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RMS names students to spring honor roll

Apr 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Dubois teen earns $7,500 scholarship from WTA

Apr 10, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Rowan Hawk, of Dubois, has received a $7,500 scholarship from the Wyoming Trucking Association.
He was one of three students to receive funding from the WTA ... [more]

Mayor signs service day proclamation

Apr 10, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Volunteers with the Foster Grandparents program said the group will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year.

Riverton Mayor Lars Baker proclaimed ... [more]

County sends three students to state spelling bee; all advance to oral contest

Apr 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  The competition included spellers from Riverton and Lander.

All three of Fremont County's contestants at the 2015 Wyoming State Spelling Bee advanced ... [more]

Tyler attends powwow in Denver to represent tribe

Apr 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  Hundreds attend the Denver March Powwow each year to compete, dance, sell crafts, eat and gather with family members. Tribal members from across the United ... [more]

Riverton student on UW range management team that placed third at contest

Apr 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming placed third and five team members placed in the top 10 percent among the 158 students from 25 colleges and universities competing in ... [more]

District 25 looking to buy land for future expansion

Apr 3, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 25 is working to acquire land to house its growing student population.
Superintendent Terry Snyder said a capacity study ... [more]

Twelve county students earn academic honors in Casper

Mar 27, 2015 - From staff reports:  Officials have released the names of students who made the president's and dean's honor rolls at Casper College for the 2014 fall semester.
To qualify for ... [more]

RHS troupe lands main stage

Mar 27, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Roughly 100 schools worldwide apply for Thespian Festival honor

Riverton High School theater students are the first Wyoming teens in more than 30 ... [more]

Riverton school board approves aquatic center grant and bus purchases

Mar 20, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton school district is accepting new items while letting go of others.
The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees recently approved a ... [more]

Saxophone concert Friday to launch two days of music clinics at CWC

Mar 20, 2015 - From staff reports:  A group of saxophone educators will perform a concert Friday to kick off Central Wyoming College's annual Single Reed Celebration, a two-day clinic for middle ... [more]

Lander Rotary Club hosting Shamrock Shindig on Saturday

Mar 13, 2015 - From staff reports:  Not Irish? No problem.
The Lander Rotary Club is sponsoring the annual Shamrock Shindig on Saturday at the Lander Community and Convention Center, 950 Buena ... [more]

PTK honor society inducts Riverton student

Mar 13, 2015 - From staff reports:  Eastern Wyoming College has announced that 29 students, including Aaron Nirider of Riverton, were initiated into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on Feb. 9. ... [more]

Dozens make Wind River Middle School honor roll

Mar 13, 2015 - From staff reports:  Wind River Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the second-quarter honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year.

Principal's ... [more]

Habitat for Humanity receives $6,000 gift

Mar 13, 2015 - From staff reports:  Habitat for Humanity, Wind River Country recently received a donation of more than $6,000 from the estate of the late Robert F. Bolding of Riverton.
The ... [more]

RHS student council invites community to paint mural

Mar 13, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The $150 kits will go on sale in April.

The Riverton High School student council plans to create a long-lasting piece of art at the school but not ... [more]

RHS drama students net championships at state contest

Mar 6, 2015 - From staff reports:  Riverton High School drama students took several state championships and had 21 individual all-state designations at the Wyoming State High School Drama ... [more]

Achievers

Mar 6, 2015 - From staff reports:  Thirteen students make dean's list
More than a dozen Fremont County students have been named to the dean's lists at their respective colleges for the ... [more]

WyDOT warns drivers about migrating elk south of Lander

Mar 6, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Department of Transportation's maintenance crew on South Pass has removed a handful of elk carcasses from the area this winter.

Winter ... [more]

Fremont Symphony Orchestra playing final concert of season

Mar 6, 2015 - From staff reports:  The program begins at 7 p.m. March 14 at Lander Valley High School.

The Fremont Symphony Orchestra's annual spring program will be March 14 at Lander ... [more]

RMS names students to honor roll

Feb 27, 2015 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the second-quarter honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Results announced in sled dog race

Feb 27, 2015 - From staff reports:  Jerry Bath of Lander finished ninth in the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race, which ended Feb. 8
The defending champion won the competition. ... [more]

Phone scam hitting Lander area

Feb 27, 2015 - From staff reports:  Another phone scam is hitting the Lander area, and the caller is threatening residents that they will be arrested if they do not pay.
The Lander Police ... [more]

County acquires land to widen road

Feb 27, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Commissioners approved increasing their contract with engineers on the Lander project by $38,000.

Fremont County officially acquired small parcels ... [more]

Area students pick up awards at regional science fair

Feb 20, 2015 - From staff reports:  The following students earned awards at the 2015 West-Central Regional Science Fair held Jan. 27 to Jan. 29 at Central Wyoming College.
Students were judged ... [more]

Achievers

Feb 20, 2015 - From staff reports:  Riverton student earns 4.0 GPA
Undergraduate student Ashley Schieffer of Riverton has been named to Montana State University Billings' dean's list ... [more]

More than 300 compete in WWWC fishing derby

Feb 20, 2015 - From staff reports:  Winners have been announced from the 29th Annual Wild West Winter Carnival fishing derby held Jan. 23 to Jan. 25 at Boysen State Park. Boysen State Park ... [more]

WRHS announces fall honor roll

Feb 20, 2015 - From staff reports:  Wind River High School recently recognized the students who were named to the second-quarter honor roll.

Principal's list
10th grade

Aubrey ... [more]

Lander hosting Jackalope Jump to benefit Special Olympics

Feb 20, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  The fourth annual Jackalope Jump will take place March 25 in Lander.
Two Lander Special Olympics teams -- the Lander Masters and the Lander Valley -- will join ... [more]

Central Wyoming College's speech and debate team preps for nationals

Feb 20, 2015 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College's speech and debate team is hoping to repeat the success it had last year while learning a new style of debate.
Coach Josh House has ... [more]