Tuesday notes

Feb 16, 2017 From staff reports



A child was born to Charnele Jenkins of Riverton and Donavon Shakespeare of Browning, Montana at 1:49 a.m. February 10 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed 9 pounds, 8.5 ounces.



Larry Edward Gureski, 55, died suddenly February 14 at his father's residence in Shoshoni.A viewing will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 21 at Mortimore Funeral Home. A service will follow at 2 p.m. withreverend Chuck Cooper officiating.


Bill Ruby, 88, of Lander died on February 15. A visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21 at the Chapel of Mount Hope in Hudson's Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 22 at the Lander Community and Convention Center; with a burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander. Services are under the direction of Hudsons Funeral Home.


Jackson S. Clair Sr., 33, of Fort Washakie died on February 13. There will be a visitation and an all-night wake at 2:30 p.m. Friday, February 17 at the Family Home, located at 1555 Paint Brush Loop in Fort Washakie. Funeral services will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 18 at Rocky Mountain Hall with a burial to follow at the Clair Family Cemetery.


Chong Suk "Judy" Phillips, 72, of Shoshoni died Tuesday, February 14 at the Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Care Center. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, February 20 at Davis Funeral Home.

Community calendar

Thursday, February 16

Lander's Business After Hours is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Refine Medical Laser and Aesthetics, located at 8185 Highway 789 in Lander. Everyone is welcome.

Riverton Business After Hours is from 5-7 p.m. at Daylight Donuts, located at 622 East Main Street. Everyone is welcome.

Saturday February 18

The Men Who Cook fundraiser is at 6 p.m. in Heritage Hall in the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Local celebrity chefs will share appetizers and main courses. A live and silent auction will be held with proceeds benefitting the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and United Way of Southwestern Wyoming to help provide one book each month to children in the community from birth through age five. A cash bar will be available. Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. For more information, contact Jeremy Hill at 856-6004 or Courtney Hill at 856-2625.

The Riverton Museum's Discovery Speakers Series "The Buffalo Restoration Effort" is from 3-4 p.m. at the museum, located at 700 East Park Ave. Speaker Jason Baldes will present the efforts to restore buffalo to the Wind River Indian Reservation. He is the buffalo representative for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe, and serves on the advisory board for the Tribal Lands Program of the National Wildlife Federation. For more information, call 856-2665.

The Annual Jackalope Jump is at 11 a.m. in front of Riverton City Hall, located at 816 North Federal Blvd. Proceeds go to the Special Olympics of Wyoming. Registration is at 10 a.m. with the main event at 11 a.m. There will be contests for best costume, largest group, most money raised by a group, most money raised by an athlete and most money raised by an individual. Donuts and hot chocolate will be served. Registration is available at For more information, call Bill Junge at 235-3062.

Bible teacher Paul Bergamini will speak at 7 p.m. at the Gathering Place, located at 227 Webbwood Road in Riverton. Bergamini has taught more than 13,000 pastors in seven countries, including Almalonga, Guatemala.

Sunday February 19

The Northern Arapaho Veterans Association planning dinner is at 1 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Black Coal Senior Center. The dinner is free and open to the pubic. Planning is for the proposed veterans park adjacent to the Wind River Hotel and Casino and other veteran services for tribal members. For more information, call Felicia J. Antelope at 851-9333.

Monday, February 20

"Artrageous" is at 7 p.m. at Lander Valley High School, located at 350 Baldwin Creek. A team of paint-throwing artists paints at electric speed, accompanied by live vocals, creative choreography and audience interaction. Tickets are $10-$20. To purchase tickets, visit

The registration deadline for "Landlord Basics" is Feb. 20.The class is from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Central Wyoming College ProTech Building in room #150. Hosted by R-Recreation, Central Wyoming College, and the Riverton Police Department and led by RPD Chief Mike Broadhead and other experts, the class focuses on various aspects of owning and renting residential properties, including the application process and how to get the right renters, landlord and tenant relationships and responsibilities, the eviction process and more. Registration is $10. For more information or to register, call the R-Recreation office at 855-2026 or stop by the ProTech building on the CWC campus.

Emergency calls

Information in this column is taken from official law enforcement reports. An arrest is a preliminary step in the legal process. It does not mean that a person has been found guilty of a crime. By law, persons who are arrested are innocent until proven guilty through due legal processes.

