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Association collaborate to fill education-to-industry pipeline

News from the Montana Contractors Association HELENA — The Montana Contractors Association Education Foundation and the Montana Equipment Dealers Association have developed a joint action plan and strategy, “Build Montana,” to address the immediate and long-term workforce challenges of...

State officials encourage safe handling of live poultry

News from DPHHS HELENA — Raising backyard poultry has become an increasingly popular activity in Montana. Spring is a common season to purchase and begin raising young birds, and there are many feed stores in Montana that sell chicks and ducks. While there are benefits to raising poultry, there...

Carroll College releases plan for early start of fall semester 

News from Carroll College HELENA – Carroll College announced that they will begin in-person instruction for the fall 2020 semester on Aug. 17. This timing is 10 days earlier than the previously scheduled start date of Aug. 26. This modified semester eliminates the traditional fall break and ensure...

Martin Charlo appointed to Invasive Species Council

News from the Office of the Governor HELENA — Governor Steve Bullock today announced that he has appointed Councilman Martin Charlo of Pablo to the Invasive Species Council. Charlo is a representative of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and a Tribal Councilman for the Confederated Salis...

Briefs for March 25, 2020

Local graduates from UWYO LARAMIE, WYOMING — The University of Wyoming accorded Micah John McClure of Ronan a Bachelor of Science degree at the completion of the 2019 fall semester. For more information about the University of Wyoming, view the webpage at:   Quilters to s...

Coffee sleeves used to spread health message

HELENA – Public health officials and numerous Montana coffee shops have announced a new effort today to promote the importance of colorectal cancer screening among individuals ages 50 to 75. As part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, the Department of Public Health and Human Services is ...

Alzheimer’s Association to host Advocacy Day

News from the Alzheimer’s Association Montana Chapter MONTANA – On March 19, the Alzheimer’s Association Montana Chapter will host an Advocacy Day at the state capitol to discuss Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and their impact on Montana. According to the Alzheimer&rs...

Briefs for March 4, 2020

Warm meal served at Soup’s On     POLSON — Polson Community Church will serve lunch on March 12 at Journey Be Christian Church, 101 Seventh Ave. W, at the SW corner of First St. W. The church’s phone number is 406-883-6160. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and will con...

DPHHS seeks nominations for EMS awards

News from the Montana DPHHS HELENA —  Department of Public Health and Human Services officials are requesting nominations for the 2020 Emergency Medical Services awards to be announced later this year. DPHHS Director Sheila Hogan said, “These dedicated Montanans are there for all of ...

142 animals test positive for CWD 142 animals test positive for CWD

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks submitted 6,977 samples for chronic wasting disease testing during the 2019 season, which ran from April 1, 2019, to Jan. 29, 2020. Of those samples, 142 tested positive for the fatal disease, including 86 whi...


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