Archive - Feb 2013

February 27th

Gov. Mead Addresses Legislators at Close of 2013 Session

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Gov. Mead Addresses Legislators at Close of 2013 Session

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead spoke to members of the state Senate and House of Representatives at the close of this year's legislative session. Overall, Governor Mead thanked legislators for their hard work and for tackling some tough issues.

Scam Alert: Bogus IRS Emails

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Scam Alert: Bogus IRS Emails

The Internal Revenue Service is warning the public about a national-level scam making its rounds across the country involving bogus emails supposedly from the IRS. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Wyoming’s senators choose politics over protecting women

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Congressional staffers gathered Tuesday to hear why the House should move to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso were among 20 GOP senators who voted against reauthorizing the VAWA. (Safiya Merchant/Medill — click to view)
Guest column by Kerry Drake
February 26, 2013

Wyoming lawmakers revisit school accountability law after Hill clash

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A banner hangs on the wall outside the entrance to Supt. Cindy Hill’s new office in the Barrett Building. A clash between lawmakers and the Superintendent of Public Instruction led to her removal from the Department of Education. (Gregory Nickerson/WyoFile — click to view)
By Gregory Nickerson

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Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Hospital Officials Keeping a Close Eye on Financial Situation

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Chief Financial Officer Ed Johlman said Wednesday that revenue wise, January turned out much better than the last few months had for the hospital.

Burgess Junction Visitor Center Will Not Open This Year

(Photo Courtesy of the Bighorn National Forest)

Bighorn National Forest Managers have announced that the Burgess Junction Visitors Center will not open in 2013. BHNF Recreational Staff Officer Dave McKee explains why they decided to not open this summer.

Hospital Foundation Director Talks About Significance of Gifts

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The monthly meeting of the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday began with Hospital Foundation Director Ada Kirven talking about the significance of gifts that the they receive for projects.

Local Girl, 8, Donates Money To Cowboy Carousel Project

Arnette Tiller accepts a donation from Madison Billings for the Cowboy Carousel project.

A love of carousels has prompted a young Buffalo girl to donate to the Cowboy Carousel Project with money she has found, collected and saved.

Missed Deadline For Funding Prompts Request To Council

The Buffalo City Council, at their last meeting, denied a request from the St. Francis Animal Shelter in Buffalo to be added to their list for consideration for funding through the one-percent committee.