Cowgirls compete at fairgroundsJune 26, 2015 Justin Sheely
Tiare Ilgen competes in breakaway roping during the Sheridan Cowgirls Rodeo Thursday evening at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.
Exploring a piece of paradise in the BighornsJune 12, 2015 Justin Sheely
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.
Staying cool at Kendrick poolJune 3, 2015 Justin Sheely
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.
Need for speedMay 28, 2015 Justin Sheely
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.
Winding upMay 21, 2015 Justin Sheely
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.
Prepping the pitch for the Snickers CupMay 8, 2015 Justin Sheely
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 Read More
Working to keep kids healthyApril 27, 2015 Justin Sheely
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
Pruning for goodApril 22, 2015 Justin Sheely
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 Read More
‘You be the Judge’Justin Sheely
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 Read More
Catching a grounderApril 15, 2015 Justin Sheely
Nolan McCafferty catches a ground ball during the Troopers’ practice Tuesday evening at Thorne-Rider Stadium. Justin Sheely/The Sheridan Press.
Farrier skillsApril 9, 2015 Justin Sheely
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.
Spring stretches for tennis teamApril 7, 2015 Justin Sheely
Sheridan’s Turner Martini stretches for a forehand Monday at the tennis courts at Sheridan High School.
Learning to rideApril 6, 2015 Justin Sheely
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
Spring has sprungApril 1, 2015 Justin Sheely
A student walks past a bed of daffodils in bloom Tuesday afternoon outside the Sheridan College Whitney building.
Bending over backwardMarch 20, 2015 Justin Sheely
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
Luck of the Irish at Jaycees fun runMarch 16, 2015 Justin Sheely
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.
A nice opening weekend for local golf coursesJustin Sheely
Isaac Dobrenz drives the ball during opening day Saturday at Kendrick Golf Course. Temperatures that soared into the 70s over the weekend drew local golfers onto the greens at Kenrick Golf Course and The Powder Horn Golf Course.
Kendrick Park boardwalk removedMarch 13, 2015 Justin Sheely
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 Read More
Fort Mac plays tonight, FridayMarch 12, 2015 Justin Sheely
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
Magical world of ‘Mary Poppins’March 10, 2015 Justin Sheely
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 | Read More
Adventure around every cornerMarch 4, 2015 Justin Sheely
Sunlight highlights a canyon wall after a fresh batch of snowfall Tuesday afternoon at Tongue River Canyon near Dayton.
It’s still winterMarch 3, 2015 Justin Sheely
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
Catching a lift back to classFebruary 4, 2015 Justin Sheely
Creating functional artJanuary 28, 2015 Justin Sheely
Lloyd Marsden holds a wood bowl after finishing it on the lathe. The bowl will have to dry for several days before Marsden sands and oils it. The bowl will be auctioned at a fundraiser for the Sagebrush Community Art Center in Sheridan. Marsden has been turning wood since his youth — his father was Read More