January 8th, 2013

Sheridan Memorial Announces Merger With Women's Health Clinics

Sheridan Memorial Hospital announced in a media release Tuesday that Big Horn Health Network, a subsidiary of Sheridan Memorial, has merged with Women's Clinic of Northeastern Wyoming and Sheridan Women's Health.

Popsicles for firefighters. Lots of elk. A thousand fish. A Cold War park?

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Elk harvests, a Cold War state park, a governor laments and lots of other news kept popping up for me over a two-day period last fall at a meeting in Casper.

My reporter nose was twitching with all this news.  

Medicaid Expansion: A difficult choice for skeptical legislators

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By Ron Feemster

Jane Fonfara is the only person in her family with a job — and the only one without health insurance. Her husband, Dennis, 69, has battled a series of heart attacks and undergone multiple heart surgeries since he was 36.


BRONC / LADY BRONC BASKETBALL - The Bronc and Lady Bronc basketball teams will play their final non-conference games of the season this week.

The Lady Broncs will host Billings West Friday while the Broncs play at West then Saturday the Broncs are at home with Natrona county and the Lady Broncs will travel to Casper.

We will broadcast the Lady Broncs live Friday night at 7:30 on KWYO and 87.7 FM and Saturday we will have the Broncs on live at 4:30 when they play NC that game will be broadcast on 105.9 FM because the Wyoming Cowboys and Denver Broncos have afternoon games as well.

Wyoming Legislature Set to Convene

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Legislature is set to convene at noon today for the first day of its general session, set to run through early March. Lawmakers generally take care of housekeeping matters on the first day and won't get down to business until after Gov.

January 8th

Chief Carder Gives End Of Year Police Report to City Council

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder gave his monthly and end-of-year report to the city council at their last meeting.

Commissioner Hicks Sworn In, Ready To Get To Work

Johnson County Commissioners Jim Hicks, John Gibbs and Delbert Eitel at Hicks' swearing-in ceremony Monday morning. Photo courtesy Jennifer Jackson.

Johnson County's newest Commissioner, Jim Hicks, was sworn into office during a brief ceremony Monday morning at the new judicial center.
Fourth Judicial District Judge William Edelman performed the ceremony in the District Courtroom just before noon.

Johnson County Commission To Have First Meeting Of 2013

Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners will have their first meeting of 2013, and will welcome new commissioner Jim Hicks, who was sworn into office Monday morning.

Broncos hoping week off doesn't stop momentum

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - More than 15 years later, the words "Jacksonville Jaguars" still hit like a cold splash of water around Denver, especially during playoff time.

And if you want to bring back bad memories for Peyton Manning or any of his former teammates, ask them about what happened against Pittsburgh in the 2005 playoffs.

In both instances, the Broncos and Manning roared into the AFC playoffs with top seeding and a week of rest after a bye.

In both instances, the Broncos and Manning were unceremoniously dumped by a team that came into the game as a touchdown-plus underdog.

Midwinter Bald Eagle Count Meeting January 8th

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Seeing this bald eagle between Big Horn and Sheridan serves as reminder that the 2013 Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey will be conducted on January 12th. A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 8th in the Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library at 6:00 pm. If there are any survey routes left unclaimed they will be assigned at this meeting.