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Organizations offering free treats to children wearing bike

Jul 6, 2014 - Staff:  Law enforcement officials are handing out tickets for free ice cream to children who wear their bicycle helmets this summer.
If an officer sees a child ... [more]

The way it was - Declaration of Independence -- 1986

Jul 6, 2014 - Staff:  For some years the South Pass City State Historic Site hosted afternoon Fourth of July events that drew a nice crowd of tourists and locals filling holiday ... [more]

Achievers

Jun 27, 2014 - From staff reports:  Lander students earn honors
Northern Michigan University has announced the dean's list for the winter 2014 semester.
Lander students George Cartwright ... [more]

County students selected as winners at state history day

Jun 27, 2014 - From staff reports:  The top two entries in each category at the Wyoming competition advanced to the National History Day event June 15 to June 19.

Judges selected ... [more]

Dozens stroll in Shrine parade

Jun 27, 2014 - From staff reports:  More than 36 children participated in the annual Shrine Circus Children's Parade on Wednesday in Riverton.
Entrants dressed up as clowns, ring leaders, lion ... [more]

Johnson graduates from virtual public school

Jun 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Lydia Johnson of Riverton graduated from Wyoming Connections Academy during a ceremony May 17 in Casper. She plans to attend Sheridan College in the fall.
The ... [more]

Students see effects of push-up fundraiser

Jun 20, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Students at Gannett Peak Elementary School were caught by surprise when they received a video call from students in Uganda showcasing the effect Lander's ... [more]

Achievers

Jun 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  Kamminga graduates from college
Paige Kamminga of Lander graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at Dickinson State ... [more]

Graham receives UW's INBRE Transition Scholarship

Jun 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  Tyler Graham says he sees the INBRE Transition Scholarship he received to the University of Wyoming as his bridge to studying physiology and ultimately ... [more]

Spoonhunter earns doctorate in American Indian studies

Jun 13, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Tarissa Lynn Spoonhunter, an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho and Blackfeet tribes, received her doctoral degree in American Indian studies from the ... [more]

Blankenship, Hyatt to wed July 12

Jun 13, 2014 - Staff:  Delvin and Brenda Hyatt of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Darlee Hyatt of Riverton to Marshall Blankenship, the son of Trent ... [more]

NSCS inducts Roseno into membership

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Joseph S. Roseno of Riverton has accepted membership into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
"NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic ... [more]

Myers named to dean's list at Bates College

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Samuel Myers of Riverton has been named to the dean's list at Bates College for the winter 2014 semester -- a distinction earned by students whose cumulative ... [more]

Rotary Clubs install new presidents

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  The Lander and Riverton Rotary Clubs had their annual joint "gavel exchange" to install new club presidents last week at the Museum of the American West in ... [more]

Four Riverton residents named to BHSU dean's list

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  The Office of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University has released the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester. A total of 734 students maintained a ... [more]

Vatansever, Newlin to wed June 21

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Patricia and Mick Newlin of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Newlin, to Emre Vatansever of Istanbul, Turkey, the son ... [more]

Performance arts fellowship apps due on June 30

May 30, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Arts Council invites instrumentalists and vocalists to apply for the 2014 performing arts fellowships in music performance. The application ... [more]

Students raise nearly $5K for American Heart Association

May 30, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Shoshoni Elementary School students recently put their jump roping skills toward a good cause and raised nearly $5,000.
Janie Nirider said her physical ... [more]

Perryman, Amend to marry June 28

May 30, 2014 - From staff reports:  Bruce and Christine Perryman of Cheyenne are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sady Lynn Perryman of Riverton to Rex Allen Amend of Los ... [more]

Wolverine Readers end 14th year

May 30, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Riverton High School Wolverine Readers wrapped up their 14th year with a luncheon and reading activity party April 16.
Fifty-four students completed the ... [more]

RHS one of five high schools in U.S. to receive excellence award

May 23, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School received the Education First Foundation Foreign Exchange Global Education Excellence Award this month.
RHS was one of five high schools ... [more]

Jones, Medow named to lists at Chadron State College

May 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  Chadron State College students Tess Jones and Rachael Medow, both of Riverton, have been recognized for their academic achievements.
Jones earned a spot on ... [more]

Anthropology students excel at state

May 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  Current and former students in the Central Wyoming College anthropology program were awarded scholarships and prizes for work presented at the 2014 conference ... [more]

CWC speech and debate team places 10th in nation

May 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Central Wyoming College speech and debate team placed tenth in the nation among community colleges at the National Individual Events Tournament at Arizona ... [more]

Phi Kappa Phi inducts five county residents

May 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  Four Fremont County residents recently were initiated into the University of Wyoming chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective ... [more]

Jefferson, Xaivong to wed June 4

May 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  Jason Jefferson and Dara Xaivong, of Tama, Iowa, have announced their engagement.
Parents of the couple are Will and Shawn Fox of Bismark, N.D., the late ... [more]

School board recognizes Science Olympiad teams

May 16, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees took a moment during a recent meeting to acknowledge the Riverton Middle School Science Olympiad ... [more]

Wind River alumnus graduates college with high honors

May 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  Wind River High School graduate Marshall "Colton" Blankenship graduated May 1 from the University of Regia in Latvia.
Blankenship received his Bachelor of ... [more]

Foundation announces Chief Washakie award recipients

May 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  Chief Washakie scholarships recently were awarded to 16 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.
They will be recognized at the American ... [more]

County students receive scholarship

May 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Kaiser Foundation has awarded $3,000 scholarships to 15 graduating seniors from Wyoming high schools, including three students from Fremont County. ... [more]