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Prosecutor Says Legislature Must Decide About Death Penalty

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The prosecutor who secured a death sentence against Dale Wayne Eaton for the murder of a Montana woman nearly 30 years ago says Eaton's continuing appeals signal that the Wyoming Legislature must decide whether it truly supports capital punishment.

Art Wanted for Fundraiser

People are asked to donate new or “pre-loved” at the Sagebrush Community Art Center in Sheridan for an auction that will be held next month.

Administrator Petition, Lion Dogs Come Before Council

A petition calling for an election on whether Sheridan should have a city administrator, and a proposal regarding the lion dogs at Kendrick Park will come before Sheridan's city council next week.

A Look Back in Time: Jan. 2, 1916

Now here's Sheridan Media's look back in time, to 100 years ago, by reporter Pat Blair as published in the Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Jan. 2, 1916.

Polar Bear Plunge Draws Hundreds Because 'It's There'

Craig Smith of Buffalo at the Polar Bear Plunge.

The Annual Polar Bear Plunge has happened every New Year's Day for many years at Lake DeSmet, drawing people that brave the freezing weather to jump into the icy waters.