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NOLS employee receives award

Nov 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  National Outdoor Leadership School eirector of risk management Drew Leemon has been awarded the Charles (Reb) Gregg Wilderness Risk Management Award at the ... [more]

Shoshoni releases first-quarter honor roll

Nov 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  Shoshoni Junior High School and Shoshoni High School have released the first-quarter honor roll of the 2013-14 school year.

Shoshoni Junior High ... [more]

Arapaho artist's work on display in November

Nov 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wind River Hotel and Casino is showcasing the artwork of local artist Robert Martinez throughout November.
The public is invited to visit the Northern ... [more]

CWC speech, debate team performing well during early season tournaments

Oct 25, 2013 - From staff reports:  The speech and debate team from Central Wyoming College has performed well during its first two tournaments of the year.
"We seem to be getting more and more ... [more]

Achievers

Oct 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  Moss enrolls at Fort Lewis
Ronnie Moss, of St. Stephen's, started coursework Aug. 30 at Fort Lewis College. Moss's major is exercise science, exercise ... [more]

Barn Bash for Hospice set for Saturday

Oct 18, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Health for Help Hospice home in Riverton is going big again this year as it prepares for its Barn Bash for Hospice fundraising event at 4:30 p.m. Saturday ... [more]

RHS grad earns Seabee specialist pin

Oct 18, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  An elite group of sailors has welcomed a former Riverton High School student into its crew.
Seabee Legalman Second Class Charlene Isbell received her ... [more]

Zwiefelhofer to attend college

Oct 11, 2013 - From staff reports:  Savena Zwiefelhofer, the daughter of Brad Zwiefelhofer, of Riverton, and Cristina Zwiefelhofer, of Great Falls, Mont., will attend Rocky Mountain College this ... [more]

County reconsiders funding Lander center

Oct 11, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The possibility of county funding for the Lander Community Center re-emerged after commissioner Stephanie Kessler made a pitch to the county board Oct. 1. The ... [more]

Couple celebrates anniversary

Oct 4, 2013 - From staff reports:  Dan Penovich and Alice Nichols, of Springfield, Mo., recently celebrated their 55th anniversary.
The couple were married June 15, 1958, in North Wichita ... [more]

Linthicum, Zingarelli marry

Oct 4, 2013 - From staff reports:  Mark and Ruth Linthicum, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Lisa Linthicum, to Marc Zingarelli, the son of Tom and Loren ... [more]

Empty Bowls soup fundraiser Saturday

Oct 4, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Lander Care and Share Food Bank has scheduled its Empty Bowls "Soup 'n More" fundrasier for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Empty Bowls is an ... [more]

Riverton auxiliary honored at conference

Sep 27, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Riverton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently was recognized as the 2013 Outstanding Auxiliary in Wyoming. The group was nominated in honor of its 40 years ... [more]

The Way It Was: Homecoming court -- 1968

Sep 22, 2013 - Staff:  Lander Valley High School played its Homecoming football game Friday night, the first in Fremont County this year.
In 1968, the Shoshoni Wranglers held that ... [more]

New art show feature Wind River area potters

Sep 22, 2013 - Staff:  The show also includes a large installation and collaborative piece that incorporates work from each artist. 

The "F Words -- Form, Function, and ... [more]

First 'Hot Topic' talk focuses on fracking

Sep 22, 2013 - Staff:  Fracking, the hydraulic fracturing of land to release trapped gas, is the subject of the first in a series of Central Wyoming College "Hot Topic" ... [more]

Today

Sep 20, 2013 - Staff:  CLARIFICATION
Thursday's page-one story about the arrest of methamphetamine suspects included reference to drug transactions at the Tomahawk Motel in ... [more]

Poker tournament Saturday at casino

Sep 20, 2013 - Staff:  q The top player could win more than $40,000 in the no-limit Texas hold 'em poker format.
The cards will fall into the perfect hand this September at the Wind ... [more]

'Mini Golf Mayhem' set for Saturday in Dubois

Sep 20, 2013 - Staff:  Enjoy an evening of family fun with games and prizes for all ages at the Dubois Chamber of Commerce Annual Raffle and Fundraiser "Mini Golf Mayhem" on ... [more]

Church group used music as catalyst for trip to Africa

Sep 20, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  When members of St. James Episcopal church in Riverton hear a new collection of hymns during their Sunday service, they may be pleased to learn that the words ... [more]

Council gets invitation for grand re-opening

Sep 19, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council received an open invitation Sept. 3 during the regular council meeting for the grand re-opening celebration on Nov. 1 of Mammoth ... [more]

Riverton man selected to attend annual Angus meeting

Sep 19, 2013 - Staff:  American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, and Riverton resident Terry Angel has been elected as an alternated delegate.
The event is Nov. 18 in ... [more]

Today

Sep 19, 2013 - Staff:  Births

UNDERWOOD
A daughter was born to Regina B. and Russell T. Underwood, of Riverton, at 4:05 p.m. Sept. 11, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She ... [more]

CWC hosts evening of innovation speakers at Arts Center

Sep 19, 2013 - By Eric Blom Staff Writer:  TED, a non-profit organization, began by bringing together the worlds of technology, entertainment and design.
Through conferences and media it expanded to ... [more]

Today

Sep 17, 2013 - Staff:  Deaths

DAY
Geboe Day died Saturday, September 14, 2013, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was 53.
Traditional services ... [more]

Jessens celebrate 50 years

Sep 13, 2013 - From staff reports:  Jerry and Kay Jessen of Cheyenne recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Kay Jessen is the daughter of the late Emmett and Jean Osborne, longtime ... [more]

Westlake recognized for her 15 years of service with RPD

Sep 13, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Carroll Westlake recently retired from her position as the victim witness coordinator with the Riverton Police Department and was recognized and given a badge ... [more]

UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources honors Riverton native

Sep 6, 2013 - From staff reports:  A Riverton native and the owner of a forest products company with headquarters in Hulett are this year's outstanding alumni award recipients from the ... [more]

Does convention begins Thursday

Aug 30, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Does supreme president Esther Fister-Palmer will arrive Thursday in Riverton for the Wyoming State Convention.
Her theme "Love and Kindness Matters" will ... [more]

Riverton angler the 1,000th G&F Cutt-Slam participant

Aug 30, 2013 - From staff reports:  When Riverton angler Matt LeClair submitted his paperwork after completing the requirements for Wyoming's Cutt-Slam, he had no idea that his entry would be the ... [more]