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Articles with the Tag: Helena

Legislators hear new bills regarding privacy, elections, hunting

HELENA — In the second week of the 64th Montana Legislature, two initiatives from Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock’s budget were opened up in joint appropriations subcommittees. Bullock’s infrastructure bill, the “Build Montana” act, got its first hearing in the joint subcommitt...

Ronan woman to serve on board

News from Montana Health CO-OP HELENA — Treasa Glinnwater of Ronan was recently elected to serve on the first member-wide board of directors for Montana Health CO-OP for the next two years. She joins seven other board members from across Montana. Glinnwater has owned a full-time, private pra...

Academic scholarships available

News from Montana Community Foundation  HELENA – More than 50 academic scholarships will be available for Montana students for the 2015-16 academic year through Montana Community Foundation. This past year, MCF awarded nearly $300,000 in scholarships to worthy Montana students.  Qualifi...

Man convicted of abusing toddler intends to appeal

HELENA – A former Lake County man convicted by a Great Falls jury in February of abusing a toddler intends to appeal his sentence to the Supreme Court. The Montana Supreme Court has given attorneys for Riley Charlo-Whitworth until Dec. 29 to file an opening brief in his appeal.  Charlo-Whitw...

Convicted killer intends to appeal life sentence

HELENA – A Lake County man convicted of killing his cousin at a Hot Springs resort in 2013 intends to appeal his sentence.  Last week the Montana Supreme Court gave attorneys for 30-year-old Melvin Madplume, Jr. an extension of time until Dec. 29 to file an opening brief in the appeal. Attorney...

Students earn $1,000 scholarships for volunteering

  Students earn $1,000  scholarships for volunteering   HELENA — Youth Serve Montana Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 are now available for up to 100 Montana high school seniors who have volunteered more than 100 hours in the last year and who want to further their educat...

CenturyLink’s service quality to be investigated

News from the Public Service Commission HELENA — The Public Service Commission invites CenturyLink customers who are experiencing chronic problems with their landline telephone service to tell the PSC about them by submitting comments in a PSC investigation proceeding. After an informal investiga...

Arlee Veterans multitask on Veterans Day

ARLEE – Members of American Legion Post 113 gave Veterans Day double duty. During the holiday, they cooked a spaghetti dinner to raise funds to send two high school students to Helena for a week when school lets out to learn about government. “We are doing two things with one dinner,” Po...

Irrigation districts eye lobbyists for upcoming legislative session

ST. IGNATIUS – Attorney Bruce Fredrickson asked the Flathead Joint Board of Control on Nov. 12 to consider hiring a 2015 legislative lobbyist from the eastern part of the state who is currently unfamiliar with ongoing irrigation water disputes on the Flathead Reservation.  The lobbyist will foc...

Montana State Parks recruiting new AmeriCorps members

HELENA – Montana State Parks is now recruiting new AmeriCorps members for 2015. These service terms are full-time, 44 week, 1,700 hour positions serving at state parks and regional offices across Montana.  Montana State Park AmeriCorps members create educational programs, highlight park activit...


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