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EPA ruling changes nothing for time being in Riverton

Editor:
As mayor of the city of Riverton, I feel a strong obligation to respond to the recent EPA ruling declaring Riverton as Indian Country.
First of all, ...

Tribe declines to give formal testimony on EPA decision

Representatives from the Northern Arapaho Tribe say it is inappropriate for them, at this time, to discuss formally a recent ruling by the Environmental ...

Brown brothers to serve seven years for 2006 beating death of Riverton man

Brothers Alan and Vernon Brown each have been sentenced to 84 months in prison in connection with the 2006 death of Tad Paul Barnson in Fremont County.
They ...

Second set of Cobell payments on its way

The second set of payments from the Cobell Settlement is due to be distributed to members of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes within a few ...

EPA action on rez 'is unlawful'

Editor:
The Environmental Protection Agency's administrative action expanding the Wind River Indian Reservation raises many questions. Here are a few of ...

The Wyoming Legislature's Select Committee on Tribal Relations facilitated the first public discussion Monday in Fort Washakie on the recent Environmental ...

Wisconsin, Wyoming colleges collaborate to help reservation students gain degrees

Through a combined effort from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the Wind River Tribal College, students of the Wind River Indian Reservation walked the ...

Tribes' push on air quality has nothing to do with air quality

Editor:
Mr. Breight, well said (letter to the editor Sunday, Dec. 15).
The EPA ruling letting the tribes monitor air quality has nothing to do with air ...

EPA ruling on reservation 'is unlawful' and 'cannot be honored by the state'

Editor:
The Environmental Protection Agency's administrative action expanding the Wind River Indian Reservation raises many questions. Here are a few of ...

Rez youths put their talents on display

Members of the Wind River UNITY council and the Eastern Shoshone Cross-Age Peer Education project had a busy weekend hosting their first talent show Dec. 7 to ...

ESCAPE mentors finish training

Fifteen youths from the Wind River Indian Reservation received certificates of completion Dec. 8 that honored the more than 240 hours of training they have ...

Mead says state won't honor EPA rez ruling

Gov. Matt Mead has written to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy saying Wyoming won't honor her agency's recent determination that ...

Take EPA's ruling on reservation to court immediately and 'fight it out'

Editor:
The EPA now says Riverton is part of the Indian reservation, eh? Who the heck is the EPA to decide that? Take this to court immediately and fight it ...

EPA says it has right to set rez border, but the intent is limited

Some federal officials disagree with Riverton leaders who say questions about the boundary of the Wind River Indian Reservation need to be resolved in court. ...

Local state legislators are concerned a Dec. 10 Environmental Protection Agency ruling could hurt Wyoming's economy, but they were skeptical the change would ...

Tribe says it is ready for talks with Riverton leaders

Northern Arapaho tribal leaders have invited Riverton officials to discuss the potential effects of a federal agency's ruling regarding the boundaries of the ...

State ready to fight reservation border decision by EPA

State lawmakers say they plan to take a "strong, proactive position" against a recent decision by the Environmental Protection Agency impacting the boundaries ...

Federal agency says Riverton still is part of 'Indian Country'

After many years of trying, the two Wind River Indian Reservation tribes finally have found a federal entity willing to say that Riverton is part of the ...

Times have changed and today, people can go home to a warm bed, a blanket, a closet full of clothes, a home cooked meal and a vehicle in the driveway. But what ...

District 21 moving funds to save money

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees has approved moving funds from the Wyoming State Treasurer's Asset Reserve (Wyo-STAR) to the Wyoming ...

 
 

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