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National FFA Week: Riverton

Members preparing for career development event competitions

The Riverton FFA chapter started its year in early May with the election of the 2014-2015 ...

National FFA Week: Shoshoni

Chapter busy working on stage decorations for state convention

The Shoshoni FFA chapter has had a full and eventful summer with an exciting growing ...

National FFA Week: Lander

Agricultural organization boasts a long, rich history

The Lander FFA chapter will be busy this week.
Members plan to talk about FFA on local radio ...

Digest

State rig count lowest since 2010
CHEYENNE -- Cause for pessimism persists in Wyoming's oil industry as the number of drilling rigs exploring for oil ...

Discrimination bill clears committee; lawmaker ejected

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity cleared a critical committee hearing on Friday and now ...

Experts to provide one-on-one car seat training

Injury Prevention Resources is hosting a mid-winter car seat check from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Riverton High School.
Nationally certified child ...

Film contest seeking entries; $25K goes to grand prize winner

The Wyoming Film Office is seeking submissions for the Wyoming Short Film Contest. The grand prize winner will take home $25,000.
The winning entry will have ...

Wyoming Latina Youth Conference offering two scholarships

Scholarships are available from the Wyoming Latina Youth Conference for students who want to pursue a higher education.
Successful applicants must have ...

CWC hosts negotiation training for local officers

Thirteen law enforcement officers from the Riverton and Lander police departments and the Fremont County Sheriff's Office recently attended Central Wyoming ...

Enzi accepting applications for summer page positions

The deadline to apply is March 5.

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging Wyoming high school students to apply to be Senate pages during one of ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Fri., Feb 20, the 27th day of the 2015 General Session:
VOTING RIGHTS: The Senate for the second time ...

Bill to permit state role in adding value to minerals heads to Mead

CHEYENNE -- A bill to create a program in which the state partners with businesses to convert Wyoming minerals into value-added products cleared the Senate on ...

Wyoming Cowboys, Cowgirls gain momentum for stretch run

LARAMIE -- Wyoming had to subtract to add.
In this case, "Wyoming" refers to one sport, but two teams. Both the Cowboys and Cowgirls basketball teams have ...

Kianna WallowingBull plans to major in physical therapy initially but would like to enter the Central nursing program later in her academic career. ...

Rustlers in good shape for Region IX tourney

Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach Pat Rafferty and women's coach Serol Stauffenberg have guided the Rustlers near the top of the Region IX ...

Small-school wrestling teams fill brackets at Class 2-A West regional

Fremont County wrestling teams make up a big portion of the Class 2-A West regional field this weekend at Big Piney.
Matches started Friday in the ...

Today

Births
WASHINGTON
A daughter was born to Marie Rose Washington of Lander and Daniel Joy Washington of Lander at 12:13 p.m. Jan. 7, 2015, at SageWest ...

Area students pick up awards at regional science fair

The following students earned awards at the 2015 West-Central Regional Science Fair held Jan. 27 to Jan. 29 at Central Wyoming College.
Students were judged ...

Achievers

Riverton student earns 4.0 GPA
Undergraduate student Ashley Schieffer of Riverton has been named to Montana State University Billings' dean's list ...

More than 300 compete in WWWC fishing derby

Winners have been announced from the 29th Annual Wild West Winter Carnival fishing derby held Jan. 23 to Jan. 25 at Boysen State Park. Boysen State Park ...

 
 

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