British invasion took three years to plan, costs thousands
Gordon Baird thought it would be a great experience for his Scout troop to see the total solar eclipse in Wyoming. So he tried to make a reservation at the Camp Buffalo Bill — the Boy Scouts of America adventure camp on the North Fork — for some fun before heading to Jackson for the astronomical event.
Little League Baseball started in 1938 with a three-team league in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, as a way for youth to play like the major leaguers of the day. Little League has grown and changed tremendously in the 79 years since then — and Gary Hatmaker saw many of those changes firsthand, across 50 years of coaching.
The Park County Fairgrounds looked and sounded like a scene out of the old West over the weekend, as mounted shooters from around the region competed in the 5th Annual Battle in the Basin CMSA Wyoming State Championship.
If figuring out how to pay for the education of Wyoming’s children is the 800-pound gorilla in the room, it’s been concerning to watch some lawmakers and school leaders painting that gorilla into a corner.