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February 28th

Supreme Court Denies Superintendent Case Rehearing

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Supreme Court has decided not to reconsider its decision in the state superintendent of public instruction case. The court announced Friday that it denied state Attorney General Peter Michael's petition for a rehearing on a split 3-2 vote.

State Representative Gives Legislative Wrap

(Photo by Ron Richter)

We caught up this morning with Representative Rosie Berger of Big Horn as she was in the middle of a meeting with Gov. Matt Mead at the Capitol in Cheyenne.

Residents Check Out Lewis Bridge Rebuild

Bob Sellman, left, and Abe Martini talk about the Lewis Street Bridge rebuild plan at Thursday's meeting. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

Several people stopped by the library in Sheridan Thursday night to see the plans for the reconstruction of the Lewis Street Bridge, which will change the entrance to the library, and reconfigure surrounding streets like Alger and Marion.

Local Professor Looks Forward to Artist Visit

Bird Cloud by Steve Johnson -- Photo Provided

One of Sheridan College's professors is looking forward to a special workshop and exhibition coming up next week.

College Eyes Facility Update

Sheridan College President Dr. Paul Young -- Pat Blair Photo

Northern Wyoming Community College District trustees will receive an updated master plan for Sheridan College in April, outlining needs to upgrade aging facilities.

Photographers Invited to Show Yellowstone Works

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Photographers are invited to share their favorite winter images of the Yellowstone National Park region with the public during the Sixth Annual Winter Photo Festival to be held next month in West Yellowstone.

Ranchester to Consider Annexation

Ranchester's town council will consider annexing the town's tank and lagoon site at its meeting next week.

February 28th

Whitney President Says Can't Support School District Projects

According to previous informal discussions between representatives of Sheridan School District 2 and the Whitney Benefits foundation, which has spent millions of dollars over decades on local projects, there's a difference in opinion as to whether the foundation can fund school projects.

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 28, 1914

One of the most successful church affairs of the year occurred at the Methodist church last night. A banquet to Methodist men was served by the Adelphians. Sixty-two men sat down to tables that were beautifully decorated with red and white carnations, and lavender sweet peas.

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