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TTS students enter in InterTribal Art and Essay Contest

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | January 22, 2020

Ms. Charlene Four Bear’s fourth grade students at Tiospaye Topa School each received a Certificate of Appreciation for their artwork entered into the InterTribal Buffalo Council Art and Essay Contest. Pictured are CJ Arpan, Jocelyn Charger, Roger Gunhammer, Emily Ordonez, and AJ Red Fox.

E.A.G.L.E Center News… Keep up to date on the latest happenings

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | January 22, 2020

Evolving into someone better: Creation and Evolution By Tovano Brown, E.A.G.L.E Center “Unity Circle” is a weekly gathering held at the E.A.G.L.E. Center that features discussion topics that promote student well-being. Tovano Brown, a freshman at the E.C., was moved to craft his own manifesto after a Unity Circle session about self-improvement and goal setting (1/10/2020). He generously shared his wisdom with […]

Tiospaye Topa School Second Quarter Honor Roll

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | January 22, 2020

Second Quarter Honor Roll (A’s and B’s in All Classes): *Denotes all A’s 3rd Grade: *Icesis Big Eagle *Sadie Bowker *Elizabeth Butcher Julian Chips Neeyon Different Horse *Mahpiya Eagle Hunter Nataliyah Gomez *Kyra Lawrence *Sha’Teyah Talks 4th Grade: Chris Arpan Jocelyn Charger Kaylupe Watson 5th Grade: Steven Garnette Emme Hollow Horn Madison Jeffries Lieryn Jensen *Journey Lawrence Mylee Rousseau Laken […]

First week of Legislature report

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | January 22, 2020

The first week of the 2020 legislative session is now over and so far we have gone through our policy and procedures process that we have to do each year to begin session. We had the Governor’s State of the State Address on Tuesday, and we did not hear anything that we already haven’t heard for the past two years […]

Let us shine light on MMIW epidemic

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | January 22, 2020

Another missing Native American woman has been positively identified and another autopsy report is pending. On Monday, January 20, officials confirmed that a body found earlier that day was that of missing teenager, Selena Not Afraid, who was last seen on January 1. As editor, it was my task to release this information as breaking news. Just a few days […]

Letter to the Editor: Inspired by young women at Snow Queen pageant

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | January 22, 2020

Inspired by young women at Snow Queen pageant Dear Editor, Regarding the article about Lakota maidens represent at State Snow Queen Contest. I had the privilege of meeting each of these young ladies while on the team charged with selecting the Snow Queen and Princesses. To a person, each woman provided very personal stories about how being a part of […]

Veterans should register in the Burn Pit Registry

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | January 22, 2020

Typically, when we hear the word “registry” we think of a gift registry for weddings, showers, births, graduations, and anniversaries. But there is another kind of registry veterans need to be aware of. The VA Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry is available to eligible veterans and service members to document their exposures and report health concerns through an […]

Home Improvement and Garden Tips

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | January 22, 2020

Greetings everyone, I hope all is well with your families and homes. This week I will answer some questions I have received, and will share some garden information. January is an important month for  garden preparation. The question I received was about venting systems for houses. Your home has vents built into it for various purposes and all are very […]

Rapid City Man Indicted for Kidnapping of a Minor

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | January 22, 2020

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man was charged in federal district court with Kidnapping of a Minor by a Registered Sex Offender and Transportation of a Minor with Intent to Engage in Criminal Sexual Activity by a Registered Sex Offender. Christopher Bald Eagle, age 65, was charged on January 7, 2020.  Bald Eagle […]

Rapid City Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | January 22, 2020

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man was charged in federal district court with Receipt of Child Pornography and Possession of Child Pornography. Nikolas John Larson, age 39, was charged on December 17, 2019.  Larson appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Daneta Wollmann on January 8, 2020, and pleaded not guilty to the charges.  The […]