Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Honoring lives well lived

The Wyoming State Flag flew at half staff over Crook County and the Capitol building in Cheyenne on Tuesday in honor of Nels Smith, who passed away following a vehicle accident early this month along with his wife, Jeanette.

The flag at half staff from sunrise to sunset was intended to honor Nels' service to the county and state during his service in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1963 to 1978, including two years as Speaker of the House from 1977 to 1978.

Nels sponsored Resolution 12, the constitutional impact that nullified the impact of any personal income tax if one were ever to...

 
 
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