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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Students host friendly political forum Students host friendly political forum

RONAN — In an effort to show students that it’s okay to disagree about politics, four Montana legislators, three Republicans and one Democrat answered questions about current issues including invasive species, Public Law 280, and election ballots. “It’s great that the kids get invo...

Briefs for March 8, 2017

Preston to serve on state committee HELENA — Jay Wilson Preston of Ronan was appointed to the Committee on Telecommunications Access Services for Persons with Disabilities by Gov. Steve Bullock. Preston is qualified for the position because he is a member from an Inter-LATA Interexchange Carrier, ...

Seasonal employees needed for inspection stations

News from the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks MONTANA — Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks is looking for seasonal employees to run Aquatic Invasive Species Inspection and Decontamination Stations around the state. Interviews will be held in Kalispell March 17-18 and...

Library hosts humanities program

News from North Lake County Public Library POLSON — North Lake County Public Library will host the Montana Conversations program, “American Art and American Democracy: It All Comes Together in Jazz,” with musician Wilbur Rehmann on Wednesday, March 8. The program will be held in the li...

Briefs for March 1, 2017

Open burning starts soon News from Confederate Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire The Division of Fire would like to let the public know that open burning starts on the Flathead Reservation March 1, 2017. You do not need a burn permit from March 1-April 30. The current fire danger on th...

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame seeks nominations

News from The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF&WHC) is seeking nominations for the 2017 Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame induction round. Every year, the MCHF&WHC honors living and historical figures that hav...

Briefs for Feb. 22, 2017

Bansak to address Polson Chamber POLSON — For more than 100 years, researchers at the Flathead Lake Biological Station have studied and taught classes concerning the biological, chemical and physical features of Flathead Lake. Today, their studies include the threat to our lake from aquatic invasi...

Dutch couple awarded after motorcycle collides with Arlee ambulance

POLSON — Two Dutch retirees who were riding a motorcycle in the Mission Valley in the summer of 2015 got some relief recently when District Court Judge James A. Manley awarded them partial summary judgment for $43,820 in medical bills. The couple, Jan and Henderika Haddenringh, were riding a motorcy...

District court judge dismisses Lake County’s lawsuit over property tax District court judge dismisses Lake County’s lawsuit over property tax

POLSON – A substitute district court judge recently dismissed a lawsuit filed by Lake County in an attempt to force the Montana Department of Revenue to send a property tax bill to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes for the former Kerr Dam. Blair Jones, 22nd District Court judge in Columbus...

CSKