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Vigil attendees ask police to release shooting information

CASPER — Dozens gathered in Riverton Thursday evening to remember the man police fatally shot Saturday while calling for authorities to disclose more information about the incident. A police officer shot and killed 58-year-old Northern Arapaho man... Full story


Study says students of color more likely to be suspended

CASPER — Native American students in Wyoming are disproportionately suspended from school compared to their non-Indigenous peers, leading to negative outcomes like poor grades and dropping out, according to a new report. The report by the Wyoming C... Full story


Indigenous Persons Task Force starts work

CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon’s task force to address the high rates of missing and murdered Indigenous people met for the first time Wednesday in Cheyenne. The meeting, which followed a panel on the topic Tuesday in Riverton, marked the Wyoming stat... Full story

 By Chris Aadland    News    July 18, 2019

Task force formed to study missing and murdered Native American women

CASPER — A group formed to study missing and murdered Native American women and girls in Wyoming will begin meeting next week, Gov. Mark Gordon said Wednesday. Gordon said in late April that he’d convene a task force to come up with ways to... Full story


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