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Democratic candidates talk platform, opponents and voting

At a “Get Out to Vote” Zoom rally held in Hill County, Democratic candidates for offices on the state and national level talked about their priorities, platforms and the differences between themselves and their opponents, as well as encouraged...

 

Blaine County goes into Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

by Havre Daily News staff With drying conditions continuing to hit the state, Blaine and Golden Valley counties have jointed other Montana counties already under Stage 1 Fire Restricions including Chouteau and Hill Counties. Chouteau County also has...

 

Ammon Bundy pushing People's Rights groups

Local chapters of “People’s Rights” are popping up in Montana communities. We’ve sounded the alarm that the person behind creating People’s Rights is Ammon Bundy, a member of the insurrectionist family that orchestrated armed standoffs in...

 

Officials respond to claims by People's Rights group

The evening of July 28, a group called People's Rights Montana held a meeting, the fifth of its kind, in the empty Tilleman Dodge building on Highway 2 East in Havre, a meeting that drew 50 people, in... Full story

 

BLM makes progress on Little Rockies fire containment

The Mud Creek Fire in the Missouri River Breaks about 6 miles outside of Fort Belknap Indian Reservation was designated 100 percent contained Saturday night at a little more than 93 acres. Bureau of Land Management Lewistown Duty Officer Don Pyrah...

 

Fresno irrigation releases end, water levels likely low into next year

Havre Daily News staff Agencies have told the public that, despite releases from Fresno Reservoir for irrigation ending for the season, lower water levels in the reservoir are likely to impact fishing and irrigation at the reservoir. The...

 

Blaine County has issued a burn ban effective immediately

Blaine County Sheriff's Office posted on its Facebook page today that the Blaine County Commission approved a burn ban in the county effective immediately. The ban is due to extremely hot and dry...

 

CSKT water compact bill clears first hurdle in U.S. Senate

Chris Aadland Montana Free Press A Montana water rights bill that would end a years-long debate was passed by a congressional committee Wednesday, the next step in ensuring irrigators and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes can avoid lengthy...

 

Off-road get-together planned for Saturday

Havre Daily News staff A group of off-road driving enthusiasts is planning a get-together for Saturday in the badlands 20 miles northwest of Havre, not far from Fresno Reservoir, and anyone interested in going, including anyone who has never tried...

 

Daines a conservationist? Not so fast

Unless the political winds in Washington change quickly, Congress will soon send the Great American Outdoors Act — GAOA — to President Trump’s desk. Trump has assured he’ll sign it into law. This legislation represents a dramatic win for...

 

Sage grouse ruling highlights need to improve public land management

In a recent U.S. District Court ruling by Judge Brian Morris, the American public heard loud and clear that the federal administration broke the law when it offered leases on public lands in critical Sage grouse habitat. This court decision speaks vo...

 

State wildlife management areas opening Friday with distancing protocols

From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Many recreationists look forward to May 15 every year as the opening day of many of Montana’s Wildlife Management Areas that are closed between Dec. 1 and May 15 to minimize disturbance to wintering big game. T... Full story

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    May 1, 2020

Downing, Nicol, Tuxbury face off in GOP auditor primary: Troy Downing

Big Sky businessman Troy Downing is facing off against Billings insurance company employee Nelly Nicol and Helena insurance agent Scott "Tux" Tuxbury in the Republican primary to select the candidate...

 

Alliance sues over bull trout in St. Mary Diversion

An attempt to rehabilitate the 100-year-old system that supplies much of the water to the Milk River is facing a legal setback. Wednesday, Alliance for the Wild Rockies filed a lawsuit over the protection of bull trout requesting fish screens to be...

 

McKean's unprotected wilderness presentation draws biggest crowd yet

Vizsla Brewing hosted Andrew McKean, editor of Outdoor Life Magazine, who gave a presentation on unprotected landscapes in northeast Montana Wednesday. The presentation was attended by almost 50...

 

Andrew McKean to give talk about landscape conservation Wednesday

Andrew McKean, editor of Outdoor Life Magazine and a Glasgow resident, will be giving a presentation on local landscape conservation at 6:30 p.m. at Vizsla Brewing Wednesday. "I call it a landscape...

 

Priority for our Beaver Creek Park

At recent Hill County Park Board meetings it was requested that livestock grazing be adjusted in our Beaver Creek Park during September to accommodate recreation, primarily in the south end of our park. As stipulated in our patent for Beaver Creek...

 

2020 USDA Tribal Outreach Forum registration open

From U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency BOZEMAN — The USDA Montana Food and Agriculture Council announced Monday that registration for the 2020 USDA Tribal Outreach Forum. “USDA is hosting this two-day forum to bring people...

 

Obituary - James 'Buzzy' Sangrey

James “Buzzy” Sangrey, 75, passed away due to natural causes at his residence Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Wake services began at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2020, with a rosary recited at... Full story

 

BLM plans overhaul of grazing regulations

Greg Henderson Drovers Journal Reprinted by permission of Drovers Journal The Bureau of Land Management is preparing to overhaul regulations for grazing on 155 million acres of public lands across the western United States. The BLM published a...

 

MSU-Northern civil engineering students visit BLM's BR-12 Dam

By Bureau of Land Management Havre Field Office Manager Ben Hileman, Rangeland Management Specialist Abby Hall and Montana State University-Northern Associate Professor Jeremy Siemens The American...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 30, 2019

A year in review: 2019

Editor’s note: This version corrects an error that misreported that Jaylen Jake Crazyboy had been arrested in Cascade County. A multitude of news items happened in north-central Montana over the pas...

 

Tester introduces historic Fort Belknap Indian Community water compact

Note: This was provided by the office of Sen. Jon Tester WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Jon Tester today introduced the historic Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Compact in the United States Senate. The FBIC Water Compact will ratify the FBIC water...

 

Planned bull trout lawsuit concerns St. Mary Diversion

An attempt to rehabilitate the 100-year-old system that supplies much of the water to the Milk River may be facing a legal setback. Alliance for the Wild Rockies plans to file a lawsuit over the...

 

Charles Leon "Charlie" Floyd, 1934-2016, District 4 Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame 2019 Legacy Award

Press Release On Sept. 5, 1934, the day Charles Leon Callahan Jr. was born, his father, Charles Callahan Sr., loaded his mother, Ernestine (Watson) Callahan into a cattle truck in Lafayette, Alabama,...

 

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