Wyoming

Representative Berger to Run for Speaker Pro Tem Position

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State Representative Rosie Berger (Courtesy Photo)

Wyoming State Representative for House District 51 Rosie Berger announced on Wednesday's Public Pulse that she will seek the position of House Speaker Pro Tem for the upcoming legislative session. Berger explains why she's running for the position.

Sen. Enzi Foresees a Bullet Tax and Deadlock from the "Do Nothing Congress"

Senator Mike Enzi stopped by the Bozeman Trail Conference Center in Buffalo Wednesday to share his perspectives onthe future of our nation and our state with Pres. Obama in a second term (photo by Chris Foy).
Sen. Enzi chats with Rachel McCaughey and Angela Jarvis of the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce (photo by Chris Foy).
Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess talks with Sen. Enzi at the luncheon (photo by Chris Foy).

Senator Mike Enzi stopped in at the Bozeman Trail Conference Center in Buffalo Wednesday to share his perspectives on the future of our nation and our state. He said Americans can expect more of the same from the White House and Congress - much more of it.

Two Fires Erupt in Sheridan County

The Bull Elk Park fire is one of two fires burning in Sheirdan County as of yesteday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service)

Firefighters were called out yesterday afternoon to two fires burning in the Big Horn National Forest. The Bull Elk Park fire spans four acres 10 miles northwest of Ranchester. According to a media release from the U.S.

State, Feds Set to Collide Over Amendment A

Wyoming voters resoundingly passed Wyoming Constitutional Amendment A at the polls yesterday, essentially setting up a state statutes that directly conflict with the federal Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

SHERIDAN MEDIA EXCLUSIVE: Gerard Pleads Guilty

UPDATE: 3:39 p.m.

Former Buffalo city council member, Justin Gerard, has entered a plea of guilty to a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, with intent to deliver. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy was at the Campbell County District Courthouse in Gillette Wednesday morning and has the story.

JoCo Agrees to Buy DeSmet

The Johnson County Commissioners have elected to buy Sheridan County's water rights interests in Lake DeSmet.

Trustee Looks to Raise School Dropout Age

Sheridan County School District #2 trustee, Richard Bridger, has started an initiative to change the Wyoming state law regarding the age a student can legally drop out of school.

Senator Barrasso: Washington Needs to Live Within Their Means

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso (Courtesy Photo)

U.S. Senator John Barrasso won his bid for re-election quite handily, garnering nearly 80 percent of the vote. The Senator expressed his gratitude to the voters of Wyoming and said that Washington can learn a lot from the people of the Cowboy State.

Cynthia Lummis Retains Seat in U.S. House of Representatives

Cynthia Lummis Retains Seat in U.S. House of Representatives

Cheyenne-native and member of the U.S. House of Representatives Cynthia Lummis has retained the seat she has held since January 2009.

Getting Out the Native Vote: Reservation youth knock on doors

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From left to right, Micah Lott, Jenea Mandan, Steven Carpenter and Rauni Spute canvass door-to-door among houses in Riverton, Wyoming. The four are members of RezAction, a Wind River Indian Reservation advocacy organization that has worked urgently to increase turnout in this year’s election. (Ron Feemster/WyoFile — click to enlarge)

By Ron Feemster, WyoFile.com

RIVERTON — Micah Lott and Jenea Mandan, a pair of teenagers raised on the Wind River Indian Reservation, knock on the door of a modest wooden home in Beaver Creek, a small development on a barren rise just south of Riverton.

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