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 By John Kelleher    Local    July 2, 2015 

LaSalle, Sasaki honored by Chamber

Two recipients of annual awards handed out by the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce’s Ag Committee were shocked when their awards were announced. The awards are always kept secret until they are announced. Traditionally they have been handed out at...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 1, 2015

St. Marks wins third special election

Ken St. Marks, who has been removed from his position as chairman of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee three times, was elected to the same position for the fourth time since the last general elect...

 
 Local    June 25, 2015

Huston hit with more charges

MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — A new criminal indictment charges a businessman with bribing the head of the Chippewa Cree tribe's roads department and overcharging for the work his company did as part of a $10.6 million federal stimulus grant...

 
 By Matt Volz    Breaking News    June 24, 2015

Shad Huston hit with more charges in Rocky Boy probeprobe

HELENA (AP) — A new criminal indictment charges a businessman with bribing the head of the Chippewa Cree tribe's roads department and overcharging for the work his company did as part of a $10.6 million federal stimulus grant to the tribe. The...

 
 Local    June 23, 2015

Federal auditors expand review of Rocky Boy's aid mismanagement

MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — U.S. government auditors are expanding their review of federal disaster aid mismanagement by the Chippewa Cree Tribe after finding fraud, waste and abuse in a project to demolish the Montana tribe’s health clin...

 
 By MATT VOLZ    Breaking News    June 22, 2015

Feds expand review of Chippewa Cree aid mismanagement

HELENA, (AP) — U.S. government auditors are expanding their review of federal disaster aid mismanagement by the Chippewa Cree Tribe after finding fraud, waste and abuse in a project to demolish the Montana tribe's health clinic that was destroyed...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 15, 2015

Another special election set in Rocky Boy

A special election for the chairman position on the Chippewa Cree Business Committee at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will be held to fill the position that has been vacant since 2012. The polls will open for people with tribal membership at Rocky...

 
 Local    June 12, 2015

Feds award Cotter for Guardians successes

Staff and wire report A successful program to fight fraud and corruption on Montana Indian reservations was lauded this week in the nation’s capitol. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General Daniel R. Levinson recognized Montana...

 
 Local    June 11, 2015

FWP 'Kids to Fish' program allows youth to check out free gear and tackle

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...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 8, 2015

Houle lawyer removed from Huston case

Michael Sherwood, who has been representing Shad Huston during the federal cases in which former Chippewa Cree tribal council member John “Chance” Houle has been pegged as an embezzler from the tribe is now not able to represent his client due...

 
 Obituaries    June 8, 2015

Obituary - Harvey "Blair" Friede Jr.

Harvey "Blair" Friede Jr., 34, of Rocky Boy, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at Benefis Medical Center in Great Falls due to complications from diabetes. Wake services began Sunday, June 7,...

 
 Local    May 29, 2015

Agenda: Hill County Commission

MONDAY 8 a.m. –  Center for Mental Health Board Meeting — Mike 3 p.m. – UDB Union Meeting TUESDAY   9:30 a.m. – Road Supervisor – Otto 10:30 am – Milk River plan review WEDNESDAY 10 a.m. – District 4 and 5 annual meeting...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 28, 2015

Feds file new charges on Huston

Shad James Huston, who previously pleaded guilty to charges of embezzlement from the Chippewa Cree Tribe, retracted his guilty plea on the basis that he and his lawyer did not know the true nature of the charges. Now, three new charges in Huston’s...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 27, 2015

Rocky Boy sets special election for chair

Ted Whitford was elected to fill the role of interim chairman until the next election at a Chippewa Cree Business Committee meeting Tuesday. “At this point, it’s an interim position,” Ted Whitford said. “It could last about 30 days.” He...

 
 Opinion    May 27, 2015

Letter to the Editor: 'Rocky Boy election board asked me to vote'

Editor: I would like to correct an article written by John Paul Schmidt in your May 22 edition titled “Rocky Boy council sworn in after half-year wait.” I was given an honorary membership in the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy in June 1996. All...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 26, 2015

Tears, cheers abound at Box Elder 2015 graduation

Alicia Wolf Child handed her mother a flower and the two embraced. and a few tears were shed. That took place during a traditional part of the Box Elder High School graduation ceremonies. Graduating...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 22, 2015

Rocky Boy council sworn in after half-year wait

The four members of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee who have been waiting to be sworn in while appeals have been going on were finally able to take their seats Thursday. Beau Mitchell, Jody LaMer...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 15, 2015

Plain Green hit with class action suit

Plain Green LLC, an online loan company owned by the Chippewa Cree Tribe, had a class action lawsuit filed against it in Vermont federal court Wednesday. The lawsuit was filed by two Vermont residents over the company’s high interest rates and...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 8, 2015

Colliflower gets six months in prison for embezzlement

Wade Christopher Colliflower, the former president of the Bear Paw Indian Rodeo Association, was given a prison sentence of six months and six months of house arrest for embezzling funds from the reservation. Thursday at the Missouri River Federal...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    May 7, 2015

Rocky Boy embezzler sentenced to a year

A former Chippewa Cree Rodeo Association director was sentenced to a year and a day today. Wade Colliflower was pleaded guilty to one count of theft and one count of aiding and abetting theft in December Six months of his sentenced will be served in...

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    May 6, 2015

Children's Mental Health Awareness Day is May 7

The System of Care Project will be hosting the first “My Feelings Are a Work of Art” art show Thursday in honor of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. Annie Kling, project assistant of System of Care, said children and their...

 
 Obituaries    May 1, 2015

Obituary - Anna Gardipee

Anna Gardipee, 62, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Northern Montana Hospital of natural causes. Wake services began at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2015, and will continue until her...

 
 Opinion    May 1, 2015

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels

Laurel — Gov. Steve Bullock signed into law the bill that will expand Medicaid to thousands of people who have not been eligible. This ensures that many middle class people will be able to receive health care in the early stages of their illnesses...

 
 Obituaries    April 30, 2015

Anna Gardipee

Anna Gardipee, 62, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Northern Montana Hospital of natural causes. Wake services will begin at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2015, and will continue until...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 29, 2015

Feds tell tribe to pay St. Marks

The U.S. Interior Department has ordered the Chippewa Cree Tribe to pay former, elected business committee chairman Ken St. Marks a total of $648,430.35, but he doesn't get his job back. The tribal...

 

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