Jonathan Windy Boy
Do speed limits make highways safer?
HELENA — Four legislators are having separate bills drafted for the 2015 session to raise the daytime speed limit on Montana interstate highways from 75 mph to 80 mph, and in one case, 85 mph.
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…
HAVRE — The ousted chairman of the Chippewa Cree tribe was set to take back his office this week after winning a special election.
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.
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.
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.
HELENA — Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy treated fellow state senators Wednesday to something they rarely hear: a greeting in his native Cree tongue.
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-…
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.
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…
HAVRE - A state senator from Box Elder says he is resolving federal tax liens filed against him for failure to pay income tax.
A Billings Heights lawmaker would deny state citizenship to U.S.-born babies of illegal immigrants under a bill introduced Monday in Helena.
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.
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.