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Articles from the June 27, 2014 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 27, 2014

Class A set to make subtle changes

Back in the spring, the Montana High School Association announced that two more Class A schools were dropping to Class B. The latest changes came with Libby and Anaconda, two schools which were once... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 27, 2014

George Ferguson Column: Minor tweaks in Class A should be refreshing and exciting for fans

As the head tennis coach at Havre High School, I obviously have a vested interest in any changes coming to Class A. But if tennis weren’t in my life, I’d still have the same vested interest. And t... Full story

 
 Sports    June 27, 2014

2014 Local Summer Sports Camps

Havre Bear Paw Wrestling Camp Scott Filius, head coach of the 9-time state champion Blue Pony wrestling program, is once again conducting the annual Bear Paw Wrestling Camp. The camp will run July 9-12 and is held at the scenic Camp Kiwanis in...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 27, 2014

Jury convicts Tadios after 1.5 hours

GREAT FALLS — A jury in federal court in Great Falls Thursday apparently didn’t buy Fawn Tadios’ claims that using tribal money for personal use was a common, accepted and legal practice at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. The jury announced... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 27, 2014

Outbreak at Eagles Manor

An outbreak of illness has spread through the residents and employees of the Eagles Manor. The dining room at the retirement center was closed Thursday and will be closed today as well. “Just because we want to stop this flu and keep it from... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 27, 2014

Mormon youth relive history on three-day trek

Teenagers affiliated with the Church of Latter-day Saints from throughout north-central Montana — including those from Havre, Chinook, Malta and Big Sandy — are on a three-day adventure. The young people will be experiencing what life was like...

 
 Obituaries    June 27, 2014

Beverly (Bev) Westfall Boucher

It is with great sorrow that the family of Beverly (Bev) Westfall Boucher, 75 years young, of Havre, Montana passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls, Montana from complications of cancer. Cr... Full story

 
 Local    June 27, 2014

For the Record: June 27, 2014

Havre Police Department Larry James Piapot, 62, of Rocky Boy was arrested on a charge of criminal contempt after officers responded to a 1:25 p.m. Thursday call from 14th Avenue about an intoxicated man falling down in the parking lot. ———... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 27, 2014

Round one of embezzlement charges closed

With the conviction of Fawn Tadios Thursday in federal court in Great Falls, the first round of Rocky Boy embezzlement cases, filed in 2013, is closed, but the next round is underway. In April of last year, Chippewa Cree Tribe’s Business Committee...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 27, 2014

Celebrating history: Hingham Park is looking better

For this 25th installment celebrating Montana Territory’s 150th anniversary, we go back to Hingham. In the June 26, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review, we find, complete with misspelling: About The Park We are truly glad to see the grass growing in...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    June 27, 2014

The Airhead DNA Theory

Sometimes I wish I’d taken drugs in my youth — not that I’m advocating that behavior as a lifestyle, but it just seems like such a white-bread cliché to blame my chronic airheadedness on being... Full story

 
 Opinion    June 27, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, June 27

Dart — Judge G. Todd Baugh of Billings ought to try working at McDonald’s during the lunch hour. The judge has his foot in his mouth so often he will soon have athlete’s tongue. This time, he told a defendant who’d pleaded guilty to... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    June 27, 2014

History takes flight

CUTBANK - People who have flown, whether as passenger or pilot, commonly comment at some point about one's change in perspective inspired by flight. They no longer look in the same way at the... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    June 27, 2014

Judge Baugh: Suspension over remarks unwarranted

HELENA (AP) — A judge facing suspension for saying a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age" says he believes the penalty isn't warranted. Judge G. Todd Baugh (baw) of Billings proposed Friday in a written response to... Full story

 
 By LISA BAUMANN Associated Press    State News    June 27, 2014

CAMPAIGN WATCH: This week in the race to November

HELENA — The candidates in Montana's U.S. Senate race traded jabs this week over campaign donations from politicians blocking the North Fork Watershed Protection Act. Here's a look at the week's most interesting and important developments in... Full story

 
 State News    June 27, 2014

Split Blackfeet council accepts election results

KALISPELL (AP) — The two factions of the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council have accepted election results that will seat five new members of the tribe's governing body. A leader of one of the factions, state Sen. Shannon Augare, told the Flathead... Full story

 
 State News    June 27, 2014

Suicide prevention panel feels hampered

Team hampered in Montana suicide review HELENA (AP) — A team reviewing every suicide in Montana this year has been hampered in its attempt to secure consistent and complete reports from county coroners, the team's chairman said. The seven-member... Full story