Archive - Jan 8, 2011 - News

New Fairgrounds Director Settling In

Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht

It's been just short of a month since Melissa Albrecht was named the new Facilities Director at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Albrecht comments on how things have been coming along since taking over the position.

UW Receives Award For Alcohol Prevention Work

The University of Wyoming has received a national Award for its effort to reduce alcohol abuse.

Wyoming to Join Federal Health Law Challenge

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming will join Florida and other states in a federal lawsuit challenging the federal health care reform law enacted last year. Governor Matt Mead announced Friday that Wyoming will file on Monday to join the lawsuit.

Legislature Again to Consider Gay Marriage Bills

The State Legislature will once again consider gay marriage bills in the upcoming General Session.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Legislature will again this year consider whether to prohibit the state from recognizing same-sex marriages performed elsewhere. Wyoming law already specifies that marriages performed in the state must be between a man and a woman.

Department of Education Office to Move to Cheyenne

Wyoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state Education Department will close its branch office in Laramie and move its staff to Cheyenne.