News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Feb 24, 2012 - Staff
Shirley Asay, 79, of Riverton, died Friday, Feb. 24, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Riverton with the Rev. Father Killian officiating. Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.
Carrie J. McDowell, 51, of rural Riverton, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Morning Star Manor in Fort Washakie. Cremation has taken place and no services will be held. Memorials may be made to the Riverton Animal Shelter/PAWS. Online condolences may be made at www.theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Former Riverton resident Wayne G. "Duke" Richey, 80, of Sisters, Oregon, died on Monday, Feb. 20. A private celebration of life will take place at a later date. Arrangements are by Baird Funeral Home of Bend, OR www.bairdmortuaries.com Memorials may be made to: Partners in Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, OR 97701 www.partnersbend.org
Longtime Riverton resident June Riley-Beckwith, 92, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. Memorial services are at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at St. James Episcopal Church in Riverton.
In Riverton police reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Jason Moon, 36, of Ethete, was arrested for public intoxication.
- William Topaum, 34, of Ethete, was arrested on municipal court warrants.
- Steven Amos, 40, of Ethete, was arrested for public intoxication.
- Jess Walthers, 23, of Riverton, was arrested on a municipal court warrant.
- Alfred Redman, 36, of Ethete, was arrested for public intoxication.
- James Oldman, 47, of Ethete, was arrested on a municipal court warrant.
- Jeramie Lewis, 26, of Riverton, was arrested on a Fremont County warrant and on a felony warrant out of California.
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Amber Donovan, 27, of Riverton, was arrested for failure to appear.
- Terence Hanway, 22, of Lander, was arrested for drug court violation.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews responded to 17 calls for assistance and firefighters were dispatched four times.
Leonardo Live in HD at Lander Library is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Fremont County Library, 200 Amoretti St., Lander. Art lovers will be able to experience LEONARDO LIVE, a satellite-delivered HD presentation of the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition "Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan," captured at the U.K. National Gallery. LEONARDO LIVE offers an unprecedented opportunity for audiences to experience these da Vinci works. For more information, visit http://www.leonardolivehd.com/. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students. For more information, call the library at 332-5194, or visit http://www.fclsonline.org/.
Camelot is at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre at Central Wyoming College. The magic continues as Lerner and Loewe, the creators of "Brigadoon" and "My Fair Lady," tell the story of King Arthur and the knights of the round table. For more information, visit www.cwc.edu.
Wyoming State Winter Fair Livestock Show is Feb. 25 at the Lander Old Timers Rodeo Arena. For more information, visit http://www.wyomingstatewinterfair.org/fair/livestock.html.
Bookmaking is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St., Lander, WY 82520. Class starts by making an altered book, followed by a unique book binding project and lastly, a mini book necklace. Participants should bring their own unique object pair such as flip flops, shells, or rulers for the unique book binding project. Cost for the class is $25, supplies are $10.
Monthly Fun Club-Obstacle Courses and Open Gym is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Tonkin Activity Center. Sign up for one Saturday or sign up for them all. Once a month we will have an exciting and entertaining activity for your preschooler, ages 3 to 5. Enjoy the structured courses and time for free play in the gym. Cost is $5. For more information, visit www.cwc.edu/what/recreation.
Mother and Daughter Tea is 11 a.m. Feb. 25 at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park, Riverton, for girls age 5 to 7. Registration is required.
Mardi Gras Masked Ball is 6 p.m. Feb. 25 at the National Guard Armory. Event includes dinner, music and a live auction. Masks will be available at the door for purchase (only checks and cash will be accepted). Cost is $50. For more information, call Child Development Services of Fremont County at 856-4337 or 332-5508.
Camelot is at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre at Central Wyoming College. The magic continues as Lerner and Loewe, the creators of "Brigadoon" and "My Fair Lady," tell the story of King Arthur and the knights of the round table. For more information, visit www.cwc.edu.