Archive - 2013 - News

December 27th

Local Senator Supports Medical Marijuana

Sen. Bruce Burns - Courtesy Photo

A local senator says he supports legalizing medical marijuana.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Report Finds Rural Medicaid Disadvantage

A recent report finds rural Medicaid at a disadvantage.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Senior Center Offers Home Help

Janet Korpela is the director of the Help at Home program. (Photo by Pat Blair)

As the senior center in Sheridan celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, Sheridan Media is taking a look at the facility on Smith Street and the services offered there.

State Game & Fish Combines Publications

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As part of its ongoing efforts to recognize budget and staffing efficiencies, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is merging two of its publications – Wyoming Wildlife magazine and the Wyoming Wildlife News tabloid.

December 26th

AP News Update

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AVALANCHE DEATH

Avalanche kills snowboarder near Jackson resort

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - An avalanche has killed a snowboarder just outside the boundary of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

Attorney Updates County on Muddy Creek Realignment

Deputy County Attorney Barry Crago gave a quick update on the Muddy Creek re-alignment to the Johnson County Commissioners at their last meeting, saying not much had been figured out yet, but they were continuing to work on the issue.

Polar Bear Plunge Happens New Year's Day

Gary Senier of Story, during last year's Polar Bear Plunge at Lake DeSmet.

This will be the 27th year, according to the organizers, that upwards of 100 to 125 hardy souls will brave snowy weather and icy waters in nothing but bathing suits to prove...well, only they know why they do it!

Rob Forister has been organizing the plunge for the last ten years.

City Gets Break On Annual Insurance Premium

Trevor Moon, representing North Wyoming Insurance in Buffalo, gave a presentation to the city council at their last meeting on their annual insurance policy costs and found they could save nearly $35,000 by changing providers.

AP News Update

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WRESTLER DEATH LAWSUIT

Mother of Wyo. student wrestler sues hospital

Dayton Council Anticipates Fish Survey

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In Dayton, the town councilors are anticipating an update on a fish survey through the town park when they meet next month.