The Wyoming State Legislature began like other Western states, first as a territorial legislature, with nearly all of the parliamentary regulations that guide other fully-fledged state legislatures.
Hot Springs State Park, located in Thermopolis, was created in 1897 from former Indian reservation lands.
Just twelve years after Wyoming attained statehood, JCPenney was founded in 1902 by James Cash Penney.
Most baking soda comes from Wyoming, which contains the world’s largest trona deposit.
When published in his work, Meditationes Sacrae (1597), the saying: “knowledge itself is power”, he most likely wanted to transmit the idea that having and sharing knowledge is the cornerstone of reputation and influence, and therefore power; all achievements emanate from this.
It’s well-known that Cheyenne is a pretty haunted place, and it’s where ghost hunters and thrill-seekers alike head for paranormal action in The Cowboy State.
he eighty year history of Wyoming’s first state penitentiary, now known as the Wyoming Frontier Prison, is as colorful and elaborate as the plot of a classic western movie.
We’re about two months away from 44th anniversary of the release of a film that for many people across the globe put Wyoming ‘on the map,’ and on their radar: Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
This week’s Way-Back Wednesday looks at the history from 100 years ago this week.
This is the way-back look into the history of a world-famous athlete, America’s first Triple Crown Winner, who now rests in Wyoming. In all of racing history, only thirteen horses have achieved the Triple Crown.
Legislation aimed at immigrants may have contributed to the murder of the first Wyoming game warden killed in the line of duty.
This week’s Way-Back Wednesday column looks at Wyoming history from 100 years ago on Sept. 16, 1921.
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The 2nd Annual Apple City Festival will include an apple pie contest with cash prizes for the top three pies. There is also a kid’s pie competition with those winners also awarded prizes and ribbons.