Archive - Feb 2012

February 24th

Patton Talks Failed Retirement Bill

Wyoming State Representative John Patton

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

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

Veteran's Home of Wyoming in Buffalo

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.

#3 beats #2 by 1 to Take Conference Title

It took overtime for the #3 ranked Sheridan Broncs to topple the #2 ranked Campbell County Camels 57 to 56 in Sheridan on Friday night to capture the conference title. Riley Ryan shown here hitting his third three in a row - in front of the standing room only student section who show their approval - to start the game led all scorers with 24 points on the evening.

Legislature Debates Community College Funding

Representative Rosie Berger, co-chair of the Joint Appropriations Committee, says budget discussions are well underway in Cheyenne as yesterday in the House they heard 48 amendments on second reading for the budget bill or House Bill 1.

February 23rd

MOPs Holding Parenting Conference

Mothers of Preschoolers in Sheridan will host a free bible-based parenting conference today and tomorrow. Shannon is with MOPS in Sheridan.

Mild Winter So Far for WYDOT

If harsh weather and road closures seemed like big news yesterday morning it may have been because so far this winter northeast Wyoming highways haven't seen extended closures. Wyoming Department of Transportation District 4 PR Specialist Ronda Holwell.