Archive for March, 2006

Sheridan County renews Whiteclay liquor licenses

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006

By Scott Bauer / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Three Whiteclay stores will be able to continue selling beer despite complaints filed by American Indians and others.

The Sheridan County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution on Monday automatically renewing liquor licenses for the three stores located in the town of Whiteclay, which is just across the border from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. (more…)

Court hears Whiteclay case

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

An attorney for a Rushville man seeking a license to sell liquor near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation urged the Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday to affirm a lower court judge’s approval of the application.

By Butch Mabin / LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR

For years, activists have argued the beer stores of Whiteclay should be shut down or better regulated. (more…)