April 5th, 2013

The Sheridan College Men’s Soccer Team to Host Preview Day

The Sheridan College Men’s Soccer program will host its first Soccer Preview Day & Tryout on April 28th on the campus of Sheridan College.

The Preview Day & Tryout is open to high school seniors, current college students and any individual with remaining eligibility who is interested in playing collegiate level soccer in one of the most competitive conferences in the NJCAA.

All attendees will have the opportunity to tour campus, meet with the coaching staff, and compete in a tryout for a spot on the 2013 men’s soccer roster.

To register, contact head coach Austin Albers at

New AIS Regulations for 2013

Sheridan area AIS Crew Leader Greg Downey (Photo Courtesy of the G&F)

The Aquatic Invasive Species program in Wyoming is different this year following changes by the legislature that move the focus of the check stations from individual waters to ports of entry.

Vehicle Thief Suspect Arrested in Colorado

The Sheridan Police Department has confirmed Aaron Kristopher has been apprehended near Fort Collins.

JCHC Second Financial Forecast Is Positive

The Board of Trustees of The Johnson County Healthcare Center got a positive second financial forecast of FY2013 at their last meeting.

Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward said the healthcare center is doing well financially so far this fiscal year.

Sheridan College Pondering Election for Tech Center

(Courtesy Photo)

In a media release issued by Sheridan College Friday, it states that College President Paul Young may ask the College Board of Trustees to consider a special election as early as August to fund the renovation and expansion of the current Technical Education Center on the college's main campus.

Soldier Ridge Trail Opens Tomorrow

The Sheridan Community Land Trust announced this afternoon the Soldier Ridge Trail will open to the public for non-motorized recreation starting tomorrow.

Mead: No Recourse For Lost Funds

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, said Friday that Wyoming will have to adjust to the loss of Abandoned Mine Land funds and mineral royalties seized by federal entities in an effort to address sequestration.

Should the State change the 2 cents per gallon tax on beer, which hasn't been changed since 1935?

The Bank of Sheridan
Yes; Increase
54% (446 votes)
No; Eliminate
17% (143 votes)
No; Leave the same
26% (210 votes)
No opinion
3% (22 votes)
Total votes: 821

April 4th

Bowls Filled, Shelter Funded

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Volunteers of America of the Northern Rockies held its annual “Filling an Empty Bowl” fundraiser last night at the Sheridan County YMCA. Those that attended were able to enjoy a variety of soups in a handmade bowl that they were able to take home at the end of the night.