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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]


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]

Valentine treats

Feb 15, 2012 - Photo by Wayne Nicholls:  As classmates Emma Vogele and Kaylee Sankey watched, Ashgrove Elementary School kindergartner Shane Emerson reacted to a Valentine's Day cupcake from Mayci ... [more]

Love stories: Loved ones tell how it began

Feb 14, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  This past week I spent the majority of my time exploring the concept of love. I thought I had a pretty good gist of what it meant until I started talking to ... [more]

Riverton Middle School announces first-quarter honor roll

Feb 10, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton Middle School has released the first quarter honor roll of the 2011-12 school year.

Gr. First name Last name GPA
8 Shanda L Barlow 4
8 Baylor ... [more]

Downsize upgrade

Feb 9, 2012 - Staff:  Fremont County District 25 school board members, superintendent Terry Snyder and
Riverton High School custodians stood within the footprint of the school's ... [more]

CWC debate team wins Utah tournament

Feb 3, 2012 - Staff:  A Central Wyoming College debate team won the junior varsity division of the University of Utah's Great Salt Lake tournament Jan. 7.
The team of Nick Esposito ... [more]

Long-serving city employees honored by council

Feb 3, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  People who have dedicated the majority of their working lives to the same occupation are increasingly rare. Waking up every day and diligently completing the ... [more]