News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Aug 2, 2012 - Staff
A daughter was born to Jill Neville, of Yelm, Wash., and Joe Atkin, of Lander, at 3:05 p.m. July 28, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces.
A son was born to Kris Berg and Randy S. Edgeington, of Riverton, at 10:22 a.m. July 18, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces.
A son was born to Rashelle Foos and Charlie Gemkow, of Riverton, at 9:55 a.m. July 24, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces.
A son was born to Anjelicia Addison, of Ethete, and Raymundo Hernandez-Curiel, of Rawlins, April 12, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces.
Julian P. Reed, 86, the father of Lander residents Donald Reed and Juleann Reed, died July 30, 2012, at Care Source Hospice in Salt Lake City. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at the Fort Duchesne gym, Fort Duchesne, Utah. A wake will be after 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at the gym as well. Burial will be in the Reed Cemetery in Farmcreek with military honors by the Veterans of Foreign War.
Archaeology with Altitude Gala is in Dubois. Join the University of Wyoming's Frison Institute and the Dubois Museum in a daylong fundraising celebration of cutting-edge high altitude archaeology. The day's festivities include a hands-on workshop on hunting of prehistoric animals and a tour of teepee rings. In the evening, come to the Headwaters for an evening of Wyoming elegance with a banquet catered by PayŠ, followed by archaeologist Dr. Jason LaBelle, director of the Center for Mountain and Plains Archaeology and president of the Colorado Archaeological Society. Workshops are $25 each, and the banquet is $60. For more information or to make reservations, call 455-2284 or visit www.duboismuseum.org.
Motorcycle Poker Run is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Longhorn Ranch Motel, RV and Campground, 5810 U.S. 26, Dubois. There will be a barbecue at the end of the poker run, serving burgers, brats and beans, beer and music. The public is welcome. Half of the proceeds will benefit the Chance Phelps Foundation. The other half of the proceeds will go to the winner of the run. For more information, call 455-2413 or visit www.chancephelps.org.
Pioneer Village Day is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Museum of the American West, 1445 Main St., Lander.
Atlantic City Open House and Art Walk is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Atlantic City. There will be a poker crawl: pick up cards at five stations and win a prize. Miners Grubsteak will have a grand reopening of the remodeled cafe and bar, and vendors will set up in the Grubsteak yard. For more information, call Jo Trumble at 714-0717.
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.
Riverton Elks Demolition Derby, presented by Bailey Tire & Oil, is at 7:30 p.m. at the Fremont County Fairgrounds, 705 Fairgrounds Road, Riverton. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children. Event is part of the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo.
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In Riverton police reports from Wednesday to Thursday morning:
- Denise Piper, 29, of Ethete, was arrested for a municipal court warrant.
- Michael Muije, 51, of Rock Springs, was arrested for a Sweetwater County warrant.
- Charlie Whiteman, 35, of Arapahoe, was arrested for shoplifting and possession of marijuana.
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Wednesday to Thursday morning:
- Katrina Garwood, 51, of Dubois, was arrested for driving under the influence.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews were dispatched 14 times and firefighters responded to five 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 Wednesday, Aug. 1, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Tuesday, July 31, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River near Dubois 109 109
Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 357 361
Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake -- --
Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 677 625
Wind River near Crowheart 1,350 1,330
Wind River near Kinnear 383 395
Wind River at Riverton 51 50
Little Popo Agie River near Lander 22 22
Little Wind River near Riverton 49 49
Wind River above Boysen Reservoir 241 244
Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 294 292
Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1,070 1,060