Reminder to Remove Hay Bales from the Right of Way



The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds land owners hay remaining in highway ditches after Oct. 1 is deemed illegal.  After Oct. 1, the department will remove or authorize the removal of any illegal hay bales remaining in the public right of way.  Any person wishing to claim ownership of illegal bales must obtain a permit from the South Dakota […]

Statement by CRST Chairman Frazier regarding Dakota Access Pipeline



As you know, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (“SRST”) filed this lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) on July 27, 2016, two days after the Corps issued several federal authorizations that would permit an oil company, Dakota Access LLP, to begin construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (“DAPL”) on lands sacred to the Lakota people and under waters […]

Editor’s Note:



From the editor: Next week’s edition, September 15, 2016, of the West River Eagle will feature the Memories from the annual CRST Fair and Rodeo weekend. Please be sure to have all your results and and submitted pictures to the West River Eagle Office no later than Thursday, September 8 at 5 p.m.

Editor’s Note:



From the editor: Next week’s edition, September 15, 2016, of the West River Eagle will feature the Memories from the annual CRST Fair and Rodeo weekend. Please be sure to have all your results and and submitted pictures to the West River Eagle Office no later than Thursday, September 8 at 5 p.m.

Lummi totem pole stops in Eagle Butte during 5,000 mile journey



 A 22-foot totem pole carved by members of the Lummi Nation in Washington state, stopped in Eagle Butte on Friday on it’s way across the country. The delegation, two members of the Lummi Nation and three members of the Tsleil Waututh Nation (People of the Inlet) in British Columbia, spoke to a few Cheyenne River tribal council members and the […]

Cheyenne River Veteran’s



OPINION: This is how I Picture It

Pipelines and quarterback

This weekend while the many contests of the annual Cheyenne River Labor Day Fair took place in Eagle Butte, a more provoking and dangerous contest of sorts was taking place in North Dakota north of Cannonball. On Saturday, construction crews cut into the surface of the ground with bulldozers along the route of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline. Just the […]

OPINION: Randolph’s Corner



It’s a topsy turvy world we live in to be sure. As football fans everywhere are fluffing up and febreezing their favorite seat, oiling up their sandwich holders, and cooler wheels for the upcoming season, the fans with the most predominant presence locally the Vikings had their hearts ripped out when starting QB Bridgewater went down for the season.  Another […]

7th Generation Cinema to open Friday



The newly constructed 7th Generation Cinema’s in Eagle Butte will open it’s doors Friday, September 9, 2016 for their first showings.  Playing this Friday, through September 15 will be PIxar’s Finding Dory and Star Trek-Beyond. Show times will be at 5:30 p.m and 8:00 p.m.


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