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Producers to shoot TV pilot with local performers, setting and crew

Jun 28, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  To much of the world, Wyoming is as alien as the desert bug planet Klendathu from the science fiction film "Starship Troopers." 
In fact, that movie was ... [more]

Risk factors for cancer higher in American Indian population

Jun 23, 2015 - From staff reports:  The recent report also found that cancer among tribal members in Wyoming is diagnosed at a later stage when compared to the white population.

A ... [more]

Guilty pleas in place for all charged with 2014 stabbing death

Jun 23, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Deals in place for all three defendants

The final two defendants arrested in the stabbing death of Jared Little Whiteman have pleaded guilty to ... [more]

Tribes objecting to hospital request to join state's side in EPA border adjudication

Jun 9, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes are opposed to a request by Riverton Memorial Hospital to file a friend-of-the-court brief in the dispute ... [more]

Reservation health equity conference approaching

Jun 2, 2015 - From staff reports:  The seminars aim to increase collaboration among local, state, tribal and federal health organizations.

A conference to address health inequities on ... [more]

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]

First class graduates from rez college program

May 15, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Nine students received their diplomas May 3 at the Wind River Hotel and Casino during a graduation ceremony that recognized the first cohort of students to ... [more]

Entrepreneur hoping to launch tourism business for reservation

May 7, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fort Washakie resident John Enos is in the process of obtaining a "step-on" license from the Tribal Employment Rights Office.

Fort Washakie ... [more]

Group helping artists on rez with business goals

May 7, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Artists from the Wind River Indian Reservation will have the opportunity to settle in a new venue to sell their products with the help of the Wyoming Women's ... [more]

Professors side with tribes in boundary dispute

May 5, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  Their point is not whether Riverton is part of the reservation but, rather, that it doesn't make much difference administratively.

Eight law ... [more]

Still more to do on reservation roads

Apr 29, 2015 - By John Barrasso:  Last year, the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Tribes on the Wind River Indian Reservation, along with the state of Wyoming, completed construction of ... [more]

Judge refuses to let Yellowbear join border challenge

Apr 28, 2015 - From staff reports:  The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday denied Andrew Yellowbear's request to join a lawsuit affecting the boundary of the Wind River Indian Reservation. ... [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]

Yellowbear asks to join agency in defending rez border

Apr 21, 2015 - From staff reports:  The convicted killer's interest in the EPA case has to do with law enforcement jurisdiction.

Convicted baby killer Andrew John Yellowbear has ... [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]

Substance abuse stressing reservation, senator hears

Apr 9, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Most programs that provide some type of help are outpatient programs, but speakers said inpatient facilities would be a useful addition to ... [more]

Elected officials visit with ESBC; tribe reports on casino expansion

Apr 9, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Newly elected Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray took advantage of an offer made by Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, to visit the Eastern Shoshone Tribe on March 26 ... [more]

More defendants listed in Whiteman killing; three may have helped move body of victim

Mar 19, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Three more people have been charged in the death of Jared Little Whiteman. The moves come five weeks after federal agents say they found a car the original ... [more]

Police interview of second subject at site of cop-involved shooting gives detail

Mar 18, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Bureau of Indian Affairs has released an interview detailing events that took place immediately before the officer-involved shooting death of Pavillion ... [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]

Reservation health group receives $198K grant

Feb 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  The funds will help support efforts to improve cardiovascular health among members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.

The AstraZeneca HealthCare ... [more]

Free business development class available to tribal entrepreneurs

Feb 5, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Small Business Administration's' Office of Native American Affairs will present a free training seminar on a business development program specific to ... [more]

State preps for annual homeless count

Jan 27, 2015 - From staff reports:  Communities across the state are preparing for Wednesday's annual point-in-time count of homeless individuals and families.
The event is an unduplicated ... [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]

EPA's odd behavior

Jan 14, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  Why would it back off Pavillion water but not the reservation border dispute?

For some time now,  Fremont County citizens following the ... [more]

A 100,000-mile search for shoes

Jan 9, 2015 - By Chris Peck:  Fort Washakie native's beaded heels feature prominently in museum

Teri Greeves grew up on the Wind River Indian Reservation -- and now she's hit it ... [more]

Tribes to participate in Cobell land buy-back program

Jan 9, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes are joining roughly 40 other American Indian communities who are now part of the federal government's Land ... [more]

States say rez boundary ruling needs full review

Jan 9, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  The states maintain that applying federal common law principles to historical facts is outside the EPA's area of expertise.

CHEYENNE -- Ten states are ... [more]

As reservation facilities grow, improvement a top priority for utilities

Jan 4, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Improvements for residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation remain a high priority for agencies in Fremont County. 
The Wyoming Legislature's Select ... [more]