From motorcycles to county fair time

We’re still in the middle of what looks like a bigger Sturgis motorcycle rally than last year, but now it is time to switch...

Vacation rental saga continues

The latest word on the continuing saga of vacation rentals in residential areas of Custer is that the can will continue to be kicked...

There should be office qualifications

Those running for auditor and treasurer county offices in South Dakota currently do so as a member of a political party and require no...

Gold Discovery Days are here already!

It’s a sure sign that summer is more than half over when we start celebrating the annual Gold Discovery Days again this coming weekend...

Editorial had ‘alternative facts’

The July 5 Viewpoint by Scott Hulet is seemingly a patriotic article designed to coincide with one of our most patriotic holidays, the 4th...

We’ve forgotten how to be Americans

To our founding fathers: Sorry gentlemen, but I think we blew it. After 200 years, we forgot how to be Americans. Oh, there are still...

Pulling through another drought

As of late, I have been keeping my eye on the U.S. Drought Monitor. The monitor is updated each Thursday, and as I write...

Fugitive Lyle Jeffs had no place to hide

It came as no surprise last week that the long arm of the law finally caught up with federal fugitive Lyle Jeffs who fled...

Golden Rule applies to hospitality people

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out how the traveling public deserves to be treated. Just put yourself in their place. What...

Sheriff Wheeler did a great job for county

No question about it. We will miss Custer County Sheriff Rick Wheeler at the Custer County Chronicle. His last day in office was May...

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