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February 12th, 2011

State Legislature Turns Down $38 Million From Feds

State Legislature Turns Down $38 Million From Feds

Federal money offered to Wyoming for unemployment benefits will go to other states. The Wyoming House rejected a plan to use 38-million dollars in federal funding to extend benefits to those experiencing long-term unemployment, and to keep benefits in place for those in re-training programs.

Broncs 02/12/11

The Lady Broncs take their first fall of the season to the Laramie Lady Plainsmen 68-59.

The Broncs also faced the Laramie Plainsmen and loss 46-43.

Senator Schiffer Bill to Help Small Business

Senator John Schiffer of Kaycee

Senator John Schiffer is working on two bills, one having to do with Veterans Tax Exemption, and one he is co-sponsoring with Representative John Botten. He describes the latter.

February 11th

Sheridan College Tax Assistance Begins Today

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Sheridan College Tax Assistance Begins Today

Business students at Sheridan College will hold the first of eight sessions today where they'll be offering free tax preparation. The tax assistance is for those with an annual income of less than $50,000 with relatively simple returns.

Auxiliary Gifts $25,000 to Hospital

Courtesy Photo: (left to right) Peggy Callantine, Sheridan Memorial Hospital Director of Nursing, and Ada Kirven, Hospital Foundation Executive Director, accept checks in the amount of $25,000 from Barbara Niner of the Kozy Korner Gift Shop and Sandy Pilch, President of the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary on February 11 at the Auxiliary's Annual Meeting. 

During their annual meeting Friday, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary gifted $25,000 to the Hospital. $21,000 came from the Kozy Korner Gift Shop, and the remaining $4,000 of the donation came from the annual Christmas Trees of Love program.

Three Arapaho Tribal Members Indicted for Embezzlement

Three Arapaho Tribal Members Indicted for Embezzlement

In a media release from the United State's Attorney's Office, U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced that three Arapaho Tribal members from the Wind River Reservation appeared in federal court on embezzlement charges. The media release states that George Moss, Melody St.

SAGE-GROUSE GROUP MEETING FEBRUARY 23

According to a media release from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the Northeast Wyoming Sage-grouse Working Group will hold a meeting Wednesday, February 23rd beginning at 9:30 am at the BLM office located at 1424 Fort St. in Buffalo.

Sickler Court Appearance Postponed

Forty-two year-old Tonya Colette Sickler was scheduled to appear in Johnson County Circuit Court on Friday, but instead filed a waiver of her right to a speedy appearance in court, and will have her appearance rescheduled to a later date.

Broncs Basketball 02-11-11

The Broncs win against Kelly Walsh 54-35.

The Sheridan Lady Broncs beat Kelly Walsh 66 to 29.

"Spoonful of Sugar" on the WYO Stage

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Thursday evening the second set of auditions for the 50th Annual "Stars of Tomorrow" Talent Contest was held at the WYO Theater. Among the talent on the stage were Heather Heath, Brynn Batemen and Tate Batemen who performed "Spoonful of Sugar" from the Walt Disney film Mary Poppins. Auditions are now over with the big performance scheduled for 7:00 pm, Friday, March 4th at the WYO Theater.