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Today’s Obituaries: Neil and Nephi

image(Riverton, Wyo.) – Lorraine Neil, 57, of Riverton died at the Casper Medical Center on Monday, May 5, 2014. A viewing will be held on Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Davis Funeral Home. A rosary will follow at 7 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, May 12, 2104, at 10 a.m. at Davis Funeral Home with burial to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. View the complete obituary here.

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Life-simulation event for teens on risky behaviors set Tuesday at Fairgrounds

(Fremont County, Wyo.) – A “Life RU Ready?” event is planned on Tuesday, May 6 in the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. This program is a joint effort in cooperation with public health, prevention agencies, law enforcement, legal counsel, coroner’s office, health care agencies, and youth volunteers.  “Life RU Ready?”  has been a successful activity in Campbell and Washakie counties; this is a first time event for Fremont County. Sixth grade students from Shoshoni, Wind River, Fort Washakie and Dubois school districts will be participating.

Big John Smith received a national safety advocacy award from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Acting Administrator David Friedman at Monday's award presentation in Nashville, Tennessee. (WYDOT)

“Big John” Smith received national public service award from NHTSA Monday in Nashville

(Nashville, TN) – The transportation director of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes traveled to Nashville this week to receive a national safety advocacy award from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA).