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Fort Belknap Reservation

President declares disaster for Hi-Line communities inundated by August rain

President declares disaster for Hi-Line communities inundated by August rain

Hi-Line communities devastated by late August rains have been declared a disaster area by President Barack Obama.

October 10, 2014 11:33 amLoading…

5 Montana reservations next up in consolidation program

HELENA — Twenty-one American Indian reservations will be the focus of the next phase of a $1.9 billion program to buy fractionated land parcels owned by multiple individuals and turn them over to tribal governments, Interior Department officials said Thursday.

May 15, 2014 2:10 pmLoading…
Herding Montana Buffalo

Herding Montana Buffalo

Herding buffalo (bison) on the Fort Belknap Reservation in northern Montana. The buffalo are herded every fall so they can be counted, given medicine, and a some removed from the herd for consumption. Compared to buffalo at Yellowstone National Park, which have become somewhat acclimated to …

April 09, 2014 3:40 pmLoading…

Judge signs off on Fort Belknap water plan

HELENA - The Fort Belknap Indian reservation's tribal government must pay a $1,500 fine, bolster oversight of its utility, and follow a strict testing and monitoring regimen under a five-year plan meant to fix years of problems with its drinking water supply.

December 05, 2013 1:30 pmLoading…

Ferrets released on Fort Belknap Reservation

FORT BELKNAP — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released 32 endangered black-footed ferrets into a 1,000-acre prairie dog colony on the Fort Belknap Reservation.

October 06, 2013 11:31 amLoading…
UM journalism school project sheds light on how money is spent on Montana reservations

UM journalism school project sheds light on how money is spent on Montana reservations

EDITOR'S NOTE: The University of Montana School of Journalism's annual Native News Project publication will run as an insert with Saturday's newspaper.

May 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos



Malmstrom transfers dozens of homes to reservation

GREAT FALLS — Houses on Malmstrom Air Force Base that could have been demolished are instead being moved to Fort Belknap Reservation, where there is a need for housing.

March 28, 2013 8:08 amLoading…

Sheriff identifies 2 Harlem residents killed in Fort Belknap crash

Two Harlem residents died late Thursday and three others were injured in a one-vehicle accident on the Fort Belknap Reservation.

March 22, 2013 7:00 amLoading…
Montana Indians seek election order as time runs out

Montana Indians seek election order as time runs out

A group of American Indians returned to federal court Tuesday seeking an order that would force county election officials to set up satellite voting stations on remote Montana reservations in the final run-up to Election Day.

October 30, 2012 8:55 am Related Loading…

Final decision due in proposal to move Yellowstone Park bison to reservations

HELENA — Montana's Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission is set to make a final decision on whether to transfer 68 quarantined Yellowstone bison to two Indian reservations.

December 09, 2011 7:17 amLoading…

Fire restrictions rescinded in some counties

Stage I fire restrictions have been rescinded on all private, state and federal lands within Fergus, Golden Valley, Judith Basin, Petroleum, Phillips, Roosevelt and Valley counties.

October 05, 2011 1:09 pmLoading…

BIA offers government-shutdown contingency plan

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs on Friday allayed some fears of American Indian leaders worried a government shutdown would be devastating to tribes, saying law enforcement services and schools it oversees would not be affected.

April 08, 2011 7:02 am Related Loading…

PBS series features Molt's Prairie Winds Cafe

Molt's Prairie Winds Café will be featured on the MontanaPBS series "Backroads of Montana" Sunday.

November 19, 2010 9:00 amLoading…

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