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article Clifford nominated for business award
(10/18/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Wind River Hotel and Casino assistant general manger Andrea Clifford has been nominated by the Wyoming Business Report for the Women of Influence Award in...
article NABC: Feds extend Arapaho gaming; business expansion will result
(10/12/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior this week agreed to extend Northern Arapaho authority to operate Las Vegas-style gaming on the Wind River Reservation...
article Wyoming to 10th Circuit: EPA’s Reservation Boundary Decision was Wrong
(10/7/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The State of Wyoming, through the Attorney General, filed its opening brief in the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the EPA’s attempt to...
article Wyoming: Court should reject EPA's tribal boundary
(10/7/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The state of Wyoming is asking a federal appeals court to reject the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's determination that Riverton and surrounding...
article Three charged with murder in stabbing on Wind River Indian Reservation
(10/3/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation charged three residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Jared...
article Eastern Shoshone reject Northern Arapaho dissolution of Joint Business Council
(9/30/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Members of the Eastern Shoshone business council are rejecting the Northern Arapaho tribe’s attempt to dissolve the Joint Business Council that...
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...
40 Total Articles on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Native Sun News: Foes of uranium mine make case at hearing
(10/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Five people testified against proposed northern Black Hills uranium mining in view of sacred Mato Tipila (aka Bear’s Lodge or Devils Tower) at a...
article Wyoming Offers Northwest Tribal Leaders A Free Trip To Coal Country
(10/6/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Treaty fishing rights give Northwest tribes extra clout when it comes to the future of proposed coal terminals on the Columbia River and Puget Sound. That...
article Feds schedule comment period for uranium mining proposal near Mato Tipila
(9/30/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A federal Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) panel has given the public until Sept. 28 to submit written or oral comments about Strata Energy Inc....
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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Water Issues

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...
2 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

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

Other News

article School bus carrying 13 children, 4 adults rolls on Wyoming reservation; only minor injuries
(10/21/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Authorities say a school bus carrying 13 young children and four adults crashed and rolled on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming, but only minor...
article No charges for officer involved in fatal Wind River Reservation shooting
(10/15/2014)
(Wyoming) -- No federal charges will be filed against a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer who was involved in a fatal shooting on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
article Speaker Discusses UN Declaration Of The Rights Of Indigenous Peoples
(10/14/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Thanks to the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People, Native American tribes now have more legal tools than ever before. That’s according...
article Arapaho say BIA statement contradicts agency actions, local BIA officials
(10/13/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A Washington, D.C., spokeswoman for the Bureau of Indian Affairs was misinformed or mistaken when she told a reporter that the BIA did not acknowledge...
article BIA says it did not sign off on NABC’s decision to dissolve the Joint Business Council
(10/12/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A Bureau of Indian Affairs spokesperson has announced that the agency has not signed off on the Northern Arapaho Business Council’s ability to...
article Wyoming Lottery meeting sales expectations
(10/12/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Seven weeks after joining the nationwide lottery frenzy, the Wyoming Lottery is meeting sales expectations and preparing to add two more games within the...
article Northern Arapaho granted 20-year gaming extension
(10/11/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The U.S. Department of Interior extended the Northern Arapaho tribe’s authority to operate a casino on the Wind River Reservation by an additional 20...
article Eastern Shoshone to maintain joint council
(10/5/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Eastern Shoshone Tribe announced it will keep the Shoshone and Arapaho Joint Business Council alive on its own after the Northern Arapaho Business...
article Today’s Tribal dispute: Northern Arapaho reforms will proceed despite Shoshone’s refusal to move beyond JBC
(10/3/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Business Council (NABC) has affirmed its commitment to maintain and improve Arapaho-Shoshone programs without the former joint powers...
article Few Native American teachers in Wyoming schools
(10/3/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The word was "still." Joan Willow circled the "s'' and the "t'' on the white board in her classroom at Arapahoe...
article Northern Arapaho continue management reform without Eastern Shoshone
(10/1/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Northern Arapaho Business Council members are standing behind their decision to dissolve the Joint Business Council, which the Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone...
article Oil and Gas Development on Wind River Indian Reservation Talk at UW Oct. 6
(9/30/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Oil and gas development on the Wind River Indian Reservation is the topic of a discussion Monday, Oct. 6, at the University of Wyoming.
article Tribes, youth, faith and science leaders focus on environment
(9/30/2014)
(Wyoming) -- In direct opposition to what Wyoming leaders often proclaim — that Wyoming can have full-scale development without sacrificing the state’s other...
article Three charged with murder in stabbing on Wind River Indian Reservation
(9/30/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation has charged three residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Jared...
article Native Americans in Wyoming nearly twice as likely to be chronically absent from school
(9/29/2014)
(Wyoming) -- An analysis of state attendance data shows Native American students are nearly twice as likely to be chronically absent from school than their peers.
article US agency, hunting groups join Wyoming in asking judge to reverse renewed wolf protections
(9/29/2014)
(Wyoming) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and a group of pro-hunting groups are joining with the state of Wyoming in asking a federal judge to reverse last week...
article 1 in 2 Native American students graduates on time in Wyoming
(9/28/2014)
(Wyoming) -- One out of every two Native American students graduates high school on time in Wyoming -- the third lowest rate in the country. Native students are least...
article Native students twice as likely to be chronically absent from school
(9/28/2014)
(Wyoming) -- Between phone calls and parent visits on a recent Thursday afternoon, Dee Spoonhunter-Cuch managed to sneak a few bites of a carryout meal sitting in...
article The Story of Soldier Wolf
(9/28/2014)
(Wyoming) -- He switched out his Oxfords for his combat boots in order to make it up the muddy road that led to his home on the Wind River Reservation.
article Judge reinstates federal protection for Wyoming wolves
(9/23/2014)
(Wyoming) -- A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has reinstated federal protection for wolves in Wyoming, rejecting a state management plan that declared the animals...

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