Official Primary Election results released

On Friday, August 24, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe released the official tallies for the tribal Primary Election, which took place on Tuesday, August 14. Listed below are the candidates who will be on the General Election ballots in November: Chairman-at-large: Harold Frazier, 489; Kevin C. Keckler: 496 Secretary-at-large: Rhea E. LeCompte, 641; Ev Ann White Feather, 1135 Treasurer-at-large: Sharon […]

Students trade summer gear for backpacks and textbooks


Students started a new year at Cheyenne-Eagle Butte schools on Monday, August 27. High School students walked across chalk affirmations, and were met with similar affirmations posted on each locker, such as, “You got this!” C-EB High School and Junior High School students began their day meeting in the auditorium for the morning prayer and flag song. Junior high students […]

2018 CRST Fair Events

Wednesday Archery Challenge: 4:00 p.m. registration, start at 5:30 p.m. at Middle School Outdoor Parking Lot. Grades 4 to 12 Divisions, Men & Women Divisions. Contacts: Inu, Kristy, Eric or Youth Affairs (218-0299) Glow Walk: registration at 7:00 p.m., with an 8:00 p.m. start at the Fitness Center. Contact: Jodi (964-0722) Thursday Carnival – 9:00 a.m., opens south of powwow […]

Meet royalty candidates for CRST Miss Cheyenne River

  Name: January Peggy-Jean Lee Category: Mini Miss Age: 7 Band: Mnicoujou School: Windswept Academy   Name: Mahpiya Ska Haponna Win Frazier Category: Mini Miss Age: 5 Band: Mnicoujou School: Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Elementary   Name: Wicahpi Luta Winona Win Pay Pay Frazier Category: Little Miss Age: 9 Band: Mnicoujou School: Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Elementary   Name: Jordan Lavonne Carter (Iyan Taku […]

Rodeo grand stand grows; workers aim for fair completion date


The Beautification Project and its workers have been making progress on the new grand stands at the Eagle Butte rodeo grounds. The old, wooden grand stands were taken down earlier this summer and are being replaced with new, stronger metal. These stands are estimated to be done before fair activities begin. The new stands will seat up 500 spectators. By […]

Centennial anniversary pageant of the Fort Laramie Treaty signing A look back at the commemoration and reenactment


On Friday, August 31, and Saturday, September 1, 1968, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe held a pageant commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Fort Laramie treaty signing in On The Tree near the residence of the late-Tim Red Dog. Leading up to the pageant, the Huron Daily Plainsman newspaper wrote two articles about the event and stated that On The […]

Geology/paleontology program set for Friday

Clint Boyd, PhD, senior paleontologist and curator of the North Dakota State Fossil Collection at Bismarck, will give a presentation on the geology and fossils of the area at the Timber Lake Museum on Friday, August 31. The program will begin at 9:20 a.m. MT to coincide with the schedule of the Earth Science class from the Timber Lake Middle […]

Letters to the Editor. . .

I want to share a bit of my personal struggles with you, help bring awareness to suicide in our communities. I’ve struggled with depression and anxiety most of my life and tried suicide three times between 2004 and 2009. Two years ago, I started participating in a residential drug abuse program. It helped me a lot, it helped me better […]

Letters to the Editor. . .

We are very honored and grateful for President Shelly Buck of Prairie Island Tribal Council for inviting us to Minnesota for or great grandfather Sioux chief, Henry White Dog/Sunkaska. He was hung at Mankato, Minnesota in the year of 1862. The buyer paid $40,000 for the pipe and returned the sacred pipe to the tribe made by the great Sioux […]

To be slaves to the sun. . .


I wonder if we are slaves to the sun, much like the sunflower, who rises and turns with sun as it marches across the sky each day, and bows its head when the sun melts into the horizon. Many people rise each morning with the sun, and move about our days as it moves across the sky, and then go […]


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