Betsy Love

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Public Pulse + iTunes

One of Sheridan Media's resident geeks has "tweaked" our website so there are more options for users. "Media Geek" Grant Toth gives us the rundown:

He has also made a few "Apple-Centric" changes:

Reading Discussion of Contemporary International Literature

Violence. Or, more specifically, stories of people who have lived through violence.

A Halo For Jesse Cerwick

A halo of silence surrounded Holy Name Church in Sheridan Thursday. Approximately 300 people stood in reverence and as a shield of "protection" for the mourners attending the service of Private Jesse Cerwick.

Police Ask Protesters to Protest Peacefully

Since the story broke that members of the Westboro Church might be protesting at several memorial services in Sheridan this week, there has been much talk about protesting the protesters

Local Christians Condemn Westboro Group

Dismay, sadness and horror are just a few of the reactions expressed by community members and those “of faith” in reaction to the news that protesters from the Westboro Church may attend services in Sheridan this week.

“Military Funerals Have Become Pagan Orgies...” Group Coming to Sheridan

“God hates America and is Killing our Troops in His Wrath.” Or, at least according to the Westboro Baptist Church members, who are expected to make an appearance in Sheridan Thursday. Their plan is to protest the funeral of Private Jesse Cerwick at Holy Name Catholic Church. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the details in this editorial piece.

Wyoming's Education Legislation: Fact Based?

Wyoming Senate President Jim Anderson recently said “education” was the “biggest social issue on the calendar” for Wyoming's current legislative session. Many bills currently careening through the legislature are ostensibly designed to improve both primary and secondary education in Wyoming.

Snowmobiling Season Tips

For some, winter in Wyoming means more time spent indoors, waiting for the frost to thaw. For many, however, it means “snowmobiling season.” With large areas of the Big Horns open to this winter sport, snowmobiling has become a popular pastime for locals and visitors alike.

UW Opens Biodiversity Conservation Facility

The University of Wyoming has a new, state-of-the-art biodiversity conservation facility, thanks to a $10 million donation from Bob and Carol Berry from Sheridan, and a match from the state of Wyoming.

Rhetoric and Reason: Repealing Healthcare Reform

Health care has taken center stage once again as the new congress is debating legislation that would overturn last year's health care reform law. Although the bill is unlikely to be taken up in the Democrat-led Senate any time soon, Wednesday evening, the U.S.

Political Funding Laws Under Consideration

Revising Wyoming's campaign finance laws is on the agenda for Wyoming legislators this session. Right now, Wyoming law prohibits corporations and unions from spending directly on campaigns—and this goes against last year's U.S.

Car Hijacking Strangely Leads To Pot Bust

Three individuals were recently arrested in southern Wyoming in a peculiar case involving 170 pounds of high grade marijuana and a carjacking. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the details:

Illegal Snowmobiling Continues at Antelope Butte

From Ed.Stockard - Flickr

Snowmobiling is a popular winter sport in the Bighorns and is a big tourism draw for our area. However, a few snowmobilers who ignore regulations and boundary lines have drawn the ire from skiers and others. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has the story:

Precip is Up Across Wyoming—Except Here

Most of the major drainage basins in the state had significantly higher than normal precipitation during December—except for the Tongue and Powder watersheds, which were the driest in the state. Jim Fahey Hydrologist with NOAH Weather Service:

Beet Roads

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is using a new low-tech “cutting edge” technology to keep winter roads clear: beet juice. Ronda Holwell with WYDOT:

Price of Green Beans to Gas-What the Latest CPI Shows

The latest Consumer Price Index report shows prices in the Western region of the U.S., which includes Wyoming along with 12 other states, to have increased .2 percent over the last month, and 1.3 percent from a year ago.

i-Verizon

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam made an announcement this week that excited gadget gurus and others across the nation—that starting in February, Verizon would start carrying the iPhone 4.

Local Officials Respond To Changes in Federal Fluoridation Guidelines

Fluoridating our local public water supply has taken a new twist, as the federal government recently revised levels recommended to be added to public drinking water. Previously, recommendations ranged from .7 parts per million (ppm) to 1.2 ppm.

Turning Lives Around: WYCP Still Accepting Applications

The next session for Wyoming's Youth Challenge Program is taking applications through Wednesday. Sheridan Media's Betsy Love has more:

Wyo Legislators Condemn Attack on Giffords

U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords

Both Wyoming's U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis and Wyoming's U.S. Senator John Barrasso released public statements condemning the attack on Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.