Archive - 2013 - News

September 8th

Governor Mead Visits with Local Business Leaders

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SHERIDAN, Wyo. -- Wyoming’s Governor Matt mead will be in the area Monday to meet with city and county leaders in Buffalo and tour businesses in Sheridan.

Federal Education Department Grants Wyoming AMO Freeze

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CHEYENNE – In news coming from the state’s education department in Cheyenne, we’ve learned that Wyoming schools will be able to use the 2011-12 targets in the determination of adequate yearly progress, or AYP, for the 2012-13 assessment results.

First Federal Chooses MoneyDesktop for Personal Banking

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SHERIDAN, Wyo. – The Digital Journal reports that MoneyDesktop of Utah, a provider of personal financial management data analytics and marketing solutions, has been chosen by Sheridan's First Federal Savings Bank to provide its customers with online and mobile personal financial management tools.

University Bulletin Highlights Crop and Animal Research

LARAMIE, Wyo. – The University of Wyoming has issued its third Field Days Bulletin which details the college's research projects. They cover cattle, sheep, traditional and alternative farm crops, weed control and specialty crops including vegetables.

Lawmakers Look to Spend More on Airline Aid

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A panel of state lawmakers has recommended more than doubling the funding for a state program that subsidizes air service to Wyoming communities.

US Senator Barrasso Warns of Sticker Shock

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Barrasso said President Barack Obama had grand intentions when he set out to reform health care, but has only made things worse.

State Tourism Department Hires Brand Strategist

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The state tourism department has hired a woman from Colorado with family ties to Wyoming to fill a newly created position charged with marketing the state to a larger national and international audience.

Sheridan Police Kill Mountain Lion

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SHERIDAN, Wyo. – The Sheridan police were forced to kill a mountain lion Friday evening after the animal wandered into town.

September 7th

Representative Lummis Opposed to Military Action Against Syria

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During her recent visit to Sheridan, U.S. Representative for Wyoming, Cynthia Lummis appeared on News Talk 930 KROE'S Public Pulse program, where host Kim Love asked her if she would vote in favor of President Obama's plan to use military force against Syria.

Wyo. Healthier School Lunch Sales Pick Back Up

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - School officials in Wyoming say school lunch sales are picking up after a slight drop that coincided with a healthier menu that took effect last year. Some schools in other states are opting out of the healthier school lunches. But Kevin Concannon with the U.S.