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Articles from the May 2, 2014 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    May 2, 2014

No place like home for Blue Ponies

The weekend forecast has already changed, and changed again for the Havre area, but the Havre High softball program is hoping for a window of opportunity, as the Central A Blue Ponies gear up to host... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    May 2, 2014

Pony thinclads head to Whitefish

Coming off of a couple good showings at the Malta Invitational track meet Tuesday, the Havre High boys and girls track and field teams are looking to continue on the upswing. But the competition...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 2, 2014

Lights ink standout grappler from Alaska

Montana State University-Northern head wrestling coach Tyson Thivierge is adding some more star power to his 2014 recruiting class. Earlier this week, Thivierge announced the signing of Mhar... Full story

 
 Obituaries    May 2, 2014

Brenda Gardipee

Brenda Lee TopSky-Gardipee, Walking on Sweetgrass Woman — Wi-Kahs-Ki-Pi-Mo-Tew Is-Kew, 54, of Rocky Boy, passed away on April 30, 2014, at Peace Hospice in Great Falls, Montana. Wake services began... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 2, 2014

Eastlick admits bribery, tax fraud

A Havre psychologist is the latest of a string of defendants to plead guilty to charges alleging fraud and embezzlement at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. The indictments also involve a former state and tribal official, while some unnamed figures... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 2, 2014

Primary ballots hit the mail Monday

Absentee ballots for the June 3 primary election will be mailed out Monday, with last-minute filings adding to the contested primary races. In Hill County, Clerk and Recorder Sue Armstrong reports that six ballots already have been mailed to people... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 2, 2014

Special Olympics tests athletes' skills

The Havre Area Special Olympics were in in full swing Wednesday at Havre Middle School. Athletes from all around the Hi-Line came to Havre to participate in the multi-event day. Around 90 competitors... Full story

 
 Opinion    May 2, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, May 2, 2014

Laurel — Rocky Boy residents on Thursday gathered for a candlelight vigil for Kaidynce Small, the 11-month-old child who died last year. It has been a tough time for Rocky Boy in recent years. The tight-knit community has been torn asunder by... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    May 2, 2014

If it comes back to you, it's yours

In the late ’70s — when disco was first showing signs of dying a merciful death and my puberty was still lying dormant beyond its expected arrival — author and avid pilot Richard Bach wrote... Full story

 
 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    May 2, 2014

Living the minimalist life and loving it

Several years ago when I made the monumental move from Poulsbo, Washington, to Harlem, Montana, with several truckloads of stuff, I unpacked and created a home that was also a library, an art... Full story

 
 State News    May 2, 2014

Whiting-Sorrell resigns Indian Health Services job

BILLINGS (AP) - The director of the Billings Area Indian Health Service has resigned less than 18 months into the job, saying her efforts to improve health care for Indians were being crippled by a dysfunctional system. The Billings Gazette reports... Full story

 
 By Bill Gorman Matt Volz AP    State News    May 2, 2014

Vigil held for slain exchange student

MISSOULA (AP) — More than 100 people carrying candles held a vigil Friday in the Montana city where a 17-year-old German exchange student was gunned down in a homeowner's garage. The gathering for Diren Dede brought scores of people to the Fort... Full story