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By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2020

Longtime Fremont County Fair manager Barney Cosner has resigned. Fair office manager Pat Hart has been promoted to fill Cosner's position, at the county-paid ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2019

After delivering an energetic interview before the Fremont County Board of Commissioners, Alan Sinner of Riverton was appointed to serve a one-and-a-half-year ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 18, 2019

Bidders and buyers rewarded hard work by young livestock exhibitors at the Fremont County Junior Livestock Sale, in which the week-long sounds, scents, toil ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Aug 15, 2019

As a capacity grandstand crowd cheered and applauded, Devon Oldman smiled after pushing the timer button atop a 12-foot tower at the end of the Fremont County ...

Staff
Aug 6, 2019

The Fremont County Fair drew its accustomed big crowd to the shade of the big tent Saturday, as buyers lined up to bid on market livestock shown by the young ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 4, 2019

The PRCA Ram Rodeo played out to nearly capacity crowds Monday and Tuesday night at the 106th annual Fremont County Fair. Local cowboys and cowgirls fared ...


By Randy Tucker and Steve Peck
Aug 4, 2019

The 106th Fremont County Fair drew spectators to the show rings, exhibit halls and grandstand arena through the week. Motorcycle stunt rider "Cowboy" Kenny ...

By Steve Peck and Randy Tucker
Aug 2, 2019

Another busy day occupied contestants, officials and spectators at the 106th Fremont County Fair. Karlee Freese of Lander gained some leverage on a lamb that ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 1, 2019

Fair parking is better Facing facts, it's clear that parking at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton is never going to be all that great. The site was ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 1, 2019

Riverton High School graduate Dane Bradley received a sophomore-year scholarship from the Fremont County Fair Board on Wednesday to help fuel his final year at ...

Staff
Aug 1, 2019

Fair notebook Junior livestock shows are now in full swing at the Fremont County Fair. Jace Anderson of Riverton showed Thursday morning for judge Erin ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Jul 30, 2019

Tyler Bingham of Honeyville, Utah, won Monday night's opening go-round at the PRCA Ram Rodeo at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. Bingham posted a ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Jul 30, 2019

Helpers in the sheep barn The livestock shows aren't for a couple days yet in most cases, but lots of preparation was taking place Monday afternoon at the ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Jul 30, 2019

After several crowd-pleasing years in a smaller venue, the racing wiener dogs of Fremont County now command a Sunday night audience in the Grand Arena at the ...

Staff
Jul 28, 2019

With Riverton Volunteer Fire Department Chief Henri DeClerq riding shotgun, RVFD Capt. Jake Blumenshine drove the department's 1937 Diamond T fire engine ...


Staff
Jul 25, 2019

Nighttime entertainment in the Fremont County Fair Grand Arena begins Saturday night with the ranch rodeo, then continues daily through Aug. 3, with an ...

Claire Manning
Jul 25, 2019

Young fashion designers gathered Wednesday for the Fremont County Fair Fashion Review at Riverton Middle School. Elsie Bott showed off her unique square skirt, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 8, 2019

The Fremont County Fair will be five days long again in 2019. This is the second year the fair has been shortened from its traditional 10-day schedule, and ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

Tawnie DeJonge bested five other candidates to become the newest member of Fremont County's fair board. "There were some fantastic candidates for that" ...

From staff reports
Aug 11, 2017

Six teams comprising 32 competitors entered the annual Fremont County Fair Ice Cream Freeze Off on Saturday, judged for the 26th consecutive time by the Ranger ...

Photo by Randy Tucker
Aug 8, 2017

Dusty Watts (2), Mike Mitchell (29) and Rob Lange (50) drove in the Elks Demolition Derby at the Fremont County Fairgrounds on ...


Photo by Alejandra Silva
Aug 8, 2017

Team Swine Squealers consisting of Maddy Hunsberger, Hannah Woodward, Megan Winfield, and Callie Farrar chased after a slippery, fast hog at the Hogs 'N' Mud ...

Photo by Randy Tucker
Aug 6, 2017

The O'Connor Auto Body truck shut down in its first run at the Fremont County Fair truck and tractor pull Friday night but got a quick repair from the pit crew ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 6, 2017

It's called the Fremont County fair but a team roper made the long trip from Honolulu, Hawaii, this year and the rodeo lineup was dotted with entries from ...


From staff reports
Aug 4, 2017

All kinds of cows were on display Friday morning at the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo. The day began with youth beef cattle showmanship, followed by the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 4, 2017

Entries in any talent category are invited to the free stage at the fairgrounds for the contest, which runs Saturday from noon to 4 ...

Photo by Randy Tucker
Aug 3, 2017

Dawson Lane of Riverton was the reserve champion in hog breeding Wednesday afternoon, showing a Yorkshire/Hampshire cross at the Fremont County ...


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