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Guest opinion: Montanans must work to revitalize Native languages

I am only half Northern Cheyenne (from my mother), the other half is Vihio or white, the spider people (from my Irish father). I did not know my tribal name Heevees’a (Teeth Woman) name until I was 15 years old. I learned its history and legacy in my 20’s and finally, at 56, how to correctly…

February 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

No-show board delays Chippewa Cree swearing-in

HAVRE — The ousted chairman of the Chippewa Cree tribe was set to take back his office this week after winning a special election.

August 07, 2013 3:33 pmLoading…
State senator Jonathan Windy Boy owes nearly $150K in federal taxes

State senator Jonathan Windy Boy owes nearly $150K in federal taxes

HELENA — A Montana state senator running Tuesday for chairman of the Chippewa Cree tribe on the Rocky Boys Indian Reservation owes more than $146,000 in federal taxes, penalties and interest, according to a document filed by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

July 29, 2013 9:08 pm

Chippewa Cree to elect new chairman Tuesday

BOX ELDER — The Chippewa Cree tribe will make a second attempt to elect a new chairman Tuesday, two months after the first special election was canceled when an ousted leader challenged his disqualification as a candidate.

July 29, 2013 1:55 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: State should measure success in higher ed

There’s something new in the Montana University System’s proposed budget appropriation for the upcoming biennium: An agreement that part of the funding will depend on performance.

March 10, 2013 12:10 amLoading…
Senate advances bill to preserve Native American languages

Senate advances bill to preserve Native American languages

HELENA — Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy treated fellow state senators Wednesday to something they rarely hear: a greeting in his native Cree tongue.

February 27, 2013 4:15 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Student safety: Stop playing with concussions

Imagine being a 17-year-old high school football quarterback, a 14-year-old softball pitcher or a 12-year-old soccer goalie. If these young athletes got hit in the head during a game, but could still run, catch and kick, would they ask the coach to take them out? Would hard-training student-…

February 12, 2013 12:30 amLoading…

GOP primary voters favoring return of past leaders

HELENA — Former House Speaker Scott Sales of Bozeman cleared his Republican primary, paving the way for his return to the Legislature, but the GOP's legislative incumbents faced mixed results after Tuesday's vote.

June 06, 2012 6:00 pmLoading…
Jonathan Windy Boy

Jonathan Windy Boy

WINDY BOY

May 06, 2012 1:30 amLoading…
Jonathan Windy Boy (D)

Jonathan Windy Boy (D)

Incumbent.

May 06, 2012 1:30 amLoading…

Obama did the right thing on Keystone XL pipeline

I want to praise President Barack Obama for his decision and standing with tribes and landowners by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline. This decision reflects the need for an additional supplemental final environmental impact statement that would study many of the remaining needs such as: an…

January 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Box Elder senator says tax dispute being resolved

Box Elder senator says tax dispute being resolved

HAVRE - A state senator from Box Elder says he is resolving federal tax liens filed against him for failure to pay income tax.

September 02, 2011 8:55 amLoading…
Heights lawmaker challenges citizenship of U.S.-born babies

Heights lawmaker challenges citizenship of U.S.-born babies

A Billings Heights lawmaker would deny state citizenship to U.S.-born babies of illegal immigrants under a bill introduced Monday in Helena.

February 07, 2011 11:30 pmLoading…

Senator says DUI reform going too far

HELENA — The state Senate decided more work is needed on one piece of proposed DUI reform after some lawmakers argued it went too far in punishing minors issued tickets for possession of alcohol.

January 21, 2011 4:25 pmLoading…

Senator wants to legalize blackjack, direct proceeds to human services

HELENA — A Democratic senator wants to legalize live blackjack games in Montana and use all the profits to make up for anticipated reductions in the state's human services budget.

January 18, 2011 7:15 pmLoading…

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