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Vast stretches of empty prairie dominate Big Sky of our state


There are stretches of Wyoming that seem to go on forever. Our tongue-in-cheek state motto of the Big Empty really makes sense when you are driving across these vast places.

My late dad used to complain about that stretch of Highway 26 from Casper to Shoshoni as “96 miles of nuthin.’” There have been some boring afternoon trips that would qualify for that assessment.

Recently, we were in the Eden-Farson area, which to those who do not know, is between Rock Springs and Pinedale. North of Farson is about a 30-mile stretch where it appears to be flat as a pool table. Of course, over yo...

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