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Articles with the Tag: Montana


Ever since she was a child, Josey Motichka wanted to grow up and work in a medical career. But, she said, people warned her she would get into it and change her mind. Her decision was cemented after participating last year as a high school junior in an innovative internship collaboration between Providenc...

Les Baldwin’s memory honored Les Baldwin’s memory honored

News from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center POLSON — Lester Powell (Les) Baldwin has been chosen as the 2016 District 10 posthumous inductee into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center. Baldwin, a man who shook hands to seal an agreement, always n...

Luncheon to feature state chamber leader

POLSON — Webb Brown, president/CEO of the Montana Chamber of Commerce, will be the featured speaker at the September luncheon meeting of the Polson Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the Red Lion Ridgewater Inn. The Montana Chamber is made up of more than 1,200 bus...

Drive sober or get pulled over

News from Ronan Police Department RONAN — As part of the national Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown, law enforcement agencies across Montana will deploy extra patrols to prevent impaired driving during the final weeks of the summer season. Saturation patrols for DUI ...

Medical marijuana initiative one of four to make Nov. 8 ballot

MONTANA — At least 24 initiatives were filed this spring, hoping to be placed on Montana’s Nov. 8 ballot. Only four passed. One of those was the Montana Medical Marijuana Initiative, I-182, which supporters call a responsible and accountable law regarding medical marijuana. The goal of the ...

Do your part to help Montana firefighters

News from Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation MONTANA — With increasingly dry conditions in many areas of Montana, the potential for accidentally starting a wildfire is also very high. Here are a few fire prevention tips to keep in mind as you set out to enjoy your weekend. ...

New Polson Schools superintendent enthusiastic New Polson Schools superintendent enthusiastic

Education is a critical part of a functioning society. Nelson Mandela once said that “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” The task of educating a young person involves many components; there is the teacher who imparts knowledge, the administration that ke...

Homes needed for cultural exchange program

Students from all over the world are hoping to get the chance to come to Montana and experience this country. “They have dreams about what this country is like and they want to come experience it,” said Hot Springs International Cultural Exchange Services local coordinator Nancy Winebrenner. ...

State parks set visitation record

News from Montana State Parks HELENA – According to the latest visitation estimates, Montana State Parks has set a record for visitation during June 2016. More than 422,000 people visited Montana’s state parks last month, which was 28,000 more than 2015 and the highest all-time for the month...

Tests soil pH for vegetables Tests soil pH for vegetables

Soil pH is a measure of acidity or alkalinity. This measurement can range from a very low pH of 1.0 to an extremely high pH of 14.0. 7.0 is considered neutral and several vegetables will thrive in soil with a neutral pH. Some vegetables do prefer a more acidic soil while others prefer a more alkaline soil. F...

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