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March 1st, 2013

State Legislators Budget for the Future

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Representative Rosie Berger (Courtesy Photo)

Now that the 62nd Wyoming State Legislature is in the books, Sheridan Media's Ron Richter had a chance to catch up with Representative Rosie Berger to get her take on the session.

Legislators Say Constituents Got Nasty

Wyoming legislative leaders are decrying what they said were rude and threatening lobbying tactics by supporters of gun rights bills and other hotly debated issues in the legislative session that ended this week.

Petition Aims To Restore Superintendent Position

The Wyoming Constitution Party is collecting signatures to repeal the new state law that removed state education superintendent Cindy Hill from office.

Bill Redefines Unemployment Eligibility

Workers' rights organizations are troubled by one of the bills on the Governor's desk.

February 28th

SCSD 2 Approved for Sixth Elementary School

SCSD 2 Approved for Sixth Elementary School (Photo by Chris Foy)

Based on the growing numbers of kindergarteners within Sheridan County School District Two, the State Facilities Commission has allocated funds for the district to purchase land for an additional elementary school.

Women's Self Defense Workshops Next Week

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Women's Self Defense Workshops Next Week

Empower Wyoming, a group that offers self-defense, personal safety and boundary-setting training to people of all ages, will be meeting early next week in Buffalo and Sheridan. On Monday, training will take place in Buffalo between 6 and 9 p.m.

Fair Board Authorizes Eliason to Hire New Facilities Director

Fair Board Authorizes Eliason to Hire New Facilities Director (Photo by Chris Foy)

Chairman of the Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees and current interim facilities director at the fairgrounds, Steve Eliason, now has the board's authority to hire a new facilities director. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Hospital Moving Forward With Chief Medical Officer Position

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Sheridan Memorial Hospital continues to take steps in implementing the position of chief medical officer at the hospital. Hospital CEO Mike McCafferty has been meeting with staff over the last few weeks to explain exactly what the position will entail.

Fall Hunting Regulation Meetings Set for Sheridan Region

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has scheduled several upcoming open houses in the Sheridan region to discuss proposals for the 2013 fall hunting seasons in the area. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.

Rec. District Continues to Expand Programs for Seniors

Over the last couple of years the Sheridan Recreation District has made an effort to expand their programs available for senior citizens. Rec. District Executive Director Richard Wright says that there are a number of different outings planned for this year.