Jul 27, 2012 Staff



Walter John Brown, 42, of Arapahoe, died July 27, 2012, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, at Blue Sky Hall in Ethete. Rosary is at 7 p.m. Monday, July 30, at Blue Sky Hall. Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home


Sharon Elaine Graves, 70, relative of Fremont County residents, died July 23, 2012, at West Park Long Term Care Center in Cody from complications of a stroke she suffered in 2008. A memorial service will be at a later date in Ruskin, Fla.

Community calendar


Tie Hack Tour is July 29 in Dubois. This driving and hiking tour of the Union Pass tie hack sites is free. For more information, call 455-2284 or visit

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

Cowboy and Ranch Gear Consignment Auction by Hardin Auctioneering is 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the lot next door to Antler Workshop and Gallery, Dubois. Auction preview is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. To become a consigner or donate, call 455-2218.

Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? is at 2:30 p.m. July 29 in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center dance studio at Central Wyoming College, Riverton. Tickets are $5 at the door.

A Night of Country Music with Jan Marrou is at 6 p.m. at the Rustic Pine Tavern, 119 E. Ramshorn St., Dubois. Tickets are $10.

Rancher Rodeo, presented by Stallion Oilfield Services, is at 7:30 p.m. at the Fremont County Fairgrounds, 705 Fairgrounds Road, Riverton. Event is part of the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo.


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 group is the Wyoming Jazz Educators Big Band and Jazz Choir. People interested in playing in the band should arrive at 5:30 p.m. for rehearsals. Concert is free.

PRCA Ram Rodeo, presented by Fremont Motors, is at 7:30 p.m. at the Fremont County Fairgrounds, 705 Fairgrounds Road, Riverton. Event is part of the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo.


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 or Nowanna at 349-4991.

Ladies Night Out is at 7 p.m. at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave. The event will showcase Fremont County's women in the arts.

PRCA Ram Rodeo, presented by Fremont Motors, is at 7:30 p.m. at the Fremont County Fairgrounds, 705 Fairgrounds Road, Riverton. Night's theme is "Tough Enough to Wear Pink" and Benefit Auction for Fremont County Tough Enough Cancer Fund.

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

Emergency calls

In Riverton police reports from Thursday to Friday 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 Thursday to Friday morning:

- Brandi Martin, 18, of Riverton, was arrested for a warrant (failure to appear).

- Lonnie Reaves, 59, of Lander, was arrested for bond revocation.

- During the same time period, ambulance crews were called out 13 times and firefighters responded to four calls for service.

- At 4:21 p.m., firefighters responded to a structure fire at 33 Plunkett Field Road in Ethete. Lander Rural Fire chief Dave Peevey said a garage behind a trailer house caught fire.

"I believe it started by a compost pile, and I think it burned across the grass and caught it on fire," he said.

The trailer house was not damaged but the garage burnt down, Peevey said.

"It was fully engulfed when we got there," he said.

Lander Rural and Fort Washakie firefighters remained on scene for 90 minutes. Peevey said there were no injuries.


The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Thursday, July 26, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Wednesday, July 25, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.

Wind River near Dubois 129 140

Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 327 363

Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 461 478

Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 516 517

Wind River near Crowheart 1,550 1,570

Wind River near Kinnear 454 460

Wind River at Riverton 46 46

Little Popo Agie River near Lander 27 28

Little Wind River near Riverton 55 58

Wind River above Boysen Reservoir -- --

Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 269 278

Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1,060 1,060

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