News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Jun 27, 2012 - Staff
Juanita Gail Hill, 61, died Tuesday, June 19, at her home in Rock Springs, following a battle with lung cancer. She was the daughter of Emma Jean Ross of Lander. Memorial services were Saturday, June 23, at the Mount of Olives Lutheran Church in Rock Springs.
Sandra R. "Sandy" Lloyd, 60, died Thursday, June 21, at her home in Casper. Memorial services are at 1 p.m. Monday, July 2, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lander. Inurnment follows at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander. Rosary is at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Memorials may be made to the Holy Rosary Youth Fund.
Dona Macon, of Riverton, died Thursday, June 21. Celebration of life is at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at the First Baptist Church in Riverton. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Gideon's International.
A memorial service gathering of friends for Dorothy "Sue" Nigh, 73, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Green River Lakes in Pinedale. Food and drinks will be available at 1 p.m. Sunday. Ms. Nigh, 73, died Friday, March 16, 2012, at her home in Dubois.
Longtime Lander resident David J. Payne, 47, died Tuesday, June 19, at his home surrounded by friends and family after a lengthy battle with multiple sclerosis. Cremation has taken place and memorial services are at 11 a.m. Friday, June 29, at Hudson's Funeral Home in Lander. A celebration of life will follow in Sinks Canyon.
Daniel Schneider, a 16-year resident of Riverton, died Saturday, May 26, in Big Springs, Texas. Burial was beside a deceased son, Brian Joseph, on June 2 at Riverview Memorial Cemetery in Worland.
Nickerson J. Shakespeare, 67, of the Wind River Indian Reservation, died Sunday, June 24, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Friday, June 29, at Blue Sky Hall at Ethete. Interment will be in the Shakespeare Family Cemetery at Ethete. An evening service is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Blue Sky Hall with a wake to follow at the Jimmy Shakespeare residence, No. 765 Ethete Road.
Relay for Life of Lander is at the Lander Valley High School, 350 Baldwin Creek Road, Lander. For more information, visit www.relayforlife.org/landerwy or call Stephanie at (307) 335-6891 or (214) 537-9836.
NEAT (Native Emerging Artist Training) Show Reception is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St., Lander. For more information, call 332-5772 or visit www.landerartcen
ter.com. Event is free.
Sinks Canyon Fireside Speaker Series is at 7 p.m. at the Sinks Canyon Visitor Center, Lander. The Fireside programs are kid-friendly, and guests are more than welcome to bring marshmallows to roast after the program. The program is about Clark's nutcracker with special guest Taza Schaming of Cornell University.
Friday Night Rodeo is at 8 p.m. at the Clarence Allison Arena, Dubois. For more information, call 455-2752.
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In Riverton police reports from Tuesday to Wednesday morning:
- Leland Teran, 59, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication.
- Paul Bell, 50, of Riverton, was arrested for a warrant (failure to appear).
- Nelson Duran, 32, of Riverton, was arrested for a warrant (failure to appear).
- Carlene Headley, 52, of Riverton, was arrested for a warrant (failure to appear).
- Donald Smith, 48, of Riverton, was arrested for a warrant (failure to appear).
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Tuesday to Wednesday morning:
- Kyle Chivers, 22, of Riverton, was arrested for probation revocation.
- During the same time period, firefighters were dispatched eight times and ambulance crews responded to 10 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 Tuesday, June 26, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Monday, June 25, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River near Dubois 342 346
Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 577 541
Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 947 884
Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 596 452
Wind River near Crowheart 2,770 2,560
Wind River near Kinnear 1,270 1,100
Wind River at Riverton 841 724
Little Popo Agie River near Lander 74 77
Little Wind River near Riverton 299 314
Wind River above Boysen Reservoir 1,010 953
Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 253 240
Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1,300 1,290