Archive - Jun 2012 - Pictures

June 16th

Whitney Simmons Wins Senior Barrels

On the final barrel race of the day Whitney Simmons of Decker ran a quick 18.04 to win Senior Barrels on Saturday afternoon. Whitney was participating in the Senior events (ages 14-18) of the Young Riders Rodeo held at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. There was something for everyone up to the age of 18.

June 15th

Jordan Smith Wins Texaco Country Showdown

The road to stardom started at the Best Western Sheridan Center for Jordan Smith of Gillette. Jordan competed in the first leg of the Texaco Country Showdown and came out on top in the local competition held Friday evening. He will move on in the competition at the Montana State Fair in Great Falls on July 27th and 28th.

1st Sheridan Cowgirls Rodeo of the Season (updated)

MaKenna Balkenbush kicked off the 1st Sheridan Cowgirls Association Rodeo of the season with a speedy run in Senior Poles on Thursday evening. MaKenna's time of 20.77 was the best of the evening in Senior Poles. The top official times are here: http://www.sheridanmedia.com/spo...

June 14th

Hungry for Pancakes?

The Big Horn Volunteer Fire Department Annual Pancake Breakfast will be held right here on the concrete apron and inside, just beyond the four overhead doors, this Saturday. It is free but donations will be accepted and you can even enter the raffle for a 37" Flat Screen TV. Everyone is welcome so bring your appetite and show up between 7 & 10 am.

Guernsey Fire 95% Contained

Firefighters work to extinguish the forest fire in Guernsey State Park in Southeast Wyoming. The fire is now 95 percent contained.

June 13th

The Art of Conversation

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These three gentleman enjoy a bit of conversation with their tea while surrounded by several cacti.

Photo by Ron Richter

Accident Scene near the Old Woodland Park School

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Around 2:00 pm Wednesday this Chevrolet Cavalier apparently tangled with a cement truck and ended up upside down on the west side of Coffeen Avenue near the 5100 block. Two Rocky Mountain Ambulances were on the scene and at least one person was seen being loaded into one of the ambulances. Also responding to the accident were the highway patrol and unit 205 from the Sheridan Rural Fire Department.

A Day On The Mountain With The Dogs

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A day on the mountain with the dogs seeing beautiful flowers and then you wake up and it’s white, still a good day on the mountain.

Photos compliments of Jeanne Moore

Poppies Galore South of Big Horn

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If you're headed out to see the exhibits at the Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum make sure you take the lower road (Brinton Road CR103) as you approach Big Horn if you want to see the poppies at the Historic Gallatin Ranch. The Gallatin Ranch is at 221 Brinton Road and close to the Bradford Brinton but you'll miss it if you stay on Highway 335 when you approach Big Horn.

June 12th

The College Arch - Coming Down

On Tuesday afternoon the arch at Sheridan College was seen coming down but the golden dome still stands in the background. We're not talking McDonald's golden arches here but we are talking about the main entry way into Sheridan College which is now temporarily closed and will remain closed for a week or more.