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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Resort tax proposal draws split reactions from business community Resort tax proposal draws split reactions from business community

POLSON — The City of Polson Economic Development Council, an advisory board to the City Commission, is “exploring funding options to help with needs expressed by the community.” One of their options is to propose a 3 percent resort tax for the community during the busiest tourist months of ...

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame seeks nominations for Class of 2016

BIG TIMBER — The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center is seeking nominations for the 2016 Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame induction round. Every year, the organization honors living and historical figures that have made notable contributions to Montana’s western heritage. &ldquo...

Local author brings faith, family, Japanese history to readers Local author brings faith, family, Japanese history to readers

MISSION VALLEY — Each life matters, and the repercussions of our actions resound in ways we may never know or imagine. “A Christian in the Land of the Gods: Journey of Faith in Japan” tells the story of one man, his family, and how his choices in the late 1800s resound today, both close to ...

Briefs for Feb. 24, 2016

Trustee position needs filling POLSON — The Polson Rural Fire District is seeking to fill a trustee position due to a recent vacancy. The position is an unexpired term to May 2017. Applicant must reside in the district. Those interested are encouraged to submit a letter of interest to Lake County ...

Tax credit available to seniors

News from Montana State University Extension BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension is offering information on Montana’s senior homeowner/renter tax credit for 2015. Montanans 62 or older as of Dec. 31, 2015, may qualify. Montana allows qualifying citizens a credit for a portion of th...

Nonresident visitor numbers up, total spending down

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – Preliminary estimates by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana show that approximately 11.7 million nonresidents visited Montana in 2015 and spent almost $3.6 billion in the Treasure State. While the number of tr...

2016 hunting licenses on sale, fees change

2016 hunting licenses on sale, fees change   News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks HELENA — Montana’s 2016 hunting and fishing licenses went on sale Monday, Feb. 1, under a new fee structure passed by the state legislature. Licenses will be available at all Montana Fish, Wildli...

Livestock deadlines approach

News from the Montana Department of Revenue HELENA — The Montana Department of Revenue has mailed about 21,000 livestock reporting forms to Montanans who own livestock and need to meet upcoming reporting and payment deadlines. To make reporting easier, the department prepopulated the forms with s...

Ronan conservationist to lead discussions at grazing seminar

 MISSOULA — Montana ranchers will find a variety of panel talks and case studies for improving animal performance, pasture health and much more at the 2016 Winter Grazing Seminar, to be held Feb. 2-3 at the Double Tree Hotel in Missoula. The two-day seminar will feature rangeland specialists, r...

Residents, politicians react to executive action taken on gun control Residents, politicians react to executive action taken on gun control

MISSION VALLEY — President Obama took executive action on Jan. 4 in an attempt to curb gun violence in America. A highly polarizing topic, the measures are seen by some as much needed albeit modest legislation that will make Americans safer, while others see it as an infringement on the Second Amendmen...

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