Week in Review

Photo by Ron Richter

It's time once again to take a look back at a few of the top stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review.

A Look Back in Time: Oct. 26, 1914

The two thieves who stole horses from the hitching rack behind city hall a week ago surrendered to two civilians whom they mistook for officers of the law.

State Officials Say Over 12,000 Absentee Ballots Cast

More than 12,000 voters, representing nearly 5 percent of registered voters, have cast their General Election ballots, according to figures released by the Secretary of State last week.

Former Legislator Wiederspahn Dies

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Alvin Wiederspahn, a former Wyoming state legislator, preservationist and the husband of U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, has died at age 65.

A statement released by Lummis' congressional office said Wiederspahn died in his sleep at home in Cheyenne.

Pet-0-Ween Weekend

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The red carpet was rolled out for the stars of our lives...our pets. Saturday, was the 14th annual Pet-O-Ween, an animal costume contest held at the band shell of Kendrick Park.

Lummis Issues Statement on Husband's Death

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From the Office of U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis:

Cynthia Lummis issued the following statement regarding the death of her husband Alvin Wiederspahn:

Images from Pet-o-Ween

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Pete the bull terrier won the "Best Dog" category as a three-headed "Hound of Hell" (Photo by Pat Blair)
A box of "Frenchie fries" featuring a French bulldog (Photo by Pat Blair)
Little Miss Muffet and her menace, the Spider (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan's Kendrick Park was the place to be on Saturday as people and their pets celebrated Pet-o-Ween.

Christmas Stroll Theme and Deadlines Announced

Last year's Stroll Button presented by Chamber Program Director Teresa Detimore. Photo by Pat Blair

This year's Christmas Stroll is fast approaching and the sign-up deadline for Sheridan businesses who wish to participate is next Monday. The stroll will once again be held in November on the day after Thanksgiving, and the theme is “Sugar Plum Stroll.”

BLM Waived-Recreation Fee Days Announced

(Courtesy of Bureau of Land Management Website)

The Bureau of Land Management will once again waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands on four occasions in the coming year 2015.

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