TodayJan 5, 2018 From staff reports
Saturday, January 6
Peewee hockey players will play Rock Springs at 9 a.m. at the rink on the corner of Smith Road and Park Avenue. Concessions are available; dress warmly.
Riverton River Rats hockey players will play Laramie at the rink on the corner of Smith Road and Park Avenue. Concessions are available; dress warmly. Squirt is at 4 p.m., peewee is at 5:15 p.m., bantam is at 6:45 p.m. and high school is at 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 7
Riverton River Rats hockey players will play Laramie at the rink on the corner of Smith Road and Park Avenue. Concessions are available; dress warmly. Squirt is at 8 a.m., Peewee is at 9:15 a.m., Bantam is at 10:45 a.m. and high school is at 12:30 p.m.
Monday, January 8
A Fremont County Republicans meeting has been called for 5:30 p.m. at the Riverton Public Library. There will be a light chilli dinner. More details to follow. For more information call Pepper Ottman at 856-1178.
Auditions for the Missoula Children's Theatre performance of "Treasure Island" are open to all K-12 students at 3:30 p.m. at Willow Creek Elementary School, 1200 W. Monroe Ave. in Riverton. The performance will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater on the Central Wyoming College Campus.
Tuesday, January 9
The Riverton Community Blood Drive will be noon to 6 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 606 N. Eighth Street West. Homemade goodies will be available for donors. Appointments can be scheduled online at bloodhero.com (sponsor code is "Riverton) or by calling 850-2529.
Thursday, January 11
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.
A town hall meeting will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Shoshoni Senior Citizens Center, 214 E. Second St. in Shoshoni, to discuss the future of local elections. Discussion also will include use of 1 percent optional sales tax funds.
Friday, January 12
Shoshoni Women's 5 Shot Rabbit Team Hunt & live band will begin at 6p.m. at the Shoshoni Fire hall.
Saturday, January 13
Shoshoni Women's 5 Shot Rabbit Team Hunt breakfast will be served at the Shoshoni Fire hall before the hunt. Awards will be presented at the Fire Hall at 104 E. 2nd Street Shoshoni, WY call 850-8242 or 876-2450.
Squirt hockey players will play Douglas at 7 p.m. at the rink on the corner of Smith Road and Park Avenue. Concessions are available; dress warmly.
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 Opera House Film will air at the Lander library from 12:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. in the Carnegie Room. The free film open to the public explores the creation of the new Met.
The Indoor Winter Car Show will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fremont Center of the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Food will be available, admission is free and cost is $20 to register a car. The event is hosted by the Rocky Mountain Rebels Car Show and Autocross.
Empty Bowl Soup 'n More at the Lander Senior Center from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Enjoy a delicious meal of soup and more provided by Lander restaurants and businesses. Proceeds benefit the Lander Care & Share Food Bank. Tickets are $35 per person (advance) or $40 at the door.
A green chili dinner and silent auction is 4-7 p.m. at the Boot Bar, 702 E. Main St. in Riverton. All proceeds go to Hailee Lynch and her daughter, Skyla Spoonhunter, to help them rebuild their lives.
Bumps, Babies, and Breasts will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Riverton Library. The event is hosted by Birth Essence and welcomes pregnant mothers and those who are currently breastfeeding. All breastfeeding questions are welcome. Parents will be provided with information on latching on and positioning, and have the opportunity to meet other mothers.
The Missoula Children's Theatre performance of "Treasure Island" is at 3 p.m. in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater on the Central Wyoming College campus. Tickets are available at the CWC Box Office for $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for ages 6-18. The box office is open 3-6 p.m. weekdays beginning Jan. 8. Tickets also are available at tickets.cwc.edu.
Acceptance Group AA meetings are at noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 7 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays at St. James Episcopal Church, 519 East Park Ave. For more information call 851-4839.
Al-Anon meetings are at 7 p.m. Mondays and noon Thursdays at St. James Episcopal Church, 519 E. Park Ave.
Fresh Air AA Group meets at 7 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursday at St. James Episcopal Church, 519 E. Park Ave. For more information call 851-4839.
Red Path AA meetings take place at 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Saturdays and 8 a.m. Sundays at St. Stephen's Mission, 134 Mission Road.
Riverton AA meetings are daily at noon, 7 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 10 a.m. Sundays at 118 N. Fifth St. E (brown house). For more information call 463-2853 or 857-1400.
New Beginnings AA meetings are at 5:30 p.m. daily at 118 ½ North Fifth Street East.
Riverton AA meetings are held daily at noon at 118 N. Fifth Street East (brown house) Additional meetings are at 7 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 10 a.m. Sundays. For more information call 463-2853 or 857-1400.
Gamblers Anonymous meetings are at 6 p.m. Mondays at the Church of Christ, 39 Gas Hills Road. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 851-5454.
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:
-A 16-year-old Ethete girl was arrested at about 6:45 a.m. Thursday in the 300 block of North Federal Boulevard for minor under the influence of alcohol.
- No injuries were recorded in a minor traffic incident reported at about 12:50 p.m. Thursday on Birch Avenue. Angela Ochoteco, 51, of Riverton, was cited for expired registration.
- Charles Potter, 31, of Riverton, was arrested at about 5:45 p.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of West Park Avenue or open container.
In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Thursday:
-Riverton firefighters responded at about 7:25 a.m. Thursday to reports of a fire in a residence hall at Central Wyoming College. Officials said there was no fire but that a sprinkler pipe had broken.
- Deputies responded at about 11:25 a.m. Thursday to reports that a mailbox had been run over on North Fork Road near Lander.
- Deputies responded at about 1:45 p.m. Thursday to reports that someone had taken out a gas bill in the reporting party's name. The report came from the 3000 block of College Hill Drive in Riverton.
- Deputies responded at about 3 p.m. Thursday to reports that a "report every drunken driver immediately" sign had been vandalized - possibly shot - in the 3700 block of U.S. Highway 26 near Dubois.
- Michael Gerhardt, 19, of Riverton, was arrested at about noon Thursday at Major and Monroe avenue in Riverton for driving under suspension, no valid vehicle registration, failure to provide insurance, possession of a misdemeanor amount of marijuana and on a Washakie County warrant for failure to pay fines.