January 10th, 2013

Lawmakers to Consider Juvenile Life Sentences Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming lawmakers are set to consider a bill that would end mandatory life sentences for juvenile killers. Authorities say changing Wyoming law is necessary because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Johnson County Library's Reading Program Kicks Off Soon

For those looking for something to do indoors this winter, the Johnson County Library will be having their annual Winter Reading Program, this year entitled “Books Are SNOW Wonderful,” which is set to begin January 21st and run through March 21st.

CASA Looking To City, County For New Home

Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, is looking to find a new home for their offices in Buffalo, and approached Johnson County's Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday to seek help.

Buffalo Council Takes Care Of 'Housekeeping'

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council handled some “housekeeping” duties by designating their official newspaper, depositories, and voting for their WAM Voting Delegate.

Cowgirls Open Up Conference play With Tough 70-68 Loss At Boise State

Woodward records 25 points and 11 rebounds, Mileto scored 15 points against Boise State

BOISE, Idaho -The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team (11-3 overall, 0-1 MW) suffered a conference opening loss 70-68 against the Boise State Broncos (8-6 overall, 1-0 MW) on Wednesday night in Boise.

"This is conference play," said head coach Joe Legerski. "We had to have someone step up and Kayla Woodward did that tonight with 25 points and 11 rebounds. Boise State hit a three-point field goal at the end of the game and we couldn't hit a final shot at the end.

No. 25 Pokes Fall at the gun 63-61, in MW Opener to Boise State

Laramie, Wyo. (Jan. 9, 2013) – Senior guard Derrious Gilmore scored 17 points for the 25th-ranked University of Wyoming men’s basketball team on Wednesday night against Boise State, but the Broncos hit a three as time expired to steal a 63-61 win in the Arena-Auditorium in the Mountain West opener for both squads. The loss snapped a 13-game winning streak for the Pokes (13-1, 0-1 MW), who were one of four undefeated teams left in the nation.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Has Goals for Urgent Care

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Has Goals for Urgent Care (Photo by Ron Richter)

At their latest meeting of Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Board of Trustees, CEO Mike McCafferty expressed interest in possibly offering urgent care services to the community. McCafferty says he's seen a need in the community for the service.

Exploring End of Life Care With Hospice of the Big Horns

Exploring End of Life Care With Hospice of the Big Horns

The Hospice of the Big Horns is hosting an upcoming workshop free to the public on a topic we tend not to hear about much - called "The Dynamics of Dying."

Get Ready - Snowman Building Time Coming

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From all indications snowman building opportunities are just around the corner. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon at which time the Sheridan area could have 6 to 12 inches of new snow. Perhaps snowman building like the one shown here is on the horizon.

Common Animal Illnesses During the Winter

Common Animal Illnesses During the Winter (Photo curtesy of Mirari Erdoiza)

As a winter storm approaches, many of us are concerned about staying warm and staying safe on the roads. But what about our animals? Dr. Sarah Schreiber of the Moxey-Schreiber Veterinary Hospital says there are some common illnesses that she notices at her practice during