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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]

Letter carriers to collect donations Saturday for community food banks

May 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  To combat hunger in the United States, the National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 22nd annual food drive on Saturday by collecting ... [more]

LVHS raises $1,000 for Malala fund

May 9, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  A Lander Valley High School junior was all smiles as more than a foot of her hair was cut in front of her peers and teachers on April 16.
Since December, ... [more]

Arapahoe man receives national honor

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  SANTA FE -- University of Oklahoma College of Law student Roy Brown, of Arapahoe, was chosen as the National Native American Law Student Association 3L of the ... [more]

RMH Auxiliary donates to groups

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members recently distributed funds to local organizations.
The Auxiliary contributed to the Riverton Senior Citizens and ... [more]

Two poems by local writer published in new chapbook

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Carol L. Deering, a former library director at Central Wyoming College and past president of Wyoming Writers, Inc., has two poems in the WyoPoets 2014 ... [more]

Stafford, Sales marry Dec. 21

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Emma Sales and Mason Stafford were married Dec. 21, 2013, at Calvary Chapel in Bozeman, Mont.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Sandy Sales, of Bozeman, ... [more]

DAR Community Service Award goes to Armstrong

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton resident Joan Armstrong received the DAR Community Service Award at the March meeting of the Fremont Chapter NSDAR.
The award is presented to ... [more]

Riverton teen receives full ride award to attend Michigan State

May 2, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  A Riverton High School senior has received the STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship to attend Michigan State University.
According to a press release ... [more]

CWC students win scholarships to UW

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Three Central Wyoming College undergraduate research students were awarded scholarships at the University of Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day.
Tyler Graham, ... [more]

Story Telling in the Round - Wednesday, Thursday at CWC

Apr 30, 2014 - Staff:  The Central Wyoming College Diversity Committee has erected a Tipi at the Intertribal Center on its Riverton campus, as it prepares for several events hosted ... [more]

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]