(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.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Harrison A. “Bunny” Shoyo Jr. of Fort Washakie died in his home on December 25, 2013. A visitation has been arranged for on Friday, December 27, 2013 from 4 – 7 p.m., with the prayer service starting at 7 p.m., in the Rocky Mountain Hall. At 9 p.m. visitation will be moved from the hall to the family home, 130 Stewart Lane, for the rest of the night. A Funeral Service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, December 28, 2013, in the Rocky Mountain Hall, Fort Washakie. Burial will follow in the Sacajawea Cemetery. The full obituary is published here.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Harrison A. “Bunny” Shoyo Jr. of Fort Washakie died in his home on December 25, 2013. A visitation has been arranged for on Friday, December 27, 2013 from 4 – 7 p.m., with the prayer service starting at 7 p.m., in the Rocky Mountain Hall. At 9 p.m. visitation will be moved from the hall to the family home, 130 Stewart Lane, for the rest of the night. A Funeral Service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, December 28, 2013, in the Rocky Mountain Hall, Fort Washakie. Burial will follow in the Sacajawea Cemetery.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Sandra “Sandy” McMillen, 67, of Riverton, died at Riverton Memorial Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Cremation has taken place and inurnment will be with her family at Mountain View Cemetery. A memorial service will be Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, 10 a.m. at the CES Johnson Center. Pastor Ed Murray will officiate. A reception with cookies and punch will follow the service. Read the full obituary here.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Bruce R. Means, 54, of Ft. Washakie, Wyo., died at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyo., on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. A rosary will be held on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Great Plains Hall, the wake will follow. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Great Plains Hall with Father Phil Wagner officiating. Burial will follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery at St. Stephens.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Daniel Lee “Danny” Brown, of Fort Washakie, died in Lander on December 7, 2013. He was 47 years of age. Visitation will begin Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 5 p.m. and will continue through the night in the Rocky Mountain Hall, Fort Washakie. See the complete obituary here.