(AMERICAN THINKER) — At the base of the Wind River mountain range in central Wyoming lies the tiny town of Lander, population 7,000. A community where everybody knows virtually everyone else’s name and their dogs’, too.
Gizmo, a young yellow Labrador retriever, runs as a mate to Joe, our local golf course superintendant. On any given day — sunup to sundown — the two can be seen mowing the fairways, Joe on the mower and Gizmo running a trailing position, sniffing out prairie dogs, birds, and other critters that dare find their way onto his golf course.
On June 27, tragedy befell the community, and Gizmo became a part of a story that will be told for many years to come.