(Fremont County, Wyo.) – A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) northwest of Ethete. The temblor was reported at 2:03 am at a depth of 19.36 km (12 miles). The exact location of event, longitude -108.7915 West, latitude 43.3915 North.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A Funeral Mass for Sophia Raye Archer, 7, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 29, 2015 at St. Margaret’s Gymnasium with Father Phil Wagner officiating. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Funeral services for Lillian “Lilly” Owen, 89, will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 29, 2015 at Davis Funeral Home with Reverend Mark Rader of the United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. A viewing will be held Friday, 9:00 a.m. until service time at Davis Funeral Home.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Jeanette Joyce Baltes, 83, of Riverton, Wyoming died of natural causes May 23, 2015 with family by her side at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton, WY. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., in the Trinity Lutheran Church. A Reception will follow in the church. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
Today we honor the men and woman who have fought, and died, for our freedoms.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) — Memorial Day observances are planned throughout the county today…
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Rainfall totals through noon on Sunday were reported by the National Weather Service office in Riverton. See the totals below:
UPDATE at 7:03 a.m. County10.com has confirmed the railroad cars were empty cars parked along a siding and not from a moving freight train. The Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Office also confirmed that no train traffic is being allowed through the canyon at this point (obviously). The HSCSO also indicated the BNSF has dispatched crews and equipment to begin clearing the tracks.
(Pavillion, Wyo.) – Eighteen graduates of the Wind River High School Class of 2015 received their diplomas Sunday afternoon in Pavillion.
(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.) – Funeral services for Kenneth Wayne Schierkolk, will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Pederson officiating. Military rites will be accorded by the Friday-Truan Detachment #683 Marine Corp League and Veterans. A viewing will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from 5pm-7pm at Davis Funeral Home. Cremation will follow services.
(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:
(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: