Nov 30, 2017 From staff reports



GayNell Findley, 95, of Lander, passed away Nov. 29, 2017, at Westward Heights Care Center. Cremation has taken place, and a celebration of her life will be held in Commerce, Texas, at a later date.

Community Calendar

Friday, December 1

Fremont County Nativity Celebration will be held at 430 Elizabeth Drive in Riverton November 30 through December 2. November 30, 5-9 p.m., December 1, 5-9 p.m., December 2, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. The community event will showcase nativities, children's activities, musical performances, artwork displays and family photos.

The Wyoming Wildlife Federation Summit to Sage Wildlife Talk is 6-9 p.m. in the Colter Loft above the Lander Bar, 126 E. Main St. Attendees will talk about WWF work and ways to get involved. Most of the WWF board and staff will be there.

Saturday, December 2

Fremont County Nativity Celebration will be held at 430 Elizabeth Drive in Riverton November 30 through December 2. November 30, 5-9 p.m., December 1, 5-9 p.m., December 2, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. The community event will showcase nativities, children's activities, musical performances, artwork displays and family photos.

The Christmas Craft Fair will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Margaret's gym. Admission and coffee is free. Children can take pictures with Santa. The fair is featuring artists from all over western Wyoming including top quality merchandise. Concessions will be open with chili, cheese and chips. For more information call 465-7094.

The Central Wyoming College Equine Center chili cook-off will accept chili entries from 10:30 to 11 a.m. and winners will be announced at 1:30 p.m. Entry fee is $5. Attendees can receive a hot chocolate and chili for $5. Contestants must state name of chili, type of meat and label as mild or hot. Attendees can vote on their favorite by placing money in a jar by their favorite chili. Chili with most money wins and winner will receive prizes. All proceeds help the equine students for the annual International Certified Horsemanship Association conference. For more information call Jennifer Cole at 855-2302 or email

Horse drawn sleigh rides with Santa at the Central Wyoming College equine center will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $3 for children and $5 for adults.

The Wyoming Wildlife Federation Annual Board Meeting is noon to 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Fremont County Library, 451 N. Second St., in Lander.

Breakfast with Bighorns: Join Big Horn Sheep Center staff and volunteers on a driving tour and short trek of our local bighorn sheep habitat viewing area 8-10 a.m. from Dubois. A light breakfast will be provided. For more information call 455-3429.

A clothing giveaway will be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wind River Lutheran Mission at the corner of Trout Creek Road and Highway 287 near Hines General Store in Fort Washakie. Everyone is welcome.

The annual Spirit of Christmas event is at 7 p.m. at the Headwaters Arts & Conference Center in Dubois. Packin' the Mail will play western dancing music, and Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be attending. Desserts will be served at intermission, when the winners of a gift basket raffle will be announced. . Donations are appreciated at the door. For more information call 455-2284.

The Wind River Native Advocacy Center Annual Membership Meeting is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the new office in the log building next to Hines Store in Fort Washakie. Lunch will be provided, and there will be door prizes. Participants can contribute input to local issues and hear about our 2018 projects. For more information contact

Tuesday, December 5

A Landlord Basics Class will be 6-9 p.m. in the Central Wyoming College ProTech building room #150. Cost is $10. To register for the R Recreation class call 855-2026.

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:

-Police responded at about 2:20 p.m. Wednesday to reports of a traffic incident involving injuries in the 1000 block of North Federal Boulevard. The extent of the injuries was unknown Thursday.

- Marquetta Nunez, 37, of Riverton, was arrested at about 3:05 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of North Broadway on an outstanding Fremont County warrant.

- Levi Chancellor, 23, of Riverton, was arrested at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of North Federal Boulevard on an outstanding Fremont County warrant.

- Jeremy Means, 31, of Riverton, was arrested at about 7:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of North Second Street East for public intoxication.

In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Wednesday:

-No arrests were recorded.

- Deputies responded at about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday to reports that a flat bed and backed into a truck in the 1900 block of North Cougar Drive in Pavillion.

- Officials responded at about 11:50 a.m. Wednesday to reports that a hay stack was on fire in the 1300 block of Missouri Valley Road near Pavillion.

- Firefighters responded at about 9 p.m. Wednesday to reports that a trailer house was on fire in the 200 block of Little Wind River Bottom Road near Arapahoe.

