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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]

Pet Connection took in the 'smoky' animals

Jul 19, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Lander Pet Connection was busy July 12 when a dozen animals from the Wind River Veterinary Clinic were housed after a fire July 11.
Pet Connection president ... [more]

Community effort saves 12 pets in veterinary clinic fire

Jul 19, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk and Andrea Novotny:  Authorities say the Lander facility sustained "pretty severe damage" to the roof and attic.

Six dogs and six cats were saved from a structure fire ... [more]

Bridge program gives students a head start at CWC

Jul 12, 2013 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College's free Summer Bridge Boot Camp scheduled for Aug. 5-16 will provide incoming students with academic skills to be successful in ... [more]

Center hosts third Youth Ranch Rodeo

Jul 12, 2013 - Staff:  Gaits of Change Equine Center at Whispering Sage Ranch in Riverton had its third annual Youth Ranch Rodeo on June 14. The event was a hit once again for all ... [more]

Riverton man awarded for military service

Jul 12, 2013 - Staff:  A Riverton soldier with the Wyoming Army National Guard recently was awarded for his service and achievements while assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th ... [more]

Shrine Club announces winners of circus parade

Jul 12, 2013 - Staff:  The Fremont County Shrine Club hosted its annual children's circus parade June 26 in Riverton. The first-place winners in the costume contest were:
5 and ... [more]

Fiddlers Lake Campground open for firewood gathering

Jul 10, 2013 - Staff:  Fiddlers Lake Campground on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest is open to the public, with stipulations, for firewood gathering.
All ... [more]

Board OKs use of museum for convention

Jul 10, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Museums Board has approved the request from the Wyoming Association of County Officers to use the Fremont County Pioneer Museum to host a ... [more]

Ricos win June Yard of the Month honor

Jul 5, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Riverton Garden Club awarded Ruth Rico, at 1416 Aspen Drive in Riverton, its Yard of the Month honor for June.
The awards are only given out in the ... [more]

Walton, McCarty marry

Jul 5, 2013 - From staff reports:  Heidi Walton and Bryant McCarty were married Feb. 15, 2013, in Draper, Utah.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Jeri Walton of Riverton. She is a 2007 ... [more]

Vodopich and Rose to wed July 13

Jul 5, 2013 - From staff reports:  Carie Vodopich, the daughter of Allen and Susan Vodopich of Riverton, is engaged to Andrew Rose, the son of Doug and Mary Rose of Gillette.
The future bride ... [more]

Hitshew awarded STAR Scholarship

Jul 5, 2013 - From staff reports:  Jordan Hitshew, a 2013 graduate of Lander Valley High School, recently was presented the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year.
She is the ... [more]

UW announces its spring dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls

Jul 5, 2013 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming lists 47 students from Fremont County on the 2013 spring semester academic dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls.
The honor rolls ... [more]

BLM gives tips for a safe holiday

Jul 3, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Bureau of Land Management wishes everyone an enjoyable, but safe Fourth of July.
"Currently, the fire danger ranges from moderate to high ... [more]

CWC instructors to share class updates with board

Jul 3, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Professors will be invited to give the college's trustees brief presentations on the work they are doing.

This year's faculty president at Central ... [more]

RMS names students on fourth-quarter honor roll

Jun 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the fourth-quarter honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Ethete student earns award for leadership

Jun 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  Hughes received the David M. Gipp Native American Leader Fellowship honor.

Teresa G. Hughes, of Ethete, was selected to receive the David M. Gipp ... [more]

Friends of the Library says book adoption sales are down

Jun 26, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Branch Library continues to host book adoptions 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month in the upstairs section of the library.
The ... [more]