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Hill, Mead mix it up at governor debate

Republicans Taylor Haynes and Democrat Pete Gosar also
participated.

CHEYENNE -- State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill lashed out at ...

Around the fair: July 30

- Residents have reported long delays driving near the fairgrounds after evening entertainment.
Some were stuck in traffic for as much as half an hour between ...

Pocket Pet show brings odd critters to fairgrounds

In a typical scene at the Fremont County Fair, a group of youths gathered to show their prized animals to a panel of judges Monday afternoon. What were not ...

Close calls illustrate fire danger

A cigarette butt thoughtlessly flicked into a tree line last weekend at Grannier Meadows nearly sparked a disaster for the Shoshone National Forest. Flames ...

No one was injured in a structure fire that caused significant damage to a home at 801 N. N. 16th St. E.
After investigation, officials believe the 6 p.m. ...

Solid waste district purchasing equipment, targeting efficiency

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District is moving forward with purchasing several pieces of heavy equipment, some of which is part of a plan to ...

Man shot to death in altercation with police on reservation

Officials say a suspect in a weapons offense was killed Tuesday evening in an officer-involved shooting on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Information ...

Getting better by degrees

Making homemade ice cream achieve brand flavor

On Father's Day, I picked a fight with my dad.
The argument was about homemade ice cream, and the ...

Today

Deaths
ARKINSON
Valeria Rose Arkinson (Engavo), 66, of Fort Washakie, died of natural causes Thursday, July 24, at her home. Traditional services with ...

Whooping cough growing into a problem for Wyoming

With continued growth in reported pertussis (whooping cough) cases this year, the Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging awareness of the disease and ...

Digest

Flood watch for southeastern Wyoming
CHEYENNE -- Southeastern Wyoming could get heavy rain from a strong storm system mixing with seasonal monsoon ...

Secretary of state candidates debate; one contender absent

CHEYENNE -- Three candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Wyoming secretary of state met Monday at a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters in ...

EPA begins hearing on new coal emissions rule

DENVER -- Hundreds of people across the country are telling the Environmental Protection Agency its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not ...

Around the fair: July 29

- Handing -- or throwing -- out candy or prizes from floats is nothing new at the Fremont County Fair Parade, but the entry accompanying Rich Pingetzer's huge ...

Tri-Valley float came together in a day

Creating a float for their club was all in a day's work for members of Tri-Valley 4-H of rural Riverton.
The float forSaturdayevening's Fremont County Fair ...

Hornecker wants fourth sheriff term

Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker says he is running for a fourth term based on his agency's accomplishments over the past 12 years.
"We want to continue ...

Woman accused in baby killing found competent for trial

Ardis Sierra Enos is charged with first-degree murder.

A federal judge has found an Ethete woman competent to stand trial for first-degree murder. A ...

Doo-Wah group boasts long list of noteworthy collaborations

Entertaining on the free stage July 28 to Aug. 2 at the Fremont County Fair are the Doo-Wah Riders, a harmonizing vocal group backed by guitar, accordion and ...

The theme for this year's Fremont County Fair and Rodeo is "Kids, Kritters and Kool Knights."
To celebrate the latter part of the phrase, fair organizers are ...

E-cigarettes not allowed at fairgrounds, board says

The Fremont County Fair and Rodeo Board has decided to ban the use of electronic cigarettes during this year's event.
"They're going to treat it the same as ...

 
 

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