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Bison at Fort Peck may open the way for other tribes

Bison at Fort Peck may open the way for other tribes

FORT PECK — Among the crowd watching 90 buffalo thunder into the Fort Peck Bison Pasture on Thursday were two visitors with a very special viewpoint.

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17-year-old dies in crash near Fort Peck

A 17-year-old male from Frazer died near Fort Peck Saturday when his car went off Wiota Road and into an irrigation ditch after he went off the road near a sharp turn.

November 09, 2014 12:35 pmLoading…
Yellowstone bison to be transferred to Fort Peck

Yellowstone bison to be transferred to Fort Peck

Montana wildlife officials say a group of about 140 bison captured from Yellowstone National Park will be relocated to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation next week.

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MHP identifies woman who died in crash near Fort Peck

Samantha J. Conn, 27, of Morehead, Ky., has been identified as the woman who died Saturday after being ejected from the passenger seat of a minivan near Fort Peck on Highway 24.

August 04, 2014 1:50 pmLoading…

Kentucky woman killed near Fort Peck

A 27-year-old Kentucky woman died Saturday after she was ejected from the passenger seat of a minivan near near Fort Peck on Highway 24.

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Century-old family business in Jordan hitting auction block

Century-old family business in Jordan hitting auction block

ORDAN — A nearly century-old family business in Jordan goes on the auction block Saturday when Jeannie and Dale Fellman will sell everything but the history of what his granddad started.

November 03, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Agreement made to transfer bison to Fort Belknap

Agreement made to transfer bison to Fort Belknap

GREAT FALLS  — State and tribal officials have signed an agreement to transfer 35 bison from the Fort Peck reservation to Fort Belknap.

August 14, 2013 12:18 pmLoading…

Bowhunters urged to sink fish

Archers in the Fort Peck area are raising a stink.

July 03, 2013 4:51 pmLoading…
Missouri River Country calendar of events

Missouri River Country calendar of events

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May 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Ft. Peck Youth & Family Activity Committee

Ft. Peck Youth & Family Activity Committee

These are some of the activities that the Fort Peck Youth & Family Activity Committee devised to help keep youth occupied to help reduce the rate of suicide on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

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Guest opinion: Fiscal cliff provision good for dialysis patients

We at Fort Peck take seriously our responsibility to care for the patients we treat. We work hard to make sure they get good dialysis care. As one of Montana's few rural dialysis clinics, we believe it's important to set the record straight about a provision in the so-called fiscal cliff com…

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Good fishing

Good fishing

Catch rates for Fort Peck Reservoir anglers should be good this year as fish numbers are high and forage fish are fewer, according to Heath Headley, a Fish, Wildlife and Parks fisheries biologist.

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Interpretive center

Interpretive center

The Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open through the winter with displays on local history and prehistory.

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Fort Peck Dam

Fort Peck Dam

Fort Peck Reservoir's water level dropped 2.2 feet in December, ending the month at an elevation of 2,226.1 feet above sea level.

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New fires burning in Roosevelt County

Several wildfires continued to burn on Thursday in Roosevelt County.

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Missouri reservoir system struggles with drought

Missouri reservoir system struggles with drought

With August precipitation only about half of what it normally is in Eastern Montana, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is having to boost flows from its lower Missouri River dams to float barges through the navigation season.

September 07, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…
Charlie Smith's still

Charlie Smith's still

Charlie Smith's family recently found this still that he used to make whiskey using grain from his farm and water from his artesian well.  

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BarX souvenir

BarX souvenir

Sylvia Smith Stugelmeyer's grandfather, Charlie Smith, ran the BarX tavern in Valley, one of many shanty towns that popped up when Fort Peck Dam was under construction. This is the only memento the family still has from the bar. 

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Smith ranch sign

Smith ranch sign

A wood sign shows brands from four generations at the Smith ranch near Fort Peck. Charlie Smith, Sylvia Smith Stugelmeyer's grandfather, bought the property in 1910.

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Fort Peck painting

Fort Peck painting

A painting of the town of Fort Peck during the construction of the dam shows buildings that have since been torn down.

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