News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Aug 23, 2012 - Staff
A son was born to Rachel and Robert Weber, of Lander, at 4:10 p.m. March 29, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 6.9 ounces.
Cordelia S. Eagle Goggles, 78, died Monday, Aug. 20, at the Riverton Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at 26 Arroyo Lane in rural Riverton. Burial will be at the Wolfrang Cemetery. A service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at 26 Arroyo Lane, with an all night wake to follow. Services are under the direction of the Hudson's Funeral Home of Lander.
Esther Haun, 96, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Westward Heights Nursing Home in Lander. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at Trinity Lutheran Church, with Pastor Dave Magruder officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Viewing will be 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Davis Funeral Home. Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
Low Water Stream Band Show is at the Lander Bar, 126 Main St., Lander.
Community Health Fair, sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Dubois, is 9 a.m. to noon at the Dubois High School Auditorium, 314 Helmer St., Dubois. Attendees can pick up screening results and receive health-related information.
Historic Ranches Tour is at 9 a.m. at the Dubois Museum. Program fee is $35 and includes a catered lunch and all-day tour of the Lazy L & B and Bitterroot ranches. Reservations are required. For more information, call 455-2284 or visit www.duboismuseum.org.
Sweetwater Rocks Archeological Hike is at noon at the Sweetwater Rocks Wilderness Study Area. Join award-winning BLM archeologist Craig Bromley on a daylong exploration. This unique geologic region holds numerous archeological, cultural and historical treasures to discover. For more information, call 455-2751 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Liberty Quartet in Concert is at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 406 E. Sunset Drive, Riverton.
Erik Weihenmayer Presentation is at 7 p.m. at Lander Valley High School, 350 Baldwin Creek Road, Lander. A blind adventurer, Erik Weihenmayer, who has climbed the summit of the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, is the keynote speaker for Central Wyoming College's first Wind River Outdoor Writers Conference. This event is open to the public. Weihenmayer is the author of "Touch the Top of the World" and was honored as the Outdoor Industry Association's 2011 Inspirational Person of the Year, alongside the National Outdoor Leadership School.
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In Riverton Police Department reports Wednesday to Thursday morning:
- Melinda Williams, 42, of Riverton, was arrested for probation revocatin.
In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Tuesday to Thursday morning:
- Members of the Fremont County Fire Protection District responded at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to reports of a structure fire in the 300 block of 17 Mile Road near Ethete. Deputy chief Dan Oakley said a barn, a shed and some empty corrals were destroyed in the blaze, which is under investigation. Owners of the property were in their house at the time of the fire, but Oakley said flames did not threaten the home.
"Upon arrival, the main concern was to protect the hay stack that was threatened by the fire so we didn't lose any of the feed," Oakley said. "Then we just contained the fire to the area that was already burning."
He said firefighters remained on scene for about three hours.
- Belinda Ellis, 52, of Riverton, was arrested for failure to appear.
- Sterling Blackburn, 21, of Arapahoe, was arrested for driving under the influence, no driver's license and interference at about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday on Oak Lane in Wind River Estates.
The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Wednesday, Aug. 22, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Tuesday, Aug. 21, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River near Dubois 87 93
Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 272 249
Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 220 226
Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 1,340 1,290
Wind River near Crowheart 1,670 1,620
Wind River near Kinnear 371 373
Wind River at Riverton 41 45
Little Popo Agie River near Lander 52 52
Little Wind River near Riverton 33 33
Wind River above Boysen Reservoir 435 440
Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 258 265
Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1,000 1,030