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UW grads advising high school students throughout Wyoming

Dec 14, 2012 - Eddie and Dee Amend, Riverton:  Recent University of Wyoming graduates are going into schools and serving as full-time college advisers to convince local high school students about the ... [more]

Kiwanis Club honors service of fellow member

Dec 7, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton's Kiwanis Club honored Mary Rosenberg during its regular meeting Nov. 8 for work she has contributed to the organization's activities since she joined ... [more]

Riverton police chief thanks three citizens

Dec 7, 2012 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Riverton police chief Mike Broadhead presented three citizen awards at the city council meeting Nov. 20.
Liz Manzanares, Clifford O'Connor and Charlie ... [more]

RMS recognizes students on first quarter honor roll

Dec 7, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the first quarter honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Wind River Middle School names its honor students

Dec 7, 2012 - From staff reports:  Sixth grade
Principal's list
Madison David, Madison Jordan, Jay Lea Large, Abygail Marler and Tierra Price.
A honors
Jessie Becker, Nathan Burnett, Justin ... [more]

Devon donates to Christian Food Storehouse

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Devon community ambassador Dave McDonald, far right, presented Christian Food Storehouse manager Cinde Phister with food items the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. ... [more]

Kreider, Newlin wed Sept. 8

Nov 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  Nancy and Steve Kreider, of Blue Bell, Pa., are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Ashleigh Kreider, of Blue Bell, Pa., to Brett Newlin, of ... [more]

Headrick, Stalley to marry

Nov 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  Dean and Delia Johnson of Fairburn, S.D., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Headrick, to Colin Stalley, the son of Patti and the ... [more]

WRHS names honor roll students

Nov 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  Ninth grade
A honors
CoyCarroll, Cory Cress, Lincoln David, Bryce Hankins, Kyle Hessling, Millie Hopkins, Cora Johnson, Kali Keene, Shannon Lake, Singing ... [more]

State Rep. McOmie wins Golden Bell Award

Nov 30, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming School Boards Association at a ceremony last week honored longtime state Rep. Del McOmie, R-Lander, with the prestigious Golden Bell Award.
"We're ... [more]

Vietnam vet earns honorary diploma

Nov 23, 2012 - Staff:  Vietnam War veteran Michael R. Mahaffey earned his honorary high school diploma Nov. 13 during a Fremont County School District 25 board meeting. Lori McGee ... [more]

St. Stephen's volleyball coach awarded conference honor

Nov 23, 2012 - Staff:  Tiffany Linck, volleyball coach at St. Stephen's Indian High School, was presented an award for being the 1A Northwest Conference Coach of the Year. Tiffany ... [more]

Journal cover to feature work by Lander artist

Nov 23, 2012 - Staff:  The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Dec. 15 issue will feature a pastel portrait of the beloved basset hound "Polly," by Lander artist ... [more]

Sixty pianists perform in recital

Nov 16, 2012 - From staff reports:  The annual Riverton Piano Teachers' Halloween recital was Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the Riverton Branch Library.
Sixty students from six piano teachers ... [more]

St. Stephen's students named to the first-quarter honor roll

Nov 16, 2012 - From staff reports:  St. Stephen's students were recently recognized for their achievements in the first quarter of the school year.
- Shayni Fontenelle, a senior at St. Stephens ... [more]

Students to conduct service projects Nov. 21

Nov 16, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton High School students will participate in service projects throughout the city on Wednesday, Nov. 21, as part of their annual Wolverines in Action ... [more]

RHS Key Club working to ease the holiday burden for families in need

Nov 16, 2012 - From staff reports:  Students with the Riverton High School Key Club will participate in an overnight service marathon this month that will end Thanksgiving Day when they host ... [more]

Mahoney, Wilson to marry

Nov 9, 2012 - Staff:  Michael and Diana Mahoney of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Marci Ann Mahoney of Lafayette, Ind., to Gerran Wayne Wilson of ... [more]

Arrington, Martin to wed Nov. 17

Nov 9, 2012 - Staff:  Cheryl and Lee Arrington of Pavillion are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kallie Dawn Arrington of Clearfield, Utah, to Devin West Martin ... [more]

Carlson earns 25-year service award

Nov 9, 2012 - From staff reports:  Shelby Carlson of Greybull has earned a 25-year service award with the Wyoming Department of Transportation.
Carlson has served as WyDOT District 5 Engineer ... [more]

