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TV Show Scheduled About Grisly Murder of Mother and Her Two Boys, 37 Years Ago

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Investigation Discovery, a network featuring the solving of horrible crimes, was in Wyoming this past week filming the story about how Virginia Uden and her two sons were murdered in Fremont County 37 years ago.

Can’t Get Away From Wyoming Even When 2,000 Miles Away

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So there we were, enjoying Easter week in Dallas with our daughter and family. Although we were a long way from Wyoming, headlines in the Dallas newspaper were asking questions about why Gov. Greg Abbott had hidden a horrible accident from constituents for almost a year.

Notorious Miss Wyoming-World Set Bar Very High for Crazy Antics

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There have been many weird stories and odd people during the 127 years of Wyoming’s history.

For example, there was the guy who parachuted onto the top of Devil’s Tower in 1941.

Favorite Political Stories About the State’s Leaders

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For a long time, the Riverton radio station KVOW was located in a small house along the Big Wind River.

Unbeknownst to statewide politicians back in 1984, the radio station moved and the building was turned into a private residence.

Tell Me Again, How Do People Stay Together and Be Married So Long?

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My recent column about couples celebrating long marriages sure generated a lot of comments. I thought these were wonderful. Here goes:

Would You Believe That the Biggest Ship in the World Once Was the Wyoming?

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In this world, there are big ships. And there are really, really big ships.

To put the name Wyoming in the same sentence as “the biggest wooden ship ever built” just would not make sense to most residents of this state.

But it is true.

Springtime Around These Parts Can be Balmy and Blizzardy

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Ah, spring.

In much of the United States, spring is a time of tilling the soil, putting out flower plants and long walks in short sleeve shirts.

Wyoming Said Good-bye to Some Significant Folks Recently

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Recently, we have found ourselves saying good-bye to people who were influential to us and other folks around Wyoming.

Relationships – How on Earth Do You Stay Married for 50 years?

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Over the years, I have become convinced there is something about Wyoming that makes being married for 50 years easier here than in other places.

Passing Out Counterfeit $100 Bills on the Las Vegas Strip is a Bad Idea

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A few weeks ago, we were spending some warm weather time in Las Vegas. It felt good to enjoy some 75-degree weather after enduring January’s temperatures of -29 and winter conditions like 17 inches of fresh snow in Lander.

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