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Sep 17, 2013 - Staff

Deaths

DAY

Geboe Day died Saturday, September 14, 2013, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was 53.

Traditional services are at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sep. 19, at the family residence, 25 Tinbesogup Rd., Boulder Flats. An evening service and wake are held at the family residence starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Interment follows at Sacajawea Cemetery. Services provided by Wind Dancer Funeral Home.

GISH

Former Fremont County resident Margaret Ann Gish of Casper died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at age 87.

Viewing at Newcomer Funeral Home in Casper is from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Burial services are at the Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery Chapel on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m.

HENDERSON

Virginia Lee Henderson died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at the Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 93 years old.

Services are at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Hudson's Funeral Home in Lander.

Community calendar

SEPT. 18

Riverton Middle School Student Pictures is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Riverton Middle School, 840 Major Ave.

Free Admission Day at South Pass City State Historic Site is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in South Pass City. Come and experience the incredible roar of the Carissa Ball Mill as it thunders back to life.

70th Annual One Shot Antelope Powwow and Hunt is Sept. 18 to Sept. 21 in Lander. For more information, call 332-8190 or visit oneshotpastshooters.com.

SEPT. 19

70th Annual One Shot Antelope Powwow and Hunt is Sept. 18 to Sept. 21 in Lander. For more information, call 332-8190 or visit oneshotpastshooters.com.

Bookies Book Club is at 12:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Senior Citizen's Center, 205 S. 10th St., Lander. The group will discuss "Wild Swans: three Daughters of China" by Jung Chang.

Parent Group Meeting is at 7 p.m. at Riverton Middle School, 840 Major Ave.

Emergency calls

In Riverton Police Department reports Friday to Tuesday morning:

Reed Paulsen, 20, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of .13 at about 12:15 a.m. Friday in the 900 block of South Federal Boulevard.

Novara Marburger, 36, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear at about 7 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of North Federal Boulevard.

Ivan Pine, 33, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication at about 9:40 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of South Federal Boulevard.

David Powelson, 54, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of .24 at about 2 a.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of North Eighth Street West.

Jonathan Engavo, 54, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for contempt of court at about 9 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Birch Avenue.

Elmore Sheriff, 23, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication at about 1:20 a.m. Monday at Walmart.

Clowry Means, 46, of Arapahoe, was arrested for public intoxication at about 11 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of East Main Street.

In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Friday to Tuesday morning:

Benjamin Apodaca, 25, of Riverton, was arrested on a Fremont County warrant for contempt of court at about 11 p.m. Sunday on Wyoming Highway 789 near Mazet Road north of Riverton. According to reports, he was walking along the road trying to get a ride from passing motorists.

Broderick Hopper, 19, of Pavillion, was arrested on a Fremont County warrant for contempt of court at about 8 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of West Forest Avenue in Pavillion.

Phillip Maes, 61, of Lander, was arrested on a Fremont County warrant for failure to appear and on a Natrona County warrant at about 10 p.m. Saturday south of Riverton. He reportedly eluded Riverton police on the south end of that town, then led Wind River Police Department officers to the Beaver Creek Housing area south of Riverton. The WRPD stopped Maes, and deputies reportedly arrived on scene to arrest him on the outstanding warrants.

A Pavillion woman called police at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday to report some items taken from her home in the 100 block of West Forest Avenue. She said her door was open when she got home and several video game consoles were missing.

Two motorist called officials at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday to report a traffic hazard on U.S. Highway 26 southeast of Dubois between Torrey and Dinwoody lakes. Reports state there were "rocks all over" the highway, including a larger boulder measuring about 3 feet by 3 feet. The Wyoming Highway Patrol handled the incident.

A Lander man called law enforcement at about 8 p.m. Sunday to report a traffic hazard in the 2400 block of Squaw Creek Road. He said said a large, red rock had "split off the hill" and was sitting on the road. County road workers responded to assist.

A driver called police to report an accident involving a "large animal" at about 10 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 26 near Kinnear. He said his black Dodge Caravan was totaled, and the animal was gone; no road blockage was reported, and no extrication was required. The man said his head was "hurting really bad." The Wyoming Highway Patrol responded.

During this timeframe, the Fremont County Emergency Dispatch Center took 195 calls for service, including one involving a motor vehicle accident. County ambulances were dispatched 50 times, and area fire departments responded to seven calls for help.

Twenty-five people were booked into the Fremont County Detention Center for charges including three for driving under the influence, 11 other alcohol-related charges, one felony charge and 47 misdemeanor charges. The center currently is responsible for 160 inmates including 145 at the facility, eight in substance abuse treatment programs, two on home detention and five elsewhere.

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