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 who came, created and left — like Ernest Hemingway — he made the West his permanent home. Kleiber was born in Germany and moved to America at age 13, landing [...]
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 along Lower Piney Creek Road. It features numerous buildings clustered around the main ranch house, which was built in 1945. [...]
SHERIDAN — To headline next spring’s FAB Women’s Conference, The Sheridan Press booked Elizabeth Gilbert, a renowned writer who has inspired millions across the world through works such as “Big Magic,” “Eat, Pray, Love” and “The Signature of All Things.” […]
SHERIDAN — Local dessert lovers are invited to celebrate National Doughnut Day on June 1 during a pop-up party at The Sheridan Press. Bonafide, a popular seasonal food truck, will park in front of the newspaper offices at 144 E. Grinnell Plaza starting at 6:30 a.m. Owners and husband-and-wife duo Brian Miller and Antonia Armenta-Miller [...]
Van Gogh, Poe and Greco get it: being an artist can be lonely, depressing and hard on the pocket book. Vincent Van Gogh, Edgar Allan Poe and El Greco are famed for their creations now, but they lived awkward lives with little recognition and even scorn for being too “out there” when they were working [...]
Sheridan County 4-H participants, family and friends — and a host of people from around the region — always have fun at the annual Sheridan County Fair. Held at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, the fair offers livestock and animal shows for cows, rabbits, dogs, cats and more. Animals are shown by 4-H participants ranging in [...]
The Sheridan County Museum gives visitors the chance to explore the history of the American West through the eyes of the men and women who settled Sheridan County. It features a variety of permanent and featured exhibits that include topics ranging from the mines that contributed to the rise and fall of several small towns [...]
While northern Wyoming may not automatically be associated with fresh produce, a variety of efforts to support local farmers, agricultural producers and other crafters of homemade goods are alive and well in Sheridan and surrounding communities. For instance, one of the local school districts ditched the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s school lunch program in favor [...]
From bucking broncs to the antics of rodeo clowns to cowgirls racing the clock in barrel racing, the Sheridan WYO Rodeo is sure to provide entertainment and excitement for the entire family. Sheridan’s premiere event, held each July at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, is a staple of summer in this Wyoming town. The rodeo is [...]
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