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1929 - Now is best time for Wyoming road trip
By Bill Sniffin

Road trip. Is there any better place in the world to take a road trip this time of year than Wyoming?       

         Recently, we made two such trips and saw a bunch of wonderful sites in our great state. Two things stood out:

         First, I have rarely seen the countryside as green as it is now this late in the year.


1928 - Part 2 - How Lander rebuilt after mines closed
By Bill Sniffin

(Part 2)


         (Note: Last week, we wrote how Lander lost 550 high paying iron ore mining jobs and Fremont County lost 2,000 high-paying uranium-mining jobs in the 1980s. This is how local leaders turned Lander around.)


Impartial observers like the late Gov. Ed Herschler would point at Lander as the “worst hit” town in the state during the 1980s Wyoming depression.

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