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Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold Hearing Wednesday on a Tribal Irrigation Act

(Washington, D.C.) —The Tribal Water Engineer for the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes, Mitch Cottenoir, will be one of the witnesses Wednesday when the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA) will hold a legislative hearing on the Irrigation Rehabilitation and Renovation for Indian Tribal Governments and Their Economies Act (the IRRIGATE Act).

Students at Baldwin Creek Elementary School in Lander sampled a collection of local greens in a 'local food day' last week.

Baldwin Creek Elementary Students Learned About Local Greens

(Lander, Wyo.) – The second “Local Food Day” event in Fremont County School District #1 was held last week at Baldwin Creek Elementary School. Wind River Farm to Plate, a local non-profit, brought a variety of locally grown greens to the classroom for the students to sample.

Owen St. Clair

Wyoming Indian School Trustees Tab St. Clair as new Superintendent

(Ethete, Wyo.) – Fremont County School District #14 has hired from within and has named the first Native American to lead the mostly Native American populated district. The top job at the Wyoming Indian Schools was offered to Owen St.Clair, currently the principal at Wyoming Indian Elementary School. St. Clair was also the first Wind River Reservation native to become a principal in the district, headquartered at Ethete.

The Black Dragon Cauldron at Yellowstone National Park. (Ernie Over photo)

Yellowstone’s “Ticket To Ride” Grant to benefit local Native American students

(Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.) – Yellowstone National Park was selected to receive a 2014 Ticket to Ride grant from the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America’s national parks, for Yellowstone’s Connecting Native American Youth to Yellowstone program. The NPF Ticket to Ride program, supported by a grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, helps students explore the outdoors by providing transportation and program support to national parks around the country. The grant is for the 2014/2015 school year.

UW's Western Thunder Marching Band at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.  (Ernie Over photo)

2015 Wyoming Football Schedule Released; Pokes open with North Dakota at Laramie

LARAMIE, Wyo. (March 2, 2015) – Home games in three of the season’s first four weeks highlight the University of Wyoming’s 2015 football campaign, as the Mountain West office announced the conference’s complete schedule on Monday. Game times and television coverage will be announced at a later date.