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Articles with the Tag: Missoula

Seasonal employees needed for inspection stations

News from the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks MONTANA — Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks is looking for seasonal employees to run Aquatic Invasive Species Inspection and Decontamination Stations around the state. Interviews will be held in Kalispell March 17-18 and...

Matt gets three years for sexual assaults

POLSON — An 18-year-old male was given two 10-year sentences in the Department of Corrections with seven years suspended for two counts of sexual assault, both against minors. The sentences will run concurrently. Cavey Matt was 17 at the time of the incidents. His convictions were part of a plea agr...

College campuses offer tours

University of Montana MISSOULA — The University of Montana will hold a Spring UM Days from 7:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 6. The full-day event includes campus tours, student services presentations, a student panel, residence hall tours, lunch on campus and academic department meetings. UM Days...

Green Party 2017 State Convention to be in Missoula

MISSOULA — The Montana Green Party plans to provide Montanans a truly progressive alternative to the two mainstream parties. The statewide conference will take place at the Payne Family Native American Center, 32 Campus Dr., on Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The conference will begin with inf...

SKC art exhibit launches community outreach program SKC art exhibit launches community outreach program

PABLO – Artist Tim Nielson sees a lawn of uncut grass when he looks at a blank canvas because in his mind each section needs work until it’s finished, although his work isn’t anything like a square of lawn. Jon Athon, chair of the media design department at Salish Kootenai College, descr...


There was a whole lot of inclusion goin’ on at Polson High School last week. The first ever “Respect Rally” was held Feb. 7 as a Special Olympics whole school engagement event. Six special education high school students and their student peers participated in a series of fun activitie...

Group supports kids’ art Group supports kids’ art

A child’s life without art would be unimaginable to Ninepipe Arts Group board member Ben Ferencz, and the sentiment is true for many art enthusiasts with the group, which is why they developed a fundraiser. At the Leon Club House in Charlo on Saturday, group members held their annual fundraiser with...

District court judge dismisses Lake County’s lawsuit over property tax District court judge dismisses Lake County’s lawsuit over property tax

POLSON – A substitute district court judge recently dismissed a lawsuit filed by Lake County in an attempt to force the Montana Department of Revenue to send a property tax bill to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes for the former Kerr Dam. Blair Jones, 22nd District Court judge in Columbus...

Alberta organic farmer explores local food programs

News from Meadow Creek Farms, Alberta, Canada WESTERN MONTANA — Mandy Melnyk, an organic farmer from Alberta, toured Ronan and other regional areas the first few days of the new Trump administration, tasked with researching how funding structures help build food systems in Montana. “Throu...

Local pens book about railroad history Local pens book about railroad history

POLSON – A man who worked as a numbers cruncher throughout his career never thought he’d write a book about history. But such is life. Evan McKinney’s historical novel, “High Iron to Fairbanks: Building the Historic Alaska Railroad,” was published late last year. Culbertso...

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