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 Calendar    July 22, 2016 

Community Events Calendar

Friday, July 22 Great Northern Ram Rodeo at the Great Northern Fair will begin at 7 p.m. Summer Reading Program's Basketball Day will be at Havre High School gymnasium 3 to 6 p.m. This event is free and open to everyone. Saturday, July 23 Bump 'N' Ru...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 21, 2016

Feds charge LaMere in Rocky Boy fire death

Mitchell LaMere of Box Elder faces federal charges in the death of Freddy Bacon and was transferred to the Hill County Detention Center Tuesday. Hill County Detention Center Administrator James Dahl...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 19, 2016

LaMere asks for bail reduction in murder case

An emotional Mitchell LaMere appeared in Chippewa Cree Tribal Court Monday in a pretrial conference on the charges alleging he started a fire that killed Freddy Bacon. LaMere asked for a reduction in his $50,000 bond. He struggled to hold back tears...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 14, 2016

Rocky Boy residents honor drug victims

A group of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation residents took part in a spiritually infused walk and run Wednesday morning to honor those who have died as a result of substance abuse and to rally the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 13, 2016

Tribal council member faces drug charges

Chippewa Cree Business Committee member Ted Demontiney pleaded not guilty to three drug-related charges when he appeared in tribal court Tuesday. Demontiney, a first-term member of the Business Committee, pleaded not guilty to criminal distribution...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 12, 2016

Rocky Boy Eagle Staff event set to right meth

The White Sky Hope Center and other health and wellness programs on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will be taking part in an Eagle Staff Run and Walk Wednesday morning. Emery Nault, a preservation specialist with the White Sky Hope Center, a substa...

 
 Local    July 1, 2016

Agendas:

Havre City Council Havre City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Havre City Hall. The meeting is Tuesday instead of Monday because of the holiday, The agenda Call to order Pledge of Allegiance Roll call Minutes Committee reports Public Comment on...

 
 By AP    Local    July 1, 2016

Ex-Chippewa Cree tribal council member admits to fraud, theft

GREAT FALLS — A former member of the Chippewa Cree Tribal Council has pleaded guilty to embezzling money from the tribe and failing to pay income taxes for several years. The plea agreement calls for Brian Kelly Eagleman to pay $683,000 in...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 30, 2016

New court actions on Rocky Boy fraud, embezzlements

A former tribal council member at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation was scheduled to plead guilty to charges today in federal District Court in Great Falls in three separate cases alleging fraud, corruption, embezzlement and tax evasion. This comes af...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 28, 2016

LaMere denies murder, arson charges

Mitchell LaMere was stoic during his arraignment Monday when he pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the May 19 fire that killed Fred Bacon. Dressed in black and white fatigues, his head was...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 27, 2016

Police charge LaMere in burning death

Mitchell LaMere, 23, of Box Elder, intentionally started a house fire that killed Fred Bacon, Chippewa Cree Tribal Police said in a complaint filed Friday. The complaint says Lamere started the fire at 18 Indian Rock St. on Rocky Boy’s Indian...

 
 Local    June 20, 2016  
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 17, 2016

Rocky Boy Fathers Day fishing derby set for Sunday

The Chippewa Cree Tribe Natural Resources Department will be holding its eighth annual Father's Day Fishing Derby Sunday at Brown's Dam east of Box Elder. Registration will be at 9 a.m and there is an entry fee of $5. The derby will start at 10 a.m....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 14, 2016

Anti-drug activities to be highlighted at Rocky Boy

Several social service agencies on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will be hosting a community bonfire Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot outside the KHEW radio station. The bonfire is aimed at encouraging people to abstain from drug and...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 10, 2016

Rocky Boy council backs Juneau, makes donation

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation has voted to endorse Democratic congressional candidate Denise Juneau and make a $5,400 donation to her campaign, the maximum amount allowed...

 
 Obituaries    June 8, 2016

Obituary - Cynthia May Schmockel

Cynthia May Schmockel of Havre, Montana, a member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday June 6, 2016. Cynthia was born May 18, 1957 in Fort Belknap to...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 8, 2016

Smith tops 2 foes to win Democratic nod in SD 16

Frank Smith is one step closer to winning back the Montana state Senate seat he lost eight years ago. Smith, a Poplar resident, defeated two Rocky Boy residents to win the Democratic nomination in Senate District 16, the district that became known...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 7, 2016

Health problems prompt Jilot resignation from fair board

Calvin Jilot resigned his position on the Great Northern Fair board five months after being brought on by the county. Jilot, who is also a member of both the Chippewa Cree Business Committee and the Box Elder school board, said Thursday during a...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 6, 2016

Montana primary election set for Tuesday

Montana will hold its primary elections Tuesday, as voters throughout the Treasure State weigh in on the Democratic and Republican races for president and legislative and local races. In Hill County, polling stations will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hil...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 6, 2016

Smith hopes to return to Helena

Eight years after he was ousted in a primary challenge, Frank Smith is hoping to resurrect his political career and reclaim the seat he once held in the Montana Senate. In order to stage his...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 3, 2016

Plain Green move seen as progress

Members of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee said Thursday that a move by Plain Green, an online lender owned by the tribe, to break away from financial services provider Think Finance, demonstrates progress for the tribe. “I think we took a...

 
 State News    June 2, 2016

Families connect with culture through equine therapy

HOLLY MICHELS Billings Gazette BILLINGS (AP) — Shelly Fyant from Arlee painted circles around the eyes of a horse named Big Medicine. “The circle gives us a clear vision so we can see our enemy,” she said. The enemy Fyant is talking about is...

 
 Local    June 2, 2016

Plain Green splits with partner amid lawsuit

MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — An online lending company owned by Montana’s Chippewa Cree Tribe is parting ways with its non-Native American partner, which a lawsuit claims controlled the company and only used the tribe to shield it from...

 
 Local    May 27, 2016

Agenda: Hill County Commission

MONDAY County offices are closed in observance of Memorial Day TUESDAY 9 a.m. — Payroll Approval 9:30 a.m. — Road Supervisor — Otto 10:30 a.m. — Courthouse Exterior Progress Meeting 1:30 p.m. — Claims Approval        WEDNESDAY Office...

 
 Local    May 26, 2016

Charges made against convicted Rocky Boy leader's company

MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — Representatives of a pipe company started with money embezzled from the Chippewa Cree Tribe pleaded guilty Wednesday to falsely claiming to be a minority-owned business controlled by a former tribal leader who...

 

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