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Articles from the August 15, 2013 edition

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 By Staff and wire report    Local    August 15, 2013

Bison en route to Fort Belknap

A controversial animal relocation is back in the works, with state Fish, Wildlife and Parks and Fort Belknap Indian Community officials signing an agreement to transfer 35 bison from the Fort Peck...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 15, 2013

Northern gets jet fuel research grant

In the midst of concern that funding for research will drop due to cuts from federal sequestration, a Havre-based program researching converting camelina oil to jet fuel got a shot in the arm from the Montana Department of Commerce. Commerce...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 15, 2013

Spread of Response to Intervention Program raised at school board meeting

School officials are pushing to implement the Response to Intervention program at two more Havre schools, citing success at its first location. At the Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees meeting 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Leland Stocker, director of...

 Obituaries    August 15, 2013

Barbara 'Bobi' Baker

GREAT FALLS — Barbara “Bobi” Baker, 85, of Great Falls passed away, Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, from COPD at home surrounded by family. At her request, no services will be held. Cremation has taken p...

 Local    August 15, 2013

For the Record: August 15, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers arrested one man for outstanding warrants and one woman while investigating a 8:22 a.m. Wednesday call requesting a welfare check on 2nd Avenue. No information was given as to why the woman was arrested. ———...

 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    August 15, 2013

When a manicure is more than a manicure

It started out as a typical morning at coffee with the “boys.” I’ve been having coffee with the guys at City Shop around four years now. We show up any time after 6:00. The boss is there first...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 15, 2013

Frontier Preview: Longevity abounds with Frontier coaches

It seems like just yesterday. One day Mark Samson was winning Class AA state championships at Helena Capitol High School, and the next, he had become just the second head coach in Montana State Univer...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 15, 2013

Valley Furniture wins men's slowpitch title

A Havre men’s slowpitch softball team laid claim to a state championship last weekend in Helena, and is now headed to a national tournament. The Valley Furniture men’s slowpitch team captured the...

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    August 15, 2013

Stand-alone Photo: Skylights one day closer to a brand new season

Montana State University-Northern senior setter Joni Nagy makes a pass during the Skylights' intra-squad scrimmage Wednesday night at the Armory Gymnasium. MSU-N opens the season Friday afternoon in...