Friendship stretches across time & countries

When Darla DePoy asked me to write about her friend coming to Eagle Butte for a visit from Germany, I immediately thought in terms of similarities and differences between the two countries. She suggested I ask about agriculture, so I developed questions for the visitors to answer, and they did their best to answer them. Then DePoy handed me a […]

Ohitika News Jr High & High School

Lady Braves keep the scores close, but take a loss to the Thorpes The Lady Braves varsity volleyball team has two wins and nine losses in the 2017 season, with 15 more games still yet to play. Below are stats from the recent Pine Ridge game here in Eagle Butte, Sat. Sept. 23. C-EB vs. Pine Ridge Volleyball Statistics Played […]

Mrs. Ducheneaux’s third grade class celebrates Homecoming 2017


WAVI Hosts 2nd Annual Power of Purple

A Community Event to Break the Silence on Domestic Violence Special Guest Speaker State’s Attorney Mark Vargo Working Against Violence Inc. (WAVI) invites you to join them for their second annual Power of Purple Event this Wednesday September 27, 2017 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Dahl Arts Center (713 7th St, Rapid City, SD). This is an […]

SOUTH DAKOTA REMAINS THE PHEASANT CAPITAL OF THE WORLD Department of Tourism reminds hunters of the positives    

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Tourism is reminding both resident and non-resident hunters that despite decreased brood counts in 2017, South Dakota is still home to some of the best pheasant hunting opportunities in the world.  “Harsh weather conditions over the past year have certainly taken their toll on this year’s pheasant crop,” said Jim Hagen, Secretary […]

It pays to subscribe to the West River Eagle!

Winner of the College Care Package from West River Eagle was Katie Berndt!  

7th Generation Cinema celebrates first birthday

The smell of buttered popcorn reaches around movie goers and pulls them into the theater to enjoy the fizzle of soda and the excitement, mystery, thrills or tears of a movie on the big screen. Eagle Butte’s 7th Generation Cinema opened its doors a year ago, and has competed well with theaters in Pierre and Rapid City even with only […]

Dear Petty Betty…

Dear Petty Betty, How do we get cars to stop for pedestrians on Main Street? Even in the cross-walks it’s like risking your life to walk across the street. Some days I just want to step out in front of them and see if they even notice that they ran someone over. People are in such a big hurry, concern […]

Today in history… Thursday, September 28

1918: The worlds worst flu epidemic in history, an estimated 30 million people died world-wide, Philadelphia was the hardest hit city in the United States. Following the Liberty Loan parade on September 28th, thousands of people became infected causing the death of 12,000 in the city.  This epidemic was known as the Spanish Flu, due to the fact that the […]

Throwback Thursday

Photos from the February 5, 1976 Edition of the Eagle Butte News of the Cheyenne River Boarding School, Eagle Butte Public School, and the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte School.

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