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Articles from the May 17, 2013 edition

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 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 17, 2013

St. Marks asks court to act on Rocky Boy election

The picture of the upcoming special election at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation could be changing again. Three days after Michael “Big Mike” Corcoran announced he was withdrawing his candidacy for chair of the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s Business...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 17, 2013

Sangray resigns from Highway Patrol

Less than two months after being placed on administrative leave, the head of the local nine-county district of the Montana Highway Patrol will end his 22-year career with the force. Montana Highway Patrol announced this week that Capt. Brad Sangray...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 17, 2013

Saturday will mark opening of Bailey Reservoir access

In the late 1960s, Howard Bailey built a reservoir on his property south of Kremlin. The reservoir is, at the longest point, nearly two-thirds of a mile long, and Bailey became something of a hero to area fishers. “He just looked over the prairie,...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 17, 2013

Graduations scheduled across the Hi-Line

High school graduations begin in full force this weekend, as seniors say goodbye to their high schools and start their adult lives. The final numbers aren’t in, but Havre High School will have the largest graduating class, while only 11 will gradua...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 17, 2013

Wahkpa Chu'gn, Wildlife Museum on television, Hands on History a success

The H. Earl Clack Museum Board this week heard updates on events completed, work being done, work being planned and a local attraction being featured this month on public television. Anna Brumley, manager of the Wahkpa Chu’gn Buffalo Jump...

 
 Obituaries    May 17, 2013

Wesley Brook Collier

Wesley Brook Collier, 31, of Havre, Mont., passed away May 10, 2013. His memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 730 13th St. West Havre, Montana. He was born Aug. 13, 1984, in Superior,...

 
 Obituaries    May 17, 2013

Anne Marie Stranahan Shaw

Anne Marie Stranahan Shaw died Saturday, May 11, 2013, at her home in Missoula, in the loving care of family, after a brave fight with cancer. She was born May 6, 1935, in Fort Benton, to Clinton Goodwin and Marie Ethel Stranahan. Anne grew up north...

 
 Obituaries    May 17, 2013

Bruce A. 'Buzz' Doney

Bruce A. “Buzz” Doney, 62, of Hays passed away of natural causes on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Indian Health Services in Fort Belknap. A viewing for family and friends will be at his home at 2 p.m. and wake services will begin at 6 p.m. on...

 
 By Rosalind Chedotal    Opinion    May 17, 2013

Doesn't think much of Bernstein column

This is in response to Norman Bernstein's commentary comparing Texas to Bangladesh. Wow. All I can say is "Wow." This article was very poorly written. I can see now why Norman Bernstein is a roving correspondent. He doesn't get his facts right, nor d...

 
 By Debbie Callahan    Opinion    May 17, 2013

Thanks to community members for Town Square work

Spring is finally here and our Town Square was mowed and cleaned by a few of us from the Havre Chamber Town Square committee during Havre Pride Day. The reason for this letter is to personally thank my committee members for more than 10 years of...

 
 By Ron Gleason    Opinion    May 17, 2013

Celebrating Nursing Home Week

National Nursing Home Week is celebrated across the country in the month of May to honor nursing home residents and the caring, committed staff who assist them in their daily lives. As the administrator at Northern Montana Care Center, this week...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    May 17, 2013

The 30-Day Torture Challenge

Friends don’t let friends do sit-ups. They don’t let them do crunches, either, or leg raises or this thing called a plank which is like a push-up that you just hold for, like, well, a plank. And they certainly don't have them do all these things...

 
 Opinion    May 17, 2013

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, May 17, 2013

Laurel — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines has a good idea that is worth looking into. He would let the Bureau of Reclamation allow hydropower dams be built on streams canals and ditches. That would provide jobs and create cheap, renewable energy for Montana....

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    May 17, 2013

Diamond Dreams

Davee McLeod isn’t just any Havre High senior to navigate through the Blue Pony softball program the last four years. Yes, McLeod has been a permanent varsity fixture since her freshman season. And yes, as a freshman, McLeod was a key player in...

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    May 17, 2013

Athletes headed to state meet in Laurel next weekend

Local track and field programs are one step closer to the state meet, and area athletes performed very well at the Northern C divisional track meet. Thursday in Great Falls, Chinook, North Star, Chester/J-I, Box Elder, and Big Sandy all competed at...

 
 Local    May 17, 2013