News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Mar 28, 2012 - Staff
The editorial on page B-4 of the Sunday, March 25, edition made reference to a suspect in the Hudson murder/arson investigation as a former Ranger Student of the Week. This statement was incorrect. None of the five suspects arrested so far connected to the investigation was a Student of the Week. We apologize for the mistake.
R.J. Brown, 90, died Monday, March 26, at his home in Riverton. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Memorials may be made to the Riverton Volunteer Fire Department. Online condolences may be made at www.the
William M. "Bill" Kuegeler, 77, of rural Riverton, died Saturday, March 24, at his home. Memorial services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Memorials may be made to the Angels Cancer Care Program, a program of Wyoming Medical Center Foundation. Online condolences may be made at www.theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Iris LeClair, 86, of Fort Washakie, died Monday, March 26, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Her cremated remains will be scattered in the Wind River Mountains in the same area as those of her late husband.
Lifelong Fremont County resident Charlie Miller, 95, died Monday, March 26, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Monday, April 2, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Riverton. Viewing is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 1, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Memorials may be made to the Help for Health Hospice Home, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main St., Riverton, WY 82501. Online condolences may be made at www.theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Caleb Xavier Roach, 5, of Fort Yates, N.D., died Sunday, March 18, at Medcenter One in Bismarck, N.D. Services were Friday, March 23, in Fort Yates. He was related to the Rebecca Hughes family of Wyoming.
Hewitt Youtz, of Riverton, died Tuesday, March 27, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. Services are pending through the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.
Game and Fish 2012 Hunting Season Final Public Information Gathering Meeting is 6 p.m. at the Riverton Fire Academy, Cap Lee Room, Riverton. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is having a series of public meetings and a final public information gathering meeting to present and discuss 2012 hunting seasons. Attending a game season public meeting is one way to learn about wildlife populations, ask questions and visit with Game and Fish biologists and wardens. Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. April 2 and should be mailed to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Attn: Regulations, 3030 Energy Lane, Casper, WY 82604. All written comments are given to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission for their review.
Free Tax Help is 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in room 157 of Central Wyoming College's Main Hall (formerly the Classroom Wing). Former and current CWC accounting and income tax students will provide free help preparing 2011 taxes to taxpayers who cannot afford professional assistance. The students of accounting instructor Willie Noseep are providing the help through April 4.
Dessert, Debate and Dialogue is 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Little Theater at Central Wyoming College, Riverton. A natural history presentation will be followed by a debate on wolves. Event is free and open to the public.
Ashgrove Sock Hop is 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Ashgrove Elementary, 510 N. First St., Riverton.
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In Riverton police reports from Tuesday to Wednesday morning:
- Marcia Smith, 32, of Riverton, was arrested for municipal court warrants.
- Jacob Wright, 22, of Riverton, was arrested for assault/battery (domestic violence).
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Tuesday to Wednesday morning:
- Steven Amos, 40, of Riverton, was arrested for three counts of contempt of court.
- Steven Hays, 57, of Riverton, was arrested for bond revocation.
- Tashena Jealous, 26, of Ethete, was arrested on two counts of larceny.
- James McKeown, 18, of Riverton, was arrested for bond revocation.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews responded to 14 calls for assistance and firefighters responded to seven calls.