Archive - Oct 2011 - News

JCHC Agrees to Terms with Blue Cross Blue Shield

Sandy Ward

The Johnson County Healthcare Center and Blue Cross/Blue Shield have reached an agreement for the hospital and clinic to continue providing services to BCBS clients, according to Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward.

October 30th

Miss Rodeo Wyoming Crowned

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Miss Rodeo Wyoming, Kimberly Kuhn

It was a full house Saturday night at the Holiday Inn for the coronation of Miss Rodeo Wyoming, Kimberly Kuhn.

Occupy Sheridan

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In what has now turned into a global effort, Occupy Wall Street has shown up in our little corner of the world. On a blustery Saturday afternoon, a couple dozen protestors showed up in front of the Wells Fargo Bank to lend their support to the ongoing demonstrations.

New Report Encourages Organic Farming, Cover Crops

(WY NEWS SERVICE) -- A new report looks at farming trends around the country and a new method being used to keep soil healthy and productive are cover crops.

Sheridan Senior Center: November is National Caregiver Month

November is National Family Caregiver Month, and the Sheridan Senior Center is looking to spread awareness about a large group of individuals who provide care for others.

October 29th

Mead Adviser Warns Taxes Could Hurt Wnd Projects

CHEYENNE (AP) - A policy adviser to Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says the state could lose wind energy projects if the sales tax exemption on wind energy equipment expires on schedule in January.

Roadless Rule in Wyo? Go Elk Hunting

Bull Elk in the Shoshone National Forest. (U.S. Forest Service photo)

(WY NEWS SERVICE) -- The 10th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals upheld the Roadless Conservation Rule for U.S. Forests this month, something that the state of Wyoming claimed would limit the economy.

October 28th

Casper to Hear Public Comment on Open Carry at Public Meetings

CHEYENNE (AP) - The Casper City Council will hold a public hearing next week on making it illegal for people to openly carry guns at public meetings.

Gov. Mead Comments on Wolf Plan Headed to 2012 Legislature

Gov. Matt Mead

In a release from his office Friday, Gov. Matt Mead commented on the upcoming legislative session - specifically on the next step in the state being handed back management of wolves.

Wyoming Sees Huge Jump in Unemployment Insurance Fraud

CHEYENNE (AP) - Improper claims for unemployment insurance in Wyoming have nearly quadrupled since 2008.