Big Horn Basin Folk Festival – Catch it this August 6-7 in Thermopolis!

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“Hear Me Now” — Wyoming Storytellers Take Spotlight

By Ellen Sue Blakely

Images provided by Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation

For a full schedule of presenters during “Hear Me Now” Storytelling Circle, August 6-7, see www.wyomingfolkfestival.com. Other weekend events include the Gift of the Waters Pageant Days, Kiwanis Craft Fair and the Big Horn Basin Folk Festival, with music performances all day, demonstrators, workshops, food vendors, juried art show & sale and kid-friendly activities.

When we were kids and all the cousins gathered for the annual Fourth of July ice cream and watermelon feast, our great aunt Kate kept all of us in line by expounding on a “haint” she called “Rawhide and bloody bones.” For years, we assumed Aunt Kate had made up this scary haunt of a creature.

It turns out that Kate had borrowed and adapted “Rawhide” from an Irish tale — probably one she had heard as a child from her grandparents who had come from the Emerald Isle. Aunt Kate is long gone; but, to this day, her scary rendition still brings chills and laughter to the now-aging cousins.

That’s the power of story. If you have ever sat around a campfire and told (or listened to) ghost stories or tall tales, you know its spell. Those who study stories as an art form say telling stories is the oldest art form; and from it grew poetry — rhyming was a way of remembering a longer story.

Although there has not been an organized effort at preserving Wyoming’s stories in recent years, our people have always been inveterate storytellers. Mountain men told plenty of whoppers when they gathered at the fur-trading rendezvous. Music and storytelling were common in the Native American tipis, cowboy bunkhouses, farmhand shacks and homestead cabins. It still is. Given half a chance, today’s outfitters, hunters and fishermen will regale listeners with tales about the “ones that got away.”

This year, Wyoming is taking a step to share our long-standing storytelling tradition at “Hear Me Now,” the state’s first organized Storytelling Circle. (The concept of a “storytelling circle” harks back to those days of campfires and tipis.) The event is part of the Big Horn Basin Festival, August 6-7, 2016, in Hot Springs State Park, Thermopolis. “Hear Me Now” is sponsored by Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation with a ThinkWyoming grant from the Wyoming Humanities Council. Additional support comes from the National Endowment for the Arts, Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund and Wyoming Arts Council.

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“Hear Me Now” will be moderated by Spencer Bohren, nationally known musician and storyteller. Although Bohren now lives in New Orleans, Wyomingites still claim him as their own since he grew up in Casper, and his family still lives and plays music there. Bohren maintains strong ties with the state, presenting educational programs in the schools and public performances in Wyoming communities throughout the year.

Professional storytellers telling tales throughout the day are Michelle King, Basin; Catherine Ringler, Powell; Marilyn Braaten, Thermopolis, and Jennisen Lucas, Cody. The group recently formed the Big Horn Basin Storytelling Guild to promote the art of storytelling.

Echo Klaproth, Shoshoni, former Wyoming poet laureate, and Dick Hall, Thermopolis, cowboy poet, will bring poetry into the tent. Mike Hurwitz, who will be performing at the Big Horn Basin Folk Festival during the weekend, will drop by with his own brand of Western stories. Karl Milner, who specializes in mountain man skills, will add a story or two from the mountain man era. Annie Hatch, Wyoming Arts Council folk arts specialist, will give a bit of historical perspective on the art of Wyoming storytelling. Miss V, sometimes called “The Gypsy Cowbelle,” will talk about her adventures homesteading in Wyoming.

As a special feature, Spencer Bohren will perform his nationally acclaimed “Down the Dirt Road Blues,” 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Sunday, August 7, in the Storytelling Tent. Bohren uses historic music instruments as he tells how one song moved from its African roots to blues to rock and roll.

“Hear Me Now” is free and of interest to all ages. Visitors can “come sit a spell” and — if you are so inclined — you can even add your own tales — true or otherwise — during the open microphone opportunities.

After all, if you don’t tell your favorite story, who will?

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Ellen Sue Blakey of Thermopolis is a textile artist, rug braider, author, musician and occasional storyteller. You can hear and see her story about rug braiding and Depression-era women on youtube. If you attend the Storytelling Circle, look her up, say the magic words “Uncle Charlie”; she may just tell you the story of Charlie, the sheriff’s hat, a blackberry pie, and how he came to Wyoming.

