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Apr 26, 2012 - Staff



Danny L. Baker, 62, died Monday, April 23, at his home in Riverton. There will be no services. Online condolences may be posted at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.


Former Riverton resident Gary E. Christiansen, 55, died Monday, April 23, at his home in Loveland, Colo. Services are at 1 p.m. Friday, April 27, at Crossroads Church in Loveland. A burial memorial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Estes Park YMCA. Memorials may be made to the Gary Christiansen Memorial Fund in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, CO 80537.


Henry M. "Hank" Gabel, 67, of Lander, died Monday, April 23, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. According to his wishes, there will be no services. Memorials may be made to the Help for Health Hospice Home. Online condolences may be posted at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.


Former Riverton resident Mary A. (Cram) Gasser, 77, of Midland, Texas, died Tuesday, April 24. Funeral services are at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton with graveside services to follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. Rosary is at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the funeral home. A rosary was Wednesday, April 25, at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Midland, Texas, with a funeral mass Thursday at the church in Midland. Condolences may be made at www.ellis

funerals.com and www.theDavisFuneralHome.com. Memorials may be made to the St. Ann's Building Fund, 1906 W. Texas St., Midland, TX 79701.


William T. "Bill" Romine, 87, died Monday, April 23, at his home in Lander. Memorial services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Lander VFW Hall. Memorials may be made to the Lander Veterans of Foreign Wars or a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.

Community calendar


Boysen State Park Public Meeting is 6 p.m. April 26 at the Shoshoni Fire Hall, 106 E. Second St., Shoshoni. During the meeting, members of the Division of State Parks will present how visitor use information is captured and rules and regulations for Boysen and other state parks will be discussed. Additionally, new developments at Boysen State Park will also be presented. For more information, call 876-2796.

Dubois' Young Authors Program is 6:30 p.m. at the Dubois Library Activity Room, 202 N. First St., Dubois. Janet Lee is the coordinator and refreshments will be provided by Dubois Friends of the Library. All parents and well-wishers are welcome.

Film: Bag It is at 7 p.m. in the Little Theater at the Lander Library, 200 Amoretti St. The film is part of the Earth Day Film Series.

Wind River Schools Spring Concert (grades 3 and 4) is at 7 p.m. at Wind River Elementary Gym, 223 S. Cherry St., Pavillion.


Free Developmental Screenings are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Chiefs Pre-School at Wyoming Indian Elementary, 23 Coolidge Drive, Ethete. The screenings include vision and hearing tests for children up to 5 years old. Walk-ins are welcome or appointments can be scheduled by calling 332-3516.

Eastern Shoshone Recovery Women's Sweat is 2 p.m. at the Veterans Sweat Lodge behind the Shoshone Commodity Building. For more information, call the Eastern Shoshone Recovery Office at 332-2203.

Decorative Paving Tiles is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St., Lander, WY 82520. Students will use a clay slab to create decorative tiles that will be glazed and fired. Then using a 12" x 12" garden paver as a base, the tiles will be glued and grouted creating a unique element to place in the garden. Cost is $55 (includes supplies). For more information, visit www.landerartcenter.com.

Alumni Slot Tournament is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Shoshone Rose Casino, 5690 U.S. Highway 287, Lander. The CWC Alumni Association is inviting everyone to participate in its annual slot tournament at the Shoshone Rose Casino. The casino is donating $1,000 in prize money and all the food. There will be a $10 donation required at the door to the alumni association to participate in the fun and festivities.

To add an event to the community calendar, please e-mail the information to fremontnews@wyoming.com and include "community calendar"R00;in the subject line.

Emergency calls

In Riverton police reports from Wednesday to Thursday morning:

- At 1:24 p.m. on Wednesday, police arrested Jakota Wolfname, 21, of St. Stephen's, for public intoxication. The arrest occurred in the 600 block of East Madison Avenue.

- Eugene Ridgley, 50, of Ethete, was arrested for public intoxication at 4:07 p.m. on Wednesday in the 500 block of West Main Street.

- At 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Cheryl Truyen, 51, of Riverton, was arrested for assault (domestic violence) on Arapahoe Drive.

- Anderson Antelope, 50, of Fort Washakie, was arrested for public intoxication at 8:12 p.m. on Wednesday in the 700 block of Eagle Drive.

In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Wednesday to Thursday morning:

- According to the sheriff's office dispatch log, police responded to 1613 N. Eighth St. West in Riverton at 5:25 p.m. on Wednesday concerning a 2-year-old in the middle of the road. Subsequently, Kayla Ridgley, 26, of Ethete, was arrested on a warrant and for child endangerment.

- During the same time period, ambulance crews responded to 10 calls and firefighters were not called out.

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