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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]

Riverton police hosting drug take-back day

Sep 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet.

The ... [more]

Lander resident pledges for University of Nebraska sorority

Sep 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Sororities at the University of Nebraska at Kearney have announced the names of 138 fall pledges. Lander resident Fredde Armajo was among them, pledging for ... [more]

Griewahn, Reed marry Aug. 11

Sep 28, 2012 - Staff:  LeRoy and Cynthia Griewahn, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Kaya Griewahn, of Riverton, to Brandon Reed, of Riverton. The ... [more]

City requests candy donations for Trick-or-Treat Main Street

Sep 21, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  With Halloween only 40 days away, city leaders are requesting donations of candy for Riverton's annual Trick-or-Treat Main Street celebration.
Every year on ... [more]

Marshall, Roberts wed July 13

Sep 21, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Walter Marshall, of Riverton, is pleased to announce the marriage of his daughter Krysta Marshall, of Masontown, Pa., to Russell Roberts, of Masontown, Pa., ... [more]

Trinity Lutheran earns CCLE accreditation

Sep 21, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Trinity Lutheran School's accreditation this summer through the Consortium for Classical and Lutheran Education should help bolster enrollment numbers and ... [more]

Businesses help with Habitat home

Sep 21, 2012 - From staff reports:  Volunteers from Wells Fargo, the Riverton Police Department and Brunton Outdoor Group have been donating construction labor on the Habitat for Humanity home at ... [more]

Hunt named pay it forward scholar

Sep 14, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School graduating senior Taylor Hunt, center, met recently with RHS class of 1961 alumni Kathy Brown and Fred Kilfoy as Hunt was presented with ... [more]

Riverton native joins the Wyoming Arts Council

Sep 14, 2012 - From staff reports:  Michael Lange, a native of Riverton, has joined the Wyoming Arts Council staff as the new community development and arts specialist.
Lange began his love for ... [more]

Townsend, Bush to wed Sept. 15

Sep 14, 2012 - Staff:  Mark and Terry Townsend are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Tracey Hannah Townsend to Devin Lee Bush, son of Dirk and Janice Bush, of ... [more]

Dvergsdal and Harker to marry

Sep 14, 2012 - Staff:  Royl Dvergsdal, of Dubois, and Cathy Schulz, of Cody, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Erica Ann Dvergsdal to Jason Ryan Harker, of ... [more]

Arapahoe makes progress with PAWS scores

Sep 14, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County School District 38 community celebrated student achievement on the state's Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students with an open house ... [more]

Veterans group conducts flag replacement ceremony

Sep 7, 2012 - Staff:  The flag folding team of the Veterans Assistance Group conducted a flag replacement ceremony Aug. 23 at the Reach Foundation. The Veterans Assistance Group is ... [more]

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards looking for star volunteers

Sep 7, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program has started its search for Wyoming's top youth volunteers of 2013.
Now through Nov. 6, Wyoming students ... [more]

County Angus breeders recognized in 2012 evaluation report

Sep 7, 2012 - From staff reports:  Fremont County Angus breeders were recently recognized for their bulls listed in the 2012 Fall Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus ... [more]

Former Rustler earns Tom Trehearne Memorial Buckle

Sep 7, 2012 - From staff reports:  The 2012 Wind River Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo Roundup in Riverton recognized professional cowboy Seth Glause, Cheyenne resident and former ... [more]

Dvergsdal, Harker to wed Oct. 11

Sep 7, 2012 - Staff:  Royl Dvergsdal, of Dubois, and Cathy Schulz, of Cody, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Erica Ann Dvergsdal to Jason Ryan Harker, of ... [more]

Helton, Schuler marry

Sep 7, 2012 - Staff:  Faith Helton and Brett Schuler, of Rock Springs, married Sept. 1, 2012, in Riverton.
The future bride is the daughter of Heather Chamberlain, of Riverton, and ... [more]

Building moved - 1984 (part 2)

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Building mover Martin Mazurie of Maz's House and Mobile Home Movers in Lander provided more information during the week about this moving job in 1984. Mazurie ... [more]

