Articles from the June 28, 2013 edition
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Last minute filings guarantee Democrats a council majority
A rush of candidate filings that some expected last-minute on the last day to file in the Havre city elections didn’t happen, with only two contested elections — one a rematch of the 2009 mayoral... Full story
Stroh to leave Blaine County post for Alaska
Blaine County School Superintendent Lisa Stroh will be leaving her post to become superintendent of the Valdez, Alaska, school district. The Valdez school district gave Stroh a two-year contract with an option for a third year. She will earn... Full story
Why no refreshments offered at Sounds on the Square?
Havre, the "pride of the Hi-Line." in the Treasure State of Montana ... but do we have some whiners among us? The summer fun activities are wonderful, especially Sounds on the Square on Wednesday evenings. However, in attending the very first... Full story
Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, June 28, 2013
Laurel — Northern Agricultural Research Center held its annual Field Day event this week, once again a reminder of the services it offers to area farmers and ranchers and the community at large. This year, Montana State University President Waded... Full story
Silver Airways won't bid on Montana EAS contract
HELENA (AP) — Montana's Essential Air Service provider has announced it won't bid on another two-year contract, but will continue to fly the routes until a new airline is awarded the contract and is ready to begin service. Fort Lauderdale,... Full story
Health care foundation to launch with $40M in bank
HELENA — The Montana Healthcare Foundation will have a hefty $40 million in the bank to start, but just what the nonprofit will do with that money is not yet clear. Attorney General Tim Fox announced the foundation's creation Friday from the... Full story
State investigating Broadwater County DES
HELENA (AP) — The state is investigating allegations that the coordinator of the Broadwater County Disaster and Emergency Services was allowed to contract some DES work to his own company, a Justice Department official said. Division of Criminal In... Full story
Sheriff: Deputy shoots man involved in drug deal
MISSOULA (AP) — Missoula County authorities say an undercover sheriff's deputy shot a man involved in a drug deal outside a casino in Missoula after the man didn't follow police commands. Missoula County Sheriff Carl Ibsen tells the Missoulian...
Foundation will improve Montana health care - but how?
HELENA (AP) — The new Montana Healthcare Foundation will have a hefty $40 million bankroll to start, and up to $200 million after Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana's assets are sold in a pending acquisition, but it's not yet clear what the nonprofi... Full story
Billings man pleads guilty to kidnapping, killing
BILLINGS (AP) — A Billings man charged with kidnapping an Illinois man and his girlfriend from a motel, robbing them and killing the man has reached a plea agreement that calls for him to spend the rest of his life in prison. Simon Elliott... Full story