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Mobile Veterans Center coming to Ronan

RONAN — The Missoula Mobile Veterans Center will be at the VFW Post in Ronan from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. The outreach visit will provide any veteran, service member, service provider or veteran family member with information on Vet Center and other VA programs and benefits. Staff...

Local farmers to vye for loans at Pitchfest Local farmers to vye for loans at Pitchfest

News from Community Food & Agriculture Coalition MISSOULA — On Jan. 26, Missoula will host the nation’s first ever Kiva Pitchfest, an event to launch three crowdfunded loans to Western Montana farmers. Each farmer will make a short pitch of their business and their loan, and comm...

Briefs for Jan. 18, 2017

Salish history to be shared through grant MISSOULA — Humanities Montana awarded a $750 grant to Sleeping Child Hot Springs for All to carry out the Bitterroot Salish History and Winter Storytelling 2017 event. Tony Incashola, Director of the Salish-Kootenai Culture Committee, will talk ab...

Public Law 280, aquatic invasive species among the topics at legislative session Public Law 280, aquatic invasive species among the topics at legislative session

  Local legislators convened in Helena on Monday, Jan. 2, for the biennial session, with proposed bills dealing with Public Law 280, aquatic invasive species and permanently moored vessels. State Rep. Greg Hertz, R–Polson, plans to submit a bill requesting the state reimburse counties impacted...

Civil case brought against county

 POLSON — A civil trial in the case of woman who was rear-ended by Lake County Sheriff ’s deputy Joel E. Diaz in 2013 and claims that the accident required her to have a second reconstructive breast surgery has been set for Aug. 24, 2017. According to court documents, Anne Smith was drivi...

Winter weather predictions considered Winter weather predictions considered

Anyone looking at the occasional snow flurry this time of year might wonder what kind of weather is being predicted this winter, and predictions can be found from the expert to the regular observer. Weather prediction can seem a bit like fortune telling to those that put their heads out the door and find ...

Lester Merle Paro Jr. Lester Merle Paro Jr.

RONAN — Lester Merle Paro Jr. was born in Missoula on Aug. 3, 1931, and passed away peacefully Nov. 19, 2016, in Ronan. He had a large family of four sisters, Glenna, Karen, Toni and Penny; and two brothers, Jim and Tom. Lester grew up in Hot Springs. He was active in academics and was Valedictor...

Briefs for Nov. 23, 2016

Public comment sought on drought plan News from Montana Department of Natural Resources HELENA — The draft outline of a new drought management plan for Montana is now available for public comment. Ada Montague, a Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) water planner who sta...

Local artist receives international recognition Local artist receives international recognition

Local artist Joanne Simpson, honored and appreciated in Montana and Michigan for more than 30 years, has received her first international recognition by being accepted to exhibit in the 96th annual National Watercolor Society International Exhibition in San Pedro, California, Oct. 22-Dec. 18. After having on...

Historian chronicles Montana Renaissance man Morton Elrod

MISSOULA – Morton J. Elrod became the University of Montana’s first professor of biology in 1897 and founded the Flathead Lake Biological Station a few years later. Now his decades-long career as one of the state’s foremost scientific minds is the subject of a new biography titled “Mo...

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