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The owners spent two months renovating the former Desert Cafe.

A Riverton family hopes a good location will help their new Shoshoni diner thrive. The ...

Mayor and council races shape up for November; primary totals certified

Races for many municipal council offices in Fremont County are in place following the Aug. 19 primary election.
Some fields were narrowed to two candidates ...

Author giving talk Saturday

Wyoming author Craig Johnson will be in Shoshoni this weekend to discuss his book "Spirit of Steamboat."
"Spirit" was selected as part of the 2014 One Book ...

Two Governor's Cup tennis championships for Conrad

Marty Conrad swept the 3.5 singles and doubles tennis tittles Sunday at the Wyoming Governor's Cup in Cheyenne.
In the doubles competition, Conrad teamed up ...

CWC cowgirl, Lander native advance to finals at CNFR

Kaylee Burnett was fifth going into the finals in goat tying; Riley Krassin was placed 11th in steer wrestling in Casper.

Kaylee Burnett and Riley ...

Colorado woman dies in one-vehicle rollover near Shoshoni

A 29-year-old Wiggins, Colo., woman was killed in a one-vehicle rollover at about 4 a.m. Wednesday east of Shoshoni.
Officials say Cheryl L. Rapue was ...

Spratt rounds out Gillette rodeo team

Cowgirl Coralle Spratt has found her second home in Gillette College.
After transferring from Northeastern Junior College, Spratt stayed in the Central Rocky ...

County organizers try Life R U Ready event on local students

Local health officials recently role-played the consequences of drug use and underage drinking with county sixth-graders, hoping to reduce the risky behaviors. ...

Antique engines go on display at annual show

The 19th Annual Don Layton Memorial Antique Tractor and Engine Show will be June 14 and June 15 in Shoshoni. Admission is free.
The show opens at 9 a.m. when ...

Shoshoni man named Wyoming History Teacher of the Year

Shoshoni High School teacher Max Mills has been named the 2014 Wyoming History Teacher of the Year.
Mills will receive a $1,000 honorarium and will be in the ...

Shoshoni's superintendent has new post in District 25

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees approved new contracts and resignations in May.
The district awarded contracts to the following:
- ...

Students raise nearly $5K for American Heart Association

Shoshoni Elementary School students recently put their jump roping skills toward a good cause and raised nearly $5,000.
Janie Nirider said her physical ...

Drugs or booze likely factors in wreck that closed U.S. Highway 20

Officials believe alcohol or drugs were involved a traffic accident that closed U.S. Highway 20 north of Shoshoni.
According to reports, Roark Fairchild of ...

The discovery of the famed Lucky Mc uranium deposits in the Gas Hills east of Riverton sparked a rush of new prospecting in Fremont County.
Ordinary citizens ...

Shoshoni library hosting Cowboy Poetry Gathering

The Shoshoni Public Library is having its second annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
More poets are coming to the library this year. ...

Students grateful to receive UW Trustees' Scholars Award

Eight students from Fremont County have been awarded the University of Wyoming Trustees' Scholars Award.
The scholarship is renewable for up to four academic ...

Accident leaves Shoshoni without power for two hours

The town of Shoshoni was without power for about two hours Tuesday evening after a tractor-trailer combination reportedly struck some overhead power lines in ...

John Philp

The unassuming rancher from Lysite built an outstanding public career

John Philp made a good impression on people.
No doubt that is why an ...

Oldham, Pingetzer named Wyoming FFA Regional Stars Award recipients

CHEYENNE --Agriculture savvy, time management, organization, record-keeping and an outstanding work ethic are just a few of the characteristics all of the ...

Bruce sentenced to 4-10 years for Laster's death

Weighing a defendant's intentions against the outcome of his actions led a judge to sentence Shey Elan Bruce on Thursday to four to 10 years in prison for ...

 
 

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