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January 8th, 2013

Woman, Infant Struck in Cheyenne Hit-and-Run

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Police in Cheyenne say a driver ran into a woman and her 7-month-old baby at an intersection before leaving the scene.

Police spokesman Dan Long says the 26-year-old woman and the infant were taken to a nearby hospital. Their condition and identities weren't released.

Redefining the Local Library

Redefining the Local Library (Stock photo)

When you think of a library, you might picture seemingly endless rows of books, imagine hear some muffled whispers coming from the teen fiction section, all while a librarian quietly catalogs books from the return bin.

Sheridan County and Fair Board Officials Discuss Future

Sheridan County and Fair Board Officials Discuss Future(Photo by Ron Richter)

Some of the Sheridan County Commissioners met Tuesday with representatives from the Sheridan County Fair Association to discuss plans for the new year - including the concept of an indoor arena. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy was there and has the story.

Councilman Reflects on the Past Four Years

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Former Sheridan City Councilman Ryan Mulholland (Photo by Ron Richter)

Three new councilors were given the oath of office Monday night at the Sheridan City Council meeting. For Councilors Steve Brantz and Ryan Mulholland, it was an end to four years of service to the community.

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

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Every year in the United States, approximately 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and more than 4,000 die as a result of the disease.

Sheridan Memorial Announces Merger With Women's Health Clinics

Sheridan Memorial Hospital announced in a media release Tuesday that Big Horn Health Network, a subsidiary of Sheridan Memorial, has merged with Women's Clinic of Northeastern Wyoming and Sheridan Women's Health.

Popsicles for firefighters. Lots of elk. A thousand fish. A Cold War park?

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Elk harvests, a Cold War state park, a governor laments and lots of other news kept popping up for me over a two-day period last fall at a meeting in Casper.

My reporter nose was twitching with all this news.  

Medicaid Expansion: A difficult choice for skeptical legislators

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By Ron Feemster WyoFile.com

Jane Fonfara is the only person in her family with a job — and the only one without health insurance. Her husband, Dennis, 69, has battled a series of heart attacks and undergone multiple heart surgeries since he was 36.

Wyoming Legislature Set to Convene

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Legislature is set to convene at noon today for the first day of its general session, set to run through early March. Lawmakers generally take care of housekeeping matters on the first day and won't get down to business until after Gov.

January 8th

Chief Carder Gives End Of Year Police Report to City Council

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder gave his monthly and end-of-year report to the city council at their last meeting.