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Mar 25, 2012 - Staff

Riverton chamber needs Easter help

The Riverton Chamber of Commerce is continuing to seek help to stage this year's Easter Egg Hunt happening on April 7 at Jaycee Park.

The chamber is seeking donations of either candy or money to make this year's event a success. All donations would be greatly appreciated by the chamber.

Donations may be dropped off at the chamber's offices at 213 W. Main in Riverton.

Tribal meeting focuses on education

The Northern Arapaho Business Council and the Tribal Education Board is inviting parents, foster parents, grandparents and others responsible for Northern Arapaho students to attend a meeting next weekend to talk about concerns with the schools.

Tribal education director Alfred Redman Sr. said the meeting will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, in the entertainment room at the Wind River Casino near Riverton.

Superintendents and school board members will be in attendance, and refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Redman at 332-2681 or at alfredpredman@yahool.com.

Wolves take spotlight at CWC debate

Wolves will be the focus of Central Wyoming College's upcoming Dessert, Dialogue and Debate session happening from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 29.

The college is hosting a second session where students in the Environmental Technician program discuss and debate with CWC's successful speech and debate students.

The Dessert, Dialogue and Debate session will be in the Little Theater where the students will discuss biomes and ecosystems followed by a lively debate surrounding the re-introduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park.

The event is free and open to the public.

Pesticide applicator school is April 23

Farmers, ranchers and anyone interested in getting certified as a private pesticide applicator can attend one of the spring/summer pesticide user schools for 2012.

The Fremont County Extension Office has set up the following day-long school: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 23 at the Fremont County Extension Office in Riverton.

The schools are free with a break for lunch that is not included in the course but students can utilize.

Call Fremont County Extension at 332-2363 for more information.

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