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Sep 20, 2012 - Staff



A son was born to Aubree and Keith Poston, of Lander, at 11:55 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces.


A son was born to Crystal Dresser and Shaw Whiteman, of Riverton, at 8:15 a.m. Aug. 22, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces.


A son was born to Sarah and Elmer Witzel, of Riverton, at 7:23 p.m. March 17, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds.


A son was born to Natasha Rose Ynostrosa, of Fort Washakie, at 5:18 a.m. June 27, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces.



Barbara J. Madson, 66, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne after a short battle with cancer. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 29 at Faith Lutheran Church in Lander. Her ashes will be interned at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, Nev.

Community calendar

SEPT. 22

Dubois Fire Department Benefit is at Antelope Hills Golf Course, 126 Clubhouse Drive, Dubois. For more information, call 455-2888.

First Annual Lander Mountain Bike Race Jurassic Classic, hosted by the Lander Cycling Club, is at 8 a.m. at Johnny Behind the Rocks. For more information, visit http://landercycling.org. Race fees are $25 in advance, $35 the day of the event.

Clothing Giveaway is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wind River Lutheran Church. Everyone is welcome.

First Annual 4-H Consignment Auction is 10 a.m. to noon at the Fremont County Fairgrounds, 705 Fairgrounds Road, Riverton. Consignments of farm equipment, lawn and garden equipment, recreational, tools and related items. Consignments can be brought from noon to 5 p.m. and until 9:30 a.m. Sept. 22. For more information, call the extension office at 857-3654 or 332-2363.

White Buffalo Recovery Center Recovery Walk 2012 is at 10 a.m. from the 789 truck stop to City Park in Riverton. There will be food, speakers and T-shirts.

Dubois Chamber of Commerce Annual Fundraiser and Raffle is at 5 p.m. at Headwaters Arts and Conference Center, 20 Stalnaker St., Dubois. Tickets are $50. For more information, call 455-2556 or visit www.duboiswyomingchamber.org.

Pheasants Forever Sports Challenge is 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Heritage Hall at the Fremont County Fairgrounds, 705 Fairgrounds Road, Riverton. Win guns, bows, optics and other prizes. Tickets are $50. Participants must be 18 or older. For more information, call Casey at 851-5300.

4 (or more) in 24 is 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre at Central Wyoming College, Riverton. This is the 24-hour marathon production of 4 (or more) in 24: the Political Edition. The directing, designing and rehearsals all come together in just one day. Tickets are $5.

Emergency calls

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

• Wendall Antelope, 34, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear at about11:20 a.m. Wednesday on Snowberry Lane north of Riverton.

• Richard Dale Brown, 58, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for contempt of court.

• Jude Jenkins, 31, of Riverton, was arrested on two charges of child endangering, two charges of no restraint and for driving under the influence, driving under suspension, no insurance and a warrant for failure to appear.

• Benita Smith, 46, of Kinnear, was arrested for driving under the influence and no insurance.

In Riverton Police Department reports Wednesday to Thursday morning:

•No arrests were recorded during this timeframe.


The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Wednesday, Sept. 19, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Tuesday, Sept. 18, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.

Wind River near Dubois 74 76

Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 126 113

Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 102 106

Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 634 755

Wind River near Crowheart 857 963

Wind River near Kinnear 262 299

Wind River at Riverton 52 68

Little Popo Agie River near Lander 16 16

Little Wind River near Riverton 46 45

Wind River above Boysen Reservoir 257 258

Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 294 286

Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 818 819

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