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Art Docent Program seeks volunteers

POLSON — The Art Docent Program at Linderman School is a volunteer based art history program that allows students to become immersed in art, through classroom instruction. In this program a docent is a volunteer that is trained to present art related information and lessons in the classroom. If you enjoy working with children and being creative, (or know someone who does), this is a great opportunity. This program requires no background in art, just an interest in or love of art. Docents will attend four workshops during the course of the year where they will practice an art history related lesson and learn how to present the lesson in a classroom. They will coordinate with the tea...

Polson Rural Fire District receives funds for new equipment Polson Rural Fire District receives funds for new equipment

POLSON – Polson Rural Fire membership representatives presented a check to the Polson Rural Fire District Friday morning to help purchase a new 2,500-gallon tactical tender truck recently added to the district’s firefighting fleet. A press statement released by the Polson Rural Fire Membership...

Dayton Daze events commemorate D-Day Dayton Daze events commemorate D-Day

DAYTON — On Sept. 7 the Dayton Daze Grand Marshal will ride in the D-Day themed Chief Cliff VFD / QRU annual parade in a troupe carrier/truck. Any vets who would like to ride in the parade are invited to do so. There may even be residents of the Veterans’ Home in Kalispell present to honor the fu...

Montana takes comprehensive approach to school safety

News from Elsie Arntzen, State Superintendent, Montana Office of Public Instruction MONTANA – As parents send their children into the new school year and teachers welcome them into the classroom, safety is on everyone’s mind. When it comes to student safety, the Office of Public Instruction ...

DOJ task force meets for second time DOJ task force meets for second time

MONTANA – The Montana Department of Justice’s Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force held its second meeting in Great Falls on Saturday, Aug. 10, and Montana Free Press founder John S. Adams interviewed task force members Deputy Attorney General Melissa Schlichting and Ellie Bundy McLeod of the Co...

Free workshops teach ways to create safe, healthy communities for children

PABLO — CSKT Project Launch is hosting a series of workshops for the community to help support creating safe and healthy communities for children. Everyone is invited to attend. The workshops include: Community Workshops led by national leader and Director of the Brazelton Touchpoints Center, Jos...

Tester announces $3.5M grant for SKC

News from U.S. Senator Jon Tester BIG SANDY – U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced today that Salish Kootenai College will receive a $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant to fund an Indigenous Research Center on their campus in Pablo. “Tribal colleges and universities provide studen...

Public invited to fire management demo

News from Montana West Economic Development KALISPELL — On Saturday, Sept. 7, at mile marker 9 on Highway 35 on the east shore of Flathead Lake, beginning at 11:30 a.m., the newly-formed US division of Fire and Flood Emergency Services is inviting the public to a free demonstration to witness thei...

Meetings cluster at SKC

News from SKC PABLO — The Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation, the HI5-CCE (High Five Needle Pine-Crown Continent Ecosystem) Management Group, Salish Kootenai College and the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes are sponsoring two days of annual meetings and a Saturday field trip. The meeting...

Council seeking 7th–12th graders to help MT's hungry children

News from the Office of Community Service HELENA — The Governor’s Office of Community Service announced today they are accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Governor and First Lady Youth Leadership Council. The council will consist of 7th-12th grade students from across the state who are ...

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