Stands Allowed on Public Land August 25ing

Archery hunters can start set­ting up tree stands on public lands beginning Tuesday, Aug. 25. Permanent tree stands and climbing devices are prohib­ited on lands owned, leased or controlled by the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks as well as the Fort Meade Recreation Area. Portable tree stands and climb­Tree devices that do not use nails, wire or bolts for […]


Three area men charged with arson in St. Basil Church Fire

Three men face federal arson and burglary charges in con­nection with the July 19 fire that destroyed St. Basil’s Church west of Ridgeview. Twenty-seven-year-old Cody Yellow, 28-year-old Robert Grind­stone and 28-year-old Ake Kyle Eagle Hunter are charged in federal court with third-degree burglary and arson. If convicted the three each face up to 30 years in federal prison. St. Basil’s […]


CRYP holds annual distribution

More than 500 children received school supplies

On Wednesday, August 19, the Cheyenne River Youth Project hosted its annual School Supplies Drive distribution in the Cokata Wiconi teen center’s gymnasium. Now, just days later, the nearly 27-year-old, not-for-profit youth project has already provided 88 families and 350 children — from Headstart through high school — with the school supplies they need to start the new school year […]


In last week’s bankroll for the Dupree Lakota Thrifty Mart I made a typo and put that Kar­en Sussman was the winner of $1200. It should have read $200. My apologies to Lakota Thrifty Mart and Karen Sussman.


In the August 13 issue of the West River Eagle, the front page Community Meeting solicits solu­tions to prevent meth use and sui­cide story, Richard Moves Camp was incorrectly referred to as Boot Camp. We apologize for any confusion and inconvenience this may have caused.

Indigenous Foods and Skills Festival to be held on eve of CRST Labor Day Fair

Back in the day, the Lakota people would spend the summer and fall making preparations for the coming winter by gathering food and storing it. Whether it be drying meat or fruits and veg­etables that grew wild in nature, the people would spend this time putting together food stores. In modern times, food stores are still made with garden veg­etables […]

Braves prepare for first outing of season

The Cheyenne Eagle Butte Braves’ Football and Cross Country teams will compete in their first games of the 2015-16 season. The Braves football team will face the Bennett County War­riors on Friday night at 6:30 p.m. MDT in Martin. The Cross Country team will head across the Missouri River to compete in the Mobridge/ Pollock Invitational starting at 9:30 a.m. […]

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