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Claude Adkins, center, established the family ranch, Circle Nine Cattle Company. Pictured with him are his two sons, Kenneth, on the left, and Bob, on the right. 

 
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   With a love of ranching and the land, the Circle Nine Cattle Company has been a family operation for over 100 years. According to Rebecca Podio, the ranch was recognized as a centennial ranch this year. The Wyoming Historical Society partners with several other...
Crews contain 30% of Mullen Fire   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Crews have managed to contain about one-third of the wildfire engulfing much of Medicine Bow National Forest in southeastern Wyoming, a significant milestone in the nearly three-week...
Injured firefighter out of hospital   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A firefighter injured while battling the Mullen Fire in southeastern Wyoming on Wednesday is out of the hospital and recovering, according to Russ Bacon, the forest supervisor of the...
Mullen Fire now at 151,711 acres, 14% containment   By the Laramie Boomerang  Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The nonstop lingering smoke the past couple of days and nights in the Laramie Valley was the best indication the Mullen Fire kept expanding in adverse weather conditions for...
Mullen Fire expands to 96,757 acres, 29 homes lost   By the Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The Albany County Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday that 29 homes and 31 other structures or outbuildings have been lost to the Mullen Fire, which has grown to nearly 100,000 acres...
A brief relief, but Mullen Fire expanded 82,649 acres   By the Laramie Boomerang  Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — A recent cold front provided a little relief for firefighters, but not much as the Mullen Fire burning in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest about 40 west of Laramie and just...
Medicine Bow fire grows to 14,600 acres   By The Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The Mullen Fire increased in size to 14,653 acres and is now taking aim at the Platte River Wilderness with activity picking up as of Wednesday evening. According to the U.S. Forest Service’s...

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Dr. Willis Franz offers his wishes to Fern Porter, who celebrated her 100th birthday on Feb. 8 at Newcastle Lodge and Convention Center.

KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent    Many people see some measure of change in their lifetime, but some see more than others. From minor conveniences to large lifestyle differences, Fern Porter has seen many things in her 100 years of life.  Porter was born on Feb. 13, 1920, on the corner of Main...

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