Archive - Jan 29, 2013 - News

What was eating this dog?

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Bill Sniffin

Our old family dog, Shadow, had been listless and seemed not well. A Wyoming native, this dog had been with us for 14 years.  In dog years, she was  pushing 90.

RENEW Board Makes It Official

Newly appointed President and CEO of RENEW Chris Ahlstrom (Photo Courtesy of RENEW)

At the tail end of 2012, the Board of Directors for RENEW made the decision to appoint Chris Ahlstrom as acting President and CEO. On Monday, the Board made it official. Board Chair Donna Bombeck with the announcement.

Snow Route Alert Goes Into Effect Tonight

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Due to the recent accumulation of snow, the City of Sheridan has announced that a snow route alert will go into effect this evening at 8 pm. City Engineer Lane Thompson explains.

Representative Berger: Gas Tax Hike is Something that Needs to be Done

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State Representative Rosie Berger (Courtesy Photo)

Generating over $70 million in annual revenue to help pay for the State's aging highways and to provide funding help to local governments is the impetus behind legislation to raise the gas tax from 14 to 24 cents in Wyoming.

Wyoming Committee Votes Down Abortion Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A bill that would restrict access to abortion services in Wyoming has died in a legislative committee.

The House Labor Health and Social Services on Monday voted 5-to-3 against a bill that would have banned abortions after fetuses have a detectable heartbeat.

Reports of False Burglary Rise, But Who's the Victim?

Reports of False Burglary Rise, But Who's the Victim? (Stock photo)

Sheridan Police Chief Richard Adriaens says his department has noticed what he calls a huge increase in the number of reports of a specific type of burglary - but there's a catch.

Sheridan Planning Commission Recommends Rezone on 5th Street

Sheridan Planning Commission Recommends Rezone on 5th Street (Photo by Chris Foy)

At their Monday night meeting, the Sheridan City Planning Commission unanimously approved a request to rezone nearly three acres near the Sheridan County Fairgrounds from an R-3 residential zone to a B-1 business zone.