In 1848, Georgia-born lawyer and politician Buckingham Smith compiled a report for Congress on the feasibility and benefit of draining the Florida Everglades. The report provided the supporting information that eventually led to the passing of Senate Bill 338 in which the U.S. government officially authorized the Everglades drainage. This
TAMPA — More than 100 guests celebrated the opening of The Rez Grill on Jan. 5 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. Part of the multi-million dollar expansion, the 120-seat American grill restaurant is the newest food and beverage concept at the Tampa property.
The restaurant is led
We are writing on behalf of the Brighton community, future Brighton community and the ecosystem. We would like to start by saying that, as young community members, we don’t like what you are planning for us; the casualties would be awfully great, it wouldn’t really fix a problem and currently
EDMONTON, Alberta — Fred Sasakamoose, known as the National Hockey League’s first indigenous player, was honored prior to the Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers game Dec. 29 in Edmonton, Alberta.
In recognition of Sasakamoose receiving the Order of Canada for his contributions to First Nations’ sport and culture, the Oilers held
WEST PALM BEACH — The Chobee Gurlz 8 and under softball team, which features several players from the Brighton Reservation, ruled the PBC Santa Slam tournament from start to finish.
Chobee won all six of its games to capture the 9U championship on Dec. 3.
The team won all three of its
Some college basketball teams featured a different look in November and December.
As part of a Nike N7 program, the men’s teams from Florida State, Haskell, Marquette, Nevada, New Mexico, Nevada and Oklahoma State and women’s teams from Haskell, Nevada, Oklahoma State, Oral Roberts and Stanford wore turquoise jerseys and other
TALLAHASSEE — Florida State wide receiver Justin Motlow caught one pass in his final game at Doak Campbell Stadium on Dec. 2. Motlow hauled in a 2-yard pass from quarterback J.J.
Cosentino on a third down and 7 with 2:32 left in the Seminoles’ 42-10 win against Louisiana Monroe.
The victory boosted