News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Apr 15, 2014 - Staff
A son was born to Alyssa and Scott McFarland, of Riverton, at 7:57 a.m. Feb. 26, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds.
A son was born to Chelsey Miller, of Arapahoe, at 5:48 p.m. March 17, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces.
Marian Cecilia (Dean) Heninger, 88, of Lander, died Sunday, April 13, at the Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, at First United Methodist Church in Lander. Burial will be Thursday, April 17, at Ogden City Cemetery in Ogden, Utah.
Julia May Ramsey, of Lander, died Saturday, April 12, at her home. A visitation will be 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, April 17, at Hudson's Funeral Home with a funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.
RECDA Meeting is at 7 a.m. April 16 at the Sundowner, 1616 N. Federal Blvd.
Unity Gathering is 9 a.m. to noon at Riverton City Park. The Wind River Citizens Equality Commission's Unity Gathering will honor unity, cooperation and greater understanding of all residents within Fremont County and the State of Wyoming. Walkers will come from four directions -- CWC, 789 Smokeshop and Casino, Walmart and the baseball park -- to meet. There will be guest speakers, a barbecue and musicians. For more information, call Stephen Fasthorse at 840-5772 or Jermaine Bell at 231-9648.
Veterans Assistance is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Riverton VA Clinic, 2300 Rose Lane.
Wyoming Livestock Board's Traceability Working Group Meeting is 11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the children's theater at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave. Topics discussed will include disease traceability capabilities and issues and livestock identification. Livestock producers, veterinarians, livestock market managers and other stakeholders are encouraged to attend. Event is open to the public.
Poem in Your Pocket is at 7 p.m. in the community room at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave. The night of readings celebrates National Library Week and National Poetry Month and will include a visit from Wyoming Poet Laureate Echo Klaproth. Participants can join by reading original poetry, their favorite poem, or rip and read from the "Poem in Your Pocket" book. Refreshments will be available. The night is part of the One County/Many Voices series. Event is free and open to the public. To participate, call 856-3556.
Governor's Brucellosis Coordination Team Meeting is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Gannett Room at the Inn at Lander, 260 Grandview Drive. Items on the agenda include an update on current brucellosis cases, a BSL3 laboratory update, a WGFD surveillance update, Big Horn and Sheridan county voluntary surveillance, Grand Teton National Park brucellosis management efforts, Yellowstone National Park brucellosis efforts, APHIS.CEAH project accessing risk of cattle moving out of the DSA, cost-benefit analysis of elk management options and Biobullet issues. Event is open to the public.
Business After Hoursis 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at High Mountain Fitness, Physical Therapy & Pilates, 669 Main St., Lander.
First Grade Music Program is at 6 p.m. at Aspen Park Elementary, 1620 E. Sunset Drive.
Bear, Lion and Wolf Seminar is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lander Library, 451 N. Second St., Lander.
Earth Day Film Series is at 7 p.m. at the Lander Library, 451 N. Second St., Lander. In "Trashed," Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waster problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution.
Jazz Night II is 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater at Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Ave., Riverton.
In Riverton Police Department weekend reports through Tuesday morning:
- Houston Headley, 45, of Arapahoe, was arrested for public intoxication at about 7:15 a.m. Friday in the 800 block of East Main Street.
- Steven Oldman, 23, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication at about 9 p.m. Friday at the Center of Hope, 223 W. Adams Ave. Also arrested was James Arthur, 47, of Riverton, on a warrant for contempt of court.
- Bobby York, 21, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear at about 10:30 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard.
- Clowry Means, 47, of Arapahoe, was arrested for public intoxication at about 11 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard.
- John Shotgun, 44, of Ethete, was arrested on a warrant for contempt of court at about 11:45 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of North Federal Boulevard.
- Lucas Sanchez, 33, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication, resisting arrest, three warrants for failure to appear and one warrant for contempt of court at about 12:10 a.m. Saturday on Sioux Avenue.
- Shellby Decoteau, 21, of Riverton, was arrested for assault at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of East Main Street. An officer said he saw her punch a 21-year-old Riverton woman. The victim reportedly did not want medical attention.
- Christy Wanstall, 31, of Lander, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear at about 4:50 p.m. Sunday at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
- Samuel Parker, 41, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication at about 6:10 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of West Main Street.
- Francis Washington, 64, of Arapahoe, was arrested on a warrant for contempt of court at about 6:15 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of East Main Street.
- Theodore Goggles, 72, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of East Main Street. The call originated at the women's bathroom in Riverton City Park.
- John Schneider, 47, of Riverton, was arrested for probation revocation at about 11:30 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of East Madison Avenue.
- Charlo Yellowfox, 26, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication, resisting arrest and on a warrant for contempt of court at about 1:45 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of North 12th Street East. The initial call was regarding a simple assault; officials said Yellowfox had a blood-alcohol content of .34.
- Rupert Brown, 36, of Arapahoe, was arrested for public intoxication at about 3:10 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of South Federal Boulevard.
- A 22-year-old Riverton man was issued a citation for possession of marijuana at about 8:10 p.m. Monday on Crow Avenue.
- Guy Soundingsides, 26, of Fort Washakie, was arrested for public intoxication at about 10:30 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Birch Avenue.
In Fremont County Sheriff's Office weekend reports through Tuesday morning:
- Travis Stevens, 43, of Dubois, was arrested for driving under the influence at about 7:15 p.m. Friday in the 5200 block of U.S. Highway 26 in Dubois.
- Michael Cousineau, 35, of Riverton, was arrested on a Fremont County warrant for contempt of court at about 10:15 a.m. Saturday at the Fremont County Sheriff's Office in Lander.
- Dominic Fightingbear, 37, of Arapahoe, was arrested for driving under the influence at about noon Saturday in the 1600 block of North Eighth street West in Riverton.
- Isaac Sittingeagle, 27, of Arapahoe, was arrested on a Fremont County warrant for failure to appear.
- A 15-year-old boy was cited for property destruction and released to his parents after an incident at about 1 p.m. Monday at Sunrise School in Hudson. Officials said the boy was "acting up" and was told he was being suspended. In response, he reportedly broke several items at the school and threatened staff members before kicking the door open and running from the area.
- April Perry, 31, of Watford City, S.D., was arrested on a Fremont County warrant for probation revocation at about 6 p.m. Monday in the 100 block of Elder Lane in Riverton.
- During this timeframe, the Fremont County Emergency Dispatch Center took 206 calls for service, including one involving a motor vehicle accident reporting injuries. County ambulances were dispatched 52 times, and area fire departments responded to 17 calls for help. Thirty-two people were booked into the Fremont County Detention Center for charges, including five for driving under the influence, 12 other alcohol-related charges, four felony charges and 54 misdemeanor charges. The center currently is responsible for 151 inmates, including 140 at the facility, seven in substance abuse treatment programs one on home detention and three elsewhere.