News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Aug 10, 2012 - Staff
Louise "Gigi" Marie Ellerby, 79, formerly of Lander, died Friday, July 20, 2012, while surrounded by loved ones after battling cancer for several years. Private services will be at a later date.
Larry O. Reed, 69, of Riverton, died Friday, July 27, at his home. Cremation has taken place, and no services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.
Helena Evelyn Shelden, 85, of Lander, died Aug. 7, 2012, at the Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 875 Fremont, Lander. A graveside service will also be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Montana State Veterans Cemetery at Fort Harrison, Helena, Mont.
Gregory Bruce Trosper Sr., 38, of Ethete, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in his home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at the Wyoming Indian Elementary School under the direction of the Hudson's Funeral Home of Lander. An evening service will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, also at the Wyoming Indian Elementary School with a wake to follow at the home of Merton Trosper, 124 Trosper Lane, Ethete.
Exploring Rock Creek is Aug. 11 to Aug. 12. The WWA will be teaming up with the Tom Allen family to explore the most primitive and inspiring parts of Rock Creek recommended wilderness. Tom, who passed away in 2011, was a longtime Wilderness advocate and early explorer of Rock Creek recommended wilderness. On this off-trail, overnight adventure, participants will attempt to find the locations of the amazing Rock Creek photographs taken by Tom Allen in the early 1970s. These opportunities are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Carolyn Schroth at 672-2751 or visit WWA's website at www.wildwyo.org.
Dubois High School All Class Reunion is Aug. 10 to Aug. 12. For more information, call 455-3946.
Riverton High School Class of 1977 Reunion/Get Together is Aug. 11 to Aug. 12. The group is planning to play golf Saturday and have a possible lake outing in the afternoon. For more information contact email@example.com.
Dubois High School Reunion Breakfast is 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Nostalgia Bistro, 202 E. Ramshorn St. For more information, call Michelle at 455-3946.
Seventeenth Annual Dubois Quilt Festival is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Headwaters Arts & Conference Center, 20 Stalnaker St., Dubois. Last year's festival featured more than 140 quilt art pieces. Admission is $2. A queen-sized quilt "Shining Light" will be raffled. For more information, call Annie Wolnick at 455-3307.
Jade Lake Trek is at 1 p.m. at the Dubois Museum. Participants will carpool to Brooks Lake. The free tour features the unique geology of the Dubois area. For more information, call 455-2284 or visit www.duboismuseum.org.
Good Sams Meeting and Dinner is at 5 p.m. at Archer's Buffet and Grill, 400 N. Federal Blvd., Riverton. The group will be planning for a campout at the Medicine Wheel in Hyattville. Everyone is welcome to come and see what the group is about.
Tuesday Night Square Dancing is at the Rustic Pine Tavern Frontier Room, 119 E. Ramshorn St., Dubois. For more information, call 455-2430.
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In Riverton police reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Rupert Brown, 34, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication.
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Michael Mathews, 29, of Riverton, was arrested for interference with police.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews responded to 13 calls for service and firefighters were dispatched twice.
The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Thursday, Aug. 9, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Wednesday, Aug. 8, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River near Dubois 95 95
Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 300 293
Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake -- --
Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 910 817
Wind River near Crowheart 1,530 1,440
Wind River near Kinnear 378 379
Wind River at Riverton 52 46
Little Popo Agie River near Lander 55 54
Little Wind River near Riverton 40 42
Wind River above Boysen Reservoir 449 445
Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 294 290
Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1,110 1,100