WRE Father’s Day Honoring Contest

The West River Eagle is hosting a Father’s Day Honoring Contest. Exhibit what you honor most about your father or a father figure you respect and admire through a haiku poem or an image. The poem or image must be original, and include a title, your name, the name of the person you are honoring, and your contact information. Winning […]

Biking for the health of it


Youth Diabetes Program promotes staying active The Cheyenne River Youth Diabetes Prevention Program Bike Club meets every Thursday evening at the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Upper Elementary School parking lot. According to Denise Lightning Fire, the club is free and open to everyone and the program provides kid and adult-sized bikes for anyone wanting to participate. The two-mile bike route starts at […]

WRE welcomes and introduces Kimberlee Scherer, Customer Service

“Deadlines — I could not procrastinate or else I’d get in trouble,” said Kimberlee “Kimmy” Scherer, the new Customer Service representative for the West River Eagle. Kimmy grew up in Martin, SD, the youngest daughter of three siblings to Bob and Mandy Scherer. Mandy Scherer has worked for 21 years at the Bennett County Booster Company, which publishes six area […]

Aviation Days inspires students to soar to greater heights


The message was clear to students that gathered in the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte auditorium May 10: aviation involves way more than flying the friendly skies, even if Wilbur Wright, one of the founders of aviation said that there was no better sport than actually flying. Sam Dupris, CRST member and the first Native American to break into the aviation industry as […]

Job fair hosted at C-EB high school gym reveals numerous opportunities for youth and community members


CRST Human Resources Director Tawny Lawrence teamed up with Matt Vogel from the Tribal Chairman’s office and Mariah Black Bird, who is pursuing a law degree, to host a job fair for community members and juniors and seniors in high school. Lawrence said that many of the organizations shared career information with youth and one extended scholarship and internship deadlines […]

Rapid City Police Dept. welcomes first Native American woman

On June 1, 2018 the Father’s Against Meth Youth Conference was held at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Rapid City, SD. Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Police Captain Joseph Brings Plenty, was a guest speaker at the event, where Rosebud tribal member Santee Clemens was also recognized as the first Native American woman to join the Rapid City police force.

EMT students prepare for National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician Practical Skills Exam


The Emergency Medical Technicians course began December 21,2017. The students learned how to handle every emergency they would face in the field on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe — everything from delivering babies to handling motor vehicle accidents and assessing both trauma and Medical situations for people of all ages.  The course was 160 hours of class room training. Students […]

TTS recognizes student excellence

AR points garner reading recoginition

Students show support through artistic expression


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