Archive - Sep 3, 2011

Enjoy Your Labor Day Weekend

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Looks like Labor Day is drawing near as the flags are up and flying, Don Kings Days is on the horizon, the last polo matches of the season (The Henry Burgess Memorial Cup & Don King Days Cup) are on tap and the Hang Gliders Fly-In will take place at Sand Turn in the Big Horn Mountains.

Remembering Edward Schunk

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As the Friday evening sun sank from view west of the Edward Schunk Celebration of Life, the crowd filled the Big Horn Fire Hall and spread north onto the driveway sharing many memories of the life and times of Mr. Schunk. For more see: http://www.sheridanmedia.com/new... and http://www.sheridanmedia.com/obi...

Christensen Says Wyoming has More Playmakers

LARAMIE - Wyoming coach Dave Christensen is expecting more excitement from his team this season despite starting a true freshman quarterback.

Christensen says the Cowboys have more playmakers than they've had over the past two seasons.

Freshman Brett Smith, of Salem, Ore., will lead the offense after winning the starting quarterback job during training camp.

Smith is only the third true freshman since 1974 to start at quarterback for the Cowboys. He is one of nine true freshmen who are expected to see playing time on offense, defense and special teams.

UW Football Fans Heading to Laramie Can Expect Some Road Work

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Transportation Department says fans traveling to the University of Wyoming's opening football game Saturday night should be aware of construction the Laramie area.

Wyoming Fails to Identify Lands Worth Saving

CHEYENNE - Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and the state's 23 counties didn't recommend that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management designate any parcels of land in the state as "crown jewels" worthy of possible wilderness protection.

Off and Running @ The Gun

Under perfect weather conditions the Sheridan High School Boys Varsity Cross Country team of: Michael Rotellini, Kyle Dietsche, Chris Garber, Taylor Bruso, Jordan Ligocki, Paul Stadick and Chris Romanjenko were off and running at the gun in the 2011 Michelle Ludwig Invitational 5000 Meter Run held on the grounds of Fort Mackenzie Friday afternoon.

Dragonfly

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This dragonfly was hanging around in my front yard just dying to have his picture taken.

Photo by Ron Richter