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Hundreds March for Martin Luther King, Jr. in Cheyenne

The late Liz Byrd, the first African American woman to serve in the Wyoming State legislature, was the driving force to get the state of Wyoming to observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. On her efforts, her son, former State Representative Jim Byrd, told Cowboy State Daily's Bob Geha: "When she saw something that was wrong and she thought she could fix it, she was relentless." Keep Reading | 507 words

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Encampment Hosts 34th Annual Sierra Madre Winter Carnival

A plethora of unusual winter activities awaits those who travel to Encampment this weekend for the town’s annual Sierra Madre Winter Carnival. The carnival on Friday and Saturday, entering its 34th year, features activities ranging from the artistic to the athletic, including a snowman painting contest , “human saucer bowling”, and snow-golf. The event was… Keep Reading | 630 words

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