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three affiliated tribes
August 25, 2014
Candidates named for Three Affiliated Tribes elections
NEW TOWN -- The Three Affiliated Tribes Election Board has certified the candidates eligible to run for the Tribal Business Council. Current Chairman Tex Hall is running for re-election, and faces challengers Damon Williams, Lewis Kenneth Hall, Mark Fox and Randy Phelan. For...
August 25, 2014 - 4:02pm
August 8, 2014
Hall seeks re-election as Three Affiliated Tribes chairman
NEW TOWN -- The chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes, who is under investigation for business dealings with a man implicated in a murder-for-hire, has filed for another four-year term. Tex Hall is among 10 candidates who filed before Thursday’s deadline, and among the contenders...
August 8, 2014 - 5:05pm
May 29, 2014
Tribes want seat on State Water Commission, access to water project grants
BISMARCK – Native American leaders appealed to North Dakota lawmakers Thursday for a seat on the State Water Commission and access to its water project grants to address the lack of quality drinking water on reservations. Mark Fox, director of water development for the Three...
May 29, 2014 - 5:53pm
May 21, 2014
Missing man identified as body found in water near New Town
NEW TOWN -- Three Affiliated Tribes law enforcement said the body of the man found dead and floating in the Four Bears Marina on Monday morning has been identified. Daniel Mossett, 31, who has been missing since November, was identified through an autopsy by the North Dakota medical...
May 21, 2014 - 4:45pm
April 24, 2014
Tribes aim to cut high rate of gas flaring in half
NEW TOWN — Reducing natural gas flaring on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation has more hurdles than the rest of the state, but a tribal task force says flaring can be cut in half within five years. The reservation flares about 48 percent of its natural gas due to a lack of adequate...
April 24, 2014 - 11:18pm
April 23, 2014
Oil revenue way up for tribes; money going to roads, other infrastructure
NEW TOWN — In less than one year, the Three Affiliated Tribes have collected $184 million in oil tax revenue, nearly equal to the amount collected...
April 23, 2014 - 10:40pm
April 1, 2014
Former tribal officer convicted of using excessive force
BISMARCK — A federal jury in Bismarck convicted a former Three Affiliated Tribes police officer of excessive force and obstruction charges Tuesday. Lindrith Tsoodle, 58, was convicted in U.S. District Court of one felony count and one misdemeanor count of using excessive force...
April 1, 2014 - 11:36pm
March 24, 2014
Vison West expands reservation mental health study
Members of the Vision West Consortium unanimously approved to expand a study the group is sponsoring to examine the health care needs on the Fort Berthold Reservation for both the Native American and non-Native population. The study was originally sponsored as an examination of EMS...
March 24, 2014 - 11:59pm
March 14, 2014
Drug trafficking stings result in 24 arrests in northwestern N.D.
BISMARCK – Law enforcement operations targeting drug trafficking rings and other illegal activity in northwestern North Dakota netted two dozen arrests this week, officials announced Friday. Agents with the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, together with federal...
March 14, 2014 - 4:54pm
February 12, 2014
Questioning the chairman: Tribal resolution calls for independent investigation on Tex Hall’s business dealings
NEW TOWN, N.D. -- Pressure is building on the Fort Berthold Reservation for tribal leaders to take action after details in a criminal investigation...
February 12, 2014 - 11:21pm
February 9, 2014
Man killed in 4-vehicle accident near New Town
A four-vehicle accident near New Town left one man from New Iberia, La., dead. Haun Son, 31, was driving eastbound in a 2012 Ford pickup on Highway 23 about 10 miles west of New Town when he tried to pass Timothy Sallee of Machesney Park, Ill., at the crest of a hill at approximately...
February 9, 2014 - 12:22am
November 25, 2013
Oil boom means lots of jobs — and lots of flaring — for Three Affiliated Tribes
BISMARCK — The Bakken oil boom has brought jobs and prosperity to the Three Affiliated Tribes in northwestern North Dakota, but also a major challenge: The percentage of natural gas that’s being wasted through flaring is roughly twice the statewide average. Nearly 60 percent...
November 25, 2013 - 6:28pm
October 30, 2013
Artifacts returned to Three Tribes Museum
NEW TOWN — A set of Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara artifacts came home to New Town on Tuesday when the son of an honorary tribe member returned...
October 30, 2013 - 11:35pm
May 9, 2013
Tribe breaks ground on refinery
MAKOTI - As the Three Affiliated Tribes blessed the ground Wednesday where a refinery will be built, one tribal council member called it a new...
May 9, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Tribe: Oil tax changes not enough
NEW TOWN -- A new tribal oil tax agreement is a "huge improvement" but still contains bad language that doesn't recognize tribal sovereignty,...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am