Articles from the June 17, 2014 edition
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Local Golf Report: Men's league reaches the halfway mark
Soccer might be center stage right now, but it’s also that time of year when golf becomes the focal point for many. After all, summer is about to officially begin, even if it doesn’t feel, or... Full story
HYBA tournaments run all week long
This week marks a busy one for the Havre Youth Baseball Association. Starting today, and running through Sunday afternoon, HYBA will wrap up its regular season for both the Babe Ruth and Major League...
Mosquitos come out of the woodwork
Following a schedule of its own, a pesky — and potentially dangerous — insect is making its annual debut in the area days ahead of its own awareness week. June 22-28 is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, but north-central Montanans have...
Rocky Boy gets grant to fight drugs, suicide
The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is giving a $220,000 planning grant to Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation to develop programs to help people in emotional distress....
Gift puts Big Sandy library near half-way mark
Saturday, the single largest private donation to an effort to build a new branch of the Chouteau County Library in Big Sandy put the effort close to halfway to its more-than $500,000 goal. Outgoing State Rep. Roger Hagan. R-Great Falls, a 1967 Big... Full story
Car-dragging charges dropped against Crazyboy
The charges against the second defendant accused of dragging her niece with a car and nearly running her over have gone away. The Hill County Attorney asked the judge to dismiss charges against Gloria Crazyboy, born in 1976, saying the prosecution...
Quick Pic: Vacation Bible School
Chase Thompson, 8, left, receives help from Madi Whitaker, 8, while they make crafts at Fifth Avenue Christian Church's Annual Vacation Bible School Friday. This year's theme was "Jungle Safari" and...
Audit: Ravalli treasurer's office in disarray
HAMILTON (AP) An audit of the Ravalli County treasurer's office found the office was in disarray and the interim treasurer was not fulfilling her duties, but it found no evidence of fraud. County Attorney Bill Fulbright on Tuesday released the... Full story
2 testify at Northern sex harassment hearing
(12:30 p.m. Tuesday) The hearing for the Randy Bachmeier vs. Montana State University-Northern sexual harassment complaint began 9 a.m. Tuesday morning. The session began with Bachmeier’s attorney, John Heenan, questioning the first witness, Dean... Full story
NorthWestern gets OK for 6.4 percent rate hike
HELENA — Montana utility regulators on Tuesday approved a NorthWestern Energy request to boost electricity rates by 6.44 percent starting July 1 so the company can recover $32 million in underestimated supply costs. Public Service Commission... Full story
Panel drops plan to hire consultant on EPA rules
HELENA (AP) — Montana utility regulators dropped a proposal Tuesday to spend $3,000 to hire a former University of Montana law professor known for his conservative views to point out any constitutional problems with proposed federal regulations to... Full story