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Officials Identify Victims Killed When Car Hit School Bus

Officials in southeastern Montana have released the names of the two people who died when the car they were in collided with a school bus on icy roads on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation. The Rosebud County coroner’s office said the crash Thursday morning east of Lame Deer killed Aubree Elizabeth Nielsen Wallery, 28, and her father, Steven John Wallery, 59, both from Billings, The Billings Gazette reported.

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3/16/2020

article Northern Cheyenne declares state of emergency, enacts curfew to prevent COVID-19 spread
(Montana) -- Northern Cheyenne tribal employees, chair members or commissioners who have traveled in the past 21 days have been asked to self-quarantine for 14 days, and...

2/2/2020

article Officials Identify Victims Killed When Car Hit School Bus
(Montana) -- Officials in southeastern Montana have released the names of the two people who died when the car they were in collided with a school bus on icy roads on...

1/30/2020

article Paul VI links with Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation to put on basketball clinic
(Montana) -- The PVI boys basketball program is a national powerhouse on the court that believes in assisting the community off of it. For the last six years, head coach...

12/14/2019

article Former Tribal President Gets Prison for Fraud, Owes $25k
(Montana) -- The former president of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Tribe in Montana was sentenced Thursday to six months in federal prison and was ordered to pay $25,000...

11/23/2019

article Northern Cheyenne join blanket rejection of Black Hills uranium mining permits
(South Dakota) -- As of Nov. 17, all 63 written comments the U.S. EPA had received from tribal and other submitters opposed granting water permits for the slated Dewey...

11/8/2019

article How My Northern Cheyenne Community Reclaims Thanksgiving, No Turkey Needed
(Montana) -- As much as I enjoy strolling through the Thanksgiving-themed aisles of craft stores in the fall -- mostly because I’m excited about the official...

9/3/2019

article Firefighters battle coal seam fires on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation
(Wyoming) -- An underground coal bed caught fire on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation and lit the Burning Creek fire on Sunday, according to a Monday release from the...
article Firefighters battle coal seam fires on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation
(Montana) -- An underground coal bed caught fire on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation and lit the Burning Creek fire on Sunday, according to a Monday release from the...

8/1/2019

article Montana tribe receives federal funding to build solar farm
(Montana) -- The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has been awarded $2 million in federal funding to build a solar farm. The Billings Gazette reported Wednesday that the Montana...

7/31/2019

article Northern Cheyenne solar project gets $2M government award
(Montana) -- A 26-acre solar farm is in the works for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, which has been awarded $2 million in federal construction funding. The project, to be...

7/9/2019

article Former Montana tribal head admits to travel fraud scheme
(Montana) -- The former president of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Tribe is admitting to devising a complicated travel fraud scheme to take $20,000 in reimbursement funds...

7/8/2019

article Former Northern Cheyenne president pleads guilty to $14K in fraud
(Montana) -- The former president of the Northern Cheyenne tribe has admitted filing inflated or duplicate invoices for official travel, resulting in an over-...

7/1/2019

article Northern Cheyenne man accused of strangling woman changes plea
(Montana) -- A Northern Cheyenne tribal member admitted Monday in federal court to strangling a woman to death at their residence on the reservation last year. Randy Lee...

6/22/2019

article Fatal stabbing sends Lame Deer man to prison for six years
(Montana) -- A 29-year-old Lame Deer man was sentenced Friday to 73 months in prison and three years of supervised release for fatally stabbing a person during an...

5/28/2019

article Visit the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana
(Montana) -- For a long time, the Northern Cheyenne people were very insular, perhaps because of their long and dreadful experience with the “vihio” —...

1/12/2019

article Whiteman Pena wins Northern Cheyenne presidency
(Montana) -- Rynalea Whiteman Pena is the new president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe. Pena, who is also transportation manager for Northern Cheyenne Head Start, won 55...
article Pena, Russell win election to Northern Cheyenne tribal leadership
(Montana) -- Rynalea Whiteman Pena will be the new Northern Cheyenne tribal president. She defeated Geri Small 569 to 455 votes in the election held Thursday. “I...

1/7/2019

article Historian collecting stories, artifacts of Northern Cheyenne scouts at Fort Keogh in Miles City
(Montana) -- When Ryan Booth began his research into Indian scouts who were recruited by the U.S. Army, he discovered only two military forts had complete records of the...

1/4/2019

article Missoula resident collecting donations for Northern Cheyenne emergency warming shelter
(Montana) -- Northern Cheyenne tribal leaders have transformed their meeting chambers into an emergency warming shelter to keep people safe from the cold. They're...

