News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Sep 18, 2012 - Staff
Sandra Comer, 63, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, Sept. 8, in Salt Lake City.
Lucas Michael Myhre, 27, died Thursday, Sept. 13, in Riverton.
Edwin "Ed" Vermillion, 97, of Riverton, died Monday, Sept. 17, at Wind River Health Care Center. Services are pending through Davis Funeral Home.
CanTeen MadLibs and Gaming is 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Lander Library, 200 Amoretti St., Lander.
Lower Wind River Conservation Board of Supervisors Meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 19 in the conference room of the USDA Service Center. The meeting is open to the public.
Wind River Reservation Tribal Farmers Market is 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the post office parking lot, Fort Washakie.
Soroptimist Fancy Hats Tea Party is 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the REACH Center, 622 N. Eighth St. W., Riverton. Come enjoy tea, wine, chocolate and hors d'oeuvres. Please RSVP to Kay at 851-4174 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Craig Johnson Book Signing is at 6:30 p.m. at Main Street Books, 300 Main St., Lander. Craig Johnson, author of the Sheriff Walt Longmire novels that inspired the TV series "Longmire," will be doing a book signing. For more information, call Amanda Winchester at 322-7661.
In Fremont County Sheriff's Office weekend reports through Tuesday morning:
- Robert Behan, 19, of Riverton, was arrested at about 8:40 a.m. Friday at his home in the 900 block of East Monroe Avenue for allegedly assaulting a woman at the residence. Officials said the reporting party indicated that Behan was possibly armed with a knife. Upon arrival at the scene, officers detained Behan, who was later arrested for domestic violence battery/simple assault. Deputies did not find any evidence that Behan had threatened anyone with a knife.
- Larry Duran, 43, of Lander, was arrested at about 2:30 p.m. Friday for pedestrian under the influence in the 10000 block of Wyoming Highway 789. According to reports, Duran had been running out onto the highway and into the path of oncoming traffic in the area of milepost 101. When they arrived at the scene, deputies said two citizens who had stopped to assist were holding Duran down in a barrow ditch. Officials learned that Duran had been the passenger in a vehicle that was headed north toward Riverton. An argument reportedly ensued, and the driver of the vehicle reportedly stopped the car. Duran reportedly left the vehicle and began to run out into traffic on the highway. Officials said Duran was heavily intoxicated, and no injuries or collisions resulted from his actions.
- Zachariah Johnson, 25, of Lander, was arrested on a warrant for probation revocation.
- Jeffery King, 57, of Saint Johns, Ariz., was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear.
- Jesse Montanez, 36, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for probation revocation.
- Jesse Walthers, 23, of Riverton, was arrested on three warrants for failure to appear.
- James Casteel, 58, of Cheyenne, was arrested on a Converse County warrant.
In Riverton Police Department weekend reports through Tuesday morning:
- Clinton Marburger, 36, of Riverton, was arrested for probation revocation.
- Dawson Smith, 27, of Riverton, was arrested on a municipal warrant at about 12:55 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of South Seventh Street East.
- Bryan Antelope, 20, of Riverton, was arrested on a municipal warrant at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East Main Street.
- Jerome C'Hair, 50, of St. Stephens, was arrested on a municipal warrant at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East Main Street.
- Derrald Antelope, 49, of Ethete, was arrested for public intoxication and on municipal warrants at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of North Federal Boulevard.
- Charlene Yellowfox, 47, of Riverton, was arrested on municipal warrants at about 9:15 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of North Seventh Street East.
- Vanessa Seminole, 27, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication and resisting arrest at about 1:50 a.m. Sunday in the 500 block of East Main Street. Officers were responding to calls about a fight.
- Frantasia Maldonado, 23, of Riverton, was arrested on municipal warrants at about 6:20 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Apache Avenue.
- Ivan Wanstall, 48, of Ethete, was arrested for public nudity and possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) at about 4:45 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of West Adams Avenue.
- Kincaid Duran, 42, of Riverton, was arrested on municipal warrants at about 5:45 p.m. Sunday on North Broadway. With him was Mitchell Lavallie, 36, of Arapahoe, who was arrested on a warrant out of Hill County, Mont.
- Navada Whiting-Piapot, 23, of Riverton, was arrested on a municipal warrant at about 8:20 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of North Broadway.
- Delight SunRhodes, 28, of Riverton, was arrested on a municipal warrant at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of South Federal Boulevard. Also arrested was Loretta SunRhodes, 33, of Riverton, for public intoxication and on a municipal warrant.
- Sylvia Friday, 31, of Riverton, was arrested on a municipal warrant at about 11 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Apache Avenue.
- Robert Richards, 35, of Riverton, was arrested on a Fremont County warrant at about 5:15 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of Spencer Street.
- April Perry, 30, of Riverton, was arrested for disturbing the peace at about 7 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of West Adams Avenue.
- Marlis Hill, 26, of Lander, was arrested for shoplifting and on a Fremont County warrant at about 8:35 p.m. Monday at Walmart.
- Delmer Duran, 44, of Riverton, was arrested for domestic violence assault at about 8:45 p.m. Monday in the 2400 block of East Adams Avenue.
- David Killsree, 34, of Riverton, was arrested on municipal warrants at about 9:15 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of Eagle Drive.
The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Monday, Sept. 17, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Sunday, Sept. 16, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River near Dubois 76 75
Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 113 128
Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 110 112
Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 836 863
Wind River near Crowheart 1,040 1,050
Wind River near Kinnear 333 333
Wind River at Riverton 70 55
Little Popo Agie River near Lander 17 17
Little Wind River near Riverton 45 45
Wind River above Boysen Reservoir -- --
Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 329 318
Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 828 827