Still No Answers One Year After American Indian Woman’s Death

Thirty-two-year-old Olivia Lone Bear disappeared from the Fort Berthold Reservation in 2017.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ Authorities still aren’t providing details into cause of death of an American Indian woman whose body was found in a submerged truck one year ago. The Bismarck Tribune reports the FBI’s refusal to release information in the case of Olivia Lone Bear has been frustrating for her family, and tribal and state officials. Thirty-two-year-old Olivia Lone…

Update: Brother Confirms Body Found Is Missing North Dakota Woman

Matthew Lone Bear says that Olivia Lone Bear was identified by her tattoos.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The brother of a New Town woman missing since last fall confirms it was his sister’s body that was found in a pickup pulled from a lake on the Fort Berthold Reservation earlier this week. Matthew Lone Bear says that Olivia Lone Bear was identified by her tattoos. The truck was recovered from Lake Sakakawea on…

Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Named To EPA Board

Mark Fox Has Been Chairman Since 2014

The tribal chairman of the oil-rich Three Affiliated Tribes in western North Dakota has been named to an Environmental Protection Agency advisory committee. The EPA announced Chairman Mark Fox’s appointment on Friday. The EPA says the 34-member board helps the agency develop partnerships with local governments to provide improvements to public health and environmental protection. About 20 percent of the…