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RHS to perform vocal concert

Apr 13, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School will host a pre-festival vocal concert at 7:30 p.m. April 19 at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre at Central Wyoming College.
The ... [more]

State FFA announces 2012 proficiency award winners

Apr 13, 2012 - Staff:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming FFA Association announced its winners in the 2012 Agricultural Proficiency Award Competition on April 4 as part of the Wyoming State ... [more]

Hubenka, Olson to marry

Apr 13, 2012 - Staff:  Greg and Pam Hubenka, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Nicholas Hubenka to Laci Olson, daughter of Charles Olson of Wolf Point, ... [more]

Achievers

Apr 13, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton band honored by Wyoming Arts Council
The Fat City Mardi Gras Band, of Riverton, was one of 21 Wyoming artists approved by the Wyoming Arts Council ... [more]

Weather Service trains weather spotters

Apr 11, 2012 - Staff:  National Weather Service meteorologist Bill Murrell used a video clip from "The Simpsons" to help illustrate types of storms and tornadoes during his weather ... [more]

Central Wyoming College debate team ends season with second at national tournament

Apr 6, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College's debate team of Nicholas Esposito and Amber Ezell-Bowman won second place in the novice division of parliamentary debate at the Pi ... [more]

Riverton speech mentor named Wyoming coach of the year again

Apr 6, 2012 - Staff:  Annette Thornton, head coach of the speech and debate team at Riverton High School, has been named the Class 4-A Coach of the Season by the Wyoming High School ... [more]

Shoshoni Senior Citizens Center receives grant money

Apr 6, 2012 - Staff:  Wyoming nonprofits serving seniors and youth received $347,663 in grants announced this week by the Daniels Fund.
Grant recipients include the Learning Tree ... [more]

Griebel, LeClair marry

Apr 6, 2012 - Staff:  Michael Griebel and Jenny LeClair were married March 24, 2012, at their home in Casper.
The bride is the daughter of Mitch and Charla LeClair, of ... [more]

Pederson, Barlow wed

Apr 6, 2012 - Staff:  Roberto Pederson and Lyndsie Barlow were married Nov. 11, 2011, at Heritage Gardens in Sandy, Utah.
Judge Frederick Oddone officiated the ceremony.
The ... [more]

Porter, Minner marry

Apr 6, 2012 - Staff:  Chelsey Nicole Porter and Skyler Mont Minner were married Nov. 17, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Riverton. The Rev. Mark Thurmond officiated the ceremony ... [more]

Ratliff honored for 65 years of service to the American Legion

Mar 30, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Riverton resident Jack Ratliff was honored for serving 65 years in the American Legion. For his membership, Ratliff, 86, received a pin and plaque March 15 in ... [more]

Meridian Trust offering $2,000 in scholarships

Mar 30, 2012 - Staff:  CHEYENNE -- Students planning to attend either the University of Wyoming or one of Wyoming's community colleges in the fall have an opportunity to earn a ... [more]

Enzi accepting applications for summer internship program

Mar 23, 2012 - Staff:  U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is encouraging students and graduates from all backgrounds to apply for a summer internship in his Washington, D.C., office. The deadline ... [more]

Yates, Traina wed Oct. 15

Mar 23, 2012 - Staff:  Brian Yates and Lauren Traina were married in a lovely candelight ceremony October 15, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. Lily Ana Sarg officiated the ceremony. The ... [more]

Phister, Long to marry

Mar 23, 2012 - Staff:  Scott and Amy Phister, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kelly Phister to Michael Long, son of Tony and Kris Long, of ... [more]

Moore and Anderson to wed June 30

Mar 23, 2012 - Staff:  Michael and Lori Moore, of Torrington, and Roderick and Dena Anderson, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Taylor Moore and ... [more]

RHS speakers to nationals

Mar 16, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School speakers compiled a stellar record as last weekend's National Forensic League District Tournament hosted by RHS.
Five Riverton ... [more]

Sheldon promoted to lieutenant colonel

Mar 16, 2012 - Staff:  Maj. Jeromie K. Sheldon was promoted to lieutenant colonel March 5 at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. Sheldon is a special actions officer for the ... [more]

Yates, Traina marry Oct. 15

Mar 16, 2012 - Staff:  Brian Yates and Lauren Traina were married in a lovely candelight ceremony October 15, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. Lily Ana Sarg officiated the ceremony. The ... [more]

