Senate Panel Endorses Biblical Study Courses

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A bill that would make it clear Wyoming public high schools can offer elective biblical study courses has been endorsed by a divided Senate Education Committee.

The panel voted 3-2 in favor of House Bill 130. The bill now goes to the Senate floor for consideration.

BHS Forensics Second At Rapid City Tournament

Last weekend, February 8th and 9th, the Buffalo High School Forensics team participated in the Rapid City Tournament hosted by Stevens High School.
Many of the students did very well, and the team took the Second Place Sweepstakes Trophy in the small school division.

Larceny Trial Day Three: Estimate of Loss Disclosed

UPDATE: Jury Finds Mraz Guilty of Felony Larceny. Check Back Monday for details and a complete story.

More testimony was offered up Friday at the jury trial for Sheridan resident Miranda Mraz, who's charged with Felony Larceny for stealing money from the Eagles Club on 5th and Main in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the latest.

Gov. Mead Signs Fuel Tax Increase Into Law

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead has signed a bill into law that will hike the state's fuel tax by a dime a gallon.

Speer Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Assault

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CODY, Wyo. (AP) - A Montana man accused of kidnapping a Cody girl has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting her.

So where is that Wyoming health care solution?

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Guest column by Kerry Drake
Originally published at WyoFile on February 12, 2013

Enzi Advocates Constitutional Amendment

Sen. Mike Enzi is supporting the idea of a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced U.S. budget.

Cloud Peak Lands Coal Deal With Asia

Cloud Peak Energy, Inc., has contracted to ship 16 million metric tons of coal per year to Asia via a port in Washington.

Sheridan College Students Participate in Ag Competition

(From left to right) Keith Klement, Shelby Baumgartner, Richard Ramsey, Tayler Wittman, Paul Ratigan, and Russell Merrill at the 2013 Society for Range Management Meeting in Oklahoma City, Okla. (Courtesy photo)

Five Sheridan College students competed in collegiate-level competitions at the 2013 Society for Range Management meeting this month and had a good showing.

Ed. Dept. Interim Director Updates District Superintendents

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Ed. Dept. Interim Director Updates District Superintendents

Wyoming Department of Education Interim Director, Jim Rose, spoke over video chat to district superintendents of Wyoming's schools on Friday. He gave an update as to what he intends to do between now and early December, when Governor Matt Mead will appoint a permanent director.