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Wyatt, Stevenson to wed in September

Wyatt, Stevenson to wed in September

SHERIDAN — Cody Ray Wyatt and Kylie Shay Stevenson will wed Sept. 2 at the Powder Horn Golf Club in Sheridan. Wyatt, originally of Casper, earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Wyoming in 2010 and his professional engineering license in 2015. He currently works for WWC Engineering. He is… Continue Reading

Accelerators, venture funding, growth themes for next e2e program

SHERIDAN — Travis Todd, co-founder of FullContact, will be the next e2e Wyoming speaker in Sheridan on March 22. FullContact is a Denver-based technology company that provides a suite of cloud-based contact management solutions for businesses, developers and individuals. Launched from a basement in 2010 by Bart Lorang, Dan Lynn and Travis Todd, FullContact has… Continue Reading

Council of Social Agencies seeks nominees

SHERIDAN — The Council of Social Agencies is seeking nominations from the public for two awards — 2016 Human Service Person of the Year and Human Service Lifetime Achievement Award. The purpose of the annual awards is to recognize people who have made a significant contribution to the community through his or her employment or… Continue Reading

SC to host printmaking show

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts will present master printmakers Catherine Chauvin and Fawn Atencio in their exhibition “Where Land and Water Always Meet.” The work will be on display in the Edward A. Whitney Gallery at Sheridan College March 21 through April 13. The gallery is free and open to the public… Continue Reading

Prayer lodge to host presentation March 25

BUSBY, Mont. — A Busby, Montana, Prayer Lodge will host a Montana Conversation program “A Jesuit Window into Western Montana Life in the 1840s and ‘50s” with Sally Thompson on March 25. The program will begin at 10 a.m. and is free and open to the public. Thompson will engage the audience in the recorded… Continue Reading

Reports — March 16, 2017

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Activated fire alarm, 400 block East Fifth Street, 11:49 a.m. • Fuel spill, 50 block East Brundage Street, 12:09 p.m.   GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Wednesday • No calls reported.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Wednesday • Medical, North Jefferson Street, 1:05 a.m. • Medical, Sugarland Drive, 8:35 a.m. • Medical, North… Continue Reading

Textile trends take on a traditional tone

Textile trends take on a traditional tone

 Art and craft give interiors their soul. They personalize, like all things bespoke, and make a house your own, with an intimacy that really is hard to match, especially when there’s a backstory. These objects speak to you, especially when they have a memorable provenance that adds a touch of romance. A piece of tinwork… Continue Reading

Spring fever

We’ve all been bitten. Raking the yard, cleaning up flower beds, planning, planning and more planning. Over the next few weeks I’ll be writing about garden projects that are easy, inexpensive and beautiful that you might consider incorporating into your yard this spring. Using a little DIY muscle and some creative inspiration is all you’ll… Continue Reading

Buffalo wool mill delivers product, story for consumers

Buffalo wool mill delivers product, story for consumers

SHERIDAN  -— These days, consumers are searching for more than just products while shopping, they’re in search of a story. Karen Hostetler recognized this nearly 10 years ago and applied it to the wool industry when she and her friend Valerie Stanos opened Mountain Meadow Wool in Buffalo. The now family-owned mill supports local ranchers… Continue Reading

The Hemingway Connection

Key West, Sun Valley, Oak Park, Kansas City, Africa, Spain, Italy, France, Cuba — Ernest Hemingway got around! These are just a few of the geographical locations that come to mind when thinking about his work. But as many of us in the region know, Wyoming also played a significant role in Hemingway’s life and… Continue Reading

SCSD3 board votes to allow AC principal’s contract to expire

CLEARMONT — The Sheridan County School District 3 Board of Trustees voted unanimously Wednesday evening to approve Superintendent Charles Auzqui’s recommendation that Arvada-Clearmont school principal Christy Wright’s contract be allowed to expire at the end of the year, and that a new contract would not be issued for the coming year. The board made the… Continue Reading

