Archive - Oct 2012

October 27th

Getting a Head Start on Trick-or-Treating

Getting a Head Start on Trick-or-Treating (photos by Chris Foy)
Photo by Chris Foy.
Photo by Chris Foy
Photo by Chris Foy
Photo by Chris Foy
Photo by Chris Foy
Photo by Chris Foy

Halloween started early on Saturday afternoon when downtown Sheridan businesses opened their doors to streams of costumed trick-or-treaters. Many businesses handed out candy to children of all ages. Photos by Chris Foy.

Phantom Debt Collector Continues to Deceive After SPD Release Phone Call

Phantom Debt Collector Continues to Deceive After SPD Release Phone Call

We first reported on Friday about what authorities are calling a phantom debt collector terrorizing people here in Sheridan. The phantom debt collector threatens people with arrest warrants and even in some cases immediate arrest if payments of up to $2,000 are not paid immediately. Chris Foy reports.

Abductor Court Date Set for Next Month

A Montana man charged with abducting and assaulting an 11-year-old Wyoming girl won't face a preliminary hearing until next month.

Sheridan County Attorney Bryan Skoric said Friday that defendant Jesse Paul Speer of Manhattan, Mont., has waived his right to a speedy preliminary hearing.

Only Two Shows Left

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Tonight and tomorrow are your final opportunities to catch the performance of “Anything Goes” at the WYO Theater in Sheridan. Director Marva Craft explains what the production is all about.

STATE SWIMMING / VOLLEYBALL / PLAYOFF FOOTBALL

STATE SWIMMING / DIVING - The 4-A state swimming and diving championships concluded Friday the Sheridan Lady Broncs finished 6th, Gretchen Dougherty All-stated in the 100 butterfly finishing 3rd.

STATE VOLLEYBALL - The Big Horn Lady Rams will play Lovell Saturday afternoon for the 2-A state championship. The Lady Rams beat Thermopolis in thee games in the semi finals Friday night.

The Tongue River Lady Eagles staved off elimination beating Kemmerer Friday, they face Wright today for the right to move on and play for 3rd / 4th place.

Rec District Halloween Carnival Today

Kids who can't wait to wear their costumes are in luck. The Sheridan Recreation District is hosting a Halloween carnival this afternoon from 2-4 at the old Woodland Park school. Director, Richard Wright, extends the formal invite.

October 26th

Scalia Gives Lively Speech at UW

Passing through Laramie after an unsuccessful antelope hunt, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia stopped at the University of Wyoming to make an impassioned and humorous case for sticking to the original meaning of the U.S. Constitution.

BHMC Meeting Held In Buffalo This Week

The Bighorn Mountain Coalition held their quarterly meeting in Buffalo on Wednesday to discuss economic concerns of the four counties; Big Horn, Washakie, Sheridan and Johnson, surrounding the Bighorn Mountains.

Sheridan Advances to the Semi-Finals

Sheridan's running back senior Nate Kane slid into the end zone on his back before raising the ball in his right hand in unison with the official raising both of his arms to signal "TD." Bronc QB Kevin Bakkehaug pitched the ball to Kane who 5-seconds later was in the end zone with 7:10 to go in the 1st quarter for the first score of the game.

US Supreme Court Sets Aside Sentence of Wyoming Teen

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has vacated a life sentence for a Wyoming teenager in the 2009 home invasion killing of a Sheridan man. The court this month sent Wyatt Bear Cloud's case back to the Wyoming Supreme Court for reconsideration.