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Jun 26, 2015 - From staff reports:  Lander student earns degree
Adam Price, a mechanical engineering major from Lander, earned a bachelor's degree at Florida Institute of Technology's ... [more]

Avian rescue group to host 'rugrat carnival'

Jun 26, 2015 - From staff reports:  Wyoming Avian Rescue will host the Fourth Annual Redneck Barbecue and Rugrat Carnival as part of the Riverton Rendezvous.
The event will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ... [more]

Dozens of county students on UW spring honor roll

Jun 26, 2015 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming lists 45 students from Fremont County on the 2015 spring semester academic dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls.
The honor rolls ... [more]

Wyoming Indian artwork to be displayed in Casper

Jun 19, 2015 - From staff reports:  "Nature's Children, Connecting the Past to Present," a temporary exhibit featuring the work of Wyoming Indian High School students, runs from Tuesday to Aug. ... [more]

Wind River names students to fourth-quarter honor roll

Jun 19, 2015 - From staff reports:  Wind River Middle/High School has announced the names of the students named to the fourth-quarter honor roll.

Principal's list
Sixth grade

Brian ... [more]

Achievers

Jun 19, 2015 - From staff reports:  Riverton student makes honor roll
Riverton student Aaron Nirider has been named to the dean's honor roll at Eastern Wyoming College for the spring 2015 ... [more]

Achievers

Jun 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  Riverton student makes dean's list
Haley Marie Snell of Riverton has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at South Dakota State ... [more]

Eleven county students make UW president's honor roll

Jun 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming has listed 11 students from Fremont County on the 2015 spring semester president's honor roll.
The president's honor roll consists ... [more]

Wyoming Catholic College graduates fifth class

Jun 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  The school also announced a new $11 million fundraising campaign.

Wyoming Catholic College sent off its fifth graduating class May 16.
Several of ... [more]

Her Many Horses earns scholarship

Jun 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Mark K. Ulmer Memorial Native American Scholarship Foundation has announced that Keegan Her Many Horses, a 2015 Wyoming Indian High School graduate, has ... [more]

Lander girl competes at international science fair

Jun 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  Six female students were chosen earlier this year to represent Wyoming from May 10 to May 15 at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in ... [more]

RMS names students on fourth-quarter honor roll

Jun 5, 2015 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently named the students who qualified for the fourth-quarter honor roll in the 2014-2015 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Two Riverton students win writing contest

Jun 5, 2015 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School eighth-graders Hannah Hutson and Syonia Jordan were named first- and second-place winners of a recent statewide writing competition. ... [more]

County students receive Northern Arapaho endowment scholarships

Jun 4, 2015 - From staff reports:  Seven University of Wyoming students have received the Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships for the summer session and the 2015-2016 academic year.
Fremont ... [more]

Pacesetter award applicants to apply via videos

Jun 4, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking students for the Wyoming Native American Student Pacesetter Award. Recipients will be announced at this year's ... [more]

Eighteen graduate from Wind River High School

May 29, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 6 said goodbye to its senior class Sunday.
Wind River High School had 18 seniors in the class of 2015.
The valedictorians for ... [more]

Riverton man serving 10 months in FEMA Corps

May 29, 2015 - From staff reports:  Connor Lively of Riverton recently began a 10-month term of national service in FEMA Corps, an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps program.
FEMA ... [more]

Lander woman appointed to three-year term on wild horse, burro advisory board

May 29, 2015 - From staff reports:  Jennifer Sall was selected for the category of public interest.

The Bureau of Land Management has announced that Jennifer Sall of Lander has been ... [more]

RHS club reads more than 320 books

May 29, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Wolverine Reader Program had 36 active members in the 2014-2015 school year.

The Wolverine Reader Program at Riverton High School wrapped up its ... [more]

Achievers

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]