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Establishing motive is an important part of the probe into a baby's death

No one learning the details surrounding the arrest of the young Wind River ...

Democrat enters race in HD33

A Democrat has announced her candidacy for the state representative seat in House District 33.
Andrea "Andi" A. Clifford, a Northern Arapaho tribal member and ...

Woman charged with first-degree murder for death of newborn

Federal prosecutors charged an Eastern Shoshone woman with first-degree murder on Tuesday in the death of a newborn boy three weeks ago.
An affidavit in the ...

Quoted in the news

It is with a heavy heart that we are sending this notice that Bill Urbigkit has passed away. Please keep his family in your thoughts during this very difficult ...

Man charged with assault in knife attack

Northern Arapaho tribal member Matthew Lawrence Antelope, 29, is in custody for allegedly assaulting Ashley Yellowbear with a knife Jan. 28 on the Wind River ...

A 40-year-old woman is safe after allegedly being kidnapped from the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Officials arrested Robert Afterbuffalo, 40, of Riverton, ...

Tribe has 'grave concerns' about fed legislation on reservation border

The Northern Arapaho Tribe continues to "slam" drafted federal legislation that would clarify the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Tribal ...

New group wants to build relationships as EPA ruling plays

A new group formed recently on the Wind River Indian Reservation is looking to advocate for unity in Fremont County.
The Wind River Citizen's Equality ...

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. ...

 
 

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