Fri July 19, 2013

Cheyenne Frontier Train Rolling Through Colorado

The historic 844 steam engine leaving Denver heading to Cheyenne in 2011.
Credit Jim Hill / KUNC


Tue July 16, 2013
The Two-Way

Liz Cheney, Daughter Of Former VP, To Run For Senate

Originally published on Wed July 17, 2013 10:55 am

Liz Cheney in 2010.
Chris Usher CBS/Landov

Liz Cheney, the elder of former Vice President Dick Cheney's two daughters, a former State Department official and a conservative commentator who's often on Fox, is going to challenge Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi in next year's Republican primary.

According to The Associated Press, Cheney, 46, confirmed what had been wide speculation about her plans on Tuesday — not long after the 69-year-old Enzi said that he will seek a fourth term.

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Fri July 12, 2013
Code Switch

Years Later, Miss Indian America Pageant Winners Reunite

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 4:19 pm

Vivian Arviso says her year of service as Miss Indian America included a stint answering tourists' questions at Disneyland's Indian Village.
Sheridan County Library

The women who were crowned Miss Indian America are reuniting this weekend in Sheridan, Wyo. The Native American pageant ran from 1953 to 1984 and attracted contestants from across the country. Originally, the pageant started as a way to combat prejudices against Native Americans.

Wahleah Lujan, of Taos Pueblo in northern New Mexico, who won the title in 1966, was very shy at the time. In one of her appearances right after she was crowned, she told an audience: "The most important thing in my life is the preservation of our ancient pueblo and the Rio Pueblo de Taos."

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Sun May 12, 2013

What State Has The Lowest Beer Tax?

Credit Lindsey Gee / Flickr/creative commons


Tue May 7, 2013

Meteor Explodes Over Southern Wyoming, Visible In Colorado

the Milky Way, seen over the Maroon Bells
Dean Souglass Creative Commons/Flickr