Archive - Feb 20, 2012

Calving Season is here!

Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Public Pulse - Monday 02/20/12

Sheridan County Historical Society Museum / Hello Dolly w/Marva Craft

Wyoming Senate Moves to Restrict Records Access

Wyoming State Senator Bruce Burns

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming State Senate is moving to restrict public access to information from state agencies and local governments.

Sheridan County Favors Ron Paul, Romney Leads State Poll

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Sheridan County Favors Ron Paul, Romney Leads State Poll

There were 61 voting members who showed up this past weekend to vote in the Sheridan County Republican Straw Poll for the Republican presidential candidate.

Poll: Drug Testing Before Benefits?

A bill that passed two-thirds vote last week and moved to committee would require drug testing for those applying for public assistance (HB0082). A person testing positive would be ineligible to receive benefits for one month after a positive drug test, with some exceptions.

Sheridan City Council to Address Economic Development

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Sheridan City Council to Address Economic Development

Due to the President's Day Holiday, the Sheridan City Council will not be meeting tonight. They will however have a pretty full agenda Tuesday evening. The Council will be considering funding the economic development task force. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Redistricting, Wolf Plans Move Forward Before Budget Begins

Before budget talk begins this week, we take a look back at some of the bills that were brought forward during the first week of the 2012 Legislative session.

Buffalo's Land Is Conference Champion In Wrestling

The Bison wrestlers had a good showing at the conference meet this weekend, with one taking the championship in his class and others finishing second and third.
At 120 lbs., Jonathan Land was crowned champion in that class.
Taylor Bell, at 126, took second in his class, and Kyle Burton, at 106, finished third.
As a team the Bison finished eigth of eight teams.
Moving on to the State Meet this weekand are Land, Bell, and Burton as well as Darby Scantling and Jonathan Rico.

Empower Wyoming Offers Women's Self-Defense Training

Francine Russell with Empower Wyoming

Empower Wyoming will be presenting a women's self-defense workshop this Tuesday in Buffalo.

Pink Flamingo to Fly One More Time

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Pink Flamingo to Fly One More Time

For nearly a decade the “Pink Flamingo” has been a very popular and successful fundraiser for Family Planning of the Big Horns. This week, the gangly bird will take its final flight as this year's fundraiser will be the last.