• Training for the ride

    Two of the world’s premier bareback riders call Sheridan County home. Sheridan’s Devan Reilly and Ranchester’s Seth Hardwick have competed in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association for multiple years and have established quite a name [...]

  • Rodeo to responder: Emergency personnel bring rodeo lessons into jobs

    John Wayne was famously quoted saying, “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office deputy Boot Hill feels similarly about his job in law enforcement and felt similarly every [...]

  • History of Rodeo Events

    Origin stories: Trace the history of three rodeo events

    Rodeo competitions feature an array of events. Some have obvious origins: bareback and saddle bronc riding are how cowboys break wild horses. Others have more curious backstories. Check out the origins of three rodeo events. [...]

Special Features


Hans Kleiber Studio Museum

Famous printmaker and poet Hans Kleiber was drawn to the West like many artists in the early 1900s. However, unlike many famous artists and writers [...]

Jentel Artist Residency Program

The Jentel Artist Residency Program offers artists and writers a chance to get away from it all and focus on creating. Jentel is located on a 1,000-acre working cattle ranch 20 miles southeast of Sheridan [...]

Ucross Foundation

For more than 30 years, the Ucross Foundation has been a haven for artists whose work reflects creative thought and whose work has the potential for “significant future accomplishments.” Located on working 20,000-acre cattle ranch, [...]

The Great Outdoors

Hiking the Bighorn Mountains

The opportunities in the Bighorn Mountains for enjoyable day hikes are endless – whether the adventurer chooses to follow established trails or blaze their own. The following is a list of some well-loved hiking trails [...]

Fishing opportunities

Some fine fishing opportunities can be found in a variety of lakes, streams and rivers around Sheridan. Fishermen from novice to expert will find everything from walleye, crappie and perch to rainbow, brown, cutthroat and [...]

Event Calendar

6:00 pm Craft Brothers @ Kendrick Park
Craft Brothers @ Kendrick Park
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The Craft Brothers will perform a concert at Kendrick Park on Wednesday. All are invited to the free concert set for 6-9 p.m.[...]
5:00 pm Third Thursday street festival @ Grinnell Plaza
Third Thursday street festival @ Grinnell Plaza
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The next Third Thursday street festival of the 2018 season will take place next week in downtown Sheridan. From 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Main Street will feature[...]
8:30 am Rosebud tour @ Rosebud Battlefield
Rosebud tour @ Rosebud Battlefield
Aug 18 @ 8:30 am
SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Archaeological Society will sponsor a tour at the Rosebud Battlefield Aug. 18. The tour starts at 8:30 a.m.  Spencer Morris, the state park[...]
9:00 am Birding at The Brinton @ The Brinton Museum
Birding at The Brinton @ The Brinton Museum
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
BIG HORN — The next round of Birding at The Brinton will take place Saturday from 9-11 a.m. The bird walk is always free and[...]

Sheridan Sights