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Blake Dale had three hits and struck out nine on the mound in a 10-1 victory which clinched the Little League Majors championship.

For the first ...

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Births

HARRIS
A child was born to Ashley Rose Harris of Riverton and Tyler Kirk Harris of Riverton at 1:40 p.m. ...

Fremont County demonstrates its patriotism in full force every year with western flare and a spirit of community participation.
County residents come ...

Willow Creek School scheduled to open for first day of classes Aug. 23

Willow Creek Elementary School is back on track for completion, after a brief lag due to weather in March.
The construction had fallen about 2-3 weeks behind ...

City makes changes to utility billing; some fees up, but more flexibility permitted

Several changes have been made to the city's billing procedure for public services in an effort to clarify inconsistent language and provide transparency to ...

Wyoming digest

Child killed in I-80 wreck
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- Authorities say an 8-year-old girl has died in a crash near Rock Springs on Interstate 80 that sent her ...

Agencies set regulations, offer advice for Fourth

The American Red Cross has steps July 4 revelers can follow to stay safe when enjoying the fireworks or taking a trip.

Fireworks safety
The safest ...

Glass recycling over, as of now

The City of Riverton will no longer accept glass items at the neighborhood drop-off locations or in curbside recycling, effective immediately.
The Fremont ...

Riverton student got leadership training in D.C.

Three Wyoming students, including one from Riverton, have been selected as GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA) representatives. From a nationwide pool of ...

Coal valuation rules changed; coal states in West raise objections

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Interior Department is changing the way it values coal mined from public lands in the West to make sure mining companies are not ...

Colleges losing 175 jobs state- wide in latest budget slash

Almost 175 people are losing their jobs at community colleges throughout Wyoming as a result of state-level funding cuts this year, according to Wyoming ...

Highway Patrol car rolls on way to shooting scene

DOUGLAS (AP) -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper responding to a fatal police shooting in Douglas is in the hospital after crashing into another motorist near ...

Zero-tolerance policy in effect for impaired driving during Fourth of July holiday span

In anticipation of the July 4 holiday period, the Wyoming Department of Transportation is instituting statewide warnings against impaired driving.
From July ...

Wyoming digest

New Sublette sheriff takes oath
(AP) -- Sublette County officials have appointed a new sheriff to replace Stephen Haskell, who was removed from office ...

The Ice Cream Freeze Off is at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 in the Cottonwood Arena of the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Teams of all ages will compete to have their ...

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Births


EMERSON
A daughter was born to Kylie Emerson of Riverton and Duke Emerson of Riverton at 1:32 p.m. June ...

Mosquitoes

'Phenomenal' numbers in early tally; no West Nile detected in county yet

Flooding this spring in Fremont County has resulted in a large number of ...

Jet air service at Riverton airport begins Friday

After a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning, Denver Air Connection will fly its first Riverton Regional Airport passengers out at 8:09 a.m., arriving in ...

Wyoming digest

Card charges filed
LARAMIE (AP) -- Six men and women face federal charges of using counterfeit credit cards to defraud Wyoming and Colorado fast-food ...

Police: Fugitive father, son killed Utah train worker

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Salt Lake City train worker who was kidnapped during his shift by a father and son on the run from police died just over two hours ...

 
 

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