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Enzi, Barrasso start legislation saying Riverton not on rez

U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) are drafting a bill to clarify the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The move comes after the ...

June 2 trial set for man accused of assaulting BIA police of

A Northern Arapahoe man is charged with assault on a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer.
The defendant, Kevin Paul Brown, 23, of Fort Washakie pleaded not ...

Child's death near Ethete investigated

Federal authorities have confirmed they are investigating the March 26 death of an infant on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The death was related to a ...

Arrest made locally in federal murder, sexual assault case

Federal documents released last week reveal that Bureau of Indian Affairs special agents arrested a man on Feb. 26 on the Wind River Indian Reservation on ...

FBI investigating 'suspicious' death in Ethete

The Fremont County Coroner was called at about 11:45 a.m. Thursday to a "suspicious person" call in Ethete, apparently a dead body.
Coroner Ed McAuslan on ...

Attorney: Rez border issues not unique

The Riverton City Council invited attorney John Schumacher to a work session this month to talk about an Environmental Protection Agency ruling impacting the ...

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's 17 Mile Road Project Team will be recognized with a national award for its work on right-of-way issues during the ...

Sometimes, we need a referee

The dispute over the EPA ruling on the reservation's border fits that description.

My heart is with Keja Whiteman on this one.
The Fremont County ...

Wind River tribes 'own Riverton'

Editor:
The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes and nations own Riverton. The EPA ruling is backed by the Department of the Interior and Department ...

Language is clear; Riverton townsite was removed from the reservation, with no lease

Editor:
The recent letter to the editor about a lease of the Riverton tons requires a factual response.
Apparently, there are area residents who continue to ...

City signs on in support of state's EPA challenge

The City of Riverton is joining Fremont County and other entities in filing to intervene with the State of Wyoming on legal action challenging the ...

Tribes to haul trash to Casper instead of local landfills

The Northern Arapahoe and Eastern Shoshone tribes plan to start hauling waste from the Wind River Indian Reservation to the City of Casper's landfill. ...

Hope 'common sense' prevails in EPA matter

Editor:
I thank our former county commissioner Dennis Heckart for his letter to the editor straightening out the record on how ex-Mayor Vincent handled the ...

EPA opposition

Outcry over the Indian reservation border ruling is louder because of who made it

If the recent opinion by the Environmental Protection Agency that ...

Tribes, BIA and BLM collaborate on oil, gas operations

The Arapaho and Shoshone tribes and the Department of the Interior, through the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Bureau of Land Management, signed a memorandum ...

County will join state petition to overturn EPA boundary ruling

Fremont County plans to intervene in support of the State of Wyoming in the Environmental Protection Agency's recent action redefining the boundaries of the ...

If Riverton is to be part of new reservation state, will governing council expand?

Editor:
I have been closely following the discussions concerning the recent EPA ruling which determined the inclusion of Riverton within the Wind River Indian ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Additional developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 16th day of the planned 20-day 2014 Budget Session:
BUDGET: Both houses of the ...

Law would push back on EPA in Wyoming

Wyoming legislators from Fre-mont County approve of a bill that would limit the rule-making authority in Wyoming of the Environmental Protection Agency and ...

Bill authorizes state to 'get aggressive' in EPA disputes

Local legislators say they approve of a bill that would limit the rule-making authority in Wyoming of the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal ...

 
 

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