Archive - Jul 14, 2013

New Sheridan WYO Royalty at Work

Less than 24-hours after their coronation the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty for 2014, Jr. Princess Jenna Frederickson, Princess Emma Jost and Sr. Princess Jackie Lewis, were busy at the Big Horn Equestrian Center where their first duties involved handing out awards following the WYO Rodeo Cup that pitted the Hammer Chevrolet Team against the Century 21 team.

Less than 24-hours after their coronation the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty for 2014, Jr. Princess Jenna Frederickson, Princess Emma Jost and Sr. Princess Jackie Lewis, were busy at the Big Horn Equestrian Center where their first duties involved handing out awards following the WYO Rodeo Cup that pitted the Hammer Chevrolet Team against the Century 21 team.
Jr. Princess Jenna Frederickson, Sheridan WYO Rodeo Board President Zane Garstad, Princess Emma Jost, MVP of the winning Hammer Chevrolet Polo Team in the WYO Rodeo Cup Lucas Arellano, Outgoing Senior Princess Bailey McLean and Incoming Senior Princess Jackie Lewis
Coronation of Jr. Princess 2014 Jenna Frederickson
Coronation of Princess 2014 Emma Jost
Coronation of Senior Princess 2014 Jackie Lewis
In her other life Senior Princess Jackie Lewis proudly wears the uniform of a Private in the Wyoming Army National Guard - on the final evening of the Sheridan WYO Rodeo she carried the Century 21 Flag while wearing that uniform
Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty ready and eager to work at their first event since their coronation on the final day of the 83rd Sheridan WYO Rodeo

Semi-Trailer Fire Off of I-90

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Just before 7 o'clock Sunday evening, a semi-trailer caught fire on the Interstate 90 exit 20 off ramp near the stop light on north Main by Kmart. Sheridan Fire-Rescue along with Rocky Mountain Ambulance, Sheridan Police Department and the Wyoming Highway Patrol responded to the incident.

Big Horn Mt. Festival 2013

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Images from this weekend's Big Horn Mountain Music Festival in Buffalo.All photos by Aaron Palmer.

Last Chance to see the West Coast Clydesdale Hitch

If you missed the awesome Clydesdale Hitch show at the recently concluded Sheridan WYO Rodeo you have one last chance to see them before they leave the Sheridan area and head to Red Lodge Montana. They will be making a daylight appearance in conjunction with the Big Horn Polo Club Games at the Big Horn Equestrian Center where the action starts at 1:00 pm Sunday.

If you missed the awesome Clydesdale Hitch show at the recently concluded Sheridan WYO Rodeo you have one last chance to see them before they leave the Sheridan area and head to Red Lodge Montana.
The Wagon Masters and Dalmatian
The beauty of a Clydesdale up close
Now that is a lot of horsepower headed at you

Another Successful Kiwanis Duck Race

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It was another successful Kiwanis Duck Race Friday after the rodeo parade and Sheridan Media's Judy Hagerott went creek side to bring us this story.

BLM to sell coal next to Cordero Rojo mine

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is preparing to auction off $149 million tons of federal coal next to a surface mine in Campbell County. The coal underlies a 1,300-acre area known as the Maysdorf II North Coal Tract.

The Story Behind the Yakama Nation's Swan Dance

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The Story Behind the Yakama Nation's Swan Dance (Photos by Chris Foy)

Members of the Yakama Nation made the journey to Sheridan from Washington state to participate in the WYO Rodeo Parade and the First People's Pow Wow. One of the dances performed by the young dancers was the Yakama's swan dance.

Week in Review

Week in Review (Photo by Ron Richter)

Here's a look at the past week's top news stories from Sheridan Media News:

It takes horses to rodeo - lots of horses (updated)

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Would you believe that over 700 horses took part in this years Sheridan WYO Rodeo? These are but a few that were paraded behind the 7th Cavalry Drum and Bugle Corps during the start of the sold out final rodeo performance Saturday evening.

Would you believe that over 700 horses took part in this years Sheridan WYO Rodeo? These are but a few that were paraded behind the 7th Cavalry Drum and Bugle Corps during the start of the sold out final rodeo performance Saturday evening.
And then when the rodeo action got underway it was Sheridan's Devan Reilly on Parlor Game out of the chute first in the Bareback Riding for a score of 74.
After the ride Devan shows how he dismounted Parlor Ride with the help of a pickup man.
In Steer Wrestling Saturday night it was Sterling Lambert of Fallon, NV with the best time: 4.52 seconds
And who will ever forget the dance competition between Crash Cooper and Sheridan's very own J.T. Craft?
J.T. Craft wowed the sold out audience
In Steer Roping, Jay Pixley, formerly of Sheridan and who now lives in Sundance had the best time of the night with a time of 11.9-seconds
Saddle Bronc Riding - Taos Muncy of Corona, NM rode Sacred Mountain for a score of 82 to tie Isaac Diaz
Saddle Bronc Riding - Isaac Diaz of Desdemona, TX rode Crow Nation for a score of 82 to tie Taos Muncy on the night
Miles Kobold, formerly from Big Horn who now resides in Billings, gets ready to do the heading duties in Team Roping where he and his partner Doug Cox of Gillette turned in a respectible time of 11.4
Doug Cox of Gillette gets ready for the healing duties after his heading partner Miles Kobold captured the head for a team time of 11.4
The best time of the night in Tie Down Roping went to Seth Hopper of Stanfield OR with a time of 8.9
Truman Floate from CHAPS (Children Horses & Adults In Partnership) waves to the crowd before drawing the winning ticket for a Sheridan WYO Rodeo jacket. Truman is assisted by Kelly, his trainer as he sits on his horse Curtis.
Shyann Haddock-Seng of Bosque Farms NM rounds barrel number two en route to her time of 18.66
And on the last ride of the 83rd Sheridan WYO Rodeo this cowboy, who was not listed on the program, ended up in this precarious location
And this location
But he managed to walk off to ride another day - perhaps at the 84th Sheridan WYO Rodeo - see you next year