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2022 Day of Dedications

Day of Dedication – December 27, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by Nancy Leon and Charlie Thomson recognizing the efforts of Jackson Hole Nordic including the 5th Annual Ski, Fat Bike and Snowshoe day, Sunday, January 8th at Turpin Meadow Ranch.

Day of Dedication – December 23, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Dijkstal family in memory of Doctor Dirk Dijkstal. A beloved father, grandfather, husband, brother and physician whose gentle manner and endearing Dutch humor is missed by all.

Day of Dedication – December 21, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Dr. Lillian Heath of Rawlins, who in 1893 was the state’s first woman to practice medicine.

Day of Dedication – December 13, 2022

This broadcast day announces an open house, today, December 13th at Lander Free Medical Clinic. Serving Fremont County patients without access to healthcare.

Day of Dedication – December 7, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Wyoming Women’s Suffrage Day on December 10th, marking the legislation’s passage on that date in 1869.

Day of Dedication – November 23, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Carol Rookstool, the first female mail handler in Cheyenne and eventually, director of postal operations for Wyoming.

Day of Dedication – November 9, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by Joyce and Mike Evans recognizing the current secretary of state, all 23 county clerks, local election judges and workers, and Wyoming voters for never having failed to give Wyoming fair and secure elections.

Day of Dedication – November 7, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters who remind you that you may register at the polls and vote on general election day tomorrow, Tuesday, November 8th.

Day of Dedication – November 1, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by Joyce and Mike Evans recognizing the Powder River Basin Resource Council's 50th Anniversary. Celebrating 50 years of working to preserve Wyoming's rural lifestyle and the environment we all depend on, and empowering citizens to participate in government and the decision-making process.

Day of Dedication – October 26, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Elizabeth McDonald, who was elected Natrona County treasurer in 1907, the first woman in the U.S. to hold such an office.

Day of Dedication – October 19, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters, who held its first organizational meeting on October 12, 1951, after months of urging by Gladys Jones, an advocate for the need of such a nonpartisan group.

Days of Dedication – October 6 & 7, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by Family and Friends of Clarene Law, hosting a celebration of life for Wyoming business owner, civic leader, and philanthropist, Clarene Law. In-person and live streaming on October 8th at noon, from Center for The Arts in Jackson.

Day of Dedication – September 28, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Helen Roylance, the first woman inducted solely into the Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame.

Day of Dedication – September 14, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Doctor Grace Raymond Hebard—University of Wyoming professor, historian, librarian and suffragist—who was the first woman to be admitted to the Wyoming State Bar.

Day of Dedication – August 24, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of the five Jackson, Wyoming, women who became the first all-female government of an American town in 1920.

Day of Dedication – August 10, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters who remind you that you may register to vote at the polls on primary election day, Tuesday, August 16th.

Day of Dedication – July 27, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Marietta Dinneen, who helped preserve one of the country’s largest collection of horse-drawn carriages at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum.

Day of Dedication – July 23, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by Maestro Donald Runnicles in beloved dedication to his wife Adelle Eslinger on her birthday.

Day of Dedication – July 13, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Dazee Bristol, a veteran Wyoming newspaper woman who created five floats for the first Cheyenne Frontier Days’ parade.

Day of Dedication – July 3, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by Jason Hanold in honor of Neela Seenandan a loving, giving and wonderfully supportive wife and mother. Celebrating their 16th wedding anniversary.

Day of Dedication – June 29, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Carol Emerson, of Casper, who in 1974 became Wyoming’s first woman freefalling skydiver.

Day of Dedication – June 28, 2022

This broadcast day honors Terry Wehrman, who had a heart as big as Wyoming and loved Wyoming Public Radio.

Day of Dedication – June 26, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored in memory of Fred Yates on what would have been his 65th birthday. Fred is greatly missed by friends and family.

Day of Dedication – June 24, 2022

Today’s broadcast is in memory and celebration of Alan Elrod, a dedicated son, brother, and friend who gave of himself to those people and causes in which he believed. He supported his family, his friends, his university, and his country. Alan was kind, considerate, generous and loving – he will be greatly missed.

Day of Dedication – June 17, 2022

This broadcast day is dedicated to the memory of Brody Hills, by all who hold him dear.

Day of Dedication – June 8, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Verna Keyes of Buffalo, who in 1916 designed Wyoming’s first state flag for a Daughters of the American Revolution contest and won 20 dollars.

Day of Dedication – May 30, 2022

This broadcast day honors Father Mike Carr on his 80th birthday and celebrating 54 years of priesthood serving across Wyoming.

Day of Dedication – May 25, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Nancy Freudenthal, the first woman to serve as a federal district judge in Wyoming, as she assumes senior status on June 1st.

Day of Dedication - May 16, 2022

This Broadcast Day…honors “Beyond Heart Mountain,” a film and book by Alan O’Hashi about a Japanese Baby Boomer from Cheyenne who discovers his racial heritage going back to World War II. Documentary screening and talk, May 19th at 6:00 pm at the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center.

Day of Dedication - May 13, 2022

This Broadcast Day honors “Beyond Heart Mountain,” a memoir by Alan O’Hashi about a Japanese Baby Boomer from Cheyenne who discovers his racial heritage going back to World War II. A presentation and talk, May 18th at 7:00 pm at the Powell Library.

Day of Dedication – May 11, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Doctor June E. Downey, University of Wyoming psychology department head and author of the words and music of the university’s alma mater.

Day of Dedication – May 5, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored in memory of John Garcia by his family.

Day of Dedication – April 27, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Myrtle M. Wallin of Rock Springs, the first Wyoming woman to receive a patent in 1900 for a device that a seamstress used on her knee to hold work for basting and hemming.

Day of Dedication – April 13, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Ruth Geier Rice, the first woman to judge a polled Hereford cattle show and the first female Sheridan County Commissioner.

Day of Dedication – March 23, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Janet Milam, the first 18-year-old to serve on a federal jury in Wyoming after the age was lowered from 21 in 1971.

Day of Dedication - March 9, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Newcastle historian and writer Mabel Brown, who was known as the First Lady of Northeast Wyoming History.

Day of Dedication – February 23, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters to honor Shirlee S. Blackner of Lyman, who was national president of the National Extension Homemakers Council in 1970 through 1972.

Day of Dedication - February 9, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Verda James, the first woman to serve a full term as speaker of the Wyoming House of Representatives during the 1969, 1970 session.

Day of Dedication - January 28, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by Nancy Leon and Charlie Thomson on behalf of Jackson Hole Nordic…reminding listeners to Recreate Responsibly on winter trails and public lands.

Day of Dedication – January 26, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Minnie A. Mitchell, Wyoming's first female state treasurer and state auditor from 1952 to 1971.

Day of Dedication - January 21, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by Nancy Leon and Charlie Thomson on behalf of Jackson Hole Nordic…reminding listeners to Recreate Responsibly on winter trails and public lands.

Day of Dedication - January 14, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by Nancy Leon and Charlie Thomson on behalf of Jackson Hole Nordic…reminding listeners to Recreate Responsibly on winter trails and public lands.

Day of Dedication – January 12, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by the Cheyenne League of Women Voters in honor of Leslie Blythe of Casper, the first female editor of the University of Wyoming’s student newspaper, the Branding Iron.

Day of Dedication - January 7, 2022

This broadcast day is sponsored by Nancy Leon and Charlie Thomson on behalf of Jackson Hole Nordic…reminding listeners to Recreate Responsibly on winter trails and public lands.