Archive - Jan 2011 - News

January 6th

Wyoming Lawmakers to Address Hunting and Fishing Rights

An issue that Wyoming State Lawmakers will address during the upcoming General Session is a constitutional amendment that would bolster citizens right to hunt and fish throughout Wyoming.

CHAPS Looking to Expand Horses for Heroes Program

Children, Horses, and Adults in PartnerShip, or CHAPS, is looking to expand on one of their newer programs this year. CHAPS Executive Director Sue Suddith explains the Horses for Heroes program.

Mead Makes a Couple of State Department Appointments

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has named two veteran state government workers to run departments in his administration. Mead announced Thursday that he's retaining Bob Lampert to run the Wyoming Department of Corrections.

Osborne Sentencing to be Held At a Later Date

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29-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne was scheduled to be sentenced for 1st Degree Murder Thursday, January, 13th. That date has been postponed due to Osborne hiring his own Attorney, Keith Goody from Washington. Goody takes the place of Osborne's Trial Lawyer Robert Jones of Sheridan.

January 5th

Benefit for 5-Year-Old Boy

Just before this past Christmas, 5-year-old Jacob Ahrens' parents, Josh Ahrens and Tina Combridge, received heartbreaking news about their son. Family friend Chuck Trevino explains.

Senator Burns on Hathaway Scholarship

On Wednesday's edition of Public Pulse, Wyoming Senator Bruce Burns discussed the topic of the Hathaway Scholarship with the high school legislative interns, SHS Government teacher Tyson Emborg and host Kim Love.

Four SHS Students to Intern in Cheyenne

For the past five years, the Sheridan and Johnson County delegation to the Wyoming Legislature have sponsored students from Sheridan High School to come to Cheyenne as Legislative Interns for two weeks of the Session.

Commission Makes Board Appointments

The Johnson County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday appointed themselves to serve on the various boards in the county. Aaron Palmer with more.

JoCo Assessor's Office Loses Employees

New Johnson County Assessor Cindy Rogers took office just this week and she now has the task of replacing most of the employees from that office. Here's Aaron Palmer with the story.

Early Enrichment Enrollment at Hand-in-Hand

The Hand in Hand Early Childhood Education Center in Sheridan held a news conference Wednesday to announce that they are taking enrollment for the Early Enrichment program.