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Sunrise mine a hidden gem

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014
TORRINGTON, An archaeological find of world-class importance was discovered in the town of Sunrise, just north of Hartville, in the 1930s but remained undocumented for the next 70 years.
Friday afternoon, Western History Center (WHC) Director George Zeimens and University of Wyoming Professor Emeritus George Frison welcomed about 40 guests and amateur archeologists to the Sunrise iron mine to see
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Three Platte County ranches reach historical status

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014
Each year during the Wyoming State Fair, the Wyoming Pioneer Association selects ranches and farms to honor for longevity and contribution to those vocations. This year Platte County had three ranches that were recipients.
The Chambers Ranch southeast of Glendo was started in 1914 by the grandparents of Janette (Mrs. Larry) Martindale Chambers and is still owned by the Chambers
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Downtown Trick or Treat fun for all

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
WHEATLAND, Downtown Wheatland was filled with costumed characters who attended the Downtown Trick or Treat event.
The morning started off with a costume parade that included folks of all ages with winners being: Dakota and Denver Jones dressed as a pirate and soldier respectively, Wyatt Kafka dressed as a referee, and Winter siblings, Amelia, Kendrick, and Rory all dressed
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‘Snapshot Day’ shows Wyo. library impact

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 2014
WHEATLAND, Last week, the Platte County Library participated in Wyoming Snapshot Day, an event highlighting the importance of libraries to the state. Libraries collected photos, comments and usage numbers to illustrate their impact every day of the year.
"We've done this for several years now," Susan Mark, Wyoming State Library statistics librarian, said. "When we see the faces and hear
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