(Lander, Wyo.) – A number of grass fires around the county this afternoon have kept firefighters hopping in Lander and near Fort Washakie.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The final day of the 55th annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days and Powwow as a good time, with dancing and competitions going long into the night. Thanks, once again, to George Abeyta for sharing these photos from Sunday with County10.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – It was a festive day Saturday at Fort Washakie with hundreds of dancers taking part in the annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days. Bridget Garrity shared these photos of the event with County10.com. Thanks Bridgett!
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Thanks to County10’s own Ally Weller for sharing this photo of nearly complete double rainbow over the Wind River Indian Reservation. The photo was taken Friday evening northwest of Fort Washakie.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – LivingWorks Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainers (ASIST) conducted a first-ever training in Lander earlier this year, co-sponsored by the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming, in partnership with the Grace For 2 Brothers Foundation. In celebration of that success, an ASIST workshop is being made available to anyone in Fremont County.
(St. Stephen’s, Wyo.) – Funeral services for Donna Ree Goodman, 71, who died June 21, 2014, in Casper, Wyo., will be held 10 a.m., Friday, June 27th at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church with Father Phil Wagner officiating. Interment will follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery in St. Stephen’s, Wyo. A Rosary will be held Thursday, June 26th at Great Plains Hall with a wake to follow at 1613 17 Mile Road. Read the full obituary here.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Dean Noseep, age 40, passed away Sunday June 22, 2014, at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He was born August 1, 1973, at Tahlequah, Okla., the son of Matthew and Anna Noseep.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Dani Jonez took this photograph of Washakie Reservoir one day last week, capturing the subtle pastels reflected off of the water and sky. Thanks for sharing with our County10.com readers Dani!
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Shannon Maria Hurtado died in her home in Fort Washakie on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Visitation has been arranged for June 11 beginning at 5 p.m. at the family home, 28 Crooked Creek Lane. It will continue over night, same location. The Funeral Service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, June 12, 2014, in the Rocky Mountain Hall. Burial will follow in the Sacajawea Cemetery. A full obituary will follow at a later date.
UPDATED to correct visitation location.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation is currently investigating a death in the Fort Washakie area that was reported on Saturday morning. FBI Special Agent Philip Niedringhaus in the bureau’s Denver office confirmed the death investigation in an email to County10.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Eastern Shoshone Business Council Member Wes Martel, who was recently reinstated as a member of the council, submitted his resignation on Monday.
UPDATE at 3:40 p.m. from Fremont County Sheriff’s Office: “The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Wind River Police Department with a Search and Rescue Operation, in the Moccasin Lake area near Fort Washakie. Three (3) local residents from the Fort Washakie area had been missing for over 48 hrs. after their vehicle became stuck. The 3 were located around 2:30 this afternoon in ok condition. The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office has concluded their assistance at this time.”
UPDATE at 12:25 p.m. Winds in the area of the search have forced the fixed wing aircraft to suspend the air search. Ground forces are being marshaled.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – By all accounts, Saturday’s Moccasin Lake Challenge was a tremendous success. Organized by Michael Chingman, the event drew 128 runners and some 80 volunteers, including 30 runners from out-of-state. The 18 mile challenge race started with a check-in at Rocky Mountain Hall, and then to the starting point along Trout Creek Road where the road climbs the Wind River Range to Moccasin Lake.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – On the last day of school, Fort Washkie High School art students completed a semester-long project in the painting of a buffalo. Teacher Leah Maltbie said the buffalo was bought for the school a few years back and the students worked on it this semester, finishing on the last day of the school.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Karen P. Gunnison, 80, of Riverton, died at the Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation – Wind River Center on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Cremation has taken place and her ashes will be taken back the family burial plot in Northern New York for a memorial service at a later date. Read the full obituary here.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Funeral services for June Eileen (Large) Juschka, 90, will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the First Christian Church in Wheatland, Wyoming with Pastor Andy Gudahl officiating. Interment will be in the Wheatland Cemetery. June Juschka joined the angels on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming surrounded by her loving family.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – This morning the Wind River Environmental Quality Commission and USDA Rural Development celebrated the next step in the commission’s ongoing process of handling the Wind River Indian Reservation’s waste management.