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Tribe takes advice of former mayor, asks that EPA ruling be delayed

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has joined the state of Wyoming in requesting that the Environmental Protection Agency stay its recent ruling redefining the ...

Whiteplume collecting tales of Sho-Rap firefighters for book

Fighting fires can be a dangerous and stimulating experience for a firefighter, and Robin Whiteplume thinks compiling those stories would be the best way to ...

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Interpretations vary on the EPA ruling, as well they might

Opinions, conclusions and misinformation are permeating the atmosphere of comment and ...

Tax change clarified for vehicle sales on rez

The Fremont County Treasurer's Office has announced a revision to the vehicle sales tax exemption policy for residents of the Wind River Indian ...

Rez students participate in National Drug Facts Week

In celebration of National Drug Facts Week, students from Arapahoe Middle School were encouraged to be drug and alcohol free and learned about the dangers of ...

Obama to be invited to education conference

Wyoming Department of Education officials say the agency will send an invitation to President Barack Obama, asking him to be a guest at the Wyoming Native ...

Internet reaching more entities on reservation

Communications specialists gave lawmakers an update on the Wind River Indian Reservation's Internet connections during the Wyoming Legislature's Select ...

This year, Ted Rivera, Rv Hereford Jr. and Rv Hereford Sr. said they got serious about their hunting skills and they decided to enter the Wyoming Best of the ...

FCAG backs challenge to rez border ruling; calm response urged

The recent Environmental Protection Agency opinion that ruled Riverton to be part of the Wind River Indian Reservation hasn't changed how the county and ...

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 ...

 
 

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