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Stories tagged: South Pass

From staff reports
Jun 18, 2017

The South Pass City State Historic Site will be presented in a different light during the "Catch the Night Shift: Lantern Tour and Scotch Tasting" on June 20 ...

South Pass City State Historic Site
Oct 30, 2016

Jon Lane gave a first-hand lesson in gold panning to the more than 50 students and their families from the Wyoming Connections Academy recently took a field ...

From staff reports
Jul 31, 2016

In the first of two new exhibits, the Pioneer Museum in Lander examines pottery used by American Indians in Wyoming in the new display. There are a number of ...


Photo by Daniel Bendtsen
Jul 13, 2016

Allen Kiernan, known as "Gator" during Gold Rush Days, operated an arrastra outside of South Pass City. The arrastra at South Pass was built in 2013, but ...

Photo by Daniel Bendtsen
Jul 12, 2016

Hale, Becky and Meeka Iwen panned for gold Sunday in Willow Creek during Gold Rush Days in South Pass ...

From wire reports
Jul 8, 2016

South Pass City State Historic Site hosts the Gold Rush Days this Saturday and Sunday, July 9-10, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Site superintendent Joe ...


By Robert H. Peck, Staff Writer
Jun 16, 2016

The contributions gain importance in light of possible state funding shortfalls. The Carissa Mine and Mill site near South Pass City State Historic ...

From Staff Reports
Dec 16, 2015

South Pass City has been named in the Wyoming Top 10 Artifacts for 2015 through the Wyoming State Historical Society and the University of Wyoming ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Oct 25, 2015

Fishing, boating, beaches and camping at Boysen State Park brought in 115,000 visitors last year - enough to be ranked the seventh-busiest state park in ...


From staff reports
Sep 13, 2015

South Pass City was beginning its revival in the late 1960s, on the way to becoming the full Wyoming State Historic Site it is today. In Lander, Don Stough ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2015

Firefighters pounced on a forest fire Thursday on Limestone Mountain before it grew out of control. The U.S. Forest Service will continue to monitor the area ...

From staff reports
Jul 28, 2015

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 ...


From staff reports
Jul 26, 2015

Nature walk focuses on South Pass area "What the heck is salix bebbiana?" Find out on Friday when renowned biologist and avid naturalist John ...

By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor
Jul 15, 2015

Riverton ended Lander's five-year run on top at the annual vintage baseball tournament at South Pass City Gold Rush Days, winning the title on Sunday. In the ...

From staff reports
Jul 12, 2015

Work begins Wednesday on Wyoming Highway 28 over South Pass. A Wyoming Department of Transportation paving crew is scheduled to move to Wyoming ...


From staff reports
Jul 9, 2015

The annual celebration is Saturday and Sunday in South Pass City. Each summer the South Pass City State Historic Site hosts Gold Rush Days, which ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2015

Restoring historical exhibits at the Carissa Mine in South Pass City benefits from several partners. Historian Jon Lane at the South Pass City Historic Site ...

By Robert H. Peck, Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2015

Real-deal gold-mine restoration is even better The elaborate, ancient interior of South Pass City's Carissa Mine and Mill site seems less like an old ...


From staff reports
Jun 4, 2015

The Arizona man charged with homicide by vehicle in connection with a crash that occurred more than a year ago said he couldn't see at the time of the incident ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 2, 2015

David Hoyt, 54, of Apache Junction, Ariz., has been arrested on a Fremont County warrant for homicide by vehicle related to a fatal accident in January 2014 on ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 20, 2015

After being reported initially as a possible fatal wreck, a two-vehicle accident Tuesday near South Pass had a much better outcome. Officials say everyone ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer
Feb 6, 2015

A Reliance man broke the window of a South Pass City State Historic Site office Jan. 17 to use the phone after his vehicle had been stuck for several hours in ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 3, 2015

On Togwotee Pass above Dubois, there were 55 inches on the ground Tuesday. Winter recreation enthusiasts have managed to enjoy the outdoors this year ...

From staff reports
Jan 11, 2015

Historians Jon Lane and Susan Layman will be available to answer questions about South Pass City during Coffee with a Historian on Wednesday. The two can tell ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Dec 14, 2014

Ozone levels measured on South Pass could be an issue if and when new federal air pollution standards take effect in three years. The most recent value was 65 ...

From staff reports
Sep 20, 2014

Gov. Matt Mead has proclaimed September as Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month and cited the importance archaeology plays in the scientific study of material ...

From staff reports
Aug 24, 2014

Friends of South Pass is hosting Run for the Gold, an ATV poker run and mine tour, on Aug. 31 at the state historic site. Funds raised with the event will ...


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