The first contestant in the rodeo program in Senior Barrel Racing, Cashlee Cunningham, comes around barrel two and heads for number three as the 19th Annual Elks Youth Rodeo got underway at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds on Saturday morning at 8:00 am. Cashlee turned in a respectable time of 17.945 to get things started.

Friday evening just moments before game time a rainbow appeared over Sheridan High School as the Sheridan Broncs were about to take to the field for the first game of the season. The Bronc Cheerleaders held the paper Bronc Head for the the players to run through and into an evening of Bronc dominance as they beat the Cheyenne Central Indians 31 to 12. Scroll down for more of the action.

Don't forget that 7 to 9:30 am Saturday August 27th ends the Blood Draws at Memorial Hospital - if you haven't already made an appointment it is too late. The Health Fair will be Saturday, September 24th from 9 am - Noon at the Sheridan College Bruce Hoffman Dome - bring your Blood Draw results with you.

The 19th Elks Youth Rodeo will be held on Saturday and Sunday, August 27th & 28th at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds where the "All Around Senior" will drive away in this Ford Truck pulling the "All Around Youth Award" Jackson, 3-horse trailer. Fremont Motor Sheridan, Inc.

If you've ventured from the Courthouse parking lot to the Courthouse lately you may have noticed the portable crosswalk sign on Burkitt Street seen here. It does a great job - in the erect position - however the slightest breeze seems to knock it over.

Wyarno's Post Office is one of 44 offices in Wyoming that the United States Post Office has put under review for closure as a strategy to cut costs. The USPS has experienced prolonged financial difficulties because of the advances of internet advertising and mail services transferred to email.

Other area offices include Recluse, Parkman, Arvada, Clearmont, and Leiter.

photos by Brad Estes

Six year old "Manifest Destiny" was seen Wednesday bathing in the morning sunlight on the porch of the Sheridan Inn. "Manifest Destiny" was painted in 2005 by Upton, Wyoming artist Karen Barton for a Gillette Easter Seals fund raising auction.

Wednesday morning new four-head traffic lights were going up at Sugarland Drive/Avoca Ave. and Coffeen Avenue with traffic flaggers controlling the traffic flow through the intersection. Once installed and operating - traffic in the left turn lanes will be allowed to turn before the opposite flowing traffic lights turn green.

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