Author Archives: Justin Sheely

Preparing for the pig show

Preparing for the pig show

Ten-year-old Lily Krumm wipes off her pig in preparation for the pig show during the Sheridan County Fair Wednesday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. This is Krumm’s first year showing her animals at the fair. The swine show is Thursday night at 5:30 at the fairgrounds. Continue Reading

Outstanding Teen talent

Outstanding Teen talent

Miss Wyoming’s Outstanding Teen 2015 Olivia Boley performs her talent during the Miss Wyoming’s Outstanding Teen send off party Tuesday at the Powder Horn Club House. The event was to raise funds to help support Boley’s preparation expenses as she goes to Orlando, Florida, for the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen pageant July 21. Fundraising efforts… Continue Reading

Exploring a piece of paradise in the Bighorns

Exploring a piece of paradise in the Bighorns

Eight-year-old Thane Orchard walks to the other side of the pond during the Joey’s Foundation four-day summer mentoring camp Thursday morning at Bear Lodge in the Bighorn Mountains. The nonprofit has been using fly fishing, fly rod building and fly tying as a catalyst for mentoring youth in the area for the last eight years. Continue Reading

Staying cool at Kendrick pool

Staying cool at Kendrick pool

Eleven-year-old Mathew Ketner blasts out of the waterslide on Tuesday at Kendrick Pool. The pools opened this week and are open from 1-8 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 1-7 p.m. on the weekends. The pool will be open until the last day on Aug. 29. Continue Reading

Need for speed

Need for speed

A driver zooms past fans on the track Friday night at Sheridan Speedway. The race track reopened for the first time in 10 years after a change in ownership and major renovations. Continue Reading

Winding up

Winding up

Athletics’ Timmy LeRoy pitches the ball during the Webb Wright mini league baseball game against the Rockies Wednesday afternoon at Oatts Fields on E. 6th Street. The Webb Wright program has been active in Sheridan for more than 50 years. Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press. Continue Reading

Prepping the pitch for the Snickers Cup

Prepping the pitch for the Snickers Cup

Normative Services, Inc. student Hunter Housley, left, tightens the string as Joe Tenny stands by with the striper to mark a soccer field Thursday morning for the Snickers Cup at the Big Horn Equestrian Center. Volunteers from the Sheridan County Soccer Association and NSI marked out 23 soccer fields. An estimated 128 teams with more… Continue Reading

Working to keep kids healthy

Working to keep kids healthy

Two-year-old Evangeline Karns eats a strawberry at a food art exercise during the Healthy and Safe Kids event Saturday at the YMCA. The Wellness Council of Sheridan County partnered with the YMCA to provide a fun event to promote healthy habits and activity. Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press Continue Reading

Pruning for good

Pruning for good

Chris Hilgert, master gardener and horticulture specialist with the University of Wyoming Extension, points to a branch on a young apple tree during the fruit tree pruning demonstration Tuesday afternoon at the Sheridan Research and Extension Center on Wyarno Road. Hilgert demonstrated tree pruning techniques and answered questions during a workshop open to the Sheridan… Continue Reading

‘You be the Judge’

‘You be the Judge’

Community members and students bearing the robes of Wyoming Supreme Court justices enter the room to hear an appeals case during the “You be the Judge” program Tuesday evening at Sheridan College. From left, Chancey Crevier, Jerry Budenske, Brittany Liptak and Denise Stone. The justices from the Wyoming Supreme Court are holding a series of… Continue Reading

Farrier skills

Farrier skills

Farrier student Kolter Hughes of Ten Sleep cleans a hoof on a draft horse at the farrier shop Tuesday morning. The students cleaned and trimmed the work horse’s hooves to prevent cracking and damage. The farrier science program teaches students blacksmithing and horse shoeing skills. Continue Reading

Learning to ride

Learning to ride

Hunter Carlson rides bareback during the bareback/saddle bronc riding school Saturday at the Sheridan College AgriPark north of Sheridan. The school was offered to individuals with high school rodeo cards wanting to learn. Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press Continue Reading

Bending over backward

Bending over backward

Eight-year-old Peyton Benedict does a bridge during the Sheridan Recreation District’s spring youth tumbling program Thursday at the Sagebrush Elementary School gym. Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press Continue Reading

Luck of the Irish at Jaycees fun run

Luck of the Irish at Jaycees fun run

Caila Booth ties her shoes prior to the Sheridan Jaycees’ Run ‘Til You’re Green fun run Saturday morning at Kendrick Park. The annual event is a fundraiser for Jaycees projects that work to better the Sheridan community and a kickoff to the summer race season. Continue Reading

Kendrick Park boardwalk removed

Kendrick Park boardwalk removed

Lisa Fenner walks her dogs down what used to be the Kendrick Park boardwalk Tuesday morning. City parks manager Chuck Carbert said the city’s Parks division removed the decaying boardwalk in late February because of liability concerns and maintenance expense. The exact age of the boardwalk is unknown, but references note the boardwalk in archived… Continue Reading

Fort Mac plays tonight, Friday

Fort Mac plays tonight, Friday

Cade Neeson, left, shrinks as Kameron Sutherland barks at him during Fort Mackenzie High School’s “Hard Candy” play rehearsal Wednesday at Fort Mackenzie High School. The alternative school’s stage performance shows Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. at Fort Mackenzie High School. Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press Continue Reading

Magical world of ‘Mary Poppins’

Magical world of ‘Mary Poppins’

Sarah Campbell as Mary Poppins, left, sings with Brynn Bateman, as Jane Banks, and Michael Banks, played by Landon Alsup, during the “Mary Poppins” dress rehearsal Monday evening in the Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School. The musical production shows Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Justin Sheely |… Continue Reading

It’s still winter

It’s still winter

Mint Bar owner Monte Buckmaster plows the street along the sidewalk by his business Tuesday morning on Main Street. Sheridan received a fresh batch of snow that began Monday night. Temperatures are not forecasted to reach above freezing until Thursday. Justin Sheely | The Sheridan Press Continue Reading

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