A family-owned daily newspaper serving Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming since 1949

Related Content: Eastern Shoshone

Tribe calls on feds to drop eagle appeal

The Northern Arapaho Tribe is calling on the federal government to drop a legal appeal that's blocking the tribe from killing bald eagles for religious ...

RPD creating part-time liaison position to address alleged discrimination

The Riverton Police Department is creating a new position in an effort to address alleged acts of discrimination in town.
RPD chief Mike Broadhead said the ...

EPA terminates grants to tribes, citing failure to cooperate jointly

Decision added to boundary case update

The Environmental Protection Agency has terminated its grants to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho ...

Shoshones receive grant from Minnesota tribe

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has received a $355,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, a tribe located southwest of Minneapolis.
Eastern ...

Tribes forward nominations for state tribal liaison positions

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has nominated Leslie Shakespeare for the job.

Gov. Matt Mead praised the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's choice of tribal liaison ...

Water storage on the Wind River Indian Reservation was a key discussion topic this week when Gov. Matt Mead visited the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.
State Sen. Eli ...

State renews gaming compact with Shoshones

The State of Wyoming extended the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's Class III Gaming Compact on June 16 after Gov. Matt Mead met with members of the Eastern Shoshone ...

Tribes objecting to hospital request to join state's side in EPA border adjudication

The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes are opposed to a request by Riverton Memorial Hospital to file a friend-of-the-court brief in the dispute ...

Pacesetter award applicants to apply via videos

The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking students for the Wyoming Native American Student Pacesetter Award. Recipients will be announced at this year's ...

Hospital to oppose EPA in boundary case

Riverton Memorial Hospital maintains that a recent medical malpractice case filed against it in tribal court on the Wind River Indian Reservation underscores ...

Program offering 'mental health first aid' training Wednesday

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Methamphetamine Suicide Prevention Initiative says it is hosting Fremont County's first-ever training on "mental ...

Tribe hosting job fair to hire for expansion

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe is hosting job fairs at two locations Thursday to hire for a major renovation at the tribe's casino.
The first fair is 1 p.m. to 3 ...

Shoshone, Arapaho receiving grant from National Park Service

The National Park Service has announced that $8.78 million in grants will be allocated to 154 American Indian tribes to "support their historic preservation ...

Elected officials visit with ESBC; tribe reports on casino expansion

Newly elected Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray took advantage of an offer made by Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, to visit the Eastern Shoshone Tribe on March 26 ...

Tyler attends powwow in Denver to represent tribe

Hundreds attend the Denver March Powwow each year to compete, dance, sell crafts, eat and gather with family members. Tribal members from across the United ...

State 'needs to get a lot more' out of liaison posts

Editor:
In response to the ...

Chief Washakie art in Capitol for sale; state among potential buyers

CHEYENNE --Paintings that depict the life of Chief Washakie and hung in Lander's Noble Hotel decades ago are for sale, and the state of Wyoming is a potential ...

House OKs amended bill on tribal liaisons; Senate now must concur

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday afternoon that will overhaul the state's tribal liaison program.
Senate File 50 will ...

Job would be under the governor, not the tribes

CHEYENNE -- A bill restructuring the state's tribal liaison program advanced in the Wyoming House of ...

Reservation health group receives $198K grant

The funds will help support efforts to improve cardiovascular health among members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.

The AstraZeneca HealthCare ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

© 2015 Riverton Ranger, Inc.