September 22, 2023 Inside Scoop

 

Last updated 11/13/2023 at 3:21pm

The newspaper enterprise

My partner in ownership of The Nugget also owns a paper that was founded by William F. Cody - Buffalo Bill.

As a lifelong frontier history nerd, you can imagine how this pleases me. The photo accompanying this newsletter is the only known photo of the old scout and Western showman in the offices of The Cody Enterprise, which he launched with his friend Col. John Peake in 1899. Buffalo Bill founded the town of Cody, Wyoming, including developing the Irma Hotel (named after his youngest daughter), which still dominates the main drag. Cody knew that for a town to become a...



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