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Mr. and Miss Basketball (Wyoming)

Between the girls and boys Friday games of the 37th Annual NCAA Wyoming & Montana All Stars Basketball games being held in the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome at Sheridan College Mr. and Miss Basketball (Wyoming) were recognized. Bruce Hoffman presented framed Wyoming #1 Jerseys to Jason McManamen from Torrington High School and Kyleigh Hiser from Laramie High School.

Getting Ready for the Show

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Crews prep the stage for David Allen Coe, who'll perform Friday night at 9 o'clock as part of the concert series at the Trails End Concert Park in Sheridan. Get there early to check out local band Honeybadger at 6:30. The full news story can be viewed here: http://www.sheridanmedia.com/new...

Photos by Ron Richter

Goldalia Scarlet

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Getting up close and personal with a Dahlia "Goldalia Scarlet".

Photos by Sarah Richter

Low-cost Rabies Clinic Going Strong

Dogs, cats and their human guardians wait under the band shell at Kendrick Park Wednesday afternoon. Veterinarians are available here between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. through Saturday to administer low-cost rabies vaccinations. Rabies cases seem to be on the rise in the Sheridan area this year, with at least three confirmed cases in Sheridan County so far. (Photo by Tracee Davis)

Fundraiser for the Sheridan Inn is Friday

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In an effort to help raise funds to pay off a loan to avoid possible foreclosure, the Sheridan Heritage Center will be hosting a fundraiser for the Historic Sheridan Inn this Friday night.

Venus crossing the sun

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Albeit green this is what the sun looked like between clouds with Venus crossing it at 5:19 pm Tuesday from the Sheridan area. The green was from the green welders glass filter that was necessary to cut down on the sun's intense brightness and heat. Hopefully those that went to Sheridan College got a much better view through a telescope than I did through a camera.

Community Garden - Dayton Style

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Check out the elevated "Community Garden - Dayton Style" set at the foot of the Bighorns in beautiful Dayton, Wyoming. There are 23 plots and the last one was sold for the season on May 29th for $10. It's more than just a community garden it is more like a community project as Mayor Wood said the City purchased the wood and the wood shop students at the High School made the boxes.

New Fire Chief

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Monday night the Sheridan City Council signed off on Mayor Dave Kinskey's recommendation to appoint Terry Lenhart Fire Chief. Shortly after their approval, the Mayor made it official by swearing in Chief Lenhart. The full news story can be found here.

Photos by Ron Richter

Iris

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Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

Sunday Sunrise

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A few shots of the sunrise in Sheridan Sunday morning.

Photos by Ron Richter

Sheridan's Great Wall

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The vegetation between Big Goose Creek and the retaining wall below the Sheridan Junior High School is taking root as shown by the vast green areas in this photo taken Thursday, the last day of May.

After the Rain

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A few shots following Saturday's rain.

Photos by Ron Richter

Midair Refueling

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This white-lined sphinx hummingbird moth (Hyles lineata) and numerous others were enjoying the Saturday morning sunshine in Big Horn and the abundance of nectar from the blooming Miss Kim Liacs. For more on the hyles lineata see: http://www.butterfliesandmoths.o...

A Day of Transition

Friday was not just the last day of school it was a day of transition for many. On the left Rich Albrecht is checking the oil on SCSD#2 Bus 9 for the last time - he is retiring after having driven for the district for 15-years. On the right is Rich's wife Carol Albrecht, the Para/Bus Aide on Bus 21, checking over her paperwork one last time - she is retiring after 12-years with the district.

Spring New Born

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A new born antelope just off hole #2 at Kendrick Golf Course.

Picture provided by Jay Toth.

CDC Graduates 53

Wyoming state legislator, Rosie Berger, passes out crayons to a recent Child Development Center graduate Wednesday. The center got 53 students primed for kindergarten. (Photo by Sandi O'Dell)

Buffalo & Sheridan High School Rodeo Action

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The Buffalo and Sheridan High School Rodeos were held over Memorial weekend, and despite the rain and sloppy conditions, there was some great rodeo action all three days!

More photos below.

Photos by Stacey Ellenwood Photography

City Building Permit Needed

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Recently while at the Kendrick Municipal Golf Course I overheard several employees talking about the lack of response from the Mayor and his Staff at City Hall over their building request for the Martin House at the golf course. Hearing this I quickly investigated and now understood the need for the construction improvement permit.

Ranchester Visitor Center - Nears Completion

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In May 2010 the Town of Ranchester was awarded a Wyoming Business Council Community Development Block Grant and Business Ready Communities Grant for the Ranchester Entry Rehabilitation Plan. Fast forward two years: the then proposed visitors center sketches and plans are now a reality, thanks to many including KWN Construction.