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Kintzler earns counselor credential

Jun 19, 2014 - From staff reports:  Terrayne Fleak Kintzler of Riverton has attained certification as a National Certified Counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. ... [more]

TripAdvisor honors hotel

Jun 19, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wind River Hotel and Casino was honored by TripAdvisor with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence award.
TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site and ... [more]

BLM planner receives recreation prize

Jun 19, 2014 - From staff reports:  Bureau of Land Management outdoor recreation planner Jared Oakleaf has received the 2014 Legends Award from the American Recreation Coalition.
Oakleaf was ... [more]

Studio gets award for excellence

Jun 19, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  The Dance Academy in Lander has received the Studio of Excellence Award from the American Dance Competition Corporation.
Studio owner Susan Cooper said she ... [more]

CWC professor wins Master Distance Educator award

Jun 12, 2014 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College professor Val Whitmore received a Master Distance Educator Award at the Wyoming Distance Education Consortium spring conference held ... [more]

Eastern Shoshone tribal member to release wine label

Jun 12, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Mike Eagle, an enrolled Eastern Shoshone tribal member, residing in Nice, Calif., is preparing to release his own wine label this year.
Eagle began his ... [more]

Raiders the host team at Peck invite this weekend

Jun 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The competition for the Riverton Raiders should pick up this weekend at the Roy Peck Wood Bat baseball tournament.
Riverton entertains Douglas, Green River ... [more]

Boysen, Sinks Canyon state parks receive $5,000 gift

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  Funds will go toward the Kids eXtreme programs.

Devon Energy recently donated $5,000 to four Wyoming State Parks and their Kids eXtreme programs. ... [more]

Hospice facilities recognized for giving 'best' patient care

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  Frontier Home Health and Hospice, an agency serving Fremont and Hot Spring counties, has been named a 2014 Hospice Honors recipient, a prestigious award ... [more]

Wyoming Honor Farm earns perfect marks in audit

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton achieved a 100 percent score on its accreditation audit with the American Correctional Association on April 23-25.
All ... [more]

Company buys local radio stations

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  The four stations are airing commercial-free with the goal of having three running commercially between June 20 and July 1.

Edwards Communications of ... [more]

Shoshoni man named Wyoming History Teacher of the Year

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  Shoshoni High School teacher Max Mills has been named the 2014 Wyoming History Teacher of the Year.
Mills will receive a $1,000 honorarium and will be in the ... [more]

CWC choral director named

May 29, 2014 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College has hired a new choral director and music instructor to replace longtime vocal music professor Robert Hussa who retired this ... [more]

Three finalists for biz council job

May 29, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Three finalists have been selected for chief executive officer of the Wyoming Business Council.
Council co-chairman Rex Lewis says the three ... [more]

CWC picked to participate in program to develop new learning programs

May 29, 2014 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College is one of 10 colleges and universities selected to participate in an "incubator" program to advance and implement competency-based ... [more]

City technician honored for 12 years of service

May 29, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Retiring engineering technician Clyde Anderson with the City of Riverton's Community Development Department was celebrated for his 12 years of service during ... [more]

Colleagues call retiring music instructor an 'anchor' of department

May 29, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Central Wyoming College music instructor Bob Hussa says he will miss the colleagues he will leave behind at CWC, especially his partners in the music ... [more]

Zanmai Sushi expanding services in Lander

May 22, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Zanmai Sushi is looking at ways to expand its services in Lander after opening a little more than a month ago.
Owner Sophal Ek said the traditional Japanese ... [more]

WCC not using 'unpredictable' Riverton airport

May 15, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Catholic College is getting used to taking its business to airports other than Riverton's.
In late 2013, WCC issued a policy regarding traveling in ... [more]

Montana firm obtains county hospice facilities

May 15, 2014 - From staff reports:  Montana-based Frontier Home Health and Hospice has acquired seven home health and hospice agencies in Wyoming from Amedisys, Inc.
Frontier currently serves ... [more]

CWC OKs natural gas contract with Seminole

May 15, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Seminole Energy Services will continue providing natural gas to Central Wyoming College during fiscal year 2015.
The CWC Board of Trustees approved the ... [more]

Taco vendor brings an 'LA experience'

May 15, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  It took about three years for a young couple to start their own business in Fremont County, but persistence finally paid off.
Martin Gonzalez and Yufna ... [more]

College approves contract with Cheyenne-based auditing firm

May 8, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  In January, Central Wyoming College advertised for the services and received one proposal.

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approved a ... [more]

IDEA director moving on

May 8, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Christopherson has held the position for 10 years

Phil Christopherson is moving to Gillette after 10 years as executive director of IDEA Inc., ... [more]

WCA appoints Lander native to executive director role

Apr 24, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Contractors Association has selected Lander native Katie Legerski as the organization's new executive director. Legerski previously served as the ... [more]

Family practice doctor joins Riverton hospital

Apr 24, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton Memorial Hospital has announced that Dr. Joe Turner has joined its staff to offer primary care services to patients throughout Fremont County.
"Dr. ... [more]

Business, community support needed for books program

Apr 24, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Enrolled children receive one free book a month until they are 5 years old.

United Way of Southwest Wyoming has teamed up with the Dolly Parton ... [more]

City approves lowest bid for concrete work

Apr 17, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council has selected contractor Major Equipment of Riverton for an upcoming miscellaneous concrete repair project on city streets.
The ... [more]

Miss Ginnys Roost brings creole cuisine to Riverton

Apr 17, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A New Orleans taste is migrating from Pavillion to Riverton this month with the opening of Miss Ginny's Roost at 400 N. Federal Blvd., formerly the location of ... [more]

Fremont County Group Homes hires director

Apr 10, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Fremont County Group Homes Board of Directors has hired Jeff Verosky as its new executive director.
The board said Verosky comes to the position with ... [more]