January Court Proceedings From Johnson County

January 7: Chelsea Keegan entered a plea of guilty to one count of Welfare Fraud. Keegan misrepresented her income and obtained $39,175.66 in medical benefits.
A plea agreement between the State and Defendant provides that if the Defendant immediately pays restitution, the State would

Central Wyoming Counseling Center Receives $25,000 Grant

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The Central Wyoming Counseling Center, a non-profit community behavioral health and substance abuse treatment center, recently received $25,000 in grant funding. The grant came from the Blue Envelope Health Fund, which has played a major role in the CWCC since its inception in 1959.

Wyoming Wolf Count Wrapping Up

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming wildlife officers who are finishing their annual wolf count say they expect the totals to be about 170 wolves and 15 breeding pairs - well above the state's goal. Reports are that the state was aiming to have 100 individuals and 10 breeding pairs.

Mayor Explains NMA Funding

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During his monthly visit on KROE'S Public Pulse program Thursday, Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey was asked a question from a caller about North Main, in particular, why the City has continued to fund the North Main Association to the tune of $185,000 between October of 2009 and May of 2012.

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Panel Kills Bill Allowing Guns in Wyoming Schools

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A bill that would allow people to carry concealed guns in Wyoming K-12 schools and on college campuses has died in a Senate committee. No one on the Senate Education Committee made a motion Friday to recommend House Bill 105 and so the bill does not advance further.

BHS Forensics Fourth At Casper Tournament

The Buffalo High School Forensics team traveled to Casper last weekend (February 1st and 2nd) to compete in the Mustang Classic hosted by Natrona County High School.

Gov. Mead Lets House Bill 223 Become Law Without His Signature

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Governor Matt Mead has refused to endorse a bill that makes the selection process for the next UW President confidential. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the latest.

Both Houses Approve Supplemental Budget Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature have voted to approve the supplemental budget bill. A conference committee perhaps as early as next week will meet to reconcile differences in the different versions.

Wyoming Supreme Court Boots Juvenile Life Sentences

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man serving a life sentence for a 2009 home invasion killing in Sheridan.

City Looks to Extend Pathways and Build Pedestrian Crossings

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The City of Sheridan will apply for a Mineral Royalties Grant from the State to extend the pathway from South Park that will lead to the north entrance of Sheridan College.