Andrew Benoni Hammond was the king of the West. He controlled the Union Pacific Railroad, most of Montana and Oregon as well as a large chunk of California and major trade rivers during the late 1800s to the early 1900s.
There are some places that are just too valuable to mine. That’s the notion behind the Yellowstone Gateway Business Coalition’s push to stop a pair of proposed gold mines in Paradise Valley, one of which would border Yellowstone National Park.
May I have your attention please,
This is your sports editor speaking and as we take off on this wonderful and exciting time of year that is football season, I have an important message for you.