COMMENTARY: Let’s talk about the Oliphant in the room

COMMENTARY: Let’s talk about the Oliphant in the room

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   This commentary isn’t about the mythical creature from Tolkien stories but a landmark federal case that has adversely affected tribal communities for decades.  The Supreme Court case of Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian...
Flores pleads to Abusive Sexual Contact

Flores pleads to Abusive Sexual Contact

  Arlen Flores, of Cherokee, pleaded guilty on Feb. 22 in Federal Court in Asheville to one count of Abusive Sexual Contact before the Honorable Carlton Metcalf. The maximum punishment for such an offense is imprisonment for life. Lead Tribal Prosecutor and...
Nancy Jane Driver – obituary

Nancy Jane Driver – obituary

  Nancy Jane Driver, 61, of the Big Cove Community, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. She was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church. A native of Cherokee, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Ina Driver. In addition to her parents, she...