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Articles from the March 9, 2023 edition

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  • MAT continues to expand offerings

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Mar 9, 2023

    After three decades in operation that has included holding shows throughout Montana and even overseas, Havre's acting troupe continues to expand its offerings. Last weekend, Montana Actors' Theatre held a special tribute concert to David Bowie, who died in 2016, called The Concert That Never Was, bringing a number of local bands to the stage at The Little Theatre at Montana State University-Northern to perform songs by the rock legend. That followed 2021's The Last Best...

  • Rocky Boy receives grant for solid waste managment

    Updated Mar 9, 2023

    Press release The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $70,675 to the Chippewa Cree Tribe to build capacity and educate the public on solid waste management practices on the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in northern Montana to improve solid waste management on the Rocky Boy, increase recovery of valuable materials, educate the public and decrease illegal dumping “This grant will take the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s Solid Waste program to the next level and provide improved services to community,” said Tribal Water R...

  • Code Girls United seeking regional competition judges, sponsors

    Updated Mar 9, 2023

    Press release KALISPELL — Code Girls United, which provides girls grades four through eight experience in coding, technology and business, has invited people to be judges and sponsors to support the Northwest Regional Competition in April 2023. The virtual event allows teams of two to five girls in fourth through eighth-grade to demonstrate their technical skills, teamwork and business skills to qualified community leaders. The competition offers scholarship prizes of $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000. “Code Girls United puts the...

  • Obituary - Sheryce Theresa Longknife

    Updated Mar 9, 2023

    Sheryce Theresa Longknife, 24, passed away at Benefis Healthcare in Great Falls Monday, March 6, 2023. Wake services will begin at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 2023, and will continue until her funeral service, which will be at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, March 12, 2023, all at the Fort Belknap Community Center. Burial will follow at the John Strike residence on 3 Mile.... Full story

  • Obituary - Tim Cowan

    Updated Mar 9, 2023

    Tim Cowan, 61, passed away March 7, 2023 at his home in Turner. A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 11th, at 1:00 p.m. at Turner Lutheran Church.... Full story

  • For the Record, March 9, 2023

    Updated Mar 9, 2023

    Havre Police Department A 15-year-old was issued a summons on charges of stop sign violation and failure to carry proof of vehicle insurance during a vehicle stop on Eighth Avenue at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday. -- A First Street caller asked officers Wednesday at 1:59 p.m. to check on a man who might be intoxicated. -- Robert Joseph Sunchild of Havre, 40, was arrested on charges of trespass to property, vandalism and resisting arrest after a Second Street caller reported Wednesday...

  • Public school issues discussed at Havre forum

    Updated Mar 9, 2023

    In a front-page story of the March 8 edition of the Havre Daily News about an open forum held by Montana Office of Public Instruction Superintendent Elise Artnzen in town, a speaker who advocated for support for charter schools in Montana was misidentified as Sunnyside Intermediate School Principal Pax Haslem. The man who spoke was Todd Hanson of Havre.... Full story

  • Makis take over as new owners at Down Under Fitness Center

    Tim Leeds|Updated Mar 9, 2023

    Some changes have happened at Down Under Fitness Center, though Kristi Parrotte, who founded the business with her husband, Daimon, said people won't see any changes in their other business, Physical Therapy Down Under. She said they have sold the fitness center to Justin and Kari Maki from Chester, who have done an "amazing" job with Fitness Express there, and she and her husband are excited to see the changes they will bring to Fitness Down Under. "Please welcome Justin and...

  • Avery Carlson has put her stamp on Blue Pony athletics

    Kason Clark|Updated Mar 9, 2023

    Over the past three seasons, the Havre High girl's basketball, volleyball and softball teams have reached new levels of success. And Avery Carlson has been a key player in that success. The most successful of those squads is the HHS girls basketball team, which has won two straight Class A State championships and is gunning for a third this weekend in Bozeman. As she heads into her final state tournament with the Blue Ponies, Carlson is proud of what she has already...

  • Chinook stumbles in opening game of Class C State Tournament

    Kason Clark|Updated Mar 9, 2023

    Heading into the Class C State Girls Basketball Tournament in Billings, the Chinook girls basketball team was looking to continue its strong run this season. The Sugarbeeters had already won the District 9C this season and only had one loss heading into their contest against Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale on Wednesday night. But the Sugarbeeters ran into the toughest team they have faced this year as they lost, 65-25, to start the tournament. After a 5-5 tie to start the game, the M...