Best of Wyoming - Douglas

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http://www.cityofdouglas.org/ .

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Douglas Best of Wyoming Posts

During the month of February, Wyoming Public Media featured Douglas on its ‘Best of Wyoming’ page. You are welcome to glance at the summaries below and follow the links to snapshots of the many innovative organizations in Torrington:

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Wyoming Pioneer Museum – Douglas

Wed February 13, 2013

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By Wyoming State Parks Historic Sites & Trails

Open year 'round, the Pioneer Memorial Museum is located on the Wyoming State Fairgrounds in Douglas, Wyoming. The museum collects, preserves, interprets and displays historical and cultural materials related to the westward expansion, to Wyoming pioneers in particular and the west in general.

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Wyoming State Fair – Douglas

Mon February 4, 2013

Shane Toven, Director of Enginnering at WPM broadcasting from the State Fair
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Shane Toven, Director of Enginnering at WPM broadcasting from the State Fair

By Grady Kirkpatrick

Wyoming Public Media captured the oral history of Wyoming’s families, farms and ranches during the 2012 Wyoming State Fair. WPM set up a booth giving away fans for the hot summer day and did a live broadcast with Grady Kirkpatrick’s Morning Music featuring an acoustic performance from Wyoming’s Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band.  WPM recorded Wyoming Oral Histories of fairgoers that stopped by to chat. Enjoy a few of these engaging stories on the link below…

State Fair Interviews

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High Plains Old Time Music Festival – Douglas

Fri February 1, 2013

Judges, Jacob Means (left), Reid Buckley, Sandra Larimore, Dick Enders, Cindy Rogers, and Warrie Means jam out following the weekend performances.
Credit Courtesy of Douglas Budget Newspaper, Adam Herrera

Judges, Jacob Means (left), Reid Buckley, Sandra Larimore, Dick Enders, Cindy Rogers, and Warrie Means jam out following the weekend performances.

By High Plains Old Time Music Festival

High Plains Old Time Music Festival is a two-day competition with the largest variety of categories in the region.  Some of the categories include: fiddle, vocal, banjo, vocals, piano, variety and guitar.  Preliminaries are on Saturday and the finals are on Sunday.  Over $3,000 will be offered in cash and prizes!  The dates for this year are April 13 and 14.

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