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Aug 29, 2012 - Staff

Births

COOPER

A daughter was born to Chelsey Trehearne and Jeff Cooper II, of Riverton, at 12:55 a.m. Aug. 13, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces.

DECHERT

A son was born to Elizabeth and Stephen Dechert, of Pavillion, at 12:17 p.m. Aug. 4, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces.

FASTHORSE

A daughter was born to Tori St. Clair and Kym FastHorse, of Lander, at 5:40 a.m. Aug. 10, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 15.4 ounces.

GEMKOW

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.

HERNANDEZ

A son was born to Stephanie Hines, of St. Louis, and Jacob Hernandez, of Riverton, at 5:29 a.m. Aug. 12, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8.3 pounds.

JOHNSON

A son was born to Kayla and David Johnson, of Kinnear, at 2:26 p.m. Aug. 7, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces.

Deaths

DURGIN

Merle Durgin, 76, of Fremont County, died Monday, Aug. 27, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. Services are pending. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.

ELLISON

Victoria Lee "Vicky" Ellison, 61, of Lander, died Friday, Aug. 24, in Salt Lake City. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at the Senior Center in Shoshoni. Interment will follow at the Lakeview Cemetery in Shoshoni. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at Davis Funeral Home, which is charge of arrangements.

STRANNIGAN

Former Riverton High School educator, coach and activities director William A. "Bill" Strannigan, 80, died Monday, Aug. 27, at home in Riverton. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at the United Methodist Church In Riverton. Viewing will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at Davis Funeral Home.

WALKER

Diedra "Didi" Louise Walker, 52, died Friday, Aug. 24, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was the daughter of John and Sandra Walker of Lander. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at the home of Lisa Dawson, 301 Riverview Road.

WRIGHT

Clara Wright, 73, died Friday, Aug. 24, surrounded by her family at the Morning Star Manor in Fort Washakie. She will be buried in her hometown of Heyburn, Idaho, where a graveside service will be performed.

Community calendar

AUG. 31

Screen Door Porch Show is at the Lander Bar, 126 Main St., Lander.

Emergency calls

In Riverton Police Department reports Tuesday to Wednesday morning:

- Christopher Flores, 34, of Ethete, was arrested on a Hot Springs County warrant at about 1:10 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard.

- Hayes Goggles, 46, of Riverton, was arrested on a municipal warrant and for public intoxication at about 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of East Main Street.

- Clowry Means, 45, of Riverton, was arrested on municipal warrants and for public intoxication at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of East Main Street.

In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Tuesday to Wednesday morning:

- Benard King, 47, of Riverton, was arrested for registration violation, driving under the influence, speeding, driving under suspension and no insurance.

- Michael Mason, 42, of Riverton, was arrested for probation violation.

Streamflows

The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Tuesday, Aug. 28, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Monday, Aug. 27, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.

Wind River near Dubois 80 82

Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 246 208

Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 175 --

Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 1,380 1,380

Wind River near Crowheart 1,630 1,650

Wind River near Kinnear 351 370

Wind River at Riverton 34 32

Little Popo Agie River near Lander 40 43

Little Wind River near Riverton 28 29

Wind River above Boysen Reservoir 413 417

Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 350 361

Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 942 987

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