Saturday, June 19, 2021

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From the Editorial Board

It’s Spring at the end of a long pandemic winter. Prom, graduations, and sports banquets are on the calendar. This week we highlight the graduates of Takini School. More graduation and prom pictures will follow.

We should all celebrate the persistence of our young people in making it through this unusual year. And we should celebrate the teacher and parents who supported them. The 2020/2021 school year has tested everyone.

Also this week we give thanks for the safety of our friend and colleague Floyd Braun. Floyd and his family endured a trial this last week when Floyd was reported missing. He has been found.

The lessons learned from the search and final location of Floyd show the extraordinary strength of Cheyenne River. The response was fast and successful. Many beloved relatives are not as lucky. In our feature article this week we highlight the lessons learned. We send our best to Floyd and his family.

Keep taking care of yourselves and your tiwahe. Variants of the coronavirus similar to the ones in India have now been identified in the United States. Be careful, keep wearing a mask, and follow the new CDC guidelines.

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