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Riverton High School Hazing Calls Student's Safety into Question  KCWY 13 Where News Comes First

Riverton High School's 'snake pit' hazing incident calls into question coaches and their ability to put our student's safety first.



Riverton High wrestlers expelled for assaulting, sexually harassing eight victims on bus  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Three Riverton High School wrestlers have been expelled for one year for assaulting and sexually harassing eight teammates on a school bus in January, ...



Two former Riverton wrestlers plead guilty in connection to school bus attacks  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Two former members of the Riverton High School wrestling team pleaded guilty Friday to participating in attacks on younger schoolmates while on a school bust ...



Two Riverton wrestlers face criminal charges for allegedly attacking younger students on school bus  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Two Riverton High School wrestlers are facing criminal charges in Natrona County alleging they held down teammates and anally penetrated the younger ...



Judge sentences Riverton High wrestlers to 20 days in jail for bus attacks  Casper Star-Tribune Online

A judge on Wednesday sentenced two former Riverton High School wrestlers to 20 days in jail for attacking younger students on a school bus travelling through ...



Former Riverton High wrestler sentenced for bus attack; Attorney says incident was a hazing initiation  Casper Star-Tribune Online

A judge on Monday sentenced a former Riverton High School wrestler to eight days in jail for attacking younger teammates on a bus.



Superintendent says district didn't know about Riverton hazing  Casper Star-Tribune Online

RIVERTON — Riverton school officials are defending themselves against claims that local coaches and administrators were aware of hazing activities taking ...



Expulsion hearing set in Riverton High School hazing case  Casper Star-Tribune Online

RIVERTON — After five months of legal delays, the expulsion hearings for three former Riverton High School wrestlers accused of hazing are set for June 29.



Radio host suggests Riverton High School is promoting 'destructive' homosexual lifestyle  Casper Star-Tribune Online

A Riverton radio host and former state GOP operative asked a Fremont County superintendent if his high school was promoting the “destructive lifestyle” of ...



Riverton wrestler expected to plead guilty in connection to school bus attack  Casper Star-Tribune Online

A Riverton High School wrestler is expected to plead guilty to two misdemeanors, a prosecutor said Friday.



Loaded fields return to Riverton for Ron Thon wrestling tournament's 20th year  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Wyoming's wrestlers, all three classes worth, will converge on Riverton this weekend and usher in a new age in the process. For two decades the elite of ...



Riverton students express concerns about high school safety  Casper Star-Tribune Online

RIVERTON — Local students are urging increased safety precautions at Riverton High School in the wake of the February shooting that left 17 dead at a school ...



Third Riverton wrestler charged on suspicion of attacking younger students on school bus  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Prosecutors have charged a third Riverton High School wrestler in connection with a series of attacks alleged to have taken place in January on a school bus ...



Wyoming school, district officials deny claims they knew of hazing, sexual harassment  USA TODAY High School Sports

Riverton (Wyo.) officials are denying claims that coaches and administrators knew of a hazing incident involving wrestlers at Riverton High School, according to ...



Bullies tag gay Riverton teen’s car, then she finds a hero  WyoFile

RIVERTON — A high school student knew intolerance existed in this town of roughly 11,000 long before a local radio host's homophobic remarks thrust LGBTQ ...



Three Riverton high schoolers could be expelled in connection with hazing incident on school bus  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Fremont County School District No. 25 will recommend the expulsion of three students at a Riverton high school in connection to an incident that took place on a ...



Plea deal offered in wrestler case | Wyoming  Gillette News Record

CASPER — A Riverton High School wrestler is expected to plead guilty to two misdemeanors, a prosecutor said Friday. The pleas will be entered in connection ...



Seventeen Year Old Arrested for Riverton HS Threat  KCWY 13 Where News Comes First

Riverton Police arrested a 17-year-old male for terroristic threats leading to police patrols at every Riverton High School. The threats came in the form of a ...



