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Feb 18, 2018

Strong winds brought down the canopy at the vacant Husky service station in Riverton 32 years ago this week, but the problem started with melting ice, not ...

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Feb 11, 2018

A calm Wednesday morning in Lander was splintered 47 years ago this month with the words "The hotel's on fire!" uttered by a downtown office worker who saw the ...

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Feb 4, 2018

Many a fledgling town in the West was devastated by fire in its early days. When it happened to Shoshoni, townspeople answered with bricks. The Chicago and ...


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Jan 28, 2018

Enrolled members of the Northern Arapaho Tribe appeared in several Hollywood motion pictures in the silent-movie era. This photograph is a scene from one of ...

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Jan 14, 2018

For fun in the style of the Old West, Larry and Jan Hartwell's Hart Ranch Hideout near Lander was the place to go in 1997. The California transplants bought ...

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Dec 22, 2017

Santa Claus made a glamorous arrival in 1955, touching down at Riverton Regional Airport the Saturday before Christmas in a freshly painted DC-3 Sunliner ...


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Nov 26, 2017

The annual Fremont County fire safety essay contest was a staple of life at Riverton elementary schools in decades past, and these were the winners announced ...

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Nov 19, 2017

Eighteen years ago this fall, Andy Ben of Lander and other members of his Fremont County family traveled back to their native Cambodia. They had fled Cambodia ...

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Sep 24, 2017

The Lander One Shot Antelope Hunt has a history of attracting celebrities from sports and entertainment, and the 1969 edition attracted its share. NASA ...


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