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Thanks for changing the fair parade back to the morning

Editor:
I just want to say how happy I am, and a lot of people I know as well, that the Fremont County fair parade was moved back to the morning.
It is so ...

Three taken, leaving us behind

These are the kind of occasions that leaves us to ponder the imponderable.

Near the end of Kurt Vonnegut's novel "Cat's Cradle," a dialogue takes ...

Republicans had best not get cocky

"The past is never dead," wrote Faulkner. "It's not even past."

Republicans who have not won a majority of the vote in a U.S. presidential election ...

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Powered by people, the old fairgrounds come to life again

Far more than animals, arts and crafts, and produce are on display this week at the Fremont ...

Wyoming digest

Man gets probation for sword attack
POWELL -- A 23-year-old Powell man accused of using a Japanese-style sword to attack his roommate during an ...

DA charges man in bar shooting

CASPER -- Prosecutors have charged a 21-year-old man with murder and other crimes in connection with the shooting death of another man outside a bar in ...

Frontier Days rodeo-goers get peek at action behind the chutes

A huge crowd headed out from the Old West Museum to get an up-close and personal look at the workings of the rodeo.
About 270 people took part in a one-mile ...

Sierra Club sues feds over shale development

The action includes Wyoming and two other shale states.

SALT LAKE CITY -- The federal government is being sued for opening up parts of the Rocky ...

Raymond A. Fortuna

Raymond Anthony Fortuna was born Nov. 28, 1934, in Rock Springs and died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Riverton.
He graduated from Reliance High School in 1953 ...

Bernard Thomas Sinclair

B. "Tom" Sinclair of Lander died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Lander Regional Medical Center of natural causes.
He was 88 years old.
A celebration of life was ...

DaJuana Crichton

DaJuana Crichton of Riverton died at Riverton Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. She was 55 years old.
Cremation has taken place, as were her ...

The closest thing to the Fremont County Fair in 1945 was the summertime pro rodeo in Riverton, reflecting an interruption in traditional fair activities ...

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Chip sealing begins on U.S. 26/287
Chip sealing of more than 22 miles of U.S. 26/287 between Dubois and Diversion Dam was scheduled to begin ...

Volunteers to drink alcohol, drive simulator in 'Wet Lab' experiment

In an effort to raise awareness about the effects of drinking and driving, Injury Prevention Resources will host a large-scale, public "Wet Lab" from 9 a.m. to ...

Humanities council to sponsor fall reading series

The Wyoming Humanities Council will sponsor "Reading Wyoming," its community-based book discussion series, in Riverton as well as Guernsey, Lusk, Pine Bluffs, ...

Select committee praises county, tribes for contract

The Select Committee on Tribal Relations received an update July 16 on the solid waste contract recently agreed upon by the Northern Arapaho and Eastern ...

Atlantic City hosting an Open House, Art Walk

The day's events include live music, a coloring contest, free self-guided tours and a poker run.

Atlantic City will host its seventh annual ...

Spitter faces felony charges for incident with deputies

The man who spit on Fremont County Detention Center staff after being arrested for stealing a truck in Riverton now faces two felony assault charges in ...

Ambulance disagreement settled for now with OK of $2.8M budget

After delays amid sometimes heated discussion for several weeks, Fremont County Commissioners have approved a $2.8 million budget for the Fremont County ...

Big crowds and mild temperatures greeted the Fremont County Fair Parade on Saturday morning, the first big event on the public schedule for the 100th fair.
A ...

 
 

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