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Articles with the Tag: Montana

As Montanans call for more solar power, special interest attacks continue

MISSOULA —  While nearly nine in 10 Montanans support the development of more renewable energy sources like solar energy, electric utilities and fossil fuel-backed special interests are trying to hold off the inevitable renewable-energy future by promoting policies that would make rooftop solar ha...

Montanans agree: Legislature must work with Governor to balance budget

News from the Governor’s Office MONTANA – For the last two months, Montana local officials, community leaders, business owners, organizations and ordinary citizens from across the state have publicly stated support for the Governor’s plan to balance the budget in a way that minimizes t...

Envision Polson provides committee updates

News from Envision Polson The following committee news is shared by the Envision Polson community group. Beautification Committee: Because there have been few nominations of outstanding Christmas yard decorations in recent years, the Beautification Committee has decided not to sponsor the “Cele...

Briefs for Nov. 8, 2017

SKC celebrates 40 years of education during Founder’s Week News from SKC PABLO – The public is invited to attend Salish Kootenai College Founder’s Week Celebration Nov. 13-18. During this year’s event, Corwin “Corky” Clairmont, Pat Hurley, Moselle DePriest, Dave ...

November gardening tips

Cold winter weather does limit what we can do in the garden in November in our northern Rocky Mountain climate (USDA zones 3, 4 and 5). If ground is still unfrozen, prepare beds for next spring’s early crops. If you still have unfrozen manure or compost it can be spread over vegetable and flower beds a...

New group leaves divisiveness out of political discussion New group leaves divisiveness out of political discussion

POLSON – Mission Valley Rises: Democracy Engaged! is a new non-partisan community-led group bringing people together to talk about local and national issues, and Montana’s budget was the focus of their discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The group developed after the 2016 presidential election lef...

Organizations offer to work on budget shortfall

News from MLCT, MACo The Montana League of Cities and Towns (MLCT) and the Montana Association of Counties (MACo) weighed in on the state’s budget crisis last week.  Both nonpartisan, nonprofit associations delivered letters to Gov. Bullock and legislative leadership this morning offering ...

Original works, variety of artistic mediums featured at Takes Horse Gallery Original works, variety of artistic mediums featured at Takes Horse Gallery

Speaking with people from other countries, cultures and learning how art touches them has been a rewarding aspect of gallery ownership for Karee Takes Horse.  “It’s a way we can find common ground, and I think that’s really important right now,” she said. A member of the Li...

Briefs for Oct. 25, 2017

LCCDC annual board meeting is Oct. 25 RONAN  – Lake County Community Development Corporation will hold its annual board meeting from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 407 Main St. SW in Ronan MT.   ‘Monster Mash’ fun run proceeds to benefit district family News fr...

Ridgewater development gets 1-year extension

POLSON — The Polson City Commission approved another extension for the mixed-use Ridgewater development’s master plan/preliminary plat last week, this time for one year.  That came on the heels of two extensions approved earlier this year, the first for six months and the second for two m...


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