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July 23rd, 2011

Big Horn Turns 130

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There was plenty to do in and around Big Horn on Saturday when the area celebrated 130 years of existence with a "Big Horn Birthday Bash." Among the events were raffles, vendors, live music, a pig roast, cowboy poets, local authors, drum and bugle corps and tours of Bradford Brinton. Come back for more photos.

"Tricks & Treats"

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You may have heard of "Trick or Treat" but if you attended any of the four recent rodeo performances you were rewarded with "Tricks & Treats" by the Sure Shot Trick Riders based out of Calgary, Alberta who provided trick and roman riding at break-neck speeds.

SCSD2 Renews Contract with VOA for Detention, Suspension Program

Sheridan County School District 2 renewed its contract with Volunteers of America Northern Rockies during their board meeting this week to continue their A.C.E. (Accountability Change Education) program at the Old Woodland Park school.

July 22nd

National Day of the American Cowboy

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The National Day of the American Cowboy is July 23rd - perhaps a fitting occasion to again recognize the LeMond, Eaton and Kane families introduced during opening ceremonies each evening at the 81st Annual Sheridan WYO Rodeo as families that are carrying on the "Western Heritage." For the seventh year in a row Senator Mike Enzi and Senator John Barrasso introduced a resolution that the U. S.

President Obama Declares Wyoming Major Disaster

President Obama Declares Wyoming Major Disaster

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Wyoming because of spring and summer flooding. The action means the federal government will help the state pay for costs incurred from damaged roads, highways and other infrastructure.

Fair Board Continues to Look at Capital Projects

Sheridan County Fairgrounds Facilities Director Melissa Albrecht

The Sheridan County Fair Association Board of Trustees continue to discuss capital outlay projects that are outlined in the Fairgrounds Modernization Plan.

United Blood Services to Hold One-Day Blood Drive Monday

United Blood Services of Billings will hold a one-day blood drive in Sheridan from 12:30 to 6 pm at the old Woodland Park School in an attempt to make up for higher demand that comes with higher incidents during summer months.

Fire Thursday Leaves Home on Highland with Minor Smoke Damage

1399 Highland Avenue. (Photo Courtesy of Sheridan Fire-Rescue)

A single family home at 1399 Highland Avenue has light smoke damage as a result of a fire on Thursday that was contained to one bedroom of the home by Sheridan Fire-Rescue. According to Fire Marshal Brian Songer there were no injuries.

With the ongoing issue of the lockout, do you think there will be an NFL season?

The Bank of Sheridan
Yes
70% (156 votes)
No
12% (27 votes)
No Opinion
18% (40 votes)
Total votes: 223

Bison Pipline Explodes 20 Miles West of Gillette

GILLETTE (AP) - A newly built gas pipeline exploded in a remote area in northeastern Wyoming with enough force to be heard 10 miles away. Nobody was hurt in the blast 20 miles west of Gillette. The explosion happened around 7:30 pm Wednesday and left a 50-foot-long trench in the ground.