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 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,...

 
 Local    December 15, 2016

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...

 
 Local    December 8, 2016

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...

 
 Obituaries    November 11, 2016

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...

 
 Local    November 11, 2016

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....

 
 By PRess release    Local    October 31, 2016

Alternative voting office set on Rocky Boy

Press release Under an agreement reached by the Hill County Election Department and the Chippewa Cree Tribe, an Alternative Voting Office will operate on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation for the 2016 Federal General Election. Hill County’s...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 31, 2016

Rocky Boy fires police chief

Allen Primeau, chief of police on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation who has been on suspension since May, was fired Friday. Primeau said that he was told by the Chippewa Cree Business Committee Law and Order Committee, which has authority over Rocky...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 28, 2016

Rocky Boy fires police chief after five-month suspension

Allen Primeau, chief of police on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation who has been on suspension since May, has been fired. Primeau said he was relieved of his position Friday morning by the tribe. Primeau said he was told the tribe had evidence...

 
 Local    October 24, 2016

Stone Child College students help install solar panels at Rocky Boy

Press Release This week the Chippewa Cree Tribe, Stone Child College and nonprofit solar installer GRID partnered to install six 3.5 kilowatt solar systems on three duplexes on Rocky Boy's Indian...

 
 Local    October 24, 2016

Local News - Oct. 24, 2016

Borst appointed to athletic training board Gov. Steve Bullock announced Friday he appointed Nichole Borst of Havre to the state Board of Athletic Trainers.  Borst is the head athletic trainer for Montana State University-Northern. The main...

 

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