Natrona County High School wrestlers involved in incident on bus, district says  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Multiple Natrona County High School wrestlers have been disciplined for an incident on a school bus in late January, the Natrona County School District said ...



Worland High School speech and debate team heads to state  Northern Wyoming Daily News Worland Wyoming

WORLAND - Students from multiple schools around the state head to state meet in Riverton today (Thursday). Twenty students from Worland High School.



Riverton Students Suspended for 'Sexual' Hazing Incident  KCWY 13 Where News Comes First

The investigation into the hazing of a Riverton High School student continues. The superintendent told News 13 the hazing occurred in Natrona County during a ...



Natrona County school board approves updated bullying policy, begins work on transparency plan  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Natrona County school board unanimously approved a revamped bullying policy Monday night while taking an early look at formalizing how much it publicly ...



Wyoming Seniors Say 'So Long' To High School  Wyoming Public Media

Graduation season is here. Commencement ceremonies around the state mark the start of a new chapter for many of Wyoming's high school seniors. Wyoming.



Riverton's Easton Paxton to play in NCAA Men's Golf Championship  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Easton Paxton's accomplishments on the golf course are well-documented.



Charles T. "Chuck" Perkins | Obituaries  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CASPER—Charles T. “Chuck” Perkins died on February 22, 2019 in Casper Wyoming, at the age of 74. Chuck was born in Basin, Wyoming to Ida Vivian ...



Former GOP leader and radio host suspended for homophobic rant  WyoFile

A talk radio host and former Fremont County Republican Party chairman was suspended last week after he described homosexuality as “destructive,” “not a ...



Photos: Dance and cheer teams compete at State Spirit in Casper  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Kelly Walsh dance team makes their way to the floor to compete in the jazz dance category during the Wyoming State Spirit Competition at the Casper ...



Wolsborn-Drazovich Memorial Math Contest results are in  County 10

There are approximately 150 local middle school and high school students taking part in yesterday's Wolsborn-Drazovich Memorial Math *Content* at Central ...



Riverton girls win Taco John's culinary competition  Wyoming Tribune

CHEYENNE – Two girls from Riverton soon might be able to order their own recipe at Taco John's.



Photos: Wrestlers from across Wyoming compete in Riverton during annual Ron Thon Invitational  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Moorcroft's Tucker Allison (182 lbs.) holds down Coby Goossen of Central during the Ron Thon Invitational in Riverton Friday afternoon, Jan. 26, 2018.



20 years ago, Riverton and Lander played a game for the ages  Casper Star-Tribune Online

On Nov. 5, 1994, the towns of Lander and Riverton shut down – for a football game.



Riverton High senior dies in multiple-fatalities crash  Casper Star-Tribune Online

RIVERTON - A man driving a sports car about 100 mph coming into Riverton on Wednesday afternoon from the north lost control of his car and crashed into an ...



UW Awards Top Scholarship to 101 Wyoming Students | News  University of Wyoming News

Some 101 outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2019 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of Wyoming's ...



UW Sociology Student Finds European Ancestry Division Persists in Rural Iowa | News  University of Wyoming News

Ethnic diversity among white people of European descent in rural Iowa decreases feelings of community connectivity, even though these populations have been ...



Champions are crowned at Ron Thon  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Championship Saturday at the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational came to a close at Riverton High School with a few wrestlers successfully defending their ...



Taking them down: Grapplers bring home four placers at Ron Thon in Riverton  Douglas Budget

Ron Thon is a big deal as far as wrestling tournaments in Wyoming go. This year it was no exception. Riverton High School was packed with hundreds of ...



WyHy promotes from within for new Chief Retail Officer  CUinsight.com

CHEYENNE, WY (October 1, 2018) — As they begin the initial stages of an exciting remodel of their branch locations and enhancements to their personalized ...



Chadron State football defeats Western State to improve to 4-1 | College  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Chadron State College football team once again received solid contributions from Wyoming players in its 40-22 victory against Western State on Saturday in ...



