Archive - Sep 29, 2013 - News

Man Accused of Fleeing Prerelease Center Arrested

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Authorities in Arizona have arrested a Pinedale man accused of fleeing a Casper prerelease center late last year.

Monarch Once Reigned in Local Coal Industry

A portion of the town of Monarch as it would have been seen from the Tongue River. The detail is from a diorama by Sheridan resident/historian/artist Tom Warnke, assisted by Alice M. Warnke, former Sheridan County Curator Dana H. Prater, William Tulley, Harold Huber and Helen M. Laumann. (Photo by Pat Blair)

In 1908, around one thousand people lived in the Sheridan County town of Monarch. Four hundred and fifty men worked in the nearby Monarch Mine, collecting a total payroll of $30,000 every month. That was in 1908.

Week in Review

(Photo by Ron Richter)

We begin our look back at the week in the news with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. The City of Sheridan received some public backlash for the decision to fix hail damage on several of the police department patrol vehicles. Sheridan Police Lieutenant Scott Chandler.