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School District 6 implementing suicide prevention policy

By Christina George
Staff Writer

The Wind River school district has implemented a new policy aimed at suicide prevention.
The Fremont County School ...

RHS Key Club fun run raises cash Saturday for 'Tough Enough' effort countywide

Riverton High School's Key Club hosts a 5K run/walk this weekend to raise funds for the Tough Enough Cancer Fund of Fremont County.
Registration begins at 7 ...

Karly Ward comes to Wyoming from Tennessee having started her teaching career in Lakewood, Colo.

Karly Ward came from Clarksville, Tenn., to be the ...

Largest pumpkin in yearly contest tops 250 pounds

The Fremont County Master Gardener program held its annual pumpkin contest Sept. 26 at Sweetwater Garden, 1602 W. Main St.
Scott Lewis took first place for ...

St. Margaret's Catholic Elementary School celebrates its 50th anniversary Saturday at the school gymnasium, 220 N. Seventh St. E.
The "50 Years of ...

Former school trustee arrested on domestic violence charge

A former Dubois school trustee was arrested Sept. 14 after allegedly assaulting someone with an ink pen at her place of employment.
Heidi McStay, 34, of ...

Construction of the five-lane highway and widening of the Little Wind bridge carries an Oct. 31 contract deadline.

Evening asphalt paving activities ...

Riverton student makes dean's list at Bates College

Sam Myers was named to the dean's list at Bates College for the semester ending in April.
The distinction is earned by students whose cumulative GPA is 3.71 ...

City council elects Martinez as president

The Riverton City Council elected council member Lee Martinez as the council president and council member Kyle Larson as the council vice president during a ...

Lander woman loses nearly $2,000 in computer fraud

A Lander woman is out nearly $2,000 after a new fraud hit the area.
Officers from the Lander Police Department received a call at 9:03 p.m. Aug. 21 reporting ...

USDA reminds producers to purchase crop insurance

The coverage includes crop production losses due to natural perils.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency reminds producers to ...

Family sets up Joe McGowan Fund to honor Lander man, benefit community

The initial hope is to build the fund up to $25,000 and award a $1,000 grant every year.

An endowment fund has been established in honor of the ...

Ranchers offering $10K reward after four calves found dead

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is seeking information regarding a livestock destruction case in southern Fremont County.
Four calves were found shot to ...

Ben S. Ridgley has joined the Northern Arapaho Business Council after being sworn into office Sept. 8. He fills a vacancy left by Richard Brannan who resigned ...

Firefighters flip pancakes to raise funds for equipment

Roughly 500 people raised about $1,000 for the Lander Volunteer Fire Department during a pancake breakfast in August.
The department's fundraiser has been ...

Success of King James Version based on careful editing, research

King James grew up as a king, and doubly so. After Queen Elizabeth executed his mother, Mary Queen of Scots, when he was just 1 year old, he became King James ...

St. Stephen's starts year with new teachers, nurse, superintendent

St. Stephen's Indian School has welcomed new staff members into the 2015-2016 school year, including Frank No Runner, the new superintendent. No Runner is a ...

Myers enrolls at ENMU

Jayden Myers, of Riverton, will begin her first semester this fall at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, N.M.
Eastern New Mexico University, a state ...

City council OKs use of powder cannon for RHS football games

The Riverton City Council has approved a fireworks permit application from Riverton High School.
Activities director and assistant principal Jeremy Hill ...

Johnson, Neuhaus to marry

Heather Johnson and Neil Neuhaus have announced their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Steve Johnson and Linda Johnson of Riverton. She is a ...

 
 

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