Badgers can be mean, and most folks in Wyoming know to be cautious of them. But one resident could tell a swimming badger in the middle of a reservoir was in need of assistance. Not all heroes wear capes. Some arrive with oars.
Future Wyoming's first civilian school was founded in Cheyenne’s first year - 1867. The building was actually a tent. A lot was acquired on 19th Street for a 24 x 40 foot frame. A boom town would quickly make that an 'overcrowded classroom.'