The Equality State Policy Center is starting a campaign aimed at raising Wyoming's minimum wage to $10.10 by 2015. The current state minimum is a mere $5.15, though most employers pay the federally mandated $7.25.
The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board, or SLIB recently approved a $1 million Community Readiness Grant for the Sheridan northwest infrastructure project, which will extend Yellowtail Drive further through the High-Tech Business Park in north Sheridan.
The third annual Wyoming-Montana Academic Challenge was held at Sheridan College Thursday. The competition featured six-player high school all-star teams from both states that were presented with oral questions in a buzzer style format over five rounds of competition.
Wyoming is one of many states that have sought a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act, an act that was re-written this week by the House Education and Workforce Committee. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.