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CWC spring recital Wednesday

Apr 25, 2014 - From staff reports:  Music students at Central Wyoming College will present their spring recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in room 157 at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center.
The students ... [more]

Fremont County residents promoted in National Guard

Apr 25, 2014 - From staff reports:  Two Fremont County residents have been promoted in the Wyoming Army National Guard.
Tyler Goulart, of Riverton, and Brett Roanhorse, of Fort Washakie, were ... [more]

Byers, Scott to marry June 28

Apr 25, 2014 - From staff reports:  Diann and Kenn Palmer, of Riverton, and Wade and Leslie Byers, of Colorado, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shanda Byers, to Gregory ... [more]

Wind River students named to honor roll

Apr 25, 2014 - From staff reports:  Wind River middle and high school announced students named to the third-quarter honor roll.

Principal's list
Sixth grade
McCaden Anderson, Jade Barrett, ... [more]

Three city employees recognized for service

Apr 18, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Riverton's mayor and city council gave appreciative and heartfelt farewells to three retiring city employees on April 1.
Gold watches were presented to ... [more]

Lands manager retires after 37 years with city

Apr 18, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Paul Throckmartin said he had dirty job duties when he started working for the City of Riverton more than 37 years ago.
In 1976, he began his service to the ... [more]

Award-winning guitarist to perform Friday at CWC

Apr 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Andy Hackbarth, an award-winning recording artist, songwriter and classical guitarist, will present a concert with friends Friday in the Robert A. Peck Arts ... [more]

Dubois to host state taxidermy show Saturday

Apr 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  The state taxidermy show returns to Fremont County on Saturday.
The event, sponsored by the Wyoming Association of Taxidermy Artists, is 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at ... [more]

Students grateful to receive UW Trustees' Scholars Award

Apr 11, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Eight students from Fremont County have been awarded the University of Wyoming Trustees' Scholars Award.
The scholarship is renewable for up to four academic ... [more]

Valenti, Cheng to wed in June

Apr 4, 2014 - Staff:  Linda Valenti of Laramie, formerly of Kinnear, announces the engagement of her daughter Shannon Marie Valenti to James Cheng.
The bride-to-be is also the ... [more]

Brenda Miska

Mar 30, 2014 - Staff:  Brenda Miska, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, surrounded by family. She was 47 years old.
Visitation will be noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, March ... [more]

CWC student theater showcase offers different shows

Mar 30, 2014 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College's 11th annual showcase of student-directed plays will provide two different evenings of comedy, music and drama over a four-day ... [more]

Women's council seeks award nominations

Mar 30, 2014 - Staff:  The Wyoming Council for Women's Issues is seeking nominations for its 2014 Woman of Distinction and Employer of Choice Awards.
Nominations should be sent to ... [more]

Internet firm marking its 20th anniversary Tuesday

Mar 30, 2014 - Staff:  Riverton-based Internet service provider Wyoming.com is celebrating its 20-year anniversary in April, beginning with a customer appreciation day from 11 a.m. ... [more]

'La boheme' coming to library

Mar 30, 2014 - Staff:  Giacomo Puccini's opera "La boheme" will be presented in a live HDTV broadcast from New York's Metropolitan Opera at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Carnegie Room at ... [more]

Man pleads not guilty to terroristic threats charge

Mar 28, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Prosecutors think John Cardine's actions caused a public nuisance for his co-workers and bosses.

A Lander man pleaded not guilty to making ... [more]

RMS names students on third-quarter honor roll

Mar 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll for the 2013-2014 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

WRHS youths speak to state board about American Indian education

Mar 28, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Three American Indian students from Fremont County School District 6 were invited to speak in front of the Wyoming State Board of Education in January.
Wind ... [more]

RHS students shoot for state science fair all year

Mar 26, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Students at Riverton High School begin thinking about the Wyoming State Science Fair soon after school starts each fall.
Participation in the annual ... [more]

Achievers

Mar 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  Flanagan named to dean's list
Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs has announced that Jace Flanagan, of Riverton, was named to the dean's ... [more]

Energy company to conduct power line inspections

Mar 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  Rocky Mountain Power will conduct routine power line inspections by helicopter in central and northern Wyoming. The inspections will take place the week of ... [more]

CWC offering free job training for eligible individuals

Mar 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College is offering low or no-cost training in health care careers for veterans, unemployed and under-employed people. Individuals looking for ... [more]

New instructor bringing show choir to District 25

Mar 21, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fifteen students have joined Riverton High School's choir program since new vocal instructor Jon Marquez began work Feb. 17.
Marquez, the choir teacher for ... [more]

Students advance to state History Day contest

Mar 19, 2014 - From staff reports:  Twenty-two students from Fremont County will advance to the state History Day competition in Laramie after qualifying at the district level March 3 at Riverton ... [more]

Trinity Lutheran School joins drink pouch recycling program

Mar 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Trinity Lutheran School students are recycling and earning money for their school.
By collecting drink pouches from the lunchroom or classroom, the students ... [more]

Third CWC forensic team member qualifies for nationals

Mar 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  A third member of Central Wyoming College's forensics team qualified for a national tournament after competing in an event at Glendale Community College in ... [more]

Oldham, Pingetzer named Wyoming FFA Regional Stars Award recipients

Mar 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  CHEYENNE -- Agriculture savvy, time management, organization, record-keeping and an outstanding work ethic are just a few of the characteristics all of the ... [more]

Fegler named to fall dean's list

Mar 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  Macey Fegler of Arapahoe has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.
Fegler took 26 credit hours ... [more]

College dean honored with Lifetime Award

Mar 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  A Central Wyoming College dean was honored March 1 with a Lifetime Award from the CWC Rodeo Booster Club at its annual banquet.
Charlotte Donelson, who is the ... [more]

CWC student selected as New Century Scholar

Mar 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  A Central Wyoming College student has been selected as Wyoming's New Century Scholar.
Caitlin Heryford of Lander is Wyoming's highest scoring student in the ... [more]