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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Fire & Livestock: Local leaders discuss options


August 1, 2017

TEN SLEEP – Leaders from several agencies held an open house and educational session in Ten Sleep on Friday to discuss what to do with livestock in the event of fast moving wild fires on private and public land.

Led by Karen Fenton of the Washakie County Conservation District and Washakie County Extension Educator Caitlyn Youngquist, the session emphasized planning for a wildfire event, and coordination with local agencies and departments to seek the best options for keeping livestock safe.

Worland Fire Chief Chris Kocher and Shane Starbuck of the Ten Sleep Fire Department were on hand to...

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