News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Jan 17, 2014 - Staff
A daughter was born to Heidi and Ralph Allen, of Lander, at 10:20 a.m. Dec. 6, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 5.6 ounces.
A son was born to Aimee and Daleray C'Hair Sr., of Arapahoe, at 7:36 a.m. Jan. 2, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces.
A son was born to Christina and Curtis DeFosset, of Lander, at 7:55 a.m. Dec. 27, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces.
Kevin E. Paslay Sr., 53, of Roundup, Mont., died Saturday, Jan. 11. A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Davis Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Davis Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. There will be a "birthday celebration" from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. after the service at the Eagles hall in Riverton. All family and friends are invited.
James D. Thompson, 86, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, with his wife and family by his side. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2336 St. John's Ave., Billings, Mont. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, and a light meal will be served afterward.
Betty L. Weis, 83, of Riverton, died Sunday, Jan. 12, at Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie. Per her request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Cornerstone Church, 402 S. Seventh St., Riverton.
Fremont County Archaeological Society Presentation is at 7:15 p.m. at Hudson Town Hall. Speaker Danny Walker will give a presentation on bone beads and Atlatl weights. Admission is free.
In Riverton Police Department reports Thursday to Friday morning:
- Ty Roush, 27, of Riverton, was arrested for probation revocation.
- Jeffrey Rivera, 55, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence.
- Byron Amos, 43, of Riverton, was arrested for contempt of court.
In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Thursday to Friday morning:
- Christopher Hardcastle, 32, of Shoshoni, was arrested for bond revocation at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Fremont County Courthouse in Riverton.
- A possibly rabid raccoon was spotted at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday on North Smith Road in Riverton between the Gardens North Subdivision and the All-National Trailer Park.
- A burglary was reported at about 1 p.m. Thursday on Pilot Court north of Riverton. The reporting party said someone had broken into his house sometime after Nov. 15. It was unknown what items were taken; the incident is under investigation.
- Deputies helped respond to a traffic accident at about 3 p.m. Thursday in the 1700 block of North Federal Boulevard in Riverton. No one was injured in the incident, which reportedly involved a red truck and a maroon passenger car. Road blockage reportedly occurred.
- Wind created a "suspicious" circumstance at about 4:20 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of North Smith Road in Riverton. The reporting party said his gate was unlocked, and people had started driving through. Officials said it appeared the wind had blown the gate open.
- The wind also caused trouble when it reportedly blew about 20 large, black trash bags into a ditch at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of Paradise Valley Road. Officials initially thought littering had taken place, but the owner of the bags later picked up the trash.
- A white Kia Sportage was stuck in a snow drift at about 7 p.m. Thursday on Ore Road about 22 miles north of Jeffrey City. Deputies said they helped remove the vehicle from the snow and sent the driver on his way.
- During this timeframe, the Fremont County Emergency Dispatch Center took 61 calls for service. County ambulances were dispatched 16 times, and area fire departments responded to two calls for help. Six people were booked into the Fremont County Detention Center for charges, including one for driving under the influence, one felony charge and nine misdemeanor charges. The center currently is responsible for 129 inmates, including 119 at the facility, four in substance abuse treatment programs, one on home detention and five elsewhere.