Archive - Nov 14, 2012 - News

Online Petition Pushes For Wyoming Secession

A petition on the White House Website to allow Wyoming to leave the union and form an independent government has gained more than 7,000 online signatures. The group sponsoring the initiative is not identified, and the petition statement doesn't provide reasons for state secession.

Barrasso Re-Elected to Republican Policy Chair

Wyoming Senator, John Barrasso, was re-elected to serve as the chairman for the Republican Policy Committee by his fellow representatives in the Senate.

Community Class Targets Holiday Stress

Teddy Araas, owner of Balanced Living, Health and Wellbeing Consultants, LLC, will host a class about how to handle holiday stress at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Sunday. Araas is a certified yoga instructor and has an extensive background in stress management.
Teddy Araas, owner of Balanced Living, Health and Wellbeing Consultants, LLC, will host a class about how to handle holiday stress at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Sunday. Araas is a certified yoga instructor and has an extensive background in stress management.

Thanksgiving is next week, and after that, all bets are off when it comes to the full-fledged holiday season. While the holidays are fun, they can entail a tremendous amount of stress as well.

JCSDC1 Board Hears Construction, School Crossing Updates

At their regular meeting Monday night, the Johnson County School District One Board of Trustees got updates from District Business Manager Matt Ramey on the new school crossing signs on South Main Street and the status of construction at the new Cloud Peak School.

Voting Rights Act suit helps unseat incumbent in Fremont County

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A teepee stands outside a home in Ethete, Wyoming. The success of a Voting Rights Act lawsuit meant to guarantee representation to Native Americans on the Wind River Indian Reservation has altered the area’s county commissioners. (Robert Durell/WyoFile)

By Ron Feemster, WyoFile.com