Archive - Feb 2013 - News

February 28th

Wyoming Outlaws Human Trafficking

Wyoming has become the last state in the union to outlaw human trafficking, as Governor Matt Mead signed House Bill 133 into law yesterday.

State Legislature Adjourns

The Wyoming State Legislative season is over for another year as of this week. Before district representatives headed home, Senate Minority Leader, Chris Rothfuss, provided an insightful summary of this year's session.

Dental Hygiene Students Host 400 Kindergarteners

The Dental Hygiene Students at Sheridan College invited approximately 400 kindergarteners to the campus to celebrate annual Kindergarten Day Thursday.

Wyoming Recognizes Cardiac-Friendly Facilities

Wyoming governor, Matt Mead, will sign legislation today that officially recognizes hospitals within the state that meet national accreditation guidelines for specialized care for heart attack and stroke patients.

February 27th

Sheridan County Commissioners on Resignation of Former Fairgrounds Director

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Sheridan County Commissioners on Resignation of Former Fairgrounds Director (Photo by Ron Richter)

During a recent visit with host of Public Pulse, Kim Love, the Sheridan County Commissioners spoke to the details surrounding the resignation of the facilities director of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, Melissa Albrecht.

Gov. Mead Addresses Legislators at Close of 2013 Session

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Gov. Mead Addresses Legislators at Close of 2013 Session

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead spoke to members of the state Senate and House of Representatives at the close of this year's legislative session. Overall, Governor Mead thanked legislators for their hard work and for tackling some tough issues.

Scam Alert: Bogus IRS Emails

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Scam Alert: Bogus IRS Emails

The Internal Revenue Service is warning the public about a national-level scam making its rounds across the country involving bogus emails supposedly from the IRS. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Wyoming’s senators choose politics over protecting women

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Congressional staffers gathered Tuesday to hear why the House should move to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso were among 20 GOP senators who voted against reauthorizing the VAWA. (Safiya Merchant/Medill — click to view)
Guest column by Kerry Drake
February 26, 2013

Wyoming lawmakers revisit school accountability law after Hill clash

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A banner hangs on the wall outside the entrance to Supt. Cindy Hill’s new office in the Barrett Building. A clash between lawmakers and the Superintendent of Public Instruction led to her removal from the Department of Education. (Gregory Nickerson/WyoFile — click to view)
By Gregory Nickerson

Hospital Officials Keeping a Close Eye on Financial Situation

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Chief Financial Officer Ed Johlman said Wednesday that revenue wise, January turned out much better than the last few months had for the hospital.