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Wyoming History

1972 - Fossil Butte National Monument 15 miles west of Kemmerer, WY, was established as a national monument.

2010 - At F.E. Warren Air Force Base communication was disrupted with 50 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles. The Air Force said the equipment failure lasted less than an hour and they never lost the ability to launch the missiles.

Wyoming Quote

"In and about the Grand Canyon the rocks are nearly tinged a brilliant yellow."
- Captain Jones, who visited the Upper Yellowstone River in 1873

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