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Writing, storytelling competitions to be held at NC Indian Unity Conference

January 17, 2013
Writing, storytelling competitions to be held at NC Indian Unity Conference

The United Tribes of North Carolina has announced it will hold a writing competition and a storytelling competition at the 38th Annual NC Indian Unity Conference scheduled for Feb. 28 – March 2 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. The conference theme is “Planting the Future from our Traditional Roots thru...
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Intermediate crochet class

January 17, 2013

Mondays beginning Feb. 4 from 5-7pm at the Cherokee Youth Center.  Size is limited for this six-week class.  The class is being sponsored by Healthy Cherokee and the Cherokee Youth Center.  People taking this class should know how to chain, single crochet, double crochet and slip stitch.  Info:  Healthy Cherokee 554-6181 or Cherokee Youth...
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Sock knitting class

January 17, 2013

Thursdays beginning Feb. 7 from 5:30-6:30pm at the Cherokee Youth Center.  Size is limited for this six-week class.  The instructor is Kelly Thomas-Hill, and the class is being sponsored by Healthy Cherokee and the Cherokee Youth Center.  People taking the class should know how to cast on, knit, purl and cast off.  Info: Healthy...
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Blood Drive at Hospital

January 17, 2013

Feb. 13 from 9am – 1:30pm at Cherokee Indian Hospital.  Info: Doris Bonilla 497-9163 ext. 6498
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Secretary Salazar to leave post in March

January 17, 2013

WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced on Tuesday, Jan. 15 that he will return to his home state of Colorado, having fulfilled his promise to President Obama to serve four years as Secretary. Secretary Salazar has informed President Obama that he intends to leave the Department by the end of March. “Colorado...
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Update on landslide on Newfound Gap Road

January 17, 2013
Update on landslide on Newfound Gap Road

The first assessment of the landslide which occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 16 the in Great Smoky Mountains National Park along Newfound Gap Road in North Carolina shows that the landslide is approximately 90,000 cubic yards of material or 350-400 feet. It is around the length of a football field and 45-50 feet deep. The...
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Update on vehicle fatality on Newfound Gap Road

January 17, 2013

  At 2:08 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers were notified of a two vehicle accident on Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441) just north of Collins Creek Picnic Area in North Carolina. The accident involved a 4-door Chrysler SUV which collided with a National Park Service pickup truck. The...
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Hiker discovered dead in Park

January 17, 2013

An overdue male hiker, approximately 50 years of age, was discovered deceased at Tricorner Knob Shelter in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Park Rangers early Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 16. The name of the hiker is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of family. The hiker left Newfound Gap on Saturday morning...
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Kenneth Ray Adams – obituary

January 17, 2013

Kenneth Ray Adams - obituary
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One Feather – Jan. 17, 2012

January 17, 2013

Jan. 17, 2012
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High rains bring flooding to Cherokee

January 16, 2013
High rains bring flooding to Cherokee

High rains that began on Sunday, Jan. 13 and have lasted several days have caused many areas in and around Cherokee to flood.
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Newfound Gap Road closed due to landslide

January 16, 2013
Newfound Gap Road closed due to landslide

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has closed Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441) due to a landslide which undercut the road near mile marker 22 between Collins Creeks and Webb Overlook at 9:40 am on Wednesday, Jan. 16. The slide is estimated to be a 200 foot section of road extending 1000 foot down slope,...
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SHIP implementing appointment system

January 16, 2013

The Supplemental Health Insurance Program (SHIP) is in the process of implementing an appointment system. Loretta Mills, HMD secretary, 554-6180 is the main contact person for appointments. If she isn’t available, Katrina Taylor, SHIP audiology coordinator, 554-6187 will set up appointments.  They will set up calendars for Denise Bradley, Medicare B processor, and Calvin Hill, SHIP...
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USDA launches new microloan program

January 16, 2013

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on Tuesday, Jan. 15 the availability of a new microloan program to assist in providing small farmers, family operations, veterans and underserved farmers and ranchers with access to credit.  The new USDA program aims to bolster the progress of producers through their start-up years by providing needed resources...
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February events at Cherokee Tribal Bingo

January 16, 2013
February events at Cherokee Tribal Bingo


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MLK, Jr. Holiday closing

January 16, 2013

The Cherokee One Feather will be closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. day on Monday, Jan. 21.  The deadline for the Jan. 24 issue will be Friday, Jan. 18 at 12noon.
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See photos of the flooding, high waters in Cherokee

January 16, 2013
See photos of the flooding, high waters in Cherokee

High rains since Sunday, Jan. 13 have caused the Oconaluftee River to flood in places throughout Cherokee.  (ELVIA WALKINGSTICK/One Feather) For more photos of the flooding:   
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