Settlement http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Money Heads To The Wind River Indian Reservation http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/money-heads-wind-river-indian-reservation <p>Long-awaited money from a settlement on the Wind River Indian Reservation is finally on its way. The 157 million dollar settlement between the tribes and the federal government is for underpayment of royalties on oil and gas development…and improper management of royalties that <em>were</em> paid.</p><p>Northern Arapaho spokesman Mark Howell says some people don’t have bank accounts…and there were concerns they would not be able to cash their checks.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:43:02 +0000 Irina Zhorov 56999 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Money Heads To The Wind River Indian Reservation Settlement Money For Tribal Members Finally In Sight http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/settlement-money-tribal-members-finally-sight <p>Long-awaited money from a settlement on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming is finally on its way.</p><p>The federal government is paying the tribes $157 million for underpayment of royalties on oil and gas development and improper management of royalties that were paid. Northern Arapaho spokesman Mark Howell says some people don’t have bank accounts and there were concerns they would not be able to cash their checks.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:34:54 +0000 Irina Zhorov 56992 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Settlement Money For Tribal Members Finally In Sight Fremont County agrees to pay $457k to settle suit http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/fremont-county-agrees-pay-457k-settle-suit <p>Fremont County and Lander Regional Hospital have reached a settlement in a yearlong lawsuit over unpaid bills for mental health examinations for residents who may need to be hospitalized.</p><p>The county will pay $457,000 for evaluations from 2009 to Dec. 15. Lander parent company LifePoint Hospitals had sought more than $800,000 in unpaid bills from the county. Both sides disputed how much the county owed for evaluations of patients who faced involuntary hospitalization for mental illness.</p> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 01:15:55 +0000 The Associated Press 18021 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net