Wyoming

It's time to take a look back at a few of the top stories from this past week with our Sheridan Media Week in Review. On Tuesday, Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill held a news conference in response to the Wyoming Supreme Court ruling that that the Legislature acted unconstitutionally in January of 2013 when it stripped her office of essentially all responsibility for public education. Here's a brief excerpt from what Hill had to say.

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The University of Wyoming Extension Office has released an updated bulletin that is promoted as capturing the past, present and future of the coal mining industry, which is said to have been intertwined with Wyoming's economy since the 1800s.

If you receive a call on your cellphone preceded by just one or two rings, chances are it’s part of a new One Ring phone scam spreading across the U.S. faster than a summer wildfire. The alert is coming from the Better Business Bureau of Wyoming.

Friends described Edward A. Whitney as a loner – and an 1887 photo of some of Sheridan's prominent citizens of the day shows him with his back to the camera.

Now, here's Sheridan Media's journey back in time to one hundred years ago, with reporter Pat Blair giving the daily news from The Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Feb. 3,1914. The report mentions the commercial club – which was the forerunner of what's known today as the chamber of commerce.

Wyoming's U.S. Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis joined a bi-partisan majority this week in the House to pass H.R. 2642, by a 251-166 vote.

Sgt. Travis Koltiska of the Sheridan Police Department said local and state law enforcement officers will be working together on Superbowl Sunday to stop impaired driving.

Now, here's Sheridan Media's journey back in time to one hundred years ago, with reporter Pat Blair giving the daily news from The Sheridan Enterprise newspaper on Jan. 31,1914.

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