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An opinion piece about struggling with the idea of slaughtering a deer for its meat. From High Country News‘ “Writers on the Range” column, this story appeared in several newspapers around the West including the Casper Star-Tribune. Read the op-ed here.

He lives alone in a handmade cabin in Atlantic City, Wyo., and has dedicated the last several years of his professional life to researching a large primate that he believes wanders the forests of western North America. If you don’t already know about him, you should. If you’ve met him, you might learn something new. Wildlife biologist, ethnobotanist, mechanic, builder, wood-stove-refurbisher, gardener, biker, musician, “the father of goat packing,” friend to hundreds, and much more, it’s as if John Mionczynski has lived for 300 years. Read the profile at WyoFile.

Article rounding up the history of the North Platte River Basin, which covers the southeast quarter of Wyoming, for WyoHistory.org. Read about railroads, reservoirs and more here.