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article 37-Year Lawsuit Settles Issue Of Tribal Water Rights
(9/19/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Earlier this month in a Worland courthouse, a judge signed a final decree that brought to end what’s probably the longest-running lawsuit in Wyoming...
article 37-year lawsuit over water, tribal rights on Wind-Big Horn examined in UW event
(9/1/2014)
(Wyoming) -- One of the longest-running lawsuits over water in the history of Wyoming may finally be coming to a close — and the University of Wyoming is putting...
article LETTER: Water compact: Lawsuit attempts to rewrite history
(4/21/2014)
(Wyoming) -- You recently printed a letter from a compact proponent who concluded that because the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have had past success in the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Native Vote

article Native Americans getting more politically involved in Wyoming; 7 candidates in Wind River area
(8/29/2014)
(Wyoming) -- American Indians in Wyoming increasingly are asserting themselves, fighting for more say on environmental issues and fielding more candidates in state and...
1 Article on this Issue

Ted Nugent

article Nugent defends his ‘Native credibility’ in face of protests
(8/4/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Rock star and political firebrand Ted Nugent spoke Saturday to an appreciative crowd at the Tea Party rally in Emblem. Nugent, politically outspoken and...
article The Nuge, Tea Partiers rally against Obama
(8/4/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Just 17 days before the Wyoming primary, rocker and controversial conservative pundit Ted Nugent and a former Fox News military analyst revved up a Tea...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Wind River

