Archive - Dec 2014

Senior Center Rings in the New Year Early

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The Senior Center in Sheridan hosted its traditional “New Year's Eve at Noon” celebration on Wednesday and it was a party and a half. Party hats and noisemakers, live music, dancing, food, fun, and fellowship, the dining room was packed with merrymakers.

Three Officers Promoted at City Hall

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From left to right: Sergeant Jerry Rasmussen; Lietenants Tom Ringley, Travis Koltiska and Police Chief Richard Adriaens. (Photo by Ron Richter)

A ceremony was held Wednesday at Sheridan City Hall to promote three Sheridan Police Officers. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Highway Patrol Lieutenant Retires

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(Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Highway Patrol)

The last day of 2014 marked the last day for Wyoming Highway Patrol Lieutenant Nate Hughes, as the lieutenant officially retired from the patrol Wednesday. A news release from the Highway Patrol states that Hughes joined the Patrol in 1990 and was initially stationed in Wamsutter as a patrolman.

Fire Destroys Four Buildings in Downtown Dubois

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DUBOIS, Wyo. (AP) - A fire has destroyed four historic buildings containing over a dozen businesses in downtown Dubois. No injuries are reported and Dubois Mayor Twila Blakeman says the damage still is being assessed.

2014 a Hard Year on Public Arts

This past year hasn't gone well for Sheridan's public arts program.

Local Florist Decorates Floats for Rose Parade

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Sheridan resident Linda Robbins, who owns Annie Greenthumb's Flowers and Gifts in Sheridan, has spent the past week in California helping decorate several floats for Thursday's Rose Parade in Pasadena.

Chief Picks Koltiska, Ringley to Help Lead Police Department

Two of the Sheridan Police Department's long-time officers are being promoted to help lead the department.

Wednesday 12-31-14

UW Chad Baldwin / Retiring Sheridan Police Captain Scott Chandler

Youth Hoop Champs

The Sheridan Bulldogs 6th Grade Girls Basketball Team went undefeated to win the Power to Play Basketball Tournament in Gillette on Sunday, December 21st.

Back Row, left to right: Taylor Larsen, Addison Lucas, Alex Cameron, Aniston Beard, Sophie Destefano. Front Row, left to right: Aria Heyneman, Annie Mitzel, Tory Pearce. Coached by Bobbie Beard and Tracy Larsen

Sheridan College AgriPark Hosts First Community Event

The Sheridan College AgriPark hosted its first community event this past Sunday with a team roping produced by the American Cowboy Team Roping Association (ACTRA).

There were three different ropings in the event. Justin Hammerich was the high money winner, placing four times over the course of the day. Weston Mann posted two of the three fastest times for the day.