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Converse County oil and gas project reviewed   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon has completed his review of a major oil and gas project proposed for Converse County, with public officials expecting to receive final federal approval by the...
Gordon: State GOP resolution opposing declared state of emergency “a very unfortunate choice”   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — In his first public comment on the matter, Gov. Mark Gordon said Tuesday that the Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee’s...
Environmental groups slam pipeline project   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Leading environmental groups in Wyoming have come out in fierce opposition to a major pipeline project proposed for the state, over concerns the development could disrupt...
Federal case filed against Park County teen centers   By Leo Wolfson Cody Enterprise Via Wyoming News Exchange   CODY — A class-action lawsuit with roughly 25 members and hundreds more eligible is seeking millions of dollars in retribution from Trinity Teen Solutions and Triangle Cross Boys Ranch...
New report projects $354 million in annual unfunded needs for WYDOT   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Transportation is facing an annual funding gap of about $354 million, a substantial portion of which is needed to maintain the...
Insurance enrollment underway with state help   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — It is again the time when Wyomingites can apply for health care through the federal marketplace established by the Obama-era Affordable Care Act. The state has put new resources...
Lawsuit says Cody Labs owners misled feds   By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A lawsuit filed this month against the Food and Drug Administration in U.S. District Court alleges the owner of Cody Labs misled federal regulators when it moved production of a...

Photo courtesy of Leonard Cash

In this photo from the early 1900s, Hested’s variety store was on the far left, then First National Bank, then Fawkes. 

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash   In this week’s installment of “History on Main,” historian Leonard Cash will begin a short series on the drug store, built in 1890 by D.W. Fawkes, that once occupied lot 9 on block 10. A fire later destroyed this building in 1998, as well as the...

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512 Propaganda, a bucking bull raised in Weston County by the Podio family, at the Badlands Circuit Finals in Minot, N.D. 512 Propaganda will be making an appearance at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in December, along with Braggin Rights, a bare back horse raised by the Wilson family in Kyle, S.D. The Wilsons and the Podios are partners in Muddy Creek ProRodeo, a stock contractor in the PRCA.

 
KateLynn Slaamot NLJ Correspondent   The Podio family, owners of the Circle Nine Cattle Company, have been raising bucking bulls on their land for the amateur rodeo circuit for about a decade, according to Rebecca Podio. However, recently they became pro rodeo stock contractors, and they are...

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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...

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