Archive for December, 2011

September.

Also, Last month I told the Enterprise that I will be leaving their employ at the end of the year. I’ve learned a lot about caring for people in the 11 months I’ve been here. Can’t say the same for photography. I think they’ve already found my replacement. I say “I think” because, although I offered to review portfolios or conduct interviews, nobody has asked me for my opinion on a single candidate. I guess the managing editor, who asked me how to work a camera the other day, knows more about good photography than I do.

But on the opposite side, I haven’t gotten any calls or emails from prospective employees asking about the job, what it’s like, why I’m leaving, what to expect–nothing.

Anyway, I think I’ll be sticking around Cody for a little bit, so If you’re still interested in dropping by, Yellowstone is an hour down the road and opens in May.

Paul Luthy, owner of Chuck’s Signs, changes bulbs in the lamp post that illuminates the McDonald’s drive-thru on Sept. 2, 2011. “Some of them last a year, some last two years, some never burn out,” said Luthy of the bulbs.

A rider works his horse on a nearby hill during Meeteetse’s 99th annual Labor Day celebreation on Sept. 5, 2011.

A pair of Park County Volunteer Firefighters move to try and suppress flames flowing out the right side of the building as they battle a blaze inside a restaurant along the North Fork Highway next to the Wapiti Post Office on Sept. 6, 2011. Despite their efforts, the structure was a total loss.

Dave Klinck, from Ontario, Canada, shoots photos from the side of the road as Park County Volunteer Firefighters battle a blaze inside a restaurant along the North Fork Highway next to the Wapiti Post Office on Sept. 6, 2011. “I’ve never seen a fire,” said Klinck.

Jack Way floats his hot-air balloon over Menock Park the morning of Sept. 11, 2011.

Eleutian Technologies Director of Quality Management Jake Park (left) talks with Director of Information Technology Spencer Lewis talk in one of the unfinished offices during the grand-opening ceremony for the new Eleutian Technologies building on Sept. 14, 2011.

Elysa Nelson, of Cody, waits just off stage for her turn to walk the runway to model her Coyote Couture piece during a rehearsal for the Cody High Style fashion show at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center on Sept. 20, 2011.

Micki Ball, of Cody, fixes the hair of model Cheryl Tirrell as she prepares for the Cody High Style Fashion Show in the Buffalo Bill Historical Center on Sept. 21, 2011.

Amy Silva, with Rejuvalase Salon, wrestles with a bouquet of balloons while decorating her booth during the Boot Scoot N’ Boogie in downtown Cody on Sept. 22, 2011.

Artist Dan Rieple and his wife Susie dance together during the 30th Annual Buffalo Bill Historical Center Patron’s Ball on Sept. 24, 2011.

Clark Wilcox, of Powell, pauses to shoot a photo of Grant Redden’s work in progress during the Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale Quick Draw at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center Powwow Grounds on Sept. 24, 2011.

Livingston Elementary School students crowd the fence as Carl Jones, of Ralston, takes his month-old miniature mule, Lucy, on a walk past the school playground during recess on Sept. 28, 2011. Allergy worries kept Jones from taking the animal inside the fence, but that didn’t stop kids from sticking their hands, often full of grass, through gaps in the fence to try and interact with the mule.

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