Archive - Jan 2018 - News

Wyoming Legislative Panel Rejects Tax Proposals

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State Representative Mike Madden (Photo Ron Richter ©)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming legislative committee has rejected all the tax proposals it was considering to bolster the state's sagging revenues.

UW Climate Study Finds Cooling Trend in Absence of People

A climate study led by University of Wyoming researchers indicates that, without people, important natural fluctuations in climate over the past millennia would have led to climatic cooling today across Europe and North America.

Search Committee Forms as UW VP Mai Plans to Retire

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A search committee soon will begin work to find a successor to University of Wyoming Vice President for Administration Bill Mai, who has announced he will retire at the end of the current fiscal year.

Sheridan County Lions Club Gathering

The Sheridan County Lions Clubs have planned a gathering at the Big Horn Women’s Club on Saturday to welcome new members and encourage the residents of the county to come learn more about the organization.

Library Trustees Plan For Capital Facility Improvements

The Sheridan County Library Systems had an unexpected boiler problem last year that ended up adding some unplanned expenses to their budget.

Commissioners Road and Bridge Report

The Sheridan County Commissioners recently received an update on the county’s roads and bridges. Commissioner Terry Cram said that due to the low volume in snowfall so far this year, the crews have not been as busy and therefore the season has not been as expensive as last year.

Plea Agreement Rejected in District Court

A 48-year-old man charged with Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance- Heroin, was sentenced Tuesday in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Judge Orders Records Sealed for McMurry, Richardson Files

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District Court Judge Thomas Sullins at a hearing in 7th Judicial District Court in Natrona County Monday, ordered that the records be sealed in the 2014 disappearance of Casper resident Kristi Richardson, and the 2015 suicide of Mick McMurry, also of Casper.

G&F Requests Assistance With Illegal Wildlife Activity

Officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are requesting assistance in an effort to combat illegal wildlife activity, in particular, poaching.

January 31st

Wyoming Supreme Court rejects Capitol renovation lawsuit

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court has rejected a legal challenge over how state officials are managing a $300 million project to renovate the state Capitol complex in Cheyenne.