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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Voters to decide if ballot collection should remain legal Voters to decide if ballot collection should remain legal

MONTANA – Supporters of LR-129 claim their proposal will ensure that mail-in ballots are secure and that the state’s elections are free of potential fraud, but opponents argue the entire effort may cause unnecessary gridlock at the polls and distract from any actual security issue. The initiat...

Neighbors on call: Haiti may offer window to Montana’s healthcare future Neighbors on call: Haiti may offer window to Montana’s healthcare future

This is the first part of a three-part story on the role of community health workers in rural health care from the Montana Gap project. Part one: What’s working abroad? In rural Haiti, locals trained as community health workers help mentally ill neighbors where full-fledged physicians are few and far ...

Drift racing squeals into Mission Valley Drift racing squeals into Mission Valley

PABLO – Revving engines, screeching tires and the smell of burning rubber brought the old Pablo Plum Creek log yard to life during the second edition of the annual Montana Drift Bash. A total of 30 vehicles and their drivers from around Montana, Idaho and Washington took part in the two-day event, w...

Tim Ryan presents Traditional Cultural Landscapes of the Flathead Valley

News from Montana State Parks KALISPELL – Lone Pine State Park will host a presentation on Traditional Cultural Landscapes of the Flathead Valley with Tim Ryan on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join us as we learn about the ancestral tribes of the Flathead Valley and their knowledge an...

Pheasant hunters should be prepared to encounter bears

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks  In Montana, bear country can be anywhere in the western half of the state and sometimes beyond. In recent years, grizzly bears have shown up in prairie habitats east of the Rocky Mountain Front. For years, elk and deer hunters in western Montana have t...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran Spotlight

There are a lot of different reasons for joining the military. When in high school, Jim Pettit took the opportunity through the 1973 CETA program (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) to work with the Ronan, Montana Police Department. Things weren’t good at home, and deciding he liked law enforce...

Judicial Nomination Commission solicits applications

News from Judicial Nomination Commission  MONTANA – Chief Justice Mike McGrath has notified the Judicial Nomination Commission that the Hon. Douglas Ritter will retire from his position of associate water judge for the Montana Water Court effective Dec. 31, 2018.   The Commission is n...

Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees hail from Lake County Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees hail from Lake County

LAKE COUNTY – Two notable men from Lake County have been chosen to join the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center based on their contributions to the culture and history of the region. Asa Clayton “A.C.” Brooks, who lived in St. Ignatius, and Carl V. Moss of Polson are the...

Letters About Literature: Read. Be inspired. Write back.

News from Montana Center for the Book MONTANA – Montana Center for the Book sponsors Letters About Literature, a statewide and national competition for young readers to submit letters for cash prizes. Letters About Literature is a reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Students s...

Folsom returns for second Mission Valley Live performance Folsom returns for second Mission Valley Live performance

Colorado singer- songwriter Rebecca Folsom found her voice in an unusual place – the Egyptian pyramids. Folsom said she tried to quiet the voice inside with studies in art, but on a trip to Egypt with her mother, when Folsom was in her late 20s, the voice came out.  “I ended up doing s...


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