Archive - Jul 17, 2015 - News

Sheridan WYO Rodeo Revives Powwow Dancing at Sheridan Inn

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Devin Killsback (Northern Cheyenne) spins her shawl during a fancy dance at the First People's Powwow at the Sheridan Inn on Thursday, July 9, 2015. The event was staged as part of Sheridan WYO Rodeo week. (Gregory Nickerson/WyoFile)

The sound of Northern Cheyenne flute music drifted over the green lawn of the Sheridan Inn, holding the powwow audience in rapt silence in a scene perhaps reminiscent of Indian dances staged here 100 years ago.

More Federal Aid Available for Johnson County Infrastructure

President Barack Obama has granted federal disaster assistance to help cover the cost of repairing roads and bridges damaged by flooding this spring in four Wyoming counties.

Getting Wet For The Cause

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Sheridan Police Lieutenant Travis Koltiska was all wet for a good cause. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Those that attended last night’s 3rd Thursday Street Festival in Sheridan probably noticed a dunk tank set-up on Main Street. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

College District Trustees Approve Change in Nursing Program

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The Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees approved a change in the nursing program at their meeting this week. The two-year Associate of Applied Science Nursing Degree will be redesigned to an Associate Degree in Nursing.

Antelope Butte Summer Festival Begins Tonight

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The 2nd annual Antelope Butte Summer Festival will get underway tonight with live music by “Shot in the Foot” from 7:30 to 9:30. Saturday’s music lineup starts at noon and will run until 10 in the evening.

Another 3rd Thursday

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Thursday was the second of four 3rd Thursdays held each summer. Closing off Main, street vendors ply their wares, food vendors entice the hungry and music fills the air and people take it all in.

Farmers Market Manager Stepping Down

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Sheridan Farmers Market Manager Bonnie Gregory (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan’s Farmers Market has been operating for 15 years; the last six, under the direction of Market Manager, Bonnie Gregory. She said there are other goals she wants to pursue.

Billiards Part of Senior Olympics

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A steady hand, a keen eye, and a sharp mind are needed to figure out the angles, to be good at billiards. Thursday was the beginning of the billiards competition for the Senior Olympics taking in Sheridan.

Sheridan Woman Sentenced to Probation

A 25-year-old Sheridan woman has been sentenced to supervised probation on two counts of felony theft, and ordered to make restitution of more than $4,600 stolen from her victims.

Montana Shakespeare in the Park Returns

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Making quality, live theatrical presentations available to smaller communities, free of charge, the Montana Shakespeare in the Parks returned to Sheridan Thursday night.