Wyoming lags behind Western GOP states on Medicaid expansion

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Wyoming lags behind Western GOP states on Medicaid expansion

By Ron Feemster - originally published January 22, 2013

Four Republican Western-state governors who originally opposed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) changed their minds in the past month and came out in favor of expanding Medicaid coverage for their neediest residents.

New Uranium Mine Proposed in NE Wyoming

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A Colorado-based company is proposing to start a new uranium mine in Campbell County in 2015. Located about 12 miles west of Wright, the 6,000-acre Reno Creek project will be operating for 20 years with annual production of about 1.5 million pounds a year.

WHP Drug Detection K-9 Scores a Hit

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(Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming Highway Patrol)

The Wyoming Highway Patrol issued a media release stating that a trooper and his drug detection K-9 seized just under 3 pounds of high grade marijuana earlier this week that was headed for Sheridan. The trooper pulled over a vehicle just outside of Casper on northbound

Buffalo's Sports Complex Progressing Toward Completion

At their last meeting the Buffalo City Council was updated on various ongoing projects including the new Sports Fields Complex which is scheduled for completion this Spring.

BHNF Seeking Shared Costs On Gilead Fire Suppression

Bighorn National Forest Supervisor Bill Bass and Powder River District Ranger Mark Booth spoke with the Johnson County Commissioners at their last meeting to urge them to access the Fire Suppression Fund through the State of Wyoming for help in paying for the suppression of last summer's Gilead Fire

Savoys Coming to Buffalo

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Introducing us to a variety of music from around the world, Worlds of Music will be presenting The Savoy Family Cajun Band this Thursday-Saturday in Buffalo. Director of Worlds of Music explains.

Digital Resources Continue to Grow at the Library

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No doubt about it, it's a digital world out there and the Sheridan County Libraries are keeping pace. Digital magazines are being added to their collection of online resources through Zinio Digital Magazines.

SEEDA Discusses Revisions to MOU With Forward Sheridan

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SEEDA Board discusses MOU with Forward Sheridan. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority discussed revisions to the memorandum of understanding with Forward Sheridan Tuesday.

If I Don't Catch a Fish Soon, I Am Going to Start Cheating

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Bill Sniffin

“Seems I am enduring the horrible life that living in a blue state can portend I've noticed that whenever you do an “I love Whyoming” column, you take a cheap shot at other parts of the country, mostly my home state. Why is Whyoming the least populated state?

TRIP Report: Funding Shortfall Will Lead to Further Road and Bridge Deterioration in Wyoming

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TRIP, a Washington, DC based national transportation organization released a report Tuesday entitled, “Wyoming Transportation by the Numbers: Meeting the State's Need for Safe and Efficient Mobility”.