Pictures

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.

Pronghorn antelope near Clearmont

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Photos by: Cynthia J. Vannoy-Rhoades

OUCH! I've got an owie!

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The Dayton Bell Tower that has stood since 1909 still stands but around 9:00 pm Saturday, May 26, 2012 it fell victim to a "Hit and Run" according to the Sheridan County Sheriffs Daily Law Incident Summary Report. This was followed later with a Sheridan County Sheriff's Arrest of a Jonathan Robert Melville - 18 - of Ranchester for DWUI, Leaving Accident . . . Arrested by SCSO.

The State Farm Wyoming Cup Champions

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The State Farm Wyoming Cup, which is the youth soccer championships for Wyoming was won by the Sheridan U12 Boys Silver Division and they won the Gold medal. The Championship was held in Casper this past weekend.

Back row: Jeremy Taylor- asst coach

Noon @ Sheridan's Municipal Cemetery

Flowers remain by the grave markers on the far left while the National Flag on the pole to the left of Aaron Davis has been raised to full staff. Notes of "Amazing Grace" still flow from Aaron's bagpipes near the exit of Sheridan's Municipal Cemetery at the 12 o'clock hour.

Days Gone By

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Photo by Stacey Ellenwood Photograpy

Memorial Day Events

Beneath the high flying National, State and Armed Forces flags at Sheridan's Municipal Cemetery (formerly Mount Hope Cemetery) are two smaller National flags marking the grave of US Army Paratrooper Pvt. Orval Loren Kock. The cemetery is replete with settings such as this as we remember our veterans on Memorial Day.

Remember the Fallen (updated)

Many "Remember the Fallen" but once a year, Beverly (Bev) Johnson of Sheridan "Remembers the Fallen" each and every day of her life. Bev lost her 26-year old son, Marine SSgt Brian D. Bland on January 26, 2005 when he and 30 others lost their lives when his CH-53E Helicopter went down in Iraq.

SHS Class of 2012 has Graduated

Sheridan High School 9-11 Band struck up Sir Edward Elgar's 1901 "Pomp and Circumstance" at precisely 1:00 pm Sunday and the Processional was on as the graduates-to-be filed into the standing room only gymnasium for Sheridan High School Commencement Exercises 2012. Once seated a branding took place - perhaps a Wyoming only event.

Nate's 7th Drive

Eatons' Dude Ranch kicked off its 133rd season with their annual horse drive but for Nate, in the center of the photo taken south of the State Information Center, it is just his 7th drive.

Fort Mackenzie Graduation

To the sound of Robert Wyatt's bagpipes at 1:00 pm Saturday the Fort Mackenzie graduation processional began. After a welcome address by Laurien Rahimi and speaker Officer Howie Fitzpatrick "The Graduation Song" was sung by soon-to-be-graduate Amanda Popke.

Closing the "Till" for the Last Time

On Friday, Nancy Steel closed her till for the last time at First Federal Savings Bank in Sheridan after over 38-years of dedicated service to the bank and its customers.