Hundreds take part in school walkout in Wyoming  Gillette News Record

Hundreds of students across Wyoming took part Wednesday in the National School Walkout day to protest violence at schools, speak out for increased safety ...



Native American Students Connect with UW, One Another | News  University of Wyoming News

Students in UW's Native American Summer Institute -- from left, Britney Bennett, Miracle Seminole and Gabriella Lopez -- take part in a workshop on surface ...



Lexi Pulley Of Laramie Wins WY Gatorade Girls Soccer Award  WyoPreps

In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, announced Lexi Pulley of Laramie High School as its 2017-18 ...



Students to Experience College Life at Native Summer Institute at UW | News  University of Wyoming News

St. Stephens High School student Trenton Friday, left, and MacKenzie Shakespeare, of Lander Valley High School, see what happens when they place a ...



Oilfield School: A Path to a Working-Class Future, or an Anchor to the Past?  The Wilson Quarterly

A new federal program designed to train the next generation of Wyoming oil workers signed up lots of eager students. The question is whether any jobs will ...



Wyoming first lady Carol Mead harnesses clout to call attention to children  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming high school art teachers have found a champion in first lady Carol Mead.



Riverton Students Win Taco John's 10th Annual High School Culinary Competition  RestaurantNews.com

Winning duo each received a scholarship and will work with the brand to put dish on corporate menus. Riverton Students Win Taco John's 10th Annual High ...



Lady Broncs cruise to another state title | High School Sports  Jackson Hole News&Guide

A week after placing fourth in the 3A West regional Jackson's Sienna Taylor was kept out of Saturday's 3A state meet in Sheridan by an injury.



How much has changed for Wyoming's LGBTQ community since Matthew Shepard's death?  Casper Star-Tribune Online

It's been 20 years since Matthew Shepard's murder, since Wyoming was supposed to reckon with the undercurrent of hate surrounding the death of a gay ...



Senate strips House plan for funding Wyoming schools, deepening impasse as Legislature begins last week  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CHEYENNE — The Legislature appears further away than ever on the question of how to solve Wyoming's $660 million education deficit after a Senate ...



Wolves Swim and Dive Takes Fourth in Laramie  SweetwaterNOW.com

LARAMIE– The Green River High School boys swimming and diving team competed in their first meet after the Christmas holiday on Friday and Saturday, ...



Riverton wrestling makes a return to respectability | Wrestling  Casper Star-Tribune Online

RIVERTON — One thing in particular stands out to T.J. Galey when he thinks back to his freshman year of wrestling for Riverton in 2009.



Is Oilfield School a Path to a Working-Class Future or an Anchor to the Past?  Smithsonian.com

A new federal program designed to train the next generation of Wyoming oil workers signed up lots of eager students. Will any jobs await them?



Ryan McGuffey remains one of the Cowboy State's best receivers ever  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The University of Wyoming has always taken pride in producing great wide receivers.



Wyoming GOP county chair shares article comparing gay activists to Nazis during Holocaust  Casper Star-Tribune Online

A Republican Party official in Wyoming shared an article on social media last month comparing gay activists to Nazis and stating that Christians are facing the ...



Natrona County School District officials say they will conduct complete review of bullying policies  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Natrona County School District will conduct a top-to-bottom review of its bullying policies with an eye toward quick and transparent responses, officials said ...



Powell leaves mark at state track  Powell Tribune

Lady Panthers senior Maddy Hanks stood just off the track near the triple jump pit at Kelly Walsh High School, hands on her knees, catching her breath. Having ...



Star Valley boys fall as Broncs take state  Jackson Hole News&Guide

In 2011 the Jackson boys beat runner-up Star Valley for the Broncs' second state title in as many years. But, until Saturday, Jackson hadn't won a state title since ...



UW Awards Top Scholarship to 104 Wyoming Students | News  University of Wyoming News

One hundred four outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2018 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of ...



