(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.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Fremont County School District #25 Superintendent Terry Snyder said Riverton and other school districts in the county are now establishing action plans on how to address and implement cultural diversity for all cultures in their respective schools.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The primary election for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe was held this week, and the top six candidates for the Business Council and the Entertainment Committee will advance to the Tribe’s General Election in November.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The primary election for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe’s Business Council is today, with polls opening at 9 a.m. and closing at 7 p.m. Absentee ballot deadline is 4:45 p.m. today.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Donna Gilbert, 77, of Riverton, died at her home on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. A viewing will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at Davis Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held following the viewing at 1:00 pm at Mountain View Cemetery with Eastern Star committal rites. View the complete obituary here.