New push to deal with alcohol in Whiteclay

November 9th, 2015

By Fred Knapp

Another push is underway to address alcohol issues in Whiteclay, a tiny northwest Nebraska village bordering the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Alcohol’s prohibited on the reservation, but alcohol-related problems are widespread. They’re highly visible in Whiteclay, where some Native Americans spend their days drinking outside four stores that sell the equivalent of about 4 million cans of beer a year.

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Battling Alcoholism in Whiteclay: The Front Lines

July 20th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – In the second segment of Battling Alcoholism in Whiteclay, we go to the front lines on the Pine Ridge reservation.

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Battling Alcoholism in Whiteclay

July 19th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The first of our series on Whiteclay, Neb., a small town on the border of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Located a few miles from a sign that welcomes visitors to “The Good Life,” Whiteclay, to some, is “hell.”

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Drunken driving case raises questions about lenient sentencing

March 15th, 2012

By Bill Kelly

Lincoln, NE – A Nebraska drunk driving case that made headlines last year worked its way to the the state’s Supreme Court this month.

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