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  1. Twila Van Leer: Disability didn't deter this Mormon pioneerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Deseret News

    ... Giles continued the journey with a partner, Alfred Reese, who was assigned to help him. When they reached Fort Bridger, Wyoming, it appeared that Giles was near death. He and Reese were left, apparently to await Giles' death. But Giles knew that an ...

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  2. Capt. Simpson led the way for Pony Express Trail's creationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... and Smith replied "It is for God's sake that I will burn them." It was a very cold winter in the coals at Fort Bridger that year. It is often stated that other men, most notably George Chorpenning and Howard Egan, should get the credit for ...

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  3. Pruitt's leadership at EPA will restore its constitutional roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... can be measured in terms of real people and their everyday lives. Take the case of Andy Johnson, a rancher in Fort Bridger, Wyo. Federal authorities told him he failed to get their permission prior to building a stock pond on his property to improve ...

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  4. High School Basketball: Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson @ NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    ... 1852, the town was known as Kanesville. Part of the historic Mormon Trail, the route between Kanesville and Fort Bridger, Wyoming, followed pretty much the route of the Oregon Trail. Kanesville was known as the main outfitting point for Mormons ...

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  5. Free hiking New Year's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | KGWN

    ... ver, Edness K. Wilkins, Guernsey, Keyhole, Sinks Canyon and Buffalo Bill state parks. They will also be held at Fort Bridger, Fort Fred Steele, Trail End and South Pass City state historic sites and the Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Area.

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  6. Wyoming state parks offering free New Year's Day hikesRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2016 | KSL-TV

    ... ver, Edness K. Wilkins, Guernsey, Keyhole, Sinks Canyon and Buffalo Bill state parks. They will also be held at Fort Bridger, Fort Fred Steele, Trail End and South Pass City state historic sites and the Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Area.

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  7. The Donner PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | BellaOnline

    ... their trek to the fertile fields of California. The first three months passed uneventfully; once arrived at Fort Bridger in what is now Wyoming, however, hubris reared its ugly head. The group decided to attempt a shortcut through present-day Utah ...

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  8. Festival trilogy set for this weekend at City's rec. complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... of the rendezvous, Tooele resident Blair Hope, said he attended his first rendezvous when he was 13 in Fort Bridger, Wyoming. That got him hooked and he's been a mountain man for more than 20 years. "It's contagious," he said. "It's a great ...

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  9. Utah Hike of the Week: Kings Peak via Henrys Fork TrailheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Mountains. Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. Directions a Take I-80 east through Evanston, Wyo., following exit 34 toward Fort Bridger and Mountain View. Follow WY-410 south as it becomes Co Rd 283, then FR017 and FR077 until you reach the trailhead. Hike a ...

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  10. Taylor Halverson: When former Gov. Boggs' group traveled with the ill-fated Donner PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Deseret News

    ... Boggs stepped up to fill the role. The California emigrants were now called the Boggs Party. When they reached Fort Bridger, Wyoming, a division arose, according to the biography. The Donner Party, seeking to minimize travel time to California, ...

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