 

Bent & Rusty Barn Sale South of Laramie

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Out & About around Southeast Wyoming today (July 16)?

Check out Laramie’s The Bent & Rusty Cotton Company‘s Barn Sale! “The Bent & Rusty Barn Sale is open early. 10% OFF your entire purchase. Located at 4733 West End Road. Head South out of Laramie on US HWY 287 for 1.5 miles and follow the colorful flags and Barn Sale signs. Call 307-760-4139 for questions.” They have really fun & unique items & decor!

The Bent & Rusty Cotton Company has regular barn sales like this one – stay tuned to their website & Facebook page for information on the next one!

 

Visit their Downtown Laramie store at 117 E Grand Ave!

Check out their Jennifer Casebeer’s Pop Up Art Gallery, July 21-23!

“Bring your old barn door, gate, rusty corrugated tin, rusty tractor fender and have Jennifer Casebeer paint cowboy boots, cattle, roosters and more on it. Talented acrylic paint artist that brings life to your favorite western art with the relics of the past as her canvas. Mark your calendar!!”

View their Facebook event page

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Visit Bent & Rusty’s Downtown Laramie location at 117 E. Grand Ave!

 

Wyoming Made: Laramie’s Scrap Tree Creates Personalized Works of Art

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Laramie’s Scrap Tree store, a treasure of scrapbooking, card making and other crafty wonders, was featured in our Summer 2015 issue of WLM. At the time, we also pointed out another side to their business – custom glassware, wood (and new cast iron!) items that can be personalized to reflect a wedding or anniversary, as well as lots of great Wyoming bucking horse items! Artist Joe Hageman is a Renaissance man, with multiple hats as a long-time Laramie attorney, co-owner of Scrap Tree with his lovely wife Manni, and his expanding art business. Available to ship and very customizable, check out Scrap Tree and contact them for someone special on your list (or perhaps yourself!)

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Joe took this brand for a couple, and blasted it into their wedding goblets …
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The finished goblets for the couple!

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OTTO WY TEEN TAKES TOP 10 DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN FOR USA

 

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Otto, WY teen finishes in Top 10 at Distinguished Young Women National Competition

After two weeks of community engagement, rehearsals, and competition, Zariah Tolman, Distinguished Young Woman of Wyoming, placed in the top 10 at the national scholarship competition in Mobile, Alabama. The Otto teen advanced to the finals Saturday after shining on stage with a clogging routine, and impressing judges with her well-spoken and poised demeanor. The 51 young women who competed this past weekend were evaluated by a panel of five judges in the following categories, which are the same at every level of competition: Scholastics (25%), Interview (25%), Talent (20%), Fitness (15%), and Self-Expression (15%).

Tolman was named Distinguished Young Woman of Wyoming in October of 2015 in Laramie, winning a total of $2,900 in scholarships at the state level. As a top 10 finalist, she earned an additional $2,500 at the national competition. She plans to use that scholarship money to attend Montana State University where she will major in cell biology and neuroscience, and compete for the university’s track team.

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This is the first time a Wyoming representative has been named a top 10 finalist at the national level in three decades. State Chairman Maryalice Gulino marked this as an exciting time for the Distinguished Young Women program.

“Zariah’s placement at nationals not only is a testament to the incredible young woman Zariah is and a celebration of the successful life she’s led to this point, but it also brings national awareness to the accomplishments of young women in this state as a whole,” said Gulino.

For more information on Distinguished Young Women of Wyoming, please contact Maryalice Gulino at 307-460-1859 or wyoming@distinguishedyw.org.

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About Distinguished Young Women

Founded in 1958 in Mobile, Alabama, Distinguished Young Women is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls. During its 58 years of operation, the program has provided life-changing experiences for more than 740,000 young women. Last year, Distinguished Young Women provided more than $820 million in cash and college scholarship opportunities to program participants at the local, state and national level. Previously known as America’s Junior Miss, the program announced its new name in June 2010.

