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 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 13, 2017

FWP expects local fishery to recover

Despite a summer plagued by heat and drought that contributed to low water levels, a local biologist said the fish population of Fresno Reservoir, Bear Paw Lake and Beaver Creek Reservoir are on...

 

Fire restrictions still on in north-central Montana counties

Over the weekend, cooler and wetter weather helped ease the effects of this year’s fire season, but most of the counties within the Lewistown Fire Restriction Area have decided to stay in fire restrictions, with the exception of Chouteau and...

 

Obituary - Kenneth Alan Shelhamer

Kenneth Alan Shelhamer, 68, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, at Northern Montana Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at the St. Thomas the Apostle... Full story

 

Price of parks' Senior Pass goes to $80 Monday

Havre Daily News staff The price of a lifetime Senior Pass to the nation’s national parks is going to go up eight timesnext week, with the price, $10 since 1994, hitting $80 as of Monday. National Park Service says the increase, included in...

 

Work on roads, dam at Fresno

Havre Daily News staff More work is underway on the roads and bridges at Fresno Dam and reservoir that will lead to some restricted traffic on weekdays. Monday, equipment and supplies for a project to upgrade and preserve the surface of the roadways...

 

Walleyes take advantage of low water level in Fresno

Editor's note: This story has been updated with new information provided by the Fresno Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited about the order in which the phases of work will be done. Havre Daily News staff...

 

BOR: Fresno, Nelson reservoirs near lowest levels for season

Havre Daily News staff With levels at Fresno and Nelson reservoirs at their lowest levels in years, the federal agency that administers the irrigation reservoirs said the water should start rising soon. The Bureau of Reclamation, which runs the...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 28, 2017

Hi-Line Living: Should Fresno feed fish as well as crops?

Advocates say it's high time Fresno Reservoir be recognized and authorized as what it already is - a recreational body of water and fishery as well as an irrigation reservoir. This year's drought has...

 

Supporting producers during tough seasons

Generations of Montanans have cultivated the land and passed family farms and ranches down to their children. Their work has built Montana’s economy and preserved a way of life that still defines our state today. But with the ground cracking...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 21, 2017

Hi-Line Living: Looking for water in north-central Montana

Last week, amid sweltering heat and arid conditions, the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation was grappling with a shortage of available drinking water. Chippewa Cree Tribal Water...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 14, 2017

Daines, Tester re-introduce rural water bill

Montana's U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines reintroduced a bill Thursday to provide a guaranteed annual fund of $80 million over 20 years for rural water projects including the Rocky...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 10, 2017

Leak hits St. Mary Diversion

A small leak that was discovered Thursday on part of the St. Mary Diversion is being monitored by the Bureau of Reclamation and Milk River Irrigation Project Joint Board of Control. Jennifer Patrick, project manager of the Board of Control, said the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 26, 2017

St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group continues efforts

The group working to repair the water system that provides close to half — almost all in some years — of the water flowing through the Milk River met last week to continue the discussion about repairing the 110-year-old irrigation and municipal w...

 

FWP seeking Fresno WMA draft management plan comments

from Fish, Wildlife and Parks Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks is seeking public comment on a draft management plan for the Fresno Reservoir Wildlife Management Area. The comment period will run from March 29 through April 27. The Fresno Reservoir...

 

Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting set Feb. 10 in Helena

Press release The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a regular meeting Friday, Feb. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Headquarters in Helena. The commission will look at a variety of issues and make final...

 

Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Feb. 10 in Helena

Press release The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a regular meeting Friday, Feb. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Headquarters in Helena. The commission will look at a variety of issues and make final...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 15, 2016

BLM to give state land in Hill, Chouteau counties

Bureau of Land Management officials will host an open house at their Havre field office Wednesday night to discuss the possible transfer of 16,000 acres of federal land to state control, including 2,560 acres in Hill and Chouteau counties. “It is r...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 27, 2016

Candidates talk at Conservation District dinner

Farmers, ranchers, political figures and others attended the Hill County Conservation District’s annual legislative dinner Wednesday night in Montana State University-Northern’s Student Union Building Ballroom. The dinner served as a venue for...

 

Agenda: Hill County Conservation District

The Hill County Conservation District board will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the USDA Building, 206 25th Ave. W. Suite 1, Havre. The agenda: Call the meeting to order Agenda additions Approval of minutes Treasurer’s report Ownership maps...

 

St. Mary group sets Havre meeting

Press release The St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group will be holding a meeting in Havre Tuesday, Jan. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting will be in the Havre City Hall meeting room. The public is welcome to attend.  The group is working to...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 6, 2015

Water supply group slates Havre meeting

St. Mary rehabilitation meeting set for Tuesday A meeting of a group working to find funds to rebuild the system that supplies much of the water in the Milk River each year is meeting in Havre next week, with an agenda that includes a moment of...

 

St. Mary Diversion working group sets Havre meeting

Staff and wire report The St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group will meet in Havre Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Havre City Hall meeting room.  The public is invited to attend the meeting of the group, which is pushing to find a way to rehabi...

 

BOR to investigate Fresno Dam

The Bureau of Reclamation is going to conduct geotechnical investigations at Fresno Dam from later this month to early October. According to a press release from BOR, the investigation is part of...

 

Rocky Boy embezzler Huston's sentencing rescheduled for March

One of the people indicted during the Guardians Project investigation of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation was scheduled to be sentenced today, but the hearing has been moved to March. Shad James Huston, who lives in Havre and is a former Havre... Full story

 

U.S. rules for St. Marks in whistleblower case

Correction: The U.S. Department of the Interior has determined that Ken St. Blatt Marks was illegally removed as chair of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee, but has not ordered he be reinstated, his attorney, Martha King said. St. Marks and his... Full story

 

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