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Hospital to oppose EPA in boundary case

May 29, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  Riverton Memorial Hospital maintains that a recent medical malpractice case filed against it in tribal court on the Wind River Indian Reservation underscores ... [more]

Youths win awards for recitations in Arapaho

May 24, 2015 - From staff reports:  Students Allecia Moss and Taiyah Duran of Riverside Indian School in Anadarko, Okla., earned high honors April 6 and April 7 at the Oklahoma Native American ... [more]

Program offering 'mental health first aid' training Wednesday

May 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Methamphetamine Suicide Prevention Initiative says it is hosting Fremont County's first-ever training on "mental ... [more]

Center of Hope receives $10,000 from tribe, casino

May 7, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Northern Arapaho Tribe and Wind River Hotel and Casino have donated $10,000 to Volunteers of America, which operates the Center of Hope in Riverton.
"We ... [more]

Good move, Arapahos

Apr 29, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  Win or lose on tribal borders, you didn't need a murderer's 'assistance'

This newspaper is on the record editorially in opposition to the ... [more]

Author to sign copies of Arapaho anthology

Apr 26, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Wind River Hotel and Casino is hosting a book signing Tuesday where visitors can meet one of the authors of "Arapaho Stories, Songs, and Prayers: A ... [more]

'All of you are very special to us'

Apr 26, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Children planted a pinwheel garden to celebrate National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Northern Arapaho WIC and the Native Connection Home Visiting ... [more]

Arapaho tribe asks court to deny Yellowbear a place in border lawsuit

Apr 24, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Northern Arapaho Tribe filed a brief Friday opposing Andrew John Yellowbear's recent request to join a lawsuit affecting the boundary of the Wind River ... [more]

Shoshone, Arapaho receiving grant from National Park Service

Apr 12, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  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 ... [more]

New chairman of Democratic Party hopes to increase American Indian turnout at polls

Apr 12, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Democratic Party elected new officers at a March 21 meeting.
The party elected Riverton's Ron Howard as chairman, Arapahoe's Sergio ... [more]

Woman pleads guilty to first-degree murder in death on reservation

Apr 10, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A plea agreement would limit Susan Lynn Chippewa's sentence to 35 years in prison.

A woman pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to killing ... [more]

Smithsonian adds Arapaho art to permanent collection

Apr 5, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  An art piece by Northern Arapaho artist Robert Martinez will find its permanent home this month at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in ... [more]

School exposes youths to Arapaho language

Apr 5, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Teachers at a school in Arapaho told their students to go outside for an Easter activity, but there was a twist: The pre-schoolers heard the directions in ... [more]

Man pleads not guilty to assault of two foster children in his care

Mar 29, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The alleged crimes occurred seven years ago.

A Lander man pleaded not guilty to two charges of sexual abuse of a minor Thursday at an arraignment in ... [more]

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

Mar 23, 2015 - Michael Stack, Riverton:  Editor:
In response to the [more]

Child killer's new appeal reaches 10th Circuit Court

Mar 18, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Andrew John Yellowbear continues to insist he was unlawfully extradited from the Wind River Indian Reservation more than eight years after being convicted of ... [more]

Judge rules for Arapaho in flap over eagle killing

Mar 15, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  A federal judge has ruled the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service improperly denied a permit to kill bald eagles to the Northern Arapaho Tribe on its central ... [more]

Court rules Arapahos must pay for worker insurance

Mar 12, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Northern Arapaho Tribe must offer its employees health insurance while a lawsuit over that issue plays out, a federal judge ruled Feb. 26. Lawyers for the ... [more]

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

Mar 5, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  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 ... [more]

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

Mar 4, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday afternoon that will overhaul the state's tribal liaison program.
Senate File 50 will ... [more]

Tribal liaison bill progresses

Mar 1, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  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 ... [more]

Sex offender sentenced for failure to register

Feb 18, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  An Arapaho tribal member was sentenced at the end of January to 14 months in prison for not updating his sex offender registration in January 2014. The offense ... [more]

Northern Arapaho woman shows work at Sundance Film Festival

Feb 15, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Enrolled Northern Arapaho and Kickapoo tribal member Missy Whiteman has been selected for the Sundance Institute Fellowship: NativeLab Fellows.
She also ... [more]

Arapaho school district creating language app

Feb 15, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 38 is developing its own Arapaho language app.
The Apple iPad app is the district's latest initiative to expand Arapaho ... [more]

All must make the effort to show respect in words we use

Feb 6, 2015 - Sergio A. Maldonado Sr., Arapahoe:  Editor:                         
"The injuns are going to be taken care of."  So said House District 19 Rep. Allen Jaggi, R-Lyman, as reported in the Rock ... [more]

Tribal license plate bill passes House

Feb 3, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The first production run will be 500 plates.

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would authorize specialized license plates for the state's two tribes has passed ... [more]

'Special services' big part of District 25 mission

Feb 1, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Students enrolled in District 25 but not attending traditional area large component of the special services operation.

Special services for Riverton ... [more]

Changes to tribal liaison setup passes second Senate reading

Feb 1, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Changes to the terms outlined in Wyoming Senate file regarding tribal liaisons employed by the State of Wyoming passed on second reading with Senate approval ... [more]

No immediate plans to address dog packs after woman's death

Jan 23, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  After a woman was found dead in November due to an apparent dog attack on the Wind River Indian Reservation, some wondered whether officials would address the ... [more]

Arapahos propose running separate trash operations

Jan 21, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A joint tribal agency has run four facilities on the Wind River Indian Reservation since July 2013.

The Northern Arapaho Tribe wants to run two solid ... [more]