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Mayoral race to be challenge of new ideas vs. status quo

SHERIDAN — Sheridan voters whittled the field of five mayoral candidates to two Tuesday night, choosing Sheridan City Councilman Alex Lee and Roger Miller to move on to the general election in November. The choices seem to represent a choice between moving ahead as planned and a change in ideas. Miller has voiced strong opposition… Continue Reading

Commissioner incumbents win primary elections

SHERIDAN — The two incumbents on the Board of County Commissioners will move on to the general election. Tom Ringley and Mike Nickel gathered the most votes out of the three candidates in the Republican primary election Tuesday night. Nickel led all candidates with 3,427 (37.6 percent) votes, followed by Ringley with 3,001 (33 percent).… Continue Reading

Sagebrush to host poppies painting class

SHERIDAN — Watercolor artist Tena Twite will teach a watercolor class on poppies Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center. Twite will share some of her techniques and attendees will have a chance to try them as well. The cost to attend is $35. For more information, contact the center at 674-1970.… Continue Reading

Nominations open for Leopold Conservation Award

SHERIDAN — Sand County Foundation and the Wyoming Stock Growers Association are accepting applications for the 2017 Wyoming Leopold Conservation Award, which honors Wyoming ranchers who demonstrate outstanding, sustainable management of natural resources. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the Leopold Conservation Award recognizes extraordinary achievement in voluntary conservation. It inspires other landowners… Continue Reading

Coe Kirkham graduates

SHERIDAN — On April 30, Brevard College held its 163rd commencement ceremony. Sheridan student Kindle Coe Kirkham was one of the students who graduated. She earned a degree in health science studies. Brevard College was founded in 1853 and is the longest ongoing private academic institution in Brevard, North Carolina. Continue Reading

Polka Club to gather Sunday

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will have its monthly dance Sunday from 1-5 p.m. The event will feature the music of Just Jim and Tammy, a band from Billings, Montana. The dance is open to all and will take place at the Elks Lodge, located at 45 W. Brundage St. Continue Reading

Sod Farm Festival to feature extensive music lineup

SHERIDAN — The annual Sod Farm Festival held to benefit Project Schoolhouse will feature an extensive lineup of musical performances from 3-9:30 p.m. Saturday. The event will take place at the Green Carpet Sod Farm and gates open at 2 p.m. Project Schoolhouse raises money to build schools in Nicaragua. Tickets to attend are $20… Continue Reading

Reports—August 17, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Tuesday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 400 block North Jefferson Street, 9:58 a.m. • Fluid clean up, North Main Street and East 17th Street, 3:28 p.m. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Tuesday • No calls reported. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Tuesday • No reports available at press time. SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Tuesday • No admissions… Continue Reading

City OKs land exchange for multi-sport complex

City OKs land exchange for multi-sport complex

SHERIDAN — Sheridan City Council members gave local recreation a big boost into the future by approving a land exchange and infrastructure agreement Monday night. The agreements allow the Doubleday Sports Complex to move closer to reality. In 2011, Neltje donated 14 acres of land to the Sheridan Baseball Academy to develop a baseball/softball complex… Continue Reading

SCSD2 tops state in ACT scores

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County School District 2 can add yet another accolade to its already jam-packed trophy case. Mitch Craft, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction at SCSD2, announced Monday that the district once again led Wyoming in ACT scores. SCSD2 combined for a composite score of 22.2 out of a possible 36. “As a… Continue Reading

Parent liaison program boasts success in its 1st year

SHERIDAN — In its first year, the Parent Liaison Program hit the ground running, according to a report provided to Sheridan County School District 2 board members Monday. In the report, which was presented by members of the Compass Center for Families, staff touted some impressive statistics for the 2015-16 school year. “By every measurement,… Continue Reading

Clearmont discusses projects, closure of landfill in October

CLEARMONT—Clearmont Town Council heard reports on Monday from EnTech engineer Dave Engels regarding the street and water main project and the landfill. The street and water main construction project is getting close to completion. Paving took place last week and the water line construction went very well. There were no problems with testing the line.… Continue Reading

Thursday fundraiser to benefit Joey’s Foundation

SHERIDAN — A fundraiser set for 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Coffeen Liquors and Lounge will benefit Joey’s Foundation. The event will include an introduction to the foundation’s mission and programs. It will also include a raffle for door prizes, silent auction items, food, live music and fun. For additional information, call 672-2292. Coffeen Liquors and… Continue Reading

