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Week in Review

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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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Bulletin Examines Coal Impact, Trends

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.

Beware 'One Ring' Phone Scam

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.

Sheridan Benefactor Whitney, Man of Contradictions

Close-up of Edward A. Whitney as depicted in the painting of him that hangs over the fireplace in Sheridan College's Whitney Building. (Photo by Pat Blair)

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.

Work Session Change for Council

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Historically the Sheridan City Council has held work sessions over the noon hour on weekdays. That will soon change, as next week the Council will begin holding work sessions prior to their regularly scheduled meetings on the first and third Monday of each month.

A Look Back in Time: Feb. 3, 1914

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.

Lummis Helps Farm Bill Pass House

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.

Officer Says Don't Drive Drunk

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.

A Look Back in Time: Jan. 31, 1914

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.

Kelly Calls Soccer Family Affair

Coree Kelly talked about the Soccer association on a recent Public Pulse show. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

One of the area's sports leagues is taking registrations for the upcoming season.

News Director Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

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