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OUR OPINION: Spirit Lake and other tribes need a free pres

October 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When tribal leaders show themselves to be that deep in denial, taxpayers wonder if the situation ever will improve, with or without intervention by the BIA.
That’s where a free and independent press on the reservation can come in. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION — Indian Country’s most-needed reform: A free press

June 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Without a free press, it’s almost impossible to make other ‘good government’ reforms stick. Continue Reading

TUPPER: We want an answer on Mitchell City Council’s closed-door meeting

July 1, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell city attorney Randy Stiles apparently thinks he can go behind closed doors to discuss anything he wants with your City Council, because everything the council discusses with him in such a setting. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Reservations need, deserve a free press

March 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Supporting a free press is an indirect way of tackling the IHS’s unresponsiveness, among other issues. But it deserves a place in the lineup of reforms because if American history is any guide, it just might work. Continue Reading