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Woman accused in baby killing found competent for trial

Ardis Sierra Enos is charged with first-degree murder.

A federal judge has found an Ethete woman competent to stand trial for first-degree murder. A ...

Riverton is 'Indian Country'

Editor:
I am an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe. I would like to let all you non-native people know that you can write letters and cry around ...

Farmers market opens in Fort Washakie

The Wind River Indian Reservation's fifth annual tribal farmers market is under way for the summer.
Organizers said the purpose of the market is to promote ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Attorney (Part two)

Both candidates in the closely watched Fremont County Attorney race, Michael Bennett and Pat LeBrun, addressed their views on sentencing, the Environmental ...

Boundaries erased

Sometimes, we must simply be citizens of one community

At times each of us claims citizenship in a neighborhood, a congregation, a work force, a ...

'Start using our brains and our backbones' in this county

Editor:
I would like to comment on the recent CERA conference held on the 14th of this month. After readingChris Pecks's column on the 20th of June, I found ...

Construction ends on reservation's $8 million irrigation rehabilitation

It has taken nearly $8 million to complete rehabilitation work on several diversion structures on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The project consisted of ...

District 25, Justice Department confer on American Indian issues within schools

Representatives from Fremont County School District 25 recently met with the U.S. Department of Justice to discuss and share information about American Indian ...

Rez DFS heads share concerns about outdated equipment, slow program reviews

Directors from the Department of Family Services for the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes aired their concerns with the Wyoming Department of ...

Some bedfellows we don't need

The Citizens for Equal Rights Alliance doesn't have much to offer in the local reservation border discussions.

Be careful who you get in bed ...

Educators and tribal officials told the Select Committee on Tribal Relations that problems with school attendance and graduation rates continue to trouble the ...

Organizations from the Wind River Indian Reservation say they had a successful event for young people again this year during the Wind River Youth Conference at ...

The Wind River Environmental Quality Commission gave a demonstration May 19 of a new trash-hauling truck paid for with funds from a $999,000 grant.
Ryan ...

Legal activist: Border dispute a matter of group vs. individual sovereignty in nation

Organizers of an event Friday in Riverton wanted to educate local residents on issues of jurisdiction and tribal sovereignty, and start a discussion.
The ...

Citizens for Equal Rights Alliance to host workshops on federal policies

Tribal leaders say group is "anti-Indian," but representatives from the group say they oppose "federal Indian policy."

Local tribal leaders think an ...

Wyoming attorney general gives update on state's case over rez boundary issue

The Environmental Protection Agency's December definition of the Wind River Indian Reservation boundary through the Clean Air Act was a topic of ...

Indian gaming group blasts state, feds for challenging EPA on border

A resolution condemning efforts by state and federal representatives to clarify the boundary of the Wind River Indian Reservation has been passed by the ...

The Memorial Day weekend in Fremont County started with a crunch, as three serious automobile accidents drew emergency response Friday and Saturday, with ...

Spiritual run to challenge endurance

Organizers are preparing to accommodate more than 200 runners who have signed up to participate in the Moccasin Lake Challenge Run on Saturday in Fort ...

Forum describes way for tribes, city to resolve boundary dispute

Michigan residents visited Central Wyoming College on Tuesday to discuss a 2005 boundary dispute in the city of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., that began after a lawsuit ...

 
 

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