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Happy to provide in-home care

Happy to provide in-home care

Her exuberance about her work is evident, immediately making one wonder if they have such passion for their work. Casi Bluemel is a certified nursing assistant, and she loves what she does. “Each day is a new day with a new outlook,” Bluemel said. As a C.N.A. with the Sheridan Senior Center, Bluemel takes care… Continue Reading

Odds and ends at the end of November

At this time of year, I am often left wondering what I have forgotten to do. At work, home and around the garden, what is it that I’ve left undone? I usually find the answer later in December. For now, I’ll assume I’m good. After all, I’ve changed the oil in the snow blower, gotten… Continue Reading

Academics for All committee to begin selecting winners

SHERIDAN — The Academics for All committee will begin to recognize and reward Sheridan High School seniors who are academic and community leaders. During the next five months, a Summit Award winner will be chosen and have an article written about him or her for making the most of the academic and extracurricular opportunities available… Continue Reading

Emborg to present Gollings Collection lecture on Nov. 30

SHERIDAN — A lecture on the Whitney Gollings Collection at Sheridan will feature Tyson Emborg, who will present Sheridan’s unique connection to one of the West’s greatest artists, E. William Gollings. The lecture will begin at 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Whitney Center of Arts at Sheridan College. The lecture is free and open… Continue Reading

Christmas Stroll brings bright faces downtown

Christmas Stroll brings bright faces downtown

SHERIDAN — As the minutes flew past 4 p.m., the streets quickly filled for the 2016 Christmas Stroll in downtown Sheridan Friday night. This year, the popular Christmas Stroll buttons also flew out of the hands of local businesses, just in time for the Stroll to begin. “It was sold out about the time the… Continue Reading

Agenda – Nov. 26, 2016

Sheridan County Commission Staff Meeting with selected Department Heads 9 a.m., Monday Sheridan County Courthouse Addition Second Floor Commission Library, 216 • Call to Order • Staff/Elected Reports • Review closure of Dana Avenue from 13th Street to 15th Street • Adjourn Continue Reading

Small Business Saturday boosts local shop small traditions

Small Business Saturday boosts local shop small traditions

SHERIDAN — Small Business Saturday has grown rapidly since its implementation in 2010. By recruiting different business associations to act as Neighborhood Champions, or organizers of events and activities to promote the day, American Express has helped bring the focus of the holiday shopping season back to small businesses. With more than 1,450 Neighborhood Champions… Continue Reading

Phillips swears in as officer for Sheridan Police Department

Phillips swears in as officer for Sheridan Police Department

SHERIDAN – A full room of Sheridan Police officers, city officials and family members welcomed Meagan Phillips into the Sheridan Police Department family during her induction ceremony at City Hall Wednesday. Mayor John Heath performed the swearing in of Phillips as her coworkers accompanied her in the oath. “This is one of my most favorite… Continue Reading

SC faculty average $55,557 annually

SHERIDAN — Faculty members at Sheridan College will be payed an average of $55,557 this year, according to Sheridan College’s department of human resources.  The lowest paid faculty members earn $40,696, and the highest paid faculty member earns $81,891. Faculty wages are determined by a steps system based upon a member’s level of education. For… Continue Reading

New Faces — Nov. 25, 2016

Eleanor Maryly Steger Eleanor Maryly Steger was born on Nov. 18, 2016, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. She weighed six pounds, 12 ounces. She was welcomed by parents Joe and Natalie Steger of Sheridan and brother Thomas. Her grandparents are Tom and Linda Steger of Sheridan; Cang Tran of Springfield, VA and Minh Dao of Falls… Continue Reading

Big Horn Equestrian Ball RSVP due Monday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Equestrian Center’s 2016 Winter Ball will take place on Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. RSVPs are required and must be submitted by Monday. The cost to attend is $100 per person. All proceeds will go to the Big Horn Equestrian Center. The event is a black tie or elegant western… Continue Reading

SC Whitney Center to present “Christmas Swing” concert

SHERIDAN — A Christmas Swing Jazz concert at Sheridan College will take place on Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature band songs from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and many other Christmas songs arranged by Sheridan College Coordinator of Music and Music Technology, Dr. Christian Erickson. The band will feature Rebecca Flanders on… Continue Reading

Reports — Nov. 25, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • Activated carbon monoxide alarm, 1600 block North Heights Way. 4:15 p.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1800 block Warren Avenue, 11:56 p.m. Wednesday • Activated fire alarm, 3000 block Coffeen Avenue, 12:27 a.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1000 block Illinois Street, 1:01 p.m. • Ruptured natural gas line, Fifth Street… Continue Reading

Officials warn against feeding or shooting resident gobblers

Officials warn against feeding  or shooting resident gobblers

SHERIDAN — They walk around Sheridan in little gangs, peeking in windows, hopping fences and stopping traffic. They’re wild turkeys, and though their intentions may be clean, what they leave behind, isn’t. Love them or hate them, in the name of safety and neighborliness, it’s important to leave them alone. Wyoming Game and Fish district… Continue Reading

Community gives back year-round

Community gives back year-round

SHERIDAN — Thanksgiving functions as a time to serve the less fortunate. But for many Sheridan residents, the gift of service comes as naturally as blinking, not just in the holiday season but consistently throughout the year. “It’s just the nature of Sheridan to give and to be really generous,” Cornerstone Church associate pastor Cody… Continue Reading

For many, Thanksgiving is business as usual

For many, Thanksgiving is business as usual

SHERIDAN — For many, Thanksgiving is a day of food, relaxing with family and watching football. For those who work in the livestock industry, it’s just another day that happens to come with a large meal.  Since animals don’t heed holidays and need care on a daily basis —often twice a day — animal caretakers… Continue Reading

Holiday cooking safety tips from Sheridan Fire-Rescue

SHERIDAN — As family and friends gather on Thanksgiving and distractions fill the home, it is especially important to practice fire safety in the kitchen. Statistics from the National Fire Protection Agency show there are three times more cooking-related fires on Thanksgiving than any other average day in the United States. “Sheridan Fire-Rescue wants to… Continue Reading

Auditions for ‘George and the Dragon’ set for Monday

SHERIDAN — Auditions for “George and the Dragon” will take place from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday at Sheridan College in the Whitney Center for the Arts, room W140D. The original musical was written and directed by Doug Sheehan, who is best known for his work on “Knots Landing,” “General Hospital,” “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” and “Clueless.”… Continue Reading

Center for a Vital Community has moved to a new location

SHERIDAN — The Center for a Vital Community has moved into a new location at 245 Broadway St. The Sheridan College program operates as a nonprofit and seeks to provide leadership training and nonprofit support that will help move community initiatives forward. The CVC has kept its phone numbers and email addresses.  For more information,… Continue Reading

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