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Wyoming Stories: Ruth Michels remembers a Yellowstone bear encounter

Micah Schweizer

Ruth Michels lives in Cody, but she grew up in Laramie. Here, she remembers a childhood encounter with a black bear at Yellowstone National Park.

City girl gone West! Originally from New York City, Sydney made her way out to Colorado in 2009 to attend the University of Colorado, Boulder. While double majoring in journalism and dance at CU, she discovered her love for the state of Wyoming. She spent this past summer in Jackson interning at the Center for the Arts, floating the Snake River and hiking Phelps Lake. She is now interning under Grady Kirkpatrick while also finishing up her final college credits at the University of Wyoming.
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