TodayDec 29, 2017 From staff reports
Joseph "Tim" Regan III, 67, of Gillette, formerly of Lander, passed away Dec. 21, 2017, at home from heart complications. A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 3, 2018, at Walker Funeral Home in Gillette.
Saturday, December 30
A New Year's Eve Eve Party will be from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Headwaters Art and Conference Center in Dubois. Donations will be taken at the door and guests must bring a finger food dish to share. The event will be Bring Your Own Beer and pop and water will be on sale. Music by Packin' The Mail.
Laura Vietti, a Thermopolis native and museum and collection manager at the University of Wyoming Geological Museum will be the featured speaker of the Wyoming Community Bank's Discovery Speakers Series at the Riverton Museum at 3 p.m. She will be speaking on Wyoming paleontology, historical discoveries of Wyoming's fossils, the founding of UW's Geological Museum and fossils discovered from the Wind River Basin. The event is free to the public. For more information call 856-2665.
Bar Olympics features darts, Jenga, shuffle board, beer pong, corn hole, Connect Four and bowling for cash and prizes at Bar Ten, 114 S. Broadway. For more information call 856-BEER.
Monday, January 1
A First Day Hike starts at 10 a.m. at Boysen State Park Headquarters, 120 Boysen Drive. The hike will be about one mile long through moderate to difficult terrain with the goal of seeing breathtaking views rarely seen by the public. The hike will end back at the headquarters office where hot chocolate and refreshments will be served. For more information call park superintendent John Bass at 876-2796.
A First Day Hike starts at 1 p.m. at then ature Trail Parking Lot in the Popo Agie Campground at Sinks Canyon State Park. The hike is approximately 3 miles along the Canyon Loop Trail. Dogs on leashes are permitted. For more information call Jamie Simonson at 332-6333.
A First Day Hike starts at 11 a.m. at the Dance Hall in South Pass City. The hike is 2 miles long. Dogs on leashes are permitted. For more information call Joe Ellis at 332-3684.
Tuesday, January 2
Indoor walking at the Riverton library will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. from Jan. 2 to Feb. 28.
Stars of Tomorrow Auditions will be held at the Riverton Middle School from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Applications can be picked up at all Riverton K-12 schools or Wyoming Community Bank. Applications must be turned in no later than January 5. For more information contact Riverton Kiwanis member Melanie Sims at 307-857-9050 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wild West Winter Carnival Ice Sculpting will begin at 9 a.m. Meet at Jerry's Flowers and Things for ice assignments. Judging will be done at 2:30 p.m. Pre-register at the Riverton Chamber of Commerce by January 12.
The Master Gardeners Winter Farmers Market is 9-11 a.m. every Saturday all winter at the Fremont County Fairgrounds 4-H LUnch Building. New vendors are welcome. For more information call 851-7562.
Riverton Masonic Lodge AF & AM #26 meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month in the Masonic Building.
Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays and 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Reach Clubhouse. The events are open to the public. Make sure to bring a bridge partner. For more information call 856-6356.
A Bereavement Support Group meets 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Monday in the Help for Health Hospice Home Sunroom. Come and share conversation and encouragement with others who understand the ups and downs as you adjust to life without your loved one. For more information call 856-1206.
Food for Fines at all Fremont County Library System branches is November and December. Bring a non-perishable food item and the libraries will clear your overdue fines. This is not applicable to lost or damaged item fees. For more information call the Riverton library at 856-3556, Lander library at 332-5194 and Dubois library at 455-2992.
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 Thursday:
-Police responded at about 1:20 a.m. Thursday to reports that a man had failed to pay a taxi driver $10 for a ride.
- No injuries were recorded in a traffic incident reported at about 8:20 a.m. Thursday in the 2000 block of West Main Street. More than $1,000 in damage was recorded.
- Joy Armajo, 40, of Riverton, was arrested at about 8:35 a.m. Thursday in the 400 block of North Seventh Street East on an outstanding Fremont County warrant for contempt of court.
- Anthony Wlodarczyk, 51, of Schererville, Indiana, was arrested at about 11:50 a.m. Thursday in the 200 block of East Main Street for driving under the influence.
- Kenneth Shakespeare, 31, of Arapahoe, was arrested at about noon Thursday in the 200 block of North Federal Boulevard for public intoxication.
- Police responded at about 12:35 p.m. Thursday to reports that liquor had been stolen Dec. 25 from a store in the 600 block of South Federal Boulevard.
- Police responded at about 12:45 p.m. Thursday to reports that liquor had been stolen Dec. 26 from a store in the 600 block of South Federal Boulevard.
- Police responded at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday to reports that a man stole a $30 bottle of liquor from a store in the 600 block of South Federal Boulevard. Officials said the suspect left the scene in a blue truck.
- Maurice Bell, 34, of Riverton, was arrested at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday n the 200 block of South Federal Boulevard for public intoxication.
- James Blackburn, 35, of Riverton, and Carmella Driftwood, 29, of Riverton, both were arrested on warrants at about 9:10 p.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of South Federal Boulevard. Officials said Blackburn's was a Riverton municipal warrant for failure to appear, and Driftwood's was a probation revocation warrant. Police were responding to reports of an argument or fight in the area; no injuries were recorded.
- Keshia Hanway, 25, of Riverton, was arrested at about 10:20 p.m. Thursday in the 2100 block of West Sunset Drive for simple assault and interference. Police were responding to reports that an officer needed assistance with a combative patient in the hospital emergency room.
In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Thursday:
-Deputies responded at about 9:20 a.m. Thursday to reports that 50 cows were on the road in the 800 block of Eight Mile Road near Pavillion.
- No injuries were recorded in a traffic incident reported at about noon Thursday in the 100 block of South Fifth Street East in Riverton. More than $1,000 in damage was recorded. Initial reports indicate the incident involved a white Chevy pickup and a tan Buick.
-Q94;Deputies responded at about 2:35 p.m. Thursday to reports of sheep in the middle of the road in the 1600 block of North Smith Road near Riverton.
- Deputies responded at about 7:45 p.m. Thursday to reports that a single black cow was in the road on Zuber Road near Riverton.
- Christa Randolph, 41, of Riverton, was arrested at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of East Main Street in Riverton for driving under the influence.
- Grantor: STEGER SARAH ALLISON, Grantee: HARRIS RICHARD MCDONALD,
Rec Date: 12/21/2017
- Grantor: STARKS MICHAEL KENT, Grantee: MEDOW JANA ELIZABETH, Rec Date: 12/22/2017
- Grantor: WOFFORD ALYSSA JEAN NICOLE, Grantee: FARRIS KYLE CHRISTIAN, Rec Date: 12/22/2017
- Grantor: SHERMAN ADAM REESE, Grantee: TARBERT CORI MARIE, Rec Date: 12/22/2017
- Grantor: COMES NICK MARCUS, Grantee: CROWDER PATRICK WILLIAM, Rec Date: 12/26/2017
- Grantor: CRUICKSHANK FAY ANN, Grantee: SLINKARD KEVIN CARL, Rec Date: 12/26/2017
- Grantor: BOWDEN COLBY GUY, Grantee: LASHLEY WHITNEY CAROL, Rec Date: 12/27/2017