Archive - Jan 2010

January 23rd

Blowing Winds And Winter Like Weather

Winter like weather this weekend. Expect winds and blowing snow. Sunday accumulation of around 1 inch of snow. Northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts to around 45 mph. Highs will be around 20. Sunday night expect strong winds and blowing snow. A Meteorologist for the National Weather Service.

Former US Attorney Enters Wyoming Governor Race

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Former U.S. Attorney Matt Mead officially announced he's seeking the Wyoming Republican Party's nomination to run for governor. The 47-year-old Mead made campaign stops Friday in Gillette, Casper and Cheyenne.

January 22nd

Business Council Board Approves Rule Changes To A Couple Of Grant Programs

During a call-in meeting this week, the Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors approved various rule changes to the Business Ready Community and Community Facility Grant and Loan programs. Business Council CEO Bob Jensen.

State Revenue Projections Hold Steady

Wyoming legislators shouldn't expect any last-minute financial windfalls to spare them from the need to make tough budget choices in the session that starts next month.

2nd Death Linked To Case Involving Wyoming Bull Rider

CASPER, (AP) - Federal prosecutors have linked a second death to a case in which a group of Wyoming men are charged with distributing cocaine and heroin. The group also has been connected to the December 2nd death of Cheyenne professional bull rider Bryan John Guthrie.

Sheridan Recreation District Officials Will Remain Employees, Not Contract Labor

After receiving a letter from the the State of Wyoming Compliance Officer, the Sheridan Recreation District learned that they will have to classify their officials as employees instead of contract labor.

Applications and Entries Being Taken for VA Creative Arts Contest

It's time for the annual Sheridan VA Medical Center Creative Arts Competition, and the call is out to any active inpatient, clinic or outpatient veteran to submit and application and entry. Spokesperson Tami Decker, who is the Recreation Assistant at the VA, explains.

January 22nd

Sheridan County Commission to Hold Special Meeting

The Board of County Commissioners has announced that a Special Session has been called for next Monday morning, January 25th. Commissioner Steve Maier elaborates.