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Federal approval secured to increase substance use disorder treatment

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Together with Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) Director Adam Meier, Governor Greg Gianforte announced on July 6 the state is significantly increasing access to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment for Montana Medicaid memb...

2022 Summer Food Service Program offers free meals

News from the Office of Public Education HELENA — Communities across Montana plan to operate USDA’s Summer Food Service Program and serve free meals to kids. According to the USDA website, summer food programs will be available in Polson, Pablo, Ronan and Arlee. To find a location near you: ...

Elk management advisory group to meet July 7

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — The Elk Management Citizen Advisory Group will meet via Zoom on July 7 from noon to 5 p.m. The meeting will be streamed on the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks website. Anyone interested in offering comment during the public comment portion of ...

FWP seeks proposals for 2023 hunting license auctions

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Licensing Bureau is soliciting proposals from conservation organizations that are interested in conducting a competitive auction or lottery for some 2023 licenses. Licenses available for auction include b...

More than 2,000 AIS inspections conducted over Memorial Day weekend

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Although the weather wasn’t ideal for outdoor recreation, aquatic invasive species stations around the state conducted more than 2,000 inspections over the Memorial Day weekend. So far this year, FWP and its partners have inspected 14,000 wate...

Carroll College celebrates 112th Commencement

News from Carroll College HELENA — On Saturday, May 14, 2022, Carroll College in Helena conferred degrees on 228 graduates including both baccalaureate and masters degree recipients, as well as Carroll’s first cohort of Accelerated Nursing students, during its 112th commencement ceremony hel...

Montana’s strong jobs recovery breaking records

County Unemployment Rates: The unemployment rate and ranking for local Montana’s counties is provided below. County unemployment rates and employment levels are not seasonally adjusted and should be compared to the unadjusted statewide unemployment rate of 2.7%.        ...

Montana’s economy 7th strongest in nation

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte today announced Montana’s economy grew an inflation-adjusted 6.7% in 2021, the seventh largest rate of growth in the country. It also marks the sharpest rate growth in Montana in more than 40 years. Montanans’ ...

Landmark settlement in disability rights Montana case

News from ACLU Montana HELENA — Recently, the ACLU of Montana and Foley & Lardner LLP, on behalf of their client Disability Rights Montana (DRM), reached a settlement agreement with the Montana State Prison (MSP) and the Montana Department of Corrections (DOC), locking in significant reforms r...

Farmers, ranchers, property owners need to be bear aware

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — As grizzly bears emerge from their dens across the state the potential for conflicts with farmers, ranchers and other producers is increasing. In the past few years, bears have been spotted in areas where they haven’t been for more than a cent...

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