreds of federal jobs through the Veterans Affairs Health Care System, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and other entities, the 90-day federal civilian hiring hold could affect many in the county, but the subject remains one media relations personnel have little to say about. BLM public affairs officer Tony Brown… Continue Reading

Training grounds: First run, thinking ahead

Week six. With 11 training sessions under my belt, I’ve started thinking a lot about what happens when my time training with Caryn Moxey at PURENERGY ends.  My fear is that with the myriad things that take time out of my days, I’ll fall back off the wagon. What a waste that would be! Moxey… Continue Reading

Pole Creek Chili Fest set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Powder Pass Nordic Club will host the Pole Creek Chili Fest on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. at the Pole Creek Nordic Area. All are welcome to join the group for chili, camaraderie, skiing and snowshoeing. For additional information, contact at the group via email at powderpassnordic@gmail.com. Continue Reading

WYO to host ‘Artrageous’ event

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host an “Artrageous” art and music extravaganza Saturday beginning at 7:30 p.m. The show is a high-energy production that includes singing, dancing and a lot of audience involvement. Tickets for the event are $32 for adults, $29.50 for seniors and military and $26.50 for students. They are available through… Continue Reading

SC to host Gresl in concert Friday

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host Jason Gresl at the Whitney Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Gresl, a clarinetist, has performed in a variety of orchestral and chamber music settings. By day, he stays busy as the clarinet instructor and guest lecturer at Andrews University, Lake Michigan College and… Continue Reading

Performance to benefit Advocacy and Resource Center

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College staff and students will present “The Vagina Monologues” on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Thorne-Rider Campus Center. Tickets to the event cost $5 for community members and $1 for students. All of the money raised from the event will go to women’s charities, with 90 percent going directly to support… Continue Reading

Reports – Feb. 13, 2017

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Friday • Activated fire alarm, 700 block Gladstone Street, 12:23 a.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 200 block Smith Street, 3:42 a.m. • Structure fire, 100 block West Brundage Street, 5:37 a.m. • Car fire, 1300 block Victoria Street, 7:39 a.m. • Activated fire alarm, 3000 block Coffeen Avenue, 12:57 p.m. • Roof… Continue Reading

Miller defines duties, assures transparency

Miller defines duties, assures transparency

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Mayor Roger Miller has spent much of his first month in office working in conjunction with city administrator Mark Collins and the City Council to ensure the municipality defines the roles of the two positions and utilizes them to their full potential. “I’ve got some draft-type stuff that I’m looking at and… Continue Reading

Dayton resident pens chapter in business book

Dayton resident pens chapter in business book

DAYTON — Becoming a successful business person means taking risks. Dan Bockman knows that well. The Dayton resident and owner of the fencing company Bockman Group, LLC, created a thriving company out of faith and hard work. But even though he’s grown his company substantially over the past several years, he still likes to take… Continue Reading

Group talks next steps for Dementia Friendly Wyoming

Group talks next steps for Dementia Friendly Wyoming

SHERIDAN — Dementia Friendly Wyoming met Friday to discuss the next step in Sheridan’s transformation. Last fall, the group received a $1.1 million grant from the federal government to increase awareness, diagnosis and support for those living with dementia and their caregivers. Director of Dementia Friendly Wyoming Kay Wallick said since receiving the grant the… Continue Reading

WTBC kicks off business contest

WTBC kicks off business contest

SHERIDAN — If you had the time, money and resources to start a new business, what would it be? That’s a question John Dick hopes many people will be asking themselves over the next couple of weeks. He especially hopes to give those individuals a nudge who have been tinkering with their idea in a… Continue Reading

WYO Theater to host ‘Artrageous’ show

SHERIDAN — While a high-energy, fast-paced, color-enhanced performance sounds like something geared toward children, both WYO Theater executive director Erin Butler and the show’s performers are quick to correct that misconception. Artrageous — an interactive art and music experience — includes music, dancing and a form of quick-drawing. “It’s geared toward kids in the sense… Continue Reading

Recognize the signs of opioid addiction

The United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Each year, more Americans die from drug overdoses than in traffic accidents, and more than three out of five of these deaths involve an opioid. Opioids (including prescription opioids and heroin) killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, more than any year on record. … Continue Reading

Agendas – Feb. 11, 2017

Sheridan County Commission Regular Session Staff Meeting 9 a.m., Monday Sheridan County Courthouse Addition Second Floor Commission Library, 216 • Call to order • Staff/Elected reports • Discussion with Gretchen Danforth concerning the handicapped accessibility/seating at the Fairgrounds • Discussion with Paul Demple, Executive Director for Northern Wyoming Mental Health Center, concerning the Gatekeeping Demonstration… Continue Reading

Sunlight and our eyes

We have all read columns and news articles about how much time our youth spend in front of either a TV screen or a computer screen or a phone screen. They discuss how little time kids are spending out in the great out-of-doors simply playing. I have always wanted my children to be children as… Continue Reading

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