Making the days count: CHS Class of 2017 graduates

“Don’t count the days, make the days count,” was the motto for the Cherokee High School (CHS) Class of 2017.

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By Scott On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Chief Lambert impeached, removed from office

Tribal Council found Principal Chief Patrick Lambert guilty of eight of 12 Articles of Impeachment on Thursday, May 25 – the fourth day of an Impeachment Hearing.

By Scott On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Cherokee Tribal Gaming Commission announces new executive director

The Cherokee Tribal Gaming Commission (TGC) recently announced the promotion of Rita Cline Grasty as executive director.

By Scott On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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CIPD Arrest Report for May 15-22

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.

By Scott On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Tribal Court Judgment Summary for May 10

Tribal Court Judgment Summary for May 10

By Scott On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Tribal Court Docket for May 31

This is a criminal docket date for the Cherokee Tribal Court. All of the defendants listed have only been charged with the crimes/offenses listed and should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

By Scott On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for April 24, 27, and May 3

Tribal Court Judgment Summaries for April 24, 27, and May 3

By Scott On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Impeachment proceedings rescheduled following ruling

A day after the Cherokee Supreme Court issued a ruling on several appeals involving the impeachment proceedings against Principal Chief Patrick Lambert, Tribal Council approved a new date for the impeachment hearing.

By Scott On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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CIPD Arrest Report for May 8-15

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.

By Scott On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Tribe looking at counting military service towards tribal service

To honor veterans and military service, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is looking into the possibility of counting military service time towards a tribal employee’s time when figuring retirement.