Category Archives: News

UW nursing student recognized

SHERIDAN — Fifteen students in the University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing received accolades during the Convocation Nursing Awards May 13. Students in the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs who graduated were honored. The winners included a Sheridan resident. Diana Charlson, a doctoral nursing graduate from Sheridan, won the Dr. Patty Hesen… Continue Reading

YMCA to offer free entrance on Fridays

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA will offer free entrance to the facility on Fridays in June, July and August. Those interested in utilizing the offer can take a group exercise class, strengthen and tone in the weight room, shoot hoops in the gyms, swim in the pool and have fun in Playland. You can… Continue Reading

SAGE Juried Art Show opens June 1

SHERIDAN — Opening day for the sixth annual SAGE National Juried Art Show will be June 1 at the Sagebrush Community Art Center. The show is an exhibit from artists all over the country, in any medium, on display through June 30. This year’s juror is Boston artist Vincent Crotty, who will also be giving an… Continue Reading

SheridanAires to perform at Senior Center

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will perform at the Sheridan Senior Center on June 2 at 1:30 p.m. and June 3 at 7:15 p.m. A suggested donation of $2 per person is the cost for the June 2 show. The June 3 event will have a dinner at 6 p.m. prior to the show. The suggested… Continue Reading

Fitting in fitness

Schedules are packed. Responsibilities are seemingly endless. Life gets crazy. You may ask yourself this same question or a version like it on a daily basis: How can I possibly squeeze in one more ‘to do’ during the day? It is easy to become overwhelmed with the incessant demands people face every day. Whether a… Continue Reading

SHS librarian shares love of books, tech with students

SHS librarian shares love of books, tech with students

SHERIDAN — Janet Lowman is gatekeeper at the Sheridan High School library. She greets students, helps them check out books and teaches them technology based lessons. “The library is a repository of knowledge and I know that sounds like a really made up statement, but it is this wealth of information, journey and adventure that can be… Continue Reading

U.S. 14A now open for summer travel

U.S. 14A now open for summer travel

LOVELL— The Wyoming Department of Transportation held its annual spring opening of U.S. Highway 14A between Burgess Junction and Lovell on Friday. Larry Konetzki, a WYDOT maintenance engineer in Sheridan, said the roads were clear and ready for travel. “Please drive safely and buckle up,” Konetzki said. Some roadway repairs will be completed this week… Continue Reading

Woodland Park fifth-graders go on Expedition Yellowstone

Woodland Park fifth-graders go on Expedition Yellowstone

SHERIDAN— This is the fifth year that fifth-graders from Woodland Park Elementary had the opportunity to go to Yellowstone National Park for a weekend to learn about the ecology and geology of the park. Twenty-eight children, two teachers and four parent chaperones visited Yellowstone from May 6-9. Fifth-grade teachers Jacob Muth and Sara Stevens said… Continue Reading

Mompreneurship conference, connection set for June 10

SHERIDAN — In an effort to help with the family finances, many stay-at-home moms and other individuals have created home-based businesses, small businesses and direct sales businesses. Recognizing the growth of these small businesses and with a desire to help these businesses be successful, Northern Wyoming Community College District Center for Workforce and Community Education… Continue Reading

Rotary recognizes students of the month

Rotary recognizes students of the month

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Rotary Club recently recognized the May students of the month. The Sheridan High School student of the month for May is junior Hayden Hastings. Hastings is involved in varsity football and wrestling. He wrestled at 160 pounds for the Broncs this year and is a two-time state 4A champion. He wrestled… Continue Reading

Locals named to Chadron honor rolls

SHERIDAN – Sheridan County residents were recently named to Chadron State College’s honor rolls. Chae Bybee, Alex Lassle and Darcy Mitchell, all of Sheridan, were named to the president’s list for the spring 2016 semester. Students on the list earned a 4.0 cumulative GPA and must be enrolled in 12 credit hours of coursework during the semester to… Continue Reading

Kingsley graduates from Kansas State

SHERIDAN — Sandra S. Kingsley of Sheridan recently earned a degree from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. She graduated May 14 with a Bachelor of Science in family studies and human services with a minor in conflict analysis and trauma studies. She also earned a certificate in conflict resolution. Continue Reading

Local student earns degree

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan County resident was among students who received degrees from the University of Tennessee at Martin during the recent spring commencement held in the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center on the UT Martin campus. The student receiving an undergraduate degree was Isaac Wheeler Carrel of Sheridan. Continue Reading

The Brinton to host Rolls-Royce debut

SHERIDAN — Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will light up the Wyoming countryside June 2 with the Mountain West debut of the Dawn supercar. The launch will take place at The Brinton Museum, and offer guests an opportunity to experience the twin-turbo, 6.6-liter, V12 juggernaut in a setting that is quintessentially Rolls-Royce. The Mountain West debut of… Continue Reading

City moves forward with 20-year development blueprint

SHERIDAN— What will Sheridan look like in twenty years? That’s what a new draft of the Sheridan Land Use Plan attempts to lay out. The plan, described as the “development blueprint” for the next two decades, is the result of months of public outreach, input from locals, meetings by city officials and reviews of existing… Continue Reading

Sheridan College nursing students get real-world experience with two-week practicum

SHERIDAN– Sheridan College and Whitney Benefits offer funding for fourth-semester nursing students to pursue a two-week practicum in a clinical setting outside of Sheridan. This lets local students see how other clinics and hospitals operate. This year, two Sheridan College students participated in the program. Shae Townsley traveled to Rocky Mountain Oncology in Casper, while… Continue Reading

Local appointed to Judicial Conduct and Ethics commission

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Commission on Judicial Conduct and Ethics recently welcomed two new commissioners. Gov. Matt Mead recently appointed two citizen members to the commission. Priscilla “Cissy” Dillon of Sheridan and Ray Elser of Jackson, were appointed to serve on the 12-member commission. In addition, the Wyoming State Bar reappointed attorney Scott E. Ortiz of Casper,… Continue Reading

Ag video contest deadline approaching

SHERIDAN — The Powder River Basin Resource Council is currently accepting applications for the 2016 National Agriculture Day Video Contest. All Sheridan County students in grades nine through 12 are welcome to apply. Interested students, clubs or student groups are asked to submit a video between 30 seconds and 4 minutes in length that captures… Continue Reading

Buffalo shop to feature Brooklyn potter’s work

SHERIDAN — Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts will feature the work of Brooklyn potter Claire Weissberg this summer. The show will run from May 27 through Aug. 6, with a reception for the artist set for Friday from 5-7 p.m. Weissberg’s porcelain pottery is all wheel-thrown and fired in an electric kiln at mid-range. The magazine… Continue Reading

VFW to celebrate Poppy Drive

SHERIDAN — The VFW Roy Eaton #1560 members will hold a Buddy Poppy drive Tuesday and Saturday. On Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to noon, Buddy Poppies will be available at the Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center. On Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, they will be available at Kmart and Wal-Mart. The red Buddy Poppy… Continue Reading

Miners picnic planning meeting set for Wednesday

SHERIDAN — A planning meeting for the Monarch/Underground miners picnic will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library in the Fulmer Room. All interested parties are urged to attend. The picnic will take place July 31 at Pine Island Campground in the Bighorn National Forest. It will be begin… Continue Reading

Sheridan to host state soccer

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County will play host to the 3A and 4A state soccer tournaments May 26-28. Sixteen boys teams and 16 girls teams vying for the state’s championship titles will compete at the Big Horn Equestrian Center. For more information and the schedules, see or contact Don Julian at 672-2495, ext. 3106, or… Continue Reading

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