News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
May 11, 2012 - Staff
A daughter was born to Lindsay and Trent Adams, of Riverton, at 2:01 p.m. April 30, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces.
A daughter was born to Danielle and Matthew Bishop, of Lander, at 4:47 p.m. April 7, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce.
A son was born to LaRae Dawn Littleshield, of Ethete, and Garrett Blackburn, of Arapaho, at 2:54 p.m. April 18, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 13.8 ounces.
A daughter was born to Britany Christian and Gentry Blackburn, of Lander, April 30, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces.
Former Central Wyoming College executive Stephen R. Biando died at his home in Missoula, Mont., on Sunday, May 6, after a long battle with renal cancer. He was 61 years old. At his request, cremation has taken place. There will be no services. Memorials in his name may be made to: Animeals, 1700 Rankin Street, Missoula, MT 59808-1630.
Neil W. Gose, 88, died at Lander Regional Hospital on Thursday, May 10, after a long battle with Parkinson's and heart disease. A memorial service is at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, at the Monarch Room of the Pronghorn Lodge in Lander. A luncheon follows.
Authentic "Cowboy Campfire" is 6 p.m. at Louis Lake Lodge, 1811 Louis Lake Road, Lander. These Saturday evening activities feature cowboys reciting poetry, telling stories, playing music, making people laugh and cooking food. Wesley Wiginton, cowboy poet, to perform. Reservations are recommended. For more information, call Steve at 330-7571 or Charlie Whitlock at 850-2061. Tickets are $25 for a full dinner of western fare and entertainment or $4 to $6 for campfire entertainment.
Zumba Party/Fitness Class is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 11 at Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park, Riverton. This free event is part of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month at the library.
Central Wyoming College Commencement is 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre at Central Wyoming College, Riverton. The ceremony is also broadcast live on Riverton/Lander cable channel 5.
Fourth Annual Shoshoni Days, sponsored by Shoshoni Chamber of Commerce, is May 12 around Shoshoni. Events include free tethered hot air balloon rides, free biscuits and gravy breakfast, gymkhana, senior center bake sale, horseshoe tournament, community garage sale, softball tournament and more. For more information, visit http://www.windriver.org/do.php.
Superkids Triathlon is at 9:30 a.m. at Riverton High School. Course distances are determined by age. Participants must provide their own bike and must register by the deadline. Check-in is at 9 a.m. Competition is $15 and open to children ages 7 to 18.
Dubois Friends of the Library Book Fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dubois Library, 202 N. First St. For more information, call 455-2992.
Second Saturday for Kids is 10 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month, from January to May, at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St., Lander, WY 82520. This is a series of classes for children ages 6 and older. Topics vary with the seasons and current exhibitions. Cost is $12.50 per class. For more information, visit www.landerartcenter.com.
"South Pass City and the Sweetwater Mines" Book Signing is from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at South Pass City State Historic Site, 125 South Pass Main St., South Pass City. Admission to the historic town is free, and the Friends of South Pass will host coffee and cake to celebrate the event. For more information, visit www.southpasscity.com.
Meadow Lark Good Sams Roundup and Meeting is at 5:30 p.m. at Archer's Buffet and Grill, 400 N. Federal Blvd., Riverton. Meeting is for people who enjoy camping and fun-loving folks. For more information, call Donna Hunter 856-9376.
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In Riverton Police reports Thursday to Friday morning:
In Riverton police reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
-Matthew Antelope, 27, of Riverton, was arrested for aggravated assault (domestic violence) and a warrant for probation revocation.
The arrest occurred at 1:39 p.m. in the 700 block of North Federal Boulevard.
-At 6:42 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to a report of a fight at the Family Dollar at 524 Pershing Ave. involving five or six people.
RPD Capt. C.T. Smith said officers arrived and found an active fight involving eight people who refused to comply with the orders to stop fighting.
"Officers requested assistance, and members of the Fremont County Sheriff's Office and Wyoming Highway Patrol responded to assist," Smith said. "The Riverton police officers began to physically break up the fight, and as a result, Curtis Oldman actively resisted and was subdued by the use of a Taser."
Smith said officers identified the most prominent aggressors in the fight, and they were arrested and booked into the Fremont County Detention Center.
Oldman, 25, of Riverton, was arrested for three battery charges, possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) and resisting arrest.
Amanda Sixfeathers, 20, of Arapahoe, was arrested for battery, and Pamela Sixfeathers, 48, of Arapahoe, was arrested for battery and interfering with a police officer.
"There were no severe injuries suffered by any of the original combatants that required immediate medical attention, and no reported injuries were sustained by the officers involved," Smith said.
"Officers are still following up on this incident, and details to how the fight started (and) specific damage to the store's property are still under investigation."
The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Friday, September 9, are as follows. The previous readings for Thursday, September 8, are in parentheses. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River above Red Creek 0.00 (0.00 c.f.s.)
Dinwoody Creek 155.63 (141.30 c.f.s.)
Bull Lake Creek 188.79 (201.39 c.f.s.)
Bull Lake Reservoir 117874.00 (118276.50 acre·ft)
Bull Lake Creek below Lake 813.52 (811.07 c.f.s.)
Wind River near Crowheart 1678.58 (1713.68 c.f.s.)
Wyoming Canal 1042.79 (1032.55 c.f.s.)
Pilot Butte Reservoir 23,915. (24,047. acre-ft)
Wind River at HWY 26 439.32 (488.46 c.f.s.)
Johnstown Canal 43.76 (45.06 c.f.s.)
Wind River near Kinnear 289.09 (323.03 c.f.s.)
Lefthand Canal 22.91 (27.66 c.f.s.)
LeClair-Riverton #2 Canal 263.94 (264.74 c.f.s.)
Wyoming No. 2 Canal 151.94 (154.65 c.f.s.)
Wind River at Riverton 173.07 (181.70 c.f.s.)
Little Wind River at Riverton 208.23 (234.99 c.f.s.)
Wind River above Boysen 565.22 (573.36 c.f.s.)
Fivemile Creek 380.85 (363.25 c.f.s.)
Boysen Reservoir 700,893 (700,710. acre·ft)
Boysen Reservoir Inflow 1000.45 (906.11 c.f.s.)
Wind River below Boysen 1104.38 (1095.68 c.f.s.)