(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.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Willis “Duke” D. Hereford, 80 of Fort Washakie died Monday, February 23, 2015 at his home. A wake will be Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm at Rocky Mountain Hall. Funeral services will be Monday, March 2, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Rocky Mountain Hall at Fort Washakie. Cremation will follow the service.
(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.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Today’s Photo of the Day comes from Kelli Wesaw who snapped this image of the late afternoon sunset over the East Slope of the Wind River Range with the Roberts Mission in the foreground. Thanks Kelli!
(Lander, Wyo.) – Robert Cox age 73, passed away Monday, January 26th at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born June 15, 1941 in Olathe, Colorado the son of the late Harvey and Jewell Cox.
(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.
(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
(Ethete, Wyo.) – Naomi Sage, 73, of Ethete, died January 21, 2015. A visitation will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday, January 26, at the family home, 436 Ethete Road, Ethete WY. A funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 27, at the family home. Burial will follow at the Sage/Redman Cemetery.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Ada McDonell, 80, of Fort Washakie died on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at the Kindred Heath Care – Wind River. A Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday Feb. 21, 2015 at the Lander Senior Center.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Today’s photo of the day was taken by Kelli Wesaw at her home along Trout Creek Road. Kelli captured this early morning image of the rainbow colors surrounding the sun. Thanks for sharing your photo with our readers Kelli!
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Luther Roberts age 65, passed away Tuesday, January 12th at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY following a lengthy illness. He was born December 21, 1950 in Lander, WY the son of the late Cyrus Roberts Sr. and Mary Louise Washakie Roberts.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The First same-sex marriage in the Shoshone and Arapahoe Tribal Court on the Wind River Indian Reservation occurred Friday in Fort Washakie. Announcing the marriage of Saun and Renee Allen. Married by the Honorable Judge John St.Clair.
(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.
(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.
(Wind River Reservation, Wyo.) – The polls are open until 7 p.m. tonight for the Northern Arapaho General Election. Positions to be elected are for the Northern Arapaho Business Council, the Northern Arapaho Tribal Committee, and the Northern Arapaho Economic Development Commission.