I am a Wyoming girl through-and-through! My mom was a rodeo queen and country singer from Douglas, and my dad is a coal miner in Campbell County. I grew up in Wright, Wyoming with a love for Speech and Debate and Theater. I'm also a former print journalist, and I jumped into radio feet-first. I like to spend my free time taking hikes in the Snowy Range Mountains with my dog, Seger, and roller skating through life by playing roller derby and hitting the skate park.
Most Americans Think Arabic Numbers Shouldn’t Be Taught In School
56% of people responding said they did not think that Arabic numbers should be taught in schools, in contrast to 29% who said yes, and 15% who said "no opinion."
Wyoming Mothers Facing High Rates of Depression
The CDC lists the average for U.S. Women to experience depression as one in ten, or 10%. Wyoming rates are nearly double that of the national average.
Meat Processing Plant Approved For Outskirts of Laramie
The new processing plant will be able to process approximately 50 cows a week, making it the largest of its kind in the Cowboy State.
149 Years Ago, Esther Hobart Morris Takes On Justice Role
A telegraph that proclaimed the historic event said: "Wyoming, the youngest and one of the richest Territories in the United States, gave equal rights to women in actions as well as words."
UPDATE: Meet the Fort Collins Man Who Battled a Mountain Lion
Colorado Parks and Wildlife identified the runner as Travis Kauffman of Fort Collins. He survived the mountain lion attack with more than 20 facial stitches.
The Fastest-Growing Job in Wyoming Might Surprise You
Or... it might not. Did you know Oregon's is "Animal Trainer?"
102 Years Ago Today: Wyoming State Flag Design is Chosen
On January 31, 1917, Wyoming Governor Robert D. Carey signed the state flag bill into law, and the flag was adopted.
What Happened To Amy Wroe Bechtel?
Amy disappeared on July 24th, 1997. What happened to her?
How Much Snow Does It Take To Close Schools Across The Country?
In states like Texas or Florida, however, it seems like the whole state goes into a panic with one inch of snow on the ground, right?
The Chilling Story of Andrew Pixley and the Wort Hotel
The story of how Andrew Pixley ended up sentenced to the gas chamber in 1965 is a chilling true crime story in Wyoming history.