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NWCCD Announces this year's Learn Outdoor Program

The Northern Wyoming Community College District's April purchase of the Spear-O-Wigwam Ranch will be put to use, as the college has announced its line-up of summer/fall 'Learn Outdoor' classes, some of which will begin next week.

Senator Barrasso: Washington Could Learn From Wyoming

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

U.S. Senator John Barrasso recently addressed his fellow Senotors about his support of the Balanced Budget Amendment cosponsored by every Republican Senator. Barrasso stated that it's time for Washington to take a lesson from Wyoming.

Meadow Jumping Mouse Returns to Endangered Species List

A mouse resembling a small kangaroo that's native to southern Wyoming will return to the Endangered Species List. Wildlife biologist Erik Molvar at the Biodiversity Conservation Alliance says that Wyoming's population of the Preble's meadow jumping mouse is key to

NIH Awards UW $5 Million to Continue Neuroscience Research

NIH Awards UW $5 Million to Continue Neuroscience Research

The National Institutes of Health have awarded the University of Wyoming with a $5 million grant to help support neuroscience research at the University.

Beautiful Day for a Parade

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One of the many unique scenes from the 2011 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade.

Thousands lined Historic Downtown Sheridan to once again take in the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade that had a little bit of everything this year. As far as what some of those in attendance thought of this year's parade?

Crow Indian Pow Wow and Dance

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The Crow Indians put on quite a show on Grinnell Plaza after the parade Friday.

The Crow Indian Pow Wow that took place on Grinnell Plaza shortly after the parade was a hit with everyone who took the time to stop by. Pow Wow Director Tim Realbird says that he enjoys coming to Sheridan every year for the Rodeo.

Kiwanis Duck Race “Slides” to a New Location

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This little duck got to take a dip in the pool instead of the creek.

The Kiwanis Duck Race was supposed to take place in Big Goose Creek Friday afternoon, but after a quick meeting of the minds it was decided to have the race take place down the Kendrick Pool slide.

NX Bar Takes Second Straight Bed Race Title

Mattresses on raised frames with four bike wheels, and one three-wheeled bed made up the traditional scene for the bed races down Main Street right before the parade took off Friday morning. NX Bar took the race by about three seconds over Bob's Super Clean for the second straight year.

Record 420 Participants in Sneakers and Spurs 5K Run

Michael Kesy of Cheyenne

A record 420 participants competed in the annual Sneakers and Spurs 5K run and 1.5 mile walk. Just as the sun started to hit main street, the first finishers came across the finish line in front of The Sports Stop.

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Serves About 2,500

Hundreds got up early Friday for the annual pancake breakfast as great weather greeted the soon-to-be-well-fed people for the beginning of Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade day Friday morning. Mark Kinner, with Kiwanis, says that the event is always a great success.