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BREAKING: Missing teens reportedly located alive

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.”

And, they're off!

Moccasin Lake Challenge held Saturday in memory of Harrison “Bunny” Shoyo Jr.

(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.

Photo provided by Leah Maltbie.

Fort Washakie art students complete semester-long project on last day of school

(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.


Today’s Obituaries: Gunnison, Hurt, Juschka and Miller

Screen Shot 2014-05-22 at 2.20.54 PM(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.

Eileen June Juschka photo

June Eileen (Large) Juschka

(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.


Today’s Obituaries: Mendenall and Shoopman

Screen Shot 2014-05-12 at 1.51.13 PM(Kinnear, Wyo.) – Francis “Marvin” Mendenall, 82, of Kinnear, died at his home on Thursday, May 8, 2014. A viewing will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014, at Davis Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Davis Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Mountain View Cemetery. Read the full obituary here.


Today’s Obituaries: Neil and Nephi

image(Riverton, Wyo.) – Lorraine Neil, 57, of Riverton died at the Casper Medical Center on Monday, May 5, 2014. A viewing will be held on Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Davis Funeral Home. A rosary will follow at 7 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, May 12, 2104, at 10 a.m. at Davis Funeral Home with burial to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. View the complete obituary here.