Archive - Apr 28, 2017

Verda Arlene Sands

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Verda Arlene Sands, 82, of Story, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the Sheridan Manor.

Online condolences may be written at
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Compass Has New Building

Tracy Jones speaks after receiving this year's Champion for Children Award at the Compass breakfast. (Photo by Pat Blair)

The Compass Center for Families has a new building.

Sheridan County Board of Realtors Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

The 2nd Annual Sheridan County Board of Realtors Volunteer Week with Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns, will take place during the second week of May.

Be Bear Aware

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has already received two reports of bears in Sheridan County this year. According to Game and Fish Public Information Specialist Bud Stewart, this signifies that it is time to become more Bear Aware.

Council to Consider Approval of Firefighter Contract at Monday Meeting

The Sheridan City Council has been in negotiations with the local firefighters union over the past several weeks. Those negotiations were to determine a new contract, that would go into effect on July 1st, when the old contract expires.

Charles E. Luxmoore

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Charles Emerson Luxmoore passed away peacefully listening to his favorite music sung by Julie Andrews on April 27, 2017. He died of natural causes at Westview Healthcare Center where his family had kept constant vigil.

How would you rate President Trump's first 100 days in office?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
33% (255 votes)
25% (195 votes)
8% (64 votes)
33% (254 votes)
Total votes: 768

Gearing Up for ‘Pitch Day’

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The five finalists for the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge competition have been busy preparing for “Pitch Day” that will take place Tuesday, May 23 at 6 pm at the WYO Theater in downtown Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Wyoming Hotshots Celebrate 50 Years

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Wyoming Hotshots crew member Dave Ferrier cutting a tree during the Foss Lake Fire in Minnesota, May 2016. (Courtesy photo)

The Bighorn National Forest has been home to the Wyoming Interagency Hotshots for 50 years.