Archive - Jul 10, 2012

Just "Clownin' Around At The Sheridan WYO Rodeo"

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James, LJ, Cinch and Dawson were seen "Clownin' Around" at the 2012 Rodeo Royalty Competition while Tom - the 5th clown - was getting his face on. The 5-clowns were caring on the theme of this years rodeo as they helped out in the Exhibit Hall on Tuesday evening during the Rodeo Royalty Competition.

Strongman Classic

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A few pictures of the Cowboy State Strongman Classic held in Sheridan over the weekend. More on the competition can be found here: http://www.sheridanmedia.com/new...

(Photos by Judy Hagerott)

No Slack At This Competition

The morning's slack competitions at the fairgrounds are designed to weed out some competitors before the main event starts tonight. Steer roping this morning drew a minimal crowd, but cowboys and stable hands were busy getting ready for what's yet to come. (Photos by Tracee Davis)

Southeastern Montana Fire Complex In Mop-Up Stages

The southeastern Montana complex of fires is expected to be contained at any time. The last report released from the Incident Management Team was released at 8 o'clock last night, and indicated the fire was 95 percent contained. The fires have burned almost a quarter of a million acres of BLM, county, and private land. We'll have more about recovery efforts as information becomes available.

Wildfire Takes Pasture From Livestock, Ranchers

Horses graze in a pasture singed by the southeastern Montana fires complex. The fire is expected to be contained today. (Photo courtesy of Incident Management Team))

The southeastern Montana complex of fires has created a debacle for ranchers in the area.

County Board And City Council Appointments Approved

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Various board and council positions were officially filled at last week's Buffalo City Council and Johnson County Commission meetings.

Johnson County Approves Construction Of Fuel Station

At their meeting last week, the Johnson County Commissioners gave the go-ahead to construct the county's proposed fuel station.

First Interstate Bank Takes Supplies For Fire Victims

Highway 212 yields a blackened landscape due to the southern Montana complex of fires. (Incident Management Team photo)

First Interstate Bank has initiated a collection effort to help wildfire victims start to re-build their lives after their homes and communities were devastated by a complex of fires in southern Montana.

BDA's Main Street Market Kicks Off Wednesday In Buffalo

The Buffalo Downtown Association (BDA)'s summertime staples of the Main Street Market and Alive After Five Car Cruise will begin this year's run Wednesday in Buffalo.

Habitat for Humanity Nets $60K

Habitat for Humanity of the Big Horns got a huge boost from a fellow nonprofit organization last week.