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Superintendent Balow Discusses Budget Cuts

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The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee recently completed their “markup” of the governor’s proposed budget for the biennium. The JAC elected to cut $45 million from K-12 education funding over the next two years.

Monday’s Dining for Cause Benefits CHAPS

An organization that pairs war veterans with horses for therapy will be the beneficiary of next month’s Dining for a Cause, which is Monday, at Frackelton’s in Sheridan.

Caywood’s Cows Draw Crowd

Stepping into the room, I was surrounded by cows. No, I was not in a barn, I was at the SAGE art center in the midst of Sonja Caywood’s one-woman show of about 30 paintings of cows.

Legislative Forum: Ranchester Mayor Asks for Support for Battlefield, Library, Gas Pipeline

Day two of the Legislative Forum held in Sheridan included reports on the Connor Battlefield State Park and a natural gas pipeline from Ranchester Mayor Peter Clark.

Legislative Forum: Legislators Support Grassroots Effort Targeting Pre-Kindergarten Education

Another presenter for Wednesday’s session of the Legislative Forum held in Sheridan was Lynn Gordon reporting on a new childhood readiness program called High Five.

Reception for Caywood's One-Woman Show is Tonight

Artist Sonja Caywood’s one-woman show opens tonight at the Sagebrush Community Art Center in Sheridan.

Legislative Forum: Commissioners Paint Dire Financial Picture

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead’s budget proposal for the biennium includes a reduction of $90 million in local operating funds, which is a 50 percent reduction in total local appropriations from the last biennium.

Legislative Forum: Legislators Hear More on Title 25 Issue

Title 25, the state statute that allows law enforcement or medical professionals to order an involuntary hospitalization of an individual if they appear to be a threat to themselves or others, was once again a topic of discussion at Wednesday’s Legislative Forum in Sheridan.

Legislative Forum: Requests Include Support for Air Service, School Programs, Ski Facility

Wyoming legislators were asked to allocate money for air service, support farm to school and pre-kindergarten readiness programs and identify possible funding opportunities for a mountain recreation area, during the morning session of the legislative forum held Tuesday in Sheridan.

College President Discusses Enrollment Growth

Funding for enrollment growth was a topic addressed by Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young during Tuesday’s Legislative Forum at Sheridan City Hall.