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Uranerz Plans To Expand Site in Johnson County

The Nichols Ranch In-situ Recovery Facility. In-situ refers to the type of mining the company uses. More information on that can be found in a link at the end of the story. (Photo Courtesy of Uranerz)

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.

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District 2 Staff Changes Announced

Many of the new faces in Sheridan County School District 2 aren't new.

Next Mayor in the Hands of City Council

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan City Council Monday night held a meeting that lasted just over a minute and a half. All of the agenda items were placed on consent agenda and approved with no discussion. This has become an annual tradition for the Council when one of their bi-monthly meetings falls within rodeo week.

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.

Johnson County Commissioners Speak On Voting For Kinskey

Johnson County Commissioners, from left, Jim Hicks, John Gibbs, and Delbert Eitel.

At the special meeting Monday morning to appoint someone for the State Senate seat left vacant due to the passing of John Schiffer, all three Johnson County Commissioners voted for Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey.

Funds Acquired For Mural Protection

Buffalo Planning Director Lynn Barrett, in her report to the city council at their last meeting, said Jennifer Haskins of the Buffalo Downtown Association had notified her that the project to protect the mural on Margo's Pottery building had been approved for a grant from the Wyoming Main Street Program through the Wyoming Business Council.

Buffalo Council Approves Catering, Open Container Requests

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Buffalo's City Council approved a number of catering permit and open container requests for various upcoming events.

Kinskey Chosen to Fill Schiffer Senate Seat

Sheridan County Commissioner Tom Ringley congratulates Mayor Dave Kinskey after the vote. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

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.

Waterspouts, Landslides and Massive Floods

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Bill Sniffin

Mother Nature can take on some ornery appearances across America this time of year – even here in Wyoming.

Although tornadoes are rare in the Cowboy State, dust devils and waterspouts are quite common.