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July 13th, 2013

The Story Behind the Yakama Nation's Swan Dance

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Members of the Yakama Nation made the journey to Sheridan from Washington state to participate in the WYO Rodeo Parade and the First People's Pow Wow. One of the dances performed by the young dancers was the Yakama's swan dance.

Week in Review

Here's a look at the past week's top news stories from Sheridan Media News:

Weather Aids Work to Fight Wildfire Southeast of Casper

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Favorable conditions are helping firefighters trying to contain one of the first significant wildfires in Wyoming this year.

First People's Pow Wow on Grinnell

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Once the parade was over on Friday, hundreds gathered on Grinnell Plaza to watch the First People's Pow Wow.

Holy Name Hosts a Family Fun Fest

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Holy Name hosted its 2nd annual “Family Fun Fest,” Friday after the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade. The highlight of the Fun Fest was the free water park held adjacent to the school.

July 12th

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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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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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

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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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.