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August 7th, 2011

UW Research: Global Warming Will Affect High Plains Grassland Species

Photo Courtesy of the University of Wyoming

A University of Wyoming researcher says the composition of plant species on Wyoming’s grasslands could be shifting over the next 100 years. That’s one of the results of a study that was conducted to determine how increases in carbon dioxide can affect high-plains grasslands.

Sheridan Serves as Rest Stop for Motorcyclists En Route to Sturgis

Three riders head east on I-90 Friday afternoon, most likely heading home from Sturgis. The rally officially begins Monday Aug. 8, but riders and tourists populate Sturgis, S.D. for the entire first two weeks of August. (photo by Brad Estes)

As thousands journey to and from Sturgis, S.D. this week and next for the annual biker rally, Sheridan sees plenty of bikes roll through its historic streets.

August 6th

It's a family affair at the Johnson County Fair & Rodeo.

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The youth rodeo is all about family and fun, and the support of the county's youth. There was something for all ages to compete in, from dummy roping, to barrels, poles, steer riding, and roping.

Texas Longhorn on Highway near Big Horn?

In some parts of the country kids run "Lemonade" stands - in Wyoming enterprising kids run "Horn-Head-Antler" stands like this one operated by Kris Johnson on Friday as you approached Big Horn on Highway 335.

Bradford Brinton Reopens After Windstorm Knocks Down Power Line

Bradford Brinton Memoria & Museum (Sheridan Media File Photo)

Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum reopened at 1:30 pm today after a windstorm knocked down a power line and started a brush-fire between the main museum complex and a horse barn on Friday afternoon. Power to the museum was lost until MDU made repairs so the museum could open today.

Private Giving to UW Last Year Breaks Record

The University of Wyoming has set a record for private donations received in a year, exceeding the $40 million mark for the first time in its history.

Sheridan County Commissioners Approve Airport Taxiway Project

Sheridan County Airport (Photo by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan County Commissioners approved a bid from Advance Electrical Contracting to upgrade signage and lighting regulators on the taxiway at the Sheridan County Airport.

August 5th

City Officials Discuss EMS at Media Conference

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CIty department heads and reps from Rocky Mtn Ambulance meet to discuss EMS Friday.

Department heads with the City of Sheridan along with representatives with Rocky Mountain Ambulance held a media conference Friday to discuss EMS in Sheridan. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter was there and has the details.

Betty Ann's "Shilo" Scores 175

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In addition to being the Highest Scoring Dog at the 2011 Dog Show with a score of 175 and qualify for State Competition Betty Ann Jerney's "Shilo" earned Rosettes and Plaques for "Champion On A Leash (A) Dog" and "Junior Veteran - Novice in Rally". To see the winners and more scroll down.

It's Bull Riding Time

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Five-year old Caleb Kilbride, from Dayton, gets in a little "Mechanical Bull Riding" time on Friday afternoon at the the Sheridan County Fair Grounds. On Saturday from 10am-6pm is the last opportunity to ride the bull with the Championship Event, sponsored by Trubuilt Builders, scheduled to start at 1pm.