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Wyoming guard Luke Martinez to speak at WIHS, St. Stephen's

May 16, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming men's basketball student-athlete Luke Martinez will speak at two schools on the Wind River Reservation about how Native Americans can succeed ... [more]

National powwow winners find distinctive harmony

May 13, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  North Bear earned a first prize for singing at the Gathering of the Nations Powwow in Albuquerque, N.M.
The four Northern Arapaho members of North Bear ... [more]

Bomb scare halts Shoshone General Council

May 13, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Threat came just as quorum confirmed
The FBI, along with other agencies on the Wind River Indian Reservation, on Saturday morning launched an ... [more]

Another ruling says Riverton not reservation

May 11, 2012 - Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  This one involved a lawsuit filed against the Riverton Police Department.
A federal judge in Wyoming has ruled in support of previous determinations by ... [more]

New water tests show no problem near tailings site

May 11, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Tribal test results wrong, DOE says
The federal agency in charge of site cleanup and management of an area affected by uranium contamination near St. ... [more]

Amid reported layoffs, tribe plans General Council

May 10, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Northern Arapaho government building in Ethete had locked doors Thursday morning as possibly dozens of employees have been receiving notifications of ... [more]

Car chase ends with arrests Tuesday p.m.

May 9, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A Lander woman was arrested Tuesday after she led law enforcement on a vehicle pursuit. Officers were attempting to locate the car she drove, which was thought ... [more]

Tribal leader tells Congress of fracking worry

May 8, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Eastern Shoshone Business Council co-chairman Wes Martel told a congressional group that tribes need a stronger role in regulating energy development, which ... [more]

Tribal tax appeal heard in Denver; has implications on border issue

May 8, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  DENVER -- Northern Arapaho litigation against Fremont County and the State of Wyoming is using a taxation issue to determine the Wind River Indian Reservation's ... [more]

Raised uranium in reservation water samples

May 3, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The U.S. Department of Energy is investigating the clean water system installed for a Wind River Indian Reservation area affected by uranium contamination ... [more]

Agency proposes a takeover of trash collection

Apr 17, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  A tribal agency is proposing to take over management, collection and transportation of trash collected at the four transfer stations on the Wind River Indian ... [more]

Tribe says eagle permit a sham, refiles complaint

Apr 1, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming tribe that received the nation's first federal permit allowing members to kill bald eagles for religious purposes renewed a legal ... [more]

Fetus case closed; foul play ruled out

Mar 28, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Authorities have closed the investigation into a fetus found in an outhouse after they determined the death was naturally caused.
"It was a non-viable fetus ... [more]

Tribes asked to finalize plan to take over trash sites

Mar 11, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  The tribes of the Wind River Indian Reservation are offering to take over management of the county trash transfers stations on the reservation.
The Fremont ... [more]

Tribal gaming revenue up; two new casinos considered

Mar 9, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Gaming revenue generated by the Wind River Indian Reservation's two tribes grew by 1 percent in 2010 compared to the previous year, according to a report ... [more]

Fetus found in outhouse likely 17 to 18 weeks old

Feb 28, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The cause and manner of death of a fetus found Thursday in an outhouse on the Wind River Indian Reservation remain unknown after Friday's autopsy report came ... [more]

Fetus found in outhouse investigated

Feb 24, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  Multiple agencies are investigating a fetus discovered Thursday in an outhouse on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
"We are investigating a fetus found in an ... [more]

House kills bill to expand tribal police authority

Feb 17, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  Wyoming House lawmakers on Thursday failed to approve the introduction of a bill that would have expanded law enforcement authority of tribal police officers ... [more]

State preps to end wolf protections

Feb 15, 2012 - By Ben Neary The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers appear ready to change the state's wolf management law to accommodate an agreement that Gov. Matt Mead and U.S. Secretary of ... [more]

Government should not try to mix oil and water in law

Feb 10, 2012 - By Gene Gustin Kinnear:  Editor:
I read the front page article "Reservation Police Could be Helped by New Bill" of Jan. 19 in dumbstruck awe and feel compelled to offer ... [more]

Ft. Washakie program gets honor for substance abuse effort

Feb 9, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  The Wind River Tribal Youth Program in Fort Washakie is the recipient of one of five national awards directed at agencies that help with substance abuse ... [more]

Sign up for UW's Chief Washakie scholarships

Feb 6, 2012 - Staff:  Scholarship applications are now available from the Chief Washakie Memorial awards committee for the 2012-2013 academic year at the University of Wyoming. The ... [more]

Big job, big opportunity

Feb 3, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Wind River Indian Reservation tribal transportation official John Smith summed things up neatly last week when he contemplated his agency's task in accepting ... [more]

Trial starts in case of altering course of the Wind River

Feb 3, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  Trial started this week in Casper concerning allegations that LeClair Irrigation District and its former operations manager are responsible for failing to ... [more]

Commissioner district borders may be redrawn; comment sought

Feb 2, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese is planning to solicit public comment on proposed changes to commission voting district boundary lines.
Coinciding with ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Jan 31, 2012 - Steven R. Peck:  Weak winter
Call the calendar police or maybe the weather cops. Somebody stole January, and we skipped right to March. When does anyone remember such a sunny, ... [more]

Firm seeks ideas for site of second Wind River bridge

Jan 27, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  An engineering firm is seeking comments on possible routes for a new crossing over the Wind River from Riverton.
Dowl HKM, the firm creating a study on the ... [more]

School official: State group failed to follow process

Jan 27, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  An engineering firm is seeking comments on possible routes for a new crossing over the Wind River from Riverton.
Dowl HKM, the firm creating a study on the ... [more]