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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Secretary of State appeals rulings that struck down new election laws

News from Alex Sakariassen, Montana Free Press MONTANA — Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen filed an appeal with the state Supreme Court Tuesday challenging the rulings of a district court judge who overturned four election administration laws passed by the 2021 Legislature. The notice...

Governor Gianforte selects Capitol Christmas Tree Governor Gianforte selects Capitol Christmas Tree

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — In a Good Neighbor Authority timber sale area in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Governor Greg Gianforte yesterday selected the 2022 State Capitol Christmas tree. “Harvested on our public lands, this Montana tree will be proudl...

Commerce awards grants to communities

News from the Montana Department of Commerce HELENA — The Montana Department of Commerce announced on Nov. 22 that more than $433,000 of grant funding has been awarded to grow and assist businesses in seven Montana communities, including two in the Flathead Valley. The job creation, planning, and ...

Legislative Notes  Legislative Notes

Republican and Democrat caucuses met last week to pick leadership teams for the upcoming legislative session. With the House and Senate being held by Republican super majorities republicans met on the House and Senate floors. Democrats convened in committee rooms.  After weeks of unsuccessfully tryin...

Ronan principal recognized Ronan principal recognized

News and Photo from the Montana ACTE RONAN — The Montana Association for Career and Technical Education would like to announce that Mr. Kevin Kenelty, Principal at Ronan High Schools has been selected as the 2022 Montana Career and Technical Education Administrator of the Year. Under Kenelty&rs...

Ronan principal recognized Ronan principal recognized

News and Photo from the Montana ACTE RONAN — The Montana Association for Career and Technical Education would like to announce that Mr. Kevin Kenelty, Principal at Ronan High Schools has been selected as the 2022 Montana Career and Technical Education Administrator of the Year. Under Kenelty&rs...

VA establishes Vet Center Scholarship Program

News from the office of Senator Tester  U.S. Senate —  The Department of Veterans Affairs announced in mid-November that it will establish a Vet Center Scholarship Program to assist individuals pursuing graduate degrees in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or mental h...

‘Losing Sight’: New Talking Health subject in the 406 Podcast released

News from Montana DPHHS MONTANA — In Montana, 5% of adults are blind or have low vision. The obstacles of living in a world without vision can feel insurmountable, from trying to navigate one’s outdoor surroundings to purchasing a bag of chips at a grocery store.  Yet, many thrive an...

Climatologists, CSKT address local climate realities Climatologists, CSKT address local climate realities

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Climate extremes in Montana and possible solutions were the topics of a statewide webinar hosted by the League of Women Voters on Nov. 16.  Speakers included State Climatologist, Kelsey Jensco, Department Head for Historic Preservation for the CSKT, Mike Durglo Jr., and G...

Montana VA reports shooting incident at Fort Harrison campus

News from the Montana VA Health Care System HELENA — A shooting incident occurred at the Fort Harrison VA Medical Center campus at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 17. The situation has been cleared and the incident is currently under joint investigation by the VA Police and the Lewis & Clar...


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