Items by Sharon O’Toole

We keep annoying Sheila, our GPS navigator
We keep annoying Sheila, our GPS navigator
A GPS navigator works fine in the city, but tends to get muddled in Wyoming's rough country, with its growing network of oil and gas roads.
The way mom used to make them
The way mom used to make them
A mother’s brownies are remembered with love.
On the road in lonely Wyoming
On the road in lonely Wyoming
A late-night encounter with a cop on a lonely Wyoming highway is a quintessentially Western experience.
Why a sheep rancher never needs to go to Las Vegas
Why a sheep rancher never needs to go to Las Vegas
Raising sheep in rural Wyoming requires gambling on a scale you could never duplicate in even the gaudiest casino.
The case for filet of filly
Americans may be sentimental about their horses, but slaughtering unwanted animals with poison is more cruel and a lot less sensible than using them for horsemeat.
They shoot horses, don’t they? Not any more
Americans may be sentimental about their horses, but slaughtering unwanted animals with poison is more cruel and a lot less sensible than using them for horsemeat.
There was no green in this Rainbow gathering
A rancher whose grazing permit in Colorado’s Routt National Forest was usurped by this year’s Rainbow Family gathering decries the environmental damage left in its wake
Rainbow Gathering lacks one color — green
The writer gives an eye-witness account of how her sheep-grazing allotment became home to thousands of Rainbow folks
Wamsutter: This Wyoming town never seems to die
The writer loves the town of Wamsutter because it keeps bouncing back