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July 14th, 2013

Big Horn Mountain Festival 'Great Weekend For Buffalo'

The Ninth Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival happened this past weekend at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo and again featured some of the best musicians, singers, songwriters and bands in the acoustic music genre.

New Sheridan WYO Royalty at Work

Less than 24-hours after their coronation the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty for 2014, Jr. Princess Jenna Frederickson, Princess Emma Jost and Sr. Princess Jackie Lewis, were busy at the Big Horn Equestrian Center where their first duties involved handing out awards following the WYO Rodeo Cup that pitted the Hammer Chevrolet Team against the Century 21 team.

Semi-Trailer Fire Off of I-90

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Just before 7 o'clock Sunday evening, a semi-trailer caught fire on the Interstate 90 exit 20 off ramp near the stop light on north Main by Kmart. Sheridan Fire-Rescue along with Rocky Mountain Ambulance, Sheridan Police Department and the Wyoming Highway Patrol responded to the incident.

Big Horn Mt. Festival 2013

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Images from this weekend's Big Horn Mountain Music Festival in Buffalo.All photos by Aaron Palmer.

Last Chance to see the West Coast Clydesdale Hitch

If you missed the awesome Clydesdale Hitch show at the recently concluded Sheridan WYO Rodeo you have one last chance to see them before they leave the Sheridan area and head to Red Lodge Montana. They will be making a daylight appearance in conjunction with the Big Horn Polo Club Games at the Big Horn Equestrian Center where the action starts at 1:00 pm Sunday.

Another Successful Kiwanis Duck Race

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It was another successful Kiwanis Duck Race Friday after the rodeo parade and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott went creek side to bring us this story.

BLM to sell coal next to Cordero Rojo mine

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is preparing to auction off $149 million tons of federal coal next to a surface mine in Campbell County. The coal underlies a 1,300-acre area known as the Maysdorf II North Coal Tract.

July 13th

The Story Behind the Yakama Nation's Swan Dance

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The Story Behind the Yakama Nation's Swan Dance (Photos by Chris Foy)

Members of the Yakama Nation made the journey to Sheridan from Washington state to participate in the WYO Rodeo Parade and the First People's Pow Wow. One of the dances performed by the young dancers was the Yakama's swan dance.

Week in Review

Week in Review (Photo by Ron Richter)

Here's a look at the past week's top news stories from Sheridan Media News:

It takes horses to rodeo - lots of horses (updated)

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Would you believe that over 700 horses took part in this years Sheridan WYO Rodeo? These are but a few that were paraded behind the 7th Cavalry Drum and Bugle Corps during the start of the sold out final rodeo performance Saturday evening.