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Senator Enzi Calls For Competition In Health Care Reform

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, a ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, discussed why competition works for health care reform during the HELP Committee mark up this week.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade Judges Announce Parade Winners

Here are the results of the judging for the 2009 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade.

The Sheridan Rotary Club Parade Judges would like to thank Linda Wigglesworth and her committee for an extremely well organized parade that proceeded on schedule.

Beds Along The Bighorns Entices More Entries With Winner Take All Cash Prize

The annual Sheridan Jaycees and Sheridan Media Beds Along the Bighorns race had six entries this year, all of them trying to claim the World Bed Racing Trophy and $500 cold hard cash. Bob’s Super Clean is a perennial favorite.

Sneakers And Spurs Run Bigger Than Ever

The field included hundreds of runners for the annual Sneakers and Spurs race in downtown Sheridan on Friday morning. The event is a five-kilometer run with the finish line right in the heart of Sheridan at Grinnell Plaza. Sean Wilde was the first one to complete the course and says his cross country teammate helped him win the race.

Kiwanis Continue Tradition Of Serving Breakfast To Parade Goers

The crowds at 6AM were already growing on Grinnell Plaza in preparation for Sheridan WYO Rodeo Friday events. The Kiwanis have been preparing pancakes for decades and Kiwanis members say the pancake breakfast is their biggest fundraiser of the year.

And what did those eating the pancakes think?

Thursday Night Sheridan Wyo Rodeo Performance Was One Of The Biggest Ever

The Sheridan WYO Rodeo nearly marks the halfway point in a professional cowboy’s quest for the National Finals Rodeo in December. The Sheridan County Fairgrounds was packed last night with people who witnessed many of the nations top cowboys compete.

Forward Sheridan Hires New Executive Director

Forward Sheridan has been without a president and executive director since this spring when former CEO Philippe Chino left to take a job in Campbell County. After searching for several months, Forward Sheridan Board Chairman Dick Weber says they have hired a new director.

Local Legislators Weigh In on Governor's Budget Cuts

Several of our local legislator's appeared on KROE'S Public Pulse program Thursday. The topic of Governor Freudenthal's budget cuts to state agencies in the amount of $231 million was addressed.

Senator John Schiffer commented on his feelings about the cuts.

We've Got A Look At Some Of The Stories Making News Around The State

We get up to speed at some of the top stories from around the state with Sheridan Media's Ron Richter.

Career Readiness Initiative Celebrates One Year This Week

The Wyoming Career Readiness Certificate Initiative celebrates its first year in operation Thursday. The Initiative, administered by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, has issued over 760 certificates to Wyoming’s job seekers in the past year says Director Joan Evans.

Craft Brothers Play To A Pair Of Sold Out Shows

The Three Twos, the Carhart Brothers, and the Boys from Acme are just some of the names that Mitch, Dave, and J.T. Craft are known by at the WYO Theater. In 1995 the Craft Brothers developed their Wild and Woolly WYO Show and it’s been a smash hit ever since. Both of last night’s performances were sold out weeks in advance.

Rodeo Time Brings Back Memories For Former Rodeo Clown

The rodeo clown may be one of the most versatile occupations in the sport. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher talked with one former clown about his rodeo life.

Chamber Of Commerce Members Get Update On Sheridan Real Estate Market

Anyone who has attempted to sell his or her home in the past year may have noticed the stagnation in the housing market. Members of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce were given a snapshot of the current real estate market at the Chamber’s monthly luncheon. Sheridan County had seen a continuous appreciation in real estate from 1994 until 2007.

Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation Helps Those Undergoing Breast Cancer Treatment

Soon after the passing of Kelly Schreibeis to breast cancer in October of 2003, friends and family formed the Kelly Schreibeis Memorial Foundation to help provide financial assistance for basic necessities, for residents of Sheridan County undergoing breast cancer treatment.

5th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival Is This Weekend

The 5th annual Big Horn Mountain Festival in Buffalo gets underway tomorrow at the Johnson County Fairgrounds and will run through Sunday. The three day festival is home to some of the country's best musicians and the Wyoming mandolin and banjo championships.