Congratulations!

Five Sheridan citizens were honored by the Wyoming Business Report’s “40 Under 40” last week — 40 Wyoming citizens, under 40 years of age, who were celebrated for their entrepreneurism, enterprise and leadership. They are:

  • Dr. David Bailey, DDS, founder, Big Horn Pediatric Dental.
  • John Dick, director, Sheridan area, Wyoming Technology Business Center.
  • Josh Law, co-owner, Flood Marketing.
  • Brady McLean, co-owner, Flood Marketing.
  • Ryan Mulholland, president and CEO, Ptolemy Data Systems.
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Week 10 of the Sheridan Spring (2015) Film Festival wraps the season-long series of independent and “small” films. Wednesday’s showing is “Black Sea.”

It’s got all the elements of a good movie — suspense, action, rogue submarine captain, misfit crew, sunken treasure. And: Jude Law. “It’s an efficiently well-crafted thriller,” says one critic. Well, there you go.

Curtain: 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Inside the comfy confines of the Centennial Theatre.

(Thanks to Centennial Theater owner Bill Campbell for his ongoing commitment in bringing these films into a smaller market like Sheridan. Campbell was honored by the independent theater owners at their annual meeting in Las Vegas.)

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Dept. of incidental info…….

  • Fastest highway in the U.S.? It’s not some desolate place in Montana or Nevada. Rather, it’s Texas highway 130. It’s 41 miles of toll road ($9) for the whole trip. Limit: 85 mph and most drivers push it five to 10 more, though it’s patrolled. It’s flat, new, smooth and bypasses Austin. It’s nicknamed the “Texas Autobahn.”
  • College graduates make up only 17 percent of marijuana usage, according to a story in The Washington Post. The majority of its national consumption, 76 percent, are by adults who attended some college and dropped out. “Most of the marijuana market is more WalMart than Whole Foods,” says the researcher from Carnegie Mellon University, tasked with a marijuana use analysis.
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Memo from the CEO:

We have made adjustments in the coming days to remain competitive.

  • Our annual Bring Your Child to Work Day has been renamed. It is now Bring Your Child to Do Work Day.
  • For morale purposes, the mojito fountain in the executive lounge will continue to operate as usual.

Patricia Marx, essayist, The New Yorker

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Headline of the Month

‘Three Vehicles Were Stolen in Noe Valley During the Month of August. Seven Were Recovered’

— Noe Valley (California) Valley Voice

Quotable

“I’m proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.”

Arthur Godfrey, radio and television personality, 1903-1983