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Fremont County Orchestra concert to feature a variety of musical styles

Mar 22, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Fremont County Orchestra will perform "Beethoven and Broadway," as part of its 26th season at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Lander Valley High ... [more]

Northwest College scholarship will honor Griffin of Riverton

Mar 15, 2013 - Staff:  A new scholarship program will benefit students at Northwest College in Powell in the memory of a Riverton man who was killed while serving in Afghanistan last ... [more]

Applications for NOLS aid due by end of this month

Mar 15, 2013 - Staff:  Fremont County residents will again be able to apply for a scholarship to attend at National Outdoor Leadership School course. This year, though, the Rocky ... [more]

CWC speech team successful at tournament

Mar 15, 2013 - Staff:  The Central Wyoming College Speech and Debate team returned to campus with several awards in hand following a tournament in Reno, Nev.
Competing against ... [more]

New officers join RPD team

Mar 8, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  City officials also heard a proposal for a memorial in honor of U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Griffin of Riverton, who was killed while on duty in ... [more]

Wind River student one of two in state to receive national award

Feb 22, 2013 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors young people for exemplary acts of volunteerism.

Wind River High School senior Darlee Hyatt is among ... [more]

Fremont County students graduate from UW

Feb 22, 2013 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Fremont County at the completion of the 2012 fall semester. The following degrees ... [more]

Angus breeders recognized nationally in Pathfinder Report

Feb 15, 2013 - From staff reports:  Seven American Angus Association members from Fremont County have been recognized nationally by the organization for having their registered Angus cows ... [more]

Achievers

Feb 15, 2013 - From staff reports:  County students make UW list
The University of Wyoming lists 19 students from Fremont County on the 2012 fall semester provost's honor roll.
The ... [more]

Wyoming ag leadership program graduates 12th class

Feb 8, 2013 - From staff reports:  CASPER -- Fourteen Wyoming producers and agribusiness men and women graduated from the Wyoming Leadership Education and Development program's Class 12 at a ... [more]

Wind River schools name high achievers

Feb 8, 2013 - From staff reports:  Sixth grade
Principal's list: Madison Jordan, Abygail Marler, Abilene Philleo and Tierra Price.
Gold honors: Jessie Becker, Madison David, Kierra Griffin, ... [more]

Fremont County students win big at regional science fair

Feb 8, 2013 - From staff reports:  The following students earned awards at the 2013 West-Central Regional Science Fair held at Central Wyoming College on Monday, Jan. 28.
Students were judged ... [more]

Students from St. Stephen's named to recent honor rolls

Feb 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  St. Stephen's Indian School announced the students named to recent honor rolls.

Second quarter
Principal honor roll (all A's and B's and only ... [more]

Foret and Batchelor to marry

Feb 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  Adrienne Leigh Foret, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Foret, is engaged to Tyler Batchelor, the son of Jackie and Louis Dickinson and Mr. and Mrs. Kerry ... [more]

Griewahn, Petersen wed June 30

Feb 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  Shirene Kathleen Griewahn and Douglas Allen Petersen, both of Riverton, were married June 30, 2012, at Diamond Cross Ranch in Moran. Michael Mills, the brother ... [more]

Achievers

Feb 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  Kinnear resident makes student list
STEPHENVILLE, Texas -- Devin Nicholls of Kinnear was recently named to Tarleton State University's Distinguished ... [more]

School officials: Rendezvous in need of another custodian

Feb 1, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Despite efforts to avoid adding staff at Rendezvous Elementary School this year, Riverton school administrators said they need more help cleaning up after the ... [more]

RHS assistant principal chosen for state award

Feb 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  Riverton High School assistant principal John Griffith was chosen for the Wyoming Assistant Principal of the Year this month through the National Association ... [more]

County students make academic lists at UW

Feb 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Fremont County on the 2012 fall semester academic dean's and dean's freshman honor roll.
The ... [more]

Riverton Middle School recognizes students on second quarter honor roll

Jan 25, 2013 - Staff:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the second quarter honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Fort Washakie students compete in science fair

