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BIA imposes sanctions on tribes for audit problems

By |Nov. 15, 2018|

The joint programs run by the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone will now be funded through advance monthly installments, a punishment imposed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the tribes’ failure to submit audit reports for the previous three fiscal years.

Wyoming briefs

By |Nov. 14, 2018|

An Evanston man facing 15 felony charges related to child pornography was in court Friday before Circuit Court Judge Michael Greer.

Plea deal set in sexual abuse case

By |Nov. 13, 2018|

Thirty-seven-year old Cody resident Mathew Melnar entered an agreement Nov. 1 to plead guilty to sexual abuse of a minor and indecent taping of a minor, felony crimes that could land him 6-9 years behind bars.

Dean: At least $18M needed to improve teacher education

By |Nov. 12, 2018|

The University of Wyoming’s plan to improve the College of Education will need $18 million to $20 million in initial funding to overhaul the state’s system of producing teachers. Ray Reutzel, UW’s dean of education, said the overhaul would also require $1 million annually in recurring funds.

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Wyoming news briefs

By |Nov. 1, 2018|

At the Oct. 23 commission meeting, the Lincoln County commissioners signed an agreement with the Law Office of Ken McCartney, P.C., to represent Lincoln County’s interests in the Westmoreland Coal Company Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Fremont County voting incident raises questions

By |Nov. 1, 2018|

A Democratic organizer from the Wind River Reservation said she and other activists faced difficulties in their efforts to vote early in Fremont County, prompting allegations of voter suppression seen on reservations in other areas of the country.

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