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Oregon militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure
Clash near Cannon Ball subsides as protesters, law enforcement report Thursday's toll
FBI to review more emails related to Clinton's private email use
Phillips 66 expects Dakota Access permit to be granted
Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as protest site turns tense
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Ark Encounter brings biblical story to life: Faith Expressions to showcase Noah’s Ark collection
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Thief River Falls' Bergland off to blazing start for Bemidji State
Bailey or Dunne? Bison expecting both to play against them on Saturday
Bismarck volleyball sweeps Midgets
Sickler’s playmaking on both sides an asset as Titans begin playoffs
ERICKSON: False hope and lies from the Trump campaign
MURDOCK: Hillary's new hires would go FAR beyond the Supreme Court
HEDGER: Time to finish the job, for jobs
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Martin R. Harnisch
James "Jim" Danks
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
August 12, 2016
Heitkamp to host field hearing on Native American trauma
BISMARCK – U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Friday she will host the Senate Indian Affairs Committee’s first field hearing on the impacts of...
August 12, 2016 - 6:14pm
August 4, 2016
Multiple groups support Dakota Access Pipeline opposition lawsuit
BISMARCK—A broad, multistate coalition of tribes, landowners and environmental groups has joined in support of a legal challenge to the Dakota Access Pipeline's easements to cross the Missouri River in North Dakota. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the water easements...
August 4, 2016 - 5:58pm
August 2, 2016
Statistics point to tribal housing crisis, summit seeks solutions
BISMARCK — More than 40 percent of Native Americans on North Dakota reservations live in poverty, a rate at least 9 percent higher than...
August 2, 2016 - 12:01am
August 1, 2016
South Dakota man, 21, sent to prison for beating man to death
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- A 21-year-old Allen man will spend more than 17 years in prison for second degree murder for using a club-like weapon to kill another man during a fight on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.Nile Paul Waters, also known as Nile Hollow Horn Bear, pleaded guilty to...
News/crime and courts
August 1, 2016 - 10:30pm
Federal judge rules in favor tribal members, blocks N.D. voter ID law
BISMARCK — Recent changes to North Dakota's voter identification laws have placed an "undue burden" on Native Americans and other voters, a federal judge ruled Monday in ordering the state to put its 2012 voter ID laws back into place. U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland...
August 1, 2016 - 4:57pm
July 28, 2016
Port: Real sovereignty for Native Americans would mean property rights and policy autonomy
“The Loophole Economy Is No Jackpot for Indians” is the headline to a Wall Street Journal article from yesterday written by Naomi Schaefer...
July 28, 2016 - 3:56pm
July 12, 2016
Port: North Dakota removing Native American imagery from highway signs
This morning a SAB reader contacted me about a chance he noticed to some of North Dakota’s highway signs, and included a photo of one of the...
July 12, 2016 - 2:19pm
June 22, 2016
Court sets aside Obama administration fracking rules for public lands
A federal judge in Wyoming has set aside new regulations for hydraulic fracturing on public lands, a victory for oil and gas producers who vehemently...
June 22, 2016 - 3:02pm
Little Bighorn battle marks 140th anniversary
REAL BIRD RANCH, Mont. -- On the 140th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, an organizer of the annual reenactment said this year...
News/Nation and World
June 22, 2016 - 9:51am
June 2, 2016
Tribal leaders endorse Clinton
Tribal leaders from North Dakota and South Dakota have endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, citing her focus on the Native American community....
June 2, 2016 - 3:30pm
May 31, 2016
Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights
BELCOURT -- Elvis Norquay, a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe, has lived most of his 58 years on North Dakota's remote Turtle Mountain reservation...
May 31, 2016 - 3:13pm
May 28, 2016
Tribe asserts oil presence as it declares ‘a new day’
FORT BERTHOLD RESERVATION -- At 4:30 a.m. on June 27, 2015, Missouri River Resources CEO Dave Williams received a call. “It was a Saturday,” he said. “They said, ‘Dave, she’s coming in.” MRR produced its first barrel of oil that day and now, almost a year later, it has...
May 28, 2016 - 3:54pm
May 27, 2016
Trump's pro-oil agenda poses dilemma for North Dakota's Indians
TRENTON -- When Donald Trump laid out his plan this week to roll back U.S. environmental regulations to boost the ailing energy industry, it...
May 27, 2016 - 12:32pm
May 26, 2016
Bill to help protect Native American children heading to president's desk
BISMARCK -- Legislation requiring all adults living in potential foster homes to undergo background checks before a Native American child can be placed there has passed Congress and is expected to be signed by President Barack Obama. The bill, dubbed the Native American Children's...
May 26, 2016 - 9:07pm
May 23, 2016
Port: Maybe we spend too much time talking for Native Americans instead of talking to them
Last week a poll released by the Washington Post found that roughly 90 percent of Native Americans are not offended by the “Redskins” nickname....
May 23, 2016 - 6:28pm