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Award-winning guitarist to perform Friday at CWC

Apr 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Andy Hackbarth, an award-winning recording artist, songwriter and classical guitarist, will present a concert with friends Friday in the Robert A. Peck Arts ... [more]

Dubois to host state taxidermy show Saturday

Apr 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  The state taxidermy show returns to Fremont County on Saturday.
The event, sponsored by the Wyoming Association of Taxidermy Artists, is 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at ... [more]

Students grateful to receive UW Trustees' Scholars Award

Apr 11, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Eight students from Fremont County have been awarded the University of Wyoming Trustees' Scholars Award.
The scholarship is renewable for up to four academic ... [more]

Valenti, Cheng to wed in June

Apr 4, 2014 - Staff:  Linda Valenti of Laramie, formerly of Kinnear, announces the engagement of her daughter Shannon Marie Valenti to James Cheng.
The bride-to-be is also the ... [more]

Brenda Miska

Mar 30, 2014 - Staff:  Brenda Miska, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, surrounded by family. She was 47 years old.
Visitation will be noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, March ... [more]

CWC student theater showcase offers different shows

Mar 30, 2014 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College's 11th annual showcase of student-directed plays will provide two different evenings of comedy, music and drama over a four-day ... [more]

Women's council seeks award nominations

Mar 30, 2014 - Staff:  The Wyoming Council for Women's Issues is seeking nominations for its 2014 Woman of Distinction and Employer of Choice Awards.
Nominations should be sent to ... [more]

Internet firm marking its 20th anniversary Tuesday

Mar 30, 2014 - Staff:  Riverton-based Internet service provider Wyoming.com is celebrating its 20-year anniversary in April, beginning with a customer appreciation day from 11 a.m. ... [more]

'La boheme' coming to library

Mar 30, 2014 - Staff:  Giacomo Puccini's opera "La boheme" will be presented in a live HDTV broadcast from New York's Metropolitan Opera at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Carnegie Room at ... [more]

Man pleads not guilty to terroristic threats charge

Mar 28, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Prosecutors think John Cardine's actions caused a public nuisance for his co-workers and bosses.

A Lander man pleaded not guilty to making ... [more]

RMS names students on third-quarter honor roll

Mar 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll for the 2013-2014 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

WRHS youths speak to state board about American Indian education

Mar 28, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Three American Indian students from Fremont County School District 6 were invited to speak in front of the Wyoming State Board of Education in January.
Wind ... [more]

RHS students shoot for state science fair all year

Mar 26, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Students at Riverton High School begin thinking about the Wyoming State Science Fair soon after school starts each fall.
Participation in the annual ... [more]

Achievers

Mar 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  Flanagan named to dean's list
Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs has announced that Jace Flanagan, of Riverton, was named to the dean's ... [more]

Energy company to conduct power line inspections

Mar 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  Rocky Mountain Power will conduct routine power line inspections by helicopter in central and northern Wyoming. The inspections will take place the week of ... [more]

CWC offering free job training for eligible individuals

Mar 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College is offering low or no-cost training in health care careers for veterans, unemployed and under-employed people. Individuals looking for ... [more]

New instructor bringing show choir to District 25

Mar 21, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fifteen students have joined Riverton High School's choir program since new vocal instructor Jon Marquez began work Feb. 17.
Marquez, the choir teacher for ... [more]

Students advance to state History Day contest

Mar 19, 2014 - From staff reports:  Twenty-two students from Fremont County will advance to the state History Day competition in Laramie after qualifying at the district level March 3 at Riverton ... [more]

Trinity Lutheran School joins drink pouch recycling program

Mar 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Trinity Lutheran School students are recycling and earning money for their school.
By collecting drink pouches from the lunchroom or classroom, the students ... [more]

Third CWC forensic team member qualifies for nationals

Mar 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  A third member of Central Wyoming College's forensics team qualified for a national tournament after competing in an event at Glendale Community College in ... [more]

