News

Tribes Vow To Stop Keystone Pipeline

Tribes Vow To Stop Keystone Pipeline

Photo: WNAX

 

Several groups opposing the Keystone Pipeline Project including BOLD Nebraska, and the Cowboy and Indian Alliance are camped out in Washington DC sending their message to the State Department, the President and Congress.  Rosebud Sioux tribal member Gary Dorr, organizer for tribal resistance to the proposed pipeline route is at the encampment. He says most of the concerns center around possible environmental damage from the pipeline if it’s approved.

Dorr says if Keystone gets final approval from the President and the State Department the tribes will do everything they can in a peaceful manner to keep the project from going through the reservation.

Encampment participants on Saturday and others totaling 5,000 will join in a procession to the Capitol voicing opposition to the Keystone Pipeline. The week long event will end Sunday with an Interfaith ceremony.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Onward Yankton Announces Finalists

IMG_0537

The original plan was to come up with five ideas for the Onward Yankton competition, but there are now six to choose from.

in Local

Minnesota Governor Threatens to Veto Amendments

dayton

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is advising lawmakers to stay focused on helping Mille Lacs area businesses during an upcoming special session.

in Local

Iowa Casinos Work to Help Gambling Problems

gambling

Iowa’s 19 state-regulated casinos are holding events for Responsible Gaming Education Week.

in Local

Nebraska Professor Says Iran Deal Needs Consideration

University_of_Nebraska-Lincoln

A Nebraska professor says Congress needs to give the Iran nuclear agreement careful consideration and not just reject it outright.

in Local

Internet Helps Small Sioux Falls Business Grow

computer

Online companies are becoming the preferred way to shop.