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Dillon Fabricus pitched six strong innings with nine strikeouts in a 12-6 victory to win the Riverton city championship.

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Police: Fugitive father, son killed Utah train worker

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Jane Juve has been in the position since February.

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Hay conditions struggle as FreCo tries to rebound from poor 2015

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Fire activity picking up; precautions urged for July 4 holiday

Scattered thunderstorms that rolled through the region Tuesday afternoon started several lightning-caused fires in the southern end of Fremont County.
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Long closed session for CWC board as process to find president gets started

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Many in state to feel impact of $90 million in health cuts

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Noise reductions sought at airport

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Fire grows near Colorado border

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Blaze in Crook County burns 3 square miles; evacs advised

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Minnie Presgrove

Minnie Presgrove died Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Riverton. She was 103 years old.
Graveside Services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, at Mount Hope Cemetery ...

Florita S. Eagle

Florita S Eagle died Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY following a lengthy illness. She was 69 years old.
Funeral services ...

Richard Williams

Richard Williams of Dubois died at his home Sunday, June 5, 2016. He was 77 years old.
As were his wishes, cremation has taken place. There are no services ...

Sherry Ann Mortensen

Sherry Ann Mortensen of Riverton died Friday, June 17, 2016, at Help for Health Hospice Home.
Memorial services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, at Community ...

Jacklyn "Jackie" Standridge

Former Riverton resident Jacklyn "Jackie" Standridge died Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at her home in Fargo, N.D., under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley, ...

Joseph B. Dennis

Longtime businessman and rancher Joseph Biedenharm Dennis of Pavillion died Thursday, June 23, 2016.
He was 68 years old.
A memorial service is planned for ...

 
 

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