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Deadline Oct. 21 for USDA regional conservation partnership application

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Conservation District and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service are currently accepting applications for water quality improvement and conservation easement projects under the Tongue River Regional Conservation Partnership Program. Projects can include fencing and stock water for riparian area, grazing management improvements, irrigation diversion, infrastructure improvements and others. The deadline to… Continue Reading

Food Expo will show ‘Story of Compost’ Wednesday

SHERIDAN — The fifth annual Sheridan Local Foods Expo will take place Oct. 5-9. The Expo supports and demonstrates the health and economic benefits of local foods by including educational sessions, workshops and networking for large and small scale producers, backyard gardeners and local food enthusiasts. “Our goal is to partner with individuals, businesses and… Continue Reading

Akcita Win to gather Tuesday

SHERIDAN — The October meeting for Akcita Win will be Tuesday 6 p.m. at Ole’s Pizza and Spaghetti House. The hostesses will be Janice Nielsen and Mary Ann Fiedor with a program to be presented. The meeting is open to the public, however reservations must be called into Connie Goodwin at 751-2550 prior to Tuesday. Ole’s… Continue Reading

Reports—Sept. 29, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Broken natural gas line, 700 block Harrison Street, 8:45 p.m. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Wednesday • No calls reported. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Wednesday • No reports available at press time. SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Tuesday • Admissions — Cherika E. Martin, Buffalo; Josiah Albert Martin, Buffalo • No dismissals reported. Wednesday •… Continue Reading

A new, and exotic, fishing society

A new, and exotic, fishing society

Last month, I guided a couple of beginning fly fishermen on Montana’s Big Horn River. It was a father-daughter team from California where dad wanted to take his daughter on an outdoor excursion before she left home to attend college at the University of Chicago. Their names are Raghu and Jihana. What happened their first… Continue Reading

Classics, out-of-the-box shows planned

Classics, out-of-the-box shows planned

SHERIDAN — Fall signals a lot of things to a lot of people. It means the start of school, the reappearance of pumpkin spice everything and the beginning of theater seasons. For the WYO Theater, the 2016-2017 season will be a busy one. It includes nearly 30 performances, screenings of films and live broadcasts from… Continue Reading

Inspired by Oregon

In early October, several Ucross Foundation staffers will make a trek to Portland, Oregon, to participate in the annual conference of the Alliance of Artist Communities. Ruth Salvatore, Ucross residency manager; Tracey Kikut, program associate; and I have planned a packed schedule of arts events to attend, kicking off with a reception at the Portland… Continue Reading

Sagebrush Community Art Center seeks funding for downtown space

Sagebrush Community Art Center seeks funding for downtown space

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Artists’ Guild Et al board President Laura Lehan approached the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority to ask for help funding the build out of the nonprofit’s new downtown space. The Sheridan Artists’ Guild, or SAGE, recently purchased space in the former Montgomery building. The guild currently occupies space in the old… Continue Reading

Local citizens join multi-state study of wolverines, lynx

SHERIDAN — December to May this winter season, local volunteers will assist in the Western States Wolverine Conservation Program in the Bighorn National Forest in cooperation with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. According to a press release, this is a citizen science monitoring effort led by the Council for the Bighorn Range and partner the… Continue Reading

Western Sugar: The countdown begins

Western Sugar: The countdown begins

TORRINGTON — In a letter to Torrington Mayor Mike Varney, Western Sugar Cooperative announced it will lay off 86 full-time employees beginning Nov. 14. The exit of those 86 employees will effectively end sugar-manufacturing operations at the Torrington plant, which began processing sugar beets in 1925 as one of the five Holly Sugar plants located… Continue Reading

SMH moves billing department downtown

SHERIDAN — In an effort to provide easier access for the community, patient billing and cash receipts for all Sheridan Memorial Hospital services and the Big Horn Health Network will move to the new location in downtown Sheridan, located at 61 S. Gould St. The move is taking place this week. Anyone with questions or… Continue Reading

