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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 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 ...

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Births
BEHAN
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 ...

Past board members testify in ex-director's trial

Carol Thiesse is charged with stealing from the Fremont County Pioneer Museum, which she once oversaw.

The defense began mounting its case Friday ...

Four flashing crosswalk signals have been installed in the 100 block of East Sunset Drive where 7-year-old Sophia Archer was killed in May.
Installation ...

Fire still burning in nearby states, but smoke dissipating

Residents in Fremont County woke up Thursday able to see the surrounding mountains as smoke from regional wildfires started to diminish.
Kelly Allen, lead ...

Dubois Museum hosting book signing Saturday

Local historian Steve Banks will do a book signing 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dubois Museum.
Banks edited the second edition of "Recollections ...

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Company to move to Laramie
LARAMIE -- A San Diego-based manufacturer is planning to move its production operation from China to Laramie.
Plans were ...

 
 

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