In Riverton Police Department reports through Thursday morning:

Ronald Brown, 50, of Riverton was arrested for public intoxication at 1:48 a.m. Wednesday on the bike path near South Second Street West.

Q94;Police were unable to locate a man who reported he had been hit by a vehicle on the 500 block of East Main Street at about 7:52 a.m. Wednesday.

Q94;A silver 2001 Ford Focus collided with a white 2014 Lincoln Navigator causing more than $1000 in damage at 8:18 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Arapahoe Drive and Smith Road.

Q94;Natalia Miranda, 30, of Riverton was arrested at 9:13 a.m. Wednesday on a warrant for failure to appear in court.

Q94;Shanell Limpy, 25, of Riverton was arrested at 12:46 p.m. Wednesday on the 700 block of East Roosevelt Avenue.

Q94;Roshawn Boatwright, 24, of Ethete was arrested on a warrant for contempt of court at 12:52 a.m. Wednesday on the 800 block of South Federal Boulevard.

Q94;Clowry Means, 50, of St. Stephen's was arrested for public intoxication at 2:34 p.m. Wednesday on the 700 block of North Federal Boulevard.

Q94;Ruth SunRhodes, 35, of Riverton, was arrested on a contempt of court warrant at 3:43 p.m. on the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard.

A 31-year-old male from Riverton was arrested for stealing a $36 dollar ink cartridge at 7:07 p.m. Wednesday from a business on the 1700 block of North Federal Boulevard.

Joseph Twiss, 42, of Riverton was arrested for public intoxication at 7:23 p.m. Wednesday on the 500 block of East Pershing Avenue.

Jody Blackburn, 36, of Arapahoe, was arrested at 8 p.m. Wednesday on the 500 block of East Main Street on a warrant for failure to appear in court.

Q94;Ronda Behan, 27, of Riverton was arrested at 9:21 p.m. Wednesday on Sioux Avenue on a warrant for failure to appear in court.

In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports through Thursday morning:

No arrests were made in this time frame.

Q94;A Riverton resident lost over $5000 in scam reported at about 1:22 p.m. Wednesday in which an unknown party claimed to represent Microsoft.

Wall Street

Stocks around the world pulled back Thursday, taking at least a temporary pause from a record-setting run, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index was on pace for its first drop in eight days. Energy companies fell the most. The dollar's value dipped against rival currencies, and Treasury yields fell as bond prices rose.

At the close of the market, the Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 2.03 points or .09 percent, to 2,347.22.

The Dow Jones Industrial average was up 7.91 points, or .04 percent, to 20,619.77.

The Nasdaq composite index read 5,814.90, down 4.54 points or .08 percent.

Benchmark U.S. crude rose 25 cents to settle at $53.36 per barrel. Brent crude, the international standard, fell 10 cents to $55.65 a barrel.

Yellowstone SnowPack

Snow monitoring stations in the Wind River drainage basin and their percent average snow-water equivalent Thursday

Current Percent

snow/water Average

Beartooth Lake 15.3 103

Burnt Mountain 4.5 114

Canyon 9.1 161

Cole Creek 6.1 74

Evening Star 18.3 151

Fisher Creek 18.0 124

Northeast Entrance 6.4 155

Parker Peak 16.2 183

Sylvan Lake 12.5 171

Thumb Divide 10.2 143

Two Ocean Plateau - -

White Mill 14.9 129

Wind River Basin SnowPack

Snow monitoring stations in the Wind River drainage basin and their percent average snow-water equivalent Thursday

Current Percent

snow/water Average

Burroughs Creek 18.5 -

Castle Creek 10.0 -

Cold Springs 9.3 172

Deer Park 22.9 189

Hobbs Park 16.3 183

Kirwin 14.0 215

Little Warm 11.3 189

Owl Creek 5.7 185

South Pass 21.4 165

St. Lawrence Alt 5.1 159

Togwotee Pass 24.6 162

Townsend Creek 8.5 149

Marriage applications

Q94;Grantor: TAFOYA CHARLES PETE, Grantee: GREGORY RACHEL LYNN, Rec Date: 01/09/2017

Marriage certificates

Q94;Grantor: AVERILL DENNIS MICHAEL, Grantee: PIERSON BRANDI LYN, Rec Date: 12/13/2016

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