It was the 7th Annual Sheridan College Big West Arts Festival held at Sheridan College this past weekend. Thirty-three artists, both local and nationwide, in a variety of mediums, had their works on display.
This year has been hot...very hot...sparking drought conditions in many corn producing parts of the country. Close to 40% of the nation's corn crop is used to make ethanol which the government requires to be blended with gas as part of its Renewable Fuel Standard Mandate.
It's a tradition in Sheridan County to wrap up fair week with a pig wrestling contest. Fill a pool with water and bentonite and throw in a pig with pig catchers and besides the mess, you have something to behold.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from environmental groups that sought to block federal coal leases in Wyoming's Powder River Basin on the grounds that burning the coal would contribute to global warming.