News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.
Jun 22, 2012 - Staff
In Thursday's Ranger, the page six story "Pitcher's 13-strikeout performance highlights Monday Babe Ruth Game" should have said the manager of the Riverton Angels is Mike Broadhead.
A son was born to Diana and Jeremy Christensen, of Riverton, at 7:30 p.m. April 24, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds.
A daughter was born to Lyndsey and Jacob Christian, of Lander, at 9:30 p.m. June 8, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces.
Joseph C. Bushyhead, 57, of Fort Washakie, died Tuesday, June 19, at the Lander Regional Hospital. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday, June 25, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church with interment following at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery at Arapahoe. A rosary is at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton with a second rosary at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at the family home, 704 Tinebea, Fort Washakie. A wake follows that rosary. Online condolences may be posted at www.theDavisFuneralHome.com
Longtime Wyoming attorney and state legislator Harold E. Meier, 80, formerly of Lander, died Sunday, June 17, in Mesa, Ariz. According to his wishes, cremation has taken place, and there will be a private family service. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice or the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741.
Dorothy "Sue" Nigh, 73, died Friday, March 16, at her home in Dubois. A memorial service gathering of friends will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Green River Lakes in Pinedale. Memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice. Online condolences may be made at www.theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Erna I. Powell, 87, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., formerly of Lander, died Saturday, June 16, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. The family will have a memorial service on the family farm in Missouri at a later date. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com.
53rd Annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days & Rodeo Celebration is June 21 to June 24. This is a traditional Native American Powwow located near Fort Washakie on the Wind River Indian Reservation. This Powwow has been designated as one of the 2012 Top 100 Events in North America by The American Bus Association.
Good Sam RV Rally/Samboree Memorial Service is at 10 a.m. at the Fremont County Fairground, Fremont Center (old Armory Building), 705 Fairgrounds Road, Riverton. The Wyoming Good Sam Camping Club Samboree/RV Rally is attended by families interested in camping adventures from throughout the United States and Canada. Vendors interested in setting up a sales booth should register early for a prime spot. For more information, call Donna Hunter at 856-9376.
Teen's Movie is midnight to 1:30 a.m. at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave.
Badlands Geology Trek is 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dubois Museum, 909 W. Ramshorn St., Dubois. First in a three-part series featuring the unique geology of the Dubois area, this trek is a free walking tour of the Dubois Badlands. Participants will carpool to the Badlands. For more information, call 307-455-2284 or visit www.duboismuseum.org.
Summer Reading Program is 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dubois Library, 202 N. First St., Dubois. Event includes a storytime, arts, music, snack and movies.
Tuesday Night Square Dancing is at the Rustic Pine Tavern Frontier Room, 119 E. Ramshorn St., Dubois. For more information, call 455-2430.
Matthew Gurnsey: The Kilted Man Performance is 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dubois Library, 202 N. First St., Dubois. For more information, visit www.The kiltedMan.com.
Riverton Readers meets at 6 p.m. at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park, Riverton. The book club will be discussing "Dandelion Wine" by Ray Bradbury.
Northern Arapaho Experience is 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Wind River Casino, 10269 Highway 789, Riverton. Traditional tepees and Northern Arapaho dancing, weather permitting. Event is free. For more information, call 856-3964.
City Council Meeting is at 7 p.m. at Riverton City Hall, 816 N. Federal Blvd., Riverton.
Fremont County School District 25 Board Meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Administration Office, 121 N. Fifth St. West, Riverton.
To add an event to the community calendar, please e-mail the information to firstname.lastname@example.org and include "community calendar" in the subject line.
In Riverton police reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Justin BullChief, 30, of St. Xavier, Mont., was arrested for public intoxication.
- Justin Steele, 24, of Riverton, was arrested for a failure to appear warrant, bond revocation and resisting arrest.
In Fremont County Sheriff's reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Kennett McLeod, 32, of Lander, was arrested for a failure to appear warrant.
- During the same time period, ambulance crews were dispatched 20 times and firefighters responded to 10 calls for service.
The Wyoming State Engineer's Office report on stream flows, reservoir levels and canal diversions in the Wind River Basin as of Thursday, June 21, are as listed in the first column. The readings for Wednesday, June 20, are in the second column. Measurements are in cubic feet per second unless otherwise stated.
Wind River near Dubois 326 349
Dinwoody Creek above Lakes, Near Burris 381 393
Bull Lake Creek above Bull Lake 747 856
Bull Lake Creek near Lenore 51 43
Wind River near Crowheart 1,670 1,820
Wind River near Kinnear 490 644
Wind River at Riverton 187 366
Little Popo Agie River near Lander 87 97
Little Wind River near Riverton 431 458
Wind River above Boysen Reservoir 688 867
Fivemile Creek near Shoshoni 243 238
Wind River below Boysen Reservoir 1,290 1,260