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Sep 19, 2013 - Staff:  Births

UNDERWOOD
A daughter was born to Regina B. and Russell T. Underwood, of Riverton, at 4:05 p.m. Sept. 11, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She ... [more]

CWC hosts evening of innovation speakers at Arts Center

Sep 19, 2013 - By Eric Blom Staff Writer:  TED, a non-profit organization, began by bringing together the worlds of technology, entertainment and design.
Through conferences and media it expanded to ... [more]

Today

Sep 17, 2013 - Staff:  Deaths

DAY
Geboe Day died Saturday, September 14, 2013, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was 53.
Traditional services ... [more]

Jessens celebrate 50 years

Sep 13, 2013 - From staff reports:  Jerry and Kay Jessen of Cheyenne recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Kay Jessen is the daughter of the late Emmett and Jean Osborne, longtime ... [more]

Westlake recognized for her 15 years of service with RPD

Sep 13, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Carroll Westlake recently retired from her position as the victim witness coordinator with the Riverton Police Department and was recognized and given a badge ... [more]

UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources honors Riverton native

Sep 6, 2013 - From staff reports:  A Riverton native and the owner of a forest products company with headquarters in Hulett are this year's outstanding alumni award recipients from the ... [more]

Does convention begins Thursday

Aug 30, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Does supreme president Esther Fister-Palmer will arrive Thursday in Riverton for the Wyoming State Convention.
Her theme "Love and Kindness Matters" will ... [more]

Riverton angler the 1,000th G&F Cutt-Slam participant

Aug 30, 2013 - From staff reports:  When Riverton angler Matt LeClair submitted his paperwork after completing the requirements for Wyoming's Cutt-Slam, he had no idea that his entry would be the ... [more]

Wolpert, Michel wed July 13

Aug 30, 2013 - Staff:  Olivia Wolpert, of Riverton, and Stephen Michel, of Laramie, were married July 13, 2013, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lander. A wedding reception ... [more]

Author to discuss book about uncle Butch

Aug 25, 2013 - Staff:  The Wind River Hotel and Casino invites residents to a book signing and presentation by Bill Betenson, author of "Butch Cassidy, My Uncle: A Family Portrait," ... [more]

Skateboarding concert planned Wednesday

Aug 25, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association and Bar Ten will host a concert at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds Heritage Hall to raise ... [more]

Auditions for Shakespeare comedy Sept. 4

Aug 25, 2013 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College's theater department begins preparation for the 2013-14 season by auditioning actors for a Shakespeare comedy on September 4.
Director ... [more]

Ammerman, Ingram to marry

Aug 23, 2013 - Staff:  Renford and Kathy Smith of Riverton and Bruce Ammerman of Gillette are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Monica Maxine Ammerman to Cody Lee ... [more]

County photographers win big in Sinks Canyon photo contest

Aug 16, 2013 - From staff reports:  Fremont County photographers pulled out the stops in the 33rd annual Sinks Canyon State Park Photo Contest. Buzzing hummingbirds, frolicking moose, children ... [more]

Dozens enter Rendezvous car show

Aug 16, 2013 - From staff reports:  More than 250 vehicles were shown July 19 in this year's Riverton Rendezvous Friday Night Cruise, and 117 cars and trucks along with 14 motorcycles competed in ... [more]

Rotary names duck race winners

Aug 16, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Riverton Rotary Club launched rubber ducks into the Wind River on Aug. 3 in an effort to raise money to stamp out polio worldwide.
The winners ... [more]

Achievers

Aug 9, 2013 - Staff:  Garden Club hosts convention
The Riverton Garden Club hosted the Wyoming Federation of Garden Clubs annual state convention June 14-16. WFGC awarded ... [more]

Nantt, Olson to wed Aug. 10

Aug 9, 2013 - Staff:  Ray and Lauri Nantt, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Brandice Nantt to Jesse Olson of Riverton.
The future bride is a ... [more]

Atlantic City fest to feature local authors

Aug 9, 2013 - Staff:  Local authors will be featured at the first-ever Atlantic City Book Fest from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at Miner's Delight Inn Bed & Breakfast.
The writers ... [more]

RHS Class of 1973 celebrates with reunion

Aug 2, 2013 - Staff:  The Riverton High School Class of 1973 recently celebrated its 40-year ... [more]

Case picked to lead district of Wyoming Elks Association

Aug 2, 2013 - Staff:  Frances I. Case, of Riverton, has been installed as District Deputy to the Elks National President for the lodges in the Southwest District of the Wyoming Elks ... [more]

Starks celebrate 50 years

Aug 2, 2013 - Staff:  Earl and Sharon Starks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house July 27 at the Outlaw Inn in Rock Springs.
The couple married July 21, ... [more]

Summerlin, Martin to wed Aug. 17

Aug 2, 2013 - Staff:  Stephenie Summerlin, the daughter of Dan and Sheila Summerlin of Pavillion, is engaged to Jared Martin, the son of Scott and Peggy Martin of Riverton.
The ... [more]

Boot Bar wins 'best theme' award in county fair parade

Aug 2, 2013 - Staff:  Seventy-six floats entered the 2013 fair parade, "Celebrating 100 years of Traditions and Fun," July 27 on Main Street in Riverton.
The best theme award went ... [more]

County students listed on UW provost's honor roll

Jul 26, 2013 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming lists 22 students from Fremont County on the 2013 spring semester provost's honor roll.
The provost's honor roll consists of ... [more]

Achievers

Jul 26, 2013 - From staff reports:  Students earn recognition
Eastern Wyoming College has announced the honor rolls for the spring 2012 semester. There were 255 students receiving ... [more]

Second Wind builds playhouse for Habitat for Humanity raffle

Jul 26, 2013 - From staff reports:  Students from the Central Wyoming College Second Wind Program assisted Habitat for Humanity Wind River Country in the construction of a playhouse to be raffled ... [more]

UW names spring graduates

Jul 26, 2013 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Fremont County at the completion of the 2013 spring semester.
The following ... [more]

Language Camp -- 1991

Jul 21, 2013 - Staff:  In the final quarter of the 20th century, the tribes of the Wind River Indian Reservation got organized in their efforts to preserve their native ... [more]

Key Club earns Single Service Award

Jul 19, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School Key Club received the Single Service Award, bronze level, at the Key Club International Convention from July 3-7 in Washington, ... [more]