Sheridan http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Sheridan County Commissioners Ask Feds To Loosen Aviation Rules http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sheridan-county-commissioners-ask-feds-loosen-aviation-rules <p>Air service in Sheridan and Buffalo is suffering, say commissioners in Sheridan County. And now they are asking Wyoming’s congressional delegation for help.</p><p>A federal regulation that went into effect last year raised the number of training hours pilots needed before they could fly small commercial planes, from 250 to 1500.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:28:38 +0000 Miles Bryan 60338 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sheridan County Commissioners Ask Feds To Loosen Aviation Rules Social Service Providers Provide Care To A Growing Population Of Military Vets http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/social-service-providers-provide-care-growing-population-military-vets <p></p><p>Returning from military service back into so called normal society continues to be a challenge for many veterans.&nbsp; It doesn’t help if they have difficulty getting Veterans Administration Services.&nbsp; In Wyoming, the two VA hospitals have been criticized for the amount of time veterans need to wait to get care.&nbsp; Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck reports that social service providers say they <strong>are</strong> trying to provide adequate services to a growing population of vets.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:33:32 +0000 Bob Beck 59808 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Social Service Providers Provide Care To A Growing Population Of Military Vets Wyoming Stories: Abbie Taylor Remembers Music In The Mountains http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stories-abbie-taylor-remembers-music-mountains <p>Abbie Taylor moved to Sheridan as a kid, when her father decided to take over the family business. Because of a lifelong disability Taylor developed a unique relationship to jukeboxes -- as well as the whole region where her father installed and repaired them.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:25:24 +0000 Adrian Shirk & Micah Schweizer 59322 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Stories: Abbie Taylor Remembers Music In The Mountains Sheridan Receives EPA Grant http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sheridan-receives-epa-grant <p>The city of Sheridan has received a $400,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up the north end of its downtown.&nbsp; The money will pay to assess several contaminated sites including an abandoned rail yard, sawmill and fuel storage areas that many see as slowing economic growth.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:28:39 +0000 Melodie Edwards 59288 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sheridan Receives EPA Grant Cyclist Deaths Highlight Rider Dangers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cyclist-deaths-highlight-rider-dangers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two Wyoming bicyclists have been killed in the past several days, spurring calls from Wyoming’s cycling community for increased rider awareness and safety legislation.</span></p><p>On Friday, Matthew&nbsp;Harker, 39, died of brain trauma—one day after he was struck by an SUV in Casper.</p><p>On Saturday, 65-year-old Larry Hurst of Sheridan was killed after he and his wife were struck by a vehicle in on U.S. Highway 87 in Sheridan. His wife, Sarah, was critically injured in the crash and taken to a hospital in Billings.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 23:16:36 +0000 Aaron Schrank 59246 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cyclist Deaths Highlight Rider Dangers Wyoming Stories: A Worldly Wyomingite http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stories-worldly-wyomingite <p>Sixty-two-year Sheridan resident Mary Burgess spent much of her youth in the Philippines where her father was a politician. As she tells her friend Val Burgess, when she was thirteen, she was living at an Episcopal boarding school in Baugio when she, her sister, and two other women decided to take a long walk north.</p><p></p><p>Mary Burgess moved back to the US for college, and eventually joined the WWII effort as a part of the American Red Cross. In this story, she tells her friend Val Burgess about her experience as a woman behind the front lines.</p><p></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 16:34:46 +0000 Adrian Shirk & Micah Schweizer 58689 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Stories: A Worldly Wyomingite Ethan Chartier: Spring http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ethan-chartier-spring <p>Armed with an acoustic guitar and a looping pedal, Sheridan’s Ethan Chartier creates a one-man band drawing on rock, funk and jam-band influences.