News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Jun 7, 2012 - Staff
Susan Frances Stultz Bagan, 65, died Monday, June 4, at the Swedish Medical Center in Denver. Private family services will be held.
James T. "Tom/Tommy" Clem, II, 42, died Tuesday, May 29, in Riverton. Funeral services were Tuesday, June 5, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. Online condolences may be posted at www.theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Brandon L. Eagle, 30, of the Eastern Shoshone tribe, died Friday, May 25. Funeral services were Saturday, June 2, at the Round Valley United Church in Covelo, Calif., officiated by his grandmother, Patricia Bergie, the North Bear Drum from Arapahoe, and with traditional Native California celebrant ceremonies. Interment was in the Pine Grove Cemetery at Covelo, Calif.
Shirley M. "Grandma" Farwell, 86, died Sunday, June 3, at her home in Lander. Cremation has taken place, and there will be family memorial services.
Bonnie S. Stewart, 71, died Monday, June 4, at her home in Shoshoni. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Shoshoni. Interment is in the Lake View Cemetery at Shoshoni. Viewing is from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday at the LDS Church. Online condolences may be posted at www.theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Kid's Fishing Day is at Scouts Pond, Dubois. For more information, call 455-2466.
Lander Kiwanis/Lander Baseball Association Annual Pancake Breakfast is 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Ace Hardware parking lot, 485 Main St., Lander.
Third Annual Fremont Area Road Tour is 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Museum of the American West, 1445 Main St., Lander. Routes are from 10 to 100 miles. All rides include breakfast, barbeque, full support, T-shirt, ride swag and great views. Cost is $40 for Lander Cycling members and $50 for non-members. For more information, visit www.landercycling.org, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Cade at 349-5734.
Fast and The Furriest 2012 is 9 a.m. at Central Wyoming College, Riverton. This is a fundraiser to help raise money for families who are unable to afford care for their pets in case of an emergency. This fundraiser is a 5K/1K run/walk with or without your pet, all ages welcome to participate. Registration available at The Stock Doc and online. For more information, call 856-7764.
Bill Miller Cancer Benefit Poker Run is at 11 a.m. at the Union Bar & Grill, 217 S. Main St., Hudson. Event features live music, auction, raffles, 50/50 raffle and barbecue. All proceeds to benefit Bill Miller's medical bills, etc.
Wind River Rugby Challenge is at 12:30 p.m. at the Lander High School soccer field, 400 Baldwin Creek Road, Lander. The Central Wyoming Speedgoat Rugby Club and the Jackson Hole Moose Rugby Club will compete in the inaugural Wind River Rugby Challenge.
Brew Fest is 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the soccer fields next to Lander Valley High School, 400 Baldwin Creek Road, Lander. Bands include Cody Jordon Band and Fluffy Buffalo. For more information, visit www.landerbrewfest.com.
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In Riverton police reports from Wednesday to Thursday morning:
- Ernest West, 47, of Pavillion, was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI).
- Jessica Sherman, 18, of Riverton, was cited for disorderly house.
- Stoney Rettinghouse, 20, of Riverton, was cited for minor in possession (MIP).
- Taylor Carress, 19, of Riverton, was cited for MIP.
- Kassandra Hatcher, 19, of Riverton, was cited for MIP.
- Tory Moore, 25, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, was cited for property destruction, According to police, Moore threw a glass through the window at Bar Ten in the 100 block of Broadway.
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Wednesday to Thursday morning:
- Carmen Wesaw, 36, of Ethete, was arrested for DUI and driving under suspension.
According to the sheriff's dispatch log, deputy Phil Holder stopped Wesaw at 11:21 a.m. on Wednesday in the 300 block of North Eighth Street in Lander.
Lander police officers were also dispatched to the scene after it was learned Wesaw's passenger was wanted on several warrants.
Lander Police Department Lt. Chuck Carr said William Topaum, 34, of Ethete, was taken into custody for three municipal warrants.
- At 5:05 p.m. on Wednesday, the sheriff's office received a report of a Cadillac that passed a school bus near milepost 63 on Highway 26 by Dubois. The caller told police the driver was heading toward Riverton.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews were called out 14 times and firefighters responded to two calls.