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April 21st, 2013

Senator Barrasso Weighs in on Boston Tragedy and Gun Control Legislation

U.S. Senator John Barrasso (Photo by Ron Richter)

The events that unfolded in and around Boston last week will most certainly have a lasting effect on many throughout the country. We caught up with U.S.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

Here's a look at the past week's stories from Sheridan Media News:

Sheridan Mayor, Dave Kinskey, reacted to Monday's terrorist attacks in Boston.


April 20th

Wilkerson Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder

The jury in the case of the State of Wyoming vs. Richard Wilkerson returned a verdict of “guilty” of second degree murder at roughly 9pm Saturday night.

Wilkerson was found guilty of killing 45 year-old Brian Newman in an altercation at the Century Club in Buffalo last September.

Senators Visit Sheridan

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Wyoming Senators, Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both visited Sheridan Saturday.

Representatives Fire Back

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Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger

Earlier this week we reported that a lawyer representing Superintendent Cindy Hill threatened possible legal action against Representative Rosie Berger and several of her fellow legislators for the recently issued “white paper”.

April 19th

Closing Arguments Saturday In Wilkerson Murder Trial

Closing arguments in the murder trial of Richard Wilkerson will be heard Saturday morning in Johnson County District Court.

Wilkerson is on trial, charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 45 year-old Brian Newman in a bar altercation last September in Buffalo.

Second Suspect Guilty Plea in Cheyenne Hotel Fire

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A second suspect has pleaded guilty for his role in an arson attack that destroyed a landmark hotel in Cheyenne. Marcus Trevino pleaded guilty in federal court to aiding and abetting arson and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

Senator Enzi: Government's Got a Record of Being Phenomenally Wrong

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During a Senate Budget Committee hearing earlier this week, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi questioned Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew on President Obama's budget. Enzi stated that all the budget does is add to the national debt.

CDC Honored at Light of Hope Breakfast

Representative Rosie Berger, left, and CDC Executive Director Sandi O'Dell at the CASA Light of Hope Breakfast Friday morning. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Child Development Center was honored as the Champion for Children at the annual CASA Light of Hope breakfast Friday. Along with recognizing a Champion for Children, the event is held to honor CASA volunteers who've given their time to help make a child's life a little better.

ASAP Launches Anti-Alcohol Campaign

The Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention is launching a new campaign to address one of our communities biggest societal problems.