(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.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – On Saturday, Fort Washakie High graduated its Class of 2014. Thanks to Shad Hamilton for sharing these photos of the graduates.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Those attending a beekeeping workshop in Fort Washakie will hear a caring for bees and honey production overview and then have the option to build a hive to take home.
(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.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – LeRoy Edward Shoopman died peacefully on May 10, 2014 at Morning Star Manor in Ft. Washakie, Wyoming.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Earlier this week we reported that a Lander team had come in second at last week’s 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament in Thermopolis. We have since found out that another Fremont County was the first place winners!
(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.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Zethal Nephi, 67, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, at Morning Star Manor in Ft. Washakie, Wyo. She was born November 21, 1947, in Ft. Washakie the daughter of the late Viola Mary (Barney) Hill and Hunting Hill.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – A “Life RU Ready?” event is planned on Tuesday, May 6 in the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. This program is a joint effort in cooperation with public health, prevention agencies, law enforcement, legal counsel, coroner’s office, health care agencies, and youth volunteers. “Life RU Ready?” has been a successful activity in Campbell and Washakie counties; this is a first time event for Fremont County. Sixth grade students from Shoshoni, Wind River, Fort Washakie and Dubois school districts will be participating.
(Nashville, TN) – The transportation director of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes traveled to Nashville this week to receive a national safety advocacy award from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA).
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Billie Arlene Shoopman died peacefully on April 28, 2014 at Morning Star Manor in Ft. Washakie, Wyo.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Eighteen miles.
Two members of the Eastern Shoshone Business Council and the Tribe’s Attorney General were reportedly removed from office on votes taken by the Tribe’s General Council this past weekend. According to numerous reports, ESBC members Ivan Posey and Wes Martel were ousted from their positions along with the Tribe’s Attorney General, Kimberly D. Varilek.
BREAKING: Abandoned home reportedly fully engulfed in flames in Fort Washakie; Send pictures if you’re in the area
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Fort Washakie, Lander Rural and other Battalions are being called to an abandoned house fully engulfed in flames on Tapay Drive north of Fort Washakie.
(Lander, Wyo.) – A 20-year-old Fort Washakie man faces seven criminal charges after nearly causing a late-night wreck with a Lander Police Officer and fleeing from officers when a traffic stop was attempted.
Better coordination and more training cited as needed in the county’s juvenile justice system, tribal entities state
From left: Sen. Cale Case, Rep. Patrick Goggles and Rep. Jerry Paxton at yesterday’s Select Committee on Tribal Relations. Joshua Scheer photo.
Wyoming Attorney General Peter K. Michael, center, flanked by Assistant AG Jeremiah Williamson and Governor’s Chief of Staff Kari Gray at today’s meeting. Joshua Scheer photo.
EPA jurisdiction ruling topic in Monday Select Committee on Tribal Relations meeting in Fort Washakie
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – During Wyoming State Legislature Select Committee on Tribal Relations meeting on Monday will be one of the first official meetings where the jurisdiction issues raised by the EPA’s ruling that Riverton and other portions of northern Fremont County are Indian Country.