Archive - Aug 29, 2009 - News

2009 Health Fair Is Only A Few Weeks Away

The 2009 Health Fair in Sheridan will take place two weeks from today at Sheridan College. Sheridan Memorial Hospital Marketing Manager Danae Brandjord says the Health Fair is a great opportunity for those who took part in the recent blood draws at the hospital.

There Will Be Plenty Of Extra Opportunities For Sheridan Hunters This Fall

Hunters will have lots of opportunity to hunt this fall in northeast Wyoming. Mild winters combined with good fawn production has resulted in white-tailed deer and pronghorn populations being higher than desired in some areas. 2009 pronghorn and white-tailed deer seasons are designed to reduce these populations.

Barrasso Joins GOP Delegation At Louisiana Health Care Forum

Senator John Barrasso,one of two doctors in the Senate, says health insurance reform can be achieved without the massive overhaul being proposed. The Wyoming Republican was part of a GOP town hall yesterday with members of Louisiana's congressional delegation.

15 States Agree To Attend Wyoming Energy Symposium

CHEYENNE, (AP) - Legislative leaders from 15 states say they will attend the energy symposium in Jackson that Wyoming state government is sponsoring this fall. House Speaker Colin Simpson, sponsored legislation to fund the symposium scheduled for October 25-27 in Jackson. He says he's pleased that representatives from all the states that were invited have agreed to attend.

UW Trustees Approve Budget Request

LARAMIE, (AP) - The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $366 million budget request for 2011-12. The amount is the same as 2009-10 budget, less the budget cuts made in June. The Wyoming Legislature will have final say on the university budget during its budget session beginning next February.