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 By Alex Ross    Local    July 21, 2017 

Hi-Line Living: Looking for water in north-central Montana

Last week, amid sweltering heat and arid conditions, the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation was grappling with a shortage of available drinking water. Chippewa Cree Tribal Water...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 14, 2017

Daines, Tester re-introduce rural water bill

Montana's U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines reintroduced a bill Thursday to provide a guaranteed annual fund of $80 million over 20 years for rural water projects including the Rocky...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 11, 2017

Water restrictions, burn ban at Rocky Boy

Dry weather and reductions in the water supply on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation have led to restrictions on water usage and a ban on outdoor fires. “Most of our tanks are averaging right now about four or five feet of water in them,” said Dust...

 

Havre Trails sets Long George hike for Sunday

Havre Daily News staff Havre Trails has invited people to a hike on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation Sunday, a moderately difficult hike up Long George. The meeting time is at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at the red picnic table at Bear Paw Lake, or Second...

 

Celebrating History: Great Northern Stampede in the news

By Emily Mayer Havre was preparing for two big events this week 100 years ago. The June 30, 1917 issue of The Havre Plaindealer carried a large article that the Great Northern Stampede was to start next week, with woman bronc rider Fanny Steele and h...

 

Local News - Centennial Mountain hike set for Saturday

Press release Havre Trails has invited people to hike up Centennial Mountain Saturday on the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. “It is a gorgeous view at the summit and a moderate-to-difficult 4.5 mile round-trip hike up a two-track road switchbacki...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    May 25, 2017

Program set at Rocky Boy to teach work habits

A program about to start on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will let teenagers get paid while learning about life in the workforce from different reservation employers. The Chippewa Cree Tribe’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families will hold...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    May 24, 2017

Election set for Thursday

Montana voters will go to the polls Thursday to cast ballots in the race to fill the state’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives and, in Hill County, to weigh in on two mill levies. Republican Greg Gianforte, a tech entrepreneur and...

 

Hike set at Ranger Creek for Sunday

by Havre Daily News staff Havre Trials has invited people to go on a hike in the Bear Paw Mountains on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Sunday, in the area of Ranger Creek. "The Chippewa Cree Tribe has...

 

Nevada firm, executives agree to pay Chippewa Cree $2.5M

By MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — Three executives of Nevada-based consulting firm will pay a Native American tribe in Montana $2.5 million and face possible prison time for their roles in funneling cash from the tribe’s online lending...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    May 3, 2017

School elections now complete

Though all three of Havre’s incumbent school board members were re-elected, incumbents in three other north-central Montana school districts were unseated in Monday’s school elections. In Havre, incumbents Cindy Erickson, Curtis Smeby and...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    April 28, 2017

10 hope to fill 2 Rocky Boy school board slots

School election day is Tuesday, and 10 local candidates hope Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation voters will choose them to fill the two available slots for school board members. The terms will be for three years. Teddy Russette III has served on the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 25, 2017

Senate rejects mail ballots, absentee ballots available today

The Hill County Clerk and Recorder’s Office announced that today, one day after the Montana Senate rejected allowing mail ballots in the upcoming U.S. House of Representatives special election, absentee ballots are available in the courthouse. The...

 

Local News - Hill County alternative voting office set

From Hill County Election Department The Hill County Election Department and the Chippewa Cree Tribe reached an agreement for an alternative voting office for the 2017 Special Federal Election. Hill County will have an alternative voting office open...

 

Obituary: Carmella Kay Stump Not Afraid

Carmella Kay Stump Not Afraid went home to be with Creator March 20, 2017, due to cancer. Wake services were Tuesday, March 21, 2017, and continued until her funeral service, which was Thursday, March 23, 2017, all at Our Saviour’s Lutheran...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 23, 2017

Judge rules tribe can access some money

State District Court Judge Daniel Boucher ruled in favor of the Chippewa Cree Tribe  Wednesday, saying that the tribe can access certain funds within their tribal accounts, as long the banks can...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 20, 2017

Rocky Boy casino lawsuit stretches back more than a decade

Wednesday’s hearing in a lawsuit that has led the government of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation to warn it would be laying people off and not making payments in some areas to its members is the latest step in a story about funding a tribal casino...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 17, 2017

Rocky Boy says emergency hearing set

ROCKY BOY— A request for an emergency court hearing for the Chippewa Cree Tribe has been granted and scheduled for Wednesday, Chippewa Cree Tribe Business Committee Chair Harlan Gopher Baker said this morning after an administrative meeting in the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 17, 2017

Local superintendents oppose Windy Boy charter school bill

Some public school superintendents in north-central Montana say a bill to change how charter schools are overseen is unnecessary. In Montana, current administrative rules say charter schools can be established if a school district’s publicly electe...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 16, 2017

Kidney failure changes athlete, business owner's life

In less than two years, Alejandro Plascencia has gone from a former boxer-turned-restaurant-owner who loved to go for walks in the Bear Paw Mountains to someone who struggles walking down the street....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 16, 2017

Rocky Boy asks for emergency hearing in lawsuit

The Chippewa Cree Tribe has called for an emergency hearing with Hill County District Court Judge Daniel Boucher to immediately release funds the tribe says were wrongly taken from tribal accounts by BEH Gaming Ltd., a  Florida gaming company, as a...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 15, 2017

Rocky Boy shutting down some services due to lawsuit

The Chippewa Cree Tribe announced Tuesday it will be holding back assistance payments and scaling back the tribe's workforce on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation after a judge ordered the tribe to pay...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 7, 2017

Reservations endorse Windy Boy charter school bill

A charter school bill proposed by state Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, won the support of a majority of tribal council members on the Rocky Boy's and Fort Belknap Indian reservations Monday, when both passed resolutions backing the bill....

 

Billings contractor pleads guilty to defrauding tribe

BILLINGS (AP) — A Billing contractor has pleaded guilty to defrauding the Chippewa Cree Tribe in northcentral Montana in a series of kickbacks and inflated invoices. Kevin McGovern pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges as part of a plea agreement...

 

Rocky Boy ups reward for help finding missing man

Havre Daily News staff Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has upped the reward for information helping officials find Richard “Smokey” Roastingstick to $2,000. Chippewa Cree Law Enforcement Services issued a release Wednesday saying another $1,000...

 

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