News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Jun 29, 2012 - Staff
A son was born to Jessica Weaver and Ryan Creek, of Lander, at 11:19 a.m. June 17, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces.
Kenneth Dale Carey, 82, died Tuesday, June 5, at his home in Lander. A viewing was Sunday, June 10, at Hudson's Funeral Home in Lander. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at the Douglas Cemetery.
Judy A. Coats, 67, of Globe, Ariz., who lived in the Lander and Jeffrey City area for some 20 years, died in her sleep Monday, May 28, at her son's home in Kingman, Ariz. A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at the Rose Bud Cemetery, South Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs, Colo. Memorials in her name made to made to Kingman Regional Medical Center Hospice at 1790 Sycamore Ave., Suite No. 5, Kingman, AZ 86409-3619 or a charity of the donor's choice.
Paxton Cody Memorial Bull Riding is at 6 p.m. at the Triple X Rodeo Arena on WIllow Creek Road, Lander. Admission is $5. For more information, visit www.triplexrodeoco.com.
Summer of the Apocalypse, sponsored by Sickboy Entertainment, is at 6 p.m. at Rocky Mountain Hall, Fort Washakie. Tickets are $12. Concert features Straight Line Stitch, Organized Despair and The Mayflower Crash Site.
Eagle Spirit Dancers is at 7 p.m. at the Museum of the American West, 1445 Main St., Lander.
Hot Notes Cool Nights Concert is at 7 p.m. at Riverton City Park. Rain site is the Central Wyoming College Arts Center Gallery. Featured musicians are Tom Amend and Friends (jazz). People interested in playing in the band should arrive at 5:30 p.m. for rehearsals. Concert is free. For more information, contact Robert Hussa at 855-2090 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous Opening Ceremony is at the Rendezvous site on East Monroe Avenue, Riverton. The rendezvous is July 3 to July 7. For more information, visit www.1838rendezvous.com. Admission is free.
Tuesday Night Square Dancing is at the Rustic Pine Tavern Frontier Room, 119 E. Ramshorn St., Dubois. For more information, call 455-2430.
Children's Craft Day is at 10:30 a.m. at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave.
Lander Valley High School Class of 1992 Reunion is at 6 p.m. at Gannett Grill, 126 Main Street, Lander. Hors d'oeuvres will be served, there will be a cash bar and a D.J. The class will have a float in the 4th of July Pioneer Days Parade; classmates will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Pamida parking lot. There will be a family picnic lunch at 12:30 p.m. at Dillon Park.
Indian Powwow is at 6:30 p.m. at the 1838 Rendezvous Site, East Monroe Avenue. For more information, call 856-0706.
Bill's Family Freedom Festival Fireworks is at 9 p.m. (dusk) at 2241 Sinks Canyon Road, Lander. Donations are appreciated. This event is part of the Lander Fourth of July Celebration.
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In Riverton police reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Lionel Brown, 44, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication.
- Mary Addison, 49, of Arapahoe, was arrested for a warrant (contempt of court).
- Denise Piper 29, of Ethete, was arrested for a warrant (failure to appear).
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Stephanie Whitman, 19, of Riverton, was arrested for three counts of burglary.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews responded to 15 calls and firefighters were dispatched eight times.
- At 3:06 p.m., on Thursday, the sheriff's office received a report about two children missing in the area of the LeClair Canal and Cooper Road.
Sheriff's Capt. Ryan Lee said about an hour into the search, the children were located in Riverton safe.
The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Thursday, June 28, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Wednesday, June 27, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River near Dubois 275 319
Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 360 408
Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 858 960
Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 787 754
Wind River near Crowheart 2,880 3,020
Wind River near Kinnear 1,410 1,500
Wind River at Riverton 1,040 1,020
Little Popo Agie River near Lander 67 73
Little Wind River near Riverton 287 296
Wind River above Boysen Reservoir 1,300 1,160
Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 238 239
Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1,330 1,320