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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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Indian rodeo and culture focus of Wyoming PBS program

November 13, 2013

Indian rodeo and culture focus of Wyoming PBS program
— November  13, 2013 
(Press release) Present day Indian culture encompasses many things, including rodeo. For nearly 40 …

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Grad student strives to bring buffalo back to Wyo. reservation

December 18, 2012

Jason Baldes wants to bring buffalo back to Wyoming’s Wind River Indian Reservation, but it won’t be an easy undertaking.

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Voting Rights Act suit helps unseat incumbent in Fremont County

November 13, 2012

A court order to replace at-large voting for county commissioners with district elections in Fremont County has shifted the balance of power on the commission.

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Wyoming went big for Romney, GOP increased dominance at home

November 9, 2012

Wyoming voters gave modest increases to the Republican Party in the state legislature while strongly supporting Mitt Romney.

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Election Day on the Wind River Indian Reservation

November 6, 2012

WyoFile spent Election Day on the Wind River Indian Reservation, talking with community members about their vote.

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WyoFile hires two reporters

October 23, 2012

WyoFile has hired two reporters, Ron Feemster and Gregory Nickerson, to expand its coverage of statewide policy matters, and Wyoming’s Native American communities.

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10th Circuit Upholds Ruling in Voting Rights Case Fremont County Officials Face Difficult Decision

February 24, 2012

A federal appeals court on Wednesday, February 22, affirmed a 2010 U.S. district court decision that found discrimination against Native American voters in Fremont County …

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Condition of rare Indian artifacts reveals deficiencies at NPS museum

October 25, 2011

Grand Teton National Park’s Indian Arts Museum at Colter Bay was closed recently because the condition of the building placed the artifacts at risk of …