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Wind River Indian Reservation

Three charged in murder on Wind River Reservation plead not guilty

Three charged in murder on Wind River Reservation plead not guilty

CASPER, Wyo. — Three residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation who are accused of stabbing and killing a man in June pleaded not guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Cheyenne.

November 24, 2014 6:10 pmLoading…

Northern Arapaho continue management reform without Eastern Shoshone

CASPER, Wyo. — Northern Arapaho Business Council members are standing behind their decision to dissolve the Joint Business Council, which the Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes had used as a forum to manage joint assets.

October 01, 2014 5:46 pmLoading…

Three charged with murder in stabbing on Wind River Indian Reservation

CASPER, Wyo. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation has charged three residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Jared Little Whiteman.

September 30, 2014 8:30 amLoading…
Feds join Wyoming versus renewed wolf protections

Feds join Wyoming versus renewed wolf protections

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Conservation groups are urging a federal judge not to allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves.

September 29, 2014 2:19 pmLoading…

Northern Arapaho appoint management team in absence of Joint Business Council

CASPER, Wyo. — Northern Arapaho Business Council members announced the launch of a management team to oversee the tribe’s portion of cooperative programs on the Wind River Reservation.

September 20, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
Wind River Indian Reservation Settlement Checks

Wind River Indian Reservation Settlement Checks

Six vehicles sit for sale outside O’Reilly Auto Parts on April 23 in Riverton, Wyo. Store manager Bobbi Higgs said she normally sees one car for sale in the parking lot every few weeks.

September 09, 2014 4:54 pm

State officials, tribes at odds over EPA boundary ruling

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming legislators renewed Monday the ongoing battle over an Environmental Protection Agency ruling that would include Riverton as a portion of the Wind River Indian Reservation.

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Wind River Indian Reservation sees first checks arrive in $157 million settlement

Wind River Indian Reservation sees first checks arrive in $157 million settlement

LANDER, Wyo. — The first installment in a $157 million federal settlement began to pour into the Wind River Indian Reservation on Wednesday, as members of the Northern Arapaho Tribe started receiving $6,300 checks in the mail.

April 24, 2014 7:50 amLoading…
Nicole Goggles smiles after putting down a deposit on a car

Nicole Goggles smiles after putting down a deposit on a car

Nicole Goggles smiles after putting down a deposit on a car Wednesday in Lander, Wyo. “Next week I’m buying a house,” she said. “I’m a single parent, so this is my chance to finally be who I want to be.” Members of the Northern Arapaho tribe began receiving checks today from a $157 million f…

April 23, 2014 8:28 pm

Wyoming tribe leaders blast U.S. Senate draft bill

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Tribe leaders are opposing a bill co-sponsored by Wyoming's congressional delegation regarding the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation.

April 06, 2014 2:23 pmLoading…
Wyoming senators write bill denying EPA ruling that Riverton is reservation land

Wyoming senators write bill denying EPA ruling that Riverton is reservation land

CASPER, Wyo. — In a counterblow aimed at ending the boundary dispute over the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso drafted a bill with the aid of Gov. Matt Mead’s office to refute the EPA decision that Riverton is part of the reservation.

April 02, 2014 5:58 amLoading…

FBI investigates infant's death on Wind River Indian Reservation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Fremont County Coroner in an investigation into the death of an infant on the Wind River Indian Reservation, the FBI reported Monday.

April 01, 2014 8:00 amLoading…

Wyoming goes to court on EPA reservation decision

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The State of Wyoming on Friday asked a federal appeals court to review a determination by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that lands around Riverton remain legally Indian Country.

February 14, 2014 11:16 amLoading…

US EPA agrees to stay reservation decision

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it is staying its recent decision that lands around Riverton remain legally Indian Country.

February 13, 2014 5:54 pmLoading…

Wyo. House rejects bill for Tribal health project

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House of Representatives has voted down a bill that would have allowed the state health department to work with tribes on the Wind River Indian Reservation to develop a demonstration health project.

February 12, 2014 4:40 pmLoading…

Northern Arapaho Tribe blasts Wyoming's bid to EPA

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Northern Arapaho Tribe is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reject a request from the state of Wyoming to halt implementation of the agency's recent decision that over 1 million acres around Riverton remain legally Indian Country.

January 22, 2014 5:08 pm

Wyoming asks EPA to reconsider reservation ruling

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead’s administration is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to freeze implementation of its recent decision that over 1 million acres around Riverton remains legally Indian Country.

January 06, 2014 4:57 pmLoading…

Mead: State won't honor EPA ruling on reservation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead has written to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy saying Wyoming won't honor her agency's recent determination that over 1 million acres around Riverton remains legally Indian Country.

December 19, 2013 5:26 pmLoading…

EPA: Riverton is 'Indian Country:' Federal decision comes after air pollution law study

In a startling revelation by the federal government, the Environmental Protection Agency ruled that the City of Riverton has been part of the Wind River Indian Reservation for the past 108 years.

December 10, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

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