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ESPN began with a birth in Havre

One of ESPN's original leaders, the late Stuart Evey was born in Havre, lived in Chinook

 

January 12, 2018

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Stuart Evey, who was the first head of the sport's empire that is ESPN, passed away in December in Spokane, Washington. Evey was born in Havre.

Havre’s historical roots run deep, very deep. From the days of the dinosaurs, centuries of Native American history, the Wild West, Lewis and Clark, to James J. Hill and the railroad, the town is rich with history.

That history also includes the most famous sports network in the history of television as well.

Yes, that’s right. The roots of one of the most influential people in getting ESPN off the ground, and on the air, are embedded right here in Havre.

In December, Getty Oil Company mogul Stuart W. Evey passed away due to complications of diabetes. Evey was 84, and was born in Havr...



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