Archive - Apr 5, 2017

This Week's Poll Question

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Health insurance is not an option anymore and Obama Care was supposed to be the promised answer for all, but that promise has turned into the perfect failure.

Public Invited to Comment on Plans for Sports Complex

Randy Bomar visits with attendees at the Doubleday Sports Complex meeting. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Plans for the Doubleday Sports Complex to be built north of Sheridan were set out for public review and comments in an open house at Sheridan Memorial Hospital's conference room on Gould Street Wednesday night.

Hospital Trustees Approve ENT Scope Purchase

The equipment is a replacement and will cost $52,549. In other action Wednesday, trustees approved the appointment of Rob Forister as the hospital's safety officer. Forister is also the hospital's facilities services manager.

James Darrell Townsend

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James Darrell Townsend, 83, of Sheridan, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the VA Medical Center in Sheridan, WY. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned.

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

Game and Fish Collar Elk for Brucellosis Study

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In February, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Collared 53 elk in three days in an effort to study the disease Brucellosis. Sheridan Region Game and Fish Public Information Specialist Bud Stewart said that this is the second year they have done this.

Faculty Recital on Friday to Feature Mark Elliot Bergman

On Friday, the Sheridan College Whitney Center for the Arts will present faculty member Dr. Mark Elliot Bergman on double bass. He will be joined by fellow faculty Dr. Christian Erickson on Piano and Dr. Erin Hanke on harpsichord, as well as community member Dan Burgess on bass vocals.

Habitat Kick-Off 2017 Build Season

Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns and Thrivent Financial are hosting a kick-off event at Sheridan’s Luminous Brewery on Tuesday.

Wednesday 04-05-17

Identity Theft with Katie Huff / We The People with Tyson Emborg / Debbie Crawford with Dog and Cat Shelter

County Approves Renewal of Retail Liquor Licenses

Sheridan County Clerk Eda Schunk Thompson (Photo Ron Richter ©)

Sheridan County Commissioners approved 19 retail liquor license renewals for various establishments throughout the County. Action came during Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Commissioners.

Webb Wright Baseball Registration

Through April 28th, 2017

Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Monday- Friday

Location: Sheridan Recreation Office, 1579 Thorne-Rider Park OR 307-674-6421

Leagues and Fees:

Peewee-All current 1st-2nd Graders. Must be age 6 by May 1, 2017 $40.00 fee

Intermediate-All current 3rd-4th Graders. Must be age 8 by May 1, 2017 $45.00 fee

Minor-All current 5th-6th graders. Must be age 10 by May 1, 2017 $50.00 fee

All Peewee, and Intermediate players will play on a team of the school they are currently attending. Practice begins 5/8 Games begin 5/22.