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Four school sendoff

CCSD2 maintenance engineer gets big retirement turnout


Mike Armstrong

HEM principal Steve Priest welcomes Lorin Young.

Lorin Young is a self described retired coal miner. He is originally from Utah, but came to Wyoming when he was nine. He met his wife, Cheryl, in Rawlins and they came to Hanna to work for the mines. Young worked in mines around Hanna in the 1970s and then Steamboat, Colo. for 33 years. He said Peabody was his last coal mining employer after it bought out RAG Shoshone Coal Corporation.

"Peabody was a good company to work for," Young said. "You hear about big companies not caring, but with Peabody that wasn't true. They were good to us."

They enjoyed Hanna and considered it home, but when t...

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