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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.

What Goes on at a Fort During the Off Season

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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.

Buffalo Entertained By Performances of Annie jr.

Creekside Performing Arts put on four performances of Annie jr this weekend and those attending were entertained if the crowd reaction Saturday night was typical of all the performances.

Kaycee School Looking At Four Day Week

The Johnson County School Board and Kaycee School officials are looking into the possibility of changing their school week from the conventional five day week to a four day week.

Hospital Board Gets Condensed Financial Report

The Johnson County Healthcare Center Board of Trustees heard a brief financial report from administrator Sandy Ward at their monthly meeting last week.

Week in Review

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

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.

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