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Sheridanites are headed to the polls today to cast their votes for primary local elections. The polls are open until 7 p.m. To find your voting location, click here. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

At the Sheridan County Rodeo Award's Ceremony and Supper Saturday evening Shelby Mann and Mike Collins took home saddles for winning the All-Around Cowgirl and Cowboy Titles for 2012. Shelby finished with 270 points to become the All-Around Women's Champion while Tamara Mann finished in the runner-up position with 250 points.

The 3rd Annual Absaroka State Takeover 2012 featuring the 2012 Miss Absaroka Pin-up Contest took place August 17th & 18th @ The Big Horn Junction (7088 Coffeen Avenue in Sheridan). This was the scene at 4:30 pm Saturday as seen from Big Horn Avenue overlooking many of the Pre 1965 Hot Rods at the Custom Car Gathering below. For more see: http://www.sheridanmedia.com/pic...

Paintings on display at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library are selling to benefit the library this month. The extensive collection is by Charlie Walter and Alice Fuller. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

The common phrase "once in a Blue Moon" is used colloquially to mean "a rare event." This August is one of those rare occasions in which there are two full moons within the same calendar month - something that happens about once every three years. The two full moons this August occur at exactly 9:28 pm MDT on August 1st and again at 7:58 pm MDT on August 31st.

On Skeeter Field Sunday afternoon at the Flying H Polo Ranch in Big Horn a nice sized crowd saw Coca-Cola defeat Bud Light 7 - 5 in the Goose Creek Cup. The City of Sheridan/Downtown Sheridan Association (DSA) sponsored the event which supports the DSA's Goose Creek Stream Restoration project.

Saturday morning about 100 hearty souls lent their feet for a good cause. They helped break in the first portion of the soon-to-be opened Soldier Ridge Trail off West Fifth Street. As you can see the youthful and not so youthful and their dogs (and one parrot) were among the first trudgers as they negotiated a switchback early on the trek.

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