Archive - Feb 4, 2019 - News

School District 2 Earns National PLC Honors

Assistant Superintendent Mitch Craft, right, announces Sheridan County School District 2 is a National Model PLC District. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Highland Park Elementary has been named a National Model PLC School, and Sheridan County School District 2 has received National Model PLC District honors.

Antelope Butte Only Partially Open For Now

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The Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area is now open Friday through Sunday, though only a small percentage of the area is currently able to be reached by ski lift.

Sheridan County Library to Host Valentine’s Day Card Making Event

This Saturday, the Sheridan County Fulmer Library will be hosting a Valentine’s Day card making event.

County Has 'Too Many Regulations'

Koltiska says there are too many housing rules and regulations in the city and county. (Photo by Pat Blair)

Sheridan and Sheridan County have too many rules and regulations with regards to development of housing.

Kinskey Weighs in on Veterans Facility Bill

House Bill 82, as it is currently written, would allow the state to build a Veteran’s Skilled Nursing Facility in Buffalo.

Western Talks Budget, Tax Bills

Last week, the 65th Wyoming Legislature was tasked with moving along the states supplemental budget bills.

UW Researcher: Religion Affects Consumer Choices on Specialty Foods

People with strong religious beliefs are more likely to buy fat-free, sugar-free or gluten-free foods than natural or organic foods, according to new research that could influence the marketing of those specialty food products.

Wyoming teen to stand trial as adult for school threats

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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A 14-year-old who brought two handguns and ammunition to a Wyoming school and allegedly threatened to shoot specific students and staff members will stand trial as an adult.

'Stand your ground' argument leads to murder dismissal

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a first-degree murder charge based on Wyoming's new "stand your ground" law.

Prosecutors argued that Jason John lured Wesley Willow to his Casper home to shoot him and was not protected by the law.

Wyoming News Update

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SCHOOL-STUDENT GUNS _ A 14-year-old who brought two handguns and ammunition to a Wyoming school and allegedly threatened to shoot specific students and staff members will stand trial as an adult.

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN-NATIONAL PARKS-NORTHERN ROCKIES