The mission of Distinguished Young Women is to positively impact the lives of young women by providing a transformative experience that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent. National sponsors include Mobile County, City of Mobile, Wintzell’s Oyster House, The Hearin-Chandler Foundation, Encore Rehabilitation, Alabama Power Foundation, Master Boat Builders, Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation, Regions Financial Corporation, and Alabama Media Group.

For more information about Distinguished Young Women, contact Michelle Touchton, National Headquarters Marketing and Development Director (251-438-3621, Michelle@DistinguishedYW.org) or visit www.DistinguishedYW.org. Find us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube: www.facebook.com/distinguishedyw; www.twitter.com/distinguishedyw; www.youtube.com/user/distinguishedyw

 

July Excitement in Pinedale & Laramie!

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It’s a big time of year across Wyoming – JULY!! Green River Rendezvous in Pinedale, Wyo Rodeo in Sheridan, Laramie Jubilee Days, Cheyenne Frontier Days, county rodeos, OH MY! So much fun! Excited to help promote it all … Check out the images for both the Meet Me on the Green Pageant & Parade (part of Green River Rendezvous in Pinedale), and Laramie Jubilee Days’ schedule of events …

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WHP TROOPER INJURED RESPONDING TO SHOTS FIRED CALL

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Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Joel Eldred was involved in a crash near Glenrock on June 30th. Trooper Eldred is a 12 year veteran with the Patrol and is stationed out of Glenrock.

Trooper Eldred was responding emergent to a “shots fired” call in Douglas with both the emergency lights and sirens activated on his Dodge Charger patrol car. While passing eastbound traffic on US 20/26 at mile post 163.63, a 2002 Jeep SUV traveling east turned left into a commercial business driveway in front of the passing patrol car. The Jeep was driven by 49 year old Jamestown, Louisiana resident Robin Belgard. Trooper Eldred applied emergency braking and steered his patrol car into the north ditch to avoid the Jeep. Despite Trooper Eldred’s efforts to avoid a crash, the two vehicles still collided as the patrol car entered the ditch. After entering the ditch, Trooper Eldred’s patrol car rolled a minimum of four times. The Jeep spun around on the highway and came to rest facing west in the westbound lane of US 20/26.

Investigators are crediting Trooper Eldred’s seat belt use, ballistic vest use, vehicle safety design (including airbags) and the patrol car’s prisoner transport safety cage for minimizing the injuries Trooper Eldred sustained from the crash.

Robin Belgard was treated for her injuries and was released from the hospital on June 30th.

Trooper Eldred had attended WHP sponsored training the day before this crash occurred titled Below 100. The Below 100 program is a nationwide training initiative being given to Troopers and other law enforcement agencies in Wyoming to minimize the amount of officer involved deaths across the United States. Wearing your seat belt, wearing your ballistic vest and preparing for traffic to turn left in front of officers during emergency response are three main points emphasized in the Below 100 program.

No citations have been issued from this crash at the time of this update. Trooper Eldred is expected to be discharged from the hospital today (July 1st) and to make a full recovery from his injuries.

NEWS from the PARKS: John Colter Day to Tell Story of Mtn Man History in JH

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John Colter Day to Tell Story of Mountain Man History in Jackson Hole

MOOSE, WY —The annual John Colter Day will be held Monday, June 27, at Colter Bay Visitor Center in Grand Teton National Park. Colter explored the vast Yellowstone country during the winter of 1807-1808, and was likely the first European to ever travel the region. This marks the ninth year that Grand Teton has offered special presentations to highlight the life of John Colter and the mountain men of the 1800s.

John Colter Day highlights include:

Colter Stone Display — June 24-July 5, 2016
This stone—on loan from the Teton Valley Historical Museum in Driggs, Idaho— is a piece of rhyolite lava carved in the shape of a human head and engraved with the name John Colter, and year 1808. Discovered in Tetonia, Idaho in 1933, the stone, if authentic, represents the only solid proof of the route followed by trapper and explorer John Colter. As a member of the famed Lewis and Clark expedition from 1804 to 1806, Colter was given an early discharge from the Corps of Discovery. He set out on his own from a fur traders’ fort in the southern Montana territory and he traveled south to present-day Cody, Wyoming. On his return, he passed through an area that is now part of Yellowstone National Park. A section of his journey may have brought him through Jackson Hole, over Teton Pass, and along the western slope of the Tetons.

