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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Ronan veteran honored with congressional award Ronan veteran honored with congressional award

Recognizing veterans is a way to remind people that the United States wouldn’t be the same without them. “It’s such a great day to have so many folks turn out to honor Ron for his service to both country and community,” Montana U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte told an almost standing-room-...

New law changes regulations on ballot delivery

LAKE COUNTY – There are new restrictions on Montana residents who convey other people’s absentee ballots to the election office this year. The change comes as a result of the Ballot Interference Prevention Act, which was approved by 63 percent of Montana voters in the November 2018 election. ...

Hunting permit drawing results available

News from Montana FWP The wait is over. Hunters can now check the results of the 2019 combination elk and deer permit drawing to see if they were successful. To view drawing results go to and click on "look up draw results."  Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' deadlines to ap...

Archery competition opens April 27 Archery competition opens April 27

News from Larry Rattray Mission Valley Archers’ Club  Each spring, here in Montana, archers shift from inside shooting lanes, school archery programs and our statewide 4-H Shooting Sports to the outdoors. From first-time shooters to the most advanced competitors, archers look forward to 3D ar...

Biologists plan collaboration to conserve westslope cutthroat

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks  MONTANA - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks region one fisheries staff plan further collaboration with Glacier National Park to conserve native westslope cutthroat trout in the Flathead subbasin.   In late March, the National Park Service relea...

MT Legislature passes key student safety bills

News from Montana Office of Public Instruction  MONTANA — The Montana Senate concurred with House amendments to Senate Bill 132 today, sending the bill to the Governor. SB 132, the Student Safety Accountability Act, is sponsored by Senator Keith Regier of Kalispell. It recognizes that educato...

Governor Bullock announces new Earth Day award

News from the Office of Governor Steve Bullock MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana is seeking nominations for the Montana Leopold Conservation Award, a new award that recognizes the voluntary conservation work by farmers, ranchers and other landowners. “Too oft...

Montana Public Radio, PBS Programs named finalists for statewide awards

From UM News Service MONTANA – A number of MontanaPBS and Montana Public Radio programs are finalists for this year’s E.B. Craney Awards from the Montana Broadcasters Association and the Greater Montana Foundation. “Backroads of Montana: Speed of Sound” and “Safe Enough?...

Wildlife association seeks scholarship applicants

NORTHWEST MONTANA — The Flathead - Kootenai Chapter of Montana Wilderness Association invites high school seniors who are planning to attend college in the fall to apply for a generous scholarship award by expressing in written form their passion for the outdoors and wild places. Eligible applicants fr...

Lieutenant General Frank Libutti pins the Navy Cross on Lance Cpl. James Stogner. Lieutenant General Frank Libutti pins the Navy Cross on Lance Cpl. James Stogner.

POLSON – More than a half-century after his battlefield heroics during the Vietnam War, former Polson resident Lance Cpl. James Stogner was awarded the Navy Cross – the nation’s second-highest decoration awarded for valor in combat. The Polson Veterans of Foreign Wars hosted the ceremony on...


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