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Kemmerer City Council decides future location of J.C. Penney statue

The J.C. Penney statue that the City of Kemmerer was gifted will soon be erected at the the southwest corner of Triangle Park. That was the unanimous decision by the Kemmerer City Council at their regular meeting Monday, May 10….

Overland Trails Presentation Made to Kemmerer City Council

◆ Proposed off road trail system would connect southwest Wyoming. Could Lincoln County have a trails system in place for all-terrain vehicles in the near future? Southwest Wyoming Outdoor Trails Program president Mark Tesoro argued for such a system at…

No Decision on JC Penney Statue Placement

The Kemmerer City Council put off a decision on where to place the recently donated JC Penney statue at their Monday night council meeting. The statue was donated to the city in January from JC Penney headquarters in Texas as…

Kemmerer City Council Notes

The Kemmerer City Council looked set to approve a nearly half million dollar heating, venting and air conditioning (HVAC) replacement project for the Kemmerer Recreation Center at their regular meeting Monday, March 22. However City Administrator Brian Muir said new…

Kemmerer City Council Meeting Summary

The Kemmerer City Council had a short agenda at their regular meeting Monday, March 8. All six council members and mayor Bill Thek were in attendance. A vote on an item tabled at the last council meeting took place, regarding…

Rocky Mountain Power to Overhaul Naughton Power Plants

◆ Local businesses are encouraged to prepare. Rocky Mountain Power has informed the City of Kemmerer that they will be doing an overhaul on the Naughton Power Plants beginning March 28. The overhaul is scheduled to continue through the first…

South Lincoln Medical Center Opens New Therapy Services Center

South Lincoln Medical Center in Kemmerer has opened a new physical therapy center. The Kemmerer-Diamondville Community Area (KDCA) Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the center on the evening of Thursday, February 18.  About 20 people,…

Kemmerer man win’s Lion’s Club Ice Fishing Derby

A Kemmerer man won the $1000 top prize at the 2021 Kemmerer Lions Club annual ice fishing derby this past weekend. Preston Walker landed a 21 ½ inch fish to garner the top prize. Other big winners included Mandy Allen…

Kemmerer City Council Rejects Electric Boats on Reservoir

The Kemmerer City Council unanimously voted to reject the use of electric motor boats on the Kemmerer Reservoir at their regular February meeting. City Administrator Brian Muir said he had received a letter from Robert Keith of the Wyoming State…

J.C. Penney Statue arrives in Kemmerer

◆ Kemmerer is the new home of the J.C. Penney Statue. A nine-foot bronze statue of J.C. Penney has arrived in Kemmerer. The statue has stood in the lobby of the J.C. Penney headquarters in Plano, Texas for the past…