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SMH recognized as ‘most wired’

SHERIDAN — Last month, Sheridan Memorial Hospital received official word that they were one of only two health care entities in Wyoming awarded the 2016 Most Wired designation from Hospitals & Health Networks. Cheyenne Regional Medical Center also received the designation. “Most Wired” designation stems from a survey and benchmarking study conducted by H&HN, in… Continue Reading

Reports—Sept. 7, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • No calls reported. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Tuesday • No calls reported. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday • No reports available at press time. SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Tuesday • Admissions — Janea M. LaMeres, Sheridan; Ezekial Kai LaMeres, Sheridan • No dismissals reported. SHERIDAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Information in the police reports is… Continue Reading

Falling for fall dishes

Falling for fall dishes

PESTO CHICKEN AND RICE SALAD WITH TUSCAN RELISH  Servings: makes 6 servings Preparation time: 15 minutes, plus 10 minutes standing time Cooking time: for the rice INGREDIENTS 12 sun-dried tomatoes 2 cups hot water 3 cups cooked brown or long-grain white rice 3 cups cooked leftover shredded chicken (in 2-inch pieces) 1/2 cup basil pesto… Continue Reading

Shop smarter

As everything else in life has changed so has the way we shop for food. And it is a good change. I can remember going to the grocery store as a kid and trying to covertly put a few items into the cart. None of us could ever get something over on our mom. The… Continue Reading

Readers share ‘fixed it myself!’ savings

For me, a large part of living a super-couponing lifestyle is about applying a frugal mindset to everything on which I spend money. It’s not simply about using coupons whenever possible – it’s also about getting the best prices for the things that I need. In previous columns, I’ve shared the philosophy by which my… Continue Reading

Tiegen recounts Benghazi attacks at GOP dinner

SHERIDAN —  A number of speakers highlighted the 2016 Reagan Day Dinner, a fundraiser for the Sheridan County Republican Party and the HALO for Freedom Warrior Foundation. Both Liz Cheney, Republican candidate for the lone U.S. House seat, and her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, spoke at the dinner briefly Saturday. She thanked those… Continue Reading

Johnson, Rice engaged to wed

Johnson, Rice engaged to wed

SHERIDAN — Robert Michael Johnson of Dayton and Emma Elizabeth Rice of Sheridan are engaged to wed Nov. 12, 2016, at the First Baptist Church in Sheridan. Johnson is a 2008 graduate of Tongue River High School and 2013 graduate of Black Hills State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administrations with… Continue Reading

Show and Shine set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The 2016 Show and Shine vehicle show will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 1440 Westco Court in Sheridan. Registration will open at 8 a.m. and trophies will be awarded for best in class in several categories including cars, motorcycles, trucks and a vintage sled. A raffle will also… Continue Reading

Church to honor first responders

SHERIDAN — The Bethesda Worship Center will honor first responders during its service on Sunday. Sunday marks the 15th year since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. For additional information, contact the church at 673-0023. The Bethesda Worship Center is located at 5135 Coffeen Ave. Continue Reading

Sheridan County Museum hours change

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will shift to its fall hours this week. Beginning Tuesday, the museum will be open from 1-5 p.m. daily until Dec. 18. For additional information, contact the museum at 675-1150. The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle. Continue Reading

Reports—Sept. 6, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Friday • Structure fire, 600 block Long Drive, 9:22 a.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1100 block Emerson Street, 12:46 p.m. • RMA assist, 700 block Long Drive, 2:42 p.m. • RMA assist, Pierce Lane, 3:54 p.m. Saturday • Odor investigation, 200 block North Main Street, 12:53 p.m. • RMA assist, 1900 block… Continue Reading

AARP to meet Sept. 9

SHERIDAN — Chapter 676 of AARP will meet Friday at 5:30 p.m. for a potluck dinner and program. The program, “Are you throwing your money away with out benefits? Monitoring your prescription coverage under Medicare Part D,” will be presented by Kim Kantor of the Wyoming State Health Insurance Information Program. AARP Chapter 676 will meet in… Continue Reading

Man threatens suicide, poisons himself with Drano

SHERIDAN — While the standoff on Broadway Street is ongoing, Sheridan Police Department officers continue to respond to other emergencies and calls around the city. In the early morning hours Saturday, at 12:16 a.m., dispatch received a call from a teenage male who reported that his older brother was distraught and in possession of knives.… Continue Reading

Annual Flying Cowboys event set for Sept. 9-11

SHERIDAN — The annual Flying Cowboys fly-in will take place Sept. 9-11 in Sheridan. The fly-in features more than 200 remote controlled planes and pilots from five states. See all types — from small electric powered flyers to those with 10-foot wingspans powered by gasoline engines. The event will take place at the Sheridan County… Continue Reading

Things to do for September

Inside: Dust ceilings, walls, baseboards, and woodwork. This is especially important now, because dust that collects during summer is often laden with allergy-inducing pollen. A vacuum cleaner’s brush attachment is a good tool to use for this job. Clean ceilings first, then work your way down. Have the chimney cleaned for fire-lit nights to come.… Continue Reading

Parents face ongoing child care challenges

Parents face ongoing child care challenges

SHERIDAN — Child care can be difficult to find. Parents want to find the right fit for their kids at an affordable price and in a situation that meets the needs of the family. Combining all of those factors can make it seem like finding a needle in a haystack. Add wait lists and schedules… Continue Reading

For the love of birds

For the love of birds

SHERIDAN — At least one Saturday of each month, Chuck Bailey is in the field with binoculars in hand. Bailey looks for birds, an interest he has engaged in for more than 50 years. “I’ve always liked birds since I was a boy,” said Bailey. “I find their diversity, habits and behaviors very intriguing.” Bailey… Continue Reading

Agendas—September 3, 2016

City of Sheridan Work Session—6 p.m. Tuesday Regular Council Meeting—7 p.m. Tuesday • Call to order • Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag • Invocation • Roll call of members • Approval agenda • Approval consent agenda A. Minutes of regular council meeting Aug. 15 B. Claims C. Acceptance of drainage design criteria D. Downtown… Continue Reading

WYO, Trident Theatre to host horror film festival

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater and Trident Theatre Company will host a classic horror film series this fall at the WYO Theater. The first film — “Psycho” will be presented Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. Gene Sturlin and Aaron Odom will provide opening commentary on the film. The event will also feature a contest for… Continue Reading

Senior Center to host poets, pickers

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a Cowboy Poets and Pickers event Friday from 6-7:30 p.m. Deb and Bill Sustrich and Ed and Christa Grywusiewicz will host the event. Reservations are appreciated by Wednesday and can be made by calling the Senior Center. The cost is a suggested donation of $4. For more… Continue Reading

Chronic wound care

I n most cases a simple wound can be treated at home and heal properly on its own. But when is a wound considered serious? Which wounds should be seen by a wound care specialist and at what point? Wounds treated by a wound care clinician include complex surgical wounds, diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers… Continue Reading

19-year-old of Arvada dies in car accident

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Highway Patrol investigated a fatal crash on Friday that resulted in the death of 19-year-old Zachary Gibbs from Arvada. The exact date and time the crash occurred is still under investigation. It is believed the crash occurred sometime between the late evening hours on Thursday and the early morning hours Friday.… Continue Reading

Crews respond to fires in Bighorns

SHERIDAN — Six Bighorn National Forest firefighters hiked into an area about 1 mile north of Freeze Out Point in response to a reported wildfire. The Smith Creek Fire in the Tongue Ranger District was reported Thursday. The lightning-caused fire burned just under one-half acre of timber. Firefighters expected to have the fire contained Friday. Fire… Continue Reading

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