(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The sixth annual Walk to Remember to raise suicide awareness on the Wind River Indian Reservation was held this morning with more than 50 people attending. After everyone walked from Hines General Store to Rocky Mountain Hall, a prayer was said and balloons representing suicide survivors, awareness and prevention were released into the air.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The Sixth Annual Eastern Shoshone Tribe’s Walk to Remember those lost to suicide will be held this coming Wednesday.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Fremont County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Stratmoen said there was nothing outwardly suspicious in the death of a 32-year-old female, presumed to be from Riverton, who died at the BIA Wind River Police Department jail Thursday night. Stratmoen said an autopsy will be conducted Satuday. The woman’s identity has not yet been released. Prolonged efforts to revive the woman at the jail were unsuccessful.
(Camp Guernsey Joint Training Center, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy’s Class 21 will graduate Sept. 6, at 1 p.m., at the Eastern Wyoming College main auditorium, in Torrington. Lobby doors will open at 12:15 p.m.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – A Fort Washakie man who was on his third round of supervised probation allegedly absconded for nearly 8 months before being caught a little over a week ago.
(Moose, Wyo.) – A tribute to Shoshonean history and culture will take place at the Colter Bay Visitor Center in Grand Teton National Park on September 3rd and 4th. The Shoshonean peoples of the Eastern Great Basin and Western Plains hunted seasonally in what is now Grand Teton National Park and left behind a sizeable archeological record. Their modern-day descendants still live in the region and have maintained their languages and cultural practices. Cultural speakers and exhibits of traditional and modern Shoshonean arts will explain the present-day influence of Shoshone peoples. The following programs are free to the public.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – Eugene “Gene” Culbertson, 67, died at 3:13 pm, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, from an internal infection at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Services will be held at 10 am, Thursday, Aug. 21, at Torrey Lake Ranch, Dubois, Wyo. View the full obituary here.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – On Day 13 of the 100 Day Community Challenge on the Wind River Reservation, folks gathered for “Positive Sign Day” and a community walk.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – A number of great photographs came in to County10.com following the big rainstorms Thursday afternoon across the county. We’ve assembled those photos here. Thanks photographers for thinking of County10.com. Photos may be contributed to email@example.com.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – There were two power outages reported in the county overnight. One was the result of a lightning strike above Fort Washakie last night that lasted over an hour before a High Plains Power crew could arrive on the scene and restore electric service. There was a power bump reported in Hidden Valley last night as well, also the result of a lightning strike, a High Plains representative reported.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Significant Weather advisory for Central Fremont County until 4:45 pm MDT. At 3:51 pm MDT, National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Fort Washakie, moving east at 15 mph. Hail up to the size of pennies is expected with this storm, along with heavy rain.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The Board of Trustees of Fremont County School District #21 held a ceremony at a gravesite located behind the elementary building on Wednesday afternoon on ground recently acquired by the school. The graves are dated from the 1920’s when the school was a government boarding school. The Archeology Department from the University of Wyoming determined there were 8-10 graves located in the one area.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – An event to showcase the positive side of the Wind River Reservation is beginning Friday morning at Rocky Mountain Hall. Organizer Michael Chingman said the event is being planned “to bring the community together for 100 days of positive thoughts, actions and events to show our community there is good amongst us,” he said. “If we come together, we can get things done together.”
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Mary Lou Henan of Fort Washakie died at home on July 19, 2014. Visitation has been arranged for 4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Thursday, July 24, 2014, in the Chapel of Mount Hope, Hudson’s Funeral Home, Lander. The Funeral Service will be 10 a.m., Friday, July 25, 2014, in the Shoshone Episcopal Mission on Trout Creek Road. Burial will follow in the Sacajawea Cemetery. A full obituary will follow here at a later date.