Archive - Jun 2011 - Pictures

June 23rd

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

"The Yellow Rose of Texas" or "Oregon Trail Rose?"

Just one-half block off the Main Street Re-construction in Sheridan - behind Star Video - is this lovely gem. Perhaps a "Harison's Yellow" circa 1830 that is famous because the pioneers brought cuttings with them when they came west. The "Harison's Yellow is believed to have its chance root starting in Harison's New York garden - at today's location of 31st Street between 8th & 9th Avenues.

June 21st

Dandelion Puff

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Arrowleaf Balsamroot and Lupine provide a colorful background for this pretty dandelion puff in our pasture.

Photo by Laurie Fahrner
Big Horn, WY
June 15, 2011

Cole Ponce Wins @ Bull Riding

Cole Ponce, from Big Horn, wrapped up a great weekend with a first place 70-point ride on Bull "707" Sunday coming on the heels of this 64-point ride for 3rd place on Saturday and a 4th Place finish in Buffalo on Friday.

June 20th

June 19th

"Oops"

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Jarred Lepper from Laramie goes down going around the number three barrel during the Barrel Racing event at Saturday morning's Young Riders Rodeo held at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Both went down but both walked out of the arena unscathed.

June 18th

Whitney Simmons Ropes in a Hurry

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At the Sheridan County High School Rodeo on Saturday Whitney Simmons from Decker scored a fast 3.98 on this run in Breakaway Roping. Whitney currently sits tied for the 21st position in the breakaway roping standings.The rodeo will continue at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds on Sunday at 9:00 am following Cowboy Church that starts at 7:30. For more: http://wyhsra.org/rodeos.htm

Pancakes after a Hard Days Work

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Jenna and Austin Reenders appear to have returned to the Big Horn Firehall just in time for pancakes at the Annual Big Horn Volunteer Fire Department Pancake Breakfast. It was a free breakfast, everyone was welcome and indeed a lot of folks showed up on Johnson Street in Big Horn Saturday morning for a hearty breakfast.

Soccer Coach of theYear

Sheridan High School boys soccer coach Kevin Rizer was named 4-A coach of the year this week by the Wyoming Coaches Association.For more:http://www.sheridanmedia.com/sports/shs-boys-soccer-coach-named-coach-year

June 17th

Damage in Hardin, Montana from a microburst Wednesday night.

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Wind speeds reached up to 90mph at times.