Archive - Jan 2013 - News

January 8th

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.

January 7th

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.

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.

Commissioner Hicks Sworn In, Ready To Get To Work

Johnson County's newest Commissioner, Jim Hicks, was sworn into office during a brief ceremony Monday morning at the new judicial center.
Fourth Judicial District Judge William Edelman performed the ceremony in the District Courtroom just before noon.

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.

Sheridan Chamber Luncheon Takes Place Wednesday

On Monday's edition of Public Pulse, host Kim Love talked with representatives from the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce about some upcoming events, including the monthly luncheon taking place this Wednesday.

New and Familiar Faces

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A good portion of Monday night's Sheridan City Council meeting consisted of the swearing in of Mayor Dave Kinskey and three new councilors. The new councilors and the mayor spoke briefly following the swearing in ceremony.