Archive - Oct 2009

October 25th

Lower Bond Denied for Suspect in Attack on Hikers

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A judge has denied a lower bond for a Colorado man accused of attacking and trying to sexually assault two female hikers.

38-year-old James Jud Bondsteel of Loveland is being held in Larimer County jail on $100,000 bond. State District Judge Dave Williams Friday denied his request for a $50,000 surety bond after hearing from the hikers.

Grand Teton National Park Poacher Sentenced

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A Rawlins man has had his hunting privileges revoked for a year, been put on one year of unsupervised probation and fined $1,025 for attempting to kill a large bull elk in Grand Teton National Park.

Monday, October 27th

STATE CROSS COUNTRY - The Sheridan Lady Broncs finished 2nd in the State Cross-Country Championships Saturday at the Sheridan VA. For the Lady Broncs, Dana Morin was the overall champion and Lela Carpenter was 2nd.

Mourners Praise Hansen's Personal, Political Merit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Family, friends and admirers say goodbye to former Wyoming governor and U.S. Sen. Clifford Hansen by reflecting on his personal and political achievements.

Memorial services for the 26th governor of the State of Wyoming were held Saturday in the state Capitol rotunda and at the Cheyenne
Civic Center. Hansen died Tuesday in Jackson at age 97.

The 1st Annual Pink Link Surpasses Organizers' Expectations

A blustery morning Saturday greeted the organizers, runners and walkers of the 1st Annual Pink Link at the Whitney Commons. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson has more.

"Sheridan is such a giving community!" That statement best sums up how the planners of the 1st Annual Pink Link feel about the fruits of their efforts.

The City Of Sheridan And The Capital Facilities Tax

Should the City of Sheridan and Sheridan County defer Capital Facilities Tax payments to the smaller towns for 2 to 3 months? That is this weeks Bank of Sheridan-Sheridan Media Poll question. Towns like Dayton and Ranchester can get a good start up. If this would be approved by the Sheridan City Council, the smaller towns could receive the tax first.

October 24th

Friday Football

Friday night the Sheridan Broncs ended the season with a 35 to 28 win over Casper Natrona. The broncs have the best record in class 4a football in Wyoming. They now have 8 wins with 1 loss. Next week the playoffs start and the broncs will play at Homer Scott Feild.

The Tongue River eagles ended their season Friday afternoon with a 47-20 loss. They did not make the playoffs.

Saturday, October 25th

BRONC FOOTBALL - The Sheridan Broncs closed out the regular season last night at Natrona County. The Broncs took the game 35-28 to end the regular season with a record of 8-1, including an 8-game winning streak. The Broncs have the #1-seed heading into the play-offs next Friday. They will host Natrona county at Homer Scott Stadium.

October 23rd

Lander Man Enters Plea In Hatchet Attack

LANDER, (AP) - A Lander man accused of attacking a police officer with a hatchet has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental illness or deficiency. George A. Dewey Jr. also entered a not guilty plea to various charges that include attempted first-degree murder during his arraignment Thursday in Lander.

Wyoming Mom Accused Of Killing Baby Pleads Not Guilty

LANDER, (AP) - A Riverton mother accused of strangling her newborn has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental illness or deficiency. Lorene Quist Gines is charged with first-degree murder for allegedly strangling her baby with a string shortly after giving birth Sept. 8. Gines entered her plea in Ninth District Court in Lander on Thursday.