Schrock and Gaudern wed Dec. 8

Mar 16, 2012 - Staff:  Paul and Leilani Schrock of Riverton are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Amanda M. Schrock to Brandon Gaudern son of Tim Gaudern of Riverton ... [more]

Phister and Long to wed March 24

Mar 16, 2012 - Staff:  Scott and Amy Phister, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kelly Phister to Michael Long, son of Tony and Kris Long, of ... [more]

Five selected for UW Trustees Scholarships

Mar 9, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler, Staff Writer:  Five Riverton High School seniors have been selected for University of Wyoming Trustees Scholarships this year.
This is an unprecedented number of RHS ... [more]

Ward named Volunteer of the Year

Mar 9, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler, Staff Writer:  Alex Ward of Greenway Lawns in Riverton has been named the Volunteer of the Year for 2012 by the Fremont County School District 25 Recreation Board.
The board ... [more]

Riverton glass program featured at Arts Awards

Mar 9, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Students from Riverton High School were commissioned by the Wyoming Arts Council to create glass medallions to be featured at the 30th Governor's Arts Awards ... [more]

School concert

Mar 6, 2012 - Staff:  First-grade students at Ashgrove School in Riverton waited their turn to go during the recent school concert. From left, Craig Vincent in a shark costume, ... [more]

Achievers

Mar 2, 2012 - Staff:  UW fall graduates
The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Fremont County at the completion of the 2011 fall ... [more]

Five seniors selected for UW Trustees scholarships

Mar 2, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler, Staff Writer:  Five Riverton High School seniors have been selected for University of Wyoming Trustees Scholarships this year.
This is an unprecedented number of RHS ... [more]

Jackalope Jump raises $2,100 for Special Olympics

Mar 2, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  The "cool" event this weekend was the Jackalope Jump where participants willingly jumped into a pool of freezing water to raise money for Special Olympics. ... [more]

Local Food Fair scheduled for March 10

Feb 26, 2012 - Staff:  Food producers are invited to participate in the 2012 Local Food Fair scheduled for March 10 at Central Wyoming College.
CWC is sponsoring the fair to create ... [more]

Terrorism expert speaking at CWC

Feb 26, 2012 - Staff:  Heidi Beirich, who leads one of the most highly regarded non-governmental operations monitoring hate groups and extremism in the world, will speak at Central ... [more]

Wyoming State Winter Fair events underway

Feb 26, 2012 - Staff:  Wyoming State Winter Fair events in Lander are under way with the horse show and miniature bull-riding happening on Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Lander Old Timers ... [more]

Scholarship apps available from awards committee

Feb 26, 2012 - Staff:  Scholarship applications are now available from the Chief Washakie Memorial awards committee for the 2012-2013 academic year at the University of ... [more]

A ballerina tea party

Feb 26, 2012 - Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Stick your nose in the air. You are ballerinas," instructed Dani Skaggs.
The Riverton High School student taught a group of little girls ballet moves Saturday ... [more]

Child Development Services employees earn recognition

Feb 24, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  Eight Child Development Services of Fremont County employees have been awarded a Child Development Associate credential in recognition of their outstanding ... [more]

Riverton native wins honors in livestock judging at expo

Feb 24, 2012 - By Kathleen Hennessey MCT Washington Bureau:  The Casper College Livestock Judging team has won high team overall at the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show in Fort Worth, Texas, competing against ... [more]

A tasty snack as easy as 3-2-1

Feb 24, 2012 - By Kathleen Hennessey MCT Washington Bureau:  I'm a snacker, but some snacks don't lend themselves to cooking for one. Therefore a treat shared by a friend this week filled the bill perfectly. I share it ... [more]

Eighty-three CWC students named to president's honor roll

Feb 22, 2012 - Staff:  Eighty-three Central Wyoming College students earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages during the fall 2011 semester and were named to on the president's honor ... [more]

RHS students perform at All-State

Feb 17, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  Students from the Riverton High School band recently returned from participating in the All-State Band in Evanston. The all state honors group consists of ... [more]

Middle school announces second-quarter honor roll

Feb 17, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton Middle School has released the second-quarter honor roll of the 2011-12 school year.

GPA : 4
Eighth grade

Shanda Barlow, Thomas Beasley, ... [more]