Archive - Jul 2011 - News

July 18th

Buffalo Chamber Visitor's Center Officially Opens

Buffalo's Chamber of Commerce hosted an Open House to officially open their new Visitor's Center last Thursday.

July 17th

UW Trustees Approve Capital Construction Budget Requests

UW Trustees Approve Capital Construction Budget Requests

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees recently approved capital construction budget requests to submit to the state's Administration and Information Budget Division.

Ride for Him

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Ride for Him Ministries at the rodeo parade.

They earned it, these young riders with Ride for Him Ministries. Training with their horses for over two months, the nine horse crazy kids had the privilege of riding in the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade on Friday.

Indian Market Over the Weekend

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Jeanne Eder Rhoades with one of her hand bags.

It might have been a small beginning, but the turn-out was great Friday and Saturday for the Indian Market held in the parking lot of the historic Train Depot on Fifth Street.

NWCCD Announces this year's Learn Outdoor Program

The Northern Wyoming Community College District's April purchase of the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch will be put to use, as the college has announced its line-up of summer/fall 'Learn Outdoor' classes, some of which will begin next week.

Senator Barrasso: Washington Could Learn From Wyoming

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

U.S. Senator John Barrasso recently addressed his fellow Senotors about his support of the Balanced Budget Amendment cosponsored by every Republican Senator. Barrasso stated that it's time for Washington to take a lesson from Wyoming.

Meadow Jumping Mouse Returns to Endangered Species List

A mouse resembling a small kangaroo that's native to southern Wyoming will return to the Endangered Species List. Wildlife biologist Erik Molvar at the Biodiversity Conservation Alliance says that Wyoming's population of the Preble's meadow jumping mouse is key to

July 16th

NIH Awards UW $5 Million to Continue Neuroscience Research

NIH Awards UW $5 Million to Continue Neuroscience Research

The National Institutes of Health have awarded the University of Wyoming with a $5 million grant to help support neuroscience research at the University.

July 15th

Beautiful Day for a Parade

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One of the many unique scenes from the 2011 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade.

Thousands lined Historic Downtown Sheridan to once again take in the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade that had a little bit of everything this year. As far as what some of those in attendance thought of this year's parade?

Crow Indian Pow Wow and Dance

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The Crow Indians put on quite a show on Grinnell Plaza after the parade Friday.

The Crow Indian Pow Wow that took place on Grinnell Plaza shortly after the parade was a hit with everyone who took the time to stop by. Pow Wow Director Tim Realbird says that he enjoys coming to Sheridan every year for the Rodeo.