Archive - Oct 2012

October 28th

Halloween Happenings This Weekend

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Three year-old Nori Oswald is one happy ladybug at the the Sheridan Rec. District's Halloween Carnival.

There wasn't a dull moment this past weekend, especially when it came to the trick-or-treater crowd. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott brings us this story.

Young Republicans Meet and Greet in Sheridan Cancelled

Young Republicans Meet and Greet in Sheridan Canceled

The Young Republicans meet and greet with local state senators and representatives here in Sheridan County has been canceled. The event was supposed to take place on Thursday, November 1 at 5:15 p.m, held at GOP Headquarters.

Kelly Woman Injured in Car Wreck

Kelly Woman Injured in Car Wreck

A 79-year-old Kelly woman was seriously injured in a car wreck while driving her pickup down an icy road. Justine Bruteig was driving south through the Hoback Canyon Thursday morning when she ran into a patch of slick ice, lost control and ended up in the Hoback River.

Former Probation Officer Faces Charges of Stealing Pills and Puppy

Ruby Maddox, 34, faces eight counts related to drug possession, larceny and misconduct (photo courtesy of

A former probation officer accused of stealing prescription pain medicine, and a puppy, from one of her probationers has been formally charged.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

Sheridan Media's Ron Richter takes a look back at a few of the top news stories from this past week.

Last Free Landfill Weekend of the Year

This weekend is this year's last chance to unload items for free at the city landfill. Solid waste superintendent, Charles Martineau, said the twice-yearly “free dump weekends” are part of a community beautification initiative.

October 27th

District Judge Rules on Killer Bear Warning

A judge has dismissed a wrongful death suit that claimed negligence by federal researchers led to the fatal mauling of a man in Wyoming's Shoshone National Forest.

Four Suspected in Poaching Moose Near Hudson

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Four Suspected in Poaching Moose Near Hudson

Wildlife officials say they have identified four people suspected of poaching four moose near Hudson earlier this month.