News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Mar 30, 2012 - Staff
Ina M. Johnson, 82, died Monday, March 19, 2012, at her home in Riverton with family at her side. Cremation has taken place and a private family celebration of life will be at a later date with inurnment at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. Online condolences may be made at www.theDavisFuneralHome.com Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Graveside services for Chyrl Ann (Thornton) Phillips are at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Plainview Cemetery in Big Piney. Among her survivors are her husband, John Warren Phillips, and daughters Nikki Lee and Jocelyn Evonne.
Irene Pingree, 80, of Morning Star Manor at Fort Washakie, died Sunday, March 25, 2012, at the Lander Regional Hospital. Traditional Indian services were Tuesday, March 27, at her home on Trout Creek. Interment was Wednesday, March 28, at the Sacajawea Cemetery.
Former Lander resident Anton J. "Tony" Radman, 52, of Ogden, Utah, died Monday, March 19, 2012. Celebratory mass was at Saturday, March 24, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Ogden, Utah . A celebration of his life will also be this summer in Lander, at a time and place to be announced later. Memorials in Mr. Radman's name may be given to the Catholic Charities or to the Lander Senior Center.
English Schooling Show is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Central Wyoming College Equine Center. Adjunct English riding instructor Marianne Pryor teaches this one day clinic at the CWC Equine Center. The cost of the clinic is $50.
First Annual Table Tennis Tournament is at 9 a.m. at the Lander Valley High School Auxillary Gym, 350 Baldwin Creek Road, Lander. Participants should bring their own paddles. Registration is free. For more information, call Barb Huggins at 332-9225.
Wind River Bridal Expo, sponsored by Back On The Rack, is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fremont Center (the Armory), Riverton. Vendors from all over Wyoming will help plan a perfect wedding. A fashion show will be at 2 p.m. For more information, call Patty at 856-6766.
She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith is at 1 p.m. in conference rooms A and B at the Lander Library, 200 Amoretti St. Hardcastle, a man of substance, looks forward to acquainting his daughter with his old pal's son with a view toward marriage. But thanks to playboy Lumpkin, his prospective son-in-law Marlow mistakes him for an innkeeper and his daughter for the local barmaid. The good news is, while Marlow can barely speak to a woman of quality, he's a charmer to those of a different stamp.
Pupcakes: Cupcake Contest and Sale sponsored by PAWS is 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Riverton Senior Citizens Center, 303 E. Lincoln Ave., Riverton. Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. Categories include: cupcake cousins, best decorated, best flavor, chocolatey-est, kid friendliest and gluten free. Fee is $10 to enter two dozen cupcakes. The grand prize is a 32 GB iPod Touch. To register, call Amy Stockton at 856-7764. To preorder cupcakes, $2.50 for one cupcake or $25 for a dozen, call Kathy Hooper at 413-1228.
Bear, Lion and Wolf Safety Seminar is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Wyoming Game and Fish Office, Lander. The purpose of this seminar is to increase awareness and understanding of bears, mountain lions and wolves by providing participants with current information and tools they can use to prevent conflicts and avoid dangerous encounters. Event is free. For more information, call 1-800-654-7862 or 332-2688.
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In Riverton police reports from Thursday and Friday morning:
- Aloysius C'Hair, 41, of Arapahoe, was arrested on a municipal court warrant.
- Casey Kelerleber, 31, of Riverton, was arrested for driving while under the influence.
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- There were no arrests made.
- During the same time frame, ambulance crews responded to 17 calls and fire fighters were dispatched seven times.
- Sheriff's deputies responded to a two-vehicle collision Thursday night that involved teen drivers.
According to a dispatch report, at 6:08 p.m. on March 29, police received a call from a woman who said she was on the telephone with her son when the vehicle he was an occupant in crashed on Paradise Valley Road near Riverton.
Sheriff's Capt. Ryan Lee said a 16-year-old boy pulled out into oncoming traffic and collided with a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old girl.
"It was a 60 mile-an-hour collision," Lee said.
Lee said multiple people were involved and some were taken to Riverton Memorial Hospital for unknown injuries.
"There were no life-threatening injuries sustained by anybody involved," he said.
No citations have been issued, pending a complete investigation.