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Articles with the Tag: Helena

Conservation Commission established, members appointed

News from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation HELENA – In response to the invasive mussel detections in two Montana waterways last year, the 2017 Legislature established the Upper Columbia Conservation Commission (UC3) to enhance early detection and rapid response efforts ...

Briefs for Sept 13, 2017

Ronan seeks adult education teachers RONAN —Ronan School District No. 30’s Adult Education Program is seeking instructors for the Fall 2017 session. This is a perfect opportunity to share your hobbies or skills with the community. The session will run Monday-Thursday for nine weeks from Oct....

Fierce competitors, families flock to Flathead River Rodeo Fierce competitors, families flock to Flathead River Rodeo

POLSON – One thing was obvious to those who attended last weekend’s Flathead River Rodeo at the Polson Fairgrounds: it was a family event.  From babies to grandparents in the stands to children as young as 2 participating in events, the family focus was evident.  Polson residents ...

Briefs for Aug. 30, 2017

Join MVAS Puppy Party fundraiser POLSON —  On Sept. 16, at the Red Lion Inn from 6-9 p.m., the Mission Valley Animal Shelter will hold a Puppy Party fundraiser to benefit the shelter and a much needed puppy room addition as well as upgrades and repairs. A prime rib and salmon dinner will be p...

Owners who rent have state tax responsibility

HELENA – The Montana Department of Revenue reminds people who rent a room, apartment, or home on a short-term basis to follow state taxation and permitting laws for lodging and accommodations. Renting vacation or tourist homes on a short-term basis has increased with the popularity of websites that ...

Grants available for social justice projects

HELENA — The Montana Community Foundation announces the opening of a grant cycle to benefit projects promoting social justice in Montana. Grants will be made from the Social Justice Montana Fund. Applicants must be either a 501(c)(3) nonprofit or an exempt governmental unit. Grants will range in size f...

Montana meth cleanup laws lag behind Montana meth cleanup laws lag behind

It was a perfect home for their growing family. James and Josephine Slack had purchased a small house in a rural neighborhood on Mill Road just north of Helena, Mont. The home had a big yard surrounded by mountains in the distance, ideal for the Slacks’ two young daughters and soon-to-be born son. ...

Owners of wildfire damaged property may qualify for tax relief

News from the Montana Department of Revenue  HELENA – The Montana Department of Revenue reminds Montana property owners whose homes or other property are damaged or destroyed during wildfire or other natural disaster that they can apply for property tax assistance.  “Wildfires c...

Meth addict finds new hope in drug court Meth addict finds new hope in drug court

The courtroom exudes formality. An ornate chandelier looms in the space over Bella Dally. Above it is the intricately detailed ceiling of Judge John Larson’s court.  For Dally, this intimidating room with its gold columns and rich wood is a place where she feels welcomed and respected.  ...

MTPR website, program receive statewide recognition

News from University of Montana Broadcast Media Center MISSOULA – Montana Public Radio’s website and breakthrough podcast “Threshold” recently received E.B. Craney Awards from the Montana Broadcasters Association and the Greater Montana Foundation. The E.B. Craney Awards recog...


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