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The Scandalous Story of Wyoming’s Leading Lady Mildred Harris
By the time she was 16-years-old, Wyoming native Mildred Harris was among the most well known actresses in the world when her torrid love affair with Charlie Chaplin became the first tabloid scandal in Hollywood history. Born in Cheyenne in 1901, the daughter of a telegraph operator scored her first…
Wyoming’s Most Famous Celebrity Weddings
This year marks the 140th anniversary of Wyoming’s first “celebrity wedding”. March 7, 1876, legendary wild west gunslinger ‘Wild’ Bill Hickok and Agnes Thatcher Lake tied the knot at a house in Cheyenne. At the time, the bride was nearly as famous as her infamous …
Wyoming’s Five Best Actors (Not Including Harrison Ford)
They might not all be household names, but there’s a long line of actors from right here in Wyoming who have forged successful careers in Hollywood. Here’s our completely unofficial and totally subjective list of the five best working actors from the Cowboy State, not including part-ti…
Wyoming’s Legendary Leading Lady, Isabel Jewell
Wyoming has produced its fair share of famous actors and actresses over the years. None were move beloved in their time than Isabel Jewell. Jewell was born in Shoshoni, Wyoming, in 1907. After school, she moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, and joined a theater company. It didn’t take long before she…
Revenant Writer Represents Wyoming at the Oscars
The Revenant is based on the story of real-life American frontiersman Hugh Glass and was the basis of two movies including the 2015 film that stars Leonardo DiCaprio who just won an Oscar for his role as the explorer who was left for dead after being mauled by a grizzly bear. Without weapons or…
Keeping The WILD In WILD WEST WYO
The 11th Annual Backcountry Film Festival 2016 is on in Laramie tonight. Its a celebration of the human-powered winter experience. Wild Wyoming is working to protect Wyoming’s public wild lands.   Created in 2004 to highlight Winter Wildlands Alliance’s efforts to preserve an…
Wyoming’s Weirdest Woman
By all accounts, Jessica Robinson leads a relatively normal life. The married, mother of two boys, lives in Laramie and works as an editor by day. However, at night, her twisted alter-ego comes out. As a child, Jessica became obsessed with zombie movies. Her strange infatuation with the living dead …

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