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By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2017

As Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead works to spur economic development in the state, he has learned that a small workforce -- and especially a lack of skilled laborers -- ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Oct 8, 2017

Responsibility for recruiting and admissions at the Wind River Job Corps in Riverton is set to change hands next month. A group called CHP International ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2017

As a new leadership team takes over at the Wind River Job Corps, staff members are hoping the center's high turnover, which has been a continuing disruption ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 8, 2017

Wind River Job Corps Center director Julie Gassner will leave her post Monday. Staff at the local Job Corps was notified of the change Wednesday, and ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 5, 2017

Central Wyoming College and the Wind River Job Corps Center will host a second "welcome back" powwow this month as students return to classes. Students from ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 28, 2017

The decision is region-wide and may well have nothing to do with our center at all Wind River Job Corps recently has instituted a "closed campus" ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017

The Wind River Job Corps has moved to a "closed campus" policy, which will not allow students to leave campus during the school week. Previously, students ...

By Alejandra Silva Staff Writer
Feb 1, 2017

With the City of Riverton set to confirm the resignation of city administrator Steven Weaver on Tuesday, Feb. 7, the Arizona-bound official cites the ...

Photo by Andrea Novotny
Feb 1, 2017

Wind River Job Corp students have been clearing snow throughout Riverton in recent days. Lead instructor for the heavy equipment department, Phil Cornella, ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 29, 2017

Thirty-two students walked at the latest graduation of the Wind River Job Corps. For many of the graduates, it was a bittersweet moment. "I hate endings like ...

From staff and wire reports
Jan 29, 2017

As more students from the Wind River Job Corps advance in their trades, work-based learning specialist Julianna Eckley said the center is looking for more ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 8, 2016

The local center was No. 1 in three areas when compared to 127 other facilities. In the first year of its existence, the Wind River Job Corps had the ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Oct 4, 2016

More than 40 students received their diplomas Friday at the Wind River Job Corps Center as they walked the stage in front of their peers, family, friends and ...

By Steven R. Peck
Sep 21, 2016

They are perfectly adequate, and they are likely to grow as economy improves Let's not get too hung up on numbers at Wind River Job Corps. A little ...

From staff reports
Sep 20, 2016

Leaders at the Wind River Job Corps originally had hoped the center would fill its capacity of 300 students by March. After enrollment was brought above 200 ...


Photo by Daniel Bendtsen
Aug 14, 2016

The college has hosted powwows before, usually been in the gymnasium, but this one will be outdoors. The Wind River Job Corps draws in many students ...

From staff reports
Jul 24, 2016

The Wind River Job Corps is working to get some of its curriculum accredited at Central Wyoming College, which would allow the center's students seeking ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2016

The Wind River Job Corps has spent about $500,000 with local vendors in Fremont County and currently employs more than 100 people, providing about $4.8 million ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 8, 2016

The admissions department at Central Wyoming College is partnering with Wyoming Workforce Services to help locally displaced workers go back to school. From ...

Photo by Daniel Bendtsen
Jun 23, 2016

Valentina Quinonez, petroleum technician student and president of student government, introduced the keynote speakers at the first Wind River Job Corps ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 22, 2016

35 students marched in Friday ceremonies Wind River Job Corps held its first-ever commencement Friday in a ceremony that graduated 35 students at the ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 12, 2016

Eleven students already have completed their programs, and another 23 are set to finish within the next month. As the Wind River Job Corps ...

From staff reports
May 1, 2016

Wind River Job Corps will lead the construction effort with the alternative material, which has been used successfully elsewhere in ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 1, 2016

On Feb. 12, Jayden Haslam had his last day at the Wind River Job Corps. At age 20, he became the school's first graduate. Before the Job Corps opened last ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2016

Part 5 in a series Wind RiverJobCorpsCenter officials meet regularly with community relations council to discuss initiatives, program updates and ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 3, 2016

Fourth in a series Job Corps officials are looking for opportunities to send students into the local community in the coming months. "They want Job ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 29, 2016

Members of the Wind River Job Corps community relations council were pleased to hear that many students currently enrolled at the Riverton facility hail from ...


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