Cemetery tours to take place in October

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum will host cemetery tours over the next two weekends. Museum director John Woodward will lead the look back in time at the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery on Saturday and again on Oct. 8. Those who attend will learn a little about the area’s famous, infamous and in-between.… Continue Reading

Next ‘Jentel Presents’ planned for Oct. 4

Next ‘Jentel Presents’ planned for Oct. 4

SHERIDAN — Jentel Foundation will present current artists in residence at the Sagebrush Community Art Center on Oct. 4 from 5:30-7 p.m. The artists will give presentations about their art. The event is free and open to the public. Presenters for October include acrylic painter Sue Danielson, of Seattle Washington; creative non-fiction writer Caitlyn Luce Christensen, of… Continue Reading

Library to host Fiber Arts Guild reception

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Fiber Arts Guild will hold its annual show at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Oct. 1-31 on the mezzanine. The show features a variety of fiber art mediums including quilting, felting, embroidery, cross stitch and knitting from local fiber artists. A public artist reception will be held Oct. 4 from… Continue Reading

Santosha to host yoga workshops

SHERIDAN — Santosha Yoga will host “Yoga for your Back, Neck, Knees and More!” a weekend workshop with JJ Gormely Friday through Sunday. Attendees will learn more about yoga therapy and how it helps with body issues such as low back, neck, shoulder, knee, hip pain and more. The schedule of sessions includes: Friday: 6-8:30… Continue Reading

Reports—Sept. 28, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • Assist Goose Valley Fire Department, 50 block Beckton Drive, 1:19 a.m. • Activated fire alarm, 3000 block Coffeen Avenue, 6:15 a.m. • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 200 block Smith Street, 11:27 a.m. • Broken gas line, 50 block South Scott Street, 11:48 a.m. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Tuesday • Tractor fire,… Continue Reading

Spice up your life with an Asian dry rub

Spice up your life with an Asian dry rub

Add a little spice to family day with pork tenderloin with Asian dry rub. Heat oven to 425 degrees. Mix together 1 tablespoon packed light brown sugar, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves and 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper. Rub 2 (1-pound) pork… Continue Reading

Fall mornings

Lets face it, we like to eat comfort food in the fall and winter. This is as old as DNA, pack on a few more calories to help keep warm when the weather cools off. It is easy to get in a rut with breakfast. This recipe of rich apples and applesauce, combined with cinnamon… Continue Reading

Tongue River High School celebrates Homecoming this week

Tongue River High School celebrates Homecoming this week

DAYTON — Tongue River High School students, staff and families will celebrate Homecoming this week with a number of events. The week of festivities started Monday with a dress-up day and continues Tuesday and Wednesday with additional dress up days. On Wednesday, too, the students will vote for their choices for Homecoming King and Queen.… Continue Reading

City to host free landfill day

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan will host a free landfill day for city and county residents on Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Commercial customers will still be required to pay regular landfill fees. In addition, there will be a charge for car batteries, tires and refrigeration units that have not been decommissioned… Continue Reading

Hilling, Krysl wed in Sheridan in August

Hilling, Krysl wed in Sheridan in August

SHERIDAN — Morgan Michele Hilling of Sheridan and Jared Landon Krysl of Cheyenne wed in Sheridan on Aug. 6, 2016. Hilling is a student studying biology education at the University of Wyoming. She is the daughter of Todd and Pamela Hilling of Sheridan. Krysl earned a degree in secondary education in chemistry and is currently… Continue Reading

Welch Cancer Center open house set for Oct. 3

SHERIDAN — As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sheridan Memorial Hospital will host a community open house at the Welch Cancer Center on Monday from 4-6 pm. The event aims to educate and promote the importance of early breast cancer detection for better treatment options and outcomes. “The Welch Cancer Center and services provided… Continue Reading

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