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Apr 12, 2019 Staff

Community calendar

Saturday, April 13

A craft fair will take place 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Heritage Hall in the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Admission is free and there will be food and drawings. For more information call 857-1613.

The Third Annual Hop for Hospice Family 5K Fundraiser begins with registration at 8 a.m. at Help for Health Hospice, 1240 College View Drive in Riverton. The race starts at 9 a.m. The Easter-themed walk/run 5K includes Easter egg stations along the route, random prizes, and prizes for best costume and fastest male/female. Registration is $20 for adults, $15 for ages 5-17 and free for children under 5. Cost is $5 for pets, who must be leashed. A group of five participants can register for $75. Register in person at Help for Health or online at helpforhealthwy.org. For more information call 856-1206.

Three Fremont County coffee shops will host Cups4Cups all day in partnership with the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative (WBCI). Back Country Mudd Espresso and Brown Sugar Coffee Roastery in Riverton and The Perch Coffee House in Dubois will "pink out" their business, offer specials to promote the event, and donate a portion of their proceeds to WBCI. Funds will be granted into a breast cancer early detection screening voucher program available in every Wyoming county.

Tuesday, April 16

A "Love Sinks" public workshop on the Sinks Canyon 20-year master plan is 5-8 p.m. in the Carnegie Room at the Lander Library, 451 N. Second St. in Lander. The event will include discussion on existing activities, opportunities within the park, stewardship and development concerns, with activities for adults and children including custom stickers and temporary tattoos, a children's area, a photo booth, and mapping and visioning input opportunities. For more information visit wyoparks.state.wy.us/index.php/sinks-canyon-master-plan.

The Fremont County Archaeological Society will host a lecture by Central Wyoming College anthropology and history professor Todd Guenther, who will explain five seasons of field research with CWC students in the Wind River Mountains during a free public presentation at 7:15 p.m. at Hudson Town Hall.

Continuing events

A Parkinson's Disease Exercise Class is 1:30-2:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday in the Rendezvous Room at the Riverton Senior Center. For more information call 856-6332.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) is at 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Riverton Senior Center. For more information call 857-4156.

Bingo Dinner is at 6 p.m. on the second Friday of every month at the Riverton Senior Center. Every event includes a full dinner and 16 games of Bingo with prizes. The suggested donation for registered seniors is $6 and $9 for non-seniors for a meal and two bingo cards.

Weight Watchers meetings are every Monday and Wednesday at CWC ITECC building, room 125, Riverton. Mondays: doors open at 5:30 p.m., meeting begins at 6 p.m. Wednesdays: doors open at 6 p.m., meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. For More Information contact Christina Smith at: christina.m.smith@weightwatchers.com.

The Riverton Museum Association meets at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Riverton Museum, 700 E. Park Ave. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information call 856-7585.

Fremont County ATV Association meetings are held at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and November at the Fremont County Commission meeting room in the Fremont County Courthouse, 450 N. Second St. in Lander and at 7 p.m. February, April, June and October at High Plains Power, 1775 E. Monroe Ave. in Riverton. The August meeting includes a picnic, and the December meeting serves as a Christmas party.

The American Legion Post 61 meets quarterly in March, June, September and December and the month of May on the fourth Saturday of the month at the Fremont County Library in Riverton. For more information call Pat Lawson at 851-7400.

Marine Corps League regular meetings are at 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at City Hall in Hudson.

Disabled American Veterans meetings are held at 5 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Veterans Hall, 611 W. Main St. in Riverton. Get help and answers to questions, share stories and enjoy comradeship. Membership is not required. Call 857-2427 for information or visit Veteranhall.com.

PTSD is the topic of conversation at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at the Veteran's Hall, 611 E. Main St. in Riverton. Everybody is welcome. For more information call 345-3174 or visit Veteranhall.com.

Riverton BPO Does #48 meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month.

Riverton Masonic Lodge AF & AM #26 meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month in the Masonic Building.

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 Wednesday to Thursday:

Vandalism was reported at about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of College View Drive. The initial report indicates outside lights were damaged.

No injuries were recorded in a traffic incident reported at about 10 a.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of East Main Street. The initial report indicates a tire roll down a hill and hit a white truck.

Police assisted firefighters in responding at about 11 a.m. Wednesday to a report of a garage on fire in the 200 block of North Second Street West. The initial report indicates the structure was "fully engulfed."

Christopher Monroe, 35, of Arapahoe, was arrested at about 12:12 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard for public intoxication. The initial report was regarding a male subject "stating he has a warrant" and "getting in (a) prone position in (the) lobby."

One male subject was transported to the Center of Hope alcohol detoxification and rehabilitation facility after police responded at about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday to a report of domestic abuse in the 200 block of North Seventh Street West. Officials said there was no domestic abuse.

Eugene Ridgley, 57, of Ethete, was arrested at about 1:25 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of North Federal Boulevard for public intoxication and open container. The initial report was regarding an intoxicated male subject "bothering customers" inside a store and "drinking out of (a) bottle of vodka."

Two 14-year-old boys, one from Riverton and one from Lander, were cited at about 1:55 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of Major Avenue (Riverton Middle School) for possession of tobacco. The initial report indicates the ticket was made per officer request.

Corwin Redtomahawk, 23, of Riverton, was arrested at about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of West Adams Avenue on a Riverton municipal warrant.

A 17-year-old Colorado boy was cited at about 10:55 p.m. Wednesday in the 4200 block of Airport Road for unlawful contact. The initial report was regarding an assault.

Vandalism was reported at about 9:15 a.m. Thursday in the 2000 block of West Sunset Drive (Riverton High School). Officials said the "tagging" was under investigation.

Fraudulent charges to a "hacked" debit card were reported at about 11:15 a.m. Thursday in the 500 block of North Broadway.

Vandalism was reported at about 11:55 a.m. Thursday in the 800 block of Major Avenue (Riverton Middle School).

Kevin Gemkow, 31, of Riverton, was arrested at about 12:05 p.m. Thursday in the 2300 block of West Main Street on a Natrona County warrant.

No injuries were recorded in a traffic incident reported at about 1:45 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of West Main Street. The initial report indicates the incident involved a white Dodge minivan and a red Pontiac Solstice.

One male subject was transported to the Center of Hope alcohol detoxification and rehabilitation facility after police responded at about 3:10 p.m. Thursday to a report of intoxication in the 500 block of North Federal Boulevard. The initial report was regarding a male subject who "face planted on (a) lawn."

A 14-year-old Riverton boy was cited at about 7:45 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of North Pointe Circle for criminal trespass. The initial report was regarding "children next door" who had "torn" a sign off of a fence.

A 26-year-old Riverton man was cited at about 10:20 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of North Second Street West for criminal entry. The reporting party said her neighbor went into her residence without permission and "started threatening her."

Erika Timbana, 27, of Fort Washakie, was arrested at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of East Adams Avenue on a Riverton municipal warrant and for possession of a controlled substance.

In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Thursday:

No arrests were recorded.

No injuries were recorded in a traffic incident involving a vehicle and an elk reported at about 7:20 a.m. Thursday in the 10500 block of U.S. Highway 26 near Kinnear.

No injuries were recorded in a traffic incident reported at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday on Mortimore Lane near Lander. The initial report indicates one vehicle backed into another.

Deputies responded at about 7:35 p.m. Thursday to a report of a black calf on the side of the road in the 1700 block of Riverview Road near Riverton.

Deputies assisted firefighters in responding at about 10:45 p.m. Thursday to a fire alarm on Field Station Road near Lander.

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