News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Mar 9, 2012 - Staff
Former Shoshoni resident John William Henrie Sr., 67, of Arizona, died Sunday, March 4, 2012, at home in Colorado, in the care of his family. A celebration of his life will be at a later date. Memorials may be made in his name to SolAmor Hospice of Denver, 2460 W. 26th Ave., Ste. 300-C, Denver, CO 80211. An online guest book is available at www.horancares.com.
Memorial services for Paul T. Montz, 92, of Riverton, are at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Riverton. Mr. Montz died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. Online condolences may be made at www.theDavisFuneral
Steer Wrestling Clinic is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Equine Center at Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Ave., Riverton.
Local Food Fair sponsored by Central Wyoming College is 9 a.m. to noon at the Intertribal Education and Community Center. The format is informal and producers will have a table to display their products and distribute information to the public about their farm, their products and how consumers can buy from them. This is an opportunity for farms considering expansion into the local market to test the waters and to spread the word. To participate in the food fair, contact Sherry Shelley at 855-2125.
Business Craft Show is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 900 E. Sunset Drive, Riverton. Come enjoy a great day of shopping for gifts and get business ideas to start selling. Vendors include custom hairbows and flowers, Paparazzi Jewelery, Scentsy, Vault Denim, Miche Bags and more. To get a table, call Cindy at 850-6538.
Spring Craft Fair is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Margaret's Gym, Riverton. A variety of crafters and vendors will be present.
Dubois Friends of the Library Book Fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dubois Library, 202 N. First St. For more information, call 455-2992.
Second Saturday for Kids is 10 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month, from January to May, at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St., Lander, WY 82520. This is a series of classes for children ages 6 and older. Topics vary with the seasons and current exhibitions. Cost is $12.50 per class. For more information, visit www.landerartcenter.com.
Wyoming Youth Virtual Hunt is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fremont County Fairgrounds, Fremont Center (old Armory Building), 705 Fairgrounds Road, Riverton. Event is open to children 17 and under. Participants can play hunting video games on big-screen TVs and prizes will be given out. For more information, call Casey Dickinson at 851-5300. Cost is one can of food.
Artist Workshop is 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St., Lander. The Lander Art Center and the Native Emerging Artist Training program present Donald F. Montileaux, master ledger artist. Montileaux will share his professional artist experience, provide art display and presentation ideas, and execute a demo of his art. Montileaux is a world-renowned Oglala Sioux artist, most famous for his drawings and paintings on historical ledger paper. He has received numerous awards for his artwork and has been featured in galleries across the United States. Donald frequently gives back his richness of history and art to students through workshops and trainings. Cost is $30. Past and current NEAT students are free. Pre-registration is encouraged, call 332-5772.
Chamber Ambassador's EXTRAVAGANZA! is 5:30 p.m. to midnight at the Lander Community Center, 950 Buena Vista Drive, Lander. Enjoy finger food, cocktails, a live auction and the ever-popular Thoroughbred Races. Laugh and dance to comedian Kip Attaway. Tickets are $25 per person and are available at the Lander Chamber of Commerce, 160 N. First St., the Pioneer Museum, 1443 Main St., and from any Ambassador. Proceeds from this year's event benefit the Fremont County Pioneer Association. For more information, call the Lander Chamber of Commerce at 332-3892.
Second Saturday Scotch Sampling at Six at 7,600 Feet is 6 p.m. at the Miner's Delight Inn Bed & Breakfast in Atlantic City. Event is $20. For more information, call 332-0248 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stars of Tomorrow is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre at Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Ave., Riverton.
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In Riverton police reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Kenneth Crawford, 20, of Riverton, was arrested for a toxic substance (Air Duster).
- Cathy Walks, 49, of Billings, Mont., was arrested for public intoxication.
- Sheldon Nomee, 37, of Crow Agency, Mont., was arrested for public intoxication and resisting arrest.
- Wolbert Muggleberg, 21, of Riverton, was arrested on Fremont County warrants.
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Shannon Lanham, 33, of Lander, was arrested for drug court.
- Laziur Hanway Jr., 19, of Ethete, was arrested on two counts of first-degree murder.
- Vinh Le, 27, of Riverton, was arrested for driving while under the influence.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews responded to 11 calls for help and firefighters were dispatched seven times.