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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Local Museum receives federal humanities grant

News from Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO  – The Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana was recently awarded a “Preservation Assistance for Small Institutions” grant in the amount of $5,775 from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This grant will span an 18-month period...

Ninepipes hosts Humanities Montana Artist

NINEPIPES — Mary Jan Bradbury will present a living history program on Nancy Cooper Russell at various schools in the valley during her stint as a Humanities Montana Artist in Residence for Ninepipes Museum from April 8-12.  This is a first-person storytelling event to share the story of Nancy ...

Briefs for April 10, 2019

Quintana to speak at Democrats’ meeting RONAN — Lake County Democrats will hold their April meeting on Wednesday, April 17, at the Ronan Senior Center on Main Street. A social gathering will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the program to follow at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Jorge ( Ge...

Pablo disc golf course soon a reality Pablo disc golf course soon a reality

By Rob Zolman                                  Valley Journal  PABLO – Friends of Regional Parks and Trails, a Mission Valley non-profit group working to promote local parks, playgrounds, green space and outdoo...

Ever-changing Colstrip bill receives Senate approval, but concerns linger

HELENA — A bill that would scale back the Montana Public Service Commission’s regulatory authority over the Colstrip generating plant is one significant step closer to becoming law. The Senate voted 32-18 to approve Senate Bill 331 on second reading Wednesday. The proposal has morphed numerous...

Briefs for April 3, 2018

Deadline for GPCF grant applications nears POLSON — The 2019 Greater Polson Community Foundation grant funding application deadline is Friday, April 26. Grant applications will be accepted from non-profit organizations with a 501c (3) status in the Greater Polson area. Grants from the Greater P...

Ronan man dies after incident on Timberlane Road

RONAN – Aaron Thiel, 35, of Ronan, was identified by Lake County Sheriff Don Bell as the man who died following an altercation with a vehicle while holding a fake gun. Bell said law enforcement responded to Timberlane Road, about 1.5 miles from U.S. Highway 93 in Ronan, to a shirtless man who was sa...

Don’t miss BIFF

News from the Bigfork Independent Film Festival BIGFORK — Hollywood has been making movies in Montana since at least 1930. With our quaint towns and breathtaking scenery, it’s no surprise that big Hollywood films continue to be made in Montana to this day. What you may not know is that many ...

Bison Range 'logical addition' to tribal conservation lands Bison Range 'logical addition' to tribal conservation lands

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes   PABLO – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have notified the Montana Congressional delegation and the U.S. Department of the Interior that we would like to revisit the proposal to restore the National Bison Range to federal trust...

Polson doctor receives honor for anti-smoking education Polson doctor receives honor for anti-smoking education

POLSON – The fifth-grade classes at the Polson Middle School gathered on Wednesday afternoon to celebrate and congratulate Dr. Cara Harrop for her 15 years of dedication to delivering an anti-smoking message to students in the Mission Valley.  “We are fortunate to have someone to come and...


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