Wolf Point Herald

Vandals Break Windows In Buildings, Police Cars

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his is one of five Wolf Point Police vehicles that were discovered with broken windshields or rear windows Wednesday, Dec. 9.  (Photo by John Plestina)

buildings and five police cars during the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 9.
A person or persons that remain unknown to authorities broke two windshields and three rear windows on five Wolf Point Police cars that were parked on the Benton Street side of the police station.

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Is The Four-Day School Week On Its Way Out?

An ongoing truancy problem and an academic slump in recent years prompted Wolf Point School District trustees to look at the five-year-old four-day school week during a work session Tuesday, Dec. 8.
Former Northside Elementary School principal Ann Beste-Guldborg PhD, now the district’s data analyst and assessment coordinator, told trustees that student performance showed improvement for the first quarter of the current school year, but there has been a steady decline in student performance during the past few school years, which raised questions about the four-day school week that has been in place since the 2011-12 school year.

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Chiropractors Bring Hope To Reservation

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The first photo is Chiropractor Dr. Teri Dunston of Big Stone Gap, Va., giving an adjustment to Poplar High School teacher and head football coach Brent Moore.  The second picture is Wolf Point High School music director Lynne Monson receiving a gift of instruments and amplifiers from Love Has No Color co-founder Kevin Pallis of Boston, Mass., during a presentation between games at the Tip-Off Classic Friday, Dec. 11.  (Photos by John Plestina)

The Boston, Mass.-headquartered Love Has No Color chiropractic group made their annual early December “Christmas on the Res.” visit to the Fort Peck Reservation that included a stop at Wolf Point High School during the annual Tip-Off Classic Friday, Dec. 11.
Most of the 30 visitors were from New England, Michigan and Virginia.
Free adjustments were given to all-comers as a gift to the community in WPHS classrooms during the Top-Off Classic.

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Still No Commission Appointment

Seven days after Roosevelt County Commissioners promised an appointment within 10 days to the District 1 seat, the position remains vacant, with a promise to appoint a new commissioner Tuesday, Dec. 22, 14 days after the 10-day promise.
“It was a mistake on my part to put 10 days,” commission presiding officer Duane Nygaard said during the weekly meeting Tuesday, Dec. 15.

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County-Wide Sweep Checks Sex, Violent Offender Compliance

A five-agency multi-jurisdictional effort Nov. 17 and 18 involving the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office, Fort Peck Tribes, federal and state law enforcement targeted 71 tribal and state registered sex and violent offenders in sweeping probation compliance checks.
Sheriff Jason Frederick, undersheriff John Summers, chief deputy Corey Reum, several deputies and members of the Fort Peck Tribal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act Team were paired with deputy U.S. marshals, federal probation and parole officers and agents from the Montana Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation, checking compliance with the federal SORNA.

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