Archive - 2015

Bringing in New Year’s With a Bang

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The Whiz Bang Fireworks Stand on the north side of Sheridan was a busy place as people planned on kicking off the New Year with a bang.

Owner Carl Geertz said it’s a tradition that came from the South.

Rockin’ in the New Year at the Senior Center

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Nobody can hold a candle to the Sheridan Senior Center when it comes to having a party, especially on New Year’s Eve.

The Senior Center held its annual New Year’s Eve at Noon Celebration complete with music, hats, noise makers and and toast at noon.

Would you be willing to give up more constitutional rights to fight the war in terrorism?

First Northern Bank of Wyoming
Yes
13% (80 votes)
No
84% (515 votes)
Undecided
3% (18 votes)
Total votes: 613

Sheridan Woman Sentenced to Prison for Bank Fraud

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Chief U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal sentenced 37-year-old Alecia Rae Bolton of Sheridan to 51 months in prison for Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft. Freudenthal also ordered Bolton to pay $86,000 in restitution to the victims of her fraud. The information comes from U.S.

Year in Review: Shooting on Halloween Night

We conclude our Sheridan County year-in-review for 2015 with a look at a few of the top stories for the final quarter of the year, October, through December.

Top Scam of 2015

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The Better Business Bureau just released their list of top ten scams for 2015. On the top of that list is a scam where fraudsters claim to be from the Internal Revenue Service.

December 31st

2015 Sheridan Elks Hoop Shoot Results

The Elks Hoop Shoot was held at the Sheridan YMCA.

The first place winners of the local Hoop Shoot qualify to participate in the District Hoop Shoot to be held in Casper on Jan. 30.

37 boys and girls from Buffalo, Sheridan, Big Horn, and Tongue River schools participated.

Winners are:
8 - 9 year old girls: 1- Cassidy Bessler, Cloud Peak Elementary, Buffalo 15/25
2- Emma Prior, Big Horn 14/25

8-9 yr. old boys: 1- Connor Cummins, Tongue River Elementary 15/25

Conservator Says Statues' Cloisonne is Greatest Concern

The lion dogs have sat as guardians at the entrance to Kendrick Park since 1919.

County Sees 'Good Response' to Fire District Request

Earlier this year, Sheridan County offered residents a chance to join one of the county's special districts. Sheridan Media reporter Pat Blair recently followed up, and filed this story.