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 By Alex Ross    Local    February 14, 2017

Break again causes water loss at Rocky Boy

Several homes on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation had to have access to drinking water restored again after they went without it for part of the weekend, Chippewa Cree Tribal Water Resources  Director Dustin White said Monday. Seven or eight homes...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 6, 2017

Rocky Boy hires new police chief

The Chippewa Cree Business Committee hired a longtime veteran of Rocky Boy’s Police Department as the department’s new chief, committee members Ted Whitford and Calvin Joliet said Friday. Whitford said that the Business Committee, the governing...

 

Obituary: Louise Stump

Louise Stump of Rocky Boy, 74, passed away at home surrounded by loved ones Jan. 23, 2017. Traditional wake services aee at Our Savior's Lutheran Church starting Tuesday Jan. 24, 2017, and continuing...

 

Obituary: William James Morsette Jr.

William James Morsette Jr., 67, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22 at his home of natural causes. His wake service began Monday, Jan, 23, 2017, at 4 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary. His funeral mass was this morni...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 23, 2017

Fort Belkap signs agreement with FEMA

The Fort Belknap Indian Community and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will sign an agreement Tuesday in which FEMA will pledge to offer the tribe assistance if historic properties or artifacts are damaged or displaced during a federally...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 13, 2017

Feds fund Rocky Boy water system repairs

Indian Health Services will reimburse the Chippewa Cree Tribe for a portion of the cost associated with recent  breaks and contamination of the water system on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation that had left some reservation residents without access...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 11, 2017

Wright wins Rocky Boy election

Daryl Wright II narrowly prevailed over eight challengers in Tuesday’s special election on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation for an open seat on the Chippewa Cree Business Committee. Official election results certified by the tribe, show that...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 9, 2017

EPA lifts Rocky Boy boil order

Eighteen days after 1,500 to 2,000 Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation residents had been put on a water boil alert due to multiple water main breaks in the reservation’s water system, the Environmental Protection Agency has lifted that order. Dustin...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 6, 2017

Daines calls for help with Rocky Boy water

In a letter to Indian Health Services dated Jan 4, Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., urged the agency to meet the request of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation and fund repairs of the reservation’s water system. “I write to...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 4, 2017

Rocky Boy sets special election for Jan. 10

Nine candidates will compete in a special election Jan. 10 to fill an open seat on the Chippewa Cree Business Committee, attorney general for the tribe LeAnn Montes said Tuesday. Michelle Billy, Daryl Wright II, Melvin “Junior” Morsette, Dustin...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 27, 2016

Problems shut down water for some Rocky Boy residents

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an emergency order on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation Thursday after multiple water pipes burst and residents lost access to clean water with three days left until Christmas. It will be about another...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 23, 2016

Shopping spree winners dash through grocery aisles

A group of Rocky Boy residents who won holiday shopping sprees dashed through Gary & Leo's Fresh Foods Thursday afternoon as they loaded more than $1,800 in groceries within two minutes. The...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 23, 2016

Water break costs water access at Rocky Boy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an emergency order on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation Thursday after multiple water pipes burst and residents lost access to clean water with three days left until Christmas. The emergency order,...

 

BLM extends Sweet Grass Hills mineral withdrawal 20 years

Press release To continue protections for the Sweet Grass Hills, the Department of Interior through the Bureau of Land Management has extended the existing mineral withdrawal in Toole and Liberty counties for 20 more years.  The “Hills” rise...

 

State awards local Native businesses grants

Havre Daily News staff Gov. Steve Bullock and Montana Department of Commerce Director Meg O’Leary announced recipients of $320,000 in grants including several local businesses under the Indian Equity Fund Small Business Grant Program. “Montana...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 8, 2016

Baker talks about taking the helm at Rocky Boy's reservation

Harlan Baker said he remembers how a massive flood in 2010 devastated Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and upended the lives of its residents. "You had people that had no place to go during that time,"...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 23, 2016

Native tradition showcased at Havre High

The Havre High School gymnasium was bursting as much with traditional American Indian culture as it was with students Tuesday as students from Havre High and sixth-graders from Havre Middle School...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 21, 2016

Anti-meth symposium focuses on tribe

The second annual Intertribal Anti-Meth Symposium took place Friday at the District 4 HRDC Building, with a strong emphasis on curing addiction through traditional tribal practices, grassroots...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 21, 2016

Feds fund Chippewa Cree drug court

A fledgling program started in the last year to help resolve substance abuse issues at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has received a shot in the arm. Jolin Sunchild, project coordinator for the Chippewa Cree Tribal Adult Healing to Wellness...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    November 18, 2016

Box Elder students get backpacks and supplies

Box Elder School students had reason to celebrate Thursday as they filed into the school gymnasium by grades to pick out backpacks that had been bought and made available by Plain Green, the  online...

 

Obituary - Aldin J. "Al" Stanley

Aldin J. Stanley, Native American Name Nah-nah-te-w Pi-ye-siw Ah-wah-sis (Heatwave Thunderbird Child)  of Great Falls, 75, died at Benefis Hospital Nove. 11, 2016. He was born Feb. 24, 1941, in Great Falls to Henry Mosney and Josephine Swan, but he...

 

Billings contractor found guilty in federal corruption case

BILLINGS (AP) — A Billings contractor has been convicted of defrauding the Chippewa Cree Tribe and bribing tribal officials to get preferential treatment for $2.5 million in federally funded contracts. A jury found Kevin McGovern guilty of...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 10, 2016

Baker elected chair of Rocky Boy's council

Harlan Gopher Baker, a member of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee  was elected tribal council chair in Tuesday’s tribal elections on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Baker defeated fellow Business Committee member Beau Mitchell 740 to 306. He...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 7, 2016

Polls open Tuesday in general election

Voters throughout Montana and across the nation will be heading to the polls throughout north-central Montana, Most polls across the state will be open 7 a.m to 8 p.m. In Hill County, precincts 1, 3, 7, 8 and 9 will vote in the Havre High School...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 3, 2016

Rocky Boy makes statement on police chief firing

Five days after the termination of Rocky Boy Police Chief Allen Primeau, members of the Chippewa Cree Law & Order Subcommittee released a statement Wednesday saying he was dismissed  after video footage emerged of him behaving inappropriately....

 

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