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February 26th, 2012

City of Sheridan to Apply for Railroad Corridor Study Grant

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City of Sheridan to Apply for Railroad Corridor Study Grant

The City of Sheridan will move forward with plans to conduct an analysis study on the railroad corridor in Sheridan. The City Council recently granted approval to have City staff submit a planning and technical assistance grant to the Wyoming Business Council for $50,000.

February 26th

Thickman Accepts Governor's Art Award

During a ceremony in Cheyenne Friday night Dr. Seymour Thickman of Sheridan was one of four to accept a Governor's Art Award.

Governor Mead in D.C. for NGA Winter Meeting

Governor Mead in D.C. for NGA Winter Meeting

Governor Matt Mead is in Washington, DC to participate in the National Governors Association Winter Meeting. Governor Mead will be co-chairing the Special Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety session. He will also continue his service on the Council of Governors.

Johnson County Republicans' Straw Poll Supports Ron Paul

Republicans in Johnson County held their caucus Saturday and their straw poll shows they support Ron Paul by a significant margin.

State Vets Facility in Sheridan Fails

Senate File 11 that would have in effect created a state skilled-nursing Veteran's Home facility in Sheridan failed in committee last week by one vote, 15-14 with one senator absent.

Snowmobile Poker Run to Benefit Colstrip Girl

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A second annual snowmobile poker run will take place Saturday, this year to raise money for a 12-year-old Colstrip girl suffering from brain cancer. Organizer Sandi Levi tells us more

February 25th

Patton Talks Failed Retirement Bill

Wyoming State Representative John Patton

Most legislators had a pretty good assumption that changes to the state's retirement system probably wouldn't make it past the introduction stage of this year's budget session. House Bill 91 failed to make it to committee on a 30 to 30 vote.

Governor Mead to Petition U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Roadless Rule Case

Governor Mead to Petition U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Roadless Rule Case

A little over a week ago, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order denying Wyoming's petition for a rehearing en banc in the roadless rule case. This decision by the Court upheld its reversal of a decision by Judge Clarence Brimmer.

Gospel Artist to Perform For Public Today At Veterans Home

Veteran's Home of Wyoming in Buffalo

Gospel singer/songwriter/entertainer Ron Hughes will perform today at the Veteran's Home of Wyoming west of Buffalo.
The concert is free and open to the public.

Legislature Debates Community College Funding

Representative Rosie Berger, co-chair of the Joint Appropriations Committee, says budget discussions are well underway in Cheyenne as yesterday in the House they heard 48 amendments on second reading for the budget bill or House Bill 1.