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‘Caring for Our Own’ program at MSU supports local nurse ‘Caring for Our Own’ program at MSU supports local nurse

BOZEMAN — As a nurse, Adessa Durglo’s goal is to treat her patients the way she would want her own family members to be treated. It’s a simple concept, and — as she watched her grandparents near the end of their lives and wanted something more for their care &mdas...

Business equipment reporting requirement undergoes changes

News from the Montana Department of Revenue HELENA — The 2021 Legislature passed House Bill 303, changing how Montana taxes business equipment. The new law increases the business equipment tax exemption from $100,000 to $300,000 for Tax Year 2022. Businesses whose statewide market value of equi...

Eystad convicted of eighth DUI

POLSON — A Flathead Valley man was committed at District Court in Polson Jan. 6 to the Montana Department of Corrections for five years after being convicted of what records show is his eighth DUI conviction. Earl Dean Eystad, 55, was fined $5,000 and given credit for having already served 223 days ...

Campaign to educate parents launches

News from MT Medical Assoc. Communications HELENA — The Montana Medical Association has partnered with nine other trusted Montana health care and public health associations to launch the “Your Best Shot MT” campaign to help answer parents’ vaccine questions and increase COVID-19 ...

Montanans financially impacted by COVID-19 receive emergency funds

News from the MDC HELENA — Montana Housing announced on Jan. 5 that more than $30 million in rent and utility assistance has been paid to support Montanans who have experienced financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic and were at risk of housing instability. The federally funded assistance...

Montana AmeriCorps honor MLK on National Day of Service

MONTANA – This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, AmeriCorps members across Montana will put the core American principles of citizenship and service into action on the National Day of Service in honor of Rev. Dr. King’s legacy. The Governor’s Office of Community Service invites all Montanans to jo...

Gianforte, Knudsen lead roundtable on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day Gianforte, Knudsen lead roundtable on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

News from the Office of the Governor MISSOULA — To mark Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Governor Greg Gianforte and Attorney General Austin Knudsen teamed up to lead a roundtable on the state’s efforts to end human trafficking. “This Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, ...

Political platforms

Editor, Looking back over the past year, I see the work that Senator Jon Tester has done.  I thank him.   He’s helped to secure disaster relief to farmers and ranchers who face drought, get federal money for MT and local school districts to procure domestically produced food during supp...

Vaping education lowers teen usage Vaping education lowers teen usage

As e-cigarette use, or vaping, has grown in popularity among Montana’s young, a stream of misinformation has caused some to deviate more than they might have realized.  According to Lake County Public Health, an increase in public awareness, especially in schools, is what’s needed to comb...

Resiliency key to improved mental health Resiliency key to improved mental health

For Sam Ore, a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), mental health and physical health “are part of the same continuum. When our mental health goes, a lot of the time it’s a sign that something’s up physically, that we’re not tending to our whole system.”  Ore, a fifth...

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