Archive - Jul 15, 2011 - News

Beautiful Day for a Parade

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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 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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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

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.

Local Law Enforcement Prepared for Rodeo Weekend

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Keeping things safe for the thousands of people that come together for the street dances both Friday and Saturday night is the main objective of the Sheridan Police Department.

Senator Enzi: Congress is Wasting Time on Non-Binding Resolutions

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi this week addressed colleagues on the floor of the Senate by saying that Congress continues to wast time on non-binding resolutions and to call up votes on substantial debt reducing measures.

Jo Co Planner: Airport Regs Need Looked At

Johnson County Planner Rob Yingling brought an issue with the airport to the attention of the county commissioners last week.
Yingling told them that Airport Zoning Regulations need to be looked at and either adopted or changed, based on what he found.

Buffalo Swim Club Triathlon Saturday

The Buffalo Swim Club will be presenting the first of what is hoped to be an annual triathlon for kids 15 and under this Saturday at the Johnson County Family YMCA in Buffalo.