Heading down the dusty trail



Late night fire threatens Animal Shelter



A late Monday evening fire near the Animal Shelter southeast of town put 10 dogs in the shelter at risk. Ethel Morgan, Animal Con­trol Coordinator had just gotten home after a long day in White­horse with the RAVS Clinic when she got the call from the Police Department that she needed to evacuate the animals from the shelter because of […]

Keystone Pipeline opponents protest in Pierre ahead of SD PUC permit hearing




400 men, women, and children, Natives and non-Natives, gath­ered together in Fort Pierre near First National Bank and Pizza Ranch to begin a peaceful protest march across the Missouri River into Pierre to voice their opposi­tion against the construction of the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline. The protest was held in Pierre, SD on Sunday, July 26. Dallas Goldtooth, an organizer […]

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Missouri Breaks, Eagle Butte, and community capacity are growing

employees Language immersion childcare planning

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Ventures is hosting a meeting on August 3 from 1:30 to 4:30pm at the OLC Eagle Butte Campus. The meeting is the third in a se­ries of meetings to help facilitate the establishment of a Lakota Language Immersion Childcare Center on our reservation. In June, Tipiziwin Tolman and Tom Red Bird of the Sitting Bull College […]

Meeting Notice



The Dewey County Com­missioners will meet on Tuesday, August 4 for the August Regular meeting at the Dewey County Court­house.

Support The Cheyenne River Youth Project’s Annual “School Supplies Drive,”

Needs Contributions No Later Than Monday, August 10

With the midsummer heat and still-long days, it’s hard to believe that the new school year is just weeks away. Parents around the country are already scanning coupons and keeping their eyes open for Back to School sales, preparing to hit the stories in August. Unfortunately, not all families have room in their budgets for school supplies. That’s why the […]

Cheyenne River Head Start Program receives award for 50 years of service



On June 15-19, 2015, Gloria Sit­ting Crow (Head Start, Education Manager) Belinda Aungie(Head Start, Health Manager), Kracy Dog Eagle (Policy Board Chair­person) and Dixie Lecompte (Finance), all traveled to Sacra­mento, California to attend the 2015 National Indian Head Start Directors Association Manage­ment Training Conference, on June 18th Gloria Sitting Crow, Education Manager accepted the award for Cheyenne River Head Start, […]

Speed limit changes during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally



STURGIS, S.D. – Due to the ex­pected increased traffic volumes during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and the anticipated re­duced operating speeds, speed limits will be reduced on the fol­lowing highways effective Friday, July 24, 2015. Interstate 90 speed limit will be reduced from 75 mph to 65 mph from west of the Deadwood Avenue Exit 55 in Rapid City to […]

South Dakota marks world Breastfeeding week



S.D. – Health officials are marking World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7, by encouraging moms to breastfeed and fam­ily members and employers to support them in that choice. The theme for this year’s observance is “Breastfeeding and Work – Let’s Make It Work!” The goal is to gal­vanize support to enable working mothers to breastfeed. “Breastfeeding has been nour­ishing babies for […]


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