From Our Files: January 3

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress January 11, 2013 Jesse Crosby arrived Home Wednesday from a visit in Utah, full of good cheer and enthusiastic over the splendid time he had while away. He informed us he had arranged to bring the B.Y.U. basketball...
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Big Horn Canyon’s man of many talents retires

Chris Finley has kind of been Big Horn Canyon’s renaissance man – a man with a variety of life skills that has given him expertise in everything from archaeology and cultural resources to engineering and water systems – even ranching and heavy equipment operation. After...
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From Our Files: January 3

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress January 3, 1913 Brace Stanton, who was visiting in this city, was informed by phone early Monday morning that the Masonic Temple in Cody, valued at $28,000, had blown down. The brickwork on the building had just been...
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From Our Files: December 20

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress December 21, 1912 Next Wednesday is Christmas, and The Progress heartily wishes its large family the compliments of the season—a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 75 Years Ago The Lovell Chronicle December 23, 1937 Dr. W....
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From Our Files: December 13

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress December 15, 1912 Cowley needs a bank. Cowley ought to have a bank. Cowley must have a bank. She has now every modern improvement, waterworks, electric lights and an up-to-date telephone system. Now if we had a bank...
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From Our Files: December 6

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress December 7, 1912 The beautiful opera, “The Merry Milkmaids,” drew a record-breaking house Thursday night. Never before in Cowley’s history has the hall’s capacity been taxed as on this occasion. Prof. Burgener was fairly stormed with congratulations over...
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From Our Files

100 Years Ago The Cowley Weekly Progress November 30, 1912 Colonel W. F. Cody, universally known as “Buffalo Bill,” arrived in Cody following his final season with the wild west show which bears his name. He has enjoyed many years of continuous success in the...
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