Chasing the Dragon: Raising awareness of opioid addiction

FBI, DEA Release Documentary Aimed at Youth

Every day in the United States, law enforcement agencies at the local, state, and federal levels — including the FBI and DEA — use investigative resources to target the supply side in the war against drugs. But, even with numerous law enforcement successes in this area, the demand for drugs continues. And, one of the more worrisome trends is a […]

Broncos back on the winning track

NFL: The End Zone Raiders continue to win the tight games

Welcome NFL fans The End Zones’ Captain Kirk and Timmy Giago III will be hosting from the USS Native Sun Today. “It’s great you have the Remote Probe Updater Commander,” noted the Captain. Aye, sir as key notable players were not available due to injury Patriots WR Danny Amendola who left the game due to an ankle injury against the […]

Defending LNI champs look in top form

Winnebago trounces local rival

WINNEBAGO, Neb. –– Walthill is an excellent basketball team. One of two teams hailing from the Omaha Reservation, the Blujays came within a dozen points of winning a state championship a year ago, but when they traveled seven miles south to Winnebago last Friday night, a 21-4 first quarter put up by defending LNI champs, dug a hole Walthill could […]

Public encouraged to attend important meeting on housing

PIERRE –– South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA), in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), will be hosting a public meeting on Dec. 8, 2016, to solicit comments prior to the drafting of the 2017 Annual Action Plan. The purpose of the public meeting is to obtain citizens’ views, answer questions and discuss housing and community development […]

Lakota Nation Education Conference announced

RAPID CITY –– The Lakota Nation Education Conference (LNEC) invites educators, parents, administrators, and friends of Indian education to attend the 2016 Lakota Nation Education Conference December 14-17, 2016 at the Ramkota Inn in Rapid City. The conference begins at 9:00 a.m. and runs until 4:00 p.m. daily. LNEC connects attendees to the newest information and best practices in health […]

Regional Hospital named among the best in South Dakota by U.S. News & World Report

RAPID CITY –– Regional Health’s Rapid City Regional Hospital has been recognized as one of the top three hospitals in South Dakota for 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report. South Dakota has more than 60 hospitals, with only three meeting U.S. News high standards and ranked. Since only hospitals that are nationally ranked or designated high performing in a […]

Patricia Ann Running Hawk

PINE RIDGE – Patricia Ann Running Hawk, 58, made her journey to the Spirit World on Sunday, Novevmber 27, 2016, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City. Patricia Ann Running Hawk was born on Sept. 29, 1958 in Pine Ridge to Patrick Running Hawk and Hazel Tobacco. Patricia is survived by her children, “Cowboy Dan” Tobacco, Joshua Two […]

Dina Rose Iron Rope

WANBLEE –– Dina Rose Iron Rope, 33, made her journey to the Spirit World on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at the Pine Ridge I.H.S. Hospital in Pine Ridge. Dina was born on December 11, 1982 in Pine Ridge to Paul J. Iron Rope and Maxine Spotted Elk. Dina is survived by her sons, Savon Doyle of Wanblee, and Lucian Iron […]

Arliss M. Rabbit

FORT THOMPSON, N.D. –– Memorial services for Arliss M. Rabbit, 71, of Fort Thompson were held Monday, December 5, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort Thompson with burial of the ashes at Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery at Stephan, S.D. Wake services were December 3 and 4, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort Thompson. Arliss Marie Metcalf […]

Billy Janis: An artist with a passion for history

PINE RIDGE – Billy J. Janis is young, talented and very busy. Born on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Janis, a member of the Oglala Lakota Nation, spends his days and nights carefully mixing colors and layering watercolor paint onto his 2-dimensional creations. He paints from the heart of what he knows, the Lakota people and culture, making his world […]