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Idaho Rodeo Hall of Fame honors tribal members inductees

By LORI EDMO-SUPPAH
Sho-Ban News
GOODING — It was a time for reflection and fellowship at the Idaho Rodeo Hall of Fame dinner Saturday, August 16 at the Gooding County Fairgrounds.
Inductees with family members and friends, along with family members of posthumous inductees were present where they received plaques and posters acknowledging the honor.

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Links

Shoshone-Bannock Festival
www.sbtribes.com/festival
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
Official Website:
www.shoshonebannocktribes.com

Shoshone-Bannock High School
www.sbd537.org
CobelSettlement
www.cobellsettlement.com
Native American Journalist Association
www.naja.com
BIA Regions, Agencies & Tribes
www.bia.gov

 

Bannock Gathering presentation focuses on family history

Abrahamson: Bigger Festival grounds needed

By LORI EDMO-SUPPAH
Sho-Ban News
FORT HALL — Shoshone-Bannock Festival Coordinator Rose Ann Abrahamson said she is amazed how everything came together for the annual event and she appreciates the hard work of all of the entities who were committed to showcase the Tribes.
She is also amazed at the turnout of the people as the event is promoted as one of the top 100 places to visit, “I believe we did it.”

 

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Murray crowned Miss Sho-Ban video by Joseph Wadsworth.

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Festival Indian relay championship video by Joseph Wadsworth.

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Festival Grand Entry video by Joseph Wadsworth.

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Reservation District clean up day set for August 23

FORT HALL — The various Fort Hall Indian Reservation District committees have planned cleanup day activities on Saturday, August 23.
Following is a list:
• Buffalo Lodge District Annual Clean Up is Saturday, August 23. Sign up is 8 to 10 a.m.
Wristbands will be given after lunch to those that signed up and helped clean. Limited amount of wristbands will be issued. Lunch will be provided to the workers at noon.
Refreshments will be on hand.
Bring gloves, shovels, rakes, pitch forks, wear comfortable shoes, and dress appropriately for the day. Any questions contact Eric Wahtomy 208-705-4247
• Gibson District is also August 23 with sign up at 8 a.m. rain or shine. Wristbands to the first 200 kids ages 6 to 17 years. Admission tickets to the first 100 adults (18 years of age and older) and coupon booklets to the first ten little kids ages three to five years.
Bring tribal identification cards, gloves, rakes, shovels and weed cutters. For more information contact Tino Batt at 251-2865 or Marlo Tissidimit at 680-6930.
• Ross Fork District clean up is on August 23. Sign up is at 8 a.m. at the community center for Ross Fork residents only (Shoshone-Bannock tribal members). Lunch will be served.


FHPD & Corrections Festival report

FORT HALL – The Shoshone-Bannock Corrections Festival Report shows there was a total inmate count at the facility on August 11 of 71 inmates, 11 females and 60 males.
Of those, there were 25 adult intakes (14 from the Festival grounds and 11 from outside), 9 warrants, 1 domestic violence, 1 DUI and 14 intoxicated persons.
There were also 5 juvenile intakes, 2 female and 3 males, 4 intoxication and 2 obstructing and 1 warrant.
The Corrections Department also assisted with Rodeo parking and Indian Relay parking. Garbage cleanup was completed by the inmate work program, in the camping area, softball field, powwow arena, Skate Park and vendors. The total overtime hours for the Corrections Division totaled 725 hours.
During the Festival dates of August 7 to 11 the Fort Hall Police Department responded to 391 reports.
1 abandoned vehicle; 2 alarm; 16 ambulance or medical assistance; 1 animal problem; 1 alcohol offense; 1 assault, simple; 14 agency assist; 14 attempt to locate; 2 business or license violation; 1 child abuse or neglect; 1 custodial interference; 2 citizen assist; 8 civil matters; 8 community contact; 2 community service; 2 contempt of court; 1 court order; 1 controlled substance, possession, paraphernalia; 2 disorderly conduct; 1 domestic violence; 3 DUI alcohol or drugs; 1 eluding; 6 extra patrol; 2 family fight, nonviolent; 1 false fire alarm; 1 fire; 1 FPR; 2 equipment-headlight/taillight; 1 hit & run; 3 inattentive; 1 inhalation; 21 intoxicated person; 2 juvenile runaway; 6 juvenile problem; 4 lost/found child; 1 lost/found property, 2 LPR; 6 medical transport; 4 motorist assist; 5 missing person; 10 negative contact; 1 obstructing officer; 2 parking problem; 5 paper service; 4 property damage/not vandalism; 2 suspicious person or circumstance; 9 reckless driving; 1 repossession of property; 113 security check; 1 SORNA; 1 suicidal subject; 19 suspicion; 2 traffic accident, property damage; 3 traffic accident, personal injury; 4 traffic hazard; 2 threatening; 31 traffic offense; 1 trespass of real property; 3 theft, property, other; 4 TRES; 3 theft, vehicle, automobile; 1 unlawful assembly; 10 warrant service; 5 welfare check.

Monday, 25 August, 2014

 


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Murray crowned Miss Sho-Ban

By ALEXANDRIA ALVAREZ
Sho-Ban News
FORT HALL — Tadraschell Sister Murray was crowned Miss Shoshone-Bannock LI (51) Friday, August 8 after a cloud burst delayed the event.
First attendant and Miss Congeniality is Sequoia Dance, second attendant is Charlie Neaman and third attendant is Joi Lee Thomas.


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