July 12th, 2012


WYO RODEO - Performance two of the Sheridan WYO rodeo was another good rodeo several fast times and big scores highlighted last night's action as we take a look at last night's performance leaders.

In Bareback riding Dustin Luper had a score of 76, in the Bronc riding Jesse Kruse score and 84 and in the Bull riding Cody Samora scored 85 with Brady Menge right behind with at 83.

Tommy Cook had the fast time Thursday night in the Bull Dogging at 4.6.

Pony Surfin' - Sheridan WYO Rodeo Style

No Water - No Problem, you can always "Pony Surf" as jockey Colby Rockroads of Team Roundstone from Busby, Montana appeared to be doing in heat four of Wednesday evening's World Championship Indian Relay Race. The Indian Relay Races are definitely a crowd draw and pleaser - and a little pony surfing can't hurt the ratings. For many more photos see:

Two Time Champ Luke Rock Starts Slow

Two time World Champion Indian Relay Race jockey Luke Rock of the Rock Relay Team from Lodge Grass, Montana had a rough go in the Wednesday night 3rd Heat finishing in third place. Luke had a poor start and a trouble filled start of the last leg to cast doubt of a three-peat champion run. Luke was first in both 2010 and 2011.

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Steer Roping
438 Rocky Patterson 12.9
133 Bryce Davis
182 Vin Fisher Jr.
292 Chance Kelton
13 Kaleb Asay
548 Scott Snedecor 16.4
374 Landon McClaugherty
484 Grant Ritchey 14.5

Bareback Riding
675 Josi Young 77.0
325 R.C. Landingham
327 Orin Larsen
420 Tyler Nelson
460 Jet Price 73.0
220 Joe Gunderson 78.0
172 Mac Erickson 73.0
171 Chase Erickson 79.0
52 Casey Breuer 76.0
605 Kelly Timberman 75.0
680 JR Vezain 83.0
681 Caleb Bennett
412 Bobby Mote 82.0

Bronc Riding
60 Justin Browning 80.0
61 Louie Brunson 73.0
690 Jeremy Ray Melancon 58.0
19 Jesse Bail

Chair Lineup and Parade Friday

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Chair Lineup and Parade Friday

Lining up chairs along Main Street in Historic Downtown Sheridan in preparation for events Friday morning has become an annual tradition. The Sheridan Police Department reminds people that if you are going to set your chair up early, be sure it's done after 6 pm this evening.

Local Governments Give Update During Chamber Luncheon

Sheridan County Commissioner Mike Nickel and Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson listen attentively.
From left-to-right: Dayton Mayor Bob Wood; Ranchester Councilman Peter Clark; Sheridan County Commissioner Mike Nickel; Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dixie Johnson and Chamber President Eric Brandjord listen to Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey give an update on the City of Sheridan.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon Wednesday focused on representatives from the local governments giving an update on their current economic situation.

Dust Abatement on Holloway Today

The Sheridan County Road and Bridge department will be treating Holloway Avenue between 13th and 15th Streets today for dust abatement for the second time this year.

Wyoming Wednesdays Builds Bridges Between Cultures

Small spectatiors take in some of Joseph LaForge's family heirlooms. LaForge was this week's guest speaker at the Chamber of Commerce's Wyoming Wednesday lecture. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Wyoming has some shoddy history when it comes to intercultural relations with Native Americans. Joseph LaForge, whose Crow name is Red Bear, remembers being kicked out of a resteraunt as a young boy because of his heritage. He grew up hearing stories from his grandparents about the subjugation of his family and even the massacre of their horses. While it's a sore spot for both settlers and natives here, Joseph is doing his part to leave the past in the past and bridge the gap between the two cultures.