Archive - Jan 31, 2011 - News

“Wild Lands” Order Continues to Draw Opposition

Since the Department of the Interior announced Secretarial Order 3310 in late December, it has drawn its fare share of opposition from many in the state of Wyoming.

Governor Mead Reacts to Florida Judge's Ruling

U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson declared Monday that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Earlier this month, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead entered Wyoming in the multi-state lawsuit challenging the Act.

Spay Wyoming Receives Grant

In honor of the 17th annual Spay Day on February 22, the Humane Society of the United States in conjunction with the Doris Day Animal Foundation has bestowed a grant to Spay Wyoming.

Advocacy and Resource Center Open House

The Advocacy and Resource Center in Sheridan has been providing their services to the residents of Sheridan County for three decades, and Monday they held an open house.

Amount of Loss Claimed by the Department of Audit May Be Excessive

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In a media release issued by the Office of the Sheridan County and Prosecuting Attorney, it is noted that Sheridan County was contacted several months ago by a representative of the trust established by the former Sheridan County Clerk, Audrey Koltiska.

Great Turnout for Ducks Unlimited

It was a full house Saturday night as over 300 people took part in the annual Sheridan County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited banquet held at the Holiday Inn.

Sheridan Opens Hearts and Pocketbooks

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Well over 800 people showed up at the Best Western Sheridan Center Saturday night in support of 5-year-old Jacob Ahrens. It was a benefit dinner to help with the medical expenses for the little guy who was diagnosed with an inoperable mid-brain tumor last December.

Battle of the Brains at SCC

Thirteen teams from eight high schools around the state competed in the 15th Annual Wyoming Academic Challenge at Sheridan College Saturday with Sheridan High School taking third place honors.

Poll Question: Lottery in Wyoming?

Late last week it was reported through the Associated Press that the odds of Wyomingites getting their own lottery or joining a multi-state game like Powerball have improved.

CHAPS to Start Volunteer Training

Children, Horses and Adults in Partnership, or CHAPS, will be conducting three sets of volunteer training sessions for new volunteers and for returning volunteers who need to be recertified. CHAPS Director Sue Suddith explains.

Each class consists of two parts on Tuesdays and Saturdays.