Cheyenne River Youth Project will host Youth Cooking Classes in March and April

Last year, the Cheyenne River Youth Project started a fifth internship track in response to teens who were asking for a dedicated cooking curriculum. The program has been so popular, the nonprofit youth organization has gone a step farther and is introducing a special cooking class for 4- to 12-year-olds at The Main. Cooking classes begin on Mar. 14 and […]

Third graders master multiplication

UE celebrates Valentine’s Day with “Make and Take”

C-EB Upper Elementary celebrated Valentine’s Day with a “Make and Take” parent activity on Tuesday, Feb. 12.  Students and parents came up with some creative ideas to celebrate the national day of love.  The event was well attended with 127 students participating and was a Title 1 activity.  

Letter to the Editor…

Don’t be fooled. House Bill 1270 reads, “No teacher may be prohibited from helping students understand, analyze, critique, or review in an objective scientific manner the strengths and weaknesses of scientific information presented in courses being taught which are aligned with the content standards established pursuant to § 13-3-48.” No teacher should be prohibited from helping students but that is […]

Dance in the fading daylight and shake the burden of ancestral sins


No one should feel bad for being who he or she is. We do not choose the skin in which we are born. We only choose our actions and reactions to others. Like it or not, believe it or not, I understand not being able to escape oneself — I am stuck in this body, with this mind and and […]

New training opportunity for Veterans

Are you a Veteran looking for hands-on training to help you land a well-paying job in the high-tech industry? Are you a tech company looking for skilled workers with a background in leadership, teamwork and mission focus? Launching in April of 2019, the Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses pro-gram (VET TEC), piloted by the United States Department of Veterans […]

Every child deserves a home


Foster care is an issue I’ve cared about for a long time. Growing up, I had a foster brother who made a big impact on my family and taught my siblings and me a different kind of love, compassion, and strength I don’t know if I would have otherwise understood. We learned that family is more about what’s in your […]

Game Over? Report card on our planet’s environment


Unrelenting Warming The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report for 2019 indicates that most experts point to environmental problems as being the most serious threats to global stability—just as they found in the previous two years. That report follows on one in October 2018 by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It said with “high confidence” that at […]

Avoiding cabin fever, one young woman and her dog dash over frozen, snow-packed roads

Community Wellness Coalitions prepare for action with help from SDSU Extension


In Dupree, there is a coalition slowly emerging from years of relatively quiet, steady and persistent planning. This coalition, while not new to many, is new to some, and it brings with it a message of healthy living steeped in indigenous traditions. The Dupree Community Wellness Coalition, with coaching and guidance from SDSU Extension, received funding from the Centers for […]


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