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‘We the People’ dress rehearsal set for Dec. 6

SHERIDAN — The 2016 “We the People” team from Sheridan High School and Arvada-Clearmont High School will prepare for an upcoming competition with a dress rehearsal on Dec. 6 from 4-6:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. The team will practice answers to any questions thrown their way about the U.S. and Wyoming… Continue Reading

Local elected president of Wyoming Nurses Assoc.

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Nurses Association recently elected a new president, Sheridan resident Delphina “Dee” Gilson, BSN, RN. Gilson began her term as president on Sept. 23 and will continue to serve as president of the Wyoming Nurses Association until October 2018. She is a graduate of the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of… Continue Reading

Reports — Nov. 30, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • Activated fire alarm, 300 block College Meadows Drive, 10:32 a.m.   GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Tuesday • No reports available at press time   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday • Medical, Ford Road, 10:30 a.m. • Medical, West Loucks Street, 1:34 p.m. • Medical, West Fifth Street, 1:58 p.m. • Medical, West… Continue Reading



POMEGRANATE ROASTED LEG OF LAMB  Servings: makes 12 servings Preparation time: fewer than 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes per pound; standing time: 10 minutes INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup pomegranate juice 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons coarse grated onion 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves 1 teaspoon… Continue Reading

Lasagna for the holidays

Lasagna is one of those anytime foods that lends itself well to a potluck, a party or an evening at home. It is also the type of dish that lends itself to tweaking, as in make it the way you like it. Winter Vegetable Lasagna Sauce: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 3 minced… Continue Reading

HOMEGROWN: Family bonds tight, diverse

HOMEGROWN: Family bonds tight, diverse

Editor’s note: This is part six of a portrait series highlighting ordinary families in the community. Earlier this year, Sheridan Press photojournalist Justin Sheely asked local families several questions: How has having children for the first time changed their lives? What are the challenges they face? What advice would they offer to new parents or those… Continue Reading

Planning Commission moves forward with Land Use Plan approval

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan Planning Commission unanimously approved two plans for city development — Wrench Ranch Properties Third Development, Phase One and the Sheridan Land Use Plan to be approved by Sheridan’s City Council during its Dec. 19 meeting. With just enough members present for a quorum and Orion Planning and Design consultant… Continue Reading

SC discusses emergency situations, systems and procedures

SHERIDAN — It has become a despairing familiarity to see news reports of mass shootings and attacks on campuses across the nation. It’s a situation with innumerable variables that no institution wants to find itself in, but nevertheless must prepare for. Sheridan College is no exception. Northern Wyoming Community College District Chief of Police Jason… Continue Reading

SMH to host Christmas Trees of Love open house Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Auxiliary of Sheridan Memorial Hospital will host the Christmas Trees of Love open house on Sunday from 4-5 p.m. The trees will be lit at 5 pm. Refreshments will be served. The trees provide residents the opportunity to dedicate a light in honor or memory of a friend or family member. White… Continue Reading

Pet pictures with Santa on Dec. 3

SHERIDAN — Pets will be able to have their pictures taken with Santa on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Muddy Paw Prints Pet Supplies. The photos will be done by Shirley McPheeters of FFF Photography. Pictures with Santa will cost $10 apiece and proceeds will benefit the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter.… Continue Reading

‘Men’s Night Out’ set for Dec. 15

SHERIDAN — The Historic District Promotions Committee will host Men’s Night Out on Dec. 15 from 5-8 p.m. at participating businesses in downtown Sheridan. The deadline for businesses to sign up is Friday. The cost to participate is $50. Participants are encouraged to shop on Men’s Night between 5-8 p.m. for a chance to win a… Continue Reading

Reports — Nov. 29, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday • No calls reported.   GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Monday • No calls reported.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Monday • No reports available at press time.   SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Monday • No admissions or dismissals reported.   SHERIDAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Information in the police reports is taken from the SPD website.… Continue Reading

Public comment encouraged on Kendrick Park master plan draft

Public comment encouraged on Kendrick Park master plan draft

SHERIDAN – City of Sheridan Operations Superintendent Mathers Heuck presented a draft of the Kendrick Park master plan to City Council on Nov. 21 in hopes of raising awareness to citizens of the opportunity to interact with and suggest edits for the draft. “The purpose is getting the community involved,” Heuck said during his presentation… Continue Reading

Statewide, county unemployment rates stabilize

SHERIDAN — According to recent data released by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research and Planning Division, unemployment rates in Sheridan County and in the state are beginning to stabilize.  Sheridan County’s unemployment rate for the month of October sits at 3.8 percent, which is only 0.1 percent higher than 2015’s rate. Rates from September… Continue Reading

Pop-up Shop, Bought Beautifully unite with downtown location

Pop-up Shop, Bought Beautifully unite with downtown location

SHERIDAN — Two become one this holiday season as The Holiday Pop-up Shop and Bought Beautifully team up in Sheridan. Through December, the two stores will have a physical presence for holiday shoppers to enjoy in downtown Sheridan. The space, which is directly next to and owned by the Centennial Theatre, had previously been rented… Continue Reading

Community Holiday Dinner free to public

SHERIDAN — The Community Holiday Dinner will take place on Dec. 4 from 4-7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. The event is in its 26th year and is free to the public, however, attendees need to get a ticket in advance. For more information and to receive a ticket, contact the Sheridan County Chamber of… Continue Reading

Senior Center to present ‘Magic of Christmas’ shows

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Aires Choir will present “The Magic of Christmas” concert Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and Friday at 7 p.m. with special guest AJ Longhurst. The cost to attend the performances is a suggested contribution of $2 at the door for the Thursday show and a suggested contribution of $6 for the Friday… Continue Reading

Reports — Nov. 28, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Friday • Light fixture fire, 900 block East Brundage Lane, 4:22 a.m. • Trauma, 900 block South Thurmond Street, 1:02 p.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1700 block Poplar Trail, 1:40 p.m. • RMA assist, 1000 block Mydland Road, 2:40 pm. Saturday • No calls reported. Sunday • Fire investigation, 1100 block Avoca… Continue Reading

Burger Bowl Drive through

I found good ground pork at the grocery store. Not sausage. Just ground pork with no seasonings. I have seasoned my own ground pork for sausage — good quality spices, no sugar, no preservatives — since my days as a young wife and the days of Milt Johnson and the Banner Store, where we bought… Continue Reading

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

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