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April 7th, 2013

DNA, It's the Science of You

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Kodi Lewton, a Sheridan College student from Tensleep, shows four year-old Pip Malmberg how to construct a DNA model.

Did you know that if you lined up all your DNA, it would reach to the moon? That's just a tidbit of information kids attending the Science Saturday at Sheridan College could catalog for future use.

The Poll Question of the Week

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An increase in the beer tax could be brewing on the horizon. Currently, the tax on beer per gallon is a paltry two cents putting Wyoming as the lowest ranking state when it comes to the tax on beer.

Get Out and Shop was Saturday

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It was another successful “Get Out and Shop,” Saturday in the Sheridan High School gym as over 60 vendors were plying their wares. It could be called Sheridan's mini mall in a gym. Coordinator Nadine Gale...

Sen. Enzi's Annual Inventors Conference Coming to Sheridan Apr. 20

Sen. Mike Enzi and Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess catch up during the senator's visit to Buffalo last year. Enzi will be coming to Sheridan on April 20. (Photo by Chris Foy)

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi is inviting inventors of all kinds to attend the 10th annual Inventors Conference in Sheridan in a few weeks to learn how to take inventions to the next level. The conference, entitled “From Your Garage to the Assembly Line,” will take place on April 20.

Rocky Mt. Power To Move Utilities On Flatiron Drive

At the last Buffalo City Council meeting, Public Works Director Les Hook reported that Rocky Mountain Power will be moving their underground utilities out of the street right-of-way on Flatiron Drive.

Johnson County Commission On Fencing At Fairgrounds Road

At their last meeting the Johnson County Commissioners had a number of postponements on their agenda, and updated each other on happenings at their various boards.

Buffalo Chamber's Small Business Expo Bigger Again This Year

The Buffalo Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Expo was held at the Johnson County Fairgrounds this past weekend, and Chamber Director Angela Jarvis believes it is bigger and better than ever.

Sheridan Media Week In Review

Here's a look at the past week's top stories from Sheridan Media News:

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, has released statistics for the cost of living around the nation with customized statistics for the City of Sheridan.

April 6th

Survey: Mountain Pine Beetle Declines in Wyo.

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Survey: Mountain Pine Beetle Declines in Wyo. (Photo courtesy of Flickr user Government of Alberta)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - An aerial survey shows that the mountain pine beetle epidemic declined across Wyoming's forests last year except for the Black Hills area in the northeast part of the state.

Laramie Software Firm With UW Origins Purchased by California Company

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Firehole Composites CEO Jerad Stack recently sold his company to a San Francisco 3D design firm. (Photo courtesy of the University of Wyoming)

A Laramie software company, one that sprung from the University of Wyoming's Department of Mechanical Engineering, was recently sold to a San Francisco 3D design firm.