11/19/2018

article DOI announces $24M in land buyback offers for Northern Cheyenne Reservation
(Montana) -- The Department of the Interior said Monday that more than 2,000 landowners with fractional interests on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation had been made...

10/17/2018

article Northern Cheyenne historian shares tribe’s mysteries
(Montana) -- In a sterile meeting room on the second floor of the Northern Hotel in downtown Billings, Montana, Linwood Tall Bull took a room full of “non-Indian...

10/12/2018

article Northern Cheyenne Tribe's president to resign, citing obstruction from tribal council
(Montana) -- The President of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe said he is resigning, citing “obstacles and opposition at every step by the legislative branch” of the tribal...

10/2/2018

article New historical marker commemorates Northern Cheyenne passage through Nebraska
(Nebraska) -- A new historical marker will be dedicated Thursday, Oct. 4, to commemorate the historical events of the Northern Cheyenne exodus through Nebraska.

9/29/2018

article Northern Cheyenne historian shares tribe's mysteries, from little people to serpents to the medicine wheel
(Montana) -- In a sterile meeting room on the second floor of the Northern Hotel in downtown Billings, Linwood Tall Bull took a room full of “non-Indian scientific...

8/23/2018

article Northern Cheyenne Tribe's vice president to resign, citing health issues, professional challenges
(Montana) -- The vice president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe plans to resign from his position in November, citing personal health issues and professional challenges...
article Northern Cheyenne Tribe's vice president to resign, citing health issues, professional challenges
(Montana) -- The vice president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe plans to resign from his position in November, citing personal health issues and professional challenges...

8/14/2018

article Despite spots of rain, fires expand on Northern Cheyenne reservation in south-central Montana
(Montana) -- Fires on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation expanded Tuesday in hot, dry conditions as firefighters fought to gain ground. A spot of rain helped Monday night...

8/13/2018

article Firefighters battling multiple blazes on Northern Cheyenne reservation
(Montana) -- Crews are battling several wildfires on the Northern Cheyenne reservation Monday that were sparked by a lightning burst Sunday night, according to BIA fire...

7/25/2018

article Authorities ID two victims in fatal crash on Northern Cheyenne Reservation
(Montana) -- Authorities have identified two people killed in a rollover crash after the driver led Bureau of Indian Affairs officers on a chase Monday afternoon in...

7/24/2018

article 2 killed, 4 injured in rollover during chase with BIA officers on Northern Cheyenne Reservation
(Wyoming) -- A suspected intoxicated driver and her passenger died in a rollover crash on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in a chase with Bureau of Indian...

5/20/2018

article Wyoming set to vote on historic grizzly hunt; only one hunter would be allowed at a time in core area
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming’s wildlife commission will vote Wednesday on the first grizzly hunt in more than 40 years, but if approved, only one bear hunter would be...

4/28/2018

article MSU student who wins Udall Scholarship wants to help his Northern Cheyenne community
(Montana) -- A Montana State University undergraduate has received a Udall Scholarship, putting him one step closer to his goal of developing renewable energy projects...

4/20/2018

article Northern Cheyenne council's removal of president violated due process, tribal court rules
(Montana) -- The Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council’s vote to remove President Jace Killsback from office last fall was unconstitutional and violated Killsback...

3/23/2018

article Northern Arapahoe Council backs away from self-insurance plan
(Wyoming) -- After substantial backlash from employees, the Northern Arapaho Business Council is reneging on its announcement to move its employees off the Federal...

3/22/2018

article Northern Arapaho Tribe Pursues Self-Funded Health Insurance
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe has announced it will no longer use the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program but instead will self-insure tribal employees in...

3/5/2018

article Donations sought for Northern Cheyenne Tribe
(Montana) -- The Northern Cheyenne Tribe announced it has opened an emergency operations center and is accepting donations. The action was taken following severe winter...

3/1/2018

article Still digging out from snowstorms, Northern Cheyenne Reservation bracing for flooding and heating fuel shortages
(Montana) -- Sunny skies are finally giving the Northern Cheyenne Reservation a break from a succession of brutal snowstorms, but with most of the reservation’s...

2/21/2018

article Twice-removed Northern Cheyenne president takes office for a third time
(Montana) -- The twice-removed president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, who won re-election in January, is back in office. L. Jace Killsback resumed his post as the...

1/18/2018

article Northern Cheyenne Council members argue Killsback’s inauguration was invalid
(Montana) -- Members of the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council said Monday’s inauguration of L. Jace Killsback as tribal president is invalid. Council members Dana...
article Ousted Northern Cheyenne president's 2nd inauguration declared invalid, but he plans to fight it
(Montana) -- A presidential inauguration took place on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation on Monday, but the question of who will ultimately assume the tribe’s top...

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