Six Eagle Butte individuals indicted for meth distribution

Jury trial set to begin August 16

 On July 27, South Dakota United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that two men and three women from Eagle Butte were indicted by a federal grand jury for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine. Additionally, one of the individuals was also charged for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person. Previously, and indictment was levied against Kristina Rae Lofton 36; […]

CRYP to host chef Loretta Barrett Oden in Eagle Butte August 11-12



The Cheyenne River Youth Project has  will welcome native chef, food historian and lecturer Loretta Barrett Oden to its Eagle Butte campus on Thursday and Friday, August 11-12. Oden is spending two days at CRYP courtesy of the nonprofit, grassroots youth project’s “Learning to Eat Like Our Ancestors” initiative. Oden, a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, will conduct a […]

Meth Changes Everything Campaign Kicks Off



The state of South Dakota is kicking off a campaign to remind South Dakotans that “Meth Changes Everything.”  The campaign, led by the Department of Social Services (DSS), is geared at educating high school students and communities across the state on the dangers of meth use. “Meth has been affecting our state for decades, but is on the rise in […]

CRST Drug Testing to start at the top



Last Wednesday, the CRST marked the beginning of a new Drug and Alcohol testing process beginning at the top of the chain of command.CRST Chairman Harold Frazier along with District 4 council woman Merrie Miller-White Bull volunteered to take a drug and alcohol test.Other tribal departments that were involved with the drug testing included the CRST Judges Chambers and court […]

The waters of Lake Oahe glow a fiery orange and red as it reflects the bright sunset near the Forest City Recreation Area last week.



Eagle Butte man facing seven charges



A 32 year old Eagle Butte man is facing several charges federal charges following an incident on July 11.Allen Garreau appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on July 27, 2016, and pled not guilty to seven charges.Garreau was indicted by a federal grand jury for two counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Assault by Strangulation and Suffocation, […]

Dupree Man Charged with Distribution of a Controlled Substance



United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Dupree, South Dakota, man has been charged for Distribution of a Controlled Substance.Ptan Clown, age 36, was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 19, 2016.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on July 28, 2016, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.The Indictment alleges that between […]

Eagle Butte man acquitted of sex abuse charges



United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man was acquitted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Force and Sexual Abuse of a Person Incapable of Consenting as a result of a federal jury trial in Pierre, South Dakota, beginning August 2, 2016, and concluding on August 4, 2016.Lloyd Red Horse, age 33, was indicted by […]

GFP Asks Landowners and Hunters to Report Dead Deer



The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) has documented the first deer mortality in 2016 due to hemorrhagic disease, also known as epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) or blue tongue. EHD was recently confirmed by laboratory analysis in a white-tailed deer in the southeastern part of the state.This disease is common in white-tailed deer and is typically detected in late […]

Opinion: This is how I picture it

We bury our own

This past Friday, we buried my dad. It’s now Monday, and I’m sitting in the office trying to gather my thoughts to put this week’s newspaper together; however, I can hardly put together a complete sentence on the computer or even think a complete thought.Losing a parent is a hard pill to swallow. For 16 years, in my head I […]


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