Archive - Jan 22, 2011 - News

House Panel Passes Bill Tweaking School Funding

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A legislative committee has approved a bill that would tweak Wyoming's school funding model after some members argued that the model isn't the reason the state has failing schools. The House Education Committee approved House Bill 127 Friday and sent it to the full House.

Cap On Interest on Hospital Bills Gets Initial OK

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Interest on unpaid hospital bills would be capped under a bill winning preliminary approval in the Wyoming Senate. The measure's sponsor, Democratic state Senator Chris Rothfuss of Laramie, says interest rates on unpaid hospital bills can reach 18 percent in Wyoming.

Youth Hockey Shapes Young Adults

Zane Garstad, in no hurry to let go of his grip on the Stanley Cup at the Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame. (Photo Courtesy Scott Barten)

Friday we told you about three young Sheridan men who were able to play with the All-Wyoming Hockey Team at a Silver Stick Tournament in Canada. Today, Mary Jo Johnson talks with coach Zane Garstad about youth hockey in Sheridan.

Senator Barrasso Visits Sheridan Rotary

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming paid a visit to Sheridan Friday, and was the featured speaker at the Rotary luncheon. Answering a question that was on the mind of several in attendance, he addressed the shooting in Tucson January 8th.