Archive - Jan 2011

January 30th

Public Pulse + iTunes

One of Sheridan Media's resident geeks has "tweaked" our website so there are more options for users. "Media Geek" Grant Toth gives us the rundown:

He has also made a few "Apple-Centric" changes:

Reading Discussion of Contemporary International Literature

Violence. Or, more specifically, stories of people who have lived through violence.

The Elks NW District Hoop Shoot

Jan. 29, 2011 at the Sheridan College Golden Dome. The
participants were winners of their local Hoop Shoots from
the Cody, Powell, Greybull, Worland, and Sheridan Elks
Lodges.

Two kids representing the Sheridan Lodge finished first and
the other four all placed second.

8 - 9 Girls: 1. Kate Wassum, Worland -- 10/25
2. Ashlyn Ibach, Big Horn -- 9/25

10-11 Girls: 1. Tommi Olson, Worland -- 20/25
2. Madyson Godwin, Sheridan-- 18/25

12-13 Girls: 1. Mariah Alcaraz, Worland -- 17/25
2. Cayla Mills, Sheridan -- 14/25

January 29th

Accountability in Education

Accountability in education is something that played a pivotal role in this past year's elections in Wyoming, and it is something that will no doubt be addressed by legislators during the General Session.

Barrasso on Increasing the Ceiling on Federal Debt

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

Over the next several months, the United States Congress has a major decision to address regarding raising the ceiling on the Federal debt. U.S. Senator John Barrasso says that there are two sides to keep in mind when Congress votes on the issue.

Representative Madden on Mineral Trust Fund

Johnson County Representative Mike Madden

Johnson County Representative Mike Madden just began his third term. We recently had a conversation by phone and asked him if he supports Governor Mead's proposal to divert $156 million from the Permanent Mineral Trust Fund to Cities, Highways and the state's Rainy Day Account.

January 28th

Governor Mead Addresses Issues at News Conference

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead

During a news conference this week, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead addressed several key issues including one of his priorities, which is to get more funding to local governments to use on infrastructure projects.

Enzi to Sebelius: How Can Health Care Law Be Fixed?

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi provided some difficult questions for Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius during a recent appearance in front of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

Senate Advances "Health Care Freedom" Bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming voters could consider amending the state Constitution to try to block a federal requirement to purchase health insurance under a bill moving forward in the state Senate.