Stories

The Taboo & Tragic Past of Kemmerer, WY

By Wolf Johnson Right off the interstate in southwestern Wyoming is the small town of Kemmerer. It’s one of those “blink-and-you-might-miss-it” towns. But, underneath millenniums of sediment, centuries of history and years of stories, you’ll not only see a small Wyoming town, but a true pinnacle of the Wild West.  Early Days Kemmerer was established […]

Quarry Stories: American Fossil Quarry

When digging in one of the quarries near Kemmerer, WY, don’t let yourself feel like a “fish out of water” when you start finding, well, fish out of water. The area is home to not only centuries of fascinating community history, but millions of years of incredible biological and geological history. Here in Lincoln County, […]

5-tägige Reiseroute: Fossil Basin und Yellowstone & Grand Teton Nationalparks

Die Nationalparks Yellowstone und Grand Teton stehen auf der Liste der meistbesuchten Orte in Wyoming ganz oben. Doch weit entfernt von den Menschenmassen in Jackson und den Nationalparks liegt Kemmerer eingebettet in die sanften Hügel und den strahlend blauen Himmel am westlichen Rand des Cowboy-Staates. Nimm dir die weniger befahrene Straße und finde ein grünes […]

2022 Oyster Ridge Music Festival

On July 22nd and 23rd, several artists will take the stage at Triangle Park in Kemmerer, WY for the 2022 Oyster Ridge Music Festival. This year’s lineup includes Big Head Todd & the Monsters, The Band of Heathens, Town Mountain, and others. Oyster Ridge Music Festival continues to be Wyoming’s largest free music festival. The […]

Winter Fun in Fossil Basin

There are a lot of good reasons to visit Fossil Basin in the summer. The countless fossils you can uncover are a good place to start the list. But winter in Fossil Basin is a hidden gem. It’s a time to connect with the landscape and adventure like—and alongside—the locals. Glide across the snow, whether […]

2021 Oyster Ridge Music Festival

The Oyster Ridge Music Festival is back for 2021! On July 23rd and 24th, several artists will take the stage at Triangle Park in Kemmerer, WY. This year’s lineup includes Freddy Jones Band, Reckless Kelly, Yonder Mountain String Band, and others. Oyster Ridge Music Festival continues to be Wyoming’s largest free music festival. The intimate […]