Archive - Jul 21, 2013

Full Buck,Thunder or Hay Moon? - take your pick

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Native Americans kept track of the seasons by giving them names to each recurring full moon. For July three meanings have been handed down. Full Buck Moon because male deer grow new antlers, Full Thunder Moon because thunderstorms are most frequent this time of year and the Full Hay Moon because it's around this time that farmers harvest, bale and stow hay for the winter.

This near full moon photo was taken at 8:20pm Sunday near Big Horn but technically the full moon occurs around 12:17pm MDT on Monday, July 22nd.

Sheridan Media Week in Review

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We begin our look back at some of the top stories of this past week with the announcement that MobileHealthWare of Sheridan received a 1st place award by a panel of health care information technology experts for their innovative mobile software application.

The Snow Leopard's Tale

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Sheridan author Tom McIntyre recently published a book called “The Snow Leopard’s Tale.” Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden reports.