Bill Sniffin, a journalist and entrepreneur who has lived in Wyoming for 45 years, founded WCS CORPORATION dba Wyoming Wonders. Based in Lander, he and his wife Nancy have raised four children and have 13 grandchildren.
His weekly newspaper column appears in several newspapers each week in Wyoming including the Lander Journal, the Riverton Ranger, the Cheyenne Wyoming Tribune Eagle, the Laramie Boomerang, the Rawlins Daily Times, the Evanston Uinta County Herald, The Worland Northern Wyoming Daily News, the Wheatland Platte County Times, the Kemmerer Gazette, the Pinedale Roundup, and occasionally in the Casper Journal, Rock Springs Rocket Miner, Kemmerer Gazette and others.
Sniffin has written six books, which are available on this website and fine book stores:
- WYOMING at 125: Our Place in the West, published in 2015
- MY WYOMING 101 Special Places, published in 2014
- Wyoming's 7 Greatest Natural Wonders, published in 2012
- Strong Winds, Blowing Snow, Slick in Spots, published in 2011
- High Altitudes, Low Multitudes published in 2002
- The Best Part of America published in 1993.
Sniffin and his wife are former owners of newspapers in Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota and Hawaii. A few years ago, they sold an advertising agency they founded called Wyoming Inc. and, together with their daughter Shelli Johnson, also sold an Internet tourism company, YellowstonePark.com in 2008.
Over the years, Bill has been honored with the state tourism industry’s highest awards, the BIG WYO Award and the Tony Bevinetto Friend of Tourism Award. He is on the board of directors of the Mountain West AAA Auto Club for Alaska, Montana and Wyoming. He is former president of the Wyoming Press Association.
More information can be found at the website www.billsniffin.com or by mailing a request to Box 900, Lander, WY 82520. His twitter address is @billsniffin and his Facebook page is “Wyoming Wonders: books and news by Bill Sniffin.”