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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 ...

Small businesses urged to use energy audit program

The Wyoming State Energy Office, a division of the Wyoming Business Council, is encouraging Wyoming's small businesses, agriculture producers, non-profits and ...

Smith's going pink to raise breast cancer awareness

Smith's Food & Drug Stores, in partnership with Kroger and key suppliers, has committed $150,000 in donations for local breast cancer initiatives to support ...

Selectivity key when using social media to market a business

Question -- "How do I use social media to promote my business?"
-- Damon, Cheyenne

Answer -- Social media can be a great marketing tool for ...

In training as a damsel in distress

Last weekend, for the second time, autumn lost the game against our aggressive and early winter.
This holds certain adventures for the optimist -- the event ...

Fed up with trash freeloaders in receptacles paid for by others

Editor:
Sunday at about 2 p.m. is a good time for the small, gray Chevrolet pickup (it sounds like a road grader) 10 County plates, white female driver, age ...

Simple ingredients

Homecoming week reminds us how easy it can be to maintain community ties

High school Homecoming week is a time for nostalgia, among other things. ...

 
 

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