(Riverton, Wyo.) — The Class of 2015 of Riverton High School walked across the stage at commencement exercises this afternoon before a standing room only crowd at Wolverine Gym.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A flash flood watch has been continued through 6 p.m. this afternoon as heavy rain continues to fall across the region. The National Weather Service Forceast Office at Riverton Regional Airport has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Central Wyoming, the foothills of the Wind River and Bighorn Basins plus Casper Mountain and the Green and Rattlesnake mountains:
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A Flash Flood Advisory for Fremont County has been issued through 6 p.m. on Sunday with strong thunderstorms and hail predicted. See the special weather statement and hazardous weather outlook below:
Friday afternoon the Lander boys opened up Regional play when they welcomed Pinedale to their fields for a spot at the 3A state tournament. Lander was up at half 2 – 1 with two goals coming off the foot of Jedediah Welsh. Matt Berg of Pinedale netted the Wrangler goal. In the second half Pinedale scored a second goal tying up the match. Daniel Lobera of Lander finished two more goals and assisted Jed Welshs hat trick-completing third goal. Pinedale managed to net one final goal making the final score 5 – 3. Lander will play Buffalo in the first round at state.
(Casper, Wyo.) – Local athletes continue to earn points for their respective teams at the Wyoming State High School Track and Field Championships in Casper. See all the results here. (Photos by OilCityWyo.com)
(Riverton, Wyo.) – In preparation for Monday’s Memorial Day Observance, dozens of volunteers swarmed over Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton this morning placing flags at the graves of veterans and of veteran auxiliary members.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service Forecast Office at Riverton Regional Airport within the hour has issued a small stream flood advisory for Central Fremont County and the Crowheart area.
(Casper, Wyo.) – Fremont County athletes are participating in the Wyoming High School Boys and Girls State Track Meet in Casper. Our community news stream in Casper, OilCityWyo.com, provided these images of county athletes in action.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The following is a statement released by Riverton Police Chief Mike Broadhead in the wake of this afternoon’s fatal vehicle-pedestrian crash:
Thanks to a reader for sharing these pics of a possible funnel cloud or tornado spotted above Fort Washakie Dam at about 5:20 p.m. on Friday.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College Professor Colleen Bartlett was presented with a Master Distance Educator Award at the Wyoming Distance Education Consortium spring conference held recently in Douglas, Wy.
UPDATED at 4:35 p.m.: Riverton Police Chief Mike Broadhead has confirmed that the girl who was struck has died. The police department is expected to issue additional information in conjunction with the Fremont County Coroner’s Office.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – There’s plenty to do this weekend as the nation prepares to celebrate Memorial Day on Monday. Here are your options:
(Lander, Wyo.) — Fremont County Weed and Pest Control District and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management are teaming up with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and others in the fight to keep invasive plants out of sage grouse habitat.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – The Tough Enough to Help Cancer Fund and Help for Health are hosting this year’s “Hats Off for Hope” Gala, on May 30th at the Riverton Holiday Inn. This will mark the 6th year for this event. Highlights of the evening will be the recognition of four Cancer Heroes. Overall, the anonymous committee received 19 individuals who were nominated for four different categories. Cancer Heroes this year are:
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Saddle bronc rider, Colton Miller took home the championship buckle at the Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeo in Abbyville, Kan., May 16. Miller received an 82 point ride earning him first place at the Abbyville Frontier Days Rodeo.
(Casper, Wyo.) – The Wyoming State High School Track and Field meet is underway at Casper through Saturday.
Earlier this month, local Bureau of Indian Affairs officers spent some time at the playgrounds at Beaver Creek and Mill Creek housing to make the areas more kid friendly.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College’s Sinks Canyon Center hosted an adventure day for area 5th graders this week. The day focused on skill building, local history and science.