Drown weather weary blues in sweaty clothes and bright lights


Large snowflakes plummeted from the sky onto the green grass, held fast for a few hours, and then melted. When I walked out of the school building and into the chilled air, the remnants of our May snow shower remained in small patches across the ground and in the crevices of vehicles. In January, I hoped for a long cold […]

Change is everything


Change can come in many forms in our lives. Even though change is often difficult, it may also be for the best. When most people think about change, they often think about external stuff, like a new job or a new location.    In reality change starts with changing the way you see your life on a daily basis. Everyday […]

Congress must act to strengthen consumer data privacy


There’s little doubt that technological advancements have, in many ways, made life easier and more efficient for the American people. We have better and safer modes of transportation, faster ways to communicate and purchase items for ourselves and our families, and more effective tools to monitor and deliver health care. While there are plenty of advantages to these advancements, Americans […]

Vaccines protect you, your family, and your community


Pockets of our country are experiencing a significant uptick in the number of measles cases. Measles is not a harmless childhood illness. It is actually a highly contagious, dangerous disease that can even be deadly. But measles is also easily preventable with a vaccine. There’s a lot of misinformation swirling around, so let me provide the facts: vaccines save lives. […]

LeCompte awarded GED Tutor of the Year

Cheyenne River Youth Project offers an Emerging Poets Fellowship for Lakota teens

In conjunction with the First Peoples Fund, the Cheyenne River Youth Project is now offering an Emerging Poets Fellowship for Lakota youth ages 13-18 on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. Open for applications until July, the program will officially launch in September. This innovative one-year fellowship will give teens valuable poetry, leadership and development training, which also includes specific life […]

Nine Tiospaye Topa students selected to attend National Youth Leadership Forum

C-EB Drama Club hosts annual talent show


The C-EB Drama Club hosted its annual talent show Wednesday, May 1 in the C-EB High School auditorium. Nine acts took the stage demonstrating their talent in music, acting and comedy. Junior Delilah Metcalf and Senior Oliver Miner kept the audience entertained with clever jokes and puns. Teachers and students got into the show, with Ruth Beckler singing a Disney […]

Drug trafficking discussion illuminates issues on a local level


Ziebach County police share drug trafficking concerns at Dupree city meeting Drugs, roads and donations topped the Dupree City County meeting agenda. Ziebach County Police Officer Charles Red Crow presented with Sheriff Gary Cudmore the monthly patrol report to the council, which led to an extensive sharing of concerns about drug use and trafficking across the state. Red Crow said […]

Former DHS graduate to be guest speaker for 2019 Commencement Exercises

Garrett Keegan has been chosen as the guest speaker for the 2019 graduating class of Dupree High School. Keegan graduated from Dupree in 2013 as salutatorian. He was involved with National Honor Society, the Quiz Bowl team, played football, ran track, and wrestled. Keegan also helped out with the AAU wrestling program. In the summers he worked for Donnie and […]


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