Early bird registration for Rhino Run through Friday

SHERIDAN — This year’s Rhino Run hosted by the college’s nursing department will take place at Sheridan College at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 27. Early registration for the event will take place through Saturday at a charge of $10 per person. Registration after that date will cost $12 per person. The registration will include a trophy… Continue Reading

Reports—August 16, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Monday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 50 block North Main Street, 9:26 a.m. • RMA assist, 2500 block North Main Street, 1:59 p.m. • RMA assist, 800 block Beaver Street, 4:10 p.m. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Monday • No calls reported. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Monday • No reports available at press time. SHERIDAN… Continue Reading

2016 Fair Results

2016 Fair Results

BEEF CATTLE SHOW RESULTS SHOWMANSHIP Champion Senior Beef Showman – Kayce Pearce Reserve Champion Senior Beef Showman – Haley Timm Champion Intermediate Beef Showman – Braden West Reserve Champion Intermediate Beef Showman – Olivia Chase Champion Junior Beef Showman – Jhett West Reserve Champion Junior Beef Showman – Josephine Ankney MARKET BEEF Grand Champion Market… Continue Reading

County, mayoral candidates raise most money among local races

County, mayoral candidates raise most money among local races

SHERIDAN — The candidates seeking seats on the Sheridan County Commission and as Sheridan mayor have raised the most money leading up to Tuesday’s primary election. Those local races are also the only ones in which individuals will be eliminated in the primary. Several races for the Wyoming Legislature will also be whittled down Tuesday.… Continue Reading

10 rabies cases recorded in Sheridan County this year

SHERIDAN — Dr. Karl Musgrave, state public health veterinarian with WDH, said there have been more than 10 confirmed cases of rabies out of almost 50 animals tested so far in Sheridan County this year. The confirmed positive cases were skunks and cows. Rabies prevention strategies, including animal vaccinations, can help residents avoid a deadly… Continue Reading

76 golfers turn out for Holy Name tournament

76 golfers turn out for Holy Name tournament

SHERIDAN— Earlier this month, the community gathered for the 11th annual Holy Name Golf Tournament, which serves as a back-to-school fundraiser for Holy Name Catholic School. Nineteen teams and 76 players participated in the tournament at Kendrick Golf Course. The top team with a low gross score of 55 included Ken and Pete Schulte and… Continue Reading

Unplug event to feature campout at Kendrick

SHERIDAN — The next Unplug event of the summer will feature an overnight campout in Kendrick Park on Friday. The event will include bluegrass music, s’mores and more. Attendees are encouraged to bring their instruments, flashlights, binoculars and camping gear for the bluegrass jam, flashlight tag and moon gazing. Breakfast will be provided for those… Continue Reading

UW summer camp prepares students for careers in health care

SHERIDAN — Eighty-three Wyoming high school students were exposed to a variety of health care career options during the sixth annual Wyoming Area Health Education Center Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming. Several of those students were from Sheridan County. They were: Katherine Thiel of Banner; Nikki Perfetti of Dayton; Cydney… Continue Reading

‘Birding at The Brinton’ set for Saturday

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum and Bighorn Audubon Society will host Birding at the Brinton on Saturday. Dr. Jackie Canterbury of the Bighorn Audubon Society will lead the monthly bird walk. Organizers of the event say birds are moving, so it will be an interesting event. Attendees are encouraged to meet in the parking… Continue Reading

Tuesday pint night to benefit The Food Group

SHERIDAN — A pint night set for Tuesday at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will benefit The Food Group. Beginning at 5 p.m., $1 for every pint sold will be donated to the nonprofit organization that works to ensure Sheridan County children have meals over the weekend. In addition to the pint night, Peak Powersports… Continue Reading

Reports — August 15, 2016

SHERIDAN FIRE-RESCUE Friday • No calls reported. Saturday • Rocky Mountain Ambulance assist, 300 block Skinner Street, 2:56 p.m. • RMA assist, 1100 block Third Avenue East, 5:17 p.m. Sunday • No calls reported. GOOSE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT Friday – Sunday • No calls reported. ROCKY MOUNTAIN AMBULANCE Friday – Sunday • No reports available… Continue Reading

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