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January 7th, 2011

Johnson County Planner Updates Commission

County Planner Rob Yingling gave a presentation to the new Johnson County Commission Tuesday, updating active and inactive subdivisions, and giving them a rundown of upcoming legislation that may affect his department. Here's Aaron Palmer with more.

January 7th

Film Festival Coming to Buffalo

The Back Country Film Festival will have two presentations in Northeast Wyoming, with one stop in Buffalo and the other in Gillette. Aaron Palmer gives us the details.

Anglers Illegally Using Minnows Raising Concerns

There are increasing reports of anglers illegally bringing live minnows across state lines into Wyoming from Montana.

Wyoming Lawmakers to Address Hunting and Fishing Rights

The Wyoming Legislature will address State hunging and fishing rights during this year's General Session.

An issue that Wyoming State Lawmakers will address during the upcoming General Session is a constitutional amendment that would bolster citizens right to hunt and fish throughout Wyoming.

CHAPS Looking to Expand Horses for Heroes Program

CHAPS is looking to expand their Horses for Heroes program this year.

Children, Horses, and Adults in PartnerShip, or CHAPS, is looking to expand on one of their newer programs this year. CHAPS Executive Director Sue Suddith explains the Horses for Heroes program.

Mead Makes a Couple of State Department Appointments

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Courtesy Photo)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has named two veteran state government workers to run departments in his administration. Mead announced Thursday that he's retaining Bob Lampert to run the Wyoming Department of Corrections.

Osborne Sentencing to be Held At a Later Date

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29-year-old Shawn Osborne will not be sentenced next week as scheduled.

29-year-old Sheridan resident Shawn Osborne was scheduled to be sentenced for 1st Degree Murder Thursday, January, 13th. That date has been postponed due to Osborne hiring his own Attorney, Keith Goody from Washington. Goody takes the place of Osborne's Trial Lawyer Robert Jones of Sheridan.

Benefit for 5-Year-Old Boy

5-year-old Jacob Ahrens was diagnosed with an inoperable mid-brain tumor a week before Christmas, 2010.

Just before this past Christmas, 5-year-old Jacob Ahrens' parents, Josh Ahrens and Tina Combridge, received heartbreaking news about their son. Family friend Chuck Trevino explains.

Senator Burns on Hathaway Scholarship

Senator Bruce Burns

On Wednesday's edition of Public Pulse, Wyoming Senator Bruce Burns discussed the topic of the Hathaway Scholarship with the high school legislative interns, SHS Government teacher Tyson Emborg and host Kim Love.

Four SHS Students to Intern in Cheyenne

Three of the four Sheridan High School 2011 Legislative Interns. From Left: McKenzie Butcher, Dylan Dalton and Ryan Kirven. Not pictured, Karsyn Lamb.

For the past five years, the Sheridan and Johnson County delegation to the Wyoming Legislature have sponsored students from Sheridan High School to come to Cheyenne as Legislative Interns for two weeks of the Session.