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First four weeks at Job Corps involve career prep and certification

The new students at the Wind River Job Corps are given an extensive transition opportunity to settle them into the center and trade of their choice.
Career ...

The opening of the Wind River Job Corps Center this year in Riverton has been heralded as a success by community leaders and government officials.
Many will ...

Job Corps, industry pair to create petroleum tech opportunities for students

The effective development of the training achievement record was crucial for the petroleum technician trade at the Wind River Job Corps.
Petroleum technician ...

Paskett instructs welding, a core curriculum at Wind River Job Corps Center

Riverton resident Jeremy Paskett is ready to greet his first students as the welding instructor at the Wind River Job Corps Center.
Paskett can accommodate up ...

Troy Anderson says extra-curriculars are needed for success in life and work.

Troy Anderson came home from Phoenix, Ariz., to the place he was born ...

Three staff members at the new Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton are themselves Job Corps graduates.
They credit the program with giving them the skills ...

Career counselor excited to have 'perfect job' at Wind River Job Corps

Stacy Sewell isn't new to Fremont County.
She is now the Wind River Job Corps career preparation supervisor and instructor, but Sewell also worked with youth ...

If the ultimate goal of Wind River Job Corps Center is to get jobs for its graduates, Gary Collins has a crucial role in the organization.
As ...

Job Corps is an investment in everyone

For the longest time, Wind River Job Corps had a we'll-believe-it-when-we-see-it quality -- something that got talked about endlessly but never took shape ...

Job Corps students vow to make most of the opportunity

Breanna Shakespeare is a 20-year-old from Fort Washakie studying office administration.
Kaitlyn Hart, 20, from Penrose, Colo., is studying carpentry.
Acardo ...

A decade ago, local engineer Howard Johnson received a phone call from Sandy Barton at the Fremont County Board of Cooperative Education Services.
"Sandy had ...

Wyoming may have been the last state in the union to be awarded a Job Corps, but it will be the first to specialize in training students in the energy ...

People from out of state made Riverton their new home when they accepted employment at the Wind River Job Corps.
As of Aug. 24, the job training facility has ...

When the Wind River Job Corps Center reaches its workforce capacity, it will employ more than 100 people, most of whom will be area residents.
"I would say 95 ...

Cowgirls begin volleyball season with tough schedule in tow

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Cowgirl volleyball team and head coach Chad Callihan will begin the 2015 season Friday, by hosting the Rumble in the ...

Baseball 'book' an urban legend

Somewhere, deep in the recesses of dugouts across America, it sits.
Managers refer to it countless times during games every day across the sprawling sporting ...

Both meets are on the road before the RHS home opener Sept. 4.

With 14 swimmers on their roster, the Riverton Lady Wolverines will interrupt ...

Numbers are good at Ethete as fall approaches, with 30 players reporting for Wyoming Indian football.The Chiefs were winless a season ago after returning to ...

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Births
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A son was born to Nellie SittingEagle of Riverton and Rueben Behan of Riverton was born at 11:35 p.m. Aug. 15 at SageWest Health Care at ...

RHS Hall of Fame inducting first group

The first inductions to the new Riverton High School Hall of Fame are set for Saturday night at the RHS Commons.
Dinner tickets for the 6:30 p.m. banquet and ...

 
 

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