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Articles with the Tag: Helena

Briefs for May 24, 2017

Polson Flathead Historical Museum opens Memorial Day POLSON — The Polson Flathead Historical Museum, “The Pioneer Museum on Main Street” invites you to view amazing exhibits of daily life in the Mission Valley and Flathead Lake area in the late 1800s and early 1900s, such as the stagec...

Briefs for May 24, 2017

Montana Special Election, May 25   MONTANA – Montana’s special election to seat a U.S. Representative will be conducted on Thursday, May 25. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. All ballots need to be in by 8 p.m. on Thursday. Voters can choose between three candidates. Greg Gianfort...

Anti-AIS bill passes, waiting for governor’s signature

A Senate bill that would fund $13.9 million over two years to fight aquatic invasive species has been approved by the Legislature and waits for the governor’s signature. All indications are that Gov. Steve Bullock will sign the bill, which is an attempt to prevent mussels from expanding from eastern...

Livestock per capita fee payments due May 31

News from the Montana Department of Revenue HELENA – The Montana Department of Revenue mailed 2017 livestock per capita fee bills. Payment is due by May 31. Livestock owners can pay online at or by mail with a check. March 1 was the deadline for livestock owners to re...

Race to support school brings in the sharks Race to support school brings in the sharks

ARLEE – Teachers are able to buy much needed school supplies including a few sharks thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Friends of Arlee School. The group organized what might be the 16th consecutive Buttercup Run on Saturday, April 15. The race was established in 1992, but it took a hiatus for...

MDT proposes multi-use path in Pablo

News from the Montana Department of Transportation PABLO - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to construct a new multi-use path along the east side of U.S. Highway 93 and new sidewalk with Americans with Disabilities Act ...

Briefs for April 12, 2017

Clairmont takes first in FFA livestock judging News from Montana Future Farmers of America GREAT FALLS – Over 1,600 members and guests attended Montana FFA’s 87th Annual State Convention March 22–25. The Montana FFA State Convention hosted 12 career development events, general ses...

Healthy kids grant deadline is May 1

News from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana HELENA, MT — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana’s Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (HKHF) initiative is a centerpiece of its charitable giving, and the 2017 grant application process will be open from April 1 through May 1. BCBSMT will again aw...

Legislative update: some bills moving forward, others tabled Legislative update: some bills moving forward, others tabled

HELENA — With the 2017 legislative session halfway over, the Valley Journal looks at the progress of some notable pieces of legislation. SB 305 would allow counties across the state to conduct mail-in balloting for the May 25 special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, who resigned to b...

Anti-AIS bill passes Senate, heads to House Anti-AIS bill passes Senate, heads to House

State Sen. Chas Vincent, R-Libby, is doing his best to prevent mussels from infesting the Columbia River Basin. Vincent filed a bill, SB 363, at the “11th hour” in order to fund mussel prevention efforts in the state. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks earlier this year requested $10.2 millio...


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