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Johnson County Commissioners Back Mayor

As a surprise turn of events, the commissioners of Johnson County voted for Sheridan's mayor to fill an open state senate seat. Sheridan Media's Leslie Stratmoen has the report.

Johnson County Fair Parade Deadline Nears

The deadline for entering floats in the Johnson County Fair and Rodeo Parade is coming up. Hannah Stepenoff has the details.

Uranerz Plans To Expand Site in Johnson County

After obtaining a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission permit to mine for uranium at Nichols Ranch Site in the Powder River Basin, Uranerz is already planning to expand their mining area in the near future.

Tipi Raising at the Inn

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The lawn at the Historic Sheridan Inn has a new addition for the week. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the details.

Kinskey Chosen to Fill Schiffer Senate Seat

In what has been referred to as an historic vote by those involved, Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey was chosen this morning to fill the Wyoming state senate seat left open by the death of John Schiffer.

Meet the Candidates Kicks Off at Local Market

Commission candidates debated last week at a local farmer's market. Hannah Stepenoff has the story.

Filmmakers Raise Enough to Fund Kaycee Ranch Project

UPDATE: As previously reported, Two New York film makers have been asking locals to help them in raising funds for a documentary project about two local Kaycee ranchers.Today was the deadline for their fund raising project on Kickstarter.com, and they have successfully made their $20,000 goal.

Chief Gives Arson, Burglary Updates

Local authorities are closing in on suspects involved in a recent arson of a county office and theft of prescription drugs. Leslie Stratmoen has the update.

Fireworks Aren't Pet Friendly

Fourth of July celebrations and pets usually don't mix well. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

UW Researcher Engineers Light-Controlled Proteins

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A professor from the University of Wyoming in Laramie has engineered proteins that can be activated by near-infrared light.

Molecular Biology Professor Mark Gomelsky (gum-el-ski) says the technique offers a way to control biological activities in deep tissues of small mammals.