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CFD names new committee chairs for 2017 Celebration

CHEYENNE – The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) General Committee has named its new committee members for the 2017 celebration. Following retired Col. Hans Ritschard as Military Chairman is Col. Matthew Dillow. He is currently a Vice Commander for the U.S. Air Force. Dillow has two MS degrees and a BS degree in political science. He

Emily Breeden named 2017 Lady-In-Waiting

Cheyenne Frontier Days™ General Committee Names Emily Breeden 2017 Lady-In-Waiting Photo by Pat Lewis Emily Breeden was named 2017 Lady-In-Waiting after a selection process including submitting a written application, an accomplishment book, a horsemanship skills demonstration, and an interview. Emily the daughter of Kyle and Tip Breeden, is a 2014 graduate of East High School. Emily currently attends Laramie

120th Cheyenne Frontier Days ends with a bang

By Susan Kanode CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When the last bull bucked and the last horse left the arena at Frontier Park on Sunday, July 31, the 120th annual celebration of the Western lifestyle came to a close. The success of Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) is due to the hard working dedication of over 2,500 volunteers

Champions crowned at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht9VYjtZLM0&feature=youtu.be By Susan Kanode After 20 years of competing at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo, Jerome Schneeberger of Ponca City, Okla., won the tie-down roping championship. (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. – When the 2016 Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo started, there were 1,216 contestants entered. On Sunday 10 of them earned the coveted buckle that

Consistent Crawley Leads Saddle Bronc at Cheyenne Frontier Days

By Johna Cravens and Susan Kanode Jacobs Crawley took the overall lead in saddle bronc riding at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo on Saturday with an 86.5-point ride on Stace Smith Pro Rodeo’s Hammer Cocked.  (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — There are few people who like their jobs more than saddle bronc rider Jacobs

Eight seconds adds up for bull rider Garrett Smith at Cheyenne Rodeo

By Susan Kanode CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An eight-second bull ride was critical for Garrett Smith at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo on Friday. Smith, from Rexburg, Idaho, scored 87 points on Rafter G Rodeo’s bull named J Lazy who was anything but lazy in Frontier Park. The bull earned 42 of those points while Smith’s riding

North Carolina well represented at Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

https://youtu.be/HJMswzS6GBY By Susan Kanode Eli Vastbinder’ s 83.5-point ride on Smith, Harper and Morgan Rodeo’s bull named Kill Switch moved him to first place overall. He has a total of 166 points. (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — It was a smiling Eli Vastbinder who got off of his second bull at Frontier Park on

Cervi hoping for another CFD Championship

By Susan Kanode Sherry Cervi took the lead in the overall barrel racing standings here with this 17.42-second run. (photo by Dan Hubbell)   CHEYENNE, Wyo. — There have been some changes over the last 20 years at the “Daddy of ‘em All.” Just ask barrel racer Sherry Cervi from Marana, Ariz. Cervi, who is a

Tuesday sees lead changes at Cheyenne Frontier Days

By Susan Kanode Billy Bugenig from Ferndale, Calif., took the overall lead in steer wrestling at the “Daddy of ‘em All” on Tuesday. He has a total time of 17.2 on two runs. (photo by Dan Hubbell) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Tuesday’s rodeo action at Frontier Park was full of lead changes. Steer wrestlers and team ropers