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April 1st, 2014

Johnson County Discusses 'Big 5' Access

Johnson County's Commissioners discussed access to public lands known as the “Big 5” area in Northern Johnson County.
The public lands are landlocked by private land and now there is a push on to get public access to the lands through a county-owned easement on the north end of the public lands.

Local Jaycees Plan Open House

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A local non-profit service organization has scheduled an open house for mid April. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has the story.

Wild and Scenic Film Fest Comes to Sheridan

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The Powder River Basin Resource Council will once again be hosting the Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Sheridan this month.

University Spin-Out Receives Drug Research Grant

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A University of Wyoming spin-out business has received a 150-thousand dollar grant to improve the effectiveness of drugs that can potentially help diabetes and cancer patients. Christoph Geisler is the chief research scientist for the company GlycoBac.

Red Grade Flashing Sign Canceled

Red Grade Road in the Big Horns will not have a flashing safety speed light.

Big Band, Children’s Choir, Opera Take Local Stage

A nationally-known big band, children's choir and opera production are coming to a local stage. Leslie Stratmoen has the story.

Historic Mansion Opens for Season

A local historic site that depicts the life of an early cattleman and his family opens today for visitors. Leslie Stratmoen has the details.

Obamacare Deadline Extended

The deadline for people to enroll for Obamacare health insurance was Monday, at midnight, but federal officials say if you missed the deadline to register for the insurance under the federal Affordable Health Care Act, there's no need to panic, just yet.

Gardeners Learn the Vines that Thrive

Visions of vines thriving in the sun drew a dozen people to Landon's Greenhouse and Nursery over the weekend, where Rick Schmidt, who manages the perennials, which are plants that re-seed from year to year, talked about what's new and hot for spring.

March 31st

A Look Back in Time: April 1, 1914

A Dayton youth, age 12, was taken to district court for being an unruly child.