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 Obituaries    March 26, 2015 

Obituary - Maxine Fay Denny

Maxine Fay Denny, 80, a retired nurse, longtime resident and enrolled member of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, passed away at her home on March 23, 2015, surrounded by family and friends. Wake... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 26, 2015 

Denny's boss found guilty

The man who assisted Larry Denny of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in continuing to get paychecks from the U.S. government for a job at which he was no longer working was found guilty of his charges Wednesday. John Grimson Lyon, of Virginia, was...

 
 Obituaries    March 25, 2015

Maxine Fay Denny

Maxine Fay Denny, 80, a retired nurse, longtime resident and enrolled member of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, passed away at her home on March 23, 2015, surrounded by family and friends. Wake... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 20, 2015

Tribal council asserts claims against St. Marks

In an open letter to the citizens of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, the current members of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee give them an explanation of why they removed Ken Blatt St. Marks from office for the third time. In it, they write that the elec... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 19, 2015

Rocky Boy man pleads guilty to defrauding feds

A Rocky Boy man who left his position working for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in Virginia to come back to Montana — while still accepting checks from his former job — pleaded guilty to charges Wednesday. Larry Ray Denny, 66, pleaded... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 12, 2015

Eastlick gets 6 years on embezzlement

James Howard Eastlick Jr. was sentenced to six years of prison Wednesday for bribery, tax evasion and theft from an Indian tribal organization. Judge Brian Morris at the Missouri River Federal Courthouse gave Eastlick a break from what could have bee... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 11, 2015

Sunchild sentenced to almost three years

Former Chippewa Cree Business Committee chairman Bruce Sunchild Sr. was sentenced Tuesday at the Missouri River Federal Courthouse in Great Falls to almost three years in federal prison. Sunchild,... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 10, 2015

Tracking the timelines on the Chippewa Cree Business Committtee

The Chippewa Cree Business Committee on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has been in some tumult in the last few years as people on it are investigated for corruption. Ken Blatt St. Marks, the elected and impeached chairman of the committee, which... Full story

 
 Breaking News    March 10, 2015

Bruce Sunchild sentenced to almost 3 years prison

MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A former chairman of the Chippewa Cree tribe was sentenced to almost three years in prison Tuesday, after pleading guilty to felony charges in a wide-ranging corruption case on the Rocky Boy's... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    March 9, 2015

House panel votes down expanded Medicaid

Chippewa Cree Business Committee member Dustin Whitford said that in his life he has heard two myths repeated time and again. The first myth, he said, is that at Easter time a bunny comes around and gives treats to young people, he told the Montana H... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 9, 2015

Rocky Boy and Havre meet to discuss issues

Concerned citizens of both Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and the Havre area met at TownHouse Inns Sunday to talk about the general problems that the reservation faces today. Former Chippewa Cree... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    March 5, 2015

People First to hold public meeting

People First, a group fighting corruption at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, will hold a public meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday at Havre’s TownHouse Inn discuss action that can be taken to advance their causes. Among other things, said state Rep. G.... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 3, 2015

St. Marks removed from office

In the meeting that Chippewa Cree Business Committee Chairman Ken Blatt St. Marks was ordered to call in order for the council to discuss charges against him and the possibility of his impeachment, there was only one necessary person not present —... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    March 2, 2015

St. Marks won't call council meeting

Ken Blatt St. Marks, chair of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee, won't call a committee meeting for this morning. Committee members ordered St. Marks to convene the session so they could decide whether or not to remove him from office. St. Marks... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 27, 2015

Guardians Project honored in D.C.

Michael Horowitz, Department of Justice inspector general, gave the Montana U.S. Attorney’s Office an award for “innovation in cooperation and effective investigation” during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., this week. Carl Rostad of Great Falls... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 26, 2015

Henrys face tax charges

Former Stone Child College president Melody Henry and her husband Frank Henry pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts of tax evasion. The Henrys each pleaded not guilty to: • A count of willful failure to file a federal income tax return, which car...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 24, 2015

St. Marks impeached again

Monday, after a little over a week of being sworn in as chairman, Ken Blatt St. Marks was handed legal papers Monday with a series of allegations the rest of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee are... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 20, 2015

Rocky Boy to celebrate its first century

Russell Standing Rock is the great-grandson of Little Bear, one of the founders of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Little Bear was head of the Crees who had immigrated to Montana from Canada to avoid persecution. Homeless, they roamed around the st...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 19, 2015

HUD gives local tribes $4.5 million for housing

Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is getting more than $3 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as part of the department’s allocations to American tribes every year. The Fort Belknap Indian Community is receiving...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 16, 2015

Hansen: Legislature quieter this year

The Montana Legislative session has been less contentious than the last two sessions, State Sen. Kris Hansen said Sunday night. But Gov. Steve Bullock's Medicaid expansion program will be coming...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 16, 2015

St. Marks sworn in as tribal chair

Friday morning, Ken Blatt St. Marks was sworn in again to his position as chair of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee. St. Marks and Ted Whitford were sworn in at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 16, 2015

Republicans celebrate victories

Republicans from Hill and Blaine counties gathered at the Duck Inn Sunday night to celebrate their victories in the November elections. U.S. Sen. Steve Daines and Montana Attorney General Tim Fox were...

 
 Local    February 13, 2015

Local student to take part in Junior National Young Leaders Conference

KeHugh David Swan of Thoreau, New Mexico, son of Kerenthia and Robin Jay Swan of Rocky Boy, along with other outstanding middle school students from across the United States will take part in an extraordinary leadership development experience, the...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 9, 2015

Rocky Boy embezzler trial scheduled in federal court

A man indicted for theft of funds from a tribal organization has been through his arraignment and now awaits his jury trial. Timothy Warren Rosette pleaded not guilty at the Missouri River Federal Courthouse Tuesday and was scheduled Thursday to... Full story

 
 Opinion    February 6, 2015

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels

Dart — The Montana House’s State Administration Committee tabled a bill that would have allowed people to register to vote online. That would have made it easier for people, especially those in rural areas and those who are disabled, to... Full story

 

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