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 By Alex Ross    Local    October 28, 2016 

            Rocky Boy fires police chief after five-month suspension

       Alan 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 Chippewa Cree Business Committee following an executive...

 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... Full story

 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...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 24, 2016

Senate candidate Meyers talks at Pachyderm meeting

Republican state Rep. Bruce Meyers, R-Box Elder, pushed back Friday against claims he is against tribal sovereignty, and emphasized the need for better relations between reservations and outlying...

 Local    October 17, 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 17, 2016

Three vie for Hill County Commision seat

James Bedwell is making his first run for public office. Bedwell, an equipment operator with the Hill County Road Department for the past 22 years and a Havre resident, is the Democratic candidate for Hill County Commission. He faces both Hill County...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 13, 2016

Meyers, Smith vie for open seat in Senate District 16

After one term representing House District 32, state Rep. Bruce Meyers, R-Box Elder, has set his sights on Montana's upper legislative chamber, Meyers, an enrolled member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 12, 2016

St. Marks loses bid to retain seat at Rocky Boy

Chippewa Cree Business Committee members Harlan Gopher Baker and Beau Mitchell defeated incumbent Ken St. Marks and three other candidates in the primary election for Chippewa Cree Tribal Chair Tuesday, certified results from the tribe say. The...

 Local    October 11, 2016

Baker, Mitchell defeat St. Marks in primary for tribal chair

Chippewa Cree Business Committee members Harlan Gopher Baker and Beau Mitchell defeated incumbent Ken St. Marks and three other candidates in the primary election for Chippewa Cree Tribal Chair Tuesday, certified results from the tribe say. Baker...

 Local    October 10, 2016

Rocky Boy primary underway

Havre Daily News staff The primary election for the chair and four members of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee is underway with voting scheduled to continue through 8 p.m. The election will send the top two candidates from the six candidates for...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 7, 2016

Candidates speak, debate at Rocky Boy public forum

Members of the Chippewa Cree tribe flocked to the gymnasium in the Chippewa Cree Wellness Center Thursday night to hear candidates for tribal office speak about their platforms and the issues that...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 6, 2016

Rocky Boy sets candidate forum for tonight

Members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe will get a chance to hear from candidates for tribal office in the lead-up to Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation’s Tuesday primaries. The Tribal Chair and Candidate Debate & Candidate Forum will take place tonight...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 3, 2016

Candidates for Rocky Boy council election listed

The Chippewa Cree Election Board has released the name of 43 candidates who have filed to run for four seats on the Chippewa Cree Business Committee and six others for Business Committee Chairman. Deadline to file to run in the Oct 11 primaries was S...

 Local    September 30, 2016

Agenda: Hill County Commission calendar

Monday 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. — Flu shot clinic 5:30 p.m. — Park board meeting Tuesday 10:30 a.m. — Road Supervisor — Hanson      Wedensday Office hours Thursday 9 a.m. — Chippewa Cree Business meeting 10 a.m. — Business meeting • Manual...

 By Alex Ross    Local    September 30, 2016

RJS celebrates 20 years and millions of dollars brought in

An American Indian-owned and operated consulting company on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation which has brought millions of dollars for projects and programs to Indian Country, will Saturday mark 20 years  since it was incorporated. “We’re...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 29, 2016

Rocky Boy up to $1.6 million in DOJ grants

A grant-writing firm announced this week that the federal government has awarded Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation more cash to help with law enforcement, courts and services for victims Jim Swan, CEO of RJS and Associates, said grants announced...

 Local    September 27, 2016

Chippewa Cree awarded law enforcement grant

Havre Daily News staff   The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is one of two Montana tribal nations about to get a significant boost in law enforcement funding. U.S. Sen. Steve Daines announced Monday that U.S. Department of...

 By Alex Ross    Local    September 22, 2016

Rocky Boy candidate filing complete

At least 34 candidates have filed to run in primary elections for the Chippewa Cree Business Committee and four others for tribal chair, Kim Hollis, a member of the Chippewa Cree Elections Committee, said Wednesday hours before filing deadline....

 Local    September 22, 2016

Water pipe supply company pays $350K fine in corruption case

Staff and wire report A Billings water pipe supply company created by former state legislator Tony Belcourt has paid a $350,000 fine for a scheme to defraud the Chippewa Cree Tribe. MT Waterworks pleaded guilty in May to criminal charges that it...

 Obituaries    September 21, 2016

Obituary: Sylvia Dawn Russette

Sylvia Dawn Russette, "Sweet Grass Hills Woman," 45, passed away of natural causes Monday evening at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls, Montana. Her traditional Native American service began with a... Full story

 By Alex Ross    Local    September 19, 2016

Republicans stump during Festival Days

Republican candidates for local, legislative and statewide office introduced themselves to voters in Havre Saturday at the Hill County GOP Festival Days Candidate Reception in Pepin Park. The event...

 By Alex Ross    Local    September 15, 2016

Tribal murder charge against LaMere dropped

Chippewa Cree Tribal Court Judge Melody Whitford issued an order Tuesday dismissing  all charges brought against Mitchell LaMere by the tribe in the death of Freddy Bacon, though LaMere still faces federal charges. The case was dismissed with prejud...

 By Alex Ross    Local    September 14, 2016

Rocky Boy sets pipeline protest prayer march

Members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will hold a prayer march Thursday to show solidarity with those on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. Taralyn Writing...


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