Over 200 riders will converge on the Sheridan County Fairgrounds over the next two days for the Sheridan County High School Rodeo. Participants come from all over the state as well as Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota and Montana.
The first polo games in the West were played in the Big Horn area. Brothers William and Malcolm Moncreiffe – scions of British nobility – arrived in the area in the 1890s. They bought land, ranched, and taught the local cowboys how to play the game.
University of Wyoming Extension Educator Scott Hininger says the field has been narrowed for a new 4-H educator for Sheridan County. Two candidates were interviewed recently, and he hopes one of them will be offered the job in the next week or two.
U.S. Senator for Wyoming, Mike Enzi, filed for reelection Friday with the Wyoming Secretary of State's Office. A news release from Enzi's office states that Enzi announced his plans to run for re-election to the United State Senate in July of 2013.