Articles Archive for March 2010
Three words that summed up Ricky’s life are - laugh, love, and live!
Richard David Diaz (Ricky), 55, passed away in Lompoc on December 27th, 2009. Ricky was born in Herlong, California on August 27, 1955 to Richard Diaz of Lompoc and the late Pia Carolyn Diaz (Ceccarrelli).
Survivors include his father Rick Diaz, sister Carol A. Kirkland (husband Dwight), daughter Christina Barke, son John Milligan, nephew Shane Kirkland (wife Karlie and twins Kade and Layne), niece Jade Kirkland, grandchildren Victoria Porter, Azaylah Diaz, and Braden Milligan and his very close friend Lily Yepez …
Russell Brigham Jr.
Standford Christy Jr.
Paul Davidson II
Rodney Davidson II
Andrew Moreno Jr.
Child Care Program, Featured, Social Services »
A 13 year old girl and an 11 year old girl are in need of a safe, nurturing environment. The Fallon Tribal Social Services Program is recruiting foster parents for these and other children. Our goal is to provide for the well-being of children, which at times means finding a safe and caring home. We want our children to be in homes where their culture and traditions are honored and practiced. We need your help! So consider becoming a foster parent. If you are interested, please call our office for …
In the event that I am determined by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to be eligible to receive a portion of the Western Shoshone Judgment Funds (Judgment Funds) appropriated under Public Law 108-270, approved by Congress on July 7, 2004, and if I should become deceased prior to the disbursement of those Judgment Funds, then in that event, I give, devise, and bequeath all my share of the Judgment Funds to (or as follows): …
A meeting was held on March 4, 2010, at the Bureau of Indian Affairs Western Regional Office in Phoenix, Arizona. In attendance at the Meeting were top BIA officials of the Regional Office, Tribal Leaders of the Western Shoshone Member Tribes, and members of the Western Shoshone Claims Steering Committee. Also in attendance was Wendy Helgemo, Counsel, of Senator Reid’s staff.
Main topics of discussion were the application numbers, processing applications and issues involved, the appeals process for denied applications, deadlines and cutoff dates, and the possibility of a public meeting. …
The inspiration for this year’s Earth Day theme are the elders who raised us, the grandparents who taught us to conserve, and the old ways that valued the precious resources we depend on. Passing on these values to the younger generation will restore the circle of conservation.
Think about the things we all have to learn from the old way of doing things. Things like reusing aluminum foil, taking only what you need, not wasting food, planting a tree, using every part of a plant, bringing your own bag to …
I was elected the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe Treasurer in October, 2006. The Tribal Treasurer’s responsibilities are listed in the Bylaws of the Tribal Constitution and Bylaws:
“Amendment XIV – Article I, of the Bylaws, Duties of the Officers, Section 4. Treasurer
The Treasurer of the Fallon Business Council shall have care and custody of all valuables for the Tribe, and shall deposit all funds in an approved depository. The Treasurer shall disburse Tribal funds as ordered by the Fallon Business Council, and shall maintain financial accounts, receipts and records, which shall …