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New program launches to promote and source local food and drink New program launches to promote and source  local food and drink

HELENA — The Departments of Commerce and Agriculture have launched a new category of the popular Made in Montana program designed to support small businesses and ag producers. “Taste our Place” aims to promote and increase the use of locally sourced ingredients at Montana restaurants, ba...

New program launches to promote and source local food and drink

HELENA — The Departments of Commerce and Agriculture have launched a new category of the popular Made in Montana program designed to support small businesses and ag producers. “Taste our Place” aims to promote and increase the use of locally sourced ingredients at Montana restaurants, ba...

MSU research could help mental health clinicians save lives MSU research could help mental health clinicians save lives

BOZEMAN — Scientists who study the brain are advancing the field so rapidly that they are creating what many would perceive as a good problem: Those who apply the research findings — such as mental health clinicians — are having difficulty keeping up. “There’s no way a human ...

YAM teaches basic mental-health hygiene to 9th graders YAM teaches basic mental-health hygiene to 9th graders

Retired Browning educator Larry Woolf spent 11 years as a teacher and 15 as a guidance counselor in public schools on the Blackfeet Reservation. He has seen, again and again, the devastating pain of teenage suicide. “Working in the schools, I’d gone to enough funerals for kids,” he said ...

Providence St. Joe's receives improvement award

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Providence St. Joseph Medical Center was recently awarded the Montana Rural Healthcare Performance Improvement Network’s Quality Improvement Award for its work on improving influenza immunization assessments and rates, increasing influenza immunizatio...

Rocky Mountain goat hunting on the Flathead Reservation closed due to low populations Rocky Mountain goat hunting on the Flathead  Reservation closed due to low populations

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Natural Resource Department  FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – The CSKT Tribal Council closed hunting of Rocky Mountain goats on the Flathead Indian Reservation due to low population levels, both in the Mission Mountain Tribal Wildernes...

Public, tribal lands provide hunting and fishing opportunities Public, tribal lands provide hunting and fishing opportunities

According to Dave Bunnell, president of the Mission Valley chapter of Pheasants Forever, public lands are the stage for most hunting and fishing in the Mission Valley. “Ninety percent of hunters in the area spend 100 percent of their time hunting on public lands,” he said.  Hunting an...

Caregivers unite after mental health center closes in Lincoln County Caregivers unite after mental health center closes in Lincoln County

When someone suffering a mental health crisis arrived in the emergency room at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in Libby, staff there often called Western Montana Mental Health Center, which would send a mental health professional to evaluate the case and determine a course of action. But that practice ended ...

State assessment results announced

News from Dylan Klapmeier, director of communications and federal relations for the Montana Office of Public Instruction HELENA— The Office of Public Instruction has released Montana’s 2017-2018 statewide assessment results, which show little variation over last year. Montana’s statewi...

Festival celebrates diverse messages of peace Festival celebrates diverse messages of peace

ARLEE — Families wandered quietly under a blue sky between 1,000 white Buddha statues on their way into the 14th Annual Festival of Peace on Sunday.  The event, held at the Ewam Garden of 1,000 Buddhas, drew visitors, vendors, and presenters from across the region.  Claudette Carlson, a...


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