Court finds Grand Council doesn’t have “force of law”

According to the Cherokee Tribal Court, the Grand Council meeting held in the Charles George Memorial Arena on Tuesday, April 18 doesn’t have the “force of law”.

CIPD Arrest Report for April 17-24

Note: The following people were arrested by the Cherokee Indian Police Department and booked into the Anthony Edward Lossiah Justice Center. It should be noted that the following defendants have only been charged with the crimes listed and should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Council adds more Articles of Impeachment, Court delays proceedings

It was a busy day for impeachment-related proceedings on Friday, April 21 – the day after the original date set for the Impeachment Hearing before several court motions delayed the event.

Park recruiting volunteers for Cataloochee Valley

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is seeking volunteers to assist rangers with managing traffic and establishing safe wildlife viewing areas within the Cataloochee Valley area.

April report for Cherokee Central Board of Education

April report for Cherokee Central Board of Education

Goshorn to participate in prestigious Italian exhibit

The 57th La Biennale di Venezia (aka Venice Biennale), a world-renowned art exhibition, will include several American Indian artists this year.

Huey Lewis & The News to play Harrah’s Cherokee

Huey Lewis & The News are truly one of America’s great rock & roll bands, and they are set to play Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center on Friday, June 16 at 9pm.

TRACK & FIELD: Cherokee participates in Frank Patton Classic

Members of the boys and girls varsity track teams from Cherokee High School participated in the...

Cherokee athletes nominated for WNC Sports Awards

Two athletes and an entire team from Cherokee High School have been nominated in various categories...

TRACK & FIELD: Cherokee High School Classic results

Cherokee High School hosted the CHS Classic track meet on Wednesday, March 29....

EDITORIAL: Can we handle the truth, or even recognize it?

If ever there was an example of why we need clear, concise law, it is the situation we find ourselves in now. We are now finding that it is going to take a court session (or three) to figure the difference between the “letter of the law” and the “essence of the law”.

EDITORIAL: Trumped

"Does a resolution trump an ordinance?” This and many other questions were presented during Tribal Council last week. ..

LETTER: Divided house cannot serve Cherokee people

I am truly sorry that anyone should have to be addressing the current negative status of our tribal government...

Richard Terry Reed – obituary

Richard Terry Reed, 66, of Cherokee passed away unexpectedly, yet peacefully, in the early hours of Friday, April 28, 2017.

Joseph Stephen Watty – obituary

Joseph Stephen Watty, 72, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017. ..

Jennifer Dugan Toineeta – obituary

Jennifer Dugan Toineeta, 34, of Cherokee, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, April 19, 2017...

Goshorn to participate in prestigious Italian exhibit

The 57th La Biennale di Venezia (aka Venice Biennale), a world-renowned art exhibition, will include several American Indian artists this year...

Goshorn to participate in prestigious Italian exhibit

The 57th La Biennale di Venezia (aka Venice Biennale), a world-renowned art exhibition, will include several American Indian artists this year...

Goshorn to participate in prestigious Italian exhibit

The 57th La Biennale di Venezia (aka Venice Biennale), a world-renowned art exhibition, will include several American Indian artists this year...