Wind River Roundup earns rodeo award

Nov 9, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Wind River Roundup PRCA Rodeo Committee has earned the Mountain States Circuit Finals Small Rodeo of the Year award for 2012.
John Campbell, chair of the ... [more]

St. Stephen's students recognized

Nov 2, 2012 - Staff:  Congratulations to the following St. Stephen's students for making the first-quarter A-B honor roll:
Third grade --Allyson Amos, Jordan Barraza, Brianna ... [more]

Shoshoni resident chosen for 2012 UW Gold award

Nov 2, 2012 - Staff:  Six University of Wyoming students were named UW Gold winners for 2012, including Chase McNamee of Shoshoni, a senior studying secondary education ... [more]

Lewis celebrates 100th birthday

Nov 2, 2012 - Staff:  Centenarian Violet Lewis of Riverton celebrated her 100th birthday on Oct. 13, 2012. She received congratulations from U.S. Sen. Michael Enzi, R-Wyoming, "The ... [more]

Students ask for trip funds

Oct 26, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School students Paul and Kristin Wederski appeared before the Riverton school board Oct. 9 requesting approval and funding for an out-of-state ... [more]

Crippen, Kehl to wed Dec. 1

Oct 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  Cherrie and Tony Crippen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Harvest Dawn Crippen to Adam Kristopher Kehl, the son of Jeff and Karen ... [more]

Three scholarships available to graduating high school seniors

Oct 26, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Community Foundation is pleased to announce three scholarship opportunities available to graduating high school seniors who are preparing to attend ... [more]

Foundation provides mentorship and scholarships

Oct 26, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The group�s director visits each recipient to offer advice and track the student�s progress.

Blaire Downey of Shoshoni said she was discouraged ... [more]

Equine professor named instructor of the year by CHA

Oct 26, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College equine professor Patti Stalley was named instructor of the year for 2012 through the Certified Horsemanship Association.
She was ... [more]

Amber and Trevor Davis celebrate one-year anniversary

Oct 19, 2012 - Staff:  Amber Vroman and Trevor Davis, both of Rock Springs, married Oct. 14, 2011, in Cocoa Beach, Fla.
The bride is the daughter of Bart and Cynthia Vroman, of ... [more]

Poetry Idol Auditions open to Fremont County poets

Oct 19, 2012 - From staff reports:  Local poets are invited to send one poem of 21 lines or less to Poetry Idol Auditions. The deadline for entering is Nov. 10.
Entries submitted may be written ... [more]

Group knits, crochets for charity

Oct 19, 2012 - Staff:  Volunteers have kept their hands busy this year, knitting and crocheting more than 500 items for county organizations and charities.
The C&K Volunteer Group ... [more]

Pink Ribbon Race 5K set for Saturday

Oct 19, 2012 - Staff:  Community members are invited to the Pink Ribbon Race 5K Run/Walk fundraiser set for Saturday at Smith's Food and Drug, 1200 W. Main St.
Nicci Urbigkit, ... [more]

BLM seeks nominations to Resource Advisory Council

Oct 12, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming announced that it is seeking public nominations for four open positions on its Wyoming Resource Advisory Council, ... [more]

McOmie nominated for Golden Bell Award

Oct 12, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  All eight Fremont County school boards have agreed to back a resolution supporting the nomination of state Rep. Del McOmie, R-Lander, for one of the biggest ... [more]

Achievers

Oct 5, 2012 - Staff:  Fross recognized for coaching
Zane Fross, speech and debate coach at Shoshoni High School, was inducted into the Wyoming High School Forensics ... [more]

Deadline Nov. 6 for Enzi page applications

Oct 5, 2012 - Staff:  Washington, D.C. --U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is encouraging Wyoming juniors in high school to apply to be a Senate page for the spring session in Washington, ... [more]

Green receives white coat at UW School of Pharmacy event

Oct 5, 2012 - Staff:  The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy welcomed members of the class of 2016 into its professional pharmacy program this fall.
First-year professional ... [more]

City resident selected for acclaimed jazz program

Oct 5, 2012 - Staff:  Tyler Gilmore, 30, of Riverton, is one of 39 students selected by audition from an applicant pool of more than 258, who just started New England Conservatory's ... [more]

CES awarded $10,000 grant

Sep 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Community Entry Services has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Wyo Centennial Lasting Legacy Endowment Fund of the Wyoming Community Foundation to fund job ... [more]