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Jan 10, 2018 From staff reports

Deaths

BROWN

Betty Ann Brown, 85, of Riverton, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at the Wind River Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. A viewing will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Davis Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at Davis Funeral Home with interment following at Mountain View Cemetery.

BLANKENSHIP

Keith Blankenship, 88, of Kinnear, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at the Help for Health Hospice Home.Services are pending through Davis Funeral Home.

PARKER

James (Jay) Cleveland Parker, 79, of Lander, passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in a health care facility. A visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, in the Chapel of Mount Hope at Hudson's Funeral Home in Lander. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service with BishopJohnson officiating.

Community Calendar

Thursday, January 11

Stars of Tomorrow Auditions will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Riverton Middle School. 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 msims@wyocb.com.

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

The 7th annual Midvale Benefit Ice Fishing Derby will be Jan. 12-14 at Ocean Lake. Individual entry fee is $15 and half of entries and all cash donations go to the family of nine-year-old Carson Crofts for medical expenses and travel to Colorado for cancer treatments. Sign up at the Midvale store. Fishing starts Jan. 12 at noon and the last weigh-in is by 10 a.m. Jan. 14. Food will be served at 3 p.m. There will be trophies, prizes and silent auction items at the conclusion of the derby.

Shoshoni Women's 5 Shot Rabbit Team Hunt & live band will begin at 6 p.m. at the Shoshoni Fire Hall.

Apostolic Leaders Joshua and Jennifer Griffin will present a lesson at 7 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 227 Webbwood Road.

Saturday, January 13

The 7th annual Midvale Benefit Ice Fishing Derby will be Jan. 12-14 at Ocean Lake. Individual entry fee is $15 and half of entries and all cash donations go to the family of nine-year-old Carson Crofts for medical expenses and travel to Colorado for cancer treatments. Sign up at the Midvale store. Fishing starts Jan. 12 at noon and the last weigh-in is by 10 a.m. Jan. 14. Food will be served at 3 p.m. There will be trophies, prizes and silent auction items at the conclusion of the derby.

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.

The Shoshone Indian Historical Society will have its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. at the Rocky Mountain Hall Buffalo Room. Everyone is invited.

12 Hours of Worship and Prayer will be 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 227 Webbwood Road.

Sunday, January 14

Squirt hockey players will play Douglas at 10 a.m. at the rink on the corner of Smith Road and Park Avenue. Concessions are available; dress warmly.

A memorial with feast and giveaway will be at noon at Blue Sky Hall in Ethete in loving memory of Big John Smith.

Apostolic Leaders Joshua and Jennifer Griffin will present a lesson at 10 a.m. at The Gathering Place, 227 Webbwood Road.

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 Tuesday:

-Duane Shakespeare, 33, of Riverton, was arrested at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of North Federal Boulevard for public intoxication.

- Charles Bird, 51, of Riverton, was arrested at about 8:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of East Jefferson Avenue for domestic battery, possession of marijuana and interfering with an emergency call. Officials said he showed up at a residence intoxicated and his alleged victim said she was going to call the police. When she began dialing, reports state Bird tackled her, took her phone away and smashed it. She suffered minor injuries and did not require treatment, according to reports. Police said they found Bird walking down the street.

- Janice Moss, 62, of Ethete, was arrested at about 9:25 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of South Federal Boulevard on a Riverton municipal warrant.

In Fremont County Sheriff's Office reports Tuesday:

-No injuries were recorded in a traffic incident reported at about 7:55 a.m. Tuesday on Sarah Drive in Riverton. Initial reports indicate a vehicle struck a tree.

- Deputies responded at about 8:25 a.m. Tuesday to reports that five or six horses were on the road in the 100 block of Riverview Cutoff near Riverton.

- Ashleigh Trosper, 25, of Bismark, N.D., was arrested at about 2:20 p.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of East Monroe Avenue for criminal trespass and resisting arrest. Deputies were responding to reports that she was trespassing and attempting to steal a vehicle. Officials said she was charged with resisting arrest after "scuffling" with a deputy.

- No injuries were recorded in a traffic incident reported at about 11 p.m. Tuesday in the 2300 block of Squaw Creek Road in Lander. The reporting party said there was a vehicle on the side of the road that "looked like it flipped." Officials said they located the vehicle abandoned off of the roadway.

- William Klaproth, 25, of Riverton, was arrested on two Fremont County warrants for conspiracy to possess a controlled substance.

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