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Language Camp -- 1991

Jul 21, 2013 - Staff:  In the final quarter of the 20th century, the tribes of the Wind River Indian Reservation got organized in their efforts to preserve their native ... [more]

Key Club earns Single Service Award

Jul 19, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School Key Club received the Single Service Award, bronze level, at the Key Club International Convention from July 3-7 in Washington, ... [more]

Pet Connection took in the 'smoky' animals

Jul 19, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Lander Pet Connection was busy July 12 when a dozen animals from the Wind River Veterinary Clinic were housed after a fire July 11.
Pet Connection president ... [more]

Community effort saves 12 pets in veterinary clinic fire

Jul 19, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk and Andrea Novotny:  Authorities say the Lander facility sustained "pretty severe damage" to the roof and attic.

Six dogs and six cats were saved from a structure fire ... [more]

Bridge program gives students a head start at CWC

Jul 12, 2013 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College's free Summer Bridge Boot Camp scheduled for Aug. 5-16 will provide incoming students with academic skills to be successful in ... [more]

Center hosts third Youth Ranch Rodeo

Jul 12, 2013 - Staff:  Gaits of Change Equine Center at Whispering Sage Ranch in Riverton had its third annual Youth Ranch Rodeo on June 14. The event was a hit once again for all ... [more]

Riverton man awarded for military service

Jul 12, 2013 - Staff:  A Riverton soldier with the Wyoming Army National Guard recently was awarded for his service and achievements while assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th ... [more]

Shrine Club announces winners of circus parade

Jul 12, 2013 - Staff:  The Fremont County Shrine Club hosted its annual children's circus parade June 26 in Riverton. The first-place winners in the costume contest were:
5 and ... [more]

Fiddlers Lake Campground open for firewood gathering

Jul 10, 2013 - Staff:  Fiddlers Lake Campground on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest is open to the public, with stipulations, for firewood gathering.
All ... [more]

Board OKs use of museum for convention

Jul 10, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Museums Board has approved the request from the Wyoming Association of County Officers to use the Fremont County Pioneer Museum to host a ... [more]

Ricos win June Yard of the Month honor

Jul 5, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Riverton Garden Club awarded Ruth Rico, at 1416 Aspen Drive in Riverton, its Yard of the Month honor for June.
The awards are only given out in the ... [more]

Walton, McCarty marry

Jul 5, 2013 - From staff reports:  Heidi Walton and Bryant McCarty were married Feb. 15, 2013, in Draper, Utah.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Jeri Walton of Riverton. She is a 2007 ... [more]

Vodopich and Rose to wed July 13

Jul 5, 2013 - From staff reports:  Carie Vodopich, the daughter of Allen and Susan Vodopich of Riverton, is engaged to Andrew Rose, the son of Doug and Mary Rose of Gillette.
The future bride ... [more]

Hitshew awarded STAR Scholarship

Jul 5, 2013 - From staff reports:  Jordan Hitshew, a 2013 graduate of Lander Valley High School, recently was presented the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year.
She is the ... [more]

UW announces its spring dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls

Jul 5, 2013 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming lists 47 students from Fremont County on the 2013 spring semester academic dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls.
The honor rolls ... [more]

BLM gives tips for a safe holiday

Jul 3, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Bureau of Land Management wishes everyone an enjoyable, but safe Fourth of July.
"Currently, the fire danger ranges from moderate to high ... [more]

CWC instructors to share class updates with board

Jul 3, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Professors will be invited to give the college's trustees brief presentations on the work they are doing.

This year's faculty president at Central ... [more]

RMS names students on fourth-quarter honor roll

Jun 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the fourth-quarter honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Ethete student earns award for leadership

Jun 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  Hughes received the David M. Gipp Native American Leader Fellowship honor.

Teresa G. Hughes, of Ethete, was selected to receive the David M. Gipp ... [more]

Friends of the Library says book adoption sales are down

Jun 26, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Branch Library continues to host book adoptions 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month in the upstairs section of the library.
The ... [more]

City funds request from Children's Advocacy Project of Casper

Jun 26, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council has agreed to fund a $3,500 request from the Children's Advocacy Project of Casper. The organization provides investigators, ... [more]

Crouch and Haggerty married May 5

Jun 21, 2013 - Staff:  Jessica Lynn Crouch and Douglas John Haggerty were married Sunday, May 5, at Grasso Gardens, a private residence in Vancouver, Wash. The Rev. Scott Paulson ... [more]

Wolpert, Michel to marry

Jun 21, 2013 - Staff:  Joe and Barb of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Olivia Wolpert of Laramie to Stephen Michel of Laramie.
The future bride is ... [more]

Clemetson, Jones to wed July 12

Jun 21, 2013 - Staff:  Kim and Cory Clemetson of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Tess Clemetson of Riverton to Jonathan Jones of Broken Bow, Neb. ... [more]

County students named to UW president's honor roll

Jun 21, 2013 - Staff:  The University of Wyoming lists 27 students from Fremont County on the 2013 spring semester president's honor roll.
The president's honor roll consists of ... [more]

Trinity Lutheran School hosts end-of-year program

Jun 21, 2013 - Staff:  Trinity Lutheran School students performed "The Old Gray Mare" at their annual end of school program in May. From left, Tylynn McDonald, Bergen McCormick, ... [more]

Ferries graduates from university

Jun 14, 2013 - From staff reports:  Evelyn Ferries, the granddaughter of Riverton residents Betty Jarvis and the late Myron Jarvis, graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Arts ... [more]

Achievers

Jun 14, 2013 - From staff reports:  Riverton student receives grant
Nine students from Western Wyoming Community College recently were awarded NASA Space Grant Community College STEM ... [more]

Volunteers needed for building Sinks Canyon trail

Jun 14, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will start work Saturday on a new non-motorized trail in Sinks Canyon. The trail will be roughly ... [more]

Scholarship awarded to RHS graduates

Jun 14, 2013 - From staff reports:  INDIANAPOLIS -- 2013 Riverton High School FFA graduates Emma Herbst, KaylaRae Lawerence and Brett St. John recently were awarded $1,000 scholarships from ... [more]