Marriage Certificates

-Q94;Grantor: HETZEL WILLIAM KEITH, Grantee: MOORE ERIN MARY ELENOR, Rec Date: 10/17/2017

- Grantor: PETERSON TONYA LEA, Grantee: SHERLOCK JAMES EIJI, Rec Date: 10/20/2017

-Q94;Grantor: PETERSEN MILTON ROBERT, Grantee: WHEELER ANGELA DAWN, Rec Date: 10/20/2017


- Grantor: ARIKS RENEA CHRISTINA, Grantee: REHBEIN JODIE ALLEN, Rec Date: 10/31/2017

- Grantor: STOCKS CHANCE JUSTIN, Grantee: FULLERTON MARTY ELLEN, Rec Date: 11/02/2017


- Grantor: BURTON TINA MARIE, Grantee: BOWLSBY WILLIAM JOSEPH, Rec Date: 11/06/2017

- Grantor: HERNANDEZ ARTHUR EDDIE JR, Grantee: WEEKS OLIVIA VICTORIA, Rec Date: 11/13/2017

- Grantor: PRATHER LARRY TRENT, Grantee: MOHLER SHAWNA MARIE, Rec Date: 11/14/2017

- Grantor: CRAWFORD CASEY RAY, Grantee: RICHARDS COREE LEIGH, Rec Date: 11/14/2017

- Grantor: SAUNDERS CLARENCE HOWARD JR, Grantee: LUJAN JANICE RAE, Rec Date: 11/14/2017

- Grantor: SHERMAN CHRISTINA MARIE, Grantee: PITT MICHAEL DAVID, Rec Date: 11/16/2017

- Grantor: WILLOW WOLFE JON TAYLOR, Grantee: HEBAH JOHNNA JENINE, Rec Date: 11/16/2017

- Grantor: SMITH JULAINE EDENA, Grantee: PACHECO JULIE ANN, Rec Date: 11/20/2017

- Grantor: HERRON SHANE THOMAS, Grantee: DALE CAITLYN SUE, Rec Date: 11/20/2017

- Grantor: PETERSON JACK HUGH II, Grantee: HECKERT TAYLOR DAWN, Rec Date: 11/21/2017

Land Sales

- Grantor: WHITEHURST JERRY A, WHITEHURST CAROL A, Legal: Half: E Quarter: SW Section: 10 Township: 1N Range: 3E, Grantee: HILL MARK, HILL EVI , Rec Date: 11/17/2017

- Grantor: BUCHMEIER INGRID A TRUSTEE, SJOSTROM RALPH & MARIAN J LIVING TRUST, Legal: Section: 18 Township: 33N Range: 100W, Grantee: SJOSTROM RONALD E , KING DANA L , Notes: PARCEL C, Rec Date: 11/17/2017

- Grantor: STRINGHAM KEVIN L, STRINGHAM CHERYL M, Legal: Sub/Mine: EAST LOGAN PARK ADD RI Lot: 22 Block: 4 City: RIVERTON, Grantee: U S BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION , Rec Date: 11/20/2017

- Grantor: BARRY ANTHONY , BARRY RENEE, Legal: Sub/Mine: BALDWIN ESTATES ADD LA Lot: 2 Block: 3 City: LANDER, Sub/Mine: BALDWIN ESTATES ADD LA Lot: 3 Block: 3 City: LANDER, Sub/Mine: BALDWIN ESTATES ADD LA Lot: 4 Block: 3 City: LANDER, Grantee: LAUER JACLYN , HALFORD JAMES IV, Rec Date: 11/20/2017

- Grantor: WOMING PROPERTY INVESTMENTS, Legal: Quarter: SESW Section: 24 Township: 32N Range: 91W, Grantee: WEEDEN CONSTRUCTION LLC, Rec Date: 11/20/2017

- Grantor: WELLS FARGO BANK NA, Legal: Sub/Mine: KNIGHT SUB RI Lot: 17 Block: 1 City: RIVERTON, Grantee: SECRETARY OF VETERAN AFFAIRS , Rec Date: 11/20/2017

- Grantor: MARTIN JON , MARTIN SHARON, Legal: Sub/Mine: DOLBOW SUB MI Lot: 1 City: MISCELLANEOUS, Grantee: WALLACE KERRY , HORTON DENNIS D, Rec Date: 11/20/2017

- Grantor: BRANCH BANKING & TRUST COMPANY, Legal: Section: 22 Township: 3N Range: 3E, Grantee: SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, Rec Date: 11/21/2017

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