By Tim Leeds 

Rocky Boy special election set


Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation has a full slate of candidates for a special election Thursday, Aug. 18, to fill a vacant spot on the Chippewa Cree Tribe's governing council, the Business Committee.

The reservation's election board reports that 13 candidates have filed for the election to fill the one seat.

The vacancy was created when Bruce Sunchild, the former vice chair of the tribal council, won a July 5 election to become the permanent chair of the council.

Raymond "Jake" Parker Jr. resigned as chair May 23, one day before pleading guilty in federal court to a charge of embezzling fr...

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