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Success of King James Version based on careful editing, research

King James grew up as a king, and doubly so. After Queen Elizabeth executed his mother, Mary Queen of Scots, when he was just 1 year old, he became King James ...

St. Stephen's starts year with new teachers, nurse, superintendent

St. Stephen's Indian School has welcomed new staff members into the 2015-2016 school year, including Frank No Runner, the new superintendent. No Runner is a ...

Myers enrolls at ENMU

Jayden Myers, of Riverton, will begin her first semester this fall at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, N.M.
Eastern New Mexico University, a state ...

City council OKs use of powder cannon for RHS football games

The Riverton City Council has approved a fireworks permit application from Riverton High School.
Activities director and assistant principal Jeremy Hill ...

Johnson, Neuhaus to marry

Heather Johnson and Neil Neuhaus have announced their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Steve Johnson and Linda Johnson of Riverton. She is a ...

A majestic Kestrel sitting on a fence post, the Milky Way gleaming above the canyon cliffs, a sled dog peeking from a kennel, and a fisherman casting a fly on ...

Kinder, Dewey marry

Taunya M. Kinder and James D. Dewey, of Riverton, were married June 13, 2015, at the Chapel of the Sacred Heart on the south shore of Jackson Lake.
Bill ...

Riverton student earns speaking award at Yale

For the second consecutive year, a Riverton student has been named a top speaker at his university.
Robert H. Peck is a 2015 winner of the De Forest Prize at ...

Restored wagons donated to Lander museum

Freight wagons, surreys and buggies were how goods and people got around Fremont County in the early days. A recent donation to the Fremont County Pioneer ...

Becker, Meyer earn Kaiser awards

Dietrik Becker of Riverton High School and Keagan Meyer of Lander Valley High School each has received a $3,000 scholarship from the Kaiser Foundation.
The ...

New UW nutrition and food safety educator comes to Fremont County

A nutrition and food safety educator begins Monday at the University of Wyoming Extension office in Fremont County.
Laura Balis also will serve Big Horn, Hot ...

Traveling exhibit on vintage gas stations on display in Lander

The collection features cars and scenes from across Wyoming.

Even today it is often a long way between service stations on the highways of Wyoming. ...

Two RHS alumnae team up to publish nonfiction book

The work is a collection of "humorous and poignant observations about getting older."

Andrea Sims, a 1965 graduate of Riverton High School, has ...

Achievers

Spratt makes dean's list
Kristen Spratt of Lysite was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Houston State University in Huntsville, ...

TripAdvisor gives award to Sinks Canyon State Park

Sinks Canyon State Park is one of seven Wyoming state parks, historic sites and trails venues to be awarded the TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence ...

National forest issues campfire safety tips

As warm, dry weather settles over Wyoming, the Shoshone National Forest would like to remind all individuals heading to the forest to practice good campfire ...

VFW auxiliary member earns leadership award

Rebecca Darnell, president of the Department of Wyoming Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW, was named Outstanding Runner-Up Department President in her membership ...

Riverton grad earns scholarship from angler organization

Riverton High School graduate Kasandra Kister has received a scholarship from the Popo Agie Anglers, a Trout Unlimited chapter located in Lander.
Kister was ...

Lander man faces decades in prison after guilty plea in sexual abuse

The case involved two of his foster kids.

A 67-year-old Lander man pleaded guilty June 30 in Lander District Court to sexually abusing two of his ...

UW announces names of 2015 county graduates

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Fremont County at the completion of the 2015 spring semester.
Arapahoe: ...

 
 

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