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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 ...

Tribes pushing to end health care mandate

CHEYENNE -- Representatives of several Indian tribes say they support legislation introduced by congressional Republicans this week that would exempt tribes ...

No change for week in Wyoming's rig count; national tally falls six more to stand at 897

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by six this week to ...

South Pass rollover kills one; three ejected from out-of-state car

One person is confirmed dead after a single-vehicle crash Friday near South Pass.
At least one other person was injured critically.
According to Wyoming ...

New 'WOTUS' proposal a 'bad, bad rule,' lawmaker says; pushback predicted

The Waters of the United States proposal is nothing more than Washington, D.C., trying to dictate how Wyoming and other states regulate water, says state Sen. ...

U-mine gets permit; more to be required

Uranium mining is a step closer to returning to Fremont County after the Sheep Mountain project received a state permit this month.
The State of Wyoming ...

Road sign vandalism a significant problem; Fremont County has most

When vandals steal or paint roadway signs, or shoot signs with high-powered handguns, rifles and shotguns, highway safety is compromised and taxpayers ...

New library chief named

JoAnn Collins of northern California is the new director of the Fremont County Library System.
Her hire was approved unanimously by the Library Board of ...

The Fremont County Museums System launched a website recently for its three museums in Lander, Riverton and Dubois.
The new ...

Speed a factor in fatal car crash, patrol says

Emergency responders at the scene of a fatal crash south of Ethete said speeds were a factor in the incident.
"Witnesses said (the drivers were) potentially ...

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

Tough Enough to Wear Pink night Tuesday at rodeo

The eighth annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink live auction event is hosted in Riverton on Tuesday, July 28, at the Fremont County Fairgrounds arena.
Tough ...

New traffic light powers up Tuesday at intersection

A new traffic signal at the intersection of Wyoming 137 and Wyoming 789 south of Riverton is scheduled to receive power Tues-day, July 28 as the subcontractor ...

The first commercial oil production in Wyoming took place in Fremont County -- the Dallas Field just east of Lander to be exact.
This is believed to be a ...

A suspicious package found July 21 at the Fremont County Courthouse was determined harmless after multiple departments investigated the scene.
Just before 4 ...

 
 

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