News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Jun 15, 2012 - Staff
Austin Keith Barnes, 1-day-old son of Regina Hunter and Roderick Barnes, both of Riverton, died Sunday, June 10. Services were Thursday, June 14.
Marguerite J. Barquin, 83, of Kinnear, died Wednesday, June 13, at the Lander Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending through the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.
Former Lander resident Ronald D. Harvey, 84, died Friday, June 8, in Billings, Mont., after a two-year battle with cancer. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday, June 18, at Grace Chapel Church in Story. Interment will be in Quiet Rest Cemetery at Story with military rites. Memorials in Mr. Harvey's name may be made to the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College for educational technology. Donations may be made payable to Sheridan College Foundation, 3059 Coffeen Ave., Sheridan, WY 82801.
Fort Washakie native June A. (Amos) Yellowman, 81, of El Reno, Okla., died Tuesday, June 12. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Cheyenne and Arapaho Multi-Purpose Center in Watonga, Okla. Memorials in her name may be made to the Oakerhater Episcopal Mission in Watonga or Good Shepard Hospice.
Cowboy State Cow Horse Classic is at 9 a.m. June 17 at the Wind River Casino, 10269 Hwy. 789, Riverton. For more information or to enter, call 851-5811, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or mail entries to P.O. Box 1981, Riverton WY 82501.
Fremont County Racing Association Race is 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 17 on Paradise Valley Road, three miles west of Riverton. Pro class fee is $30, amateur class fee is $25, and spectator fees are $5. Racing begins at 9 a.m. For more information, call Robert at 851-1119.
Gathering of Healthy Families 2012 is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in St. Stephens. All families receive full parenting certificates for full participation, both days. For more information, call 857-2722.
Resumes and Root Beer Float is 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 19 at the Dubois Library, 202 N. First St., Dubois. The Dubois Library will collaborate with DYA to help people start to chart their courses and build their futures. Ways to build a winning resume will be discussed.
Cancer Survivor's Day and Open House is 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 19 Rocky Mountain Oncology Clinic, 15 Shrine Club Road, Lander. Event celebrates the newly expanded clinic. RMOC will provide complimentary food and drinks, and there will also be a hair cutting event for "Locks of Love."
Northern Arapaho Experience is 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 19 at the Wind River Casino, 10269 Highway 789, Riverton. Traditional tepees and Northern Arapaho dancing, weather permitting. Event is free. For more information, call 856-3964.
City Council Meeting is at 7 p.m. June 19 at Riverton City Hall, 816 N. Federal Blvd., Riverton.
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In Riverton Police Department reports Thursday to Friday morning:
- Delmar Duran, 43, of Arapahoe, was arrested on 2400 block of East Adams Avenue for a warrant after police responded to a report of a family fight.
- April Perry, 30, of Riverton was arrested for probation revocation on the 300 block of North Broadway Avenue.
- Officers responded to a simple assault call at 5:21 p.m. on Eagle Drive. In a news release, Capt. Eric Murphy said "four to five children ages 6-8 years old pushed down a 14-year-old girl and punched her several times."
In a follow-up interview, Murphy said he could not release any additional information due to the children's ages.
"These kids are so young, the courts are set up" for this type of situation, he said, however, "We're not just going to let it go."
In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Thursday to Friday morning:
- Darlene Senn, 40, of Lander, was arrested for perjury.
- County ambulance crews were called out 18 times during this timeframe. Firefighters responded to five calls for service.
The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Thursday, June 14, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Wednesday, June 13, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River near Dubois 434 392
Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 411 329
Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 753 627
Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 43 43
Wind River near Crowheart 2,140 1,820
Wind River near Kinnear 684 546
Wind River at Riverton 142 154
Little Popo Agie River near Lander 118 116
Little Wind River near Riverton 377 421
Wind River above Boysen Reservoir 574 663
Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 219 210
Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1,190 1,190