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Rendezvous kids get scientific at fifth-grade fair

Mar 7, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Fifth-graders at Rendezvous Elementary School entered 124 projects in their annual science fair Thursday. The areas of study for the projects included zoology, ... [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]

Man gets two years home detention for fatal crash

Mar 6, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The morning Gavin Shurtleff, of Riverton, crashed into the back of a PT Cruiser stopped at a construction zone by Boysen Reservoir in August, killing its two ... [more]

Thunder and wind on chariot course

Mar 6, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  Blustering wind Saturday did nothing to deter a crowd from converging on the Paradise Valley racetrack west of Riverton for the 2012 Wyoming State Chariot Race ... [more]

Man accused in brutal attack pleads 'illness or deficiency'

Mar 4, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  A Riverton man who allegedly brutally attacked and nearly killed someone in October, while on probation for a previous sexual assault conviction, pleaded not ... [more]

35 years at the cemetery: Hutchison retires as man in charge

Mar 4, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Life as a cemetery sexton isn't for everybody. Jeff Hutchinson made a career of it.
For Hutchinson, developing a sense of empathy, diligence, determination ... [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]

Winds topped 70 mph over weekend; gusts stronger in neighboring counties

Mar 1, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Exceptionally strong winds over the weekend resulted in downed tree limbs and minor property damage as meteorologists measured wind speeds rarely seen in ... [more]

JarBox taking off for local inventor

Mar 1, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  Riverton businesswoman Jeri McFarlane has accomplished a feat few people do: invent a product and be able to produce and sell it.
"It came out of ... [more]

Call him Chief

Mar 1, 2012 - Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  There's a new chief in town. The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department recently elected Ralph Estell as its new leader.
When he is not working for the National ... [more]

Riverton police investigating rash of recent vandalism cases in city

Feb 29, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department is investigating a slew of recent vandalism incidents that involve various types of damage throughout the city.
RPD Capt. C.T. ... [more]

Good idea to encourage better 'subs' in classroom

Feb 29, 2012 - Brenda Larrane, Riverton:  Editor:
I offer my congratulations to Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton on the new plans to compensate good-quality substitute teachers better ... [more]

Murder victim, suspect have ties to Fremont County

Feb 29, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Cody police have apprehended the man who has been identified as the prime suspect in the Sunday death of his wife, a Riverton High School graduate and former ... [more]

CDS Mardis Gras revenue jumps

Feb 29, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The decorative masks worn by many of the attendees could not hide their enjoyment Saturday at a Mardi Gras celebration that benefited Child Development ... [more]

Third-graders moving to Rendezvous school

Feb 29, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler, Staff Writer:  A proposal to move all School District 25 third-grade classes from their individual elementary schools to Rendezvous Elementary School for 2012-13 was detailed ... [more]

Riverton hosts state chariot championships

Feb 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fast and furious.
That describes the action planned for Saturday and Sunday at the Wyoming State Chariot Race Championships on the Paradise Valley race track ... [more]

Car wreck results in injuries

Feb 28, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A two-vehicle crash in Riverton resulted in one woman being taken to the hospital with a bruised lung and a child suffering a broken collarbone.
Riverton ... [more]

Rare 2012 snow covers county

Feb 28, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Residents of the Wind River Basin woke up Tuesday to a blanket of fresh snow on the ground -- a scene that has been rare during a mild winter.
The snow was ... [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]

Police capture Thomas Joseph Shakespeare in Nevada

Feb 26, 2012 - Staff:  Note: Police captured Thomas Joseph Shakespeare on a warrant for second-degree attempted murder, assault and battery, and other charges

Authorities in ... [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]

Plea deal for lead defendant in drug sweep

Feb 26, 2012 - Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  A Riverton restaurant owner will plead guilty to a single charge of conspiracy to deliver cocaine under an agreement that requires him to provide information ... [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]

'Jackalope Jump' set Saturday at City Hall

Feb 24, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  The Polar Bear Club will have nothing on the Riverton Police Department this weekend as it prepares to be "cool" at the Jackalope Jump.
The Riverton Fire ... [more]

Annual Chamber award winners named

Feb 23, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer Staff Writer:  On March 9, the Riverton Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual banquet and awards ceremony to recognize standout businesses and community members.
The event ... [more]

Fifth-grade speller from Lander wins county bee

Feb 23, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer Staff Writer:  Inside the Swede Quam gymnasium a hushed crowd of students, teachers and family members watched as seven young spellers wrote down what they believed to be the ... [more]

Winter carnival organizers call event a success

Feb 21, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  The 2012 Wild West Winter Carnival came to a close this weekend with the remote control car races at the Wind River Casino. The contest was sponsored by Hammer ... [more]

Big competition on small wheels

Feb 21, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  Tom Riggin used to be an avid dirt bike racer.
But about three years ago, the Colorado Springs, Colo., resident switched gears, trading in two wheels for four ... [more]

Only a drill: Police, students cooperate in training

Feb 20, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department Special Response Unit squelched a protest by students at CWC on Friday.
But just for fun -- and training.
Eight students from ... [more]

CWC students graduate at conclusion of fall semester

Feb 17, 2012 - Staff:  Several Central Wyoming College students met the requirements for graduation at the conclusion of the fall 2011semester.
Graduating with highest honors this ... [more]