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There is no need to wait any longer for the holiday season this year - almost every day will be a little bit like Christmas in Fremont County through ...

Three small-town races contested

Two of three write-in candidates win election

Contested races emerged this year in three of four small-town council races in Fremont County.
In ...

Shoshoni Days events start Friday

The arrival of warm days, chartreuse leaves, and baby animals brings the anticipation of summer days on the cool, refreshing Boysen Reservoirin Fremont ...

My former player, gone far too soon

Mike Kenyon was a vital part of a magical four days my team and I had at the 1985 state basketball tournament.

One of the hardest things about ...

Ellen Kenyon

Ellen Kenyon of Shoshoni died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Rock Springs after a long illness. As were her wishes, cremation has taken place, and no ...

Hernandez to wed Meyer in November

Jubilee Dawn Hernandez of San Antonio, Texas, and Timothy Robert Meyer of Shoshoni have announced their engagement.
The future bride is a 2012 home school ...

This was a familiar sight from Lander to Shoshoni in 1991. The Chicago and North Western railroad tracks were being removed.
In the 1980s, with truck freight ...

Certain competitions always get a head start on the rest of the Fremont County Fair, with the style show usually among them.
In 1961, when the fair was ...

What do oil spills, greasy clothes and show lambs have in common?
The answer: Dawn dish washing liquid.
In an informal survey of 4-H and FFA members and ...

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, ...

Police arrest man found in abandoned motel with teen

Both individuals were charged with criminal entry and criminal trespass.

A 30-year-old Riverton man was arrested June 27 after he was found in an ...

Officials said lightning was the cause of a fire June 28 at the Moneta Divide Gas and Oil Development Project east of Shoshoni.
No one was injured in the ...

Driver in fatal wreck had alcohol level of .314

The driver in a fatal, one-vehicle rollover this month near Boysen Reservoir was intoxicated at the time of his death, according to autopsy reports.
Rupert D. ...

The Don Layton Memorial Antique Tractor and Engine Show is Saturday and Sunday in Shoshoni.
The event is sponsored by the Wind River Flywheelers and is named ...

Numerous weather advisories in effect for Fremont County

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a ...

Shoshoni man earns Driver of the Year award from WTA

Gary Albrandt has logged more than 3.4 million miles with no preventable accidents in his professional career.

A professional truck driver from ...

Two killed in vehicle rollover Tuesday; no seatbelts were worn

Two Fremont County men died Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover west of Shoshoni.
Reports state Rupert D. Goggles Jr., 42, of St. Stephen's, and ...

Highway open after slides, but train tracks in canyon closed

Officials do not have an exact estimate on the timeline for reopening the line.

This week's mud slides between Shoshoni and Thermopolis caused damage ...

Canyon highway open again, but saturated walls still of concern

The roadway through Wind River was reopened to vehicle traffic at about 10 a.m. Wednesday, but motorists still should expect slow driving conditions due to mud ...

Rainfall sets records, causes mud slides and flood worries

Two precipitation records were set this weekend in Riverton, with rainfall causing mud slides and flooding scares throughout the area.
Riverton saw 1.06 inch ...

 
 

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