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June 23rd, 2011

Big Horn Steer Wrestler Casey Collins

The State high school rodeo finals started on Thursday at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds in Douglas. In Thursday morning action Big Horn's Casey Collins led the way in Steer Wrestling with a time of 5.88 - a faster time than the 7.29 he had last Saturday at the Sheridan County High School Rodeo where he makes this smooth transition from his horse "Hookem" onto the steer.

Tongue River Runs High

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The Tongue River in Ranchester, Wyoming continues to run high, which has prompted the National Weather Service in Billings to issue a flood warning for the area till Monday at 1 am. (Photos by Ron Richter)

Purple Sweet Rocket

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Purple Sweet Rocket (Hesperis matronalis) growing wild on the banks of LIttle Goose Creek in Kendrick Park.

Photo taken by Laurie Fahrner in Kendrick Park, Sheridan, WY on June 20, 2011

Bicycle/Pedestrian Lane in the Making

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On November 23, 2010 WYDOT awarded a $1.3 million contract to Intermountain Construction and Materials of Gillette for a project that includes a pathway for bicycles and pedestrians from Vale Street to Sparrow Hawk Road. Exactly 7-months later the results can be seen in this photo as forms are being set and concrete is being poured.

Still think you had a bad winter?

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Beartooth pass is outside of red lodge.

Public Pulse - Thursday 06/23/11

Senior Center / Father Vincent Heier

Rock Creek area of the Big Horn Mountains

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Pictures taken by Gene Sturlin on Father’s day Sunday June 19th in the Rock Creek area of the Big Horn Mountains

June 22nd

Funeral for Wyoming Marine Held in Douglas

Lance Cpl. Sean O'Connor (Photo from MilitaryTimes.com)

DOUGLAS Wyo. (AP) - Hundreds of people crowded a high school gymnasium in central Wyoming on Wednesday to pay their respects to a U.S. Marine killed earlier this month in Afghanistan.

Wyoming Records First Case of Horse Virus

Wyoming is no longer free of the Equine Herpes Virus 1.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming has recorded its first case of a potentially fatal horse virus this year. State Veterinarian Jim Logan said Wednesday that tests confirmed a case of Equine Herpes Virus 1 in a horse from Johnson County.

Wyoming is the First State in the Country to “Go Google”

From left to right: The President of Enterprise at Google, David Girouard, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and State Chief Information Officer Flint Waters. ( Photo Courtesy of Governor Mead's Office)

At a media conference Wednesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced that 10,000 of Wyoming’s state employees have now migrated to Google Apps for Government.