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Dusty, science-y adventure draws hundreds to Ekalaka’s Dino Shindig

Dusty, science-y adventure draws hundreds to Ekalaka’s Dino Shindig

Ekalaka really is in the middle of nowhere.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Gazette opinion: Sing happy anniversary to Star Spangled Banner

Gazette opinion: Sing happy anniversary to Star Spangled Banner

On Saturday, Americans will have a special occasion to raise the Star Spangled Banner and sing its song.

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Smithsonian loans Cody museum 64 unique pieces

Smithsonian loans Cody museum 64 unique pieces

CODY, Wyo — When it comes to historical firearms negotiations, do not underestimate the value of a competitive ballroom dancer and the tenacity of a retired U.S. Navy captain.

May 16, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Admirers

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Robert Scott and his son, Robert, view the Smithsonian firearms exhibit at the Cody Firearms Museum in the Buffalo Bill Historical Center last week. The display features 64 unique firearms and models made for patents.

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Ornate decorations

Ornate decorations

Ornate metal work decorates a Turkish flintlock pistol on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.

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Curator

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Cody Firearms Museum curator Warren Newman talks about having the Smithsonian firearms on display.

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Presidential musket

Presidential musket

President Thomas Jefferson’s North African Miquelet Jezail musket is one of the unusual items on display. It measures 7 feet long.

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Native American activist Horse Capture dies

GREAT FALLS — Native American activist, curator and professor George Horse Capture has died in Great Falls. He was 75.

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University of Wyoming to confer 2 honorary degrees

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming will confer honorary doctoral degrees upon two individuals who are recognized internationally as leaders in their professions.

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Gazette opinion: Proclamation of freedom resounds today

Gazette opinion: Proclamation of freedom resounds today

One hundred and fifty years ago Tuesday, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Lincoln’s proclamation set a moral standard for the Union in the war that had been killing rebels and patriots alike for two terrible years.

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Gazette opinion: Remember war U.S. fought to a draw 200 years ago

Gazette opinion: Remember war U.S. fought to a draw 200 years ago

A foreign army invaded Washington, D.C., burned the U.S. Capitol and the president’s mansion before going on to defeat an American military force that outnumbered the invaders 2 to 1.

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Buffalo Bill Historical Center one of nation's favorite museums

Buffalo Bill Historical Center one of nation's favorite museums

CODY, Wyo. — The National Tour Association named the Buffalo Bill Historical Center as one of the nation's favorite museums Wednesday.

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Artist Harry Jackson dead at 87

Artist Harry Jackson dead at 87

CODY, Wyo. -- Famed artist Harry Jackson died in Sheridan on Monday, family members said.

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Buffalo Bill center to participate in Smithsonian program for kids

CODY, Wyo. — In a push to get kids interested in science, the Buffalo Bill Historical Center will team up with the Smithsonian Institution this spring to offer a first-of-its-kind “scientific investigation” to Wyoming youth.

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Film review: Funny folks make new 'Museum' worthy

The warm moments rise from the real history sampled in "Night at the Museum: Battle at the Smithsonian." The kid-friendly thrills come from the special effects - the monsters, mannequins, artifacts and paintings that come to life in this sequel to "Night at the Museum."

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