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By Scott On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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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.

By Scott On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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COMMENTARY: Two Fat Kids in the schoolyard….

Have you noticed lately that unless you watch Fox News exclusively most of the media buzz rotates around Kim Jong Un vs Donald Trump, leaders of North Korea and the USA respectively?

By Scott On Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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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.

By Scott On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Richard French – Big Cove Tribal Council Member (Incumbent candidate)

  Reason to run: In 2015, I ran for Tribal Council because I wanted to put government back on the side of the people; and I still believe that today. Over the past two years, I have kept myself busy fighting for Big Cove families and voting for a better future for all of us. […]

By Scott On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Tribal Health Officials: Carfentanil poses great risk

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

By Scott On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Cherokee Nation Environmental Programs awarded $300,000 EPA grant

Cherokee Nation Environmental Programs was recently awarded a $300,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to create a national tribal mentoring program that focuses on the development and reporting of water quality assessments.

By Scott On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Geraldine Walkingstick – obituary

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

By Scott On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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ON THE SIDELINES: Let’s hear a cheer for the cheerleaders

Well, the summer is winding down, and it’s time for fall sports – mainly football for me.

By Scott On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Court of Appeals overturns ruling in Bear Zoo case

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court’s decision in a case involving bears kept at the Cherokee Bear Zoo in downtown Cherokee.

By Scott On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Park officials request canines to assist in search for missing teen

Great Smoky Mountain National Park officials continue to search for missing Blount County teen Austin Bohanan.