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The opening of the Wind River Job Corps Center this year in Riverton has been heralded as a success by community leaders and government officials.
Many will ...

Job Corps, industry pair to create petroleum tech opportunities for students

The effective development of the training achievement record was crucial for the petroleum technician trade at the Wind River Job Corps.
Petroleum technician ...

Paskett instructs welding, a core curriculum at Wind River Job Corps Center

Riverton resident Jeremy Paskett is ready to greet his first students as the welding instructor at the Wind River Job Corps Center.
Paskett can accommodate up ...

Troy Anderson says extra-curriculars are needed for success in life and work.

Troy Anderson came home from Phoenix, Ariz., to the place he was born ...

Three staff members at the new Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton are themselves Job Corps graduates.
They credit the program with giving them the skills ...

Career counselor excited to have 'perfect job' at Wind River Job Corps

Stacy Sewell isn't new to Fremont County.
She is now the Wind River Job Corps career preparation supervisor and instructor, but Sewell also worked with youth ...

If the ultimate goal of Wind River Job Corps Center is to get jobs for its graduates, Gary Collins has a crucial role in the organization.
As ...

Riverton High School theater students received a torrent of praise for their main stage performance during the International Thespian Festival this summer in ...

Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory director issues warning about disease

Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory experts are cautioning residents to monitor not only their pets and livestock for disease this summer, but also ...

Teens OK after a 'concerning' incident, search

Two teenagers were found safe after being the subject of a search-and-rescue mission Thursday morning.
Fremont County Search and Rescue volunteers responded ...

'Typical' CWC student a late-20s woman who leaves without a degree

New statistical profile paints the picture

Who is the typical Central Wyoming College student?
She is a white woman from Fremont County. She is in ...

Youth invited to participate in 2016 Wyoming State Spelling Bee

As a new school year begins, hosts of the 2016 Wyoming State Spelling Bee want students to consider entering the annual contest.
"Winning the Wyoming State ...

Job Corps students vow to make most of the opportunity

Breanna Shakespeare is a 20-year-old from Fort Washakie studying office administration.
Kaitlyn Hart, 20, from Penrose, Colo., is studying carpentry.
Acardo ...

A decade ago, local engineer Howard Johnson received a phone call from Sandy Barton at the Fremont County Board of Cooperative Education Services.
"Sandy had ...

"A Rambling Stretch," a concert of contemporary jazz music inspired by the beauty of the Cowboy State by composer and Riverton native Tyler Gilmore, will visit ...

Workers to spray trees in forest campgrounds

Spraying operations may start on or after Sept. 8 and should conclude before Oct. 1.

Several Shoshone National Forest campgrounds will be closed for ...

Interviews for Riverton council vacancy Tuesday; Ward 1 seat likely to be filled this week

Riverton Mayor Lars Baker and the Riverton City Council are reviewing letters from three candidates interested in filling the Ward 1 council vacancy left by ...

Tour featuring drunk driving simulator to stop in county

Safe Communities Wyoming and the Wyoming Governor's Council on Impaired Driving are sponsoring a drunk and distracted driving simulator and education program ...

After the first two buildings on the Central Wyoming College were completed in 1968, it took five more years for another round of construction to arrive. In ...

Second Elders Picnic set for Friday

Watching community members gather to visit, laugh and enjoy each other's company at last year's Elders Picnic gave Lee Spoonhunter a good feeling.
"It gives ...

 
 

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