Hollywood Coucilman Chris Osceola shakes hands with NSU University School graduate Chandler DeMayo during a graduation appreciation event for the reservation’s 2020 graduates. The event was hosted by the Hollywood Council Office on June 18 at the Classic Gym. (Kevin Johnson photo) HOLLYWOOD — This year’s group of high school graduates
Alena Stockton drives toward the basket for the Ahfachkee School during a game against Immokalee in January 2020. She will attend Florida SouthWestern State College in Fort Myers. (Beverly Bidney photo) BIG CYPRESS — Dreams do come true. Just ask Alena Stockton. “I’ve wanted to play college basketball ever since I started,”
Keith Sheldon, Seminole Gaming and Hard Rock International president of entertainment (Hard Rock photo) HOLLYWOOD – Keith Sheldon has been named president of entertainment for Seminole Gaming and Hard Rock International. Seminole Hard Rock Support Services made the announcement June 25. Sheldon will oversee and direct the entertainment function for Seminole
U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, Laguna Pueblo, left, and U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, Ho-Chunk Nation, will participate in the upcoming UNITY virtual national conference that starts June 25. (Photo Rep. Haaland/Twitter) MESA, Ariz. – United National Indian Youth, Inc. (UNITY) will start its first-ever virtual national conference June 25 at 5 p.m.
Ahfachkee School valedictorian Priscilla Alvarado, left, and salutatorian Leilani Gopher pose at a graduation celebration for 2020 graduates from the Big Cypress and Immokalee reservations June 9, 2020, in Big Cypress. (Kevin Johnson photo) BIG CYPRESS – It’s not often that a lengthy line of vehicles occupies a stretch of Josie
Lake Okeechobee (Photo courtesy US Army Corps of Engineers) The South Florida Water Management District will host a public meeting June 26 at 2 p.m. to discuss the Northern Everglades Watershed Protection Plan. This initial workshop meeting is part of the process to update the plans for the Lake Okeechobee
Brighton Councilman Larry Howard congratulates 2020 Okeechobee High School graduate Ozzy Osceola during a graduation appreciation event hosted by the Brighton Council Office on June 5, 2020, at Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School in Brighton. (Kevin Johnson photo) BRIGHTON – The Covid-19 pandemic altered or canceled traditional spring rituals for students throughout
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and its Guitar Hotel, shown here at night on Sept. 19, 2019, will reopen June 12, 2020, after being closed for nearly three months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (Kevin Johnson photo) More casinos in the Seminole Gaming family are ready to reopen. Seminole