Absentee voting for the state and national election began last Friday, September 23. If you’re in Dewey County and would like to vote absentee, contact the auditors office at 865-3672 or if you’re in Ziebach County 365-5157 for more information.

Catch me if you can

C-EB freshman Payden Peterson eyes an approaching Noah Bauer (16) from Mobridge-Pollock as he returns the ball following a Mobridge kick-off. The two teams met on Monday afternoon in Eagle Butte in a junior varsity match. The Tigers came out ahead of the battle 40-18. The varsity couterrparts will meet on Friday night as Mobridge-Pollock comes to town. Kickoff is […]

Grand Opening held for Seventh Generation Cinema

After opening it’s doors on September 9, the 7th Generation Cinema held it’s official grand opening on Friday afternoon. Around three dozen members of the public attended the grand opening ceremony. Following an welcoming address my Master of Ceremony Mark Benoist, an opening prayer was given by elder Harvey Eagle Horse. Cherry Creek Singers sang an Honor song for the […]

CRYP Graduates 184 Teen Interns

In the nearly three years since the Cheyenne River Youth Project launched its innovative teen internship program at the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center, 184 teenagers have completed internships in sustainable agriculture, social enterprise, wellness and art. Not only have these young people gained valuable skills that will serve them well all their lives, they are having a […]

Scare up your best stories and drawings for the West River Eagle Halloween scary story and/or drawing contest

Do you like telling scary stories? Do you have your own scary story to tell? Perhaps you’re an artist and you’d like to draw up a work of art that screams for attention? If so do we have the contest for you! The West River Eagle is looking for the scariest Halloween stories and drawings from children and adults! Prizes […]

Nine graduate from C.R.E.A.TE

Nine area individuals recently graduated from Four Band Community Fund’s C.R.E.A.T.E  (Cheyenne River Entrepreneurial Assistance Training and Education) class on September 14. The graduation took place at the All-Saint’s Catholic Church in Eagle Butte. Receiving certificates of completion were Robert Kelley, Shotey Fast Horse, Cody Chasing Hawk, James Curley, Jason Dunn, Micki Kelley, Kristi Kelley, Toni Handboy, and Cedric Marrowbone. […]

Uses The Knife receives three years for assault, failure to appear

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Failure to Appear United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Failure to Appear was sentenced on September 14, 2016, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. A 25 year old Eagle Butte […]

Financial assistance available for Organic Certification

Organic agriculture producers and processors in South Dakota processors have until Nov. 15, 2016, to apply for a rebate of up to 75 percent of the cost of their organic certification. Producers may be eligible to receive reimbursement on multiple scopes within each operation. National Organic Program certification is required. Reimbursement can be for up to 75 percent of the […]

State Historical Society seeks public input on preservation needs

The State Historic Preservation Office of the South Dakota State Historical Society in Pierre is preparing for its federal fiscal year 2017 grant application and invites public comment through Oct. 31 on the state’s preservation needs and projects. The SHPO manages the National Register of Historic Places program of the National Park Service in South Dakota. The office relates historic […]

White Eagle pleads not guilty on the charge of Assaulting Partner

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Assault by Strangulation and Suffocation, and Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury to an Intimate Partner. Delano White Eagle, age 46, was indicted on September 20, 2016.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate […]

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