West River Eagle
Vol. 102 • No. 04 • Thursday, January 26, 2012 • Eagle Butte, SD 57625 • (605)964-2100 • Fax 605)964-2110 •
Ross DuBray joins WRE staff
Ross C. DuBray is the new
sports reporter and photogra-
pher for the West River Eagle.
He has taken photos for the
WRE since the fall of 2008. He
is the 2010 3
place winner in
the South Dakota Sports Photo
DuBray attended Elemen-
tary and middle school in Eagle
Butte. He graduated from Mo-
bridge High School in 1994.
DuBray attended South Dakota State University where he studied
Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. DuBray worked for the CRST Prai-
rie Management Program as and Endangered Species Technician
with the Black-footed Ferret Recovery Program.
His love for photography stems back to high school where he
served as the newspaper an yearbook photo editor. He also took
photos for the SDSU Collegian while in college.
DuBray moved back to the Eagle Butte area in 2008 and his sig-
nificant other, Tasiyagnunpa Livermont, recently joined him here.
They have three children, Miles, Gavin, and Caedmon.
DuBray is the son of Elroy and Ramona DuBray. DuBray has two
older sisters, Diane DuBray and Donita Fischer and one younger
brother Francis DuBray.
His grandparents are Louis and the late Belle Jewett, and the
late Louis and Elsie DuBray. In his free time DuBray enjoys hunt-
ing and fishing, competing in archery competitions, biking, and
hiking in the hills.
Shelby Simon, Miss Dupree, Camy Maher, Miss Dewey County, and Courtney Fischer, Miss Eagle Butte stop
for a photo at the 2012 State Snow Queen Festival.
State Snow Queen
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe TERO Program will be spon-
soring C.D.L. Training for CRST Tribal Members Only in Bus
Driving and Truck Driving. The training will be scheduled for
January 30, 2012 until all requirements to possess a Commercial
Driver’s License have been completed. This would include 24 hours
of classroom instruction for each student. Also 8 hours of Pre-trip/
Basic Vehicle Control Instruction and then 6 hours of behind the
wheel driving for each student.
All CDL endorsements will be covered. General knowledge, Air
Brakes, Combination Vehicle, Doubles/Triples, Tanker, Hazardous
Materials, Passenger and School Bus will be taught in the classroom
also. The school bus drive test is a separate drive test.
Class starts on January 30 at 9:00 a.m. at the TERO Office.
Total class size is 10. All selected applicants will be screened and
have present at the time the first class starts a valid South Dakota
Driver’s License and a current physical. Physical forms are avail-
able at the TERO Office. The CDL driver training will be provided
by Dale Duenwald, Instructor, Clark, SD.
For more information call your Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal
TERO Office at 605-964-8376.
Terrance Veo, TERO Director
CRST Tero Program to
sponsor C.D. L. Training
The 66th annual Snow Queen Festival was held Saturday January 14 in Aberdeen. Snow Queens
from around the state competed for the title. Alyxis Perry, of the Frederick area, won the 2012 Snow