“Fair, Faithful and Fearless”
On the newspaper's 21st anniversary in 1907, Bill Barlow's Budget of Douglas, Wyo., declared itself “Fair, Faithful and Fearless.” Click the links below for access to a new series of WyoHistory.org articles on Wyoming newspapers and the people — always reaching for the Budget's ideals — who made them what they were. For their generous support, we thank the Wyoming Humanities Council and the Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Initiative, a joint venture of the Pulitzer Prizes Board and the Federation of State Humanities Councils in celebration of the 2016 centennial of the prizes.
- Battling Monopoly: Northern Utilities and the Casper Star-Tribune
- Bombardier Conservationist: Tom Bell and the High Country News
- E. T. Payton: Muckraker, Mental Patient and Advocate for the Mentally Ill
- Bill Nye, Frontier Humorist
- Tracy McCraken: From a $3,000 Loan to a Newspaper Empire
- The Sagebrush Philosopher: Merris Barrow and Bill Barlow’s Budget
- Asa Mercer and The Banditti of the Plains
- Newspaper War in Paradise: A 30-year Conflict in Jackson Hole
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