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Dylan Todd to Serve Seven Days

19-year-old Dylan Todd was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court in Sheridan Thursday morning. He had been originally charged with Sexual Assault of a Minor in the 2nd Degree for an incident that had occurred in mid-December, 2010 involving a then-13-year-old girl. Todd was 17 at the time of the incident.

2011 WYO Gala Encores Begin Tonight

“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at the WYO Theatre in Sheridan had a tremendous opening last weekend, grossing $40,000 from the silent and live auctions, plus ticket sales to the production.

UPDATE! Escapee Captured

Ira Running Shield

In an official media release issued from Lt. Chris Dahmke from the Sheridan Police Department, he has informed us that 21-year-old Ira Runningshield was apprehended by Sheridan County Deputy Doug Sanders near Milepost 29 on I-90, just before 2 o'clock this afternoon.

Weather-Related Advisory for NE Johnson County

According to the National Weather Service, elevated fire behavior today is anticipated for areas of NE Johnson County and portions of Natrona County today, as dry, warm and windy conditions occur this afternoon and early evening, ahead of a Canadian cold front.

Window is Filling with Food!

As darkness is upon us, the window is continuing to fill up at Cost Plus, corner of Main and Brundage Streets in Sheridan with A LOT of non-perishable food items and sundries, which will be divided between the People's Assistance Food Bank and the Salvation Army Food Pantry!

Poll Question: Hand-in-Hand Answers

Last week we reported that members of the Sheridan Early Education Development Association and Sheridan Quality Childcare Initiative boards met to hammer out what happened financially to cause the closure of Hand in Hand only eighteen months after it opened. SEEDA Board President Dr.

Annual Blood Screening August 22nd - 27th

Phone lines are open and volunteers are ready and waiting to set up appointments for the annual Sheridan Memorial Hospital Blood Screening. The event is set for the week of August 22nd through 27th, in preparation for the 2011 Health Fair coming up September 24th.

Poll Question: Rocky Mountain or SFR?

Who provides emergency medical service to Sheridan residents is yet to be decided.

For the past few months, the Sheridan City Council has been working to determine whether or not to contract with Rocky Mountain Ambulance, or to contract with Sheridan Fire Rescue to provide ambulance services within the City.

Poll Question: Investigating Hand In Hand Finances?

Poll question addresses the now closed Hand in Hand Childcare Center in Sheridan.

On June 3rd, after only one week's notice, the Hand in Hand Early Childhood Center closed its doors after citing financial struggles.

Michael Benjamin Sentenced

Benjamin receives suprevised probation and intensive inpatient treatment on a count of Felony Domestic Battery.

41-year-old Michael Benjamin was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning on two Counts. For Count 1, Felony Domestic Battery, he received two to four years in prison, suspended, with four years supervised probation.

Three Arraigned in District Court

Sheridan County Courthouse addition, which houses 4th Judicial District Court

Julie Cox was scheduled to be arraigned in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday morning on Felony Possession and DUI charges, but her attorney, Public Defender Ryan Healy, made a motion for Cox to have a competency evaluation done through the Wyoming State Hospital.

Kyle Reuter Sentenced

Kyle Reuter, 24, was sentenced to 3 to 5 years for possession of child pornography.

Kyle Reuter, age 24, was sentenced in 4th Judicial District Court Wednesday morning. Reuter had plead “guilty” in February of this year, per a plea agreement with the State, on a charge of possession of child pornography.

Wyoming & China Coal

China produces -- and consumes -- the highest percentage of coal in the world, but at the cost of tens of thousands of lives each year.

Representative Rosie Berger recently returned from a trip to China as a guest of Governor Brian Schweitzer of Montana, traveling along with legislators from Alaska, Hawaii and Massachusetts.

Operation Independence Campaign 2011

Rindy West, Director of Development for the Sheridan Senior Center

Twice a year, the Sheridan Senior Center holds two major fund-raising campaigns. One is the Holiday Spirit Campaign which is conducted in November and December; the other, in conjunction with America's Birthday July 4th, is the Operation Independence Campaign.

Pyrotechnics Planning for Equestrian Center

The public is invited to Bruce Burns' annual Fireworks Extravaganza at the Big Horn Equestrian Center on Monday, July 4th.

It's been well over twenty years since Senator Bruce Burns began sharing his love of pyrotechnics with the community at the annual July 4th Fireworks Show at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.

Colorado Family STT Sweepstakes Winners

Pat and Tanya McCullough with a happily worn out Jackson, sporting the Western Cougar hat he is taking home as a souvenir of their Sheridan Sweepstakes adventure.

For the past few years, Sheridan Travel and Tourism, along with hospitality and tourism-focused businesses and organizations in Sheridan County, has awarded Sweepstakes Packages for both summer and wintertime fun.

Concerts in the Park Series Kicks Off

The Concert Band Season Opener, conducted by Garth Moline

This evening is the kick-off concert of the 2011 Concerts in the Park season, with a performance by the Sheridan Community Concert Band.

Miss Albany County Crowned Miss Wyoming 2011

Miss Wyoming 2011, Catherine Brown of Laramie

Miss Wyoming 2011 was crowned Saturday evening at the WYO. And the winner is...

Poll Question: Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan

President Obama pledged last week to begin the American troop withdrawal process out of Afghanistan by the end of this 2011.

Last week, President Obama addressed the nation to announce his plan for withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.

Six Vie for Miss Wyoming 2011 Crown

Who will be crowned Miss Wyoming 2011? Find out Saturday, June 25th at the WYO Theatre.

Six exceptional young women from around Wyoming will be competing Saturday evening for the 2011 Miss Wyoming Scholarship Crown. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson introduces them to you.