• 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

2:00 pm Java with a Journo
Java with a Journo
Sep 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sheridan, let’s get coffee. …we mean it. We want to hear from you!  So, every Wednesday, Press reporter Ashleigh Fox will be stationed at a[...]
7:00 pm Feathered dinosaurs Lecture @ Mars Agriculture Center
Feathered dinosaurs Lecture @ Mars Agriculture Center
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm
SHERIDAN — A lecture set for 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Mars Agriculture Center will focus on feathered dinosaurs. Russell Hawley will present the[...]
all-day Edward A. Whitney’s legacy
Edward A. Whitney’s legacy
Sep 20 all-day
SHERIDAN — Edward A. Whitney dedicated his life and legacy to supporting higher education in Sheridan County. Sheridan College will host the second annual Whitney Days[...]
9:00 am Suicide rates presentation @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Suicide rates presentation @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
SHERIDAN — Dr. Carolyn Pepper will present her research on the rates of suicide in the Mountain West area, incorporating the possible reasons for these elevated[...]

Sheridan Sights