Archive - Jul 12, 2013 - News

Legislative Leaders Authorize Hill Investigation

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming House will begin an unprecedented investigation of schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's administration of the state Education Department.

Disabled American Veterans Lead the WYO Rodeo Parade

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Disabled American Veterans Lead the WYO Rodeo Parade (Photo by Chris Foy)

For the past 26 years, the Disabled American Veterans have carried the colors at the front of the WYO Rodeo Parade. And this year was no different.

Dr. Elmo Goes For a Run

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Dr. Elmo getting some airtime during Sheridan Media's broadcast Friday morning. (Photo by Ron Richter)

The man behind the song, “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer” is in Sheridan experiencing his first ever Sheridan WYO Rodeo. Dr. Elmo got in a light workout Friday morning as he was one of the runners who took part in the Spurs and Sneakers Fun Run.

Parade Results

(Photo by Chris Foy)

The results are in for the 2013 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade:

Grand Prize Winner

First People’s Pow Wow and all related participants.

Bed Races Were Super Clean

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The Kane Cattle Company/Bob's Super Clean team cruised to victory during the Beds Along the Big Horns bed races Friday morning. (Photo by Ron Richter)

Six teams squared off Friday morning in downtown Sheridan to garner the title of the fastest bed in the west. Last year's winners, NX Bar Ranch couldn't hold off the Kane Cattle Company/Bob's Super Clean team, who cruised to victory in the Beds Along the Big Horns bed races.

A Morning Run

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

Hundreds of runners once again took to the streets of Sheridan Friday morning to take part in the Sneakers and Spurs Fun Run. The weather was overcast and a bit cooler than usual for the runners that lined up along Main Street for the event.

Starting Off With Some Cakes

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(Photo by Ron Richter)

They came early, and they came hungry to the annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast on Grinnell Plaza in downtown Sheridan. The breakfast has been a source of fuel for thousands before rodeo Friday festivities begin downtown.

WYO Main Event But What Else Is Happening This Weekend?

Starting Friday and going through the weekend at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Buffalo, the 9th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival will be happening for those wanting to be entertained by some of the best musicians and singers around.

Buffalo Senior Center's Dog Show Saturday At City Park

The second annual Buffalo Senior Center Dog Show will be happening this Saturday morning on the train side of Washington Park.

Watt Foundation Pledges $500,000 to WYO Theater Capital Campaign

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Watt Foundation Pledges $500,000 to WYO Theater Capital Campaign (Photo by Ron Richter)

The WYO Theater Capital Campaign has announced receipt of a pledge of $500,000 from the Joe and Arlene Watt Foundation Board, according to Richard Davis and Kandi Davis, co-chairs of the campaign.