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The carnival in conjunction with the 81st Sheridan WYO Rodeo is setting up for its 5 pm opening. The carnival will be open Wednesday through Saturday at 5:00 PM each day. Wristbands will be $25.00 each as they were last year. Wednesday is the buddy night, two wristbands for $24.00. New rides for this year are: Truckin USA (cute kid ride), a super slide and a star trooper.

Brock Bomar from Sheridan will be one of five athletes and the only runner from Wyoming who will be attending the North American Final in Hershey, PA in August. Brock is shown here with the first place ribbons he won at the Wyoming State Meet in the 50 and 200 meter dash. At the Hershey National meet Brock will be competing in the 9-10 age group of the 200 meter dash on August 6th.

Rain couldn't began to dampen the spirits of the few hardy souls who turned out to hear local speakers Sam Western, Sam Morton and the 67th Army Band in concert at the Powder River Let'er Buck Celebration in Whitney Commons Monday evening.

On Saturday at high noon, "Troxel & Krieger" - Jeff Troxel from Cody and Trevor Krieger from Billings - took to the stage during the 7th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival in Buffalo in front of an ever growing crowd. Their music filled the ears of those attending in person and live to a radio audience thanks to PBS radio.

Faith Zdziarski, age 2, from Sheridan wants to remind you to get your Sheridan WYO Rodeo tickets soon as Rodeo Week starts July 8th. Faith was recently at the Sheridan County High School Rodeo where she had a front row seat but still elected to lean over the rail to get a better view of her brother, Jeffery Zdziarski who was about to come out of the saddle bronc riding chute across the arena.

Just days after the groundbreaking crews from Excel Construction were busy at the corner of Wyoming Avenue and Burkitt Street, aka "malfunction junction," on Thursday morning.The asphalt was being removed in the 100 block of Wyoming Avenue as were several elder cedar trees in the immediate vicinity.

Gary Small & The Coyote Bros kicked off the 4th of July evening playing from the deck of the Big Horn Equestrian Center Club House prior to the big fireworks show at 10:00 pm. The weather was perfect, food was in abundance and the music was great as a steady stream of vehicles filled the polo field. For more on the band see: www.coyotebros.net

Dale Allen of Mills Wyoming and his 1940 Ford Super Deluxe Convertible took home top honors at the annual KARZ Rod Run Car Show Saturday evening during the banquet held at the Kalif Shrine Auditorium. Nearly 200 vehicles in numerous categories shined up Main Street Saturday and it was Dale who received the top award from KARZ Club president Scott Calkins.

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