John Mowat remembers the day 71 years ago when he and three others became the first to climb the Grand Teton’s Second Tower, a pyramid on the mountain’s skyline that partially crumbled last fall.
For over 50 years, Dave Harness called his mother.
Adding new perspectives: Fort Phil Kearny, Medicine Wheel sites to host new American Indian interpreters
For decades, staff at the Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site have provided visitors with context on the Bozeman Trail, life on the frontier in the 1860s and the day-to-day operation of a fort in such an isolated location.
For over 50 years, Jack Pehringer has taken his pickup truck deep into the Bighorn Mountains, where he has collected firewood to help heat his home.
Penny Haynes’ first pickup of the morning is at 8:30 a.m. In the swirling snow and faint morning light, she guides the van down a back alleyway, bumping along the ruts in the ice. Halfway down the alley, inside a red garage with the door open, Mary Filcaske is waiting for her.
With hundreds of people in the crowd Teila Peters competed in what was likely the most important match of her wrestling career so far. A lifetime of training and over four years of competing had led to a single mat in Casper, as she wrestled to become a part of the inaugural class of girls s…
BUFFALO — Inspiration can strike at any time.
On Louise Anderson’s 87th birthday, her husband made bacon and eggs.
LANDER — It was in the back room of Pizza Hut when she first met his eye and held his gaze. She didn’t have a name back then, but while her brothers and sisters were tumbling, as puppies do, out of a basket and all around the PAWS’ adoption event, Aggie stood aside and watched the humans in…
Sarah Sexton likened the process of getting a guide dog to applying for graduate school.
Driving by, all you can see are silhouettes skimming across the ice. They weave between each other, in and out, hunting for the puck. In the snow-dampened evening, the only sound is the whisper of the skates across the ice, the occasional clatter of sticks — until a shot rings out, the puck …
Scaling the rock above the Mediterranean Sea in Mallorca, Brad Burns moved like a seasoned professional. Ropeless, with only the water below to cushion a nearly 50-foot drop, Burns accidentally veered from the designated route, but he used his strength to hoist himself to the top, fists in t…
CODY —“You picked the hardest horse,” Tabitha was told more than once.
A forester, a banker, a construction worker and a principal walk into Meadowlark Ski Lodge and they have one thing in common: they’re ski patrollers.
CHEYENNE — Ray Montoya passed by what he thought was an abandoned building when he walked to his grandmother’s south Cheyenne house after school each day. One afternoon, the 7-year-old Montoya peeked his head into the building and saw boys hitting punching bags.
ROCK SPRINGS — A death of a loved one can be life-changing, as a Green River widow explained at the council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Kimberly Kellum, a single mother from Green River, is a recent graduate from Climb Wyoming, an organization that works with low-income single mothers to ach…
As Kayla Strouf piped strings of chocolate across the top of nearly four dozen peanut butter cookies this past Saturday, a glob of liquid chocolate leaked out of the top of the piping bag and splattered across her countertop.
POWELL —At the Rock Creek Ranch in the Clarks Fork Canyon, Leroy, the nearly 2-ton ranch “mooscot,” still has free run of the iconic ranch land. And now he has developed a taste for Christmas.
As two cars cautiously passed the plow rumbling along U.S. Highway 16, Chuck Thompson raised his hand in greeting, morning sunlight glinting off the fresh snow and into his eyes.
BUFFALO — Two miles from U.S. Highway 16, a Nebraska man drove his truck through Crazy Woman Canyon before he slid off the road on Halloween night.
As a teacher, Carol Ruby always believed in involving the community in her classroom and, more importantly, involving her students in the community.
A century celebration; Buffalo centenarian credits her longevity to her military service and playing golf
After a visit from Gov. Mark Gordon, two birthday cakes adorned with her photos, multiple celebrations, gifts and decorations, Annie Neville, who turned 100 years old on Monday, attributed her long life to two things: the Marine Corps and golf.
CHEYENNE — Following the closure of a Virginia facility that bred beagles for medical research, more than 200 of these dogs found a second chance in tiny Hartville, Wyoming.
