Archive - Jan 8, 2013 - News

Redefining the Local Library

When you think of a library, you might picture seemingly endless rows of books, imagine hear some muffled whispers coming from the teen fiction section, all while a librarian quietly catalogs books from the return bin.

Sheridan County and Fair Board Officials Discuss Future

Some of the Sheridan County Commissioners met Tuesday with representatives from the Sheridan County Fair Association to discuss plans for the new year - including the concept of an indoor arena. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy was there and has the story.

Councilman Reflects on the Past Four Years

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Three new councilors were given the oath of office Monday night at the Sheridan City Council meeting. For Councilors Steve Brantz and Ryan Mulholland, it was an end to four years of service to the community.

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

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Every year in the United States, approximately 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and more than 4,000 die as a result of the disease.

Sheridan Memorial Announces Merger With Women's Health Clinics

Sheridan Memorial Hospital announced in a media release Tuesday that Big Horn Health Network, a subsidiary of Sheridan Memorial, has merged with Women's Clinic of Northeastern Wyoming and Sheridan Women's Health.

Popsicles for firefighters. Lots of elk. A thousand fish. A Cold War park?

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Elk harvests, a Cold War state park, a governor laments and lots of other news kept popping up for me over a two-day period last fall at a meeting in Casper.

My reporter nose was twitching with all this news.  

Medicaid Expansion: A difficult choice for skeptical legislators

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By Ron Feemster

Jane Fonfara is the only person in her family with a job — and the only one without health insurance. Her husband, Dennis, 69, has battled a series of heart attacks and undergone multiple heart surgeries since he was 36.

Wyoming Legislature Set to Convene

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Legislature is set to convene at noon today for the first day of its general session, set to run through early March. Lawmakers generally take care of housekeeping matters on the first day and won't get down to business until after Gov.

Johnson County Commission To Have First Meeting Of 2013

Tuesday, the Johnson County Commissioners will have their first meeting of 2013, and will welcome new commissioner Jim Hicks, who was sworn into office Monday morning.

Chief Carder Gives End Of Year Police Report to City Council

Buffalo Police Chief Jason Carder gave his monthly and end-of-year report to the city council at their last meeting.