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Police on higher alert after online threat talk

Loren Calvin Padgett Jr.

Winds rip through county; trees fall, warnings issued

Kidz Zone brings fair alive for youngest participants

PRCA cowboys ride into town for Riverton circuit stop at Fair

Speed a factor in fatal car crash, patrol says

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Police on higher alert after online threat talk

Law enforcement officers patrolling the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo are on high alert this week due to reported threats of violence at the annual ...

Swine, quilts and alfalfa hay have their virtues but are not likely to excite young kids.
Fortunately, children 8 and younger have the Fremont County Fair ...

Overheard at the fair: July 28

Betty Merritt and Sherry Settlemire, friends from Riverton, enjoyed the fair with their hair dyed pink to honor Settlemire's daughter Brandii Potter who died ...

Gusts neared 60 mph in many Fremont County locations.

Strong winds that blew through Fremont County on Monday downed a tree that landed on a trailer ...

Fatal victim of Friday wreck was Denver man

A Denver man died Friday in a one-vehicle rollover on South Pass.
Joseph M. Rodriguez, 25, of Denver, died at SageWest Health Care at Lander of blunt-force ...

Four-star general to take command of Warren AFB, other nuke sites

WASHINGTON -- Working to reinvigorate its nuclear force after years of missteps and scandal, the Air Force is putting a four-star general in charge for the ...

Report makes strong case for Wyoming wind in California

CHEYENNE -- California regulators could achieve savings in water use, electricity rates and greenhouse emissions by turning to Wyoming wind power to help offset ...


Man killed in two-truck accident
EVANSTON -- Authorities say a 54-year-old man was killed in a crash involving two tractor-trucks near Evanston.
The ...


An enjoyable day of baseball north of border

Melanie had purchased a special gift for Louise, her father. It was a combination Fathers Day and birthday present --a ticket for the man who and never seen a ...

Flags flew and dust blew as the wind whipped across the Fremont County Fairgrounds Monday evening as some of the roughest cowboys and rankest rides of the ...

Central Wyoming College head cross-country coach Al Lara's face lights up when he discusses his incoming recruits this season.
In the program's second year, ...


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Fair week
Fremont County Fair week is here. It's always one of the most enjoyable times of our year, bringing people together for very good reasons, ...

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Steve Willow's ...

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