Council talks multi-million-dollar grants, new housing

The city of Kemmerer has been trying to hire someone for an accounting/payroll clerk position with potential to go into deputy clerk level with no …

SLHD awarded $292,000 in ultrasound equipment

KEMMERER — The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has granted $291,933 to South Lincoln Hospital District to purchase a Sequoia Crown Edition ultrasound machine with echo …
Henry Ensign and Eli Jernigan participated in the state spelling bee, held last month in Rock Springs. Ensign finished in the top 20 and Jernigan took first place overall and will compete in the national spelling bee in May in Washington, D.C.

Kemmerer’s Jernigan wins state spelling bee, will compete at nationals in D.C.

Spellers from all corners of the state gathered at Western Wyoming Community College (Western) in Rock Springs on March 16, to determine which of the many local spelling bee winners would represent …

Unknown Saints Club donates to Legion, Lions Club

KEMMERER — A new chapter of The Unknown Saints Club in Kemmerer made a $600 donation to American Legion Post 55 and a $400 donation to the Kemmerer Lions Club. American Legion Post 55 …

‘Things are moving’ along with nuclear plant

KEMMERER — Coming out of a busy winter and poised for growth in the community this spring, Kemmerer City Administrator Brian Muir told the Gazette , “I think we are more ready. Housing is …
Sports
Ranger Brent Erickson placed 12th in the high jump at Friday’s Ted Schroeder Meet of Hope in Rock Springs.

KHS track and field teams compete at Schroeder Meet of Hope

Working against 40-50 mph winds for most of the afternoon, the Kemmerer High School track and field teams nonetheless turned in some solid performances at Friday’s Ted Schroeder Meet of Hope in …

Lady Rangers 12th, Rangers 13th at Farmington Super Meet

Spring has sprung in Farmington, Utah, and the Kemmerer High School track and field teams took full advantage of the gorgeous weather, turning in some solid performances at the Farmington Super Meet …

Cowgirls to play in the WNIT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — For the third consecutive season and the 12th time in program history the Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team has been selected to play in the WNIT. The WNIT’s full …
Three of the four members of last year’s State Champion 4x100 relay team (from left: Keira Heiner, Laynee Walker, Natasha Martinez and Jolee Swasey) are prepared to defend their title, as Walker, Martinez and Swasey were joined by freshman Claire Crosland to finish first Saturday at the Wind River Icebreaker. (
After a couple of weeks of indoor training, the Kemmerer High School track and field teams had the opportunity to compete outdoors over the weekend, opening the 2024 season at the Wind River …
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Obituaries
Rea Jill Buck
Rea Jill Buck, age 67, passed away in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 16. She was born Nov. 7, 1956, in Kemmerer, the daughter of James Raymond and Annie Louise (Castano) Buck. She graduated …
Helen Ruth Yeaman Snedden
Helen Ruth Yeaman was born on Jan. 28, 1932, in Georgetown, Idaho, to Ruth (Tippetts) and Ernest Darwin Yeaman. She was the second oldest of six children, the rest of whom were boys: Burnell, Garth, …
Wanda J. Hawes
Mrs. Wanda Hawes, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at South Lincoln Nursing Center in Kemmerer. Wanda was born on June 25, 1935, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was a devoted Christian wife and mother.
Larry Hunzie
Larry Ray Hunzie, age 74, passed away at South Lincoln Medical Center on Sunday, Jan. 14, with his family by his side. He was born on Jan. 31, 1949, in Kemmerer, to Fern and John Hunzie. He grew up in Frontier with his two brothers, John and Gary.
Afton Lake Robbins
Afton Lake Robbins, age 87, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 7, at her home in Kemmerer. Afton was born on Nov. 26, 1936, in Layton, Utah, to Lawrence and Marguerite Lake.
Police reports
Diamondville Police report (April 9, 2024)
Editor’s note: Information contained in this report is compiled from a daily activities log and arrest record maintained by the Diamondville Police Department from Friday, March 22, through …
Diamondville Police report (April 2, 2024)
Editor’s note: Information contained in this report is compiled from a daily activities log and arrest record maintained by the Diamondville Police Department from Friday, March 22, through …
Diamondville Police Reports (March 19, 2024)
Editor’s note: Information contained in this report is compiled from a daily activities log and arrest record maintained by the Diamondville Police Department from Thursday, March 7, through …
Kemmerer Police Report (March 12, 2024)
Editor’s note: Information contained in this report is compiled from a daily activities log and arrest record maintained by the Kemmerer Police Department from Thursday, Feb. 29, through …
Diamondville Police Report (March 13, 2024)
Editor’s note: Information contained in this report is compiled from a daily activities log and arrest record maintained by the Diamondville Police Department from Thursday, Feb. 22, through …
Opinion

I found an alternative to drinking city water

Editor: Like most residents of the Kemmerer/Diamondville area, | was stunned and then horrified by the letter I got from the Joint Powers Board regarding the local water quality. I …

Biden’s war on energy is bad for America and her allies

We must stop giving our adversaries a leg up in energy markets. In 2014, former defense secretary Robert Gates wrote that then–vice president Joe Biden “has been wrong on nearly …

Difficult legislative session should have consequences

T he 2024 legislative session was a tough one. More than any other time in recent history, political divisions and personal grudges impacted the work of our elected officials. This is a troubling …
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03-26-2024 Kemmerer Gazette Legals
THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT STATE OF WYOMING, COUNTY OF LINCOLN In the Matter of the Change of Name of ) BRAXTON CHRISTOPHER BOOKHOUT ) Civil Case: …
Kemmerer Gazette, March 19, 2024
THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT STATE OF WYOMING, COUNTY OF LINCOLN In the Matter of the Change of Name of ) Sean Michael Wallentine ) Minor Child, By Next …
Kemmerer Gazette Legals, March 12. 2024
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF WYOMING, IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF LINCOLN, THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: Brenda Leigh Bennett-Williams, …
02-27-2024 Kemmerer Gazette Legals
NOTICE OF SALE OF ABANDONED VEHICLE In regard to: 1999 Dodge 2500 truck, VIN # 1B7KF236XXJ523632. That John Schuler has applied for a title from the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office, Kemmerer, Wyoming, 83101. This vehicle was abandoned on or about Nov. 09, 2021. ...
02-13-2024 Kemmerer Gazette Legals
NOTICE OF THE LINCOLN COUNTY REPUBLICAN CONVENTION The Lincoln County Republican Party Convention will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at the Afton Civic Center. Registration will open at 8:00 am, and the meeting will begin at 9:00 am.
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