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Jul 26, 2012 - Staff



A son was born to Andrea and Cole Watson, of Riverton, at 3:47 a.m. June 14, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 1.2 ounces.



Dean Alexander Dewey, 44, died Sunday, July 22, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at St. Stephens Catholic Church with Father John Gaffney officiating. Interment will follow at Araphahoe Catholic Cemetery. A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday, July 27, at St. Stephens Catholic Church with a wake to follow at the family home, 393 Left Hand Ditch Road.


Zona Moss, 70, of Ethete, died July 24, 2012, at the Lander Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at the Blue Sky Hall in Ethete. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Blue Sky Hall with the service at 7 p.m. The all night wake will take place at 456 Ethete Road following the services at Blue Sky Hall. Services are under the direction of Hudson's Funeral Home of Lander.

Community calendar


Two-Day Journaling Workshop with Hannah Hinchman is July 28 and July 29 near Dubois. For more information, call 455-2751 or e-mail at carolyn@wildwyo.org.

Go Fremont County! Second Annual Sprint Triathlon is at 7 a.m. at the Riverton Aquatic Center, 2001 W. Sunset Drive, Riverton. This event is a sprint triathlon which includes a 606-yard swim in the Riverton Aquatic Center, a 13-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile run. Individual and relay team entries are accepted. Registration is $40. For more information, call 851-0478 or visit www.gofremontcounty.com.

Red Desert Tours, promoted by the Wyoming Association of Churches, is 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 28 and meets at the rest station opposite Oregon Buttes near the Sweetwater River on Highway 28. Advance registration is needed. Register online at www.wyomingassociationofchurches.org or contact Chesie Lee at 761-0755 or chesie@vcn.com.

Children's Stick Horse Rodeo is at 9 a.m. at the Corner Park (next to the Rustic Pine Tavern), Dubois.

Cowboy Parade is at 10 a.m. July 28 from Dubois Town Park to the Rustic Pine Tavern. For more information, e-mail duboismainstreetprogram@gmail.com.

Beer and Whiskey Tasting is at noon at Dubois Restaurants and Bars.

SASS Shoot is at noon at the Dubois Gun Club.

CanTeen Summer Reading Program Finale is 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lander Library, 200 Amoretti St., Lander. Food, games and awards will be given to top readers.

Jared Rogerson Concert is at 2 p.m. at the Corner Park (next to the Rustic Pine Tavern, 119 E. Ramshorn St.), Dubois. The performance is free.

Third Annual Theatrical Shoot Out Downtown is at 4 p.m. July 28 next to the Outlaw Saloon, Dubois. Event is free.

Fremont County Fair Parade is at 6 p.m. July 28 on Main Street, Riverton. The parade's theme is "The Best Days of Summer." Parade entry forms are available at the Fremont County Fair building. For more information, call Mary Ellen Christensen at 851-5432.

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 alicebrew02@gmail.com or Nowanna at 349-4991.

Westernaires' Precision Equine Drill Team Performance is at 7 p.m. at the Clarence Allison Memorial Rodeo Arena, Dubois. Tickets are $5.

Redneck Relays, presented by Bailey Enterprises, is at 7:30 p.m. at the Fremont County Fairgrounds, 705 Fairgrounds Road, Riverton. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Event is part of the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo.

Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? is at 7:30 p.m. July 28 in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center dance studio at Central Wyoming College, Riverton. CWC theater students and alumni present the Tony Award-winning play by Edward Albee. Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information or to reserve early tickets, e-mail Mike Myers at mmyers@cwc.edu or call at 855-2217.

Star Gazing Party is 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Central Wyoming College, Riverton. Evening will be led by professors Suki Smaglik and Bill Finney. Space is limited. Sign up at the Riverton Branch Library for more information.

To add an event to the community calendar, please e-mail the information to fremontnews@wyoming.com and include "community calendar" in the subject line.

Emergency calls

In Riverton police reports from Wednesday to Thursday morning:

- Douglas Johnson, 21, of Riverton, was arrested for theft.

- Nelson Duran, 32, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication.

In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Wednesday to Thursday morning:

- There were no arrests made during this time frame.

- The Fremont County Search and Rescue assisted Sublette County rescuing a female injured in an ATV wreck Wednesday afternoon at Granite Lake near Dubois.

According to the sheriff's office dispatch log, at 3:16 p.m. on Wednesday, police received a call from a woman about her and her 25-year-old daughter who were riding an ATV when it flipped backwards.

Sheriff's Capt. Ryan Lee said the victim's injuries were non-life threatening. The crash occurred just inside Sublette County near the Fremont County boundary line.

- During the same time period, ambulance crews responded to 11 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 Wednesday, July 25, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Tuesday, July 24, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.

Wind River near Dubois 140 138

Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 363 365

Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 478 480

Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 517 530

Wind River near Crowheart 1,570 1,570

Wind River near Kinnear 460 458

Wind River at Riverton 46 43

Little Popo Agie River near Lander 28 29

Little Wind River near Riverton 58 60

Wind River above Boysen Reservoir -- --

Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 278 277

Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1,060 1,060

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