Wyoming

State Legislature Adjourns

The Wyoming State Legislative season is over for another year as of this week. Before district representatives headed home, Senate Minority Leader, Chris Rothfuss, provided an insightful summary of this year's session.

Dental Hygiene Students Host 400 Kindergarteners

The Dental Hygiene Students at Sheridan College invited approximately 400 kindergarteners to the campus to celebrate annual Kindergarten Day Thursday.

Wyoming Recognizes Cardiac-Friendly Facilities

Wyoming governor, Matt Mead, will sign legislation today that officially recognizes hospitals within the state that meet national accreditation guidelines for specialized care for heart attack and stroke patients.

Gov. Mead Addresses Legislators at Close of 2013 Session

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead spoke to members of the state Senate and House of Representatives at the close of this year's legislative session. Overall, Governor Mead thanked legislators for their hard work and for tackling some tough issues.

Scam Alert: Bogus IRS Emails

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The Internal Revenue Service is warning the public about a national-level scam making its rounds across the country involving bogus emails supposedly from the IRS. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the story.

Land Trust Open House Thursday

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is hosting an open house Thursday evening from 5 to 7 o'clock at their office located at 306 North Main Street, also known as the 2nd floor of the ERA Carroll Realty building.

Sheridan Electric Prices Rise

Households in Sheridan received notice from Montana-Dakota Utilities during the last billing cycle that electrical rates went up as of Feb. 4.

Lummis: Let's Cut Federal Jobs

Wyoming House Representative, Cynthia Lummis, has introduced H.R. 824, the Federal Workforce Reduction Through Attrition Act, which she purports would save the federal government $35 billion over the course of five years without forcing current government employees out of work.

Deadline Looms Over Eminant Domain Bill

A bill that would improve landowners' bargaining position in condemnation actions is going down to the wire in the Wyoming Legislature.

Wyoming 2nd In Juvenile Imprisonment

Wyoming has the second-highest juvenile incarceration rate in the nation, according to a report released yesterday by Wyoming Kids Count. Statistically, 440 per 100,000 of Wyoming youth are in correctional custody, a number surpassed only by South Dakota.

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