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/7hkdOaztkXY" width="560"></iframe></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147131512&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 23:12:26 +0000 Micah Schweizer, Ben Slater & Anna Rader 57579 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Ethan Chartier: Spring WPM Meet and Greet http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wpm-meet-and-greet-0 <p>Wyoming Public Media’s General Manager Christina Kuzmych, Director of Engineering Shane Toven, and WPM Engineer Reid Fletcher will be in Sheridan for a Meet and Greet, Friday August 30th, from 7:30-9 am.</p><p>The Meet and Greet will be held at <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/JavaMooon">Java Moon</a></strong>, located on 170 North Main in Sheridan. Stop by to chat about WPM, ask questions, have coffee, and meet a few other public &nbsp;radio listeners in your area.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 18:29:14 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 45691 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WPM Meet and Greet Miss Indian America winners reunite in Sheridan http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/miss-indian-america-winners-reunite-sheridan <p>The Sheridan WYO Rodeo in will host the return of some special guests this year. The Miss Indian America pageant was held during the rodeo from 1953 until 1984 and several past winners will reunite this weekend.</p><p>ARCHIVAL TAPE: [Drumming] There’s a town out west where the eye can stretch over the plains from mesa to mountains, where the heart warms in the sunshine of friends and the townspeople can see buffalo from their own backyards. Such a place is Sheridan Wyoming!&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 20:44:32 +0000 Irina Zhorov 43634 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Miss Indian America winners reunite in Sheridan Cora’s Legacy: Letters allow Sheridan historian to uncover WWII POWs’ stories http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cora-s-legacy-letters-allow-sheridan-historian-uncover-wwii-pows-stories <p>Sheridan-based historian Val Burgess is passionate about World War II Prisoners of war. Through her non-profit, Wars’ Voices, she and her husband Jerry are working to record and archive the stories of World War II P-O-Ws.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 22:35:55 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 41619 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cora’s Legacy: Letters allow Sheridan historian to uncover WWII POWs’ stories Sheridan author discusses “Snow Leopard” fable http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sheridan-author-discusses-snow-leopard-fable <p>Sheridan author Tom McIntyre has a new book out called “The Snow Leopard’s Tale.” It’s a story that takes place on a high Tibetan plateau and is written from the point of view of a snow leopard named Xue Bao. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden spoke with McIntyre about the book, and he described it as more of a fable than a novel.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 22:07:21 +0000 Willow Belden 41614 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sheridan author discusses “Snow Leopard” fable Zarif Khan: A Wyoming Life http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/zarif-khan-wyoming-life <p>Zarina Khan speaks about Sheridan’s Zarif Kahn on Mountain West Voices.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 22:05:03 +0000 Clay Scott 41613 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Zarif Khan: A Wyoming Life Sheridan musician Gary Small nominated for Native American Music Awards http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sheridan-musician-gary-small-nominated-native-american-music-awards <p>Gary Small and the Coyote Bros. have been nominated for ‘Artist of the Year’ and ‘Best World Music Album’ for the Native American Music Awards. Small is a Northern Cheyenne Indian, living in Sheridan, Wyoming. He says he plays everything from surf and rockabilly, to blues and zydeco, but he says this album is dedicated to telling Native American stories.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 23:28:45 +0000 Irina Zhorov 37753 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sheridan musician Gary Small nominated for Native American Music Awards Wyoming Wilderness Association – Sheridan http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-wilderness-association-sheridan <p>The Wyoming Wilderness Association (WWA) is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization first created in 1979 by a group of wilderness advocates and outdoors people who envisioned the Wyoming Wilderness Act.&nbsp; Headquartered in Sheridan, WWA has offices in Jackson, Dubois and Lander as well.<br /><br /> In 1984, the passage of the Wyoming Wilderness Act brought to all Americans the permanent protection of an additional 1.1 million acres of ecologically diverse, wild country.