On the Trail: Mike and Ike face off at the trapshooting range

By IKE FREDREGILL A flash of orange shot across the horizon, disintegrating as the retort of a shotgun echoed through my ear plugs. “Pull,” I hollered, sighting down the semi-automatic Winchester 1400 12-gauge shotgun lent to me by Laramie Area Visitor Assistant Director Mike Gray. I traced the…

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All aboard for the Big Boy express

By IKE FREDREGILL After a years-long rebuild, the steam locomotive, Big Boy No. 4014, is ready to roll. Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the first Transcontinental Railroad’s completion, the iconic train is slated to embark on a journey from Cheyenne through Laramie and to Ogden, Utah…

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