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Articles from the January 7, 2013 edition

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 By Tristan    TEST/State Headlines    January 7, 2013

Police: Man shot after hitting officer with car

BILLINGS (AP) — A standoff ended with the death of a handcuffed burglary suspect who hit a Montana police officer with his own patrol car before the officer opened fire, authorities said. AP Photo/The Billings Gazette, James Woodcock SWAT team memb... Full story

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Editorials/Opinion    January 7, 2013

Our View: Brumleys deserve honors

The Wahkpa Chu'gn Buffalo Jump is one of the most fascinating places in Hill County. The history and the beautiful scenery of the site has attracted visitors for generations. The buffalo jump this past summer opened a new interpretive center that... Full story

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Columns/Opinion    January 7, 2013

Some companies take hold of Internet opportunities

It's not fair to complain about problems, but then never acknowledge or admit when decent solutions are offered. So here I am, after months of writing about the stubborn inertia of industries who fear the mysteries of the future, to say, "good job,... Full story

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Letters/Opinion    January 7, 2013

Thanks for support of Centennial effort

Editor: The Hill County centennial is now history, and it was my pleasure to submit the series of articles commemorating that important once-in-a-lifetime milestone. So many people stopped me on the street and in the grocery store, called me at home... Full story

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Letters/Opinion    January 7, 2013

Giving credit to Linda Johnson for Festival of Trees

Editor: We would like to once again thank the Havre community for the support given to the Festival of Trees for the Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line. The Presbyterian ladies once a year have a dinner out and invite a guest speaker. About six years...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/State Headlines    January 7, 2013

Billings Police: Man shot after hitting officer with car

BILLINGS (AP) — A standoff ended with the death of a handcuffed burglary suspect who hit a Montana police officer with his own patrol car before the officer opened fire, authorities said. The 29-year-old man was in the back seat of the idling... Full story

 
 By MATT GOURAS, Associated Press    TEST/State Headlines    January 7, 2013

Bullock sworn in as 24th governor

HELENA — Steve Bullock says he is "incredibly humbled" to take office as the state's 24th governor. The former attorney general was sworn in Monday with his lieutenant governor, former National Guard commander John Walsh. Bullock replaces outgoing...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 7, 2013

Betty A. Villett

Betty A. Villett, 69, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Northern Montana Hospital after a series of strokes. Her memorial service will be 11 a. m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Van Ordsel United Methodist Church. A full obituary will... Full story

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 7, 2013

David J. Keeler

David J. Keeler, 73, a retired machinist, passed away Dec. 28, 2012. At this time cremation has taken place and there will be a memorial service in the spring. Arrangements have been made with Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook....

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 7, 2013

Richard Lee Sutherland Sr.

Richard Lee Sutherland Sr. Richard Lee Sutherland Sr., 75, died Saturday Jan. 5, 2013, at his home in Rocky Boy of natural causes. His wake service will begin, Sunday and continue through Monday. His funeral service will be noon on Tuesday, Jan. 8,...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 7, 2013

Gil A. Spindella

Gil A. Spindella Gil A. Spindella, aka Gilbert E. Spinler Sr., 81, of Havre, passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Northern Montana Care Center of natural causes. A visitation will be held 1 to 4 p. m., on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Holland & Bonin... Full story

 
 By Tristan    TEST/National & World Headlines    January 7, 2013

Obama taps homeland security aide to head CIA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has tapped White House homeland security adviser John Brennan as his nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency. AP Photo/Charles Dharapak President Barack Obama announces in the East Room of the White...

 
 By Zach White    Local    January 7, 2013

Club now offering dinner

Havre Daily News/Lindsay Brown Laurie Hulburt serves mashed potatoes during dinner at Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line Friday evening. For many of the children at the Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line, membership can be about more than having a place... Full story

 
 By Zach White    Local    January 7, 2013

Boys & Girls Club looks to expand building

Like the thousands of children who have enjoyed the facility for more than a decade, the Boy & Girls Club of the Hi-Line has to grow. After celebrating its 10th anniversary, representatives of the club announced a plan to add onto and rearrange... Full story

 
 By Tristan    TEST/State Headlines    January 7, 2013

Police: Man shot after hitting officer with car

BILLINGS (AP) — A standoff ended with the death of a handcuffed burglary suspect who hit a Montana police officer with his own patrol car before the officer opened fire, authorities said. AP Photo/The Billings Gazette, James Woodcock SWAT team memb...

 
 By GEOFF MULVIHILL,Associated Press    TEST/National & World Headlines    January 7, 2013

NJ Gov. Christie had secret weight loss surgery

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who has both joked about his weight and said that it's a real concern, secretly underwent a weight-loss surgery in February that experts say could help him if he gets exercise and watches what he eats. The father of fo...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 7, 2013

Hi-Line Athletes of the Week

Jeff Miller, Havre Tennis Miller Only a freshman, Havre High tennis star Jeff Miller is really making a name for himself. Miller recently split sets with Glacier's Kellan Bates at the Helena Invitational, becoming only the second Montana tennis...

 
 By George Ferguson    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 7, 2013

Local Golf Report: New things happening on the course

For some time yet, weather will play a role in golf around Montana. After all, it really is only spring and weather is volatile, especially in Havre. Last week was a perfect example as only one night...

 
 By George Ferguson    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 7, 2013

It's all on the line at the 9C District Meet

It's been an exciting season of track and field on the Hi-Line. There have been many great performances, great times and exciting races. Now, for many area teams, and local athletes, the season comes...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 7, 2013

Helen Young

Helen Young Helen Young, 73, of Lloyd, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Northern Montana Hospital of natural causes. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the Big Sandy School Auditorium. Burial will follow in...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 7, 2013

BLM sets Havre meeting for Wednesday

The Bureau of Land Management is holding a meeting in Havre Wednesday to hear comments on its draft management plan for BLM land in northern Montana from Valley through Glacier counties, including plans to improve habitat for the greater sage grouse...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    January 7, 2013

Council accepts pool deal

A frustrated Havre City Council reluctantly agreed to a deal with Hill County over the city swimming pool Monday night. Under the deal, the county will pay $20,000 to the city each year for three years. There is an automatic renewal after three...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    January 7, 2013

Democrat Pyette named to Havre City Council

On a party-line vote, Havre City Council appointed Jay Pyette, a Havre High School teacher and director of Montana Actors' Theatre, to fill the vacant Third Ward seat. The council's four Democrats voted to name Pyette, a Democrat, while the other...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 7, 2013

Tribe denounces 'false' reporting on water project

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation has issued a release saying work on a regional water project is proceeding and that an article reporting that the Bureau of Reclamation had temporarily halted funding on the project contained...

 

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