City remains relatively animal cruelty-free

City remains relatively animal cruelty-free

SHERIDAN –– An amended Wyoming animal cruelty bill signed by Gov. Matt Mead expanded the acts that constitute a felony charge for aggravated cruelty to animals. Sheridan’s Dog and Cat Shelter and the police department’s community resource officers rarely see or receive calls for abused animals throughout the year. “Occasionally we do get animals that… Continue Reading

School districts look forward after education cuts

School districts look forward after education cuts

SHERIDAN — Cuts to local school districts will be coming — it’s only a matter of when and where. Since the Legislature passed its budget for the next school year, local school districts have felt a sense of both relief and distress; relief in that districts now have an understanding of how much they have… Continue Reading

SCFA approves barn expansion project

SCFA approves barn expansion project

SHERIDAN –– The Sheridan County Fair Association approved the advancement of a project that will expand the sale barn during its meeting Monday. SCFA Treasurer Jason Koltiska presented a plan for the expansion that would extend the sale barn approximately 70 feet. Koltiska said the expansion is needed because of the growing number of animals,… Continue Reading

WTBC receives 68 submissions for Sheridan Start-Up Challenge

SHERIDAN — Not many people have the courage to start a new business. It is difficult, time consuming and doesn’t always pay off. Despite those challenges, the Wyoming Technology Business Center received 68 submissions from local entrepreneurs for the first ever Sheridan Start-Up Challenge. The submissions covered a broad range of industries — service, software,… Continue Reading

Local students take top honors in World Languages Competition

SHERIDAN — Junior high and high school students from throughout the state showcased their language talents during the annual World Languages Day March 3-4 at the University of Wyoming. The annual event provides Wyoming’s world languages students a chance to demonstrate their linguistic talents in judged competitions; convene with other language enthusiasts; and exposes them to… Continue Reading

Big Horn Woman’s Club to meet Sunday

BIG HORN — The March meeting for Big Horn Woman’s Club will take place Sunday at 12:30 p.m. This is the annual Guest Sunday and Potluck Lunch. Linda Steger will give a presentation on World War I and II sites in Normandy, Belgium and the Netherlands. Members are to bring a guest and a potluck… Continue Reading

Pint Night to benefit Keystone Awards

SHERIDAN — The Black Tooth Brewing Company will host a community pint night to benefit the 2017 Keystone Awards. The evening, set to begin at 5 p.m., will include music, raffles and beer. The brewery will donate $1 of each pint sold to the Keystone Awards, which recognizes individuals who have dedicated their lives to… Continue Reading

Apple and pork, the perfect pairing

Apple and pork, the perfect pairing

APPLE GLAZED PORK LOIN ROAST WITH PINEAPPLE STUFFING  Servings: makes 12 to 15 (3-ounce) cooked weight servings of pork and 12 servings of stuffing Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: roast: 60 to 80 minutes; stuffing: 50 minutes to 1 hour; standing time: 5 to 10 minutes INGREDIENTS For the stuffing: 1/2 cup butter, at… Continue Reading

Reports — March 15, 2017

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • Animal rescue, 1300 block Hill Pond Drive, 2:45 p.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 1300 block Avoca Place, 6:54 p.m. • Odor investigation, 300 N. Custer St., 7:15 p.m.   GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Tuesday • No calls reported.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday • No reports available at press time.… Continue Reading

Free health center switching to sliding fee scale

Free health center switching to sliding fee scale

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Health Center will shift from a free clinic to a charitable clinic starting July 1. Currently, Health Center Executive Director Wendy Ongaro said they do not bill third party payers and request a $10 donation from patients. As a charitable clinic, payment will work on a sliding fee scale and the… Continue Reading

A new twist on an old classic

A new twist on an old classic

SHERIDAN — The story of “Saint George and the Dragon” may be one of the more popular story lines in history, featuring a heroic protagonist slaying an evil beast to save the princess. The plot line has been tweaked and altered over the years; authors, movies and even video games have adapted the tale to… Continue Reading

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