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Montana Indian Child Welfare Act gets a Senate hearing Montana Indian Child Welfare Act gets a Senate hearing

MONTANA — Roberta Duckhead Kittson Nyomo said she and her brother were among the last Native American children adopted out of Thompson Falls before the federal Indian Child Welfare Act was passed in 1978. The siblings were sent to live with a non-Native family. Nyomo remembers them lacking empathy.&nbs...

Tester addresses law enforcement, mental health

MONTANA — In a recent press call, Senator Jon Tester addressed bipartisan bills in the works to support Montana’s law enforcement and measures to be taken to support the mental wellbeing of Montanans.  During the week of March 22, Tester backed the “Recruit and Retain Act,&rdqu...

Perkins sentenced for assault Perkins sentenced for assault

POLSON — A Kalispell man was committed in Polson District Court on March 22 to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of 10 years with five years suspended. Douglas James Perkins, 34, pleaded guilty to two felony counts of partner or family member assault during a change of plea hearing held...

Valley Views

Montana’s state Legislature is proposing a host of extreme anti-wildlife bills despite widespread, diverse, strong, and credible opposition to these unnecessary measures. The onslaught on wildlife by locally elected officials began in 2021 and continues in this legislative session with the introduct...

New record low: MT’s unemployment rate falls to 2.4%

News from the MT Dept. of Labor and Industry HELENA — Montana’s unemployment rate set a new all-time low in February, declining 0.1% to 2.4% according to data compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Montana Department of Labor & Industry. The February rate of 2.4% is t...

Superintendent Arntzen opens stronger connections grant for healthy students

News from OPI HELENA — Superintendent Elsie Arntzen is opening the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA) Stronger Connections Grant Program on March 27 through Montana’s digital Egrants system. In June 2022 the federal congressional BSCA awarded the Office of Public Instruction (OPI) $4.8 ...

FWP accepting applications from landowners for Block Management

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is accepting applications from landowners who are interested in participating in the 2023 Block Management Program. Block Management is a cooperative effort between landowners and FWP to help manage wildlife and pu...

WIC Farm Direct Program encourages farmers to sign up

News from DPHHS MONTANA — “This is an excellent opportunity for farmers to get additional sales on their locally grown fruits and vegetables,” said Lacy Little, director of the Montana Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program that oversees Farm Direct. “It also helps WIC partic...

DPHHS requests nominations for EMS Awards

News from DPHHS MONTANA — The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) is asking Montanans to submit nominations for the annual Emergency Medical Services (EMS) awards ceremony to be held Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at the Capitol Rotunda in Helena.  The event, held during Emerg...

Reminders from Fish, Wildlife & Parks

MONTANA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks recently put together some important springtime reminders for hunters and outdoor recreationists:  —  The deadline for deer and elk permit applications is April 1. Hunters have until April 1 to apply for deer and elk licenses, but they sho...

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