News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Jun 8, 2012 - Staff
Clifford P. "Cliff" Burns Jr., 75, of Riverton, died Thursday, June 7, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. Cremation has taken place and funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be posted at www.theDavisFuneral
Kenneth Carey died Tuesday, June 5, in his home in Lander. A visitation has been arranged by the family for 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m Sunday, June 10, in the Chapel of Mount Hope, Hudson's Funeral Home in Lander. A full obituary will follow at a later date.
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.
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.
Don Layton Memorial Antique Tractor and Engine Show, sponsored by the Wind River Flywheelers, is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the East Park, Shoshoni. Event includes a parade, tractor games, tractor pull, lawnmower pull, raffles and much more. Enjoy the ongoing Dutch Oven Cooking, rope making, horse shoe pit, buck saw cutting, pedal tractor pull (for kids), a barrel train, blacksmithing, sand box plus antique sewing machine demonstrations and live music during lunchtime. For more information, contact Carlta Witthar at firstname.lastname@example.org or 856-1164 or 332-2231.
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.
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.
Don Layton Memorial Antique Tractor and Engine Show, sponsored by the Wind River Flywheelers, is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the East Park, Shoshoni. Event includes a parade, tractor games, tractor pull, lawnmower pull, raffles and much more. For more information, contact Carlta Witthar at email@example.com or 856-1164 or 332-2231.
Fifth Annual Buffalo Tracks Running Club Challenge Run is at 8 a.m. at 168 Yellowcalf Road, Ethete. Events include a 5K run/walk, one-mile children's run (6 to 12 years), and Buffalo Tracks Tot Trot (5 years and under). Entry is free, $15 with T-shirt. For more information, contact Faith Wallowing Bull at 247-0270 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meadowlark Good Sam's 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 with campfire fun and maybe four-wheeling. Visitors welcome. For more information, call Donna Hunter at 856-9376.
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In Riverton police reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Carlene Headley, 51, of Arapahoe, was arrested for public intoxication.
- Brian Goggles, 36, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication.
- Trevor Bartlett, 29, of Gillette, was arrested for driving under the influence.
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- There were no arrests made.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews responded to 20 calls for service and firefighters were dispatched eight times.
- At 10:21 a.m. on Thursday, the sheriff's office received a call about a one-vehicle crash at Paradise Valley and Peterson roads near Riverton. The caller told police the 34-year-old woman suffered leg injuries.
Sheriff's Capt. Ryan Lee said the vehicle ran off the roadway, and the woman's injuries were not life threatening.
- Lee said a male juvenile was cited for battery after police responded to a family fight on Haymaker Road in Riverton at 5:17 p.m. on Thursday. According to the dispatch log, the caller told police her husband and 16-year-old son were fighting, and her husband was bleeding from his arm and was in pain.