1883 In 1883, President Chester A. Arthur was nearing the end of his journey through Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park. On August 28, the President and his party camped near the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. "The Canon of the Yellowstone...surpasses description in grandeur. The two falls are equal in sublimity and beauty to any upon the continent."
1907 The Cheyenne Daily Leader published an article about the coal mines near Sheridan. The article included information about the new town of Kooi or Kooiton, named after Peter Kooi, the general manager of the Kooi Mine.