Lander library televises London play

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  The Fremont County Library in Lander is presenting "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time," a live simulcast play by London's National Theatre, at ... [more]

Time for CWC play rehearsals

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College theater director Mike Myers is encouraging people to audition for two fall productions.
Myers is holding auditions for "The Odd ... [more]

Cancer patient help gets an Eight Second Ride

Sep 2, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Bruce Knell of Lander recalls when his son Brody had a cancer diagnosis in 1999 and the related hardships and impacts that came with the revelation.
"It was a ... [more]

Longtime workers note work holiday amid job satisfaction

Sep 2, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Labor Day marks the traditional end of summer with a day off work or a break from school, and these experienced workers have seen a lot of Labor Days in ... [more]

P.E.O. awards education grant

Aug 31, 2012 - From staff reports:  Philanthropic Education Organization members Myrt McFarland, Alice McLean and Ellen Strube of Riverton's Chapter H awarded Amanda Piercy an education grant ... [more]

County nonprofits receive Daniels Fund grants

Aug 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Organizations serving youth, seniors, and the homeless are among the recipients of $1,510,350 in grants to Wyoming nonprofits announced this week by the ... [more]

District 25 budget more 'restrictive'

Aug 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 25 Superintendent Terry Snyder said local officials were conservative when forming the budget for this fiscal year, which began ... [more]

Ingalls to serve as Angus delegate

Aug 31, 2012 - From staff reports:  Dan E. Ingalls, of Riverton, has been elected as a delegate to the 129th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on Nov. 12 in Louisville, ... [more]

Kreider, Newlin to marry Sept. 8 in Pennsylvania

Aug 24, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Nancy and Steve Kreider, of Blue Bell, Pa., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Ashleigh Kreider to Brett Newlin, of Chula Vista, Calif., ... [more]

City officials praise Riverton park employees

Aug 24, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Public services director Bill Urbigkit heaped praises on park superintendent Joel Blury and lands division manager Paul Throckmartin during the Riverton City ... [more]

Encana workers build Habitat home

Aug 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Jackson Street house is Habitat for Humanity's 15th
in Riverton.


More than a dozen Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. employees battled the summer ... [more]

Mackmiller named to '40 under 40' list

Aug 17, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Jeremiah Mackmiller, a 1997 Lander Valley High School graduate, was recently named to Sporting Goods Business Magazine's 40 under 40.
He is a general ... [more]

Schilling, Larsen to wed Aug. 25

Aug 17, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Willie and Kathy Schilling, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Brianna Lee Schilling to Tyler John Larsen, son of Mark and ... [more]

Lander graduate to compete for seat on national FFA board

Aug 17, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Lander Valley High School 2010 graduate Odessa Oldham will be among 51 young adults to travel to Indianapolis to compete for one of six seats on the board for ... [more]

Riverton Tillman Scholar meets Sen. Enzi

Aug 17, 2012 - Staff:  U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi recently met with the University of Wyoming's Tillman Military Scholars in his Washington, D.C., office. Robert Niezwaag Jr., of Riverton, ... [more]

Kinnear resident named to dean's list

Aug 10, 2012 - Staff:  Jesse Garza Jr., of Kinnear, was named to the University of Montana-Helena College of Technology spring semester's 2012 dean's list. He is enrolled and ... [more]

Shepherd, Gripon to wed Aug. 25

Aug 10, 2012 - Staff:  Kelly and Larry Foster and Ron and Michelle Gripon are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jordyn Gripon to Jacob Shepherd, son of Molly and ... [more]

Rodeo auction nets more than $20,000 for Tough Enough

Aug 10, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Under a pink sunset with plenty of shirts to match in the audience, supporters contributed more than $20,000 to the Tough Enough to Help Cancer Fund during the ... [more]

Sheridan grad finishes at Air Force Academy

Aug 3, 2012 - Staff:  Andrew John Ferries graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., with a bachelor of science degree in systems engineering ... [more]