Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

Signs just outside of Whiteclay, Neb. urge a no vote on the alcohol referendum for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Rapid City Journal, Chris Huber)

SD reservation alcohol vote too close to call

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A vote to end prohibition and allow alcohol on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation got most of the votes, but the election outcome was too close to call late […]


A sign outside Whiteclay, Neb., urging Pine Ridge Indian Reservation residents to oppose the legalization of alcohol sales. (AP Photo/Carson Walker)

Last dry reservation in SD considers alcohol sales

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Jobs and confidence are in short supply on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where the rugged beauty of South Dakota’s Badlands contrasts sharply with dilapidated houses, rusted-out vehicles and trash […]


Johnny Depp as Tonto, and Armie Hammer as John Reid (l-r) in scene from movie "The Lone Ranger." (Photo credit: Disney / Jerry Bruckheimer Inc. / AP)

Depp’s interest in Wounded Knee causes a stir

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — For months, questions have swirled about whether developers, activists or tribes would be willing to plunk down millions to buy a portion of the Wounded Knee National Historic Landmark. Now […]


Impoverished SD Indian tribe debates development

(AP) – The Oglala Sioux Tribe occupies a seemingly prime piece of South Dakota – a vast, scenic reservation that stands near a crossroads for tourists visiting Mount Rushmore, the Badlands, the historic Old West […]



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