Presentations at Colter Bay Visitor Center — June 27, 2016

11:00 a.m. – The Story of the Colter Stone
Ranger Naturalist Dan Greenblatt will detail the legend and history of this fascinating artifact.

2:30 p.m. – John Colter: Mountain Man Superhero
Dr. Barbara Mueller, professor of anthropology at Casper College, will discuss the life of John Colter, widely considered to be the first mountain man of the American West.

5:30 p.m. –The Story of Sacagewea
Local author, historian and storyteller, Ken Thomasma, will talk about Sacagewea, a Shoshone woman who accompanied the Lewis and Clark expedition across the western United States from 1804-1806.

7:00 p.m. – Mountain Man of Jackson Hole
Ranger Naturalist Andrew Langford will re-create the rugged life of a mountain man, enduring brutal winters and physical dangers in the unmapped West during the 1800s.

9:00 p.m. – Run for Your Life: Then and Now
Dr. Barbara Mueller, professor of anthropology, will discuss historic adventures.

For more information about the Colter Day events, please call the Colter Bay Visitor Center at 307.739.3594.

SHOP WYOMING: Laramie’s Curiosity Shoppe Cool Gifts for Dad (or you!)

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THE CURIOSITY SHOPPE

Laramie, Wyoming

206 S. 2nd St. Historic Downtown Laramie

307.745.4401

www.curiosityshoppewy.com  /   facebook   / email

We really dig shopping at the Curiosity Shoppe, a treasure trove of Laramie gifts. The location is a long-time Laramie staple, a Hallmark store that does so much more and today has evolved into a hip locale to find your favorite people a kickin’ gift. New owners Alec & Jodi Shea bring their passion and community drive to the store, and it shows when you walk in the door. Alec knows his customers, their families, their careers, their hobbies … and if he’s out hitting some awesome Wyoming water way or coaching a Little League game (yup, he’s multi-talented), the lovely Kristen is a wealth of information and help.

The store carries Alex and Ani, as well as a wide variety of Wyoming-made products and Pandora jewelry and home decor. Just a sampling of what they have to offer follows … along with a new giveaway shared June 15 …

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EXPLORE WYOMING: Mountain View Hotel, Centennial

 

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THE MOUNTAIN VIEW HOTEL

CENTENNIAL, WYOMING

307.742.3588  www.themountainviewhotel.com

 

On April 1, Levi & I were treated to a night at the Mountain View Hotel, a historic establishment in Centennial, just about 30 miles west of Laramie on US Highway 130. Due to our crazy lifestyle with our businesses, we weren’t able to make it until later that Friday evening. However, the owners, Kat & Mike, were kind to us and showed us around, regardless of the hour – part of that Wyoming hospitality that they literally offer around the clock.

Fine hospitality at the Mountain View Hotel isn’t a new phenomenon, but it is something Kat & Mike are proud to continue. Opened in time for the June 4, 1907 arrival of the Laramie Plains, Hahn’s Peak Railroad opening, the establishment was dedicated in a “golden spike” ceremony. Painted white with black trim and built at a cost of $8,000 at the time, it boasted 20 guest rooms, a dining room and a “most improved system of plumbing” – never mind that the bathrooms ended up in the stables. Today, you can find the historic register books and china in the nearby Nici Self Museum.

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The hotel has received a lovely face lift by Kat & Mike, and its rooms and suites include a restaurant serving breakfast and lunch, coffee roaster and espresso bar. Kat & Mike showed us the suites that make a great stay for a small group, and work well for snowmobilers, hunters, summer vacationers… We discussed how the hotel also makes a great stay for wedding parties getting married in the Snowies – many groups rent the entire hotel for their wedding party to enjoy historic accommodations prior to the big day.

Our room was the Mountain Sage Room, a comfy space with two queen beds and a beautiful en suite bathroom. I had to grab many pictures of the eye-catching antiqued ceiling. We settled in with snacks and a late night Myth Busters marathon, and ended the night soaking in the peaceful silence that I remembered from nighttimes of living in the Snowies as a kid.

