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‘Birding at The Brinton’ set for Saturday

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum and Bighorn Audubon Society will host Birding at the Brinton on Saturday. Peter Lecholat of the Bighorn Audubon Society will lead the monthly bird walk for October. Ariel Downing will also have the new Brinton bird checklist for a few attendees. Attendees should meet in the parking lot at The… Continue Reading

Applications for Sen. Enzi’s spring internship due Nov. 4

SHERIDAN — Applications for U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi’s spring internship are due Nov. 4 at midnight. Applicants must be at least sophomore standing in an accredited university with a 3.0 GPA. Priority is given to students from Wyoming or those already studying in the state. To apply for the internship, go to and click… Continue Reading

Sheridan Stationery to host book signing

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery will host a book signing Saturday. Author Neltje will sign copies of her new book “North of Crazy” at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Robby Smith at 674-8080. Sheridan Stationery is located at 206 N. Main St. Continue Reading

Polka Club to meet Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will host a dance Sunday at the Sheridan Elks Lodge. The dance will be from 1-5 p.m. with music by Up the Creek. All are welcome. The Elks Lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St. Continue Reading

Reports — Oct. 13, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Wednesday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 600 block West Fifth Street, 4:58 a.m. • RMA assist, 300 block Wyoming Avenue, 7:18 a.m. • Activated fire alarm, 1000 block Saberton Avenue, 10:43 a.m. • RMA assist, 1900 block North Main Street, 11:15 a.m. • RMA assist, 400 block West Brundage Street, 11:55 a.m. •… Continue Reading

Perspective an essential piece of outdoor equipment

I detest seeing trash in the outdoors! Why do people, with what I like to assume are similar motivations in their outdoor recreating to my own, find it acceptable to leave garbage behind? You know what they say about making assumptions. Nonetheless, I do firmly believe that it is every recreationalist’s responsibility to pick up after… Continue Reading

Capturing the American West

Capturing the American West

SHERIDAN — When the west was still wild, William Henry Jackson was there to capture it all. The Brinton Museum is hosting its next exhibit, featuring one of the most iconic photographers in American history. The exhibit, titled “William Henry Jackson: Pioneer Photographer of the American West,” features a selection of historically important 19th century… Continue Reading

CTG to present ‘American Hero’

CTG to present ‘American Hero’

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theatre Guild will perform “American Hero,” a dark comedy written by Bess Wohl and directed by Chip King, at the Carriage House Theater. “American Hero” takes place in a franchise submarine sandwich shop in a strip mall of an unnamed American city. The story revolves around the three main characters and… Continue Reading

Standing ovation

A beautiful body is traditionally one that has not been marred by the hazards of living.  A newborn baby or an air-brushed model may each project perfection in the moment that they exist; their appearance, however, in no way reflects any depth to their lives.  A beautiful life is one that has been lived to the… Continue Reading

Commissioners talk budget, progress

Commissioners talk budget, progress

SHERIDAN — The candidate forum for the Nov. 8 election opened last night with candidates in city, county and state races.  The three candidates for Sheridan County Commission — Mike Nickel, Tom Ringley and Vicki Taylor — took the stage about an hour and a half into the program. Candidates were allowed two minutes to introduce… Continue Reading

Greene points out Cheney’s absence at forum

SHERIDAN — While Sheridan County Republican Party representative Carla Klopfenstein read a letter on U.S. House candidate Liz Cheney’s behalf at a candidate forum Tuesday, her primary challenger, Democrat Ryan Greene, said he’s heard the letter before. Greene pointed out Cheney’s absence at the forum organized by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, as… Continue Reading

Candidates for Sheridan City Council agree on most issues

Candidates for Sheridan City Council agree on most issues

SHERIDAN — Attendees of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce forum Tuesday likely had a difficult time distinguishing differences between the four candidates — three incumbents and one challenger — seeking seats on the Sheridan City Council. The candidates each discussed the role of the city administrator position — supporting the position and stating that… Continue Reading

SHS class of 1953 to meet for lunch Oct. 17

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School class of 1953 will meet for lunch at the Holiday Inn on Oct. 17 at noon. Lunch is available to be ordered off the menu and everyone is invited. For more information, call Lu Reeves at 674-9711. The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive. Continue Reading

Tidbit Saturday to focus on Buddy Poppy

The Sheridan County Museum will host Tidbit Saturday this weekend from 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. Museum Curator of Education Shawna Michelena will teach the history and significance of the Buddy Poppy flower. The event is free and for children 4-10 years old. For more information and to reserve a spot, call the… Continue Reading

Trinity Lutheran to host sale Sat.

SHERIDAN — The Trinity Lutheran Church will host a rummage and bake sale on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The bake sale will run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The rummage sale will include household items, adult and children clothing, shoes, toys, books, craft supplies, fabrics, linens, jewelry and seasonal decorations. The… Continue Reading

CTG to host auditions for ‘Bakersfield Mist’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will host auditions for “Bakersfield Mist,” a dramatic comedy by Stephen Sachs, on Oct. 17-18 from 6-8 p.m. each night. The auditions will take place in room 209 of the old Hallmark building on Main Street. The play follows Maude, an unemployed bartender, living in a Bakersfield trailer… Continue Reading

Chamber’s new hire feels right at home

SHERIDAN — There’s a fresh face greeting locals and tourists alike at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. Wyoming native Taylor Green is the Chamber’s new administrative assistant, and though she has some big shoes to fill she’s excited for the new role and enthusiastic team.  “I enjoy people,” Green said. “That’s what really drew… Continue Reading

‘Hunting for Bucks’ winners announced

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association announced the winners for Week 1 of the October Hunting for Bucks shop local campaign. Linda Cox, who signed up to win at Bighorn Design; Patti Myers, who signed up at Kilpatrick Creations; Marjory Rea, who signed up at The Old General Store; and Stephanie Hamilton, who filled out her… Continue Reading

SPD seeks information on vandalism

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Police Department is seeking information regarding a recent vandalism incident. On Oct. 9, the SPD received a complaint that the men’s restrooms in Kendrick Park had been vandalized with paint. The vandalism of both men’s restrooms occurred sometime during the evening of Oct. 8. SPD is asking the public to help… Continue Reading

SCSD2: Candidates discuss upcoming challenges

SHERIDAN — As school districts lean into uncertain times, Sheridan County School District 2 school board candidates will have to combat some of the toughest challenges in recent memory. The Sheridan Press asked candidates what they thought the biggest challenge for the school district will be over the next two years, and how they think… Continue Reading

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