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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]

Achievers

Feb 13, 2015 - Staff:  BHSU students named to dean's list
The Office of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University has released the dean's list for the fall 2014 ... [more]

Yale mock trial team champs at Duke tournament

Feb 13, 2015 - Staff:  A former Riverton High School speech and debate standout is enjoying success again this year in collegiate speech competition.
Robert Peck captained his mock ... [more]

Court says firing of library director was legal

Feb 13, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Supreme Court recently ruled it was legal for the Fremont County Library System to terminate the former director of the Dubois Branch Library in ... [more]

County well-represented at music festival

Jan 31, 2015 - Staff:  Riverton High School was well-represented at the recent Wyoming high school all-state music festival in Sheridan. Students rehearsed and performed music for ... [more]

Empty Bowls fundraiser Saturday

Jan 31, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Lander Care and Share Food Bank will have its Empty Bowls fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Citizen's Center, 205 S. 10th St., in ... [more]

Self-defense workshop free for tribal members

Jan 31, 2015 - From staff reports:  A women's self-defense workshop is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Renew Fitness Studio, 309 E. Main St., in Riverton.
Wind River Indian Reservation tribal ... [more]

New race to accompany annual sled dog contest

Jan 23, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  A new two-day race will be added to the 20th International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.
The Eight Dog Classic Sled Dog Race will kick off the event Jan. ... [more]

New mayor brings administrative changes to LPD

Jan 23, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  The Lander Police Department chief has been demoted and a lieutenant has resigned after a recent administrative shift within the department.
In November, ... [more]

Achievers

Jan 16, 2015 - From staff reports:  Medow named to president's list
Rachael Medow, of Riverton, was among 277 students named to the Chadron State College president's list for the fall ... [more]