The Team of Kelli Gard, Beth Howell, Sarah Remacle and Trai Helton showed off their Ugly Sweaters at the race's conclusion.

Ugly Sweater 5K draws hearty crowd early today at CWC, and some ugly sweaters!

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Ugly Sweater 5K Run/Walk drew 22 hearty contestants in freezing weather this morning to benefit the Central Wyoming College Nursing Students Association. With the temperature between 15 and 20 degrees and a snowy route, the runners and several walkers seemed to be having fun, although one race contestant finished with iciles hanging from her hair!

Sworn into office were, from left, Dr. John Mercer, Steven Peck, Nicole Schoening and Mickey Douglas. (CWC Photo)

New CWC Board members sworn in; Lander’s Crane re-elected Board Chair

(Riverton, Wyo.) – At their monthly meeting December 10, the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees had three new members take the public oath of office, Trustee Mickey Douglas, Trustee Steve Peck, and Trustee Dr. John Mercer. Trustee Nicole Schoening also took the oath as she is returning to the Board for another term.

CWC Women's Basketball Action (file photo)

Rustler women split weekend games with Western Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Lady Rustlers were home for the first time this season as they hosted the CWC Classic at Rustler Gymnasium. The Rustlers opened the tournament against an undefeated Western Nebraska team. The visiting Cougars came away with another win as they defeated the hometown Rustlers 51-40. The Rustlers failed to have anyone score in double digits as Kiara Skinner and Hannah Beede were leading scorers with 9 points each. Skinner also led in rebounds with 7.

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Central Wyoming College Jazz Concert is Friday

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Community jazz lovers will be treated to Central Wyoming College’s best of the Times A Wastin’ Jazz Band, CWC Instrumental Jazz Combo, and the Jazz Choir this Friday evening, November 14th, at 7:30 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Center. CWC students, community members, and faculty will perform various pieces for their audience and admission is free.

The CWC Rustlers Volleyball Team (CWC)

Rustlers beat Sheridan College in Region IX Volleyball Tournament

(Casper, Wyo.) – The CWC Rustler volleyball team soundly defeated Sheridan College in three straight sets with scores of 25-20, 25-14, and 25-19 in their Region IX tournament opener today at Casper College. Coach Tiffany Stauffenberg called it “the biggest win of the season” and had nothing but praise for her team.

A mining headframe over the fountain at U.S. Energy Corp. in Riverton. (Photo by CWC's Jerin Cooper )

Weather Photo of the Day: It’s another Good Morning

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Today’s Weather Photo of the Day was taken Wednesday morning at the U.S. Energy Headquarters at West Sunset and North 8th West when the sky was blue and the sun was out in all its warming glory. Thanks to Jerin Cooper from the Central Wyoming College photography class for today’s image.

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Save the Date! Glen Miller Orchestra concert Oct. 24th to benefit Local Law Enforcement Foundation

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The first appearance of the Glen Miller Orchestra in Fremont County in 2013 was so successful, they have been invited back for a fund raiser for the Riverton Police Foundation, which now includes the Lander Police Department and the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office.

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Porsche stolen from CWC Campus, wrecked in apparent joy ride

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton Police said Monday an investigation is continuing into the theft of a student’s vehicle from Central Wyoming College. The 1987 white Porsche was parked at the student housing area. Officers there on another call at 4 a.m. on Friday noticed the Porsche parked in the middle of a dirt area with its door open and checked it out, and discovered the vehicle had been broken into and wrecked.