Sunday, April 19, 2015

Shopko employee Jaki Eddy looks at the damage after a 2015 Chevrolet truck busted through the front wall of the store Sunday morning. Eddy was just feet away from the truck as it made its surprise entrance.
Sunday started out like any other day for Shopko employees Jaki Eddy and Sheryle McGurk, stocking shelves and helping customers, when a female driving a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado pick-up struck the east-facing wall of the building around 10:30 a.m. The quiet Hardin store had three store employees and an estimated eight shoppers in the building when...
Attorney General Tim Fox speaks on the effect of 
Environmental Protection Agency regulations in regards to Crow tribal coal the morning of April 8 at a Senate Indian Affairs Committee field hearing. From the left: Senior Vice President Eric Henson of Compass Lexecon, Fox and Crow Chairman Darrin Old Coyote
Senator Steve Daines led a Senate Indian Affairs Committee field hearing at Little Big Horn College in Crow Agency Wednesday, April 8 on “Montana Empowering Indian Country: Coal, Jobs, and Self-Determination”. With the unemployment rate up to 70 percent on Montana’s Indian reservations, the ability to develop their coal...
Keaunna Mason runs the hurdles at the Billings Invitational track meet last week. Mason placed first in the 100 hurdles, second in the 300 hurdles at Billings West and sixth in the 100 hurdles at Billings Skyview.
The Hardin Bulldog track season is off to a fast start with four meets already under their belt. Their last two meets were in Billings where they competed in the Billings West Invitational and the Billings Invite at Skyview High School. At the West Invitational, both the Hardin girls and boys team placed third. The girls scored 38 points...
Senior Amber Schneider runs to second base during Tuesday’s game. The Central Rams won 9-1.
The Lady Bulldogs are going back to the basics, starting the season with only three returning seniors. The team has many first time players who are still learning their positions. The initial games of the season showed player inconsistency and displayed errors that, if avoided, could have solidified wins. The team has nonetheless won more...
Katie Upchurch (left) and Laura Uffelman laugh during a conversation at the horse conformation segment of the FFA competition. Upchurch, a 4-H member, volunteered to bring her two miniature mares – Dakota and Sugar – to the competition, while Uffelman volunteered to serve as a judge.
A group of horses and blue-jacketed FFA students lined inside Dunmore resident Ross Alexander’s circus tent-like indoor arena on Friday, where the students competed in the Montana State FFA Horse Judging Contest. The subjects for the day were horse conformation and riding. The Little Big Horn FFA of Lodge Grass placed 18th out of 27 teams...
Shawn Real Bird, son of Ramona and Charlie Real Bird of Garryowen, speaks about a March 8 incident, where his parents’ house was broken into by a woman possibly high on methamphetamine. Real Bird believes cross-deputization between the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office and Bureau of Indian Affairs is necessary to help stifle the drug epidemic on the Crow Reservation.
The following is the second part of a series on the tribal response to increasing drug use on the Crow Reservation. The third article will examine various issues with laws pertaining to tribal members. A system of law enforcement whose very discussion on the Crow Reservation was referred to as “political suicide” by the former Big...
Shopko employee Jaki Eddy looks at the damage after a 2015 Chevrolet truck busted through the front wall of the store Sunday morning. Eddy was just feet away from the truck as it made its surprise entrance.
Attorney General Tim Fox speaks on the effect of 
Environmental Protection Agency regulations in regards to Crow tribal coal the morning of April 8 at a Senate Indian Affairs Committee field hearing. From the left: Senior Vice President Eric Henson of Compass Lexecon, Fox and Crow Chairman Darrin Old Coyote
Keaunna Mason runs the hurdles at the Billings Invitational track meet last week. Mason placed first in the 100 hurdles, second in the 300 hurdles at Billings West and sixth in the 100 hurdles at Billings Skyview.
Senior Amber Schneider runs to second base during Tuesday’s game. The Central Rams won 9-1.
Katie Upchurch (left) and Laura Uffelman laugh during a conversation at the horse conformation segment of the FFA competition. Upchurch, a 4-H member, volunteered to bring her two miniature mares – Dakota and Sugar – to the competition, while Uffelman volunteered to serve as a judge.
Shawn Real Bird, son of Ramona and Charlie Real Bird of Garryowen, speaks about a March 8 incident, where his parents’ house was broken into by a woman possibly high on methamphetamine. Real Bird believes cross-deputization between the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office and Bureau of Indian Affairs is necessary to help stifle the drug epidemic on the Crow Reservation.

School & Activities

Keaunna Mason runs the hurdles at the Billings Invitational track meet last week. Mason placed first in the 100 hurdles, second in the 300 hurdles at Billings West and sixth in the 100 hurdles at Billings Skyview.
The Hardin Bulldog track season is off to a fast start with four meets already under their belt.  

Obituaries

Anita Agnes Lockhart
Anita Agnes Lockhart, 51, of Sheridan, Wyo., formerly of Garryowen, passed away April 5, 2015 in the Crow Agency IHS Hospital.