50th anniversary: looking back at key moments of the 2000s
It has been called the “Enigma,” “Campus Free Press” and “Crow Creek Gazette,” the latter referring to the dirty creek running occasionally though the southside of town. In 1976, the student newspaper at Laramie County Community College was changed to “Wingspan” by Jeanne Uphoff and it has stuck ever since.
Wrestling champ to rising rodeo star
Laramie County Community College’s Seth Green does not have the normal rodeo athlete background.
Green, who is from Cheyenne, went to East High School and didn’t discover rodeo until his senior year of high school. Green was a football player and successful wrestler for the East T-birds.
Cheyenne’s boots get a re-boot
Cheyenne is pretty well known for having boots with different types of art styles.
Christy McCarthy, executive director of the Cheyenne Depot Museum, and Jill Pope, director of operations for the tourism office Visit Cheyenne, both said this program is important.
You can take the girl out of Wyoming but not Wyoming out of the girl
If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me why I live where I live or labeled me as simple, I would be rich enough to explain and prove them otherwise in a number of ways; but, reserving space on a newspaper page will suffice to enlighten curious minds on why my heart belongs to Wyoming.
I grew up in Osage, Wyoming, a town established in the early 1900s when it was discovered to be an oil field gold-mine. Nowadays Osage, population 208, could be mistaken for a ghost town that rarely pops up on Google maps.