Saturday, the City of Sheridan celebrated Arbor Day with an assortment of events which included a tree climbing exhibition, a tree pruning workshop, installing interpretive signs at the arboretum near Kendrick Mansion and a tree planting in Kendrick Park.
Sunday afternoon, the Brinton Museum, as part of its ‘Meet the Artist Program, hosted Henry Real Bird of the Crow nation and former Montana Poet Laureate. Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott was there and brings us his story.
Thursday night, an artist’s reception was held for the art students of Sheridan Jr. High School. A reception like none other, the night also included food and music. Art instructor Mary Lawson detailed the event.
As part of the continuing Sheridan College Science Lecture Series, Wednesday night, research scientist Victoria Zero presented her project focusing on three of Wyoming’s amphibians and Sheridan Media’s Judy Hagerott was there and brings us the report.
The Story Historical Society held their monthly meeting on Sunday, featuring Misty Stoll, Superintendent of the Fort Phil Kearny State Historical Site, who presented a thorough history of the Fort to the nearly 50 people in attendance.
A study is being planned by state lawmakers on whether Wyoming should switch from our current caucus system of selecting presidential nominees to a presidential primary, giving all voters the opportunity to make their own choice.
Nearly a decade’s long tradition, Sunday’s Jackalope Jump featured 15 jumpers plunging into ice cold water in a pool set up in Whitney Plaza. A fundraiser for Special Olympics, organizer Carrie Pilcher said the Jackalope is a statewide event.
This year’s legislative session is done and lawmakers had to grapple with budget cuts. This week’s Bank of Sheridan/Sheridan Media Poll Question asked you “How would you rate the way the Legislature handled the state budget deficit?