David Waine Brock turned to face Fremont County and Prosecuting Attorney Michael Bennett during his initial appearance in Ninth District Circuit Court in Riverton in July. (file photo)

Bond continued at $250,000 cash for man charged with kidnapping a child in Riverton

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Initial court appearances can be routine where a defendant is advised of their rights, given the opportunity to be represented by a lawyer, have the charges explained, determine if there is a basis for the charges, a bond is set and a preliminary hearing scheduled. But Thursday’s initial appearance for a 23-year-old man charged with two counts of kidnapping where it is alleged he abducted a 9-year-old child from her bed was anything but routine.

Federal Building United States Court House Casper

Federal Judge finds Ethete woman competent to stand trial for infant murder

(Casper, Wyo.) An Ethete woman charged with First Degree Murder in the death of her infant has been found competent to stand trial. U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl made the finding following a competency hearing in Casper earlier this week. Ardis Enos, who was 20 at the time of the alleged crime, has pleaded not guilty.


Today’s Obituaries: Harry

david harry(Riverton, Wyo.) – Mr. Harry (aka: David, Wes, D.W) passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the New Horizons Care Center in Lovell, Wyoming. D.W. was 91 years young. There will be a viewing on Monday, July 28, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Inurnment will be on Tuesday, July 29, 2104, at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery. View the complete obituary here.