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Rogue Routes: The Road to Carhenge
Artistic visionaries and the spirit of rogue ingenuity define this route that starts in Denver, winds through the plains of southeastern Wyoming, and finishes in Alliance, Nebraska. It takes you off the beaten path to discover quirky art installations, historic monuments, local flavors, and natural wonders. This route of 11 inspiring spots is certain to spark the autonomous flame for all who take it on.
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Stories About Wyoming
Colorado Is Not a Rectangle—It Has 697 Sides
The Centennial State is technically a hexahectaenneacontakaiheptagon.
by Frank Jacobs, Big Think
A ‘Weird’ Ancient Marine Reptile Surfaces Thanks to the ‘Bone Biddies’
The unique plesiosaur defies the fossil rulebook—just ask the “paleogrannies” who prepared it for study.
by Gemma Tarlach
How One Wyoming Mule Deer Won Friends and Influenced Science
Jo the deer offered researchers a look into migrations and how long it takes deer to visit a forest after a fire.
by Kylie Mohr
One Man's Quest to Preserve the World's Smallest Oil Refinery
The dusty, rusty site in eastern Wyoming is a rare relic of the 20th-century petroleum boom.
by Nadia White
How Personal Ads Helped Conquer the American West
That tradition of finding partners in the face of social isolation persists today.
by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
The Climate Isn't Just Worsening Wildfires, It Can Hobble Forests' Ability to Recover
"What we’re most concerned about is things can still get worse.”
by Luna Shyr
Remembering When Women Ruled a Wild West Town
In 1920 the "bad-man rendezvous" of Jackson, Wyoming, elected an all-female government. Will it be another hundred years till that happens again?
by Amelia Mularz