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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Two minutes of darkness: Ten Sleep plans for eclipse


May 12, 2017

TEN SLEEP – Just how does a northern Wyoming town of 260 prepare for a once-in-a-lifetime event, which could potentially draw thousands of visitors to the area? Will there be enough ice? Should the city supply restrooms and emergency medical care? What do you do with travelers that get lost or break down?

For a town with only one Automatic Teller Machine, no in-town police force and an all-volunteer fire department, it’s a lot to think about.

On Wednesday, a dozen residents and business owners gathered at the town’s senior center to brainstorm the many possibilities, from running out...

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