It's been an uphill battle, but State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Cindy Hill, has won. Last week, the Wyoming Supreme Court declared unconstitutional, legislation introduced last year which stripped her of much of her power.
Site Superintendent Misty Stoll checking for coyotes at Fort Phil Kearney (photo by Judy Hagerott)
It's winter at Fort Phil Kearny. The summertime tourists have headed home and the Interpretive Center at the fort is closed down for the season. Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott drove on out to find out just what happens behind closed doors at the fort.
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.
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.
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