Archive - Jul 13, 2011

"Showing off the Rodeo Stock"

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With the mud a flying from the recent downpour some of the Sankey Rodeo Company rodeo stock was paraded around the arena in the sinking sunlight prior to the start of the First PRCA Rodeo Performance of the 81st Sheridan WYO Rodeo on Wednesday evening making for a great photo opportunity. For more on Sankey Rodeo Company stock see: http://www.sankeyprorodeo.com/sa...

Sheridan WYO Rodeo-Wednesday Performance

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Some of the highlights from the roughstock events at Sheridan WYO Rodeo's first performance on Wednesday, July 13.

I-90 Now Open to West Bound Traffic

I-90 Now Open to West Bound Traffic

I-90 is now open to west-bound traffic at the Meade Creek Exit, or Exit 33, to Sheridan. Public Information Specialist for WYDOT, Ronda Holwell, explains.

Fire On Higby Road Destroys Single Family Dwelling

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Members of Sheridan Fire-Rescue and Goose Valley Fire Department battle a blaze during the early morning hours Wednesday at 72 Higby Road. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

Goose Valley Fire Department received a call of a structure fire at 72 Higby Road in Sheridan County at approximately 1 am Wednesday. Goose Valley Fire Chief Bob Williams says that Sheridan Fire-Rescue were called in to assist with the fire.

Fill the Stands We're Lookin' for Action

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It is almost time to fill the grandstand for the 81st running of the Sheridan WYO Rodeo and the Sankey Rodeo Company, celebrating its 31st year, appears to have rounded up some rodeo livestock. The Contract Sponsor for the stock contractor this year is the Powder Horn.

Setting Up for a 5:00 pm Opening

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The carnival in conjunction with the 81st Sheridan WYO Rodeo is setting up for its 5 pm opening. The carnival will be open Wednesday through Saturday at 5:00 PM each day. Wristbands will be $25.00 each as they were last year. Wednesday is the buddy night, two wristbands for $24.00. New rides for this year are: Truckin USA (cute kid ride), a super slide and a star trooper.

Realbird's Custer Battle Re-enactment

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These photos were taken at the Realbird's Custer Battle Re-enactment held every June near Garryowen, MT.

Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Brock Bomar Headed to National Finals

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Brock Bomar from Sheridan will be one of five athletes and the only runner from Wyoming who will be attending the North American Final in Hershey, PA in August. Brock is shown here with the first place ribbons he won at the Wyoming State Meet in the 50 and 200 meter dash. At the Hershey National meet Brock will be competing in the 9-10 age group of the 200 meter dash on August 6th.

Rodeo Board Asks Viewers to Be Aware of Construction During Parade

No amount of Main Street construction could stop the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade. This year's parade is set for Friday morning at 10, with Mike and Diana Enzi as Grand Marshals. Rodeo Board member Linda St.

No Change to This Year's Duck Race

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The Kiwanis Duck Race will take place at its usual spot in Kendrick Park.

One of the annual traditions of Rodeo Friday in Sheridan is the Kiwanis Duck Race in Kendrick Park. Until Tuesday, it was undecided if the race would be held in Big Goose Creek in the park as it usually is.