Wyoming

The Senate Education Committee advanced a bill that would allow K-12 school personnel to carry concealed guns by a 5-0 vote earlier this week. House Bill 194 has been sent to the full Senate for debate.

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IRRIGATION DITCH-BODY

RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities believe a 33-year-old man drowned after he ended up in an irrigation ditch in Riverton.

Wyoming's U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, in an interview with Sheridan Media Wednesday morning, said he believes the Obama administration hurt Wyoming's economy.

Dressed in crazy costumes, area residents will jump into freezing waters and become Below Zero Heroes to raise money Saturday for Special Olympics Wyoming athletes.

The City of Buffalo will be re-applying for a grant to help pay for an upgrade of an existing sanitary sewer lift station east of Buffalo.

Johnson County Treasurer Carla Faircloth brought a proposal before the county commissioners at their meeting this week, asking them to approve removing what she called “uncollectable taxes” from the county's books through 2005.

Hopeful business entrepreneurs crowded the Mars Theater side of the WYO Theater Wednesday night in a mixer hosted by the Wyoming Technology Business Center in Sheridan.

Sheridan resident Dr. Jackie Canterbury took exception to a statement by U.S. Sen. John Barrasso Wednesday morning that the endangered species act is broken.

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