Blackfeet Indian Reservation
HELENA — A Blackfeet tribal councilman and state senator accused of fleeing an officer during a traffic stop has refused a request by the tribe’s chairman to remove himself from his duties until his legal troubles are behind him.
HELENA — The U.S. government can prosecute misdemeanor driving offenses on Indian reservations, a federal magistrate judge ruled Tuesday in rejecting a request to dismiss charges against a Blackfeet tribal leader and Montana state senator.
KALISPELL — Six people who were arrested during a protest against the Blackfeet tribal government are charged with assault and other disorderly conduct charges.
HELENA — The chairman of the Blackfeet Indian tribe says the U.S. attorney for Montana broke the trust of the tribe when he decided to prosecute a tribal council member and state senator accused of fleeing a traffic stop on the reservation.
MISSOULA — A series of new oil exploration leases on the border of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation and Glacier National Park has renewed the anger and motivation of those opposed to energy development along the Rocky Mountain Front.
The leader who never shied from discussing the challenges plaguing Indian Country — including suicide and alcoholism — has died.
GREAT FALLS — State Sen. Shannon Augare pleaded not guilty Tuesday to fleeing a sheriff's deputy who stopped him for drunken driving, and his attorney pledged to challenge a federal court's jurisdiction in a case that would usually be handled by the tribal justice system.
GREAT FALLS — Federal wildlife officials say a bear mauled a woman who was hiking north of Duck Lake on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.
HELENA — Five of Montana’s seven American Indian reservations don’t report drunken-driving convictions to the state, and county prosecutors say the information void poses a safety risk for both repeat offenders and other drivers.
HELENA — A state senator and Blackfeet leader who fled a traffic stop appears to have been right when he told a Glacier County sheriff's deputy the officer had no jurisdiction to arrest him.
MISSOULA — A Denver-based energy exploration company that has been searching for oil and gas on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation alongside Glacier National Park announced Tuesday that it would cease drilling and shut down the project.
BROWNING – On the edge of the Blackfeet Reservation, where the Rocky Mountains rise out of the Great Plains like shark’s teeth, oil exploration companies plumb the depths of the land again and again as the tribe dreams of a big strike that will lift its people out of poverty.
The fate of the Indian Health Service in Montana probably isn’t the foremost issue on the minds of budget negotiators in Washington working to avert the “fiscal cliff”: more than $600 billion in expiring tax cuts and across-the-board spending cuts slated for January. But as a health and fitn…
HELENA — Some Indian tribes have started receiving their shares of a $1 billion settlement with the U.S. government over mismanagement of their money and trust lands, while others are waiting and remain undecided on what to do with their windfall.
The Blackfeet Indian Reservation this week became the fourth Montana reservation to apply federal water quality standards under the Clean Water Act in an effort to protect its rivers, lakes and wetlands.
GREAT FALLS -- A grizzly bear suspected of killing steers on a Blackfeet Indian Reservation ranch will get a second chance after being trapped by tribal wildlife officials.
Eric Richey said he definitely falls into the category of fanatical outdoorsman.
WHITEFISH — A company specializing in eco-friendly wastewater treatment announced Tuesday that it will bring its remediation technology to the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, where oil and gas companies are actively engaged in a controversial extraction process called hydraulic fracturing.
An energy company with oil and gas leases across much of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation's western edge has suspended plans to drill a well near a culturally sacred ridge, halting the operation after tribal members voiced concern that it would spiritually denude the site.
GREAT FALLS -- A 44-year-old Browning man faces a second-degree murder charge in the death of a woman whose body was found in her home on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation last November.