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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 22, 2015 

Rocky Boy council sworn in after half-year wait

The four members of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee who have been waiting to be sworn in while appeals have been going on were finally able to take their seats Thursday. Beau Mitchell, Jody LaMer...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 15, 2015

Plain Green hit with class action suit

Plain Green LLC, an online loan company owned by the Chippewa Cree Tribe, had a class action lawsuit filed against it in Vermont federal court Wednesday. The lawsuit was filed by two Vermont residents over the company’s high interest rates and...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 8, 2015

Colliflower gets six months in prison for embezzlement

Wade Christopher Colliflower, the former president of the Bear Paw Indian Rodeo Association, was given a prison sentence of six months and six months of house arrest for embezzling funds from the reservation. Thursday at the Missouri River Federal...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    May 7, 2015

Rocky Boy embezzler sentenced to a year

A former Chippewa Cree Rodeo Association director was sentenced to a year and a day today. Wade Colliflower was pleaded guilty to one count of theft and one count of aiding and abetting theft in December Six months of his sentenced will be served in...

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    May 6, 2015

Children's Mental Health Awareness Day is May 7

The System of Care Project will be hosting the first “My Feelings Are a Work of Art” art show Thursday in honor of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. Annie Kling, project assistant of System of Care, said children and their...

 
 Obituaries    May 1, 2015

Obituary - Anna Gardipee

Anna Gardipee, 62, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Northern Montana Hospital of natural causes. Wake services began at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2015, and will continue until her...

 
 Opinion    May 1, 2015

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels

Laurel — Gov. Steve Bullock signed into law the bill that will expand Medicaid to thousands of people who have not been eligible. This ensures that many middle class people will be able to receive health care in the early stages of their illnesses...

 
 Obituaries    April 30, 2015

Anna Gardipee

Anna Gardipee, 62, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Northern Montana Hospital of natural causes. Wake services will begin at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2015, and will continue until...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 29, 2015

Feds tell tribe to pay St. Marks

The U.S. Interior Department has ordered the Chippewa Cree Tribe to pay former, elected business committee chairman Ken St. Marks a total of $648,430.35, but he doesn't get his job back. The tribal...

 
 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...

 

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