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The History of Prohibition in Wyoming

This week marks the 97th anniversary of the Volstead Act, which officially enacted prohibition on January 16, 1920.

While most Wyoming politicians favored the recently passed 18th Amendment, at least publicly, the new law was rarely enforced in most parts of the state...

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Wyoming’s First Tax Controversy: The Proposed Bachelor Tax of 1890

In January of 1890, the final session of the Wyoming Terrritorial Legislature debated a controversial idea to impose a tax on single men...

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A Poem About ‘Wyoming Wind’

In 1912, Sioux writer White Eagle published the poem "The Wyoming Wind".

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Flashback Friday: Remembering The Mayflower Cafe in Cheyenne

This week, I had dinner at the new Bejo Asian Restaurant on 112 West 17th Street in downtown Cheyenne.

In between bites of walnut shrimp, I couldn't help what wonder what that building must have been like during its heyday as the legendary Mayflower Cafe...

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
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Seven Mind-Blowing Statistics About Semi-Trailer Trucks on Interstate 80 in Wyoming

1. On average, there is an accident involving semi-trailer trucks on I-80 in Wyoming every other day.

2. There are over six times as many accidents involving semi-trailer trucks on I-80 than I-25...

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Serge Berton, BIPs, Getty Images
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Wyoming’s Wildest Urban Legend Confirmed: ‘Lefty’, The One-Armed Exotic Dancer

Last year, we published a story referencing one of Wyoming's wildest urban legends.

According to local lore, several years ago, an exotic dancer with one arm plied her trade at Al's Green Door in Cheyenne...

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Jon Green, Townsquare Media
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Happy 150th Anniversary, Laramie County

150 years ago, on January 9, 1867, the Dakota Territorial Legislature officially established Laramie County.

Named after French-Canadian explorer Jacques La Ramee, who helped establish the local fur trading industry in the 1820s, Laramie County originally covered most of southern Wyoming...

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The Warren-Nagel Mansion was the first home in Wyoming with electricity. Wyoming State Archives.
The Warren-Nagel Mansion was the first home in Wyoming with electricity. Wyoming State Archives.
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134 Years Ago Today: Wyoming’s First Electric Lights

Today marks an interesting anniversary in Wyoming history. 134 years ago, on January 5, 1883, Cheyenne became the first town in the west to install electric lights...

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The Worst Winter Storms To Ever Hit Wyoming

It’s already been a cold, snowy winter here in the Cowboy State and we’re just getting started.

As Wyoming residents bundle up and brace for frigid temperatures this week, here’s a look back at five of the worst winter storms in the state’s history...

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Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming State Archives.
Photo Courtesy of the Wyoming State Archives.
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The History of the Hotel Wolf in Saratoga, Wyoming

123 years ago this week, one of Wyoming's most beloved landmarks opened for business.

On New Year's Eve, 1893, Frederick G. Wolf hosted a masquarade ball, welcoming the public inside his grand, victorian style Hotel Wolf in Saratoga...

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