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Zwiefelhofer to attend college

Savena Zwiefelhofer, the daughter of Brad Zwiefelhofer, of Riverton, and Cristina Zwiefelhofer, of Great Falls, Mont., will attend Rocky Mountain College this ...

County reconsiders funding Lander center

The possibility of county funding for the Lander Community Center re-emerged after commissioner Stephanie Kessler made a pitch to the county board Oct. 1. The ...

When did 'compromise' become a bad word?

Having survived the Civil War, this country should know better than to treat the latest government shutdown as the political equivalent of the Bible's ...

The rest of us can't just 'shut down'

Call your congressional representatives and tell them all to get the government back to work.

My daughter is a church minister who doesn't follow ...

Unfair to brand complaint about Rails to Trails pathway as racist

Editor:
I was offended strongly by the letter to the editor from Mr. Ron Howard who decided to all but brand me as a racist because I used the words "path ...

Another $100K on Hill

The price tag is rising, and for what?

By now, uneasiness surely must be setting in for those in the Wyoming Legislature determined to destroy ...

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D.C. vigil marks Shepard anniversary
WASHINGTON -- A candlelight vigil in Washington will mark 15 years since the death of Matthew Shepard, a gay ...

Federal inaction could affect WIC next month

Partially funded with federal funds, WIC currently serves more than 11,000 participants a month.

State agencies that administer federally funded ...

CHEYENNE -- The partial government shutdown has provided an opportunity for state and local tourism groups to showcase Wyoming's lesser-known parks and ...

Man linked to disappearance case from 1974 pleads, freed

A man who was implicated in the 1974 disappearance of an Oklahoma resident in the Riverton area has been released from custody.
James Franklin Jagers was ...

Officials said a medical episode initiated the one-vehicle accident that took place mid-morning Friday at U.S. Energy in Riverton.
No one was injured in the ...

Improved Jackson campus housing options proving difficult for CWC; gift hoped for

Central Wyoming College wants to improve housing options for students on the Jackson campus, but school administrators said the effort may take some ...

City gets closer to door-to-door sales ordinance

Consensus was reached Tuesday by the Riverton City Council that having some type of ordinance to regulate door-to-door sales was better than having nothing at ...

Lois Wadley Glasgow Punteney

Lois Wadley Glasgow Punteney, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. She was 78 years old.
Services were Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Southwest ...

RHS tennis teams near bottom of pack at state

Two wins were recorded by the Riverton Wolverines at the state tennis tournament Monday through Wednesday in Gillette.
On the boys side, the Riverton doubles ...

Kickoff is a half-hour early -- 6:30 p.m. -- Friday at Wolverine Field.

In what is shaping up to be one of the more competitive Class 3-A East ...

A record number of Riverton athletes participated in the annual Punt, Pass and Kick competition held Wednesday afternoon at Tonkin Stadium.
There were 64 ...

Riverton spikers host crucial West 4-A foes this week

The Riverton Lady Wolverines host two key Class 4-A West volleyball matches this Friday and Saturday in Wolverine Gym.
With two wins, RHS will make solid ...

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Births
DENNIS
A daughter was born to Crystal Dennis, of Alliance, Neb., and Daniel Dennis, of Attica, Mich., at 11:55 p.m. Oct. 5, 2013, at Lander ...

New Wyoming Business Hall of Fame to induct class

CHEYENNE -- The first five inductees into the new Wyoming Business Hall of Fame will be recognized at a dinner event in Cheyenne next month.
The inductees ...

 
 

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