Wyoming History

The Closest Election in Wyoming History
In yesterday’s primary election, House District 41 Republican candidate Bill Henderson defeated his opponent Patrick Fitzgerald by one vote, 583 to 582. Another race was decided by four votes. Interestingly, Henderson’s victory was not the closest election in Wyoming history. In Novemb…
The Five Most Famous Horses in Wyoming History
It’s estimated that horses first arrived in Wyoming around 1740 after Native American tribes drove Spanish explorers north from present day New Mexico. The descendants of those horses still roam free in the Red Desert of southwestern Wyoming. Over the years, horses have become a symbol of pri…
A Tribute to Wyoming’s First War Hero, Charles Duval Roberts
This weekend, we remember the brave men and women who gave their lives for our country. Five soldiers who were either born or lived in Wyoming have been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Here’s a tribute to the first Wyoming native to receive the nation’s highest mili…
A Memorial Day Tribute To Fallen Wyoming Heroes
On Memorial Day, we honor the sacrifice of the brave men and women who gave their lives for our country. Here in Wyoming, 755 soldiers have died in battle since World War I. 129 men were lost in World War I. 421 men were lost in World War II. 62 men were lost in the […]
Wyoming’s Greatest War Heroes
Next week, our nation will remember the thousands of brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Here’s a salute to five of the greatest men to have ever served our country, all of whom hailed from the great state of Wyoming. Each of these men were awarded with the Co…