The Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition is comprised of members from the community that include social workers, mental health professionals, school counselors and lay people who have lost loved ones to suicide. Coalition Chair Vanessa Hastings explains a little bit about the services they provide.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A program to train single mothers in careers that will enable them to support their families is moving into the "green" occupations following a $60,000 grant. Climb Wyoming received the money from the Business and Professional Women's Foundation to train women for green jobs such as wind power technicians.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's U.S. senators are taking applications for spring internships in their Washington, D.C., offices. The deadline for applications with Republican Senator John Barrasso's office is this Friday, November 13th. The deadline for applications with Republican Senator Mike Enzi's office is November 19th.
A Casper hunter, missing for two weeks, was found alive by his father just days after rescuers suspended their search. 39-year-old Travis McMahan’s father said his son had probably died when they initially called off the search. However, McMahan’s father convinced several others to make one last effort before weather in the southern Big Horn Mountains made any searches useless.
U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis voted against the Health Care Reform bill during the vote on Saturday. She called the plan an "ill-conceived, trillion-dollar debacle."
She had offered several amendments to the bill that would have protected citizens from being forced to purchase government-approved insurance, and states from having to fulfill unfunded mandates from the Federal government.