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MSU offers new scholarship for American Indian students

May 31, 2013 - From staff reports:  Montana State University's College of Arts and Architecture is offering a new scholarship for American Indian students wishing to study art, architecture, film ... [more]

Mauliks celebrate 60 years

May 31, 2013 - From staff reports:  Lewis and Carol Maulik celebrated 60 years of marriage Friday, May 24.
The two Riverton natives were childhood sweethearts with their courtship blossoming on ... [more]

Hyatt honored for volunteer service in Washington, D.C.

May 31, 2013 - From staff reports:  WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Wyoming's top two youth volunteers of 2013, Darlee Hyatt, 18, of Riverton, and Rachel Ehlers, 14, of Newcastle, were honored in the nation's ... [more]

Capt. Good retires after 27 years

May 29, 2013 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  David Good has worked with the Fremont County Sheriff's Office or nearly three decades.
 
After years of solving homicides, busting drug rings and ... [more]

Mayor issues safety proclamation

May 29, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The month of May has been proclaimed by Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness as the Building Safety Month and Safe Digging Month. The Building Safety Month proclamation ... [more]

Fort Washakie High School graduates first class of seniors

May 29, 2013 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 21 celebrated a milestone May 18 when it graduated its first class of seniors.
"This is the first ever Fort Washakie High ... [more]

Achievers

May 24, 2013 - From staff reports:  Buline wins TRIG-STAR contest
Robert Buline, of Crowheart, won the 2012-13 TRIG-STAR competition for Wind River High School in Pavillion. Buline is the ... [more]

Riverton grad recognized at national mock trial contest

May 24, 2013 - From staff reports:  A university debate team featuring a Riverton student earned high honors at the recent national tournament.
Yale University's mock trial "A" team was ... [more]

Lander youth chosen for 4-H trip to Samoa

May 24, 2013 - From staff reports:  Four Wyoming 4-Hers were chosen by the University of Wyoming Extension's 4-H Youth Development Program for the American Youth Leadership Program in Samoa this ... [more]

Gun show set for this weekend

May 24, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  A $5 cover charge buys one raffle ticket to win a Mossberg .270 rifle.

The Memorial Day Weekend Gun Show, sponsored by the Wyoming Weapons ... [more]

County Dems elect new officers

May 17, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Fremont County Democratic Party gathered Sunday, March 24, in Lander to conduct their election of officers. Lander resident Bruce Palmer was selected as ... [more]

Yung and Maybee to marry

May 17, 2013 - From staff reports:  Mark and Sheila Yung of Torrington and Allan and Cher Maybee of Scottsbluff, Neb., formerly of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming ... [more]

Achievers

May 17, 2013 - From staff reports:  RHS seniors receive scholarships
Two Riverton High School seniors are recipients of scholarships from the RHS Class of 1962. At the 50th anniversary ... [more]

Organizers asking for help with war memorial

May 17, 2013 - From staff reports:  Planners of the Fremont County Veterans War Memorial in Lander said they need final confirmation from all war veterans before their names are placed on ... [more]

Sheriff wants to restructure communications center

May 15, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Sheriff Skip Hornecker hopes to restructure his office's communications center so agencies using it contribute more funding and have more say in running it. ... [more]

Schools teaching bike, fire and school bus safety

May 15, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Fremont County's public elementary schools host their annual bike rodeos until May 30.
Students will learn about bike safety, fall prevention, fire safety, ... [more]

Board names Fisher Volunteer of the Year

May 10, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County School District 25 Recreation Board also presented Lance Bolte of Fremont Beverages with the Friend of Recreation award.

The ... [more]

Blumenshine recognized at college honors convocation

May 10, 2013 - From staff reports:  Kyle Blumenshine of Riverton was recognized at the Jamestown College Honors Convocation on April 11.
Blumenshine was recognized for the honors College Fellow ... [more]

CWC student achieves more than she expected

May 10, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  This year's Outstanding Native American Scholar Award will be given to Rikki Harris, an Eastern Shoshone tribe member from Fort Washakie, during the Central ... [more]

Lander student wins honorable mention in duck stamp program

May 3, 2013 - Staff:  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced the winners of the 2013 Wyoming Junior Duck Stamp Program. More than 540 entries were received.
The ... [more]

