Archive - Feb 2013 - News

February 9th

Wyoming Wolf Count Wrapping Up

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming wildlife officers who are finishing their annual wolf count say they expect the totals to be about 170 wolves and 15 breeding pairs - well above the state's goal. Reports are that the state was aiming to have 100 individuals and 10 breeding pairs.

February 8th

Mayor Explains NMA Funding

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During his monthly visit on KROE'S Public Pulse program Thursday, Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey was asked a question from a caller about North Main, in particular, why the City has continued to fund the North Main Association to the tune of $185,000 between October of 2009 and May of 2012.

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Panel Kills Bill Allowing Guns in Wyoming Schools

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A bill that would allow people to carry concealed guns in Wyoming K-12 schools and on college campuses has died in a Senate committee. No one on the Senate Education Committee made a motion Friday to recommend House Bill 105 and so the bill does not advance further.

BHS Forensics Fourth At Casper Tournament

The Buffalo High School Forensics team traveled to Casper last weekend (February 1st and 2nd) to compete in the Mustang Classic hosted by Natrona County High School.

Gov. Mead Lets House Bill 223 Become Law Without His Signature

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Governor Matt Mead has refused to endorse a bill that makes the selection process for the next UW President confidential. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the latest.

Both Houses Approve Supplemental Budget Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature have voted to approve the supplemental budget bill. A conference committee perhaps as early as next week will meet to reconcile differences in the different versions.

Wyoming Supreme Court Boots Juvenile Life Sentences

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man serving a life sentence for a 2009 home invasion killing in Sheridan.

February 7th

City Looks to Extend Pathways and Build Pedestrian Crossings

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The City of Sheridan will apply for a Mineral Royalties Grant from the State to extend the pathway from South Park that will lead to the north entrance of Sheridan College.

A Standing Ovation

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Halfway through the 62nd Wyoming Legislature, the decision to remove many of the duties of the state superintendent of public instruction has probably been the biggest story so far, or at least the issue that's generated the most attention.

Pet Dental Health Awareness Month

For most of us, the practice of good oral hygiene is a fairly simple task, however, the same can't be said about our four legged friends. February is National Pet Dental Health Awareness Month and similar to humans, oral hygiene plays a big role in our pets overall health.