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 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... Full story

 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...

 By Alex Ross    Local    September 9, 2016

Little Shell recognition moves forward in Congress

The Little Shell Band of Chippewa Cree Indians won a key victory Thursday in their longtime effort to become a federally recognized tribe. The Little Shell Tribe of the Chippewa Cree Restoration Act of 2015, introduced by Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont.,...

 By Alex Ross    Local    September 9, 2016

Rocky Boy looks for skate park of its own

For eight years Vincent Denny has been seeking out places to skateboard on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, and now he wants to build one for the community. "I am not the best skater, but I can stay...

 Local    September 8, 2016

Agenda: Hill County Conservation District

Hill County Conservation District board will meet Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. in the USDA Building Meeting Room at 206 25th Ave. West The agenda is: Call meeting to order Agenda additions Approval of minutes Treasurer’s report Bills to be paid...

 Local    September 8, 2016  
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 7, 2016

Park celebrates 100th anniversary

A recreation area considered by many to be a hidden gem of the region turns 100 today. Sept. 7, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the bill that turned part of the military reservation of...

 Local    August 26, 2016

Hill County Commissioners

Monday 8 a.m. — Center for Mental Health board meeting  Tuesday 8:30 a.m. — DNRC Fire Restriction CC 10:30 a.m. — Road Supervisor — Hanson Wednesday 9 a.m. — Payroll approval 1:30 p.m. — Claims approval 2 p.m. — RSID assessments...

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 26, 2016

Comedian entertains Rocky Boy attendees

Tito Ybarra, a comic and enrolled member of the Red Band of the Ojibwe, put on a high-energy, hour-long performance at Stone Child College's Little Bear Gymnasium Thursday night for residents of...

 Obituaries    August 25, 2016

Obituary - Pamela Kay Geboe Doney

Pamela Kay Geboe Doney, 56, passed away due to natural causes on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at Northern Montana Hospital. Her Indian name was "Pretty Woman" – Hiiseiht Hesei. A one-day wake was held... Full story

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 24, 2016

Bullock receives another endorsement

The Chippewa Cree Business Committee has endorsed Gov. Steve Bullock's bid for re-election. Ted Whitford, vice-chair of the Committee, told Bullock during a visit to Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Wednesday that the committee unanimously passed at...

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 18, 2016

Bullock to headline Pasma-Peck Dinner

With 80 days left until November’s election, Gov. Steve Bullock is slated to galvanize local Democrats Tuesday when he serves as keynote speaker at the annual Pasma-Peck Dinner at the Eagle’s Club in Havre. Bullock is fending off a challenge...

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 16, 2016

City council declines to endorse reopening 4 for 2

The Havre City Council voted unanimously Monday night to reject a request to sign onto a letter asking the federal government to revisit a decision denying a request to expand  a section of U.S. Highway 2 to four lanes. Highway 2 Association...

 By Press Release    Local    August 12, 2016

St. Pierre appointed NAFIS at-large director

WASHINGTON - At the recent National Association of Federally Impacted Schools Board of Directors meeting held in Buffalo, New York, Voyd St. Pierre, superintendent of Rocky Boy Public Schools, was...

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 12, 2016

Rocky Boy votes 3-2 to support 4 for 2

The Chippewa Cree Business Committee on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation voted 3-2 Thursday to sign a letter urging Montana Department of Transportation Director Mike Tooley to meet with the U.S. Highway 2 Association, a local group which has been a...

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 8, 2016

52nd Celebration

People from Canada as well as states and tribal nations throughout the United States flocked to Montana's smallest Indian reservation this weekend for Rocky Boy's 52nd Annual Celebration. Despite...

 Local    August 5, 2016

Children compete in Chippewa Cree Tribe Youth Rodeo

Havre Daiy News staff Local young cowboys and cowgirls gathered Wednesday to compete in a variety of events in four age categories as well as in several special events. The youth rodeo is held every...

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 5, 2016

Chippewa Cree celebrate Cultural Resources expansion

The Chippewa Cree Cultural Resources Preservation Department held a rededication ribbon cutting Thursday to celebrate the expansion of its facilities into the basement of its building. A luncheon and...

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 5, 2016

Daines, Zinke respond to worries about Trump

As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump deals with the fallout from a series of bad headlines and controversial statements, both Republicans in Montana's congressional delegation, who have e...


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