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Road split for CWC volleyball team; home opener coming Friday

The Central Wyoming College Rustlers split a pair of volleyball matches last weekend at the Wyo-Braska tournament in Torrington.
The victory for the Rustlers ...

Enjoy sports, but maintain the proper perspective as well

The lead story in October's Atlantic Monthly was one I didn't want to see when I opened my Kindle reader last Friday.
"How Sports are Ruining High School. The ...

Today

Births
VANDIJK
A son was born to Noelle Weimann, and Feike Van Dijk, of Lander, at 1:43 p.m. Sept. 4, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed ...

Milestone for WINhealth

WINhealth achieved the first step in accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
WINhealth received notice this week that it has been ...

'Positive feeling' about shelter and how cats are handled there

Editor:
Responding to the letter to the editor from Pat Stevens about the Riverton animal shelter, I can say that anything negative that happened to her with ...

U.S.not isolationist, but skeptical

President Obama and his aides were surprised this month by the strength of public opposition to their call for military action against Syria. They shouldn't ...

Tuesday notes

Too soon?
We published a picture showing the season's first snow last week, but it was barely a dusting. Plus, it fell in the mountains above Dubois, ...

Digest

Motors banned on Snake River
JACKSON -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has approved a ban on motorized watercraft along the Snake River in Jackson ...

Wyoming's first lottery director chosen; game has 2014 target

Jon Clontz starts work Oct. 7 as CEO at a salary of $165,000 a year.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Lottery Corporation on Monday announced its selection of ...

CHEYENNE -- A Cheyenne business group has launched a website to make the case for U.S. land-based missiles, a third of which are operated from F.E. Warren Air ...

New snow truck added to airport fleet

A new set of wheels soon will be cruising around the Riverton Regional Airport.
The Riverton City Council has approved a bid from Jack's Truck and Equipment ...

Good turnout expected from state's county officials

Registration exceeded expectations for a statewide conference of county officials this week in ...

County thinks back taxes still owed on piece of land taken into trust by tribe

Commissioners were split in their opinions, however.

Back taxes led the Fremont County Commission to object Sept. 10 to the taking of a 199-acre ...

Woman killed by gunshot; thought accidental

A Lander woman has died after being shot in the abdomen Saturday afternoon in her home.
Officials said the accident was initiated by the woman's husband, who ...

First dirt being moved at justice center site --for testing

Passersby should soon see the first dirt moved at the site of the proposed Riverton justice center project.
But it won't be for construction.
Rather, ...

Kathryn "Kathi" Lynn Tibbets

Kathryn "Kathi" Lynn Tibbets died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, in Wichita, Kan., after a five-year battle with breast cancer. She was 45 years old.
An informal ...

Woodrow James Allen

Woodrow James Allen, formerly of Lander, died after a six-year battle with cancer Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, surrounded by friends and family. He was 69 years ...

Geboe "Sonny" William Day Jr.

Geboe "Sonny" William Day Jr. died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was 53 years old.
Services have ...

Chiefs crush St. Stephen's 86-6 in 6-man play

The last football game played at St. Stephen's before Friday night saw the Eagles shut out the Jackson Hole Broncs 24-0 on the old field just west of the ...

Rams still unbeaten in 6-man after downing Hulett

The Dubois Rams survived their toughest challenge of the season in the shadow of Devils Tower with a 68-40 win over the previously unbeaten Hulett Red Devils. ...

 
 

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