Holiday depression can be a very real problem


While the holiday season is a happy and joyful time for most people, it can also be a time of sadness and depression for many.  In most cases, overcoming seasonal depression is a simple process, but in some cases, it can be a serious problem. According to all the stories we see on TV, sparkling scenes in local department stores, […]

November 2017 Student of the Month

November 2017 Student of the Month for Mrs. Barb Eagle Staff was incorrect! Mr. Braxton Schad gets special attention this week for the mistake. Good job Braxton!

Bowman reaches 100 AR Point goal

STRIVE room students decorate school Christmas tree

Ohitika News Junior High and High School

Parent Advisory Meeting promotes open discussion The school district hosts a regular meeting generating a dialogue with parents about concerns and ideas they have in relation to the education of their children at Cheyenne-Eagle Butte. The meeting is facilitated by Curriculum Director Kit Veit and there is usually one or more building administrators present. Kit Veit, James Nelson and Carol […]

Ohitika News Junior High and High School

Big Coach Retires

Grandparent scam continues to target South Dakota seniors

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley is again warning South Dakota seniors that the grandparent scam has resurfaced targeting all parts of the state. The Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Office has received 8 reports in just 2 days from those being hit hard with this scam. It has been confirmed that three individuals have given cash ranging from $17,000 […]

Dear Petty Betty

Dear Petty Betty, I am 12 years old and I have a big concern about cats and dogs in our town. My concern is with the winter months here, I see a lot of stray cats and dogs in our community. I see them on the streets with no collars on. Unfortunately, some have been hit on the roads and […]

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley

Pre-election parties highlight candidate disparities With seven days remaining until the mayoral “Race of the Century,” groups gathered throughout Lennox Valley to cheer on their candidates. “Silver Tongue” Dick Bland held his campaign gala in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, where 200 supporters gathered to celebrate his upcoming victory. Red, white and blue streamers hung throughout the room, alongside […]

Broken Budget System Wastes Taxpayer Dollars, Hurts Military


The federal government’s budget process hasn’t worked in more than four decades. I have been a vocal critic of the current system, which largely rubber-stamps federal spending with very little debate or discussion. I recently voted “no” on a continuing resolution, which funds the government for two weeks, through December 22, 2017. This is not a decision I take lightly, […]


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