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In the morning, the room had a lovely sunlight glow and still remained peacefully quiet. I prefer to wake up to a good book, especially on the weekends, so I grabbed my Doris Kearns Goodwin The Bully Pulpit (a great read if you like presidential – or just Victorian – history like I do!) and waited for Levi to wake up. Meandering downstairs, the smell of freshly roasted coffee greeted us and Levi, our family java hound, made a beeline for the espresso bar while I thanked Kat for a great & peaceful night’s stay. Families of snowmobilers were enjoying breakfast in the quaint restaurant, and since we had to rush back as we had a full day of parties with our Laramie bounce house business, I eyed their plates greedily and noticed everyone was having a good meal. There were lots of options for Levi when it came to his coffee, and he went for black with a little extra milk to go. The early spring sunshine was bright and there were still hints of snow – winter season adventure may have been winding down, but you wouldn’t have known it to see the cars with skis and snowmobiles go swishing by through Centennial on their way to the Snowies and Snowy Range Ski Area.

If you’re heading to Laramie or Saratoga to partake in the beauty of the Snowies or enjoy Laramie Jubilee Days, you must make a stay at Mountain View Hotel high on your priority list. After all, if you’re right there and adventuring, you’ll want to fall into a comfy bed that’s nearby and enjoy fresh Joe in the morning. Why not do all that with a little history besides? And when you’re there, be sure to take the hop, skip and jump across the highway to the Nici Self Museum and learn the history of the area. Gold star for those who can email us and let us know where the village got its start and its intriguing name …

Til the Next Adventure …

Kati Hime, Editor

editor@wyolifestyle.com

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WHAT’S YOUR WYOMING ADVENTURE? from Tyler Halford

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We’d love to share your Wyoming adventure! Whether it’s a trip, an annual adventure, if you’re from out of state or a Wyoming native, we want to share! Email editor@wyolifestyle.com or message our Facebook page to share your adventure for our blog series!

What’s Your Wyoming Adventure?

from Tyler Halford

Star Valley native now living in Kentucky

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Our annual camping trips consists of five Star Valley High graduates, one from 2000, one from 2001, and three from 2002, all five now married with children. To date, it has just been the 5 of us who attend, no children or wives (sounds mean but it just wouldn’t be the same!). It started in the summer of 2007 but we didn’t have intentions then of making it an annual event. Our first annual was in Star Valley and hardly consisted of “camping,” though we did sit around a fire. In 2008 we again met in Star Valley, though again it was mostly just sitting around a camp fire in town. Even though none of us live in Star Valley anymore, we all five have commuted back each year. I’ve come as far as Kansas for two annuals and Kentucky for four of them! We decided for the 3rd annual we’d make it more of a camping trip — so for the 3rd and 4th annuals we camped in Swift Creek campground just outside Afton. The 5th-9th annuals were all legitimately remote camping, all up Grey’s River, staying mostly at Forest Service guard stations.

Our activities primarily entail hunting ground squirrels, fishing, and hiking to various lakes along the Grey’s Range. We’ve been incredibly fortunate to see a wolf on one occasion and two wolverines on another occasion — most Wyoming natives have lived around but never seen wolverines.

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These camping trips are beyond memorable and cherished. As I mentioned, living in Kansas and Kentucky for a combined six years didn’t stop me from making them happen. They’re the most memorable experiences I’ve had outside of raising a family.

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Snowy Range Ski Area Celebrates Season End April 9 & 10!

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Snowy Range Ski Area Celebrates Season End April 9 & 10!

Snowy Range Ski Area (west of Laramie on Hwy 130, above historic Centennial!) is closing out the season in style! Join us April 9th and 10th and celebrate the past winter!

Saturday April 9th, Events Include:
• Music
• BBQ at the Chute Lift Beach: (Wind and Weather Permitting). All ages.
• Food Specials
• After Party Bar Specials (21+)

Sunday April 10th, Events Include:
• Celebrity Look Alike Contest. Dress like your favorite Celebrity or Movie Character. Prizes for Best Male, Female, Child and Group.
• After Party Bar Specials (21+)
• Photo Booth (9am – 1pm & 3pm – 4pm)
• BBQ at the Chute Lift Beach: (Wind and Weather Permitting). All ages.
• Music: All ages

Wyoming Real Estate: 444 Augusta Drive Riverton, WY; Cornerstone Group Realty, LLC

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Realty Office:  215 S. Broadway Riverton WY  82501

307.856.1818    www.cgrsells.com

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FOR SALE:  444 Augusta Drive, Riverton, Wyoming

Contact Judy Bauman-Broker/Owner

307.856.1818 or 307.851.1756

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Best of Both Worlds… County property w/NO Covenants, surrounded by the beautiful Riverton Golf Course.

