An October release of tons of fish-killing silt from behind the Willwood Dam and into the Shoshone River prompted a fairly predictable response: shock and a public outcry, followed by public meetings clarifying the issue and, now, a promise of a government study to further examine the situation.
During Sample the Season last week, scores of residents went from store to store, enjoying free food and drinks from local businesses. With Christmas lights aglow, festive music in the air and shoppers crowding the sidewalks, the bustling downtown scene was reminiscent of a holiday film.
It’s something of a time-honored tradition to go around the Thanksgiving table and ask everyone to share something they’re thankful for. But why stop here? Why not try to share something you’re thankful for as you go around the community?
When new 70 mph speed limit signs went up on highways throughout Wyoming earlier this year, many drivers rejoiced. But not everyone was thrilled with the higher speed limit, especially along U.S. Highway 14/16/20 in the Wapiti Valley.