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First four weeks at Job Corps involve career prep and certification

The new students at the Wind River Job Corps are given an extensive transition opportunity to settle them into the center and trade of their choice.
Career ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wyoming may have been the last state in the union to be awarded a Job Corps, but it will be the first to specialize in training students in the energy ...

People from out of state made Riverton their new home when they accepted employment at the Wind River Job Corps.
As of Aug. 24, the job training facility has ...

When the Wind River Job Corps Center reaches its workforce capacity, it will employ more than 100 people, most of whom will be area residents.
"I would say 95 ...

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A daughter was born to Kandace Van Fleet of Montebello, Calif., and Truman Sitting Eagle of Riverton at 8:49 a.m. July 23 at ...

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Death penalty won't be sought
POWELL -- A Park County prosecutor says he won't seek the death penalty for a woman charged in connection with a plot to ...

Yellowstone fire watched, not fought yet

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A lightning-caused wildfire is being allowed to burn for now in a remote area of Yellowstone National Park.
The fire is on the ...

Listing or no listing, more federal money pledged to protect grouse

BILLINGS, Mont. -- The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western ...

State may have to pay for Eaton hearing that might be ruled moot

The State of Wyoming was bracing Wednesday to cover the cost of a new death penalty hearing for a former Riverton man convicted murderer even as a federal ...

Man charged in gun theft, shooting

Oliver Reed faces multiple counts for the July 24 incident.

A burglary case against Oliver Daryl Reed has reached District Court.
He is charged with ...

Casper man gets three to five years for punching death of Lander student

LARAMIE --The man who punched and killed a University of Wyoming student from Lander last Halloween was sentenced Wednesday to three to five years in ...

 
 

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