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SKC receives language grant

News from The Administration for Children and Families The Administration for Native Americans at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families today announced awards for 18 grant projects, totaling more than $4.8 million, to help preserve Native languages in various tribal communities throughout the United States.  Funding through the Native Language Preservation and Maintenance and the Esther Martinez Immersion grants will assist tribes and tribal organizations with planning, developing and implementing projects to revitalize Native languages, preserve Native culture and ceremonies and strengthen inter-generational activities b...

Genetic differences found in trees untouched by mountain pine beetles Genetic differences found in trees untouched by mountain pine beetles

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – A University of Montana researcher has discovered that mountain pine beetles may avoid certain trees within a population they normally would kill due to genetics in the trees. UM Professor Diana Six made the discovery after studying mature whitebar...

New cross-country scholarship athletes announced

News from the founders of the Beaverhead Marathon at UM Western  DILLON — Founders of the Beaverhead Marathon Cory Birkenbuel, Dylan Zitzer and Casey Parrott have announced the establishment of a new scholarship for cross-country student athletes. The scholarship will be awarded for the first...

Fall hunter education courses open to registration

Registration is open for hunter education courses across the Flathead Valley. Courses are frequently held in the fall and springtime, and the last collection of courses this season are accepting students in Pablo. Field days for online students are also currently available in Kalispell. Bowhunter educatio...

Craft beer app gears up for version 2 launch Craft beer app gears up for version 2 launch

PintPass founder, Ryan Rickert, realized a large gap in the market for conveniently finding local craft beer, getting breweries valuable feedback from beer drinkers and seamlessly sharing it with friends with the push of a button.  He’s built a community of craft beer lovers who have rallied be...

Gold Rush on at Dayton Daze

DAYTON — Dayton Daze, the Chief Cliff Volunteer Fire Department, Quick Response Unit’s annual fundraiser, kicks off at the Dayton Park with “Montana Gold Rush,” a costume event with cash prizes for best costumes. The open car show starts at 10 a.m., (registration at 9 a.m.), with cold...

Grizzly bear population objectives named Grizzly bear population objectives named

KALISPELL — The Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved language for a proposed administrative rule that would codify population objectives for grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem. The decision on Aug. 9, sets into motion a public comment period that will run from Aug. 24-Oc...

Children learn self-defense during summer program Children learn self-defense during summer program

ST. IGNATIUS – Students of all ages are still rolling at the Jiu-Jitsu Cross Collar Academy after it opened three years ago in a studio in town on First Avenue.  The martial arts academy is open all year long, but on Tuesday, the children’s summer program came to an end, and five kids wer...

2018 Lake County Fair Results announced 2018 Lake County Fair Results announced

Grand and Reserve Champions at the Lake County Fair: Aerospace, Level II, Grand : Ryan Kendall  Beef, Market Beef, standard breed, Grand: Darcy Coleman  Reserve: Brielle Zempel   Market Beef, small breed, Grand: Bryanne Zempel   Reserve: Braydon Zempel     &nb...

American Legion Post #138 shares highlights

News from American Legion Post #138 This is an annual summary of Ronan Post #138 to inform our membership and the community of our progress as an American Legion Post. Our Legion year was July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Our membership ended at 123.64 percent of the goal for 2018 with 68 members paid. In ...


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