It was 1945 and the country was cock-a-hoop over its World War II victory when Jayhawker Roy Weatherby launched Weatherby’s Sporting Goods inside a 25’ x 70’ storefront in Paso Robles, California. What the spac... Read More
Recently, I interviewed two filmmakers from New York City and San Francisco, respectively, who were in Wyoming working on a documentary about ranching communities. They flew into Cheyenne, and once on the tarma... Read More
Wyla Loomis can’t remember exactly when she and long-time friend and neighbor Vic Garber first met. The two 99-year-olds have known each other for a long time.
“He’s just always been there,” Wyla said with a ... Read More
Frontier Women Make Their Own History
The history of the West is peppered with stories and lore of brave men and soldiers who were dispatched to forts and outposts at the wild edges of Wyoming’s rugged terrain... Read More
Luke Knudson isn’t like most 15-year-olds.
For starters, he writes in cursive, just like his great-grandmother. And like his great-grandmother, he also attended a one-room schoolhouse on the outskirts of rura... Read More
The unincorporated town of Big Horn, situated next to Little Goose Creek in the eastern foothills of the Bighorn Mountains, holds a special place in Sheridan County history. Before there was a Sheridan County,... Read More
When you think of Christmas, what images flash through your mind? A Norman Rockwell Santa? A giant evergreen tree? A mob of hungry citizens electing a “Lord of Misrule”?
It turns out that Christmas didn’t ... Read More
The Historic Occidental Hotel in Buffalo has been serving guests for well over 100 years. Its ledger is filled with the likes of Butch Cassidy, Buffalo Bill Cody, and other colorful characters of the Wild West... Read More