News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Jul 13, 2012 - Staff
A son was born to Janett SunRhodes, of Arapahoe, on May 27, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces.
Mary Jane Day, of Natchitoches, La., and formerly of Riverton, died July 5, 2012, at her home. A visitation was 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, at the Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches, La. A memorial service was at 11 a.m. in the chapel following the visitation.
Hugh James Simonson, 78, of Lander, died Sunday, July 8, 2012, as the result of injuries sustained in a traffic accident. Cremation has taken place, and there will be a private family service later this summer.
Quienton C. "Chuck" Walton, 80, died July 7, 2012, at his home in Riverton. Memorial services will be at a later date.
Wayne L. Warwick, 79, of Riverton and formerly of Minnesota, died Sunday, July 1, 2012, at his home. A celebration of life will be 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at the family home at 761 Eight Mile Road. The family asks that visitors bring a written story to share. Cremation has taken place under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.
Gold Rush Days is at the South Pass City State Historic Site, 125 South Pass Main St., South Pass City. This event celebrates life in a western gold camp and includes vintage baseball, gold panning, stamp mill demonstrations, printing press demonstrations and live music.
Geology of the Torrey Valley Trek is at 3 p.m. at the Dubois Museum, 909 W. Ramshorn St., Dubois. The hike covers roughly 2.5 miles. Participants are asked to dress for the changing mountain weather, bring plenty of water and wear sturdy hiking shoes. Participants will carpool to the Whiskey Mountain trailhead.
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 Ann and Andy Lowe (folk music). People interested in playing in the band should arrive at 5:30 p.m. for rehearsals. Concert 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.
Lander Farmers Market is 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Museum of the American West, 1445 Main St., Lander. For more information, contact Alice at 332-5334 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Nowanna at 349-4991.
Children's Summer Reading Program Picnic is at 10:30 a.m. at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave.
Eagle Spirit Dancers is at 7 p.m. July 18 at the Museum of the American West, 1445 Main St., Lander.
Fremont County School District 25 Board Meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Administration Office, 121 N. Fifth St. West, Riverton.
Jackie and Gary, Singing the Good Old Songs Again is at 7 p.m. at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave. Event is free and open to the public.
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In Riverton police reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Justin James, 30, of Riverton, was arrested for a Sweetwater County Warrant.
- Broderick Hopper, 18, of Riverton, was arrested for a Fremont County Warrant.
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Regina Dewey, 37, of Riverton, was arrested for simple assault.
- Silverio Rosalez, 52, of Green River, was arrested for probation revocation.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews responded to 12 calls and firefighters were dispatched three times.
The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Thursday, July 12, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Wednesday, July 11, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River near Dubois 160 165
Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 365 371
Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 581 581
Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 665 690
Wind River near Crowheart 1,820 1,860
Wind River near Kinnear 405 414
Wind River at Riverton 23 25
Little Popo Agie River near Lander 43 45
Little Wind River near Riverton 121 132
Wind River above Boysen Reservoir -- --
Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 234 237
Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1,240 1,280