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If you desire graceful living among beautiful surroundings, you must see this exceptionally gracious home. You’ll have the best seat in the house for mountain and golf course views on this 1.72 acre county lot w/NO Covenants! This home offers a 3 car attached garage, cathedral ceilings, walk-in closets, exquisite mountain views and marble, slate & parquet finishes throughout. Come experience what over 6,000 sq. ft. of wall to wall spaciousness feels like…

Take a photo tour online at www.cgrsells.com.

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WYO AG: National Ag Day Shout Out to Sims Sheep Company, Evanston

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Lacee & Shaun Sims are good, kind people that are part of the family owned & operated Sims Sheep Company of Evanston & Lyman — Lacee is also a photographer who owns Leather-n-Lace Photography in Evanston. For a National Ag Day shout out (which we just barely missed on March 15!), we wanted to share a few glimpses into their everyday life ….

About the Sims Sheep Company … Within this company, you’ll find the most prolific and hardy range sheep in North America.  Among the breeds found on the ranch are Purebred Targhee and Targhee-Fin Cross Rams. Sims Sheep Company raises Feeder Lambs, Ewe Lambs, and Range Sheep.  The Ranch embodies a conservationist spirit, using sustainable farming and grazing methods.  The land hosts a variety of animal species which provides excellent Elk, Deer, Antelope, and Game Fowl hunting.  The ranch is family owned and operated and boasts a heritage of over 100 years of family ranching.

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GO WYO! UW Nordic Men’s Team Captures 2nd Straight National Championship Title

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GO WYO! UW Nordic Men’s Team Takes National Title

March 14, 2016 — The University of Wyoming men’s Nordic team finished a perfect week, sweeping all four events to capture its second straight title at the 38th annual United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) national championships Saturday in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Despite winning three of the four races, the UW Cowgirls couldn’t quite finish high enough in the final team relay event, placing third, which allowed Clarkson University (Potsdam, N.Y.) to slip into first place. The UW women finished second in the nation for the second consecutive season.

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With its second straight USCSA national championship, the UW men have now won six team titles since 2003, matching their Cowgirl counterparts.

“The men took the lead from the start and never looked back, putting an exclamation point on the national championship,” UW co-head Coach Christi Boggs says. She coaches the team with Rachel Watson.

The Cowboys compiled a team-low 39 points in winning the team title over Rocky Mountain Conference rival Western State College by a whopping margin. The Gunnison, Colo., school had 90 points, while Clarkson University was third with 134.

UW’s men won Saturday’s final team relay event with a low of six points, while Clarkson was second with 15.

The Cowgirls needed to win Saturday’s final team relay in order to maintain their slim national lead, but finished third, allowing Clarkson to take the overall championship by a close five-point margin.

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SHERIDAN: Sagebrush Community Art Center Invitational Print Exhibition

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March 15th-April 12th, Opening Reception March 17

 

The Sagebrush Community Arts Center is pleased to present the “Invitational Print Exhibition,” an exhibition comprised of nine local and out of state printmaking artists curated by Brittney Denham Whisonant. The exhibit will be open from March 15th to April 12th at the Sagebrush Community Art Center, located at 201 E. 5th Street, in Sheridan, Wyoming. There will be an opening reception Thursday, March 17th, 5-7 PM.

The exhibit is comprised of 30 works by Meagan Moore, Saegan Moran, Marty Azevedo, Keith Garubba, Alison Denyar, Jason Clark, Nancy Steele Makasci, Joel Oslind, and Steve Heil that display an array of processes and subject matter demonstrating the versatility in which printmaking as a medium can be utilized. From traditional techniques like intaglio, lithography, and silkscreen to digital printing, watercolor, and collage, the show as a whole serves as an overarching survey of printmaking.

For further information please contact the gallery at 307-674-1970.