Eagle Butte to hold city election



The city of Eagle Butte will hold a general election for two city council seats that are coming open for five year terms. In Ward II, incumbent Mark Steffen will be challenged by Richard Briggs. In Ward III, three candidates have turned in petitions for the open seat. The candidates are incumbent Tigger Joens, Tiny Martin, and Julie Garreau. In […]

Nine candidates to vie for District 4 seat



Nine candidates turned in petitions for the vacant CRST District 4 Council Representative seat. Candidates for the vacant seat are Beverly Bowker, Terrance Veo, Gilbert Red Dog, Sr., James Pearman, Mary Lee Johns, Melvin Traversie, Delena Marrowbone Handboy, James (Jim) Picotte, and Dane LeBeau.

Students give presentation to combined school board



C-EB students Mercedes Rust, Genon Marsden, Nathan Dupris, and Dominic Miner gave a presentionto the combined school board on Monday night on the differences between bullying and conflict. The title of the presentationwas “Understanding All My Relations”. The group explained that bullying can occur in repetitivecycles where as conflict can be ended, once the parties can work out their differences […]

Officers elected for North American Indian Women’s Association (NAIWA)



The North American Indian Women’s Association (NIAWA) – South Dakota Chapter elected new officers last month.The officers are Eileen Briggs, President; Brenda Claymore, Vice President; Stephanie Bridwell, Secretary; Carol Traversie, Treasurer; Marcella LeBeau, Historian and Vicki Birkeland, Executive Director. NAIWA is a national organization comprised of Native women throughout the United States. The non-profit membership, education and service organization promotes […]

Osthus selected as 20-1 Teacher of the Year



The District 20-1 School Board Nomination Committee selected Christina Osthus for the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte School Teacher of the Year Award.  Christina’s nomination was sent to the State Department of Education where she becomes a candidate for the State/Regional Teacher of the Year Award. The school held an open house to honor Christina on Tuesday, March 8 at the E.A.G.L.E. Center.  Music […]

C-EB fifth and sixth graders to join students across the country to “Kick Butts” on Wednesday, March 16



Kids in South Dakota will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 16 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States and around the world for this annual day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. C-EB fifth and sixth grade students will […]

Grants available for local mosquito control programs



The Department of Health is again offering grant funds to help South Dakota cities, counties and tribes control mosquitoes and prevent West Nile virus (WNV).“Personal protective measures and strong community mosquito control programs at the local level are the keys to reducing the risk of West Nile,” said Susan Gannon, outbreak response coordinator for the department. “We’re pleased to have […]

Sampson charged with mailing threatening communication



Gaylen Paul Sampson, also known as Thurman Paul Sampson, age 41, was charged with Mailing Threatening Communication on on March 8, 2016 by a federal grand jury.Sampson appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on March 9, 2016, and pled not guilty to the charge. If convicted, Sampson faces up to five years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine […]

Blue Coat charged with assaulting a federal officer



United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assaulting, Resisting, Opposing and Impeding a Federal Officer.Norman Blue Coat, age 32, was indicted on February 17, 2016. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on February 19, 2016, and pled not guilty to the […]

Eagle Butte man facing assault charges



Emmanuel Gomez, a/k/a Manny Gomez, age 28, was indicted on February 17, 2016 by a federal grand jury on the charge of Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury to an Intimate Partner..  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on February 29, 2016, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 5 […]


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