Archive - Jul 17, 2011

Sun sets on a beautiful fun-filled Rodeo Week

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As the sun sets on the 81st Annual Sheridan WYO Rodeo we can pause and reflect on what a week it was; golfing, queen competition, rodeo slack, American Indian Art Show, carnival, pancakes, sneakers & spurs rodeo run, bed races, parade, a duck race, Indian Relay Races, Rodeo, Rodeo, Rodeo, Rodeo, street dance, Cloud Peak Flyers, Bob King Memorial Team Roping, polo and at 8:45 pm Sunday this beautif

Final Performance of the Sheridan WYO Rodeo

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With Record scores, thrills, spills, and fast times, Saturday night was an exciting final performance of the Sheridan WYO Rodeo.

All-Round Cowboy - "Relentless" Trevor Brazile

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The results are in and 34 year old Trevor Brazile of Decatur, Texas is the Sheridan WYO Rodeo All-round cowboy for 2011 with a purse of $5, 873 for his arena work in team roping, tie-down roping and steer roping. Trevor made history on December 3rd, 2010 by winning his 8th All-Around World Title at the Wrangler National Final Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

NWCCD Announces this year's Learn Outdoor Program

The Northern Wyoming Community College District's April purchase of the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch will be put to use, as the college has announced its line-up of summer/fall 'Learn Outdoor' classes, some of which will begin next week.

Senator Barrasso: Washington Could Learn From Wyoming

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

U.S. Senator John Barrasso recently addressed his fellow Senotors about his support of the Balanced Budget Amendment cosponsored by every Republican Senator. Barrasso stated that it's time for Washington to take a lesson from Wyoming.

Meadow Jumping Mouse Returns to Endangered Species List

A mouse resembling a small kangaroo that's native to southern Wyoming will return to the Endangered Species List. Wildlife biologist Erik Molvar at the Biodiversity Conservation Alliance says that Wyoming's population of the Preble's meadow jumping mouse is key to

NIH Awards UW $5 Million to Continue Neuroscience Research

NIH Awards UW $5 Million to Continue Neuroscience Research

The National Institutes of Health have awarded the University of Wyoming with a $5 million grant to help support neuroscience research at the University.

Luke Rock Wins Again - but it was oh so close

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For the second year in a row the 2011 World Championship Indian Relay Race goes to Luke Rock of the Rock Relay Team from Hardin Montana.