Reflections: Stock Growers & bear come to town

 


Compiled by Dick Perue

Ironically, this column was written this week for a state-side agriculture publication, but now seems appropriate for “The Sun” since a bear has been spotted in town this week—July 15, 2013).—D.P.

“Bruin came down the river with tie drive and stopped in town for a little fun and excitement”, reads the headline in a June 1918 issue of “The Saratoga Sun”, the local weekly newspaper.

The story went on to relate, “There are but few towns, even in Wyoming, where you can see a real, live bear hunt pulled off inside the city limits, but such a sight was af...



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