News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Aug 17, 2012 - Staff
Marlys Andrews, 50, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at her home because of a sudden illness. Memorial services were at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at Rocky Mountain Hall at Fort Washakie with traditional Indian funeral services with Harrison Shoyo Jr. and Arlen Shoyo officiating. Interment will be in the Wind Dancer Cemetery at Fort Washakie. Services are provided by Wind Dancer Funeral Home.
Lt. Col. David "Bo" Coats, 81, formerly of Shoshoni, died Sunday, Aug. 5, in Titusville, Fla., surrounded by his loving family. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton with Pastor Mark Thurman of the United Methodist Church officiating. Graveside services with full military honors will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Following the service, a celebration of his life is planned at 3 p.m. at the Rustic Pine Tavern in Dubois.
Kelly "Cowboy Caveman" Corcoran, 50, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Central Wyoming Hospice home in Casper. According to his wishes, cremation has taken place. A service will be at a later date at the Set Free Church in Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.
Kevin James Griffin, 45, formerly of Riverton, died Aug. 9, while on military duty in Afghanistan. Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at Swan Law Funeral Directors. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Soldiers Memorial Chapel on the Fort Carson Army base. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.
Arabelle "Bing" Hime, 85, formerly of Fremont County, died Aug. 15, 2012, at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at the Hudson Funeral Home in Lander. There will be a viewing one hour before the service.
Alice List, 85, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Riverton Memorial Hospital. According to her wishes cremation has taken place, and there will be no services. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.
James Michael Patik, 65, died Sunday, Aug. 5, in Fort Collins, Colo. Memorial services will be at a later date.
Edna Schilling, 88, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.
Crowheart Butte Battle Historical Days and Powwow is Aug. 17 to Aug. 19 at 33 Old Yellowstone Highway.
Evening in Casper meets at 2 p.m. at the Shoshoni Recreation District building, 97 S. Maple St., Shoshoni. The afternoon will start by walking through the Nicolaysen Museum in Casper, then dinner at Old Chicago, finished off with a murder/mystery tour by Painted Past Production. This event is $20 and dinner is included. Transportation will be provided by the SRD.
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In Riverton police reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Clowry Means, 45, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication.
- Coreen Addison, 36, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication and child engagement.
- Deanne Coando, 38, of Fort Washakie, was arrested for a Fremont County warrant.
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Katherine Garrett, 33, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews were dispatched 14 times and firefighters responded to four 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 Thursday, Aug. 16, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Wednesday, Aug. 15, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River near Dubois 87 86
Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 275 273
Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 244 --
Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 1,230 1,230
Wind River near Crowheart 1,600 1,610
Wind River near Kinnear 379 380
Wind River at Riverton 58 53
Little Popo Agie River near Lander 55 53
Little Wind River near Riverton 38 38
Wind River above Boysen Reservoir 449 447
Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 304 284
Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1,080 1,100