<br /> Thu, 31 May 2012 15:52:58 +0000 Carolyn Schroth 24841 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Wilderness Association – Sheridan Welcome to Listeners in Sheridan! http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/welcome-listeners-sheridan <p>&ldquo;Best of Wyoming&rdquo; welcomes Sheridan to our roster of cities. Tue, 22 May 2012 21:50:36 +0000 Christina Kuzmych 24450 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Welcome to Listeners in Sheridan! Big West Arts Festival – Sheridan NWCCD http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/big-west-arts-festival-sheridan-nwccd <p>The Big West Arts Festival celebrates its seventh year as a large cultural event at the Sheridan College campus in Sheridan, Wyoming.&nbsp; Its site is nestled in the valley with the dramatic Big Horn Mountains to the west and the spacious, wide-open plains to the east.&nbsp; Sheridan lies midway between the Black Hills of South Dakota and Yellowstone National Park.</p> Mon, 21 May 2012 19:06:10 +0000 Big West Arts Festival 24382 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Big West Arts Festival – Sheridan NWCCD Explore the Past. Discover the West. Experience History at the Sheridan County Museum http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/explore-past-discover-west-experience-history-sheridan-county-museum <p>Located in the shadow of the Bighorn Mountains, the Sheridan County Museum interprets&nbsp;a regional perspective on the history of the American West. The Museum&rsquo;s exhibits investigate the culture, industry, communities, agriculture, and geography that shaped the region&rsquo;s rich historic and cultural heritage. Throughout the Museum&rsquo;s exhibit gallery, visitors have the opportunity to experience history through artifacts, historic photographs, maps, and interactive exhibits.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 18:21:26 +0000 Sheridan County Museum 23914 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Explore the Past. Discover the West. Experience History at the Sheridan County Museum Hang Gliders Fly-In http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/hang-gliders-fly <p>Dubbed hang gliding &ldquo;heaven,&rdquo; the little town of Dayton, west of Sheridan, Wyo., and on the eastern edge of the Bighorn Mountains is home to some of the best thermals in the northern Rockies. The conditions here allow hang gliders to stay airborne longer and go higher.</p><p>The new Hang Glider Fly-In Festivals events are scheduled Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend.</p><p>Photos provided by Sheridan, WY Travel and Tourism <a href="http://www.sheridanwyoming.org">www.sheridanwyoming.org</a>.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 16:32:26 +0000 Sheridan Travel & Tourism 23522 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Hang Gliders Fly-In WYO Theater - Sheridan http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyo-theater-sheridan <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="3" style="width:100.0%;" width="100%"><tbody><tr><td><p><u>History </u></p> Wed, 02 May 2012 15:29:29 +0000 Sheridan’s WYO Theater 23455 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WYO Theater - Sheridan Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et Al. http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sheridan-artists-guild-et-al <p><u>History of SAGE </u></p><p>The original Sheridan Artists&rsquo; Guild (SAG) was established over 30 years ago as a small organization for Sheridan area artists. This guild served mainly as a social venue for the members and was loosely organized. In 2003 the guild had dwindled to less than 20 members. In July, 2005 the guild reorganized and was renamed the Sheridan Artists&rsquo; Guild, et al (SAGE). The organization has also received federal non-profit status and has grown to over 150 members.</p><p><u>Mission / Vision</u></p> Tue, 01 May 2012 14:19:24 +0000 Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et Al. 23389 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et Al. Wyoming Artist Profile - Gary Small http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-artist-profile-gary-small <p>Sheridan based, Nammy award-winning&nbsp;musician <strong><a href="http://www.coyotebros.net">Gary&nbsp;Small </a></strong>has&nbsp;&nbsp;released a new record called&nbsp;"Hostiles and&nbsp;Renegades."&nbsp; Anna Rader produced&nbsp;this profile.</p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 21:00:15 +0000 Anna Rader 21875 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Artist Profile - Gary Small Sheridan gets DEQ funding to clean up local water http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sheridan-gets-deq-funding-clean-local-water <p>A grant from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality to the city of Sheridan will be used to address pollution in the Little Goose and Goose creeks. Sheridan mayor Dave Kinskey says the 400-thousand dollar award will be used to restore what used to be clean, healthy streams which are now overly polluted.</p> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 15:55:25 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 16010 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sheridan gets DEQ funding to clean up local water