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 Opinion    October 20, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Havre really does have it

Editor: I just had the honor, along with my Leadership Montana 2015 Cohort, to spend three wonderful days in this amazing part of the world. We all know that Montana is the world's largest small town, and its was an absolute pleasure to be invited... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 17, 2014

Leadership Montana in Havre

Leadership Montana began its tour around Montana communities in Havre this year and will spend three days learning about the businesses in the area. Chantel Schieffer, the executive director of... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 10, 2014

Rocky Boy gets flood-mold repair grant

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is getting some extra help recovering from flooding earlier in the decade, as new flooding is bringing the federal government back to the region to look at damage from a storm in August.... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 9, 2014

Loan lawsuit filed against Rocky Boy

In the midst of political turmoil and a scandalous federal investigation of corruption and embezzlement at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, the Chippewa Cree Tribe now faces a multi-million dollar... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 2, 2014

Leischners plead, Sunchild reset in Rocky Boy embezzlement

This weeks former tribal council chair’s change-of-plea hearing in federal court in Great Falls was reset, but three Laurel residents pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and corruption related to Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Tammy Leischner, Ma...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 26, 2014

1 year for Eastlick, Sunchild to plead

One man accused of embezzling money in a Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation scandal was sentenced Thursday and another chair of its tribal council is scheduled to change his plea in charges filed against him. James Howard Eastlick Sr. of Laurel,...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    September 25, 2014

56 file for open Rocky Boy seats

There is no shortage of interest in the four tribal council seats on the ballot in Rocky Boy’s fall elections. Fifty-six people filed for the seats on the Chippewa Cree Business Committee. The Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation’s primary election... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 23, 2014

Henrys indicted on Rocky Boy embezzlement

Two more prominent officials and another institution have been dragged into accusations of fraud, corruption and embezzlement at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Former Stone Child College President Melody Henry, 49, and her husband, Stone Child... Full story

 
 By AP    State News    September 15, 2014

Daines seeks to woo Indian Country voters

HELENA - A delegation from Montana's Crow Tribe met with Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer back in March to present him with a resolution affirming Israel's right to exist and offer support from one...

 
 By AP    State News    September 12, 2014

Update: Box Elder man charged in BLM fraud

2 former BLM employees charged with fraud BILLINGS (AP) — Two former Bureau of Land Management employees in Virginia are charged with defrauding the government, one by abandoning his federal job and returning to Montana to work for the Chippewa... Full story

 
 By Staff and Wire Report    Local    September 10, 2014

Rosette defends 'secret' payments

Former Plain Green online lending company executive Neal Rosette Sr. — who has a lawsuit against the Chippewa Cree Tribe and Plain Green and other companies pending in tribal court — said he has another side of the story regarding an arbitration... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    September 9, 2014

Lawsuit slams ex-Plain Green execs

Correction: HELENA (AP) — In a story Sept. 8 about tribal payday lending, The Associated Press reported erroneously how much revenue from the Chippewa Cree tribe's online lending company was received by three tribal members. It was 7 percent, not... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 26, 2014

Huston admits Rocky Boy theft

A Havre businessman and former school board chair has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy, fraud and embezzlement at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, with the government saying it would have proven he was one of the ringleaders of the... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 25, 2014

No state charges against Houle

A state judge has denied the Hill County attorney’s request to file felony charges against a Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation tribal council member, but John “Chance” Houle still faces three trials in federal court alleging fraud, corruption... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 18, 2014

Huston signs plea agreement

One day after a hearing in which Shad Huston withdrew his offer to change his plea in a Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation embezzlement case, he signed a plea agreement offering to plead guilty to theft from an Indian tribal organization. Thursday... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 15, 2014

Belcourt: 7.5 years in prison

GREAT FALLS — At the end of a 3½ hour sentencing hearing that included extensive praise of the defendant, a U.S. district judge told a former state legislator and Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation tribal official he would have to pay the price for... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 14, 2014

Huston to go to trial

A change of plea hearing in federal court in Great Falls this morning for Shad Huston turned into a trial scheduling hearing. After Huston’s attorney, Michael Sherwood of Missoula, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Carl Rostad told U.S. District Judge...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    August 13, 2014

Rocky Boy resident named to state panel

Richard Sangrey, chief of staff for the Chippewa Cree Tribe at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, has been named to the Montana Tribal Economic Development commission. Gov. Steve Bullock announced the appointment Tuesday. The panel oversees efforts...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 4, 2014

Warriors come out to play

The 2014 Rocky Boy All Nation Ultimate Warrior Challenge sent the teams through a grueling relay-style race around Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Friday. The men, however, had to take the entire... Full story

 
 By LISA BAUMANN - Associated Press    State News    July 31, 2014

Little Shell: Remove 'halfbreed' from place names

HELENA — The time has come to remove the words "halfbreed" and "breed" from the names of creeks, lakes and other places around Montana, according to leaders of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Nicholas Vrooman, who works with the tribe,... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 29, 2014

Rocky Boy Powwow kicks off

The 50th Annual Rocky Boy Powwow and Celebration began today with the rodeo school and will be in full swing beginning Thursday. The powwow celebrations begin Thursday with the youth powwow at the Sybil Sangrey-Colliflower Memorial Arena to prepare...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 25, 2014

Colliflower indicted

The name of another Rocky Boy resident — and some returning names — are in a series of federal embezzlement indictments unsealed Thursday in federal court in Great Falls. They include: • Wade Colliflower pleaded not guilty to three counts in ea...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 25, 2014

Sunchild gets 3 years, restitution

A former Chippewa Cree Tribe health center employee will spend three years in custody, including more than a year in federal prison, and was ordered Thursday to pay back $19,735.77 he stole from the tribe. A federal jury convicted Wilford Harlan...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    July 25, 2014

Chippewa Cree Rodeo to conduct school

The Chippewa Cree Rodeo Association, with the sponsorship of Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation, is conducting three days of rodeo schools at the Sybil Sangrey-Colliflower Memorial...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 11, 2014

Burns sentenced in Rocky Boy case

A federal judge Thursday sentenced the first of a series of people who have pleaded guilty in a complex, interrelated set of plea agreements dealing with corruption and embezzlement at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Thursday, U.S. District Judge... Full story

 

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