Archive - Jul 2011 - News

July 17th

Ride for Him

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They earned it, these young riders with Ride for Him Ministries. Training with their horses for over two months, the nine horse crazy kids had the privilege of riding in the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Parade on Friday.

Indian Market Over the Weekend

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It might have been a small beginning, but the turn-out was great Friday and Saturday for the Indian Market held in the parking lot of the historic Train Depot on Fifth Street.

July 16th

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 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

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

July 15th

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.