Oldham, Pingetzer named Wyoming FFA Regional Stars Award recipients

Mar 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  CHEYENNE -- Agriculture savvy, time management, organization, record-keeping and an outstanding work ethic are just a few of the characteristics all of the ... [more]

Fegler named to fall dean's list

Mar 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  Macey Fegler of Arapahoe has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.
Fegler took 26 credit hours ... [more]

College dean honored with Lifetime Award

Mar 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  A Central Wyoming College dean was honored March 1 with a Lifetime Award from the CWC Rodeo Booster Club at its annual banquet.
Charlotte Donelson, who is the ... [more]

CWC student selected as New Century Scholar

Mar 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  A Central Wyoming College student has been selected as Wyoming's New Century Scholar.
Caitlin Heryford of Lander is Wyoming's highest scoring student in the ... [more]

District bee draws more than 50 spellers

Mar 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  Students from 10 Fremont County schools gathered Feb. 19 to compete in the district spelling bee in Shoshoni.
More than 50 students in grades 5-8 began the ... [more]

Stoll named to college honor roll

Feb 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  Teal Stoll of Pavillion has been named to the full-time president's honor roll at Gillette College for the fall 2013 semester.
For students to earn a place on ... [more]

Seven county teachers earn NBC

Feb 28, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  In 2013, seven teachers made National Board Certification in Fremont County -- a process described as "rigorous."
Kristi Jones, a first-grade teacher at Fort ... [more]

Northern Arapaho student earns 4.0 GPA at Montana college

Feb 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  Marlin Medicinehorse, an enrolled Northern Arapaho member, has earned a 4.0 GPA while studying at Little Big Horn College in Crow Agency, Mont.
He is in his ... [more]

Freshman's idol reads his fan letter on national TV

Feb 21, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Nick Nerli said he was "shocked" when his idol read his letter on national television.
In December, the Lander Valley High School freshman class president ... [more]

CWC names 92 students to president's honor roll

Feb 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College's 2013 fall semester grades have been computed, and 92 students were named to the president's honor roll for earning a 4.0 GPA while ... [more]

Lander man among first grads of AARP's volunteer institute

Feb 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Jan. 8, Charlie Smith of Lander participated in the graduation ceremony for the inaugural class of AARP's Volunteer Leadership Institute. ... [more]

RHS students advance to state science fair

Feb 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  The following Riverton High School students earned awards at the 2014 West Central Regional Science Fair held Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 at Central Wyoming College in ... [more]

Cetrone, Evans to wed Sept. 13

Feb 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  Steve and Jodi Dillree, of Kemmerer, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Cetrone, to Jess Evans, the son of Mike and Beth Evans, ... [more]

County students earn UW honors

Feb 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming lists 21 students from Fremont County on the 2013 fall semester provost's honor roll.
Dubois: Clinton A. Elliott, Carolyn Lee ... [more]

Riverton Middle School names students to second-quarter honor roll

Feb 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the second-quarter honor roll for the 2013-2014 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Lander student named to dean's list at Creighton University

Jan 31, 2014 - From staff reports:  Barak Jones, of Lander, a third-year in the School of Dentistry, was named to the fall 2013 dean's list at Creighton University.
Full-time students who rank ... [more]

UW names 56 county students to dean's lists

Jan 31, 2014 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming lists 56 students from Fremont County on the 2013 fall semester academic dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls.
Arapahoe: Jesse P. ... [more]

Women recognized for heroic actions

Jan 31, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  On Oct. 11, Laurie Morgan and Angela Bihr risked their lives to save a woman after she lost consciousness while driving on Sunset Drive in Riverton.
Morgan ... [more]

Achievers

Jan 24, 2014 - From staff reports:  Lorimer honored for handcart work
Scott Lorimer of Riverton was honored in November for his work acquiring land and developing historic sites related to ... [more]

Lander student receives award to continue studies at UW

Jan 24, 2014 - From staff reports:  Nicola "Nico" Holt of Lander was awarded the first-ever Community College Transition Award from Wyoming's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive ... [more]