Wyoming

Statewide Poll Shows Opposition to Proposed Medicare Changes

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A recent statewide poll conducted by the University of Wyoming shows that residents oppose proposed changes in Medicare and disapprove of the Affordable Care Act known as “Obamacare.”

Leadership Sheridan Deadline Approaches

Sheridan's future business owners, council members, bosses and community activists have two weeks left to register for the 2013 Chamber of Commerce Leadership Sheridan County Class.

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Benefits Sheridan Homeless

(Photo by Stan Woinoski)

Volunteers of America will host the annual Turkey Trot Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, at Kendrick Park to benefit Sheridan's Homeless Shelter.

Berger Picked for House Speaker Pro Temp

State Legislator, Rosie Berger, has been elected to serve as Speaker Pro Tempore, the third highest position in the state House of Representatives.

Plane Goes Missing Over Wyoming

Sublette County officials are searching for a small plane with just a pilot aboard that didn't arrive at its destination.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the Cessna 182 left Stephensville, Mont., Saturday and had been due in Pinedale that afternoon but didn't arrive.

Resources Will Be Available for Those Affected by Decker Layoffs

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Sheridan Media reported last Friday on the mass layoff announced by Decker Coal that may include as many as 75 employees beginning mid January of 2013.

NRDC Explains Federal Suit Against Wolf Hunts

The Natural Resource Defense Council filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Wyoming last week alleging the wolf management plan currently enforced by the state will not enable survival of the species. Wolves were removed from the Endangered Species List earlier this year.

Senator Enzi: We Can Fix Social Security and Medicare

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During a recent Wyoming PBS roundtable discussion on the future of Medicare and Social Security, U.S.

Sheridan Media Week In Review

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

7 Collared Wolves Killed Near Yellowstone

Wildlife advocates say the killing of seven wolves originally from Yellowstone that were wearing research collars underscores the need for a protection zone for the animals around the park.

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