With January over, the new year and new decade are well underway and what better way is there to welcome 2020 than by looking back at 1920, when Model T’s, bootlegging, and pinstripe suits were the norm. Dances at ranches and alcohol hidden in hay bales, this episode is going to shine the light on some of the gilded history of our region!
Referenced in this episode:
#Lookback – The Smokehouse Saloon
#Lookback – Fremont Hotel Fire
Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speaker Series:
March 12 — Pioneer Museum in Lander — 7:00 PM
Lander in the 1920s with Pioneer Museum Site Manager, Randy Wise
Come learn how Lander has chaned in the last 100 years!
March 12 — Dubois Museum — 7:00 PM
Nichole Bjornlie, Wyoming Game and Fish Department — Wyoming’s Swift Fox
Nichole will be discussing Wyoming’s smallest Canid’s role in biodiversity, the struggles they’ve faced in recent years, and what Game & Fish are doing to study these charismatic species.
March 12 — Riverton Museum — 6:30 PM
Ernie Over, Wind River Radio — History of Radio and Broadcasting in Fremont County
Celebrate the opening of our newly-remodeled basement gallery with a new exhibit on radio in Riverton, and a talk from longtime Fremont County newsman, Ernie Over.
Part of this exhibit features the original KVOW broadcasting console, and Ernie will talk about the beginnings of this method of communication.