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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Queen says service on royalty is rewarding, educational, fun

The queen of the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo for 2015 has made her way through the ...

Von Krosigks say showing animals can help youth develop work ethic

"You guys ready to practice now?" Wendell Von Krosigk asked the 10 kids gathered ...

Kerry Wallace started to focus more on her music after her children graduated from Wind River High School in Pavillion.

A local entertainer will ...

A Wyoming resident and veteran of the rodeo circuit will show off his musical talents instead of his bronc riding skills during the Fremont County Fair and ...

Smerud-Woods-Barrett families have produced three generations of 4-H'ers

A Riverton family has taken to heart the meaning behind 4-H, keeping the ...

The Ranger's annual Ice Cream Freeze Off is back for the 2015 Fremont County Fair and Rodeo.
The competition begins at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, in the ...

In her new role, Wadsworth has pushed to increase the fair's visibility on social media.

Kari Jo Wadsworth has returned to Riverton this summer for ...

Alligators will appear in Riverton this year as part of the 2015 Fremont County Fair and Rodeo.
Fair manager Barney Cosner said the gators are part of an ...

Area singers to perform anthem for eight evenings of fair events

They participated in a "Fremont County's The Voice" competition in June to be chosen for the honor.

Local singers will perform the national anthem ...

J.J. Pingetzer has been showing swine at the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo for five years, but he did not always raise pigs.
"My first year in 4-H I did cows, ...

Wyoming digest

Swimmer missing in Yellowstone
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A search is under way in Yellowstone National Park for a seasonal worker from China who went ...

Museum leading new eagle research

POWELL -- A team headquartered at the Draper Museum is studying golden eagles to learn how to manage and protect the raptors and their habitat.
The golden ...

 
 

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