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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 29, 2017

Fremont County residents have three state parks to choose from when considering a guided New Year's Day hike this year. Boysen State Park, Sinks Canyon State ...

From staff reports
Jul 31, 2016

In the first of two new exhibits, the Pioneer Museum in Lander examines pottery used by American Indians in Wyoming in the new display. There are a number of ...

By Robert H. Peck, Staff Writer
Jun 16, 2016

The contributions gain importance in light of possible state funding shortfalls. The Carissa Mine and Mill site near South Pass City State Historic ...


By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Oct 25, 2015

Fishing, boating, beaches and camping at Boysen State Park brought in 115,000 visitors last year - enough to be ranked the seventh-busiest state park in ...

From staff reports
Sep 13, 2015

South Pass City was beginning its revival in the late 1960s, on the way to becoming the full Wyoming State Historic Site it is today. In Lander, Don Stough ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2015

Firefighters pounced on a forest fire Thursday on Limestone Mountain before it grew out of control. The U.S. Forest Service will continue to monitor the area ...


From staff reports
Jul 28, 2015

A Denver man died Friday in a one-vehicle rollover on South Pass. Joseph M. Rodriguez, 25, of Denver, died at SageWest Health Care at Lander of blunt-force ...

By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor
Jul 15, 2015

Riverton ended Lander's five-year run on top at the annual vintage baseball tournament at South Pass City Gold Rush Days, winning the title on Sunday. In the ...

From staff reports
Jun 4, 2015

The Arizona man charged with homicide by vehicle in connection with a crash that occurred more than a year ago said he couldn't see at the time of the incident ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 2, 2015

David Hoyt, 54, of Apache Junction, Ariz., has been arrested on a Fremont County warrant for homicide by vehicle related to a fatal accident in January 2014 on ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 20, 2015

After being reported initially as a possible fatal wreck, a two-vehicle accident Tuesday near South Pass had a much better outcome. Officials say everyone ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 3, 2015

On Togwotee Pass above Dubois, there were 55 inches on the ground Tuesday. Winter recreation enthusiasts have managed to enjoy the outdoors this year ...


From staff reports
Jan 11, 2015

Historians Jon Lane and Susan Layman will be available to answer questions about South Pass City during Coffee with a Historian on Wednesday. The two can tell ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer
Jul 25, 2014

This year was the first time the Carissa Mine and Mill was open during the event. Organizers for South Pass City's Gold Rush Days called the weekend ...

By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor
Jul 16, 2014

Players use old-fashioned equipment and play under somewhat different rules from the modern game. Lander won three consecutive games on the second ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer
Jul 11, 2014

The two-day annual event begins Saturday in South Pass City. Gold Rush Days in South Pass City are set to kick off Saturday. The South Pass City ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer
Jun 20, 2014

Some residents in Lander had a little excitement June 13 when a moose was spotted in the downtown area. Large carnivore conflict coordinator Brian Debolt, of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 13, 2014

Donald Abernathy, 83, of Lander, died Sunday in a one-vehicle rollover on Wyoming Highway 789 south of Lander. Reports state he was driving north at about ...


From staff reports
Jan 21, 2014

Details on a fatal car accident Friday evening in Fremont County have been released. Gerald Haugen, 75, of Cody died at the scene of a two-vehicle, head-on ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2013

A man and woman from Las Vegas were arrested for possession of a controlled substance Saturday night after their overdue rental car was found abandoned near ...

By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2013

After nearly a decade of reconstruction, the Carissa Gold Mine is coming back to life for all to see, with the grand opening scheduled for Sunday near the ...


By Steven R. Peck
Aug 13, 2013

Dog days? We don't get too many days like these in Fremont County in mid-August, namely cool, mostly cloudy and something resembling humid. Take note, ...

By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer
Jul 11, 2013

The South Pass City State Historic Site will host the annual Gold Rush Days celebration from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 125 South Pass Ave. The ...

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