Cow Town to Boom Town: “Ambivalence”

By Claire Woodard

Residents of Pinedale, Wyoming have decidedly mixed feelings about the area’s gas boom. Though the boom has brought wealth and much opportunity to the community, it has also presented a host of challenges, from a transformed town culture to environmental degradation.

In “Ambivalence,” Pinedale locals share their thoughts on the boom’s benefits and its drawbacks.

Interviews are derived from the oral history collection at the University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center.

Cow Town to Boom Town: "Ambivalence"
Duration: 6:48 (download as podcast)

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