If you’ve caught a trout in Wyoming, chances are it grew from an egg spawned at Story Fish Hatchery.
POWELL — The number of grizzly bear conflicts continues to trend lower this year, according to state officials. But they caution those recreating outdoors this fall to be wary of bears moving into lower altitudes while trying to fatten up prior to hibernation.
Denny Hougard, as usual, was the first bowler to arrive at the Buffalo Bowl on Cedar Street for men’s league night this past Thursday.
JACKSON —When Jane Goodall was asked Monday what’s next in her decades-long career, she didn’t hesitate.
POWELL —Surrounded by friends — some old and some new — LeRoy and Marge Davey sat at a beautiful dinner table in a grand room with a festive cake decorated in a rose motif and a stack of greeting cards placed in front of them.
SHERIDAN —Each year over the Memorial Day and Labor Day holiday weekends, individuals jump off of the cliffs at Sand Turn Interpretive Site and glide slowly down to the ground with a hang glider in the Bighorn Mountains.
GILLETTE —Jordan Engdahl walked the barroom floor with a big, clear tub of rubber ink stampers, dropping handfuls off at each table.
ROCK SPRINGS — The biker community made a young man’s dream come true Sunday morning.
The Voice of Wyoming: From Matthew Shepard, the UW 8 and the Legislature, Bob Beck close to calling it a career
LARAMIE —Decades before millions of viewers began tuning in to “The Voice” on national television, Wyoming was hanging on every word of “The Voice of Wyoming.” Chances are many in Cowboy State haven’t met Bob Beck, but most know him nonetheless. The veteran Wyoming Public Radio news director…
SHERIDAN — The basement of Grace Anglican Church is a bustling place Sunday mornings, but on Wednesday morning, little of that Sunday school chaos remains.
ROCK SPRINGS — A new bundle of joy was recently born at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. However, her parents faced several challenges leading up to her arrival. Gerhard and Anastasia Talbot came to the United States after having to flee Ukraine due to the ongoing war.
New Americans already putting their citizenship to good use; 21 new citizens from 10 countries recognized at Grand Teton ceremony.
JACKSON —Alina Lobacheva was planning to be in Wyoming for only a few months.
SHIRLEY BASIN—Mike Lockhart has been patrolling this vast sagebrush sea for hours, driving county roads and stopping at vantage points to glass for raptors as they ride aloft early afternoon thermals.
LARAMIE — Equestrian Esther McGann and Dewey, a 22-year-old mustang, share a unique friendship.
ROCK SPRINGS — When a family barely has enough money for food after paying household bills, preparing their children for the new school year can be stressful. Some children return to school without the materials they need to succeed.But this year, there are a few organizations that are conne…
The sound of livestock filled the air and dust flew last week during the Johnson County Fair and Rodeo. Residents from all across the county gathered in Buffalo for the annual event. The Bulletin was there to capture the fair's big and small and we've gathered many of those moments here.
GILLETTE —“The epic year.”That’s what Debra Jo Chiapuzio is calling this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.At this year’s event, she will celebrate 20 years of attending the rally, her husband Jim will celebrate 28 years, their Labrador/Great Dane Emma Zen will celebrate her 15th year and Baby…
EVANSTON —Two Evanston women are doing their part in helping native bees and honeybees survive and thrive.
Meadowlark Dam, built for recreation,
Wendy Auzqui didn’t think that Quirt would be the dog to win it.
SHERIDAN —Shawn Real Bird is known for different things in different circles across Sheridan County.
GILLETTE — What is it that determines a successful legal career? The metric is obviously personal to the lawyer, but for those assessing from the outside, it’s easy to reduce a career into the easily countable.When prosecutors retire after long careers, perhaps they’re assessed on the number…
POWELL — It didn’t take long for Lee Post to develop a love for the natural world. He was a collector before he could walk — so much so, his parents were forced to check his pockets before he came into the house. “When I was a toddler, my parents had to empty the rabbit pellets out of my poc…