Today’s Obituaries: Sage, McDonnell

obituaries(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.

Ada McDonell

(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.

Luther James Roberts

(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.

Today’s Obituaries: Tindall

Edmond Tindall013(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.

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.