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The way it was: Scooter club -- 1959

Jul 8, 2012 - Staff:  Enthusiasm for fuel-efficient vehicles didn't begin with the green movement. In July 1959, a group of young Rivertonians founded the Vespa Club, which allowed ... [more]

RHS distributes club, activity awards

Jul 6, 2012 - Staff:  Key Club
Key Club 4-year Service Award
: Kirklyn Clark.
Key Club Leadership Award: JD Manzanares.

R Club
R Club All-Around Female ... [more]

Lander resident named to dean's list

Jul 6, 2012 - Staff:  Kevin Scott, of Lander, was named to the University of Montana-Helena College of Technology 2012 spring semester's dean's list. A student must earn at least a ... [more]

Dozens of Fremont County residents graduate from UW

Jul 6, 2012 - Staff:  The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Fremont County at the completion of the 2012 spring semester.
The following ... [more]

Cases to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Jul 6, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton residents Ned and Betty Case will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a reception Sunday, July 15, 2012.
The reception, hosted by their ... [more]

Mannings win Yard-of-the-Month honor

Jun 29, 2012 - Staff:  The Riverton Garden Club would like to announce that the June Yard-of-the-Month was presented to Carl and Tanis Manning located at 326 Moose Drive. Sweetwater ... [more]

Meridian Trust FCU awards $2,000 in college scholarships

Jun 29, 2012 - Staff:  CHEYENNE -- Two college-bound students headed to the University of Wyoming this fall will now have some extra money to put toward their tuition, books and other ... [more]

Achievers

Jun 29, 2012 - Staff:  Rife chosen as Miss Wyoming Job's Daughters
Jenny Rife, of Torrington, was chosen as Miss Wyoming Job's Daughters at Grand Session on June 15, 2012, in ... [more]

Mosbrucker, Benson to wed July 7

Jun 29, 2012 - Staff:  Rod and Sharon Mosbrucker, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jamie Mosbrucker to Joseph Benson, of Bar Nunn, son of Michael ... [more]

Hawkins, Chavez to marry

Jun 29, 2012 - Staff:  Harvilan Hawkins, of Riverton, and George Hill, of Casper, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Theresa Hawkins to Jonathan Chavez, son of ... [more]

Hartman, Post to wed

Jun 29, 2012 - Staff:  Holly Hartman is engaged to Dallas Post, both of Riverton.
The future bride is the daughter of Cap and Mercedes Hartman, of Riverton. The prospective groom is ... [more]

Wind River announces year's end honor roll

Jun 29, 2012 - Staff:  Sixth grade
Principal's list

Jaylynn Fightingbear, Jorden James, Alison Johnson and Cole Nelson
"A" honors
Kodi Anesi, Timothy Corbett, ... [more]

Students can become Enzi interns

Jun 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging college students and graduates to apply for an internship in his Washington, D.C., offices this fall. The deadline ... [more]

Lander's library hosting bicycle safety rodeo for kids

Jun 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  Lander police officers will converge on the Fremont County Library in Lander on Wednesday, June 27, but don't worry. It's all in the name of safety.
The two ... [more]

Lander's library hosting bicycle safety rodeo for kids

Jun 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  Lander police officers will converge on the Fremont County Library in Lander on Wednesday, June 27, but don't worry. It's all in the name of safety.
The two ... [more]

Riverton resident named as a Tillman Military Scholar

Jun 22, 2012 - Staff:  Three University of Wyoming students have been named Tillman Military Scholars for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Lisa Ohnstad, doctoral pharmacy/executive MBA, ... [more]

Ortman, Blumenshine to marry

Jun 22, 2012 - Staff:  Craig and Tracy Blumenshine, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Kyle Blumenshine to Caroline Ortman, daughter of Don and Laural ... [more]

Stanley, Francom to wed June 30

Jun 22, 2012 - Staff:  Dr. Scott and Shanell Stanley, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Alexiss Lou Stanley to Jeremy Wayne Francom.
The ... [more]

The way it was: Union Carbide -- 1976

Jun 17, 2012 - Staff:  A generation ago, Fremont County's economy had an industrial flavor far stronger than exists today. A half dozen uranium mines teemed with workers and huge ... [more]

First-year academic letters awarded

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School first-year sophomore academic letter recipients were honored recently at the Annual Riverton High School Awards Assembly. Winners not ... [more]

UW announces spring semester provost's honor roll

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  The University of Wyoming lists 13 students from Fremont County on the 2012 spring semester provost's honor roll.
The provost's honor roll consists of ... [more]

Dubois resident receives degree from Dickinson State University

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  DICKINSON, N.D. -- Levi Vanuga, of Dubois, recently received a degree from Dickinson State University. Vanuga graduated with a degree in composite social ... [more]

Francom, Lou to wed

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  Dr. Scott and Shanell Stanley, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Alexiss Lou to Jeremy Wayne Francom.
The prospective ... [more]

Koons, McDonald to marry

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  Lanae Koons and Scott McDonald, both of Cheyenne, are pleased to announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Linda Koons and the late Larry ... [more]

Fun in Lander -- 1992

Jun 10, 2012 - Staff:  Lander organized the fourth annual Popo Agie Rendezvous just before the start of summer in 1992, featuring a variety of exhibitions, competitions, trading ... [more]

Vets will rumble through Lander

Jun 10, 2012 - Staff:  Two motorcycle clubs have made plans for a large rally in the Lander area next month.
Vietnam Vets and Legacy Vets motorcycle clubs based throughout Wyoming ... [more]

Celebrate tie hacks at Dubois smorgasbord

Jun 10, 2012 - Staff:  The meal is served Saturday, June 16, at the Headwaters center.

A major annual Dubois tradition is coming that stirs appetites all around.
The ... [more]

Lummis invites college students, graduates to be interns

Jun 10, 2012 - Staff:  U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., is seeking college students and recent graduates interested in experiencing the federal government's legislative branch ... [more]

CWC professor wins educator award

Jun 8, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College professor Angel Sparkman was presented with a Master Distance Educator Award at the Wyoming Distance Education Consortium spring ... [more]

Ross, Watts to wed June 23

Jun 8, 2012 - Staff:  Blaze and Harlie Cowee are pleased to announce the engagement of their mother, Roni Colleen Ross, to Robert Jack Watts.
The future bride is the daughter of ... [more]