Archive - Jul 16, 2010

It Was a Great Turnout for the Sneakers and Spurs Run

Hundreds of runners and walkers gathered Friday morning in Downtown Sheridan for the annual “Sneakers and Spurs” run. Laine Parish from Cheyenne was the overall winner, finishing the 5k run in just over 16 minutes. Laine explains that it was more than rodeo that brought him to Sheridan.

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Was a Perfect Start to Rodeo Friday

What better way to begin Rodeo Friday then with a hearty pancake breakfast provided by the local Kiwanis Club. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter had a chance to speak with one very busy Kiwanian, Mandy Madry.

Indian Relay Races

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Word of advice when in the Indian Relay Races "hang on to your mount"

Mother Nature Smiled Down Thursday Night

Call it third time's a charm, but last night's 3rd Thursday Street Festival exceeded everyone's expectations. Hundred's filled Grinnell Plaza, where the smell of cooking food tempted the palate. Main Street, all the way from the Flagstone Cafe to the Rainbow Bar, was overflowing with a variety of vendors, to shoppers, to just those “lookie-loos” taking everything in.

SCORES WERE UP AND TIMES WERE DOWN DURING THE 2ND PERFORMANCE OF THE WYO RODEO

Bull Rider Cody Rostocky gets off the hard way Thursday night

SHERIDAN WYO RODEO - Thursday night at the wyo rodeo here are the top scores.

In the Bareback riding Caine Riddle was 1st with a ride of 83, Kelly Timberman was 2nd with a 79 and Will Lowe and Chase Erickson tied for 3rd with 78'S.

Scores were high in the Saddle Bronc riding as Rusty Allen was 1st with an 89, Chet Johnson and Anthony Bello tied for 2nd with 86'S.

Scores were also up in the Bullriding last night.

Cody Whitney took the overall lead in the event with a score of 86. Tyler Willis was 2nd with an 84 and Marcus Michaelis was 3rd with an 83.

Freudenthal Hopeful Coal Leasing and Grand Teton State Land Issues Will be Resolved

Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal
Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal

At his bi-monthly media conference Thursday, Governor Dave Freudenthal said his discussions with Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey were positive and should help to move two important issues forward: coal leasing and state lands in Grand Teton National Park. The Governor and Director Abbey toured a coal mine in Campbell County and oil & gas operations in Carbon County Wednesday.

Bond is Set for Woman Accused of Four Counts of Child Abuse

A $5,000 cash bond was set by Judge John Sampson in Sheridan County Circuit Court Thursday for 27-year-old Patricia McMillan, who is charged with four felony counts of child abuse. McMillan was arrested for the alleged crimes Wednesday by a deputy with the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office.