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May 16, 2012 - Staff


In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "Downtown farmers market starts Wednesday" should have said Sherry Shelley's phone number is 851-7162.



A son was born to Kayla and Warren Logan, of Riverton, at 3:08 a.m. March 28, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces.


A son was born to Kelsey and Dallas Mitchell, of Riverton, at 10:14 p.m. March 25, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces.



Chrystal C. Dewey, 41, of St. Stephen's, died Saturday, May 12, in Riverton. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 17, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. Interment follows at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery at St. Stephen's. A rosary is at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church, followed by a wake at 1508 Elmwood Drive, Arapahoe. Online condolences may be posted at www.theDavisFuneralHome.com.


Billy O'Neal, 79, died Sunday, May 13, at the family ranch at Crowheart following a lengthy battle with cancer. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 17, at the Big Wind Community Center at Crowheart. Interment will be in the Burris-Lenore Cemetery at Burris.


Riverton native Amanda J. (Lanier) Rodgers, 38, died Tuesday, May 1, at her home in Cheyenne. Funeral services were Saturday, May 12, at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes in Cheyenne. The online guestbook is available at www.wrcfuneral.com.


Former Riverton resident Russel D. Tofflemire Sr., 74, died Monday, April 16, at the VA Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. Online condolences may be posted at www.heritagesfsd.com.

Community calendar

MAY 16

Ayurvea, Traditional Medicine of India is at 6 p.m. at Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park, Riverton. This free event is part of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month at the library. Ayurvedic healing includes herbs, nutrition, panchakarma cleansing, acupressure massage, Yoga, Sanskrit and Jyotish (Vedic astrology).

Ride of Silence Family and Friends Bike Ride is at 6:30 p.m. at Jaycees Park (Red Caboose), Lander. Slow-paced, safety-oriented ride about town geared toward families and friends to raise awareness of cycling safety and to honor those injured while cycling. All are welcome (helmets please).

MAY 17

Kids Being Tuff T-shirt Sale is 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. at Rendezvous School, 413 N. Fourth St. W. Students are selling Kids Being Tuff T-shirts for $15 to support people with cancer who live in Fremont County. All profits go to the Tough Enough to Help Cancer Fund.

Bookies Book Club is at noon at the Senior Citizen's Center, 205 S. 10th St., Lander.

Third Grade Recorder Concert is at 2 p.m. at Aspen Park Elementary, 1620 E. Sunset Drive, Riverton.

Hershey Track Meet is at 4:15 p.m. at the Riverton High School track. Tracksters, ages 9 to 14 (as of Dec. 31, 2012), will have the opportunity to compete in various track and field events. First- and second-place winners will qualify for the state Hershey Track meet. Participants are encouraged to register in advance but registration can be done from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 17. Registration is free.

Business After Hours is 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Lander Vision, 556 Main St. For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 332-3892.

Yoga/Fitness Class is at 6 p.m. at Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park, Riverton. This free event is part of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month at the library.

Riverton Middle School Concert is at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre at Central Wyoming College, Riverton.

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 Tuesday to Wednesday morning:

- At 8:06 a.m. on Tuesday in the 500 block of South Federal Boulevard, police arrested Edward Brown, 53, of Riverton, for public intoxication.

- Dustin Friday, 21, of Riverton, was arrested on failure to appear warrants and for possession of marijuana. The arrest occurred at 9:05 p.m. on Tuesday in the 500 block of East Main Street.

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

- Frank Mead, 37, of Riverton, was arrested for contempt of court.

- During the same time period, ambulance crews responded to 11 calls for service and firefighters were dispatched one.

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