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 By Alex Ross    Local    August 10, 2017

Bullhook sets color run for Saturday

Bullhook Community Health Center will hold its Second Annual Color Run Saturday, an event that will kick off a week of activities Aug. 13 to 19 to mark National Health Center Week. “We are doing it just to offer a fun, healthy activity for the...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 7, 2017

Demand leads to new Big Sandy kamut facility

While demand for Kracklin' Kamut grows and 100,000 acres of kamut grain now are contracted in the U.S. and Canada, a new production facility officially opened Friday in Big Sandy. The facility, named...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 3, 2017

Gianforte talks about issues and the process in Congress, D.C.

Six week after he was sworn in as Montana's only member of the U.S. House Representatives, U.S Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., made a few stops in the Havre area Wednesday as part of a listening tour...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 2, 2017

Tester offers online assistance finding fire, drought help

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., has launched an online portal on his Senate website Monday to help Montanans affected by drought and wildfire get federal assistance faster, a press release says. “As fires and drought spread across Montana, I want to...

 

People need to know the reality of the Lodgepole fire

I think this is a good time to share the obvious reality concerning the Lodgepole fire complex. First of all, lightning started the fire in Sandage Coulee, not in Lodgepole Creek. Sandage Coulee is located in the center of a Wilderness Study Area....

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 28, 2017

Hi-Line Living: Should Fresno feed fish as well as crops?

Advocates say it's high time Fresno Reservoir be recognized and authorized as what it already is - a recreational body of water and fishery as well as an irrigation reservoir. This year's drought has...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 26, 2017

Daines: Time to move forward on health care reform

Montana U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., said in a telephone press conference Tuesday that he looks forward to the senate debate on possible legislation to repeal and replace the Patient Protection...

 
 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 18, 2017

Tester calls to keep UMB as monument

Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester reiterated his support for the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument keeping its national monument status Friday in a video posted on YouTube and a letter to...

 
 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 13, 2017

Tester blames Trump for health insurance rate hikes

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., Wednesday blamed Montana's 2018 proposed health insurance rate increases on efforts by the Trump administration to "try to undermine intentionally the health care...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 3, 2017

Ament talks skate parks, Pearl Jam dreams

Pearl Jam bass player and skate park advocate Jeff Ament spent Saturday hanging out in his hometown of Big Sandy by one of the many skate parks he's built in Montana. Ament and friends celebrated at...

 
 By Jon Tester    Opinion    July 3, 2017

Fight for what really matters

Too often, policy debates in Washington, D.C., devolve into partisan fistfights. Each side becomes so focused on landing a punch that they forget why they climbed into the ring in the first place. Just a few years ago, one in five Montanans did not h...

 

Time for Daines, Tester to help small business

Obamacare has been burdensome for small business. This week, the Senate has a chance to do something about it. Year after year, when the National Federation of Independent Business surveys its members, they say their No. 1 priority is healthcare,...

 

Don't let Senate close the door on Montana

Senate Republicans have crafted a plan that will unhinge our nation’s health care system and leave Montana families and the people who care for them scrambling to pick up the pieces. To make matters worse, they’ll vote on the bill next week...

 

Senators should work on bill to protect Montanans

Dear editor, As a health care provider in Havre, Bullhook Community Health Center’s staff and board have been paying close attention to the debate in Washington, D.C., about what needs to change with health care in America. Having read through the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 27, 2017

PILT payments released to Montana

Montana counties will receive a total of $31.8 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes or PILT payments from the U.S. Department of the Interior for 2017, including more than a million for Blaine County, a press release from the Department of the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 26, 2017

Montanans on both sides of monument review

Though locals and travelers are drawn to the Upper Missouri River Breaks national monument's abundance of wildlife and history, Winifred-area rancher Trevis Butcher said he and other locals call it...

 

Daines plans tele-town hall on health care bill

BILLINGS (AP) - Montana's Republican U.S. senator, Steve Daines, says he'll decide whether to support his party's health care bill after hearing from constituents. Daines will host a telephone town...

 

Tester, Daines both schedule health care town halls

Havre Daily News staff It didn't take long after the Republicans in the Senate released their proposal — crafted behind closed doors — to overhaul health care regulations for both of Montana’s U.S. senators to announce town hall meetings with...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 15, 2017

Tester slams Republican health care plan

Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester said Wednesday he has deep concerns with how Senate Republicans are going about drafting a health care bill to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 14, 2017

Tester blasts Trump budget

Montana Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, business leaders and public access advocates blasted President Donald Trump’s proposed budget in a telephone press conference Tuesday, saying steep cuts would negatively affect the state’s public lands...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 13, 2017

China opens markets to U.S. beef

After more than a decade of refusing to take U.S. beef, China has re-opened its markets in a move that will allow Montana ranchers to export their product to the Asian country. China, along with many...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 9, 2017

Bullhook Blossoms dedicating Blue Star Markers

A local gardening club is dedicating two memorials in Havre to members of the military - past, present and future - and is inviting community members to the dedication. Bullhoook Blossoms Gardening...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 2, 2017

FAA awards Havre City-County Airport $1.2 million

Montana airports will receive nearly $9 million in funding, and the Havre City-County Airport will get more than $1.2 million of that, congressional representatives announced Thursday. "When you live...

 

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