Wyoming has some shoddy history when it comes to intercultural relations with Native Americans. Joseph LaForge, whose Crow name is Red Bear, remembers being kicked out of a resteraunt as a young boy because of his heritage. He grew up hearing stories from his grandparents about the subjugation of his family and even the massacre of their horses. While it's a sore spot for both settlers and natives here, Joseph is doing his part to leave the past in the past and bridge the gap between the two cultures.
The Wyoming Game And Fish Commission has been meeting in Lander this week to discuss a number of issues including the proposed lease of water at Lake DeSmet. They chose to stick to the original lease conditions and not negotiate at all with Johnson County.
U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis joined other members of the House Tuesday to voice their support for the repeal of Obamacare. Lummis went over the top ten reasons why the health care law is bad for women.
One of the Sheridan Trolleys is going to deviate from its usual downtown route to provide logistical support for the rodeo, starting today. Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce executive director, Dixie Johnson.
The Sagebrush Community Art Center, in the historic train depot, is hosting an American Indian art show and sale Thursday from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit will be up until the end of the month, but this week provides a unique opportunity to meet the artists.