October 28th, 2012

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.

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 / 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.