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Lander graduate to compete for seat on national FFA board

Aug 17, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Lander Valley High School 2010 graduate Odessa Oldham will be among 51 young adults to travel to Indianapolis to compete for one of six seats on the board for ... [more]

Riverton Tillman Scholar meets Sen. Enzi

Aug 17, 2012 - Staff:  U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi recently met with the University of Wyoming's Tillman Military Scholars in his Washington, D.C., office. Robert Niezwaag Jr., of Riverton, ... [more]

Kinnear resident named to dean's list

Aug 10, 2012 - Staff:  Jesse Garza Jr., of Kinnear, was named to the University of Montana-Helena College of Technology spring semester's 2012 dean's list. He is enrolled and ... [more]

Shepherd, Gripon to wed Aug. 25

Aug 10, 2012 - Staff:  Kelly and Larry Foster and Ron and Michelle Gripon are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jordyn Gripon to Jacob Shepherd, son of Molly and ... [more]

Rodeo auction nets more than $20,000 for Tough Enough

Aug 10, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Under a pink sunset with plenty of shirts to match in the audience, supporters contributed more than $20,000 to the Tough Enough to Help Cancer Fund during the ... [more]

Sheridan grad finishes at Air Force Academy

Aug 3, 2012 - Staff:  Andrew John Ferries graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., with a bachelor of science degree in systems engineering ... [more]

Shoshoni Masons give citizenship awards

Aug 3, 2012 - Staff:  The Masons of Shoshoni awarded four Shoshoni High School seniors with the John Coulthard Citizenship Award and also named an adult citizen of the year.
The ... [more]

Bessey and Padilla to wed Aug. 18

Aug 3, 2012 - Staff:  Steve and Vickie Bessey, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Bessey to Jerome Padilla, son of Isaac and Elizabeth ... [more]

Scott, Bray to marry

Aug 3, 2012 - Staff:  Mike and Audra Draper and Greg and Micheal Scott, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Melissa Marie Scott to Devon Patrick ... [more]


Jul 27, 2012 - Staff:  Eickes to celebrate 40 years of marriage
Rod and Carol Eicke are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. There will be a barbecue celebration at ... [more]

Hancock, McCann to wed Sept. 22

Jul 27, 2012 - Staff:  Eunice Mushitz and Cal Hancock are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Angela Hancock to Tyler McCann.
The future bride is a 1998 graduate of ... [more]

Woolery named Teacher of the Year in New York

Jul 27, 2012 - Staff:  Former Riverton resident Robert Woolery, son of Dale R. and Judy A. Woolery of Riverton, was named 2012 "Teacher of the Year" by the Syracuse City of ... [more]

Pruitt, Smart set the date

Jul 20, 2012 - Staff:  George Smart and Pam King are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Ilene Smart to Aaron Pruitt, son of Frank and Rosie Hughes.
The wedding is ... [more]

Library to showcase county artists

Jul 20, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Branch Library is gearing up for a "Ladies Night Out" featuring the artistic talent of Fremont County women.
Teri Wiblemo, library assistant ... [more]

RMS announces fourth-quarter honor roll

Jul 20, 2012 - From staff reports:  4.0 honor roll
Eighth grade
: Shanda Barlow, William Baxter, Thomas Beasley, Baylor Beers, Gillian Fahey, Kate Gamble, Ethan Harris, Kathryn Hazlewood, ... [more]

Bryson graduates from OPSU

Jul 20, 2012 - From staff reports:  Nanci Krystene Bryson graduated from Oklahoma Panhandle State University with bachelor of science degrees in equine science and agribusiness during OPSU's ... [more]

Two county residents graduate from Eastern Wyoming College

Jul 20, 2012 - From staff reports:  Eastern Wyoming College had its 63rd annual commencement for candidates May 11, 2012, in the Fine Arts Auditorium. There were a total of 150 graduates this ... [more]

Shugart, Black to wed

Jul 20, 2012 - Staff:  Lee Ann G. Black, of Thermopolis, and Ronald Black, of Montrose, Colo., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sarah Kathleen Black to ... [more]

Smith, Gomendi to wed July 28

Jul 20, 2012 - Staff:  Jesse Kent Smith and Whittney Kay Gomendi announce their upcoming marriage, which is planned for July 28, 2012.
The future bride is the daughter of Renee and ... [more]

Students earn honors at awards assembly

Jul 13, 2012 - Staff:  Online Learning
Outstanding online learning students
: Tessa Pena, Adam Sherman and Shane Kelly.

Learning Lab
Outstanding learning lab ... [more]

Central Wyoming College names students to honor rolls

Jul 13, 2012 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College's 2012 spring semester grades have been computed and 80 students were named to the president's honor holl for earning a 4.0 grade point ... [more]

WRHS names students on fourth-quarter honor roll

Jul 13, 2012 - From staff reports:  Ninth grade
Principal's list

Robert Buline, Darcey Maddock and Zachery Noffsinger
"A" honors
Cole Bossert, J. D. Grindle, Alex Kini, Jordan ... [more]

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]


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]