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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 21, 2015

Windy Boy Native language preservation bill passes House

A bill that would allocate state funds to educational institutions that include Native languages courses in their curriculum passed the Montana House of Representatives Monday. Sen. Jonathan Windy...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 15, 2015

Embezzler sentenced to one year

Theodora Ann Morsette was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison and three years of supervised release, as well as ordered to pay $96,948.35 restitution and a $300 special assessment fee. Morsette was found guilty by a jury in January on...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 14, 2015

Henrys plead guilty to filing false returns

Former Stone Child College head Melody Henry and her husband, Frank Henry, pleaded guilty Monday to filing a false federal income tax return Monday and awaits sentencing. The maximum penalty for the count is three years imprisonment with one year of...

 
 Local    April 13, 2015

2 named to state boards

Press release Two area residents have been named to state boards by Gov. Steve Bullock. • Havre City Councilwoman Janet Trethewey has been named to the state Board of Athletic Trainers. She will represent the public who is not connected directly...

 
 Obituaries    March 30, 2015

Obituary - Alvin J. "Alley Cat" Caplette

Alvin J. "Alley Cat" Caplette, 66, of Rocky Boy, passed away of natural causes on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at the Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation Center of Great Falls. Wake services...

 
 Obituaries    March 27, 2015

Alvin J. Caplette

Alvin J. "Alley Cat" Caplette, 66, of Rocky Boy, passed away of natural causes on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at the Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation Center of Great Falls. Wake services...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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,...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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....

 
 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 —...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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