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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 26, 2014 

St. Marks to address council, allegations

A hearing on whether to remove Ken Blatt St. Marks as Chippewa Cree tribal chairman will be held Monday at tribal headquarters. Tribal council voted Friday to suspend St. Marks for a second time. Monday’s hearing is being held “to afford Ken... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 26, 2014 

Rocky Boy gives 1,200 turkeys

Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation departments and programs donated money to keep the tradition of giving a Thanksgiving meal free to every enrolled member of the Chippewa Cree tribe. The Vocational... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    November 25, 2014

Rocky Boy council removes St. Marks

Two people are acting as chair of the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation tribal council. St. Marks, who was sworn in as chair Thursday after winning a two-year-long legal battle, was served Friday with papers signed by four council members charging him... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 21, 2014

St. Marks sworn in as Rocky Boy chair

ROCKY BOY - Ken St. Marks was sworn in as tribal chair at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Thursday after almost two years of waiting. "It's time for us to start doing what's right" St. Marks said to... Full story

 Local    November 21, 2014

UM students take top honors at American Indian Science and Engineering Society conference

MISSOULA — Two Native American graduate students at the University of Montana took home top honors for their oral research presentations at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference in Orlando, Florida, Nov. 13-15.... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    November 20, 2014

St. Marks wins election appeal

Suspended Chippewa Cree tribal chair Ken St. Marks has won his effort to have the results of the special election upheld. A tribal appeals court has ruled that the tribe's election committee was wrong in overturning St. Marks' election as chair. St.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    State News    November 17, 2014

Rocky Boy election hearing is Dec. 16

The Chippewa Cree Tribal Courts set Dec. 16 as the date for the hearing of Jonathan Windy Boy’s injunction. Windy Boy filed the injunction with the court after the election board for Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Business Committee rejected his... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 14, 2014

Rocky Boy swearing in deferred

The swearing in of four Business Committee members at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, scheduled for Monday, has been delayed because of a tribal court injunction. Wednesday, the election board announced its decision to uphold the election results... Full story

 Opinion    November 14, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels

Laurel: Police are generally skeptical about speaking to the press about cases under investigation. Often, we think, this is counterproductive. Police keep quiet even if it would be in their best interests to let the public know what they are doing.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 11, 2014

Sunchild pleads guilty

Bruce Harold Sunchild, who faces theft and tax evasion charges in a string of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation investigations, had a change-of-plea hearing Monday. Sunchild pleaded guilty to charges at the United States District Court in Great Falls... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 11, 2014

Rocky Boy results protested

The four new members of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation Business Committee were voted upon Nov. 4, but had to wait until Monday to see if any objections were filed. Jonathan Windy Boy was one of the people on the eight-person list voters could... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 7, 2014

Where's Robbie Alexander?

With Ken St. Marks' recent offer of $1,000 for any information on the whereabouts of Robert Alexander, who went missing April 2013, interest in the old case has been rekindled. Ed Longknife, a... Full story

 Opinion    October 31, 2014

Letters to the Editor: Lots of good things happen at Rocky Boy

Editor: It seems that nothing good is going on out here in Rocky Boy. But I am here to tell you that is just not true. There are way more good going on out here than there is bad, way more. I have worked out here for 21 years now, and I consider... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 31, 2014

New charges against Sunchild unsealed

Bruce Harold Sunchild has scheduled a change-of-plea hearing for Nov. 10 in the United States District Court in Great Falls after new theft and tax evasion charges against him were unsealed. The... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 30, 2014

Democrats seek votes at Rocky Boy

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, Sen. Jon Tester, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Amanda Curtis and John Lewis, who is running for the U.S. House of Representatives visited Rocky Boy's Indian... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 24, 2014

Sunchild's guilty plea rescheduled

Bruce Harold Sunchild’s change of plea hearing has been reset for Oct. 30. Sunchild was chair of the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s Business Committee in 2011 and was later charged with theft from an Indian tribal organization and accepting bribes. He... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    October 23, 2014

Tribal council alleges St. Marks' wrongdoing

Ken St. Marks, the suspended Chippewa Cree tribal chair, was removed from office for several reasons including that he spent $40,000 on a Cadillac Escalade without proper authorization and then used the vehicle for personal use. That’s according...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 22, 2014

Tadios sentenced to a year and a day

Fawn Patricia Ann Tadios, 52, of Box Elder, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison Tuesday. Tadios, the former chief executive officer of the health clinic at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, was ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution and... Full story

 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


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