Three county seniors receive Kaiser Foundation scholarships

May 3, 2013 - Staff:  The Kaiser Foundation has awarded $3,000 scholarships to 15 seniors graduating from Wyoming high schools, including three from Fremont County.
Dubois High ... [more]

Fremont Co. students win big at Wyoming State Science Fair

May 3, 2013 - Staff:  Students from Fremont County came home with multiple awards from the 2013 Wyoming State Science Fair, which was in March at the University of ... [more]

Riverton Chamber of Commerce recognizes community service efforts of residents

Apr 26, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A night of awards and kind words were extended to Riverton residents for their ongoing hard work and service during the 2013 Riverton Chamber Annual Awards ... [more]

Owners of Six Iron Ranch receive honor from ag society

Apr 26, 2013 - Staff:  Top University of Wyoming agricultural students were honored and the owners of the Six Iron Ranch near Shoshoni received Gamma Sigma Delta's Outstanding ... [more]

Perini, Hartenstein to wed

Apr 19, 2013 - Staff:  Danielle Nichole Perini, the daughter of Margaret Ann and the late Louis Emil Perini of Williamsport, Md., is engaged to Adam Helb Hartenstein, the son of ... [more]

RMS Science Olympiad heads to nationals

Apr 19, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The middle school team dethroned McCormick Junior High School who had held the state title for the last 15 years.

An excited group of students from ... [more]

Peck speaks for Yale at national tournament

Apr 12, 2013 - Staff:  A college student from Riverton is participating in a national collegiate debate championship this weekend.
Robert Peck of Riverton, a sophomore at Yale ... [more]

Wyoming FFA announces 2013 state degree recipients

Apr 12, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming FFA Association has announced the recipients of the 2013 Wyoming State FFA Degree. The program recognizes students' accomplishments in their ... [more]

City proclamation recognizes work of senior companions

Apr 12, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council approved a resolution designating April 9, 2013, as the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service.
Mayor Ron Warpness read the ... [more]

Haworth, Crawford marry March 27

Apr 12, 2013 - Staff:  Kirsten Marie Haworth and Bradly David Crawford were married Wednesday, March 27.
The ceremony took place at Sackett's Market in Sheridan with Jacob Brooks ... [more]

McOmie recognized for his many years of public service

Apr 5, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Applause and whistles filled the War Bonnet room in the Best Western Inn at Lander when a speaker introduced Del McOmie as the guest of honor. The Fremont ... [more]

Digest

Apr 5, 2013 - Staff:  Holdaway earns excellence award
Ethel Holdaway, of Riverton, was one of five Amedisys hospice aides nationwide to earn the 2012 Spirit of Excellence ... [more]

RMS students named to recent honor roll

Apr 5, 2013 - Staff:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the third quarter honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Riverton High School junior wins first at state FBLA conference

Mar 29, 2013 - From staff reports:  Riverton High School junior Samuel Plush won first place in the business calculations test at the state Future Business Leaders of America conference. He was ... [more]

Search continues for director of pioneer museum

Mar 29, 2013 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Museums Board decided to restart the hunt after rejecting all three finalists.

The search for a new Fremont County Pioneer Museum ... [more]

DAR chapter honors member

Mar 29, 2013 - From staff reports:  As part of Women's History Month, the Fremont County chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution honored Betty McAleenan, a chapter member and World War II ... [more]

More than 160 county students compete in state math contest

Mar 29, 2013 - Staff:  The 2013 Wolsborn-Drazovitch State Math contest took place at Central Wyoming College.

More than 160 county students gathered at Central Wyoming ... [more]

City students shine in Stars of Tomorrow

Mar 22, 2013 - Staff:  Thirty-four acts performed during this year's Stars of Tomorrow competition through the Riverton Kiwanis Club. First- and second-place winners in the high ... [more]

Hartman, Roman wed

Mar 22, 2013 - Staff:  Francisco Roman and Molly Hartman of Riverton were married March 2, 2013, at The Quad Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
The groom's parents are Lynn Menchaca ... [more]

CWC announces students named to dean's list and president's honor roll

Mar 22, 2013 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College's 2012 fall semester grades have been computed and 93 students were named to the president's honor roll for earning a 4.0 grade ... [more]