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Jared Oakleaf, Lander
Oct 26, 2017

Editor: During the 2017 Great American Eclipse, thousands of national and international visitors took advantage of prime viewing and camping opportunities on ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2017

The city of Riverton didn't make nearly enough money on this summer's solar eclipse considering municipal expenses during the mid-August event. In a report to ...

From staff reports
Sep 28, 2017

The Wind River Visitors Council spent more than a year fixated on Aug. 21's total solar eclipse. Expectations were high, but after a month of research, the ...


From wire reports
Sep 19, 2017

JACKSON (AP) -- A recent report says Jackson Hole lodging had about 98 percent occupancy on the day of the solar eclipse and the day before. According to the ...

From staff reports
Sep 17, 2017

A team of experts from Google and University of California Berkeley decided that Dubois was the place to be for the days surrounding this year's much ...

Bob Sobocinski, Sandy, Utah
Sep 12, 2017

Editor: We had a great time. Camped along the shore of Boysen. One of our vehicles wouldn't start on the way home, and we had it towed to a shop on Federal ...


From the Wyoming Highway Patrol
Sep 1, 2017

The Wyoming Highway Patrol stayed busy during the recent solar eclipse while observing a surge in traffic during the event. WHP troopers around the state ...

Dale Hillaeus, Riverton
Aug 31, 2017

Editor: The mayor asked the people of Riverton to "make our city shine" for all the eclipse visitors. I believe we did that. For myself, I didn't want my ...

From staff reports
Aug 27, 2017

Thousands of national and international visitors took advantage of prime viewing and camping opportunities on public lands managed by the BLM and state during ...

 

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 25, 2017

We made quite an effort preparing for the eclipse Was it worth it? As Monday fades to history, that question might well be on the minds of a lot of us. In ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Aug 25, 2017

Post-eclipse reports suggest the City of Riverton provided tourists with a positive experience during the long-awaited day. The city began planning and ...

 
Photo by Alejandra Silva
Aug 24, 2017

Central Wyoming College's Entrada Club hosted the Lantern Eclipse Party with a barbecue dinner and free movie Sunday evening on campus in Riverton. Brogan ...

 

By Clair McFarland
Aug 24, 2017

Once, there was a wise and benevolent king who ruled a vast, busy kingdom. Under his reign, people worked and loved, lived and died. The king's laws and ...

From staff reports
Aug 24, 2017

County law enforcement officials said their 72-hour "eclipse emergency operation" proceeded largely as planned, with the exception of a few unusual issues - ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 23, 2017

Thousands more vehicles than normal streamed into Fremont County over the course of several days prior to Monday's total solar eclipse. Once the event was ...

 

Photo by Steve Peck
Aug 23, 2017

Solar eclipse enthusiasts scouted many locations around Riverton for optimum viewing. This group set up alongside Wolverine Field, soon to come alive for the ...

 
By Mead Gruver, Associated Press
Aug 22, 2017

GLENDO (AP) -- Mostly sunny skies across Wyoming provided a clear view of the total solar eclipse, and while heavy traffic clogged roads and highways before and ...

From wire reports
Aug 22, 2017

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Transportation and Wyoming Highway Patrol worked to keep traffic moving Monday while the state experienced historic ...


By Daniel Bendtsen Staff Writer, with staff reports
Aug 22, 2017

A dazzling sight treated Fremont County residents and thousands of visitors Monday morning when the first total solar eclipse visible in 99 years arrived at ...

 
By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 22, 2017

And now it has come and gone The first mentions of the 2017 solar eclipse around Fremont County began to be heard in places the newspaper staff pays ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Aug 22, 2017

"The sun is dying! Long live the sun!" Loren Acton jokingly yelled as Earth's middle-aged star became a mere sliver in Riverton's late morning sky. Acton ...

 

Bryce Karns, Riverton
Aug 22, 2017

Editor: To me, the most important part of the eclipse information concerning the crowds was what they were going to do to the mountains and campgrounds. In ...

From staff reports
Aug 20, 2017

- Chris Jones with the National Weather Service office in Riverton is scheduled to work the evening shift Aug. 21, so he is planning to stay home with his ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017

Friday car wreck kills eclipse visitor near Dubois; big traffic jump noted The solar eclipse weekend claimed its first victim in Fremont County on ...


From staff reports
Aug 20, 2017

In connection to the Great American Eclipse that will be seen on August 21, the Riverton Museum has created an eclipse exhibit that focuses on a similar solar ...

From staff reports
Aug 20, 2017

Fremont County residents last got a solar treat comparable to what's coming Monday in February 1979, but it wasn't quite total. A well-documented and widely ...

From nationaleclipse.com
Aug 18, 2017

The most important aspect of any solar eclipse is eye safety. While it's perfectly safe to view a solar eclipse using safe eclipse viewing procedures, ...


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