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February 20th, 2012

Poll: Drug Testing Before Benefits?

A bill that passed two-thirds vote last week and moved to committee would require drug testing for those applying for public assistance (HB0082). A person testing positive would be ineligible to receive benefits for one month after a positive drug test, with some exceptions.

Sheridan City Council to Address Economic Development

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Sheridan City Council to Address Economic Development

Due to the President's Day Holiday, the Sheridan City Council will not be meeting tonight. They will however have a pretty full agenda Tuesday evening. The Council will be considering funding the economic development task force. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Redistricting, Wolf Plans Move Forward Before Budget Begins

Before budget talk begins this week, we take a look back at some of the bills that were brought forward during the first week of the 2012 Legislative session.

Senator Barrasso To Appear At Luncheon In Buffalo Monday

US Senator John Barrasso

U.S. Senator John Barrasso will be the featured guest at a luncheon Monday in Buffalo.

Buffalo To Be Featured In This Old House Magazine

Old Neighborhoods, architecture and the history behind the town will be featured in an upcoming issue of This Old House Magazine.

Empower Wyoming Offers Women's Self-Defense Training

Francine Russell with Empower Wyoming

Empower Wyoming will be presenting a women's self-defense workshop this Tuesday in Buffalo.

Pink Flamingo to Fly One More Time

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Pink Flamingo to Fly One More Time

For nearly a decade the “Pink Flamingo” has been a very popular and successful fundraiser for Family Planning of the Big Horns. This week, the gangly bird will take its final flight as this year's fundraiser will be the last.

February 20th

Healing from the Inside Out

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Saturday a workshop was held focusing on using yoga to help treat depression. Held on the top floor to the old Taylor School, Teddy Araas gives us a quick overview of what yoga is.

“Beat the Winter Blues” Fundraiser

Buying tickets for the Dog and Cat Shelter fundraiser.

Saturday night brought hundreds out to support the Dog and Cat Shelter at it's annual fundraiser called “Beat the Winter Blues.” Executive Director, Cel Hope explains.

Retirement System Bill Failure Allowed Look at System

(WY News Service) -- Though a bill to switch the state retirement system from defined contribution to a 401K-type plan failed to receive two thirds vote this week, it did allow for a healthy review of the system.