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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    January 30, 2015 

Rocky Boy man is charged with embezzlement

Another embezzler of the funds given to Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, who had an indictment filed against him in October, is scheduled to be arraigned Feb. 3. Timothy Warren Rosette has been indicted for a charge of bribery of an official of an... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    January 29, 2015

Rocky Boy embezzler found guilty

Theodora Ann Morsette, one of the people indicted in the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation corruption sweep, was found guilty by a jury Wednesday. The jury found her guilty of theft from an Indian tribal government receiving federal grants, theft... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    January 23, 2015

Hi-Line Living: Ski Bear Paw

Opening day for the Bear Paw Ski Bowl was last weekend and it brought more than 100 skiers and snowboarders to Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation to participate in Havre's yearly tradition. Dave Martens,... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    January 21, 2015

Havre drops Highway 2 membership

Havre City Council has dropped its membership in the Highway 2 Association, the citizens group that advocates for expansion of U..S. Highway 2 to four lanes. Council vote 6-1 Tuesday night against renewing its membership. Only Councilman Brian... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    January 16, 2015

Bear Paw Ski Bowl to open Saturday

The Bear Paw Ski Bowl’s opening day is Saturday, after last week’s final snow showers and some quick grooming of the slopes were completed. The ski bowl sits south of Havre in the Bear Paw Mountains just south of Beaver Creek Park on Rocky... Full story

 Local    January 15, 2015

Four seek Rocky Boy chair post

The upcoming Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation election now has a set list of candidates after the deadline for submissions ended Wednesday. The election will fill the Chippewa Cree Business Committee chairman and committee member positions... Full story

 Local    January 14, 2015

Two candidates so far for Rocky Boy chair

As of this morning at 8:30, only two people have filed to become candidates for the chair position on the Chippewa Cree Business Committee of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy and incumbent Kenneth Blatt St. Marks are the... Full story

 Obituaries    January 13, 2015

Obituary - Laura (Sutherland) Bautista

Laura (Sutherland) Bautista, 96, passed away in Hollister, California, on Jan. 1, 2015. Laura was an enrolled member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe. Laura was born in Rocky Boy, Montana, to Tom and Rose... Full story

 State News    January 12, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tester undaunted as lone Montana Democrat

HELENA (AP) — As the 114th Congress convened this week, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester said he isn't daunted by his new status as the lone Montana Democrat in Congress or by the fact that his party is now the minority in the Senate. "It will be similar to... Full story

 Obituaries    January 9, 2015

Obituary - Alvin G. Johnson, E-kah Sah-ni "Red Sand"

Alvin G. Johnson, E-kah Sah-ni "Red Sand," 70, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, of natural causes in Bismark, N.D.  Wake services began at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec, 27, 2014, at the Luanne... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    January 9, 2015

Montana and sculptures

Jim Pasma was known best for his political acumen. He was the chair of Hill County Democrats for more than three decades and was a force in state and national Democratic politics. But Pasma's real job... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    January 7, 2015

New Rocky Boy election to be held - again

The election committee of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is scheduling an election to fill the chairman and another seat on the Chippewa Cree Business Committee. The Feb. 3 election will replace elected chairman Kenneth Blatt St. Marks and John “... Full story

 By JOhn Kelleher    Local    December 26, 2014

Anti-corruption meet set at Rocky Boy

A newly formed group seeking to write anew constitution for the Chippewa Cree Tribe will hold a meeting at 11 a.m. Monday at Rocky Boy's Senior Center to prepare a presentation for a meeting with aides to U.S. Rep.-elect Ryan Zinke. R-Montana. The... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 23, 2014

New Rocky Boy elections canceled

The recent court decision ordering a new election at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has been appealed, and the new Chippewa Cree Business Committee members will have to wait to be seated. Lynn Fagen, the attorney representing the election board aga... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    December 23, 2014

Contention arises over Interior Rocky Boy ruling

An attorney for Ken St. Marks says the U.S. Department of Interior of ruled that he was dismissed as Chippewa Cree tribal chair because of his whistleblower activities. But the department has not issued a decision on what relief he should receive,...

 Local    December 22, 2014

U.S. rules for St. Marks in whistleblower case

Correction: The U.S. Department of the Interior has determined that Ken St. Blatt Marks was illegally removed as chair of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee, but has not ordered he be reinstated, his attorney, Martha King said. St. Marks and his... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 19, 2014

Judge orders new election at Rocky Boy

The results of the latest elections for the four new members of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee were thrown out Thursday morning. Melody Whitford, the judge who oversaw the Jonathan Windy Boy v. Election Board hearing Tuesday, released her... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Breaking News    December 19, 2014

Feds order St. Marks be reinstated

The U.S. Interior Department has ordered the Chippewa Cree Business Committee to reinstate Ken Blatt St Marks as it chair. An order issued from Washington Friday night said St .Marks is entitled to back pay and to have his attorneys’ fees and... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    December 18, 2014

George Ferguson Column: Native American Hall of Fame class brings back memories

The Native American Classic basketball tournament is a special, annual event in Havre. It’s one of the best gatherings of high school basketball teams on opening weekend of each season anywhere in... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 18, 2014

Rocky Boy election results overturned

The results of the latest elections for the four new members of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee was thrown out this morning. Melody Whitford, the judge who oversaw the Jonathan Windy Boy v. Election Board hearing, released her decision in favor... Full story

 By Matthew brown AP    Local    December 18, 2014

Chippewa Cree paying up front for pipeline

GREAT FALLS (AP) — The Chippewa Cree Tribe is being required to pay up front for work on a $361 million water project after several tribal officials and companies were convicted on corruption charges related to the project, according to a federal... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 17, 2014

Restraining order on St. Marks lifted

Ken Blatt St. Marks, the elected chair of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee, said the temporary restraining order that kept him 500 feet away from the tribal offices was lifted after he had a tribal court hearing Tuesday. “They threw out the (te...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 17, 2014

Hearing held on Windy Boy challenge to election

A hearing for Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy’s contest against the results of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee elections was heard in tribal courts Tuesday. Windy Boy was represented by his attorney Teresa Harris of Box Elder, and representing the...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 16, 2014

Eastlick sentencing rescheduled

A man indicted during the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation investigations into corruption was to be sentenced Wednesday, but he has been given more time. James Howard Eastlick Jr.’s sentencing has been pushed back to March 11. Eastlick pleaded...


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