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 By Paul Dragu    Local    November 7, 2017

Local talks similarities between fires decades apart

A Havre man who fought the Centennial Mountain Fire in the Bear Paw Mountains in 1984 says there are many similarities between this summer's East Fork Fire and the blaze he battled long ago. Jim...

 

Plain Green, tribal organizations donate school supplies

Press release An online lending company at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation has joined organizations of the Chippewa Cree Tribe in donating back to the community and to the future. Plain Green and...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 23, 2017

Olson talks about first months as head of Chamber

Havre Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jody Olson spoke to the Pachyderm Club in the Vineyard Room of the Duck Inn Friday about her first few months on the job and her ideas for the Chamber going forward. The Chamber’s Board of...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 5, 2017

Dispute over fire management continues

Some locals and officials that fought the East Fork Fire are still disputing what led to the fire’s rapid and erratic spread from a relatively small fire on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation Aug. 27 to a blaze that burned nearly 22,000 acres in the...

 

Bullock appoints Sangrey to board

Chippewa Cree Tribal Business Committee CEO Richard Sangrey of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation was appointed to the State-Tribal Economic Development Commission by Gov. Steve Bullock. Sangrey is serving on the committee as a Chippewa Cree Tribe...

 

Auditors say Chippewa Cree can't account for $3.5 million

By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS, — The Chippewa Cree Tribe at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs can’t fully account for $3.5 million primarily in federal funds, including money for a corruption-plagued...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 26, 2017

Sivertsen holds second East Fork Fire meeting

Retired rancher and former state legislator Bob Sivertsen said Monday after a meeting with ranchers, Rocky Boy and Bureau of Indian Affairs officials at Northern Winz Casino that difficulties in...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 25, 2017

Northern slates events highlighting Indian heritage

A comedy performance, traditional crafts and a unity walk are among the activities the Montana State University-Northern Sweetgrass Society and the Little River Institute will be hosting this week to mark American Indian Heritage Week. The Montana...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 22, 2017

Checks stolen from Chippewa Cree organizations

The Chippewa Cree Tribe Wellness Coalition and 2017 Powwow Committee are asking for the public’s help after two checkbooks were stolen in a break in at Stone Child College on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Elinor Nault Wright, chairperson of...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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