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Carlson earns 25-year service award

Nov 9, 2012 - From staff reports:  Shelby Carlson of Greybull has earned a 25-year service award with the Wyoming Department of Transportation.
Carlson has served as WyDOT District 5 Engineer ... [more]

Wind River Roundup earns rodeo award

Nov 9, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Wind River Roundup PRCA Rodeo Committee has earned the Mountain States Circuit Finals Small Rodeo of the Year award for 2012.
John Campbell, chair of the ... [more]

St. Stephen's students recognized

Nov 2, 2012 - Staff:  Congratulations to the following St. Stephen's students for making the first-quarter A-B honor roll:
Third grade --Allyson Amos, Jordan Barraza, Brianna ... [more]

Shoshoni resident chosen for 2012 UW Gold award

Nov 2, 2012 - Staff:  Six University of Wyoming students were named UW Gold winners for 2012, including Chase McNamee of Shoshoni, a senior studying secondary education ... [more]

Lewis celebrates 100th birthday

Nov 2, 2012 - Staff:  Centenarian Violet Lewis of Riverton celebrated her 100th birthday on Oct. 13, 2012. She received congratulations from U.S. Sen. Michael Enzi, R-Wyoming, "The ... [more]

Students ask for trip funds

Oct 26, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School students Paul and Kristin Wederski appeared before the Riverton school board Oct. 9 requesting approval and funding for an out-of-state ... [more]

Crippen, Kehl to wed Dec. 1

Oct 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  Cherrie and Tony Crippen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Harvest Dawn Crippen to Adam Kristopher Kehl, the son of Jeff and Karen ... [more]

Three scholarships available to graduating high school seniors

Oct 26, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Community Foundation is pleased to announce three scholarship opportunities available to graduating high school seniors who are preparing to attend ... [more]

Foundation provides mentorship and scholarships

Oct 26, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The group�s director visits each recipient to offer advice and track the student�s progress.

Blaire Downey of Shoshoni said she was discouraged ... [more]

Equine professor named instructor of the year by CHA

Oct 26, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College equine professor Patti Stalley was named instructor of the year for 2012 through the Certified Horsemanship Association.
She was ... [more]

Amber and Trevor Davis celebrate one-year anniversary

Oct 19, 2012 - Staff:  Amber Vroman and Trevor Davis, both of Rock Springs, married Oct. 14, 2011, in Cocoa Beach, Fla.
The bride is the daughter of Bart and Cynthia Vroman, of ... [more]

Poetry Idol Auditions open to Fremont County poets

Oct 19, 2012 - From staff reports:  Local poets are invited to send one poem of 21 lines or less to Poetry Idol Auditions. The deadline for entering is Nov. 10.
Entries submitted may be written ... [more]

Group knits, crochets for charity

Oct 19, 2012 - Staff:  Volunteers have kept their hands busy this year, knitting and crocheting more than 500 items for county organizations and charities.
The C&K Volunteer Group ... [more]

Pink Ribbon Race 5K set for Saturday

Oct 19, 2012 - Staff:  Community members are invited to the Pink Ribbon Race 5K Run/Walk fundraiser set for Saturday at Smith's Food and Drug, 1200 W. Main St.
Nicci Urbigkit, ... [more]

BLM seeks nominations to Resource Advisory Council

Oct 12, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming announced that it is seeking public nominations for four open positions on its Wyoming Resource Advisory Council, ... [more]

McOmie nominated for Golden Bell Award

Oct 12, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  All eight Fremont County school boards have agreed to back a resolution supporting the nomination of state Rep. Del McOmie, R-Lander, for one of the biggest ... [more]

Achievers

Oct 5, 2012 - Staff:  Fross recognized for coaching
Zane Fross, speech and debate coach at Shoshoni High School, was inducted into the Wyoming High School Forensics ... [more]

Deadline Nov. 6 for Enzi page applications

Oct 5, 2012 - Staff:  Washington, D.C. --U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is encouraging Wyoming juniors in high school to apply to be a Senate page for the spring session in Washington, ... [more]

Green receives white coat at UW School of Pharmacy event

Oct 5, 2012 - Staff:  The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy welcomed members of the class of 2016 into its professional pharmacy program this fall.
First-year professional ... [more]

City resident selected for acclaimed jazz program

Oct 5, 2012 - Staff:  Tyler Gilmore, 30, of Riverton, is one of 39 students selected by audition from an applicant pool of more than 258, who just started New England Conservatory's ... [more]

CES awarded $10,000 grant

Sep 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Community Entry Services has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Wyo Centennial Lasting Legacy Endowment Fund of the Wyoming Community Foundation to fund job ... [more]

Riverton police hosting drug take-back day

Sep 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet.

The ... [more]

Lander resident pledges for University of Nebraska sorority

Sep 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Sororities at the University of Nebraska at Kearney have announced the names of 138 fall pledges. Lander resident Fredde Armajo was among them, pledging for ... [more]

Griewahn, Reed marry Aug. 11

Sep 28, 2012 - Staff:  LeRoy and Cynthia Griewahn, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Kaya Griewahn, of Riverton, to Brandon Reed, of Riverton. The ... [more]

City requests candy donations for Trick-or-Treat Main Street

Sep 21, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  With Halloween only 40 days away, city leaders are requesting donations of candy for Riverton's annual Trick-or-Treat Main Street celebration.
Every year on ... [more]

Marshall, Roberts wed July 13

Sep 21, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Walter Marshall, of Riverton, is pleased to announce the marriage of his daughter Krysta Marshall, of Masontown, Pa., to Russell Roberts, of Masontown, Pa., ... [more]

Trinity Lutheran earns CCLE accreditation

Sep 21, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Trinity Lutheran School's accreditation this summer through the Consortium for Classical and Lutheran Education should help bolster enrollment numbers and ... [more]

Businesses help with Habitat home

Sep 21, 2012 - From staff reports:  Volunteers from Wells Fargo, the Riverton Police Department and Brunton Outdoor Group have been donating construction labor on the Habitat for Humanity home at ... [more]

Hunt named pay it forward scholar

Sep 14, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School graduating senior Taylor Hunt, center, met recently with RHS class of 1961 alumni Kathy Brown and Fred Kilfoy as Hunt was presented with ... [more]

Riverton native joins the Wyoming Arts Council

Sep 14, 2012 - From staff reports:  Michael Lange, a native of Riverton, has joined the Wyoming Arts Council staff as the new community development and arts specialist.
Lange began his love for ... [more]