Archive - Jan 18, 2016

R.M. “Jack” Siler

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R.M. “Jack” Siler, 89, of Sheridan, WY, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 after a short illness. He was born on February 11, 1926, in Moore, Oklahoma, to parents Earl Maynard and Jonny Lula (Routon) Siler. He married Geraldine Terry in July, 1945 in Oklahoma. They moved to Powell, Wyoming where Jack worked for an oil company.

Some Recent Movies Are All About the Cowboy State

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Not sure what a writer from Torrington, Oscar nominations and Rudyard Kipling have in common, but that is what this column covers.

Monday 01-18-16

Meth Contaminated Homes, Dan Casey and Dave Walker / Civic Theater Guild, Gene Davis

Michael Churchill Gay

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On January 17, 2016, Michael (Mike) Churchill Gay peacefully passed away at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, MT from injuries he sustained after an accident working at First Christian Church in Sheridan, WY.

Sheridan youth Hoop Champs

Sheridan Bulldogs, 7th grade girls basketball team. They went undefeated January 17th , winning Power to Play Casper Area Holiday Championship.


Back row left to right: Addison Lucas, Coach Gretchen McCafferty, Preslee Moser, Sophie Destefano, Tori Pearce, Annie Mitzel, Aria Heyneman

Front row left to right: Alex Cameron, Aniston Beard, Libby Green, Callie Rafferty, Taylor Larsen

Joe Goryl

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Mass of Christian Burial for Joe Goryl, 97 year old Buffalo resident who passed away Saturday morning at his home in Buffalo, will be celebrated Tuesday January 19th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant. Visitation will be held from the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Suzanne W. Laya

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Suzanne Laya, 84, of Sheridan, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016, at Westview Health Care Center. She was born on December 24, 1931, in Sheridan to Francis Charles III and Catherine (Davis) Williams. Sue graduated from Sheridan High School in 1949 and attended college in Albuquerque, New Mexico, before transferring to the University of Wyoming.

Love Asks Barrasso Why Congress Can't Pass Bill to Allow Health Insurance Purchases Across State Lines

Republican U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming made a visit to Sheridan on Friday and one of his stops was at the Best Western in Sheridan for the Rotary Club meeting.

Game Official Says Lakes Are Freezing, But Don’t Drive on the Ice

Considering a recent report of a vehicle going through the ice covering Boysen Reservoir in Fremont County, Bud Stewart of the local Game and Fish office warns local ice fishermen and women that Lake DeSmet in Johnson County has just recently frozen over.

Sheridan Council to Discuss Water, Sewer Rates

UPDATE: The Sheridan City Council will be discussing water and sewer rates and utility assistance, during tonight’s meeting. Mayor John Heath gave us the preview.