Water, water everywhere, but whose is it anyway? This is a question many residents and businesses in Browning have been asking over the last several months. Most people know that Browning and the Blackfeet Tribe are in a dispute over control of the water supply and delivery system, as well as garbage and trash removal services, but it’s likely most people don’t know who all the actors are and where the situation is now.
The Glacier County Commissioners discussed and acted on several issues during their regular monthly meeting in Browning on Feb. 24.
Browning Public School employees were the first cohort to work in conjunction with the recently awarded Project Aware Grant. The grant received from the Montana Office of Public Instruction is taking the first steps to improving youth mental health awareness in our community by presenting and attending the Youth Mental Health First Aid training last week. This exciting training curriculum implements a nationally recognized, researchbased program that is being implemented successfully throughout the country to help train teachers, community members and parents in the signs and symptoms when a youth is struggling.
BCC Nursing Program, Health/Research Students and BCC Societies are teaming up for the 11th Annual Blackfeet Community College Health Fair on Thursday, April 2 at Blackfeet Community College.
Blackfeet member and professional artist Gary Schildt and Chief Earl Old Person were inducted into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center on Saturday, Feb. 7. They were in the company of 37 other Montanans, living and deceased, who received this prestigious honor, including Blackfeet member Truman “Mouse” Hall.
An enthusiastic and substantial group of listeners attended the Constitutional Reform and Tribal Government class held at Blackfeet Community College on Friday, Feb. 20. Blackfeet Councilman Joe McKay arrived prepared to deliver a lecture that covered the historical development of Blackfeet Tribal Government, and the changing relationship between the Tribe and the U.S. government.
All fundraisers are for a good cause. But when they are for one of “our own” who is battling cancer not for the first time, but the second, it makes that cause seem even more worthwhile. Sort of makes you want to jump right in and help, doesn’t it? Well you can!
Blackfeet Community College has held many career fairs over the years, but the one held Feb. 12 was one of the biggest and best so far. The Student Commons in the Beaver Painted Lodge was packed with employers, and while official figures were not available at press time, it appeared there were more than 40 entities represented.
Truman “Mouse” Hall was recently inducted into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame, Class of 2014 as a Living Inductee.