Although local Wyomingites are not surprised by this fact, out-of-staters are always stunned by the velocity of our wind. It is scary powerful.And it is probable that our wind is cursed more often than it is viewed as a blessing.
Charles Pelkey, a state legislator and attorney in Laramie, put a story on Facebook about the pitfalls of being a grown-up adult in today’s society:
Surprisingly, we saw some “local” tourists from Wyoming, Montana and Idaho in Yellowstone this past week while making two trips through the world’s first national park.
My 45 years in Wyoming has been mainly spent as a journalist. Most folks who know me see me as a newspaper owner, writer, columnist, author or reporter.
Over the years, a person in my line of work has heard hundreds of stories from politicians. A great many of them are funny and memorable.
Recently in Laramie, several such stories were told from the same podium and I would like to share them with you.
Mummies are common in the ancient world but were there ever mummies in Wyoming?
In at least three cases the answer to that question is yes.
It is highly possible that there is a small spot in Wyoming which once was bordered by four different territories, parts of which together became the future home of our great state.
When I was in high school, it was easy to impress me. It did not take much for a teacher, parent, sibling, friend or newsmaker to convince me about certain facts in the world.