Home run for Cheyenne boy, torrents of rain and a big Happy Birthday to Tu Youyou


Not sure how to weave torrential rains, big major league home runs, some crazy Cheyenne bicyclists and a few other items that caught my eye into a coherent statewide column, but here goes:

The Great Cheyenne flood of 1985 dumped six inches of rain on the state’s capital city and caused devastating damage and killed some folks, too.

Here in Lander, we endured 4.64 inches of showers over a 48-hour period on May 6-8 and I started to think about that Cheyenne deluge.

Nearly a thousand basements were flooded but the big damage occurred in Fort Washakie and Hudson. Poor Hudson is where all thr...

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