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Pavillion student earns scholarship

Nov 22, 2013 - From staff reports:  Tierra Lee Price, of Pavillion, has been selected to receive the United States Achievement Academy Scholarship after being nominated by Rosanne Riley.
Price ... [more]

WRHS names students on honor roll

Nov 22, 2013 - From staff reports:  Wind River High School has named the students who made the first-quarter honor roll in the 2013-2014 school year.

Principal's list
Ninth ... [more]

Pingetzer earns American FFA Degree at national convention

Nov 15, 2013 - From staff reports:  CHEYENNE -- Thirty Wyoming FFA members were honored by the National FFA Organization on Nov. 2 at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., for receiving ... [more]

Four selected as CWC's Native American Student Leaders

Nov 15, 2013 - From staff reports:  The students will serve as mentors for their peers and American Indian youth.

Four Central Wyoming College students have been selected as Native ... [more]

Birch and Eggers to marry

Nov 15, 2013 - Staff:  Angie Birch, of Lusk, and Michael Eggers, of Pavillion, have announced their engagement.
The future bride is a 2003 graduate of Niobrara County High School ... [more]

Welch and Grande wed

Nov 15, 2013 - Staff:  Lorenzo "Lee" Welch, formerly of Shoshoni, and Christine Grande were married Oct. 30, 2013, at the Hotel Delores in General Santos City, Philippines.
Friends ... [more]

BLM seeking nominations to Resource Advisory Council

Nov 15, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Bureau of Land Management is accepting applications until Dec. 13.

The Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming has announced that it is seeking ... [more]

RMS names students to honor roll

Nov 15, 2013 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the first-quarter honor roll for the 2013-14 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Riverton marching band state runner-up

Nov 8, 2013 - From staff reports:  Lander Valley High School earned a rating of II, or Excellent, at the competition.

Riverton High School musicians again earned elite honors at the ... [more]

CWC forensics wins three events, qualifies for nationals

Nov 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  Riley Moore will advance to the American Forensics Association's National Individual Events Tournament in Arizona.

Central Wyoming College's ... [more]

NOLS employee receives award

Nov 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  National Outdoor Leadership School eirector of risk management Drew Leemon has been awarded the Charles (Reb) Gregg Wilderness Risk Management Award at the ... [more]

Shoshoni releases first-quarter honor roll

Nov 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  Shoshoni Junior High School and Shoshoni High School have released the first-quarter honor roll of the 2013-14 school year.

Shoshoni Junior High ... [more]

Arapaho artist's work on display in November

Nov 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wind River Hotel and Casino is showcasing the artwork of local artist Robert Martinez throughout November.
The public is invited to visit the Northern ... [more]

CWC speech, debate team performing well during early season tournaments

Oct 25, 2013 - From staff reports:  The speech and debate team from Central Wyoming College has performed well during its first two tournaments of the year.
"We seem to be getting more and more ... [more]

Achievers

Oct 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  Moss enrolls at Fort Lewis
Ronnie Moss, of St. Stephen's, started coursework Aug. 30 at Fort Lewis College. Moss's major is exercise science, exercise ... [more]

Barn Bash for Hospice set for Saturday

Oct 18, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Health for Help Hospice home in Riverton is going big again this year as it prepares for its Barn Bash for Hospice fundraising event at 4:30 p.m. Saturday ... [more]

RHS grad earns Seabee specialist pin

Oct 18, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  An elite group of sailors has welcomed a former Riverton High School student into its crew.
Seabee Legalman Second Class Charlene Isbell received her ... [more]

Zwiefelhofer to attend college

Oct 11, 2013 - From staff reports:  Savena Zwiefelhofer, the daughter of Brad Zwiefelhofer, of Riverton, and Cristina Zwiefelhofer, of Great Falls, Mont., will attend Rocky Mountain College this ... [more]

County reconsiders funding Lander center

Oct 11, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The possibility of county funding for the Lander Community Center re-emerged after commissioner Stephanie Kessler made a pitch to the county board Oct. 1. The ... [more]

Couple celebrates anniversary

Oct 4, 2013 - From staff reports:  Dan Penovich and Alice Nichols, of Springfield, Mo., recently celebrated their 55th anniversary.
The couple were married June 15, 1958, in North Wichita ... [more]

Linthicum, Zingarelli marry

Oct 4, 2013 - From staff reports:  Mark and Ruth Linthicum, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Lisa Linthicum, to Marc Zingarelli, the son of Tom and Loren ... [more]

Empty Bowls soup fundraiser Saturday

Oct 4, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Lander Care and Share Food Bank has scheduled its Empty Bowls "Soup 'n More" fundrasier for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Empty Bowls is an ... [more]

Riverton auxiliary honored at conference

Sep 27, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Riverton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently was recognized as the 2013 Outstanding Auxiliary in Wyoming. The group was nominated in honor of its 40 years ... [more]

The Way It Was: Homecoming court -- 1968

Sep 22, 2013 - Staff:  Lander Valley High School played its Homecoming football game Friday night, the first in Fremont County this year.
In 1968, the Shoshoni Wranglers held that ... [more]

New art show feature Wind River area potters

Sep 22, 2013 - Staff:  The show also includes a large installation and collaborative piece that incorporates work from each artist. 

The "F Words -- Form, Function, and ... [more]

First 'Hot Topic' talk focuses on fracking

Sep 22, 2013 - Staff:  Fracking, the hydraulic fracturing of land to release trapped gas, is the subject of the first in a series of Central Wyoming College "Hot Topic" ... [more]

Today

Sep 20, 2013 - Staff:  CLARIFICATION
Thursday's page-one story about the arrest of methamphetamine suspects included reference to drug transactions at the Tomahawk Motel in ... [more]

Poker tournament Saturday at casino

Sep 20, 2013 - Staff:  q The top player could win more than $40,000 in the no-limit Texas hold 'em poker format.
The cards will fall into the perfect hand this September at the Wind ... [more]

'Mini Golf Mayhem' set for Saturday in Dubois

Sep 20, 2013 - Staff:  Enjoy an evening of family fun with games and prizes for all ages at the Dubois Chamber of Commerce Annual Raffle and Fundraiser "Mini Golf Mayhem" on ... [more]

Church group used music as catalyst for trip to Africa

Sep 20, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  When members of St. James Episcopal church in Riverton hear a new collection of hymns during their Sunday service, they may be pleased to learn that the words ... [more]