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Peek at the Past


August 12, 2021


50 Years Ago, Aug. 12, 1971: The bones of hundreds of buffalo lie at the bottom of this buffalo run discovered between Sundance and Beulah last month by members of the Wyoming Highway Department. University of Wyoming archeologists completed the first phase of their exploration last week.

100 Years Ago

August 18, 1921

Dressed in five rings, two necklaces, miscellaneous other jewelry and a splash of color that could be heard to the Devils Tower, a mother gypsy pleaded with Marshall Bob Russell at Gillette shortly after dinner today to release her two daughters who were languishing in the city jail until they cooled down sufficiently to talk coherently with proper respect to the officers of the law.

The value of the coal deposits east of Gillette have been proved beyond doubt, according to tests completed this week on Donkey Creek. At a depth of 30 feet, the second test well s...

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