Courtesy of Wrangler Network contributor Charlie Coon
Most rodeos would be hard pressed to make a go of it without volunteers and that has been the case from the beginning at Cheyenne Frontier Days in 1896. Some 2,500 people give their time without pay helping in all sorts of ways. The first 2017 "workday" last Saturday brought out a large contingent.
Storms raged through parts of Cheyenne a few days before adding to the cleanup tasks on Frontier Park. Some skilled volunteers have been at it for several weekends and there's no doubt a new generation is fortifying the free workforce: