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Hogs bring families together at county fair

The Crippen family started breeding pigs to support local competition.

Hogs and the fair are family affairs for Trish Crippen.
She has volunteered ...

'Bernoulli blower,' pendulums, blocks available all week in the Fremont Center

Science Zone director Steven Schnell said visitors should bring their ...

Over the past year, the Tough Enough to Help Cancer Fund has distributed $120,000 to area residents in need of financial assistance due to medical issues.
"So ...

Amanda Winchester, of Lander, has been participating in 4-H for 33 years.
She started when she was a child, competing in the events, and then became a leader ...

Great white sharks coming to fair

The live animals will be on display with the help of Great White Encounters of Florida.

Brave spectators will come face-to-face with predatory sharks ...

The Fremont County Fair and Rodeo has an intern helping with marketing this year: Kari Wadsworth of Riverton.
She has spent her time in the job preparing ...

Local officials are bracing for the impacts of local road construction on traffic at this year's Fremont County Fair and Rodeo.
Projects include roadwork ...

The Royalty is headed into the busiest time of their reign as they prepare to represent the 101st Fremont County Fair and Rodeo.

The Fremont ...

Lander earns chance at state LL title but loses twice to Cody

CODY -- The dream chase for a state Little League baseball title for the Lander Little League 11- and 12-year-old all-stars ended Saturday.
Cody came up with ...

Raiders claw back in ninth inning to secure state spot

The Riverton Raiders qualified for the American Legion state baseball tournament on Saturday, pulling out a 15-13 win against Evanston in a must-win game at ...

Riverton 15s take state, routing Douglas 12-1

It's the second Babe Ruth championship in a week's time for Riverton, whose 14-year-olds won.

GREEN RIVER -- The only thing left for the Riverton ...

Riverton is 'Indian Country'

Editor:
I am an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe. I would like to let all you non-native people know that you can write letters and cry around ...

We say we hate favoritism, but ...

The cult of celebrity keeps putting the same old names and faces
on top.

Ever notice that the coach's kid always gets to pitch?No matter how ...

Time machine

At fair time, it almost seems plausible

Is there such a thing as a time machine?
Maybe.
At the Fremont County Fair.
Of course the fair is new each ...

Planned tech buildings at university get state funding

CHEYENNE -- Plans to build new academic buildings at the University of Wyoming are moving forward.
Design and construction plans for the Engineering Building ...

Digest

No fatals on 287 for 21 months
LARAMIE -- A stretch of highway from Laramie to the Colorado state line recently went 21 months without a fatal crash, a ...

Thunderbird returns to Frontier Days after last year's interruption caused by sequester

Thousands of onlookers let out a roar Wednesday morning as the first Thunderbirds jet emerged under the cloud cover.
After a one-year absence from Cheyenne ...

Federal criticism occupies much of Republican forum

Republican candidates for state office sparred during a public forum Thursday night in Central Wyoming College's Little Theater.
The biggest theme that arose ...

Gosar has governor primary to himself

The former Wyoming Cowboy football standout is making his second run for the state's highest office.

Wyoming's current leadership is shortsighted, ...

District 21 trustees approve $20.7 million budget for next fiscal year

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees approved a budget for the fiscal year 2014-2015.
In a short budget hearing before the board's regular ...

 
 

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