(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.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Funeral services for Jared Little Whiteman, 21, of Riverton will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014, at 10:00 am at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church. A rosary will be at 7:00 pm at Great Plains Hall on Thursday, October 9, 2014, with the wake to follow at the home of Joanne Blackburn located at 950 Rendezvous Road. View the full obituary here.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Andar Shoyo, age 68, passed away Monday, October 6, 2014, at his home. He was born February 1, 1946, in Fort Washakie the son of the late Dennison Frank Shoyo Sr. and Lottie Longhair Shoyo.
UPDATE Oct. 12: BIA says it did not sign off on NABC’s ability to dissolve the Joint Business Council.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The FBI, Bureau of Indian Affairs and Fremont County Coroner’s Office are investigating the death of a juvenile girl that occurred in an early Saturday morning wreck on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Today’s Tribal dispute: Northern Arapaho reforms will proceed despite Shoshone’s refusal to move beyond JBC
(Ethete, Wyo.) – The Northern Arapaho Business Council (NABC) has affirmed its commitment to maintain and improve Arapaho-Shoshone programs without the former joint powers board known as the JBC, the Tribe has stated in a news release. The NABC said it was disappointed in the Shoshone Business Council’s (SBC) decision, “that insists it is holding JBC meetings and running cooperative programs without input from the Arapaho Tribe.” See that story here.
Eastern Shoshone to maintain Joint Business Council to protect Tribe’s interest, Business Council said today
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The Eastern Shoshone Business Council on the Wind River Reservation today responded formally to actions by the Northern Arapaho Tribe concerning the NAT’s participation in the Joint Tribal Council. The letter is copied below.