Thousands flock to Casper Events Center for state spirit competition  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Riverton High School dance team is the second-smallest in the state, but don't tell the dancers that.



Rams face challenges, pressures of remaining undefeated - Feature Story, Local News, News  The Sheridan Press

BIG HORN — It takes a special football team to win a state championship. If that squad also finishes the season without a loss, it can lay claim to being truly elite.



Lady Outlaws stick close to Lady Tigers despite lack of readiness in 3-2 loss  Rawlinstimes

LANDER — Rawlins High School Girls Soccer (0-0,0-1) had yet to touch an actual field due to the weather, and majority of their 36-lady roster had never played ...



Mowry named head coach of Broncs football - Local Sports, Sports  The Sheridan Press

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs have named their new head football coach ahead of the 2018 season. After 11 years as a Broncs assistant, Jeff Mowry will ...



Dr. Gerald John “Jerry” Lapeyre Sr.  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Dr. Gerald John “Jerry” Lapeyre Sr. passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017. He was a proud son of Riverton, Wyoming, born Jan. 3, 1934, to Emil P. (Milu) and ...



Most Counties In Wyoming Need More Affordable Housing, Study Shows  Wyoming Public Media

Wyoming's outdated housing stock needs replacing, but resources to make that happen are limited. That's left most counties in the state in need of more low.



Editorial board: We must confront the uncomfortable realities of Matthew Shepard's death, not conspiracies  Casper Star-Tribune Online

It's been 20 years since two men offered Matthew Shepard a ride and instead beat him unconscious and left him tied to a fence on a cold Laramie night. It's.



Natrona County High students gather to show solidarity with shooting victims  Casper Star-Tribune Online

More than 100 Natrona County High students walked out of class and gathered on the school's football field Wednesday morning to show solidarity with the ...



UW Awards Top Scholarship to 72 Wyoming Students | News  University of Wyoming News

Seventy-two outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2016 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of ...



Lady Panther, Panther tracksters take second, fourth at regionals  Powell Tribune

The Lady Panthers finished second at the eight-team meet with 107 points; the Cody Fillies finished first with 149.5 points. The Panthers finished fourth on the ...



UW Awards Top Scholarship to 97 Wyoming Students | News  University of Wyoming News

Ninety-seven outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2017 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of ...



HEM, Encampment first Carbon teams to run this season  Rawlinstimes

PAVILLION — Winter wouldn't make its departure without one final blizzard to ruin everyone's spring break, cancelling much of the spring sports season's ...



Panthers enter Ron Thon on hot streak  Powell Tribune

The Panthers enter this weekend's Ron Thon Memorial Tournament in Riverton as the No. 2 team in Class 3A, a distinction they earned without their full ...



UW Awards Top Scholarship to 88 Wyoming Students | News  University of Wyoming News

Eighty-eight outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2015 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of ...



Rangers host Mountain View, wrestle in Vernal tournament  Kemmerer Gazette

Donny Proffit earned first place in his weight class at the Tournament of Champions in Vernal, Utah, on Jan. 14. The Rangers did well at the tournament, beating ...



Slideshow: Education on the Reservation | Wyoming News  Casper Star-Tribune Online

An hour-long discussion between two cabinet secretaries and tribal leaders, students and educators from the Wind River Indian Reservation highlighted the first ...



Native Students Connect with UW in Summer Institute | News  University of Wyoming News

From left, participants in UW's Native American Summer Institute enjoy an activity in UW's Shell 3-D Visualization Center. From left are Kale Ferris, of St.



Wyoming Judge Barton Voigt ducked spotlight in Matthew Shepard case  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CHEYENNE — Fifteen years later, people still recall vividly the brutal death of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard following his attack by two ...



Nation's Top 50 Boys Outdoor Returnees By Event: Spring Season Is Already Here (For Some)!  MileSplit

Tyrese Cooper (now competing at Miami Norland High School) has the nation's fastest returning times in both the 200 (20.46) and 400 (45.26), while has the ...



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