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 By Stephen Dow    News    June 2, 2022

Survey shows 65% of teachers would quit if they could

SHERIDAN — Results of a survey available on the Wyoming Education Association website shows 65% of Wyoming teachers would quit if they could, researcher Mark Perkins said. During an interim meeting of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Education... Full story

 
 By Stephen Dow    News    June 2, 2022

Survey shows 65% of teachers would quit if they could

SHERIDAN — Results of a survey available on the Wyoming Education Association website shows 65% of Wyoming teachers would quit if they could, researcher Mark Perkins said. During an interim meeting of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Education... Full story

 
 By STEPHEN DOW    News    May 5, 2022

Bighorn Forest examines stickers to solve camping issues

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn National Forest will soon act on dispersed camping solutions brought forward two years ago by the Big Horn Mountain Coalition Dispersed Camping Task Force. The suggestions — which range from requiring a dispersed camping... Full story

 
 By STEPHEN DOW    News    December 9, 2021

15-cent fuel tax increase to be considered by Legislature

SHERIDAN —With a 9-2 vote Tuesday, the Wyoming Legislature’s Transportation, Highways and Military Affairs Committee opted to forward a bill that would raise the state’s fuel tax for the first time in a decade. The bill suggests a 15-cent... Full story

 
 By Stephen Dow    News    April 15, 2021

Sheridan County Medicaid advocates continue fight after death of expansion bills

SHERIDAN — Sheridan advocates for Medicaid expansion in Wyoming are used to disappointment. The topic has come up frequently in the state Legislature since a provision in 2010’s Affordable Care Act first called for expansion of Medicaid... Full story

 
 By Stephen Dow    News    April 1, 2021

Seat belt legislation dies

SHERIDAN — A missed procedural deadline last week marked the end for a bill that would have allowed law enforcement to pull over drivers solely for not wearing a seat belt. March 22 was the final day for bills to gain initial approval in their cham... Full story

 
 By Stephen Dow    News    October 8, 2020

Justices uphold sentence in murder case

BUFFALO — The Wyoming Supreme Court has affirmed Fourth Judicial District Court Judge William Edelman's ruling in the re-sentencing of convicted murderer and robber Donald C. Davis last year. “Considering the re-sentencing proceedings in their... Full story

 
 By Stephen Dow    News    October 17, 2019

Buffalo wins final approval for vet facility

BUFFALO — After months of legislative debate, the Wyoming State Building Commission has given the final word on the location of the state's first skilled nursing facility for veterans. That word? Buffalo. “This is a big sigh of relief for me and... Full story

 

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