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Shakespeare in the Parks Program Hit by Recession

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Officials with the Shakespeare in the Parks program say it is facing one of the hardest financial years in its 37-year history due to the recession.

Tea Party Draws Crowd To Kendrick Park On Saturday

On April 15th this year organizations around the country held “tea parties” to protest current governmental agendas and fiscal policies. The local event drew a large crowd to downtown Sheridan.

World Champion Crowned But Not In Rodeo Event

It was another record year for the Sheridan WYO Rodeo and many top ranked cowboys competed in this year’s event. There is one unofficial rodeo event that also seems to get more popular each year and 2009 was no exception. In fact, the 2009 Koltiska Butt Darts World Champion was crowned on Saturday night.

Street Dances Popular After-Rodeo Event

Most of last week’s events revolved around the Sheridan WYO Rodeo. One of the most popular of those is the pair of annual street dances in downtown Sheridan. Thousands of people attended the dances on Friday and Saturday nights. With that many people on Main Street, security is always an issue.

CHURCH ANNIVERSARY

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A church described as the first Lutheran church in the Wyoming territory is celebrating its 125th anniversary.
In 1884, the Rev. Frederick Andreason organized 31 people into what has become St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Cheyenne.

FREE CLINIC

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) - A free medical clinic in Powell for
low-income people has been in operation for a year now. The Heart Mountain Volunteer Medical Clinic opened in July 2008 and is run and staffed by doctors, nurses, receptionists, a pharmacist and other support-service representatives who volunteer their time.

EDUCATION SUMMIT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - State education leaders say they're looking for new ways to improve Wyoming's high school graduation rate, which ranks about in the middle compared to other states.
Preventing students from dropping out will be the focus of a summit hosted by the State Board of Education and Wyoming P-16 Education Council Aug. 5-6 in Cheyenne.

Rodeo Celebrations Turn To Nightmare For Beating Victims

Two men were taken to the hospital after an altercation in downtown Sheridan. Sheridan Police and ambulances responded to a fight near the intersection of East 3rd and North Gould Streets at 3:30 Saturday morning. Two men were found lying on the ground and the Sheridan Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division was called to find out what happened.

No Action Yet On Freudenthal's Judge Nominations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Governor Dave Freudenthal says there's been no action yet by the White House on his submission of three names - including his wife's - for an open federal judgeship in Wyoming.

Free Workshop To Be Held On Stone Preservation

A free workshop on stone preservation will be held by the Wyoming State Historic Preservation office on July 30th from 9 am. to 4 pm. at the highland cemetery in Casper. The State Historic Preservation office is sponsoring this workshop as part of their monuments and markers stewardship program.

SheridanWyoming.com

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