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New mayor brings administrative changes to LPD

Jan 23, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  The Lander Police Department chief has been demoted and a lieutenant has resigned after a recent administrative shift within the department.
In November, ... [more]

Achievers

Jan 16, 2015 - From staff reports:  Medow named to president's list
Rachael Medow, of Riverton, was among 277 students named to the Chadron State College president's list for the fall ... [more]

Lander man pleads guilty to sexual abuse

Jan 16, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The owner of Lander's Subway restaurant admitted Jan. 7 to fondling one of his underage employees. The confession was necessary to support his guilty plea to ... [more]

RHS military science student earns award

Jan 16, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  School resource officer Cody Myers presented Riverton High School sophomore Kasey Rizor with the Outstanding Military Science award Tuesday before the Fremont ... [more]

'First Day Hike' Jan. 1 in state park

Dec 26, 2014 - From staff reports:  For the fourth consecutive year, Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails are providing First Day Hikes, a way for Wyoming residents to celebrate New ... [more]

Achievers

Dec 19, 2014 - From staff reports:  Student receives math scholarship
Zachary Zenk, a math major from Riverton, was awarded the Max Durgin Math Scholarship at Black Hills State University ... [more]

Riverton resident graduates from Western College of Auctioneering

Dec 19, 2014 - From staff reports:  The officers and directors of Western College of Auctioneering have announced the graduation of Brandon Haun of Riverton.
Haun completed the course of ... [more]

RHS junior first teen to compete in Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt

Dec 19, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  While her friends were cheering at the Riverton High School Homecoming game, Christie Wildcat was celebrating her success at the Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt. ... [more]

LVHS named 'Battle of the Belts' winner

Dec 12, 2014 - From staff reports:  A Fremont County rivalry was renewed in November, and students from Lander Valley High School edged students from Riverton High School in the second Battle of ... [more]

WRTA collecting toys for children in need Saturday

Dec 12, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wind River Transportation Authority is collecting new, unwrapped toys and gifts for children during its "Stuff the Bus" campaign Saturday in Riverton. ... [more]

State selling day use, camping gift certificates

Dec 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails Headquarters is selling gift certificates good for annual daily use or overnight camping permits at the ... [more]

Peyton and Blumenshine to wed Jan. 2

Dec 5, 2014 - Staff:  Chip and Janice Peyton of Juneau, Alaska, and Craig and Tracy Blumenshine of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Rachel Elizabeth ... [more]

County museums staff attend conference

Dec 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  The three new visitor services coordinators with the Fremont County museum system recently attended training sessions at the National Association of ... [more]

Riverton school board recognized

Dec 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 25 superintendent Terry Snyder was happy to commend the school board Nov. 25 after they received recognition at the Wyoming ... [more]

Lander saddle comes home

Nov 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  The item was made by John P. Buckley, a prominent Lander saddle maker in the early 1900s.

One of the most important business' in a rural Wyoming ... [more]

Arts council offering fellowships

Nov 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2015 performing arts fellowships in theatre direction, dance choreography and design for the stage. ... [more]

Mensa accepting scholarship applications

Nov 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  The awards range in value from $300 to $1,000.

The Wyoming Mountain Mensa chapter of American Mensa has scholarships available for students living in ... [more]

Prize winners in student nature photography contest on display

Nov 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  Winning artwork from the Nature Conservancy of Wyoming's sixth annual "I Believe in Conservation" high school photography contest will be on display through ... [more]

RHS teams compete in Taco John's contest

Nov 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton High School students Rachael Wright and Shayna Hodge were the runners up in the annual Taco John's Culinary Cup competition Wednesday in Cheyenne. ... [more]

City praises former airport board member

Nov 21, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council gave special recognition to former Riverton Regional Airport Board member Jim Matson on Tuesday at the council meeting. Matson ... [more]

Wyoming Arts Council to award 2015 performing arts fellowships

Nov 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2015 performing arts fellowships in theatre direction, dance choreography and design for the stage. ... [more]

CWC Student Ambassadors help residents fighting cancer

Nov 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College Student Ambassadors recently cleaned up the yards of area families who are fighting cancer.
"We were able to rake leaves for four ... [more]

New members elected to Arapahoe board

Nov 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Leslie Spoonhunter-Monroe and Malcolm Bowers will fill two open seats on the Fremont County School District 38 Board of Trustees after winning in the general ... [more]

Three join Pavillion school board

Nov 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Three vacancies on the Fremont County School District 6 Board of Trustees were filled on Election Day.
Voters elected Catherine Keene, Dawn Leonhardt and ... [more]

Voters return one trustee, elect new one to District 21 board

Nov 14, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Clinton Wagon will return to the Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees, which also will get a new member in Carla Mann. Both were elected Nov. ... [more]

Wyoming Indian school board candidate says election results were 'totally unexpected'

Nov 14, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The result of the general election Nov. 4 was "totally unexpected" for Wyoming Indian school board candidate Kelly Hiwalker.
Official totals showed Hiwalker ... [more]

RMS names students on honor roll

Nov 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the first-quarter honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Ruvalcaba, Blackburn marry Nov. 6

Nov 7, 2014 - From staff reports:  Cesar Ruvalcaba of San Fernando Valley, Calif., and Frances Blackburn of Arapahoe were married Thursday, Nov. 6, in Fort Washakie.
The bride is the daughter ... [more]

Applications for spring internship with Enzi due Thursday

Oct 31, 2014 - From staff reports:  Typical duties include giving Wyoming constituents Capitol tours and conducting research for legislative aides.

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is ... [more]

Entire nursing program class passes exam on first attempt

Oct 31, 2014 - From staff reports:  Every student in the Central Wyoming College nursing program passed his or her registered nurse licensing exam on the first attempt, according to dean Kathy ... [more]