Archive - Feb 25, 2012

Johnson County Republicans' Straw Poll Supports Ron Paul

Republicans in Johnson County held their caucus Saturday and their straw poll shows they support Ron Paul by a significant margin.

State Vets Facility in Sheridan Fails

Senate File 11 that would have in effect created a state skilled-nursing Veteran's Home facility in Sheridan failed in committee last week by one vote, 15-14 with one senator absent.

Snowmobile Poker Run to Benefit Colstrip Girl

A second annual snowmobile poker run will take place Saturday, this year to raise money for a 12-year-old Colstrip girl suffering from brain cancer. Organizer Sandi Levi tells us more

Patton Talks Failed Retirement Bill

Most legislators had a pretty good assumption that changes to the state's retirement system probably wouldn't make it past the introduction stage of this year's budget session. House Bill 91 failed to make it to committee on a 30 to 30 vote.

HIGH SCHOOL HOOP SCORES FROM FRIDAY NIGHT

FRIDAY NIGHT 02/24/12
Buffalo 64, Glenrock 50
Cheyenne Central 48, Cheyenne South 24
Cody 58, Worland 42
Evanston 58, Rock Springs 42
Lander 61, Pinedale 35
Laramie 57, Cheyenne East 43
Newcastle 44, Wheatland 36
Sheridan 57, Campbell County 56, OT
2A East Regional
Consolation
Burns 70, Lusk 42
Southeast 50, Pine Bluffs 47
Semifinal
Moorcroft 57, Tongue River 46
Sundance 49, Big Horn 45
2A West Regional
Consolation
Greybull 59, Big Piney 29
Rocky Mountain 57, Riverside 49
Semifinal

Governor Mead to Petition U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Roadless Rule Case

A little over a week ago, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order denying Wyoming's petition for a rehearing en banc in the roadless rule case. This decision by the Court upheld its reversal of a decision by Judge Clarence Brimmer.

Gospel Artist to Perform For Public Today At Veterans Home

Gospel singer/songwriter/entertainer Ron Hughes will perform today at the Veteran's Home of Wyoming west of Buffalo.
The concert is free and open to the public.