Archive - Dec 5, 2013

City Crews Continue Cleanup Process

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Snow removal crews with the City of Sheridan have been busy this week cleaning up the aftermath from the latest storm. City Engineer Lane Thompson says that they've been doing most of the work during the overnights.

Pet Safety in the Cold

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The extreme cold spell that has hit the area this week is expected to last until the early part of next week. The below zero temps not only pose a danger to humans, but animals, in particular, our pets, are at risk as well.

Community Holiday Dinner Still Needs Volunteers

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The 23rd annual Community Holiday Dinner will take place this Sunday from 4 to 7 pm at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. Last year over 1,200 people were served during the event.

Project to Use Gaming and Robotics to Boost Math Learning

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Researchers with the University of Wyoming have received a $1.2 million grant to study if gaming and robotics can be used to teach culturally sensitive computational thinking skills to middle school students. Jaqueline Leonard directs the university’s Science and Mathematics Teaching Center.

Sheridan College Presents 'Charlie Brown Christmas'

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The Sheridan College Jazz Combo and Sheridan County Children's Chorale will unite in a live performance of music from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” during a screening of the feature film next week. Performances will be at 7 Friday evening, Dec. 13, and at 2 and 7 on Saturday, Dec.

Thorlene C. Calkins

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Thorlene C. Calkins, 87, of Sheridan, WY died Tuesday, December 3, 2013, in Memorial Hospital of Sheridan County.

Thorlene was born September 27, 1926, in Sheridan to Jacob & Thora (Olsen) Markert.

Thursday 12-05-13

Community Holiday Dinner / School Dist #2

Scot George Hepp

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Funeral services for Scot Hepp, 52 year old resident of Wright and former Buffalo man who died Monday as the result of a fall in Wright will be held Saturday, December 7th at 10:00 a.m. from the Big Horn Baptist Church in Buffalo with Reverend Clay Alexander and Donnie Paulson officiating. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Dolores Teresa LoPorto

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Dolores Teresa LoPorto, 85, of Sheridan, WY died Monday, December 2, 2013, in Greenhouse Living in Sheridan.

Dolores was born April 30, 1928, in Lindenhurst, NY to Benjamin & Elizabeth (Bruda) Schwizer.

Virgie Aragon Palomo

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Virgie Aragon Palomo, 62, of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2013 at her home. Virgie was born on January 25, 1951 in Worland, WY to parents Benito Espinosa Aragon and Vivian (Gonzales) Aragon. She lived most of her life in Sheridan, WY.