Archive - Oct 2012 - News

October 7th

Fourteen Workers Have Died in Wyoming So Far This Year

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A state official says 14 workers have died in Wyoming so far this year. State workplace epidemiologist Mack Sewell says four each died in agriculture and transportation, three died in oil and gas industry-related incidents, two in construction and one in general industry.

UW Libraries Look for Membership Into Greater Western Library Alliance

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The University of Wyoming Libraries are one step closer to being accepted into the Greater Western Library Alliance. UW Dean of Libraries Maggie Farrell says Alliance officials liked what they saw during a recent visit to the university.

Sheridan Media's Week in Review

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

October 6th

IPSSSDR Still On Schedule to Start in Jan.

The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race is including parts of Montana, Idaho and Utah on its course this year, in addition to running through Wyoming.

Easement, Lease Approved By Buffalo City Council

At their meeting this week, the Buffalo City Council approved a Corrective Sanitary Sewer and Utility Easement, basically changing the name on the agreement,

Madden Discusses Possible Fuel Tax

State legislator, Mike Madden, joined Public Pulse host, Kim Love, on Newstalk 930, KROE, Thursday. Madden said he's headed to Chenenne on the 15th to speak to the Wyoming Taxpayers Association regarding a possible state fuel tax.

October 5th

Mead Applauds Wyoming Range Announcement

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead was in Jackson Friday, where he helped announce the agreement between Plains Exploration and Production Company and the Trust for Public Land to sell its oil and gas leases on 58,000 acres of land in the Hoback Basin of the Wyoming Range.

Schoonmaker Changes His Mind About Write-In Candidacy

Schoonmaker Changes His Mind About Write-In Candidacy

Earlier this week, Pete Schoonmaker announced that he intended to run as a write-in candidate for the House District 30 seat.

Latest Local Football Scores!

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UPDATE 9:00PM: Sheridan beats Laramie 49 to 6.

The Newcastle Dogies defeated the Tongue River Eagles by a score of 48 to 6 as the two teams battled it out in the snow!

Big Horn beat Moorcroft for a final score of 55 to 8!

Gilead Fire Area Reopened, Restrictions Lifted

The area closure surrounding the Gilead Fire has been lifted, as have Stage I fire restrictions.

Forest supervisor Bill Bass stated, “We’d like to thank the public for their understanding and cooperation since the restrictions were imposed.”