Less than 24-hours after their coronation the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty for 2014, Jr. Princess Jenna Frederickson, Princess Emma Jost and Sr. Princess Jackie Lewis, were busy at the Big Horn Equestrian Center where their first duties involved handing out awards following the WYO Rodeo Cup that pitted the Hammer Chevrolet Team against the Century 21 team.
If you missed the awesome Clydesdale Hitch show at the recently concluded Sheridan WYO Rodeo you have one last chance to see them before they leave the Sheridan area and head to Red Lodge Montana. They will be making a daylight appearance in conjunction with the Big Horn Polo Club Games at the Big Horn Equestrian Center where the action starts at 1:00 pm Sunday.
Would you believe that over 700 horses took part in this years Sheridan WYO Rodeo? These are but a few that were paraded behind the 7th Cavalry Drum and Bugle Corps during the start of the sold out final rodeo performance Saturday evening.
During the First People's Pow Wow, sixteen Miss Indian America princesses from the Sheridan All American Indian Days celebrations from 1953 through 1984 were honored. As Judy Slack, Manager of the Wyoming Room of the Sheridan Public Library, called out each name the honoree came forward during ceremonies on Grinnell Plaza.
The Kane Cattle Co. & Bob's Super Clean bed, on the right, gets the jump on the NX Bar Ranch bed as the gun goes off in the final race in the battle for the "Fastest Bed in the West." Several blocks later, in a near photo finish, the Kane Cattle Co. & Bob's Super Clean bed hung on for the win and went home $500 richer as a result.
After the 100-plus KARZ Rod Run 2013 vehicles were judged, Chad and Tammy Switzenburg from Sheridan took home "Best of Show" for their 1955 Chevrolet 2-door Bel-Air. Following dinner at the Kalif Shrine Temple Saturday evening Chad and Tammy received the 21st and most coveted plaque of the evening for their orange delight.
Red, White and Blue filled the sky over the Big Horn Equestrian Center Thursday evening as Senator Bruce Burns and his crew filled the sky with over thirty minutes of show and awe. Near the end of the show a big heart and smiley face lit up the sky - perhaps that was Bruce's way of showing that he has a big heart to go with that ever present smile on his face.
This high dynamic range photo of the "super moon" was taken about 10:00 pm Saturday evening from 130 S. Brooks Street looking south east over the Sheridan County Courthouse. This super moon is about 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than a regular full moon. At its peak moment the moon will be about 221,824 miles from Earth - closer than the typical 252,581 miles.