News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Jul 19, 2013 - Staff
Thursday's page-5 story "CWC, WPBS partner on history project" should have said WPBS hopes to use $110,000 from the state to produce five 10-minute videos highlighting the culture, history and government of the Wind River Indian Reservation and its tribes. The state has yet to approve the funding.
A daughter was born to Amy and Ryan Sennett, of Riverton, at 8:51 p.m. May 17, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces.
A daughter was born to Alicia Jones and Stanley Shakespeare, of Riverton, at 9:41 a.m. May 22, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
A son was born to Jade Soundingsides, of Riverton, at 12:17 p.m. May 29, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces.
A daughter was born to Kayse and Michael Sparks, of Kinnear, at 12:56 a.m. May 29, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces.
A child was born to Hailey Eve Destefano and Kirk M. Stewart, of Riverton, at 7:36 p.m. May 17, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
William John Humphrey died at his home in Lander on Monday July 8, 2013. He was 59 years old. Cremation has taken place, and there will be celebration of life services at a later date in Lander and in Ohio.
James Burrell, 57, of Riverton died at his home on Thursday, July 18, 2013.
As were his wishes cremation will take place and no services will be held.
Arrangements under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
Myrtle Shaner 72, of Riverton died at her home on Thursday, July 18, 2013. A rosary at Davis Funeral Home begins at 7 p.m. Monday, July 22.
Services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, at Davis Funeral Home. Viewing will be held at 10-11 a.m.Tuesday, July 23, 2013.
Burial follows at 1:30 p.m at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander. Services under the direction
of Davis Funeral Home.
Alta Cozzens, 79, of Lander died at Wind River Health Care on Thursday, July 18, 2013.
Services are pending through Davis Funeral Home.
Owen Westlake, 65 of Riverton died at his home on Friday, July 19, 2013. Services will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Davis Funeral Home. Arrangements under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
Balloon Rally is at 6 a.m. at the launch field at Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Ave., Riverton. This is a Riverton Rendezvous event.
Tethered Balloon Rides are at 7 a.m. at Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Ave., Riverton. This is a Riverton Rendezvous event.
Hot Notes Cool Nights Concert is at 7 p.m. at Riverton City Park. The theme of the concert is "Children's Songs." The guest artist is The Tremors.
Shakespeare in the Park is at 6 p.m. at Lander City Park on Fremont Street. The Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company will present "The Merchant of Venice," directed by Diane Springford, every Tuesday in July. Event is free.
Riverton Police Department reports Thursday to Friday morning:
- Two 10-year-old Riverton boys were issued misdemeanor citations for shoplifting at about 7 a.m. Thursday on the bike path near Webbwood Road. They were released with their promise to appear in court at a later date.
- Lawrence Jenkins, 31, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication and resisting arrest at about 7:45 a.m. Thursday in the 800 block of East Main Street.
- Two Fort Washakie women, ages 31 and 45, each were issued a misdemeanor citation for shoplifting at about 8:45 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of South Federal Boulevard. They were released with their promise to appear in court at a later date.
- David Lonebear, 30, of Riverton, was arrested for probation revocation at about 11 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of East Madison Avenue.
- Kayla Lincoln, 30, of Arapahoe, was arrested on a Fremont County warrant at about 11:45 a.m. Thursday in the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard.
- Dean Risher, 18, of Riverton, was arrested for felonious restraint and aggravated assault (domestic violence). The arrest reportedly is related to a family fight that was reported at about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday in the Riverton area.
- Julian C'Hair, 46, of Riverton, was arrested on a municipal warrant at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of East Main Street.
- Cordell Washington, 39, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication early Friday. 7642
In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Thursday to Friday morning:
- No arrests were reported.
- During this timeframe, the Fremont County Emergency Dispatch Center has taken 56 calls for service, including one involving a motor vehicle accident with injuries. County ambulances were dispatched 18 times, and area fire departments responded to four calls for help. Six people were booked into the Fremont County Detention Center for charges including one for driving under the influence, two other alcohol-related charges, three felony charges and seven misdemeanor charges. The center currently is responsible for 177 inmates including 159 at the facility, 12 in substance abuse treatment programs, two on home detention and four elsewhere.
The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Thursday, July 18, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Wednesday, July 17, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River near Dubois 125 144
Dinwoody Creek above Lakes 485 441
Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 631 --
Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 552 544
Wind River near Crowheart 1740 1700
Wind River near Kinnear 557 544
Wind River at Riverton 23 --
Little Popo Agie River near Lander 343 33
Little Wind River near Riverton 101 102
Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 250 246
Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1150 1140
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