Pictures

Purple Sweet Rocket

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Purple Sweet Rocket (Hesperis matronalis) growing wild on the banks of LIttle Goose Creek in Kendrick Park.

Photo taken by Laurie Fahrner in Kendrick Park, Sheridan, WY on June 20, 2011

Bicycle/Pedestrian Lane in the Making

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On November 23, 2010 WYDOT awarded a $1.3 million contract to Intermountain Construction and Materials of Gillette for a project that includes a pathway for bicycles and pedestrians from Vale Street to Sparrow Hawk Road. Exactly 7-months later the results can be seen in this photo as forms are being set and concrete is being poured.

Still think you had a bad winter?

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Beartooth pass is outside of red lodge.

Rock Creek area of the Big Horn Mountains

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Pictures taken by Gene Sturlin on Father’s day Sunday June 19th in the Rock Creek area of the Big Horn Mountains

"The Yellow Rose of Texas" or "Oregon Trail Rose?"

Just one-half block off the Main Street Re-construction in Sheridan - behind Star Video - is this lovely gem. Perhaps a "Harison's Yellow" circa 1830 that is famous because the pioneers brought cuttings with them when they came west. The "Harison's Yellow is believed to have its chance root starting in Harison's New York garden - at today's location of 31st Street between 8th & 9th Avenues.

Dandelion Puff

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Arrowleaf Balsamroot and Lupine provide a colorful background for this pretty dandelion puff in our pasture.

Photo by Laurie Fahrner
Big Horn, WY
June 15, 2011

Cole Ponce Wins @ Bull Riding

Cole Ponce, from Big Horn, wrapped up a great weekend with a first place 70-point ride on Bull "707" Sunday coming on the heels of this 64-point ride for 3rd place on Saturday and a 4th Place finish in Buffalo on Friday.

"Oops"

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Jarred Lepper from Laramie goes down going around the number three barrel during the Barrel Racing event at Saturday morning's Young Riders Rodeo held at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Both went down but both walked out of the arena unscathed.

Whitney Simmons Ropes in a Hurry

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At the Sheridan County High School Rodeo on Saturday Whitney Simmons from Decker scored a fast 3.98 on this run in Breakaway Roping. Whitney currently sits tied for the 21st position in the breakaway roping standings.The rodeo will continue at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds on Sunday at 9:00 am following Cowboy Church that starts at 7:30. For more: http://wyhsra.org/rodeos.htm