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 By Alex Ross    Local    February 21, 2018

Randolph challenges Alley in county attorney primary

Local attorney Randy Randolph has filed to run as a Democrat for Hill County Attorney, setting the stage for a primary race between himself and Deputy Hill County Attorney Karen Alley. The two will face off in the June 5 primary for the position...

 

From the courts: Federal District Court

GREAT FALLS (AP) — A former chief financial officer at the Chippewa Cree Health Board’s clinic on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for circumventing the approval process in taking nearly $112,000...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 15, 2018

Local fire departments get grants after worst wildfire season in a century

Several local fire departments have received cash assistance after fighting numerous fires in what is reported as the worst Montana wildfire season in 100 years. Plain Green Loans, the online lending company of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy’...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 13, 2018

Rocky Boy crews work on more water problems

Crews from the Chippewa Cree Tribal Water Resources Department are working to repair two breaks in the reservation water system, as some homes on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation experience a lack of running water. “We have two crews out working...

 

Snowstorm shuts down some schools, some roads

Heavy snowfall in the area led to schools being closed or delayed today, but other than some road closures - including some people being shut in - the record-setting snowstorm does not seem to have...

 

Winter Wonderland snowshoe hike set at Eagle Creek

Havre Daily News staff People are invited to join Havre Trails Sunday for a snowshoe hike up Eagle Creek on Rocky Boy's Reservation. The 2 1/2 -mile, 1 1/2-hour loop starts and and ends at Bear Paw...

 

Hopa presents Citizen Leadership Award to Rocky Boy Veterans Center

Press release BOZEMAN — Hopa Mountain has announced it has awarded Rocky Boy Veterans Center a Citizen Leadership Award in recognition of its outstanding assistance to veterans living on the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation and the surrounding...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 30, 2018

Pizza Hut fundraiser set for WindyBoy tournament

Organizers are holding a Pizza Hut event Thursday to raise prize money for the Lathine Windyboy Memorial Basketball Tournament, dedicated to a 22-year-old Rocky Boy man who died in a crash in 2014. Windyboy liked basketball a lot. His favorite team w...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 24, 2018

Meth bust at Rocky Boy could go far beyond Montana

A drug bust Tuesday by Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation police that yielded 66 grams of methamphetamine could have ramifications beyond the reservation and beyond Montana, the criminal investigator said. Ed Longknife, who is investigating...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 15, 2018

Rocky Boy trains search and rescue team

Ten people on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation are now certified in search and rescue techniques, after five days of testing, training and instruction, part of an effort to start a volunteer search and...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 15, 2018

Box Elder man accused of beating and kidnapping his girlfriend

A Box Elder man is accused of beating his girlfriend repeatedly and keeping her from leaving their hotel room. Nelson Travis Alexander, born in 1965, is charged in District Court in Havre with felony aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault, as...

 

Hi-Line Living: Looking ahead in 2018

Editor’s note: The Havre Daily News wanted to talk to local officials and see what they thought would be major issues, good or bad, to look at in the coming year. Several county, tribal and college...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 11, 2018

Rocky Boy Senior Center closed due to meth

The Chippewa Cree Tribe’s Rocky Boy Senior Center is temporarily closed after a residue test performed Tuesday revealed the presence of methamphetamine contaminants in the building, officials said Wednesday. Chippewa Cree Tribal Chair Harlan Baker...

 

From the courts: Federal District Court

GREAT FALLS (AP) — A Rocky Boy woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s construction company. Georgie Elaine Russell, 37, pleaded guilty Thursday to theft from an Indian tribal government receiving federal grants and...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 5, 2018

Plain Green settles with BEH over loan lawsuit

Plain Green LLC, the Chippewa Cree Tribe's online lending company has reached a settlement with BEH Ltd., a Florida-based gaming venture in a longstanding lawsuit involving an unpaid loan taken out...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 4, 2018

New Year's fire destroys Rocky Boy home

Dwight Sunchild and his family are in need of help after their house caught fire New Year's Day. The fire at the residence in Prairie View Village on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation near Box Elder was...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 2, 2018

Weather causing crashes, heat, water problems

There's no question about it, winter weather causes crashes, the Havre Police Department chief said Friday. Havre Chief of Police Gabe Matosich said the icy streets and cold led to a December pile-up...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 2, 2018

Experts hope new tool will reduce suicide

With Montana's suicide rate persisting in the top five for decades, health officials say they are excited about a new resource they hope will address the issue early - the Montana Crisis Action...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 2, 2018

Chippewa Cree Tribe urges people to be cautious, limit travel during snow storm

Chippewa Cree Tribe is urging drivers to use caution and minimize travel if possible Friday night through Monday, due to a winter storm. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued by the National Weather service in Great Falls for Friday until 5 p.m.... Full story

 

OBITUARY - William "Bill" Schmockel

William “Bill” Schmockel of Havre, MT, a member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Billy was born March 25, 1956, in Fort Belknap to Richard Schmockel and Theresa Small. He was raised... Full story

 

Jackets given to children on Rocky Boy

Press release As winter weather arrives, the Chippewa Cree tribal leaders, tribal Roads, tribal Housing and Plain Green joined together to provide coats to students in the Head Start Program and...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 8, 2017

Havre workshop teaches strengthening Native families

Members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and four other tribes became certified this week in a program aimed at strengthening American Indian families. In all, 20 people...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    November 7, 2017

Local talks similarities between fires decades apart

A Havre man who fought the Centennial Mountain Fire in the Bear Paw Mountains in 1984 says there are many similarities between this summer's East Fork Fire and the blaze he battled long ago. Jim...

 

Plain Green, tribal organizations donate school supplies

Press release An online lending company at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation has joined organizations of the Chippewa Cree Tribe in donating back to the community and to the future. Plain Green and...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 23, 2017

Olson talks about first months as head of Chamber

Havre Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jody Olson spoke to the Pachyderm Club in the Vineyard Room of the Duck Inn Friday about her first few months on the job and her ideas for the Chamber going forward. The Chamber’s Board of...

 

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