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The way it was: Pioneer Days queens -- 1961

May 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Lander's Pioneer Days festivities were still a couple of months away in May 1961, put preparations already were off and running.
An enjoyable preview of the ... [more]

Digest

May 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Art students selling chili, ceramics
Central Wyoming College ceramics students will sell homemade chili in handmade bowls at a fundraiser Wednesday in ... [more]

Class to train instructors on food, ag disasters

May 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Preparing for and responding to incidents involving animals, plants and food are the focus of a Department of Homeland Security certified course May 21 in ... [more]

District 38 passes audit; issues found

May 4, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A passing audit completed by Lovelett, Skogen & Associates, P.C., has been accepted by the Fremont County School District 38 Board of Trustees.
Business ... [more]

Veterans and families urged to fill out brief questionnaire

May 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services at ... [more]

Panelists to discuss EPA boundary decision

May 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Northern Arapaho Tribe invites the public to an informative symposium Tuesday in Riverton.
The event is in response to recent concern about the boundary ... [more]

Holguin tops fight cards at Eagles hall

May 2, 2014 - Staff:  Professional boxing returns to Riverton with a seven-fight card Friday, May 2, at the Riverton Eagles Hall at the intersection of North Broadway and East ... [more]

Riverton girls downed 3-1 by Natrona Fillies

May 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If you missed the first 30 seconds of Thursday's Riverton girls soccer match against the Casper Natrona Fillies, you missed the hole the Lady Wolverines dug ... [more]

Five from RHS, two Lander in track classic

May 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Riverton Wolverines have qualified for the annual Wyoming Track Classic Friday afternoon in Casper.
RHS boys in the field are Sean Watts, Shepp Campbell ... [more]

RHS boys take lead in West 4-A

May 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines beat Casper Natrona 4-2 Thursday on the soccer field.

Thursday's 4-2 win by the Riverton boys soccer team over Casper Natrona was ... [more]

Lander man pleads not guilty to aggravated assault

May 2, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Brandon Conard was arrested in February after allegedly throwing a paper towel holder at his girlfriend, hitting her.

A Lander man pleaded not guilty ... [more]

Today

May 2, 2014 - Staff:  Births
SPOONHUNTER

A daughter was born to Ambrosia Antelope and Julian Spoonhunter, of Lander, at 4:46 a.m. March 24, 2014, at Lander Regional ... [more]

Team dance competition set for Saturday

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  The public is invited to celebrate Native American Day by attending a team dance competition Saturday at the Wind River Hotel and Casino.
The event is free to ... [more]

Arapahoe man receives national honor

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  SANTA FE -- University of Oklahoma College of Law student Roy Brown, of Arapahoe, was chosen as the National Native American Law Student Association 3L of the ... [more]

RMH Auxiliary donates to groups

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members recently distributed funds to local organizations.
The Auxiliary contributed to the Riverton Senior Citizens and ... [more]

Two poems by local writer published in new chapbook

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Carol L. Deering, a former library director at Central Wyoming College and past president of Wyoming Writers, Inc., has two poems in the WyoPoets 2014 ... [more]

Stafford, Sales marry Dec. 21

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Emma Sales and Mason Stafford were married Dec. 21, 2013, at Calvary Chapel in Bozeman, Mont.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Sandy Sales, of Bozeman, ... [more]

DAR Community Service Award goes to Armstrong

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton resident Joan Armstrong received the DAR Community Service Award at the March meeting of the Fremont Chapter NSDAR.
The award is presented to ... [more]

Riverton teen receives full ride award to attend Michigan State

May 2, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  A Riverton High School senior has received the STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship to attend Michigan State University.
According to a press release ... [more]

CWC students win scholarships to UW

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Three Central Wyoming College undergraduate research students were awarded scholarships at the University of Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day.
Tyler Graham, ... [more]

Education a new, defining issue for 2016 Republican class

May 2, 2014 - By Thomas Beaumont, The Associated Press:  CHICAGO -- Raising U.S. educational expectations through national goals was a priority for Republican President George W. Bush. But many of his would-be ... [more]

'Wake up' and give appearance of Riverton some more thought

May 2, 2014 - Joseph K. Streeter, Riverton:  Editor:
The mayor has made many comments in the past about the beautiful City of Riverton. Maybe he should take a drive through the city and look at all the ... [more]

Air service chair digging in

May 2, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  Missy White has a personal stake in success

The Fremont County life of Missy White offers a fascinating example of why Riverton Regional Airport must ... [more]

A step back

May 2, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Legislators are right to reconsider a special session on Cindy Hill

Wyoming legislators over the past year have not done much to merit ... [more]

Digest

May 2, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Police learn to deal with biker gangs
ROCK SPRINGS -- Rock Springs police are getting training to deal with outlaw motorcycle gangs.
Police Chief Mike ... [more]

Officers will track arrests for marijuana

May 2, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Wyoming law-enforcement officers plan to track marijuana arrests more closely now that the drug is legal in neighboring Colorado.
The Wyoming Association of ... [more]

Alice Uden trial begins in Cheyenne; daughter talks

May 2, 2014 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- An elderly Missouri woman's daughter is testifying at her mother's first-degree murder trial in Wyoming in a case that goes back almost 40 ... [more]

Tribal settlement money evident in increased car sales locally

May 2, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Vehicle sales saw a bump in Fremont County as Northern Arapaho tribal members began receiving settlement checks from a lawsuit over mineral royalties.
From ... [more]

In centennial year, 4-H carnival Saturday

May 2, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County 4-H Carnival is this weekend in Riverton, offering games, crafts, prizes and food to all participants.
Organizers say they stuck to ... [more]

All household waste sent to Lander to fill landfill before 2023 deadline

May 2, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The larger Sand Draw site would accept only construction and demolition waste until then.

In an effort to fill the Lander landfill before its ... [more]