Photos: Locals host fundraiser for family of Booze 'n' Brushes teacher

The Eagles hall was packed with attendees eager to raise money for Jessee Siegel's family. Siegel, who had hosted Booze 'n' Brushes parties and fundraisers in Kemmerer for several years, died from the flu in February. Local artist Kristin Crosland led the painting session.

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Painting together for a purpose

The fundraiser event is on Saturday, April 14, at 6:00 p.m. at the Eagles Hall in Kemmerer.

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Local J.C. Penney receives company award

The Company’s Founder’s Award is presented to general and district managers for leading teams that deliver strong results in the areas of financial performance, customer and client service and business expertise.

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Davis wins award for Junior Duck stamp entry

The program also presents the Betty Nelson Artistic Promise Award to an artist in kindergarten to third grade that the judges feel exhibits exemplary artistic promise. This year’s Betty Nelson Artistic Promise Award went to Tessa Davis, age 9, of Kemmerer, for a watercolor depiction of two pintail drakes.

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Kemmerer hosts annual Health Fair

“It’s a chance to offer low cost blood work,” Barrasso said. “You find things you wouldn’t have otherwise, because we see that people often don’t think about taking the time for tests.”

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City of Kemmerer joins high school in observing Autism Awareness Day

“I feel that every child can learn, but they learn in different ways,” Ball said. “We need to understand as a community that (autistic children) have talents and abilities as well.”

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Quilters give back to community

The women use varying textures and even add movable parts and objects to the quilts, which are calming to the quilt recipients and give them something to do with their hands.

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Slovernick retires from cemetery district

Kathy Slovernick retired after 24 years serving as the Superintendent for the South Lincoln Special Cemetery District on Thursday, March 22.

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Gordon visits Kemmerer on the campaign trail

Gordon visits Kemmerer on the campaign trail

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Law enforcement officers train in Kemmerer

Thirty-eight officers from 12 different law enforcement agencies in Wyoming were trained how to handle emergency medical situations by Diamondville Police Chief Mike Thompson at the BOCES building in Kemmerer on Monday, Jan. 29. (GAZETTE PHOTOS / Theresa Davis)