article Details still scarce in Tuesday officer-involved shooting; FBI confirms gunfire was ‘not accidental’
(8/1/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Details are still hard to come by in an a Tuesday evening officer-involved shooting on the Wind River Indian Reservation that resulted in the death of a...
article FBI: Fatal shooting by law enforcement officer on Wind River reservation was not accidental
(8/1/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A law enforcement officer who fatally shot a man Tuesday on the Wind River Indian Reservation fired the gun on purpose, according to the FBI.
article CONSERVATIVE POV: Exploiting Indians
(7/29/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Many of Doug Thompson’s constituents are nervous. Some are angry. More still are confused. The soft-spoken Wyoming cattle rancher has been ranching in...
article TripAdvisor honors hotel
(6/20/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Wind River Hotel and Casino was honored by TripAdvisor with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence award. TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site...
article Anti-sovereignty group brings its twisted message to Riverton
(6/17/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Citizens Equal Rights Alliance (CERA) took its long-running road show to Riverton last weekend to tell members of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern...
article Dispute over Wyoming tribal boundary stirs debate
(6/16/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Representatives of Wyoming tribes and a national group dedicated to ending tribal sovereignty held a lively but civil debate over a boundary dispute...
article Group urges leaders to stand up to EPA on Riverton boundary ruling
(6/14/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Members of the Citizens Equal Rights Alliance began their weekend conference in Riverton by encouraging local leaders to stand up to the EPA on a ruling...
article Group, tribal leaders debate federal decision that Riverton-area lands are part of reservation
(6/14/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Representatives of Wyoming tribes and a national group dedicated to ending tribal sovereignty held a lively but civil debate over a boundary dispute...
press release University of Wyoming Indian law professor: CERA’s legal arguments ‘don’t hold water’
(6/14/2014)
(Wyoming) -- An anti-Indian group rallying in Riverton this weekend promotes legal theories that clash with the U.S. and Wyoming Constitutions, University of Wyoming...
article Anti-sovereignty group to stage meetings over EPA ruling today and tomorrow in Riverton
(6/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A meeting of the Citizens Equal Rights Alliance scheduled for this morning at Riverton City Hall, and a workshop at the Fremont County Fairgrounds over the...
article Convention on tribal policy causes open-meeting dispute in Riverton
(6/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A closed meeting Friday of the Citizens Equal Rights Alliance, local government officials and the media in Riverton City Hall is raising a dispute over the...
article Northern Arapaho Business Council urges civility toward anti-Indian group
(6/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho leaders today urged tribal members to show restraint while the anti-Indian group Citizens Equal Rights Alliance (CERA) rallies in Riverton...
article Small turnout for CERA Workshop at Riverton City Hall; EPA decision said to be unconstitutional
(6/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Fremont County Commission Chairman Doug Thompson was the first presenter at a Citizens Equal Rights Alliance (CERA) workshop for elected leaders, law...
article Group's arrival sparks concern among tribes
(6/12/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Tensions have long existed between residents of Riverton and the nearby Wind River Indian Reservation. But they've reached a new level in recent months...
article Sex offender addresses verified on Wind River Reservation
(6/12/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Every sex offender on the Wind River Indian Reservation required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act was located and had...
article Eastern Shoshone tribal liaison steps down, slams Gov. Mead
(6/11/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Eastern Shoshone tribal liaison Sara Robinson announced Monday she is stepping down as the tribe's representative to both the Wyoming Legislature and...
article Robinson to leave Tribal Liaison position; Blasts Legislature and State for disrespect of Tribal peoples
(6/11/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Eastern Shoshone Tribal Liaison Sara Robinson told the Select Committee on Tribal Relations today that she is leaving her position to join the Fremont...
article Northern Arapaho Tribe upset with upcoming event in Riverton with alleged anti-Indian group
(6/9/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A letter sent to Fremont County’s elected officials from the Northern Arapaho Tribe on Thursday is filled with inaccuracies and misinformation,...
article Wind River boundary dispute attracts group
(6/7/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A dispute over a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency decision saying that lands around Riverton are legally Indian Country has spurred a national group to...
press release 'Anti-Indian' advocacy group plans two-day Riverton event
(6/5/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho leaders expressed dismay that the City of Riverton will host an advocacy group known for its efforts to destroy Native American tribal...
article Wind River Hotel and Casino receives TripAdvisor Excellence Award
(6/3/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Wind River Hotel and Casino has been honored by TripAdvisor with a 2014 Certificate of Excellence award. TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel...
article Indian Casino Closest to Yellowstone Park Wins TripAdvisor Award
(6/3/2014)
(Wyoming) -- In the heart of west, Wyoming's biggest casino has received praise from TridAdvisor, the world's largest travel site. The company awards the...
article Tribal health targeting men and youth in new programs
(6/3/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Eastern Shoshone Tribal Health has implemented two new programs with the intent to target specific groups on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Eastern...
article Tribal Relations Committee Meeting
(5/27/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A meeting of the Wyoming Legislature’s Select Committee on Tribal Relations is planned for June Ninth on the Central Wyoming College campus.
article Indian gaming group blasts state, feds for challenging EPA on border
(5/26/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A resolution condemning efforts by state and federal representatives to clarify the boundary of the Wind River Indian Reservation has been passed by the...
article Windfall Enriches Life on a Poor Reservation [sub req'd]
(5/24/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Misty Mann, a single mother raising three children here on the impoverished Wind River Indian Reservation, has long had to cope without money to spare.
article NIGA Takes Stand With Wind River Against Opposing State Legislation
(5/21/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The National Indian Gaming Association has promised to fight a proposed bill that would terminate 170,000 acres of the Wind River Reservation and set a...
press release National Indian Gaming Association condemns Wind River termination bill
(5/16/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The National Indian Gaming Association this week condemned efforts by the State of Wyoming and its congressional delegates to terminate 170,000 acres of the...
article WY Farm Bureau Files against EPA on Indian Ruling
(5/14/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Wyoming Farm Bureau last week challenged the decision of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant the Northern Arapahoe Tribe and the...
article Reservation Boundary Symposium
(5/5/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho leaders have invited Governor Matt Mead, the state’s congressional delegation and others to a symposium tomorrow in Riverton to learn...
article Report Suggests That Problems Exist At The Northern Arapaho Department Of Family Services
(5/2/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The tribes on the Wind River Indian Reservation run their own family services agencies, funded by the tribes themselves, federal grants and contracts with...
article Tribal settlement money evident in increased car sales locally
(5/2/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Vehicle sales saw a bump in Fremont County as Northern Arapaho tribal members began receiving settlement checks from a lawsuit over mineral royalties.
article Banks say settlement check transactions are going 'smoothly'
(4/29/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Many banks in Riverton saw a lot of activity Wednesday when oil and gas settlement checks of $6,300 were delivered to roughly 9,700 Northern Arapaho tribal...
article Wind River Indian Reservation sees first checks arrive in $157 million settlement
(4/23/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The first installment in a $157 million federal settlement began to pour into the Wind River Indian Reservation on Wednesday, as members of the Northern...
article Northern Arapaho Tribe invites Gov. Mead to ‘Mending Fences’ symposium regarding the reservation boundary dispute
(4/22/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho leaders today reportedly invited Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, the state’s congressional delegation, and others to a May 6 symposium in...
article Wind River Tribes Plan Ahead For Settlement Checks
(4/22/2014)
(Wyoming) -- In 2012, the tribes who share the Wind River Indian Reservation, the Eastern Shoshone and the Northern Arapaho Tribes, came to a settlement with the federal...
article Big settlement checks due for Arapahos next week; Shoshone process delayed
(4/17/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Business Council has released a public notice stating that long-awaited mineral settlement checks will be mailed to enrolled tribal...
article Money Heads To The Wind River Indian Reservation
(4/17/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Long-awaited money from a settlement on the Wind River Indian Reservation is finally on its way. The 157 million dollar settlement between the tribes and...
article Tribe has 'grave concerns' about fed legislation on reservation border
(4/9/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe continues to "slam" drafted federal legislation that would clarify the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
article Wyoming Senator Drafts Bill ‘To Clarify’ Reservation Borders
(4/9/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming and the tribes who share the Wind River Indian Reservation in the state are still waiting for their day in court to resolve a border dispute on the...
40 Total Articles on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Oil companies accused of racial discrimination at Wyoming site
(7/5/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Equal Opportunity Commission and employees of Dart Energy and J&R Well Service are suing, accusing the companies of racial discrimination on job...
1 Article on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Association

article N.I.G.A. Condemns Wind River Termination Bill
(5/20/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The National Indian Gaming Association is condemning efforts by the State of Wyoming and its congressional delegation to terminate the disputed 170,000...
1 Article on this Issue

