Superintendent Hill Explains 'No' Vote on Common Core Standards
Alongside the Republican National Committee, state superintendent of public instruction Cindy Hill has spoken out against common core education standards in Wyoming - standards supported by the Wyoming Department of Education.
Livestock Groups, PRBRC Support Farm Bill Amendments (Photo courtesy of Flickr user Ryan Harvey)
Thirty-four livestock, farm and consumer groups in Wyoming from the Powder River Basin Resource Council to the National Farmers Union - recently sent a letter to the U.S. Senate to encourage their support of various amendments to the 2013 Farm Bill. That includes an amendment authored in part by U.S. Senator Mike Enzi. Sheridan Media's Chris Foy has more.
The Bighorn National Forest has been busy gearing up for this year's camping season, which will open unofficially this weekend with a number of campgrounds opening explains BHNF Public Relations Specialist Susie Douglas.
The consultant that was hired by the Sheridan Economic Educational and Development Authority to work on phase one of the career and technical education training study, has been finishing up that first phase with interviews in Sheridan this week.
Although no official word has been heard from the Wyoming Game and Fish on whether or not they will accept the terms of the agreement and sign the 99-year lease of water in Lake DeSmet, the Johnson County Commissioners are moving forward in case that is what happens.
Advocates of the Story Community Fund have enlisted the help of the Wyoming Rural Development Council to conduct a community assessment, and they're hoping to recruit every resident of Story to share their ideas about how to make their area better.