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February 21st

State Lottery Bill Continues to Advance in the Senate

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The State Lottery bill took another step forward Thursday, as it cleared second reading in the Senate. Those in favor of the bill point out that many Wyoming residents are spending money out of state, money that could be spent right here in Wyoming.

Sheridan College Generals Need Your Support Saturday

The Sheridan College Generals and the Lady Generals have a decisive pair of games taking place this weekend in Casper. President of Sheridan College, Paul Young, explains.

St. Lukes Annual Scandinavian Dinner Sunday In Buffalo

St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Buffalo

The annual St. Luke's Lutheran Church Scandinavian Dinner will be happening this Sunday, February 24th at the church located at 615 N. Burritt in Buffalo.

VOA Reports To Johnson County On Juvenile Justice Program

At this week's Johnson County Commissioner's meeting, Scott Duncan, Juvenile Probation Coordinator, and Todd Richins, Division Director for Volunteers of America, presented the Commissioners with their quarterly report on the juvenile justice program for the county.

Buffalo Council Approves Grant App For LiDAR Unit

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder, at the Tuesday City Council meeting, requested permission from the council to apply for a grant to purchase a LiDAR unit.

The LTI TruSpeed SX LiDAR unit, or Light Detection and Ranging, will improve accuracy of officers acquiring targets for speed enforcement.

The latest in Wyoming’s long line of anti-labor legislation

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Guest column by Kerry Drake
Originally published February 19, 2013 on WyoFile.com

Two bills passed by the Wyoming House and Senate last week are tantamount to state-sanctioned theft of workers’ wages and benefits.

Wyo Whiskey Ships Today, Sells Tomorrow

(photo by Ron Richter)

Whiskey lovers are awaiting the release of the second batch of Wyoming Whiskey.

The small batch bourbon is set to be in stores Friday. Supplies are limited so some liquor stores say they may only be selling to people who've signed up for bottles or who've won store lotteries.

Sheridan Skaters Take the Ice Saturday

Nine figure skaters, ranging from 7 to 16 years of age, will perform their competitive routines for the community at the Sheridan Ice Rink Saturday evening at 6.

SCSD#1 Cuts Jobs to Balance Budget

Sheridan County School District One has cut six jobs in order to balance its budget. Business manager, Jeremy Smith, said student enrollment, and therefore state funding, is down.