In an effort to ensure that nobody gets more vacation time than we do, WyoFile has gone fishing for the second week this summer. We’ll resume regular publication Sept. 6. For those who experience withdrawal from their regular fix of in-depth reporting about people, places and policies in the Equality State, we’ve reprised some of our more popular articles.
Earlier this summer WyoFile’s Rone Tempest interviewed The New Yorker magazine writer Kathryn Schulz on her remarkable story, “Citizen Khan,” about Wyoming’s 100-year-old Muslim community. Last week some Gillette residents again protested Muslims, revitalizing interest in Tempest’s interview and Schulz’s article.
Thousands of years ago during a cold snap snow and ice encased lost prehistoric tools — spears, arrows and utensils — and preserved them. Today “ice patch archaeology” is a developing field and is being applied in Yellowstone National Park.
It’s happened again in Yellowstone National Park. This time the victim tossed into the air by a bison is Helvetica Man. The international graphic symbol of a human replaces an old drawing on a flier warning about Yellowstone buffalo. Helvetica Man’s new plight has resonated worldwide.