• 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

all-day Edward A. Whitney’s legacy
Edward A. Whitney’s legacy
Sep 23 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[...]
3:00 pm USAF Falconaires @ Whitney Center for the Arts
USAF Falconaires @ Whitney Center for the Arts
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The U.S. Air Force Academy Band — the Falconaires — will perform at the Whitney Center for the Arts at 3 p.m. Sunday.[...]
11:30 am SHRM meeting @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital downtown location
SHRM meeting @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital downtown location
Sep 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The next meeting of the Society for Human Resource Management will take place Sept. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The presentation hosted[...]
6:00 pm National Theatre Live: Follies @ The WYO
National Theatre Live: Follies @ The WYO
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The WYO Performing Arts and Education Center will offer the first show in the National Theatre Live series Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. NTL[...]

Sheridan Sights