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DENR recognizes Tri-County Rural Water System for drinking water compliance

PIERRE – The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced today that the Tri-County Rural Water System public water system and the system’s operation specialists have been awarded a Drinking Water Certificate of Achievement Award. “Safe drinking water delivered to our homes for the price of your water bill is truly a modern day miracle,” said DENR […]

Op/ED: Civility: a learned behavior we need to teach & practice

In articles published in the West River Eagle covering public meetings, my interest was sparked about the lack of respect in the arena of tribal politics and at public gatherings in a group setting led by knowledgeable and career professionals addressing and attempting to engage in civil conversation on a specific issue. In most societies there is a foundation of […]

The shape of language

Living and place beget language, and language begets stories. JoAllyn Archambault, a cultural anthropologist at the University of California, Berkeley, wrote in an introduction to a collection of traditional Lakota creation and culture stories, “Since man has always created a relationship between himself and the world that surrounds him, the nature of this relationship differs, but no one can say […]


EAGLE BUTTE, SD (May 14, 2018) — RedCan is rising once again. The Cheyenne River Youth Project’s fourth annual RedCan invitational graffiti jam is less than two months away, and today the nonprofit youth organization officially announced the official lineup of guest artists and performers, as well as the kickoff of the annual fundraiser to support its popular three-day arts […]

6 questions with 6 BHSU Grads: D’Aryn Lends His Horse

SPEARFISH… Full-time jobs, travels across the world, and advanced degrees. In this series “6 questions with 6 grads,” Black Hills State University will highlight the future plans of some of the University’s May 2018 graduates. Name, Location, and Major? My name is D’Aryn Lends His Horse. My major is chemistry and I’m from Eagle Butte, S.D. What are your plans […]

Prelim. budget, capital outlay & safety top District 64-2 discussions

Much of Monday night’s Disctict 64-2 school board meeting was spent listening to the preliminary budget explanations provided by Connie Alspach, business manager of the school district. The challenge to providing a detailed preliminary budget, according to Alpsach in the meeting, is that there are so many federal funded sources that are not yet determined, her projections have to be […]

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