Posts Tagged ‘Scottsbluff’
Published Tuesday March 30, 2010
SCOTTSBLUFF STAR HERALD
SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB. — Over the years we’ve grown skeptical of efforts to “solve” the problem of beer sales in Whiteclay.
Much of the noise seems calculated to promote the careers of celebrity “activists” rather than address the real problem, which is rampant alcoholism on the nearby Pine Ridge Reservation. Critics of the beer merchants have always found it convenient to overlook that those buying the beer are willing customers who would simply look elsewhere if the Whiteclay stores were shut down. (more…)
Published Wednesday April 8, 2009
BY LESLIE REED
LINCOLN — Western Nebraska Community College officials have reversed a decision to cancel the screening of a documentary film about Whiteclay, the Nebraska border town that supplies beer to residents of South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. (more…)
Published September 6, 2007
BY KRISTIN DONNAN STANDARD
RAPID CITY JOURNAL
Bravo regarding the clever “fire with fire” marketing approach employed by the group protesting Anheuser-Busch’s distribution of beer to Whiteclay, Neb. liquor outlets. There’s just one potential snag in their play on words: culture. (more…)
Published August 31, 2007
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – An American Indian activist and Nebraskans for Peace have challenged Anheuser-Busch to “distribute responsibly,” playing off the corporation’s advertising slogan of “drink responsibly.”
Activist Frank LaMere and members of Nebraskans For Peace stood across the street from the High Plains Budweiser distributorship in Scottsbluff as part of a protest Thursday. The group said Anheuser-Busch is not living up to its own advertising slogan by allowing sales of beer to liquor outlets in the border town of Whiteclay, south of the dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. (more…)
Published August 31, 2007
KDUH-TV Channel 4, Scottsbluff, Neb.
Efforst to stop alcohol flowing from Whiteclay, Nebraska to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation moved to the Panhandle today, but protestors did not get the answers they were seeking.
Having been unsuccessful in attempts to blockade beer from entering the Pine Ridge Reservation from Nebraska, protestors took a different tack Thursday. Native American activists and members of Nebraskans for Peace picketed outside the Scottsbluff Budweiser distributorship, seeking the help of Anheuser-Busch in dealing with issues north of Whiteclay, including a reduction in alcohol-related deaths. (more…)
Published Friday August 31, 2007
BY MAUNETTE LOEKS
THE SCOTTSBLUFF STAR-HERALD
Protesters carrying signs reading “People Over Profit,” “Stop Alcohol Sales to Whiteclay” and “The King of Greed” called Thursday for corporations and citizens to help prevent alcohol from getting into the hands of American Indians living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Seven representatives of Nebraskans for Peace protested in front of the western Nebraska distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, High Plains Budweiser in Scottsbluff. (more…)