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There was plenty to do in and around Big Horn on Saturday when the area celebrated 130 years of existence with a "Big Horn Birthday Bash." Among the events were raffles, vendors, live music, a pig roast, cowboy poets, local authors, drum and bugle corps and tours of Bradford Brinton. Come back for more photos.

The National Day of the American Cowboy is July 23rd - perhaps a fitting occasion to again recognize the LeMond, Eaton and Kane families introduced during opening ceremonies each evening at the 81st Annual Sheridan WYO Rodeo as families that are carrying on the "Western Heritage." For the seventh year in a row Senator Mike Enzi and Senator John Barrasso introduced a resolution that the U. S.

Did you know that these and other patriotic/military streets exist in the Sheridan Area? Recently the Sheridan VA Medical Center, aka Fort Mackenzie, added 14 or more street signs throughout the facility. You will see that the names all have a patriotic/military lineage as you enter and drive through the VA Medical Center. For example as you enter on Fort Road it becomes Navy Lane.

Phase I of the Wyoming/Park Area Reconstruction is underway. The contractor is removing trees throughout the project area on Burkitt St., Wyoming Ave. and Whittier St. - the trees shown here are in the 100 block of Wyoming Avenue. At present traffic is being detoured to Park and Whittier Streets to allow for the tree removal on Wyoming Avenue.

TSP and Delta Construction, Inc. are beginning to to see the fruits of their labor as Meadlowlark Elementary School on DeSmet Avenue is taking on form as it rises from its foundation. Just one month ago at the Board of Trustees Regular Monthly Meeting of June 20th a final completion letter for the demolition project was being generated.

CHAPS (Children, Horses, and Adults in PartnerShip) rider 4-year old Jace Horn of Sheridan rode into the arena Saturday evening and pulled the winning ticket, for a WYO Rodeo jacket, which he handed to Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board President Zane Garstad. Jace is riding "Spot" and accompanied by Therapeutic riding instructor Dr. Jessica Ricchio and Volunteer Jason Ricchio.

Unit MS96 from Rocky Mountain Ambulance responded to an Indian Relay Race accident involving David Roundstone a member of the Roundstone Team on Saturday evening at 7:38.

It was great to see sell out performances on both Friday and Saturday for the 81st Annual Sheridan WYO Rodeo. This panoramic photo is from Saturday when the 7th Cavalry Drum & Bugle Corps played before the sell out crowd. Some counts put the four night fairground's attendance at 18,000.

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