Archive - Feb 8, 2013 - News

Gov. Mead Lets House Bill 223 Become Law Without His Signature

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Governor Matt Mead has refused to endorse a bill that makes the selection process for the next UW President confidential. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has the latest.

Both Houses Approve Supplemental Budget Bill

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature have voted to approve the supplemental budget bill. A conference committee perhaps as early as next week will meet to reconcile differences in the different versions.

Wyoming Supreme Court Boots Juvenile Life Sentences

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man serving a life sentence for a 2009 home invasion killing in Sheridan.

City Looks to Extend Pathways and Build Pedestrian Crossings

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The City of Sheridan will apply for a Mineral Royalties Grant from the State to extend the pathway from South Park that will lead to the north entrance of Sheridan College.

A Standing Ovation

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State Senator John Schiffer

Halfway through the 62nd Wyoming Legislature, the decision to remove many of the duties of the state superintendent of public instruction has probably been the biggest story so far, or at least the issue that's generated the most attention.

Pet Dental Health Awareness Month

February is Pet Dental Health Awareness Month. (Photo by Ron Richter)

For most of us, the practice of good oral hygiene is a fairly simple task, however, the same can't be said about our four legged friends. February is National Pet Dental Health Awareness Month and similar to humans, oral hygiene plays a big role in our pets overall health.

House Advances Measures on UW Trustees

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state House of Representatives has given initial approval to proposals that would allow up to two nonresidents on the University of Wyoming governing board.

Early Snowmelt Forecast 80 Percent of Average

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Preliminary forecasts for this year's snowmelt in Wyoming are predicting a runoff of about 80 percent of normal. Wyoming's winter mountain snowpack melts off from April to September.