(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The exhibition “Artistic Discovery: Outstanding 2-D and 3-D student work from the Wyoming High School Art Symposium,” will be on display from June 3-July 31 in Cheyenne’s Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue, home of the State Museum. The exhibit will be open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Lander, Wyo.– Fremont County Transportation Superintendent David Pendleton has authorized the closure of Dry Bridger Creek (County Road #162), Bridger Creek (County Road #259) and Nowood (County Road #295) Roads in the Lysite area effective immediately.
Dispatch: Arrests; Animal Abuse complaint filed; Shoplifters caught, one escapes; Vandal slashes tires
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Tuesday’s recap of law enforcement activity over the Memorial Day weekend. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College English Professor Buck Tilton has once again organized a special opportunity for writers – The Wind River Outdoor Writers Conference. This conference features two days of inspirational guest lectures from bloggers, editors, publishers and authors combined with workshops and conversations around outdoor writing. The conference is scheduled to take place at CWC’s Sinks Canyon Center Field Station in Lander, Wyoming May 29 and 30. For writers just starting out, to professionals looking for inspiration this conference provides a venue to gather, converse and enhance writing skills among highly accomplished professionals.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Police have identified the driver of a Honda pickup that struck and killed a first grade student on Friday as a 77-year-old Riverton woman. Her name was not released.
NOTE: County10.com was given access to the Wind River Canyon Monday afternoon for a first hand look at the devastation from dozens of mud and rock slides that crashed down on Highway 20/789 and the Burlington Northern Sante Fe Rail line. The Wind River Canyon highway is closed indefinitely as WYDOT engineers assess the damage from the numerous slides and continue to work at clearing the highway of debris, which had been eight feet deep in some locations.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The annual Memorial Day Service at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton featured wreath laying at the Veteran’s Memorial, a 21-gun salute and prayers for our men and women in the service and those who had given their lives in defense of the country.
(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 Memorial service for Sophia Raye Archer, 7, will be held 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.) – Lillian “Lilly” Owen, 89, of Riverton, died on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Jackson, MS. A viewing will be held the morning of the service from 9:00 am until the service begins. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 29, 2015, at 10:00 am at Davis Funeral Home. Reverend Mark Rader will officiate. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
(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 basement. 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: