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Resolution supports water compact

Editor, A resolution in support of the CSKT-Montana Water Compact originated in July at the Lake County Conservation District with full support of the members. It then advanced to the Area 5 October meeting. After receiving approval at the area meeting, it advanced to the state-wide meeting in Kalispell. ...

Tester Secures $200,000 for Lake County businesses

News from the Office of Senator Jon Tester  MONTANA – Lake County Community Development Corporation will use a grant to provide technical assistance for rural cooperative development U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced last week that the USDA awarded a $200,000 grant to LCCDC, which will use...

FWP looking to the future of state parks

News from FWP MONTANA – Even though the summer season at Montana State Parks is over, plans for the management of those parks is really hitting its stride. It’s been a busy 18 months for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and state parks. Gov. Bullock’s Parks In Focus commission issue...

Montana records first suspected case of CWD in wild elk Montana records first suspected case of CWD in wild elk

News from FWP  Montana recorded its first suspected case of chronic wasting disease in wild elk.  The cow elk was harvested by a landowner on private land northeast of Red Lodge in November and samples were extracted from the carcass in Billings on Nov. 6. Tests results confirming the suspe...

Trump administration signals support for CSKT water compact Trump administration signals support for CSKT water compact

MONTANA — Through two top cabinet officials, the Trump administration has signaled its support for a proposed settlement of the reserved water right claims of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.  First in a Nov. 18 letter from U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt to Montana S...

Invasive feral swine pose potential disaster in Montana Invasive feral swine pose potential disaster in Montana

MONTANA – Farming and hunting are two of the defining qualities of Montana. For decades, hunters and landowners have worked together to maintain our public wildlife, our working agricultural lands, and our outdoor heritage. Landowners know hunters are the best management tool for wildlife; hunters appr...

Newsrooms statewide join forces to explore aging in Montana

MONTANA — Growing old may not be for the faint of heart but, as anyone over 40 will tell you, it sure beats the alternative.  Montana is in the process of putting that truism to the test. The state’s median age, according to U.S. Census data, is 39.8 years, making Montana the 10th oldest ...

Governor Bullock troubled by Keystone XL Pipeline

News from Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock submitted comments this month on behalf of the State of Montana on the draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, expressing concerns over the failure to adequately analyze potenti...

General big game hunting season concludes Dec. 1

News from FWP  MONTANA – With one week left in Montana’s general hunting season, the percentage of hunters with harvested game is slightly ahead of last year in northwest Montana. Through four weekends of the season, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has tallied nearly 9,200 hunters...

Montana unemployment rate increases

News from Office of the Governor   MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock announced that Montana’s unemployment rate increased 0.1 percentage points to 3.4 percent in October, driven by more than 850 new workers entering the labor market. The U.S. unemployment rate also moved up 0.1 percent...


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