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 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 19, 2017

Locals take over East Fork Fire

Local firefighting groups in the counties and reservation on which embers of the East Fork Fire still smolder took control at 8 this morning of the 22,000-acre fire. The fire was 100 percent...

 By Alex Ross    Local    September 18, 2017

DNRC responds to complaints about East Fork Fire

A lack of resources, poor communications, complex terrain and the sheer scope of the fire led to complications in the East Fork Fire response that some may have seen as failure, East Fork Fire Incident Commander Don Pyrah said Friday. “This is not...


Plain Green promotes Parker to director of operations, hiring new employees

From Plain Green The online lending company owned by the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, Plain Green LLC, announced it has promoted Steve Parker to director of operations. The company also announced it has openings for...

 By Alex Ross    Local    September 12, 2017

Water restored to Rocky Boy homes

Christine Parker, a rural water billing clerk for Rocky Boy Public Works, said this morning that a loss of water to some homes on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation was resolved last night. Chippewa Cree Tribal Water Resources Director Dustin White...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 12, 2017

East Fork Fire evacuations lifted

Fire officials said this morning that work is progressing well on the East Fork Fire, one day after evacuations were lifted by the Hill County Sheriff’s Office. Theron Oats, fire management officer for the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s Forestry...


Robert Gopher's 'The Grand Entry' featured art in September 2017

 Press release Starting the school year 2017-2018, Robert Gopher (Chippewa Cree) is the September artist of the month at Montana State University-Northern's Office of Diversity Awareness and...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 6, 2017

Official describes stopping East Fork Fire

After the second of three public meetings regarding the East Fork Fire was held Tuesday at the Chippewa Cree Stone Child Vo-Tech, the director of operations talked about how the type 1 incident...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 5, 2017

Fire 70 percent contained by Monday

A public meeting about the East Fork Fire Monday afternoon in the Havre High School auditorium gave local and outside officials the chance to update citizens and answer questions about the fire that...


Obituary - Robert "Robbie" Geboe III

Robert “Robbie” Geboe III, 54, passed away Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at his residence due to natural causes. Wake services began at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, and will continue until his funeral... Full story

 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 30, 2017

Bear Paw fire close to county park

Hill County Commissioner Diane McLean said late this morning that the East Fork Fire that started on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Sunday has spread to the northeast and is leading to further road...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 29, 2017

Fire in Bear Paws subsiding, residents say

Residents in the area say a fire that started on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Sunday and appeared to jump a fire line late Monday seems to be under better control today. Officials from the Chippewa...


Las Vegas men sentenced in Plain Green case

Staff and wire report — Two Las Vegas businessmen have been sentenced to 20 months in prison for their roles in defrauding the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s online lending company, Plain Green. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Zachary Brooke Roberts...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 28, 2017

Fire burning on Rocky Boy

A fire that started on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation that was reported Sunday afternoon had consumed about 200 acres, some on private land, by this morning and officials anticipate today's weather...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 28, 2017

Rocky Boy Schools, Stone Child receive grants

Educational facilities on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation are receiving nearly $100,000 in grants to help enhance learning and support poorer students. The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded Stone Child College — on behalf of...


Local reservations gain historic state and tribal preservation grants

From U.S. Department of the Interior WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Interior announced it awarded National Park Service historic preservation grants to all of Montana’s Indian reservations including Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and...

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 21, 2017

Work starts on regional water treatment plant

TIBER DAM - Gov. Steve Bullock and Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., joined leaders of the Chippewa Cree Tribe and officials from nearby communities, for a groundbreaking ceremony at Tiber Reservoir Friday...


Obituary - Nathaniel Rick St. Pierre, Ph.D.

Dr. Nathaniel Rick St. Pierre passed away peacefully at his home in Butler Coulee Aug. 13, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. It was his wish to be at home these past several days, where... Full story

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 16, 2017

More water problems reported at Rocky Boy, repairs on the way

More water problems have been reported at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, while parts are on the way to repair some problems that started with a lightning storm last weekend. Residents in the Duck Creek and Middle Dry Fork villages on the reservati...


Correction - Lightning takes out some water in Rocky Boy

An article in Monday’s edition of the Havre Daily News about lightning taking out a water pump house at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation was misreported which entity had to order parts. The article quoted Water Resources Department head Dustin... Full story


Obituary - Nathaniel St. Pierre, Ph.D.

Dr. Nathaniel St. Pierre passed away peacefully at his home in Butler Coulee Aug. 13, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. It was his wish to be at home these past several days, where family... Full story

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 14, 2017

Lightning takes out some water in Rocky Boy

A pump house on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation was still without electricity this morning after it lost power Friday night, knocking two wells out of service and affecting service to 300 homes, Chippewa Cree Tribal Water Resources Department...

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 11, 2017

Power outage at pump house on Rocky Boy shuts down two wells

The Chippewa Cree Tribal Water Resources Department's Public Works Water Crew is responding to a power outage at a pump house on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, that have knocked two groundwater wells off line, a post on the Facebook page of KHEW... Full story

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 9, 2017

Workshop set in Rocky Boy for entrepreneurs

People interested in succeeding in the world of small business have a chance to learn some tips next week in a workshop on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. The Chippewa Cree Tribal Planning and Development Department will host a two-day workshop at...


FWP "Kids to Fish" Program Allows Youths to Borrow Gear and Tackle for Free

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks A popular Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 program that allows children and their families to check out free fishing rods and tackle is in full swing again this year.  In time for summer fishing, FWP staff has...

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 2, 2017

Water service restored at Parker School area

Water service in the Parker School area on the east side of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has been restored, after low groundwater levels caused three households to temporarily lose access to running water. Chippewa Cree Tribal Water Resources...


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