Wyoming

Suspect in Cody Abduction Waives Preliminary Hearing

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CODY, Wyo. (AP) - A Montana man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl from Cody, Wyo., has waived a preliminary hearing. Jesse P. Speer is being held on a $2 million bond on charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault and using a gun in the commission of a felony.

Mead Blasts Feds for Ducking Health Questions

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead (Courtesy Photo)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead says he's concerned that the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services has declined to answer his repeated letters asking for information about how the state is supposed to implement the federal health care reform law.

Decker Coal Announces Mass Layoff

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The Decker Coal Company has announced that they'll conduct a mass layoff at the Decker Coal Mine beginning early next year. Between January 16th and March 15th of 2013, 75 employees will be laid off permanently.

International Survivors of Suicide Day is Saturday

The Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition is hosting a broadcast in observance of International Survivors of Suicide Day Saturday at the Sheridan Fulmer Public Library.

Committee Votes To Raise Hunting License Fees

A legislative committee has voted to sponsor legislation that would raise fees for dozens of hunting and fishing licenses for both residents and non-residents.

Former LDCC Highlights DeSmet Lease Issues

Members of the former Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition have protested the sale of Sheridan County's sale of water rights since the proposal was first introduced for public review.

G&F Requests Amendments to DeSmet Proposal

Sheridan County Commissioner, Terry Cram, has elaborated on yesterday's meeting with the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission in Rock Springs.

PBS Offers Wyoming Perspectives of Medicare, Social Security

Tonight, PBS will broadcast a discussion with Wyoming residents regarding the future of Medicare and Social Security. Viewers are invited to call in with their questions about healthcare reform and express their opinions regarding the management of the federal programs.

UW Blog Receives Special Recognition

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Brett Williams and his UW blog. (Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

A blog created last year by University of Wyoming Information Technology Help Desk Manager Brett Williams has been recognized by EdTech Magazine as one of the top 50 blogs in higher education. Williams says that it's great to be recognized nationally.

Hilary Herbert Fun-raiser

Join the Roteract Club of Sheridan on November 16th as they celebrate and raise funds for the construction of a Habitat For Humanity Home for the family of Hilary Herbert. Habitat for Humanity of the Big Horns Matt Davis shares more on the event.

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