This lender wants young people to see the opportunity on the Pine Ridge Reservation

Dec 21, 2020
On the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, the woman running the sole business loan lender has a message: There's opportunity on the reservation.
A 2001 photo of the Wounded Knee cemetary and memorial, located in Badlands National Park on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
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Navigating the new patchwork of hemp laws

Jul 10, 2019
It's a lingering question for Alex White Plume on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
Alex White Plume surveys his property on the Pine Ridge Reservation in preparation for planting his hemp crop.
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Water, water everywhere in California, but no way to hold onto it

Mar 22, 2017
California’s had one of the wettest winters on record — more than twice as much rain and snow as in an average year. That’s especially wild since we’re six years into a historic drought. But California doesn’t have enough dams, reservoirs or other storage. So instead of using it, all that precipitation just joins the […]

The risks and rewards of selling dinner reservations

May 28, 2015
Apps make it easy for restaurants and patrons to charge for a last-minute table.

Food Network eats into OpenTable's business

Apr 16, 2012
OpenTable seated 89 million people in North America last year. The Food Network’s owner plans to compete with lower fees for restaurants.
OpenTable seated 89 million people in North America last year. The Food Network’s owner plans to compete with lower fees for restaurants.
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