Chamber to host annual awards lunch

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business Awards Lunch to recognize nominees and announce the recipients of the 2018 Awards of Excellence Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Sheridan.

The awards to be presented include Spirit of Sheridan, Key Service, Strength of Sheridan, Small Business (fewer than 20 full-time employees), Large Business (20 or more full-time employees) and Business Person of the Year.

Nominations for the awards were submitted by members of the Chamber. The nominations then went before the Chamber’s Awards Committee, who compiled the final slate of nominees. Voting to determine the winners was done by the membership via online ballot. The recipients will be announced at the lunch.

The lunch is open to everyone, and cost is $17 per person, which includes the program and lunch buffet. Reservations are requested and may be made by calling the Chamber at 307-672-2485, emailing, online at or at the Chamber Office at 171 N. Main St.


WYO to offer ‘Hamlet’ through National Theatre Live

SHERIDAN — The WYO Performing Arts and Education Center will offer a screening of “Hamlet” via National Theatre Live on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

NTL is the National Theatre’s project to broadcast theater to cinemas in the UK and internationally. NTL launched in June 2009 and has been experienced by more than 5.5 million people in more than 2,000 venues around the world — now including the WYO. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralyzed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.

Tickets cost $21 for adults and $11 for students. Tickets are available online at, at the WYO box office at 42 N. Main St. or by phone at 307-672-9084.


Book discussion set for Tuesday 

RACHESTER — The Tongue River Branch Library will host a book discussion Tuesday.

The discussion will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will focus on the book “Peace Like A River.”

The branch library is located at 145 Coffeen St. in Ranchester.


Check out the latest events and happenings in Sheridan County.Conversations in History to focus on Frackelton

SHERIDAN — Casual Conversations in History will take place at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at The Hub on Smith. Local historian Helen Laumann will give a presentation about early-day Sheridan dentist Dr. William Frackelton. Frackelton moved to Sheridan in 1893 and quickly became a leading dental practitioner at local and state levels. His book, “Sagebrush Dentist,” is an interesting tale of his life and Sheridan history.

The program is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum.

For additional information, call executive director Mikayla Larrow at 307-675-1150.