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May 22, 2015 - From staff reports:  Riverton student on dean's list
Michael Jones of Riverton has been named to the dean's list at Simpson University for the spring 2015 semester.
Jones ... [more]

BLM reminds residents to be careful with fire during holiday

May 22, 2015 - From staff reports:  Sunshine and blue skies make this time of year perfect for camping and outdoor activities.
With the Memorial Day weekend approaching, the Bureau of Land ... [more]

Thoren, O'Connor to marry

May 22, 2015 - Staff:  Bruce and Sabrina Thoren of Shoshoni and Pat and Shelley O'Connor of Torrington are pleased to announce the engagement of Cortney Thoren and Ryan O'Connor, ... [more]

RHS rakes in awards at annual art symposium

May 22, 2015 - By Andee Novotny, Staff Writer:  The talent of Riverton High School art students was demonstrated in their success at the 47th annual state high school art symposium April 23 to April 25 at ... [more]

Former Lander police chief resigns after 25 years in law enforcement

May 20, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Former Lander Police Department chief Jim Carey has resigned after working 25 years in law enforcement.
"I have been offered and have accepted a position with ... [more]

Cheyenne East wins academic contest crown

May 20, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Central Wyoming College hosted the state championship.

Cheyenne East beat Big Piney 200-140 to win the 19th Wyoming Academic Challenge State ... [more]

Lander student named to honor roll

May 15, 2015 - From staff reports:  Dalton Rohn of Lander has been named to the winter 2015 honor roll at Spokane Falls Community College in Spokane, Wash. To receive honor roll status, students ... [more]

Shoshoni student on state FFA officer team

May 15, 2015 - From staff reports:  A new team of students took the reins of the Wyoming FFA Association as the 2015-2016 state FFA officers were elected at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention ... [more]

Fort Washakie school board honors hard work put in by staff, students

May 15, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 21 trustees recognized three students and two staff members during a board meeting April 15.
Fort Washakie superintendent Terry ... [more]

WRHS names dozens to third-quarter honor roll

May 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  Wind River High School has announced the students named to the third-quarter honor roll.

Principal's list
Ninth grade

Cole Nelson
10th ... [more]

Two county students win awards in math contest

May 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  Western Heritage Lutheran Academy in Riverton recently held a TRIG-STAR competition and named John Desenfants as the winner.
Inberg-Miller Engineers of ... [more]

Wind River Middle School announces honor roll

May 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  Wind River Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll.

Principal's list
Sixth grade

Colter ... [more]

College's forensics team goes to finals

May 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  Four Central Wyoming College students attended the Universities Debating Championship in Anchorage, Alaska.
Harley Gonzales, Matt Amos, Daniela Palma-Ramos ... [more]

Riverton FFA heading to nationals

May 8, 2015 - By Tia Gopp, Riverton FFA Reporter:  The Riverton FFA Chapter had many successes while competing April 8 to April 11 at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention in Cheyenne.
The Riverton FFA ... [more]

Peters named to museums board position

May 1, 2015 - From staff reports:  Sue Peters has been appointed to the Fremont County Museums Board.
The board, appointed by the Fremont County Commission, has budgeting, personnel and ... [more]

Dance club 'fun run' Saturday raises funds for member trip to national event in Las Vegas

May 1, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  By Andrea Novotny
Staff Writer

The Room to Dance club hosts its "Tutu 5k fun run and walk" and children's dance clinic at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2 at the ... [more]

Little Wind Archers hosting first of three 3-D shoots this weekend

May 1, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Little Wind Archers of Fremont County are hosting their first 3-D shoot of the summer from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3 at Wind River ... [more]

Fifteen in county get state FFA recognition

May 1, 2015 - Staff:  The Wyoming FFA Association has announced the recipients of the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Degree. The program recognizes students' accomplishments in their ... [more]

Wyoming FFA announces 2015 proficiency award winners

Apr 24, 2015 - From staff reports:  Two FFA members from Fremont County won agricultural proficiency awards April 8 at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention in Cheyenne.
The recipients were ... [more]

Students encouraged to apply for Thomas foundation scholarships

Apr 24, 2015 - From staff reports:  Applications for fall semester scholarships from the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation are due May 1. Wyoming students may apply.
"I believe strongly in ... [more]

FFA member and two teams win their career development events

Apr 24, 2015 - From staff reports:  One FFA member and two teams from Fremont County were recognized in their respective career development events at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention, held ... [more]

RMS names students to spring honor roll

Apr 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Dubois teen earns $1,000 scholarship from WTA

Apr 10, 2015 - From staff reports:  Rowan Hawk, of Dubois, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the Wyoming Trucking Association.
He was one of three students to receive funding from the WTA ... [more]

Mayor signs service day proclamation

Apr 10, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Volunteers with the Foster Grandparents program said the group will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year.

Riverton Mayor Lars Baker proclaimed ... [more]

County sends three students to state spelling bee; all advance to oral contest

Apr 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  The competition included spellers from Riverton and Lander.

All three of Fremont County's contestants at the 2015 Wyoming State Spelling Bee advanced ... [more]

Tyler attends powwow in Denver to represent tribe

Apr 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  Hundreds attend the Denver March Powwow each year to compete, dance, sell crafts, eat and gather with family members. Tribal members from across the United ... [more]

Riverton student on UW range management team that placed third at contest

Apr 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming placed third and five team members placed in the top 10 percent among the 158 students from 25 colleges and universities competing in ... [more]

District 25 looking to buy land for future expansion

Apr 3, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 25 is working to acquire land to house its growing student population.
Superintendent Terry Snyder said a capacity study ... [more]

Twelve county students earn academic honors in Casper

Mar 27, 2015 - From staff reports:  Officials have released the names of students who made the president's and dean's honor rolls at Casper College for the 2014 fall semester.
To qualify for ... [more]

RHS troupe lands main stage

Mar 27, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Roughly 100 schools worldwide apply for Thespian Festival honor

Riverton High School theater students are the first Wyoming teens in more than 30 ... [more]