Clingmans Dome Tower Rehabilitation Project begins Wednesday

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that the Clingmans Dome Observation Tower will be closed beginning Wednesday, Aug. 23 through the remainder of the 2017 season.

Cherokee watches frog swallow the sun

he frog swallowed the sun in Cherokee on the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 21 as a rare total solar eclipse was visible.

Tribal Health Officials: Carfentanil poses great risk

A drug that can tranquilize an elephant is being used across the country by humans.

Danya Pigeon crowned 2017-18 Junior Miss Cherokee (Nation)

Sequoyah High School senior Danya Pigeon, of Hulbert, was crowned the 2017-18 Junior Miss Cherokee during the 26th annual leadership competition on Saturday, Aug. 19.

Youth Council cultural exchange visit yields great fun and important lessons

A half dozen Cherokee youth spent a week this summer in the Pacific Northwest having great fun and learning some invaluable lessons.

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

“Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by David Grann, is a masterfully told tale that will draw the reader in.

Gary Allan to play Harrah’s Cherokee in October

Gary Allan is set to perform at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center on Friday, Oct. 27 at 9pm.

COMMENTARY: Two Fat Kids in the schoolyard….

Have you noticed lately that unless you watch Fox News exclusively most of the media buzz...

LETTER: Two Feathers International Consultancy answers letter of apology

Mashu White Feather does not refer to himself as a Cherokee elder. ...

EDITORIAL: 15,578

We are only three weeks away from some important decisions....

FOOTBALL: Braves get big win in season-opener 

The Cherokee Braves (1-0) started their 2017 season in style with a big 36-10 win over the North Buncombe Black Hawks (0-1) on a warm, clear night for football on Friday, Aug. 18.

Shirley Jackson Oswalt (Dodie) – obituary

Shirley Jackson Oswalt (Dodie), 62, of Robbinsville went home to be with the Lord Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 at her residence.

Geraldine Walkingstick – obituary

After a valiant fight with cancer, Geraldine Walkingstick passed peacefully into the hands of the Lord on Aug. 15, 2017. ..

Rafe Allen Rattler – obituary

Rafe Allen Rattler, infant son of Jon Rattler and Brandy Keen Rattler, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 at Mission Hospital..

Walk held to shine light on Cherokee elder abuse

Tribal elders in Indian Country are reportedly abused at a rate (1 in 4) much higher than the national average (1 in 10).

HEALTH COLUMN: Dear Cherokee Choices (Benefits of potassium)

I’ve heard some information about potassium, but I’m not sure if it’s good for me or what foods I should eat/drink..

HEALTH COLUMN: Dear Cherokee Choices (Couch to 5K running plan)

I have been a couch potato for years, but I’m proud to say I have been walking regularly for the last..

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by David Grann, is a masterfully told..

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by David Grann, is a masterfully told..

BOOK REVIEW: “Killers of the Flower Moon” a killer read

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”, by David Grann, is a masterfully told..