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Kemmerer’s Grace and Johnny Swasey get into the patriotic spirit on Independence Day, last Thursday, July 4. Diamondville and Kemmerer teamed up to provide free, fun activities for community …

Tresp Corporate Services held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, June 11. Pictured are Nicole Anderson, Elizabeth Tresp, Jesica Lozier and Ginny Rogers. (GAZETTE PHOTO/Sheri Paulson)

Colter Julian of Kemmerer was named to the Chadron State College Dean’s List for the spring 2024 semester. Students met the requirements for the Dean’s List by earning at least a 3.5 …

The Hamsfork Museum recently received a grant from the Wyoming Community Foundation for the historic preservation of the Hamsfork Museum. The money will be used to replace the roof that has been …

Wednesday, July 3 Fish and chips, string cheese, apples and cookies, one percent milk   Thursday, July 4 No meal today; happy Independence Day!   Friday, July …

In a world brimming with literary works, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the vast array of options, particularly in the realm of children’s books. Choosing a story can become even more …

KEMMERER — The start of a joint effort to clean up Triangle Park and the cabin there took place on Wednesday, June 19. The Fossil Basin Chamber of Commerce had a cleanup project with its …

The Kemmerer city council convened on Monday, June 24, coinciding with the lively opening day of the city pool, where approximately 70 residents splashed into summer despite minor incidents needing …

Community members participate in the annual firemen’s water fight during Fossil Fest activities on Saturday, June 22. (GAZETTE PHOTO/Sheri Paulson)

The $250 fine that Cody Roberts paid for his now internationally infamous wolf torment incident was not the steepest penalty that Wyoming Game and Fish Department law enforcement could have pursued …

June 24-28 – Rec Center Craft Camp from 10 a.m. to noon; $35 per person; 8-12 year olds; limited spots available. June 24 – Kemmerer outdoor pool open, hours are noon to 5 p.m. (June …

When we think of art, what springs to mind? Maybe it’s a beautiful painting that captures the imagination, or perhaps a stunning sculpture that leaves us in awe. We might even think of iconic …

Tuesday, June 25 BLT, chips, fruit dip, carrots, one percent milk   Wednesday, June 26 Shepherd’s pie, garden salad, garlic bread, strawberry shortcake, one percent …

KEMMERER — South Lincoln Hospital District (SLHD) is one of only 10 hospitals in Wyoming to earn pediatric readiness status. By obtaining the Wyoming Pediatric Emergency Recognition status, …

KEMMERER — The third annual Fossil & Mineral Expo highlighted Kemmerer’s geological riches and brought in donations from the silent auction and ticket sales. Proceeds from the event …

Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Austin Bluemel received an honorable mention award during a ‘Top Cops’ ceremony last month. He was recognized for a hit-and-run on Interstate 80 that he …

On Thursday, June 13, 4-H members prepare for fair competition. They were learning what will be expected of them during the competition. Teaching is Nancy Ellis, and Jessica Whitbeck is the 4-H …

This feature, as always, is about communication. In this case, the communication includes animals, specifically search and rescue dogs. Our interview is with Judith Steinlau. Judith does, among …

Wednesday, June 19 Crunch wrap (chicken, peppers, and onions), tater tots, beans, empanadas, one percent milk   Thursday, June 20 Ribs, corn on the cob, margarine, coleslaw, …

The world of books is certainly no stranger to fractured fairytales, where authors delve into the realm of folklore and recreate stories we know and love, changing the setting or circumstances to …

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