Cobell

article Enrolled Arapahoes to begin receiving settlement monies; Checks to be mailed on 21st
(4/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Business Council today announced that settlement checks for enrolled members will be mailed on April 21st.
article Northern Arapahoe Finally Get Settlement Checks
(4/11/2014)
(Wyoming) -- There’s good news for the Northern Arapaho Nation in Wyoming. The check is in the mail. A case involving the sale and consolidation of Native American...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Arapaho Tribe appoints management team to help administer cooperative programs
(9/20/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Business Council (NABC) Thursday launched a management team to oversee the Tribe’s contribution to Arapaho-Shoshone cooperative...
article Eastern Shoshone Tribe Primary Election Results told: Top Six to move to General
(9/19/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The primary election for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe was held this week, and the top six candidates for the Business Council and the Entertainment Committee...
article Into the cave: Is 'Little Man Mine' site where mummy was found?
(9/14/2014)
(Wyoming) -- We zigzagged across the sage and stone, following a line visible only on a map. 7,700 feet above sea level. Look up, covering eyes against the midday sun....
article Joint tribal business council dissolved
(9/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Business Council has decided to dissolve the Shoshone and Arapaho Joint Business Council. The joint council provided a forum for...
article Wyoming Indian breaks ground on new elementary school; Hoffman named interim superintendent
(9/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Fremont County School District 14 is finally breaking ground on a new elementary school. This milestone also comes with the news that Superintendent Terry...
article NABC’s dissolving the Joint Business Council on the WRIR receives mostly positive reactions from NAT
(9/11/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Yesterday’s action by the Northern Arapaho Business Council to withdraw from the Joint Business Council (JBC) thus dissolving the body, was a long...
article Northern Arapaho Dissolve Joint Business Council
(9/11/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Saying that it wants more Tribal Sovereignty, the Northern Arapaho tribe is leaving the Joint Tribal Business Council it had shared with the Eastern...
article Eastern Shoshone Tribe rejects NABC declaration on JBC; Will no longer recognize Arapaho authority
(9/10/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Eastern Shoshone Tribe did not react well to their neighboring tribe’s pronouncement of dissolving the Shoshone and Arapahoe Joint Business...
article Northern Arapaho dissolve Joint Business Council in bid for sovereignty
(9/10/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Business Council has withdrawn from the Shoshone and Arapaho Joint Business Council. The move dissolves a governance structure created...
article Northern Arapaho tribe dissolves joint business council
(9/10/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Business Council on Wednesday announced its decision to dissolve the Shoshone and Arapaho Joint Business Council.
article Pulitzer Prize winner Timothy Egan discusses E.S. Curtis’s Indian photographs at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, September 17
(9/7/2014)
(Wyoming) -- One of the many treasures in the McCracken Research Library at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, is a complete set of E.S. Curtis’...
article Dubois woman hit nearly half-million dollar jackpot at Wind River Casino
(9/4/2014)
(Wyoming) -- With the push of a button, Vonna Smith was $477,489 richer. On August 31, the Dubois resident won the largest jackpot in the history of the Wind River Hotel...
article Native American politics heat up in Wyoming
(9/1/2014)
(Wyoming) -- American Indians in Wyoming increasingly are asserting themselves, fighting for more say on environmental issues and fielding more candidates in state and...
article Bison hunt starts slowly in northwest Wyoming
(9/1/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Hunters haven't had much success at the start of the annual Jackson Hole bison hunt in northwest Wyoming. Game managers said only 11 bison were...
article Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own
(8/31/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Facing discrimination from whites and social problems of their own, the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs make their conditions for victory.
article Midterms…Native American Clout
(8/30/2014)
(Wyoming) -- American Indians in Wyoming increasingly are asserting themselves, fighting for more say on environmental issues and fielding more candidates in state and...
article Many Bald Eagles Are Victims of Lead Poisoning, but This One Got Intensive Care
(8/29/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Meghan Warren grabbed the bald eagle's legs with thick leather gloves to secure its powerful talons. With her other hand, she pinned the bird's...
article Grass Fire burned trees, threatened structure Tuesday night on Reservation
(8/28/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Riverton Fire District responded at 8:08 p.m. Tuesday night to a grass fire off of the Sand Draw Road on Oberg Lane on the Wind River Indian Reservation...
article Wyoming lottery rakes in $200,000 in opening-day sales
(8/27/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Natrona County led the way in first-day lottery ticket sales Sunday, banking a little over $36,400 according to the Wyoming Lottery Corporation.
article Lottery sells $200K on first day
(8/25/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Wyoming Lottery launch drew customers who spent almost $200,000 buying Powerball and Mega Millions tickets Sunday after sales began statewide at noon.

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