Cokata Wiconi Youth Center hosts discussion about suicide prevention



To cope with the rash of sui­cides on the CRST reservation this year, community members are gathering to discuss ways to prevent suicide from ever hap­pening, and the Cokata Wiconi Youth Center, directed by Julie Garreau, hosted a community discussion to do just that, talk about suicide. Workers and youth connected with the Center attended the event along with a […]

CRST holds ground breaking for 7th Generation Cinemas



It’s been more than 20 years since residents on the Cheyenne River Reservation have had a lo­cal movie theater, causing resi­dents to drive near 100 miles if they wanted to take in the lastest bigscreen releases. All that is about to change after the groundbreaking of the new 7th Generation Cinemas took place last Wednesday on July 29 by the […]

Attention Parents: C-EB School Registration



School enrollment days will be August 12-13 at the Up­per Elementary School for all grades K-12. School begins on August 31st.

Faster newspaper delivery possible with new postal hubs



The closure of regional postal processing plants has had a pro­found effect in how timely news­paper subscribers have received their newspapers in the mail. Locally, subscribers to the West River Eagle have also experienced delays in receiving their news­papers after the mail process­ing plant in Mobridge closed in 2011. The mail was instead sent to Bismarck, North Dakota and sent […]

And Action! Local community members learn video production for social change



The Canli Coalition sponsored a video production media work­shop on Thursday, July 30, and Friday July 31 titled “Mobilize Your Audience Through Media Training” at the Missouri Breaks facility. The workshop, organized by Carrine Huber and Rae O’Leary with Canli Coalition, was run by Matt Hildreth, a founding part­ner of Haymakers, a community engagement consulting firm out of Iowa that […]

Youth Horsemanship Riders graduate



Award winning author stops in Eagle Butte on book signing tour



In an event sponsored by the Dakota Club Library and the South Dakota Humanities Coun­cil, author William Kent Krue­ger visited Eagle Butte to dis­cuss his latest novel Ordinary Grace. Krueger is the winner of numerous awards for his New York Times bestselling Corcoran O’Connor mystery series , includ­ing three Anthony Awards and four Minnesota Book Awards. While Edgar Award winning […]

Send Children Back To School Protected From Serious Diseasesagainst



Back-to-school season is here. It’s time for parents to gather school supplies and back packs. It’s also the perfect time to make sure children are up to date on their vaccines.  To celebrate the importance of immunizations for people of all ages – and make sure adoles­cents are protected with all the vaccines they need – the South Dakota Department […]

Jansen Pleads Guilty to Two Counts of First Degree Rapeat



Attorney General Marty Jack­ley and Hughes County State’s Attorney Wendy Kloeppner an­nounced today that Christopher R. Jansen, 35, Selby has entered a guilty plea to two counts of rape in the first degree, class C felonies. Each charge carries a maximum sentence of up to life in state penitentiary and/ or a $50,000 fine. Each count of rape in the […]

Family Health Center of Eagle Butte Celebrates National Health Center Week 2015

Family Health Center of Eagle Butte Celebrates National Health Center Week 2015rates

Event is Part of National Cam­paign Celebrating 50 Years of Success in Healthcare Delivery Family Health Center of Eagle Butte is marking National Health Center Week 2015 (NHCW) with a coloring contest, as part of a weeklong campaign (August 9-15) to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers the largest and most successful sys­tem of primary […]


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