Jan 25, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fort Washakie School had its science fair recently, and students were awarded in the physical science, biological science and engineering and mathematics ... [more]

Achievers

Jan 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  Residents make UW honor roll
The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Fremont County on the 2012 fall semester president's honor ... [more]

Mahoney, Wilson wed Dec. 16

Jan 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  Marci Mahoney and Gerran Wilson, both of Delphi, Ind., married Dec. 16, 2012, in Puerto Rico. The couple had their reception on an Adventure of the Seas cruise ... [more]

Blumenshine named to fall semester dean's list

Jan 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  Dr. Gary Watts, vice president for academic affairs at Jamestown College, Jamestown, N.D., announces 245 students have been named to the dean's list for the ... [more]

RMS students put scientific method to work

Jan 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  Winners of the science fair's first round will advance to the West Regional Science Fair on Jan. 28 at Central Wyoming College.

Riverton Middle ... [more]

CWC speech team successful at tournaments held during break

Jan 11, 2013 - From staff reports:  Members of Central Wyoming College's forensics team were successful at two tournaments Jan. 4 to Jan. 6 in Salt Lake City.
In his first-ever intercollegiate ... [more]

School board members get a taste of student life

Jan 11, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  New cafeteria menu includes items that meet the guidelines of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

Fremont County School District 25 board ... [more]

School nurse at Fort Washakie wins Nurse of the Year honor

Jan 4, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Hardy saw more than 100 students with H1N1 flu in 2009.

The Wyoming School Nurses Association recognized Fort Washakie school nurse Alicen Hardy as ... [more]

Riverton resident named to honors list

Jan 4, 2013 - From staff reports:  MADISON, S.D. -- Luann Cowles, of Riverton, was recently named to the president's academic honors list for the fall semester at Dakota State University in ... [more]

Vinich named Artist of the Month

Jan 4, 2013 - From staff reports:  Mark Vinich, a former elementary school art teacher in Fremont County School District 25, was recently named December Artist of the Month in Cheyenne by the ... [more]

WEA donates 150 books to Jeffrey City school

Dec 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Education Association employees and board members each give at least one book to the annual cause.

Jeffrey City Elementary School's two ... [more]

Four Wyoming Honor Farm staff members graduate from academy

Dec 28, 2012 - Staff:  Two uniform staff and two non-uniform staff from the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton graduated from the Wyoming Department of Corrections Training Academy on ... [more]

Hand-made ornaments deck the halls of local homes

Dec 23, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Many halls in Riverton homes will be decked with homemade crafts for the holiday season thanks to several Christmas-themed events hosted this month through R ... [more]

CWC students collect items for food bank

Dec 21, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College student senate president Garret Von Krosigk, right, and student senator Rory Ashdown delivered about 500 pounds of food to the ... [more]

Citizen award goes to son of police captain

Dec 21, 2012 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Riverton police chief Mike Broadhead presented Taylor Murphy, 11, with a police chief special recognition citation Thursday for saving the life of a 6-year-old ... [more]

Jacobson named to dean's list

Dec 21, 2012 - From staff reports:  Jeri Kay Jacobson of rural Riverton was recently named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa, where she also ... [more]

Soroptimists donate about $100 to shelter

Dec 21, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Soroptimist International of Riverton recently collected $101.50 in loose change donations at the Rocky Mountain Region District III & IV Meeting and ... [more]

Shipley graduates from Harding

Dec 21, 2012 - From staff reports:  Benjamin Shipley of Lander was among the roughly 360 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University commencement exercises Dec. 15.
Shipley received a ... [more]

Little Miss winners visit Riverton City Council

Dec 14, 2012 - Staff:  Winners of the Little Miss Wyoming Scholarship Pageant Payton Westmarland, left, and Ker're Merchen, greeted council members at the Riverton City Council ... [more]

Achievers

Dec 14, 2012 - From staff reports:  Lander resident graduates
Stephen Hickner of Lander was among the 2,600 students who graduated from Wayne State University this semester. The ... [more]