Cherry Creek Community Building destroyed by strong winds



On Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at approximatley 3:30 p.m MDT, strong winds whipped through Cherry Creek causing the roof of the community building to col­lapse trapping approximately 40 people inside including area el­ders and the CRST Tribal Council who were holding the May Coun­cil session in the building. Four ambulances responded to the scene where several injuries were reported, ranging […]

GFP Offers Free Park Entrance and Free Fishing May 15-17



The school year is winding down, the weather is heating up and SD Game, Fish and Parks’ annual Open House and Free Fishing Weekend is approach­ing. This statewide event allows everyone free entrance to state parks and free fishing May 15 – 17. During the three-day event, anglers can fish without a license anywhere in the state, and en­trance fees […]

Blue Coat sentenced to 20 years for Second Degree Murder Of A Child



On Monday, May 4, 2015, U.S. District Judge, Roberto A. Lange sentenced Jordyn Blue Coat to 20 years in prison for the October 17, 2014 killing of a 20-month old child in Eagle Butte. Along with the jail time, Blue Coat received three years proba­tion upon her release and was ordered to pay $100 special as­sessment to the Federal Crime […]

Anti-Bully walk held in Eagle Butte



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Four Bands Community Fund Finishes a Strong Financial Capability Month by Helping Local Residents Receive $1.3 Million in Tax Refunds



Residents of the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation kept an estimated $130,000 more cash in their pockets through a free tax service provided by Four Bands Community Fund’s Volunteer In­come Tax Assistance (VITA) site. Four Bands has promoted fi­nancial literacy to local residents for the past fifteen years. The organization has also operated a VITA site since 2005. This site is […]

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U.S Court News



LaPlante sentenced for Assault Loren LaPlante, Jr., age 24, was sentenced to 18 months of proba­tion, $100.96 in restitution, and $25 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. LaPlante was convicted of Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding was sentenced on May 8, 2015, by U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno. LaPlante was indicted by a federal grand jury on February […]

C-EB Upper Elementary Archery Team Competes at NASP Nationals



The Cheyenne – Eagle Butte Upper Elementary Archery Team traveled to Louisville Kentucky on May 6-10 to take part in the National Archery in the Schools National (NASP) “Bullseye” and 3D Challenge Archery Tourna­ments. The tournament set a re­cord for being the largest Archery tournament in the world and will be recognized by the Guinness Book of World records. Approxi­mately […]

Brings Plenty headed to Junior Olympics



On May 1-2, 2015, Brett Brings Plenty age 14 114lbs competed in the Jr. Olympics Regionals held in Casper Wyoming. Along with Jerynce Brings Plenty age 8 80lbs. Brett beat the Wyoming Cham­pion in the semifinal bout, the win advanced him to the Cham­pionship bout. Brett won the Championship bout against the Montana Champion as well, earning a spot for […]


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