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Lincoln County officials working hard at every level to fight the effects felt in the COVID-19 pandemic

Lincoln County Commissioner Kent Connelly says they are meeting with health officials every morning and are on meeting calls up to the national level to battle all the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. He says the most important thing people…

Kemmerer High School wins 2A Game Day at the State Spirit Competition; place 4th in 4A Co-Ed Cheer

Kemmerer High School earned a state title at the State Spirit Competition in Casper, Wyoming winning the 2A Game Day category on Wednesday. The Rangers also earned 4th place in the 4A Co-Ed Cheer at the event with Cheyenne South,…

Third annual Salt River Shootout Basketball Tournament to take place Mar. 20-21 in Afton

The third annual Salt River Shootout Basketball Tournament will take place in Afton on March 20 and 21. Founder Logan Hedges says 35 teams have already committed to participating in the event. This will be for grades 5-8 and this…

After Cokeville home fire, officials say be sure to check chimneys

A Cokeville home went up in flames recently and Lincoln County Fire Warden Kelly Hoffman says even in winter people need to check or clean their chimneys. The home started out as a chimney fire, but eventually spread to other…

Lincoln County making plans to transport waste to new landfill

◆ Multiple counties working together on trash issue. Lincoln County Commissioner Robert King said five counties are working together to transport some waste in landfills to a new landfill that is set to be built near Soda Springs, Idaho. He…

Kemmerer native Jon Cogdill to be inducted into Wyoming Hall of Fame

◆ Cogdill was a two sport athlete at UW. The University of Wyoming announced Kemmerer native Jon Cogdill will join the Athletics 2020 Hall of Fame class later this year. The official induction will happen in September. Cogdill was a…

Lincoln County looking to transport landfill waste to a new landfill

Lincoln County Commissioner Robert King said five counties are working together to transport some waste in landfills to a new landfill that is set to be built near Soda Springs, Idaho. He says last month a verbal approval for a…

Kemmerer native Jon Cogdill to be inducted into Wyoming Hall of Fame

The University of Wyoming announced Kemmerer native Jon Cogdill will join the athletics 2020 Hall of Fame class later this year. The official induction will happen in September. Cogdill was a three-time heavyweight wrestling champion for Wyoming. He qualified for…

New businesses join the Bridger Valley Chamber of Commerce

Charlotte Black, Director of the Bridger Valley Chamber of Commerce, says there are several new businesses in the area that have joined the chamber. She says they recently had a ribbon cutting ceremony for a business called Better Body Works….

Public Service Commission holds meeting on future of energy in LC

◆ Rocky Mountain Power’s IRP under review. The Public Service Commission held a special meeting Tuesday, January 28, in Kemmerer to get input from the public on the new Rocky Mountain Power IRP. The IRP announced the eventual retirements of…