Let’s get WYO’dJuly 10, 2014 Justin Sheely
Scotty NeSmith of Morristown, Tennessee, dismounts for a score of 71 in the bareback riding event during the first night of the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Wednesday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.
Rodeo magazine ‘hot’; restaurant forthcomingJuly 9, 2014 Justin Sheely
Welcome, rodeo fans, summer visitors! We’re glad you’re here. •••••• From the Bragging-On-The-Staff, file……. Good, interesting features and articles to read. Useful, local marketing information attractively presented. Compelling photography. Calendars. The whole magilla. The Sheridan Wyo Rodeo magazine came out last Thursday and it’s hot. We’ve distributed more than 12,000 copies already to Read More
Setting the sky ablazeJuly 3, 2014 Justin Sheely
Dave Avery, left, and Justin Bishop load shells into three-inch mortars during setup for the Fourth of July fireworks show Wednesday afternoon at the Big Horn Equestrian Center. Each mortar shell is fired according to a timed sequence set by the firing control computer. The fireworks display is timed to by choreographed with music that Read More
Fireworks!July 2, 2014 Justin Sheely
Seven-year-old Austin Geertz, left, and Nathan Geertz, 12, light fireworks outside at the Whiz Bang Fireworks store Tuesday night on the north end of Sheridan.
Cowgirls kick off rodeo seasonJune 16, 2014 Justin Sheely
Kade Koltiska competes in break away roping during the Sheridan Cowgirls Association Rodeo on Thursday evening at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. Koltiska will be going to the National Junior High School Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa, later this month.
Fishing dayJune 12, 2014 Justin Sheely
Fourteen-year-old Jarrod Roberts, left, and friend Hayden Burgess, 13, cast at Sam Mavrakis Pond off Eighth Street on Wednesday afternoon. The pond is a popular spot for Sheridan residents, young and old, to fish.
Annie Jr.June 11, 2014 Justin Sheely
Micall Hoopes scrubs the floor of the orphanage during a rehearsal for “Annie Jr.” on Tuesday at the WYO Theater. This will be the third Annie Jr. performance in Tandem production’s 20-year history in Sheridan. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m. June 18-21 at the WYO Theater.
Monster trucks!June 9, 2014 Justin Sheely
Willie Morris, Luke Morris and Sam Wilcock, from left, react as the monster trucks enter the arena during the Mega Promotions Tour Monster Truck Show on Saturday night at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Hospital Pharmacy break-inMay 30, 2014 Justin Sheely
A Sheridan Police Officer points his flashlight to a damaged area on the ceiling, a possible point of entry, after the owners arrive on the scene of a possible break and entry Friday morning at the Hospital Pharmacy on Main Street. The Sheridan Police department responded to a call at 5:25 a.m. Friday by a Read More
500 hard milesMay 28, 2014 Justin Sheely
Nate Watson walks up a line of students as they cheer him forward Tuesday at Sagebrush Elementary School. Watson has cerebral palsy, which causes the muscles in his legs to tighten and inhibits his ability to walk. Watson began walking in the mileage club when he was a kindergartener in Linda Gifford’s classroom. Watson, now Read More
Quiet preparationMay 20, 2014 Justin Sheely
Sidney Harding, left, adjusts her dance shoe before the Studio 48 dance recital Saturday at the WYO Theater.
Leather craft showMay 14, 2014 Justin Sheely
Colorado resident Jesse Smith, left, makes a hole in the layers of leather for tracing reference as student Lisa Eshbaugh of Bozeman, Montana, watches intently in a chaps-making workshop Tuesday during the Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show at the Holiday Inn.
Bark for lifeMay 6, 2014 Justin Sheely
Ten-year-old Danika Palmer, left, and her brother Hayden Palmer, 12, greet Tanner held by Jenna Hillman, right, during the second annual Sheridan Bark for Life event Saturday at Kendrick Park. Activities included a ceremonial walk, pet costume contest and pet trick contests. The fundraising event benefitted the American Cancer Society.
Bird house funApril 24, 2014 Justin Sheely
Keira Campbell expresses her excitement as she hammers a nail with her father Wayne Campbell during the birdhouse building project Wednesday at Sagebrush Elementary School. This is the fifth year Sagebrush has held their bird house building day with kindergarten students and their fathers or other significant male role models. The Home Depot store in Read More
Earth Day cleanupApril 23, 2014 Justin Sheely
Big Horn High School students walk with elementary students during an Earth Day clean up Tuesday in the town of Big Horn. Pictured in back, juniors Christian Mayer, left, and Jack Roberts; in front, first-graders Josie Yaponcich, left, and Rachael Miller. Big Horn students picked up trash in the town and along the highway in Read More
Fierce concentrationApril 1, 2014 Justin Sheely
Delenn Layher paints a birdhouse at Buckingham Lumber’s vendor booth during the “Get out and Shop” event Saturday at Sheridan High School. More than 50 vendors from the region came to sell goods and wares in the gymnasium.
‘Forever Plaid’ opens tonightMarch 20, 2014 Justin Sheely
Vocalists, from left, Philip Garber, Michael Gondal, AJ Longhurst and Ryan Koltiska perform on stage during the rehearsal of “Forever Plaid” on Tuesday night at the WYO Theater. The musical performance by the Civic Theater Guild and the WYO Theater is directed by Matt Davis with musical arrangements by James Raitt. The production will show Read More
Kids work to fight hunger abroadMarch 18, 2014 Justin Sheely
Shayla Christensen, center, sets down a bag of dehydrated food as Mario Montaño, right, directs traffic during the food packing day Saturday at Sheridan High School. SHS and Sheridan Wesleyan Church youth group partnered with Kids Against Hunger and the Nice Foundation to pack 12,000 meals to send to the children in Nicaragua.
Setting the stageMarch 13, 2014 Justin Sheely
Retired Sheridan schoolteacher Natalie Wright watches 4-year-old Alexandra Viren as the Celtic Sage members setup their instruments Wednesday morning at the Sheridan Senior Center. Alexandra is the granddaughter of the band’s longest playing member Leslie Viren.
Water wonders at Science SaturdayMarch 3, 2014 Justin Sheely
Ian Smith, 6, looks at a container of colored water spin around on a stir plate during Science Saturday at the Sheridan College Science Center.
Getting ready for Valentine’s dayFebruary 13, 2014 Justin Sheely
Jennifer Flannery rearranges vases of flowers for delivery Wednesday at Annie Greenthumbs. Valentine’s day is one of the busiest times of the year for the floral shop, which hires part-time help to keep up with the demand.
Snow day funFebruary 11, 2014 Justin Sheely
Ian Taylor, 10, climbs the stairs leading up Linden Hill with his sled in tow Saturday.
Rope kingsFebruary 5, 2014 Justin Sheely
Dan Morales walks on a set of ropes in the hot room in the basement of King Ropes on Tuesday. The hot room maintains a temperature of 130 degrees Fahrenheit to allow the ropes to stretch and flatten. In the summer time, longer ropes are taken to a field outside Sheridan to stretch under the Read More
Another snowy dayFebruary 4, 2014 Justin Sheely
Maintenance man Ron Schaal operates a leaf blower as he scrapes off the sidewalk at the Country Club Estates Tuesday morning. According to the National Weather Service out of Billings, temperatures aren’t expected to rise above zero until Thursday.
Full of hot airFebruary 3, 2014 Justin Sheely
Otto Howard, 6, feels the pressure as the balloon fills with hot air during Science Saturday at the Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium. The children made their own balloons using tissue paper and glue. The group later moved outside to reach greater heights in the cold air.