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Chairman’s Update: Positive cases steady; businesses to enforce mask mandate

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 12, 2020

Total case count as of today is 38 positive cases. A total of 3,487 tests have been conducted, with 1,306 test kits available at this time, said Chairman Harold Frazier during his daily brief today. A total of 306 tests were processed yesterday during the mass testing in Eagle Butte. 208 ID NOW tests were all negative, and the remaining […]

Chairman’s daily update: 5 new positive cases on CRST, total of 38

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 11, 2020

There are 5 new positive cases since yesterday for a total of 38 positive cases. All of these new cases came from the same group who have primary contact with an earlier positive case and are quarantined, said Chairman Frazier during his radio address today. To date, 3181 tests have been conducted and there are 1512 test kits available. Mass […]

Update from Chairman Frazier: no new positive cases detected, some results still pending

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 10, 2020

So far, no new cases of COVID-19 have been found as a result of mass testing conducted yesterday, said Chairman Harold Frazier in his noon radio address. Over 888 tests were conducted yesterday during the mass drive-thru testing event, and a total of 343 tests have been processed, all negative. The South Dakota State Labs said they will expedite the […]

33 positive cases on CRST: Chairman Frazier’s daily noon update

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 09, 2020

Possible Direct Contact at These Businesses If you went to any of the following businesses from July 1-5 you may have been exposed to a positive case. If so, please seek out testing. Locations: AmPride, Family Dollar, Eagle Stop, LTM, Dairy Queen, any of the fireworks stands. New Case Count Chairman Frazier announced today that there are 33 positive cases […]

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Sitting Bull Stampede.

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 08, 2020

State Health officials announced Wednesday, July 8th, that an individual who attended the Sitting Bull Stampede Rodeo in Mobridge has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual attended the event while able to transmit the virus to others on these dates and times: June 30th from 5 p.m. -7 p.m. July 1st from 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. Due to the risk of […]

BREAKING: Over 50% of positive individuals on CRST are under the age of 18

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 08, 2020

Chairman Harold Frazier said of the 27 individuals who have coronavirus, 14 of them are under the age of 18 years old. Statistically, this equates to 51.85%. The new spike of the positive cases on CRST was expected after the Fourth of July holiday, said Danette Serr, CRST Tribal Health Department Director. Serr explained to the West River Eagle on […]

BREAKING: 15 new COVID-19 cases on CRST

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 07, 2020

CRST Chairman Harold Frazier announced that there are 15 new cases of COVID-19 on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe reservation. The new positive cases were discovered today, which brings the total number of positive cases to 27, according to the tribal leader. With the drastic rise in cases, the chairman stated that the Tribe would be moving to Level 4 […]

Chairman Frazier’s statement on Federal Court ruling against DAPL

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 06, 2020

It has been six years since the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) began slithering a path through our treaty territory. In 2016 water protectors stood up to the dangers that have threatened this land of which we are all a part. Today, the US District Court ordered that the snake of oil moving through are territory cease on August 5th, 2020 […]

Two new COVID-19 cases reported on Cheyenne River

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 03, 2020

There are two cases of COVID-19 on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, reported CRST Chairman Harold Frazier during his radio address today. The new cases bring the total number to eight, with four of the individuals categorized as recovered. One of the new cases is “contained” and the individual was already in quarantine, said Frazier. Contact tracing is underway for […]

Fireworks are prohibited in the Black Hills National Forest

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 03, 2020

Black Hills National Forest officials are reminding the public that fireworks are prohibited on the Black Hills National Forest and within the Black Hills Fire Protection District. “Possessing, discharging or using any kind of fireworks or pyrotechnic device is prohibited on the Black Hills NationalForest, year round, regardless of weather conditions or holidays,” said Scott Jacobson, Public Affairs Officer, Black […]