Archive - Nov 2011 - Pictures

November 8th

Ucross Chapel

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Dedicated July 1, 2011 this unique stone chapel sits at the heart of the historic Ucross cattle ranch near the junction of Wyoming Highways 14 and 16 in the Park at Ucross.

Last Color of Fall?

Just beyond the foot bridge that connects the east and west portions of Thorne-Rider Park stands this huge cottonwood tree still full of fall color while others nearby are now void of leaves. Wyoming designated the plains cottonwood (Populus sargentii) as the official state tree in 1947.

November 7th

Hawk

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Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Beautiful Restoration

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Garber Agri-Business of Big Horn just completed the South Park Little Goose Creek Stream Restoration project and judging from the results it is a "Beautiful Restoration." Cheryl Harrelson, founder and operator of Steady Stream Hydrology, Inc.

November 4th

Last Home Game - Next Stop Laramie

Bronc Seniors Jordan Roberts and Aaron Gray lead the Broncs onto Scott Field for their last home game of the 2011 season to take on the Campbell County Camels Friday night. The winner advances to the 2011 State Championship game in Laramie next week.

November 3rd

Romeo & Juliet with a Modern Look & Twist (updated)

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Thursday evening the William Shakespeare Play "Romeo & Juliet" opened the first of four performances presented by the Sheridan High School Drama Club in the Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School. Director Aaron Odom put forth a more modern look in this performance by telling the story as if teenagers of today were placed in the middle of the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets.

November 2nd

The Building of a Pathway

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Work on the pathway through South Park continues as seen from this view at the bottom of the hill below Colony South looking north toward the very end of South Main Street. The retaining walls and the wire cage gabion baskets filled with rock are mostly in place as Reiman Corp out of Cheyenne continues work on this $670,000 project.

November 1st

The Big Horn A Cappella Choir

It was snowy evening outside but inside the Big Horn High School Auditorium Tuesday evening it was a musical delight. The evening started with the Big Horn High School Band directed by Ariel Downing performing such numbers as the Civil War Suite. Then came the Big Horn High School Choir with soloist Christian Klepperich.

What a difference a day makes

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It was just a day ago we were enjoying scenes like this - what a difference a day makes. This photo of the Bighorns with all the fall color below was taken from just south of the Bird Farm Road (CR 28) near Big Horn. A day later this area is under several inches of snow cover and under a winter weather advisory that remains in effect until midnight November 1st.