Wind River Indian Reservation

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Northern Arapaho file lawsuit over Large Employer mandate

December 10, 2014

The Northern Arapaho argue that IRS improperly counts them as a “Large Employer,” banning Tribal workers from the ACA’s subsidized health insurance.

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Northern Arapaho dissolve joint council in bid for sovereignty

September 10, 2014

In a historic move, Northern Arapaho leaders have withdrawn from the Joint Business Council, a governing body they sat on with the Eastern Shoshone.

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‘Medicaid expansion still very important’ on reservation

August 3, 2014

Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Healthcare officials say Medicaid expansion could help local clinics, at no cost to the state.

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Wyoming’s largest powwow: Stories at Eastern Shoshone Days

July 1, 2014

The 55th annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days concluded this weekend, wrapping up three days of dance contests, drumming and singing.

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Arapaho promote mediation in reservation border dispute

May 6, 2014

A symposium in Riverton will explore possibilities for mediating the Wind River Reservation border dispute arising from an EPA decision.

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Evergreen State College drops BA degree plan for reservation

April 1, 2014

Protests against Wind River Development Fund end bid to begin classes in fall.

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Wyoming Indian Chiefs win state 2A basketball title

March 11, 2014

Boys overcome ragged play in semis with strong showing in finals. Lady Chiefs finish the season strong in third place.

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Can state and tribes share jurisdiction in Riverton?

January 28, 2014

What a small Michigan town can teach Wyoming about joint government on a reservation.

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State contests reservation boundary for EPA air quality ruling

January 7, 2014

As a century old issue roils Riverton and the Wind River reservation, the state says EPA got the law all wrong

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Wyoming Indian basketball plays deepest roster in years

December 27, 2013

This year’s Chiefs team has a deep roster of talent and an explosive ninth-grader starting at guard, Buell Robinson.

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Gov. Mead leaves door open for Medicaid expansion on Wind River Indian Reservation

December 10, 2013

After announcing opposition to expansion, Mead views tribes’ bill as special case worth discussing

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Wyoming Indian and St. Stephens face off in six-man football

September 24, 2013

The Wind River Indian Reservation matchup pits traditional athletic rivals against each other in a new sport — for the first and probably only time.

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Drought, controversy may spur changes in Wind River irrigation management

September 18, 2013

Irrigation succeeds on the Wind River Indian Reservation when irrigators from a local water users group in Crowheart, Wyo. manage the flow of water.

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Tribes, residents say EPA deserted them in Pavillion

June 25, 2013

Northern Arapahos ask EPA to hold up deal, Eastern Shoshones see trust and treaty violations, residents feel left out of state and federal decisions.

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Federal audit fiasco mars Arapahoe schools’ success story

June 11, 2013

After record academic gains, Fremont County School District #38’s missed audit sparks scrutiny from Cheyenne.

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A preschool for children who are hard to reach

June 4, 2013

Wind River School District turned a used school bus into a mobile preschool for children who struggle with transportation.

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Babes on the Bus: Wind River takes preschool to students

May 28, 2013

One of Wyoming’s largest, least populated school districts turns a school bus into a preschool classroom on wheels.

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Eastern Shoshones to pay in-state tuition at Idaho colleges

May 21, 2013

The new right to pay lower tuition at public universities is based on an 1863 treaty that shows tribal lands extending into Idaho.

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Federal grants help Native teacher aides become certified teachers

May 14, 2013

Wind River Tribal College and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh train Natives to teach on the reservation.

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March against racism supports Native man injured in altercation

March 26, 2013

The demonstration against dozens of small slights Natives experience off the reservation grew with outrage over the attack on Darryn Davis.