Martin “Honey” Webb

Funeral services for Martin “Honey” Webb, 84, of Eagle Butte, SD will be 10:00 AM MDT August 7, 2015 at All Saint’sCatholic Church, Eagle Butte.  “Honey” passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015 at St. Mary’s Avera Hospital, Pierre, SD.  Visitation is two hours prior to the services on Friday, burial will be in the Eagle Butte Cemetery under the direction of […]

Community meeting solicits solutions to prevent meth use and suicide

Work together for the betterment of us all.

The message bounced off the walls of Legion Hall Friday, Au­gust 7 at the reservation-wide community meeting addressing possible action the community can take to eradicate the use of meth and the incidents of suicide on the Cheyenne-River Sioux Reservation. The meeting consisted of a key­note speaker, Chairman Harold Frazier, an opening prayer by Richard Moves Camp, Emcee Wakiyan Peta, […]

Cheyenne River Veteran’s Office PSA

The Veteran’s Office will be taking names for the posting of Veteran Flag’s during the 2015 Labor Day Wacipi. Please call the Veteran’s Of­fice @ 605-964-3050 or Richard Charging Eagle @ 605-200-2431 or Robert Dunsmore 605-200- 9012.

CRST Powwow Royalty applications are available

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Pow-wow Royalty applica­tions are now ready. The follow­ing are the categories: -All applicants must be an en­rolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe -Cheyenne River Queen (ages 17-24) enrolled in High School or College -Cheyenne River Princess (ages 13-16) enrolled in Middle School or High School -Cheyenne River Little Miss (ages 8-12) enrolled in […]


In last week’s front page story, the passage: “[ Joseph] White Eyes organized a vigil earlier last week for those who commit­ted suicide, and on Friday took a group of youth to the Tribal Chairman’s office to discuss the concerns youth have about the community and how suicide can be prevented.” The youth meeting mentioned in the story is not […]

A Healthy Start: Pregnancy And Vaccines

SD STATE NEWS – During pregnancy, you are often think­ing about baby names, nursery colors, and prenatal vitamins, but you should also be thinking about vaccines. Vaccines during pregnancy not only protect you against diseases, but you can also begin to pass some protection to your baby that’ll last the first few months of life. The two vaccines that are […]

GFP Commission removes the bald eagle from the state threatened species list

SD STATE NEWS – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission removed the bald eagle from the state’s threatened species list at their August meet­ing. Because this species has ex­ceeded the state management goal, the South Dakota Depart­ment of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) recommended that protec­tion under the state endangered species law is no longer justified. This species […]

Voting Rights Act marks 50th Anniversary

This week marks the 50th anni­versary of the Voting Rights Act. Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Seiler provided the following statement to commemorate the anniversary of the landmark civil legislation: “The U. S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Dakota has vigorously enforced the Voting Rights Act and other Federal elections statutes throughout South Dakota for many years. We […]

Ziebach County Commissioners auction excess equipment, vote on a provisional budget and hash out continued gravel concerns

The search for gravel continued to be a point of discussion at the Ziebach County commissioner’s monthly meeting Tuesday, Au­gust 4, 2015, and the county auc­tion, which took up most of the afternoon, brought in approxi­mately $10,000. Although the original location did not reveal the amount of gravel expected, there are two other properties on which the county may be […]

Fraud Alert

CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services) has recently been alerted about potential fraudulent activity in which con­sumers receive a phone call and/ or phone message from some­one who claims to be from the Marketplace. These calls come from the number 580-354-7056, and the caller requests personal information such as Social Secu­rity number, address, and phone number. The messages state […]

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