(Riverton, Wyo.) – A Thunderstorm Warning is in affect for central Fremont County until 3 p.m., the National Weather Service in Riverton reports. Read the complete report below.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A fire that heavily damaged the kitchen, dining room, deck and attic of a home on Sherry Street yesterday afternoon did not result in any injuries, to the residents there or to three dogs inside the home. The fire has been ruled accidental in nature. It apparently started on the back deck of the multi-level home.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Donald H. Jevne, 70, formally of Riverton, died at his home in Springdale, Ark., on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. A viewing will be held at Davis Funeral Home on Thursday, May 29, 2014, between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm. The funeral service will be held at the Riverton Nazarene Church on Friday, May 30, 2014, at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Read the complete obituary here.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the Wednesday recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All those arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Governor Matt Mead will travel to Washington State next week to visit with local elected officials and tour a port that plans to export Wyoming coal. The trip offers Governor Mead the chance to hear directly from people in that state about their thoughts on the port and coal exports.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Congratulations to Travis Scadden and Crystal Staszak on their recent engagement! The couple is planning September wedding in Sinks Canyon.
(Lander, Wyo.) – A number of Lander’s Main Street merchants attended last night’s Lander city Council meeting to request that the two-hour parking on Main Street be more thoroughly enforced.
Power outage hit Lander for 16 minutes today; Transmission line insulator failed on Atlantic City line
(Lander, Wyo.) – A total of 5,383 customers of Rocky Mountain Power in Lander experienced a power outage for 16 minutes this morning due to a “loss of transmission,” according to company spokesman Paul Murphy in Salt Lake City.
UPDATE at 12:25 p.m. Winds in the area of the search have forced the fixed wing aircraft to suspend the air search. Ground forces are being marshaled.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College has hired a new choral director and music instructor to replace longtime vocal music professor Robert Hussa who retired this spring.
(Riverton, Wyo) – Riverton Vision Center is having a huge sunglasses sale starting May 19th! There will be savings on all sun wear throughout the office! You can even get prescription sunglasses with a current prescription and style verification.
(Jeffrey City, Wyo.) – Vikki Correll captured these images of a storm passing over Jeffrey City on Monday evening around 6 p.m. Correll said the storm “was fun to watch.” Thanks for sharing Vikki!
(Cody, Wyo.) – The Park County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team (SAR) have recovered the bodies of two elderly brothers who crashed their small plane on the eastern slope of Howell Mountain earlier this month. The bodies of Robert L. Zimmerman, age 84 of Huntsville, Alabama and his older brother, 86 year old Ward H. Zimmerman of Seattle, Washington were evacuated from the wreckage of their Mooney M20C aircraft at approximately 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Now that the new elementary school now on the drawing board has name, Willow Creek, Riverton school administrators are looking at what enhancements to the new building they can afford.