Fort Washakie students heard from Jane Elliott via Skype this past week. (Robin Levin photo)

Fort Washakie Library students hear from Jane Elliott via Skype

(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The  4th, 5th and 6th grade students at the Fort Washakie School Library have been immersed in an extended study of discrimination, racism and civil rights since mid-January. Lessons based on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Rosa Parks, Jim Crow laws and other foundations of the Civil Rights era are familiar territory, but this year a new fact was added to the picture.

Flowers emerging (Kelli Wesaw)

Photo of the Day: Flowers emerging

(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The warm weather of the past week has caused some flowers to emerge from underneath their winter blanket of snow. Unfortunately, bitter cold temperatures are expected early next week. Perhaps the flowers will be covered by another blanket of snow to be protected from the cold. Thanks to Kelli Wesaw for contributing this Photo of the Day.


Today’s Obituaries: Snyder, Cox

obituaries(Fort Washakie,Wyo.) – Finn George Snyder was born in Fort Washakie on July 8, 1915 and he died in Fort Washakie on January 24, 2015 at the age of 99 years. A Visitation will be held in the Rocky Mountain Hall on Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 5:00 – 8:30 pm. Visitation will then continue through the night in the family home. The Funeral Service will be 10:00 am, Friday, January 30, 2015 in the Rocky Mountain Hall. Full obituary at a later date.


Today’s Obituaries: Tindall

Edmond Tindall013(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Edmund Tindall, age 58, passed away Friday, October 31, 2014. He was born October 8, 1956, in Lander the son of the late Mary Tindall-Brown and J.T. Roberts. Traditional Indian Funeral Services will be held Thursday, November 6th at 10:00 AM at Rocky Mountain Hall with Arlen Shoyo officiating.  An Evening Service and Wake will be held Wednesday, November 5th beginning at 7:00 PM at the family residence, #27 Boulder Flats.  Interment will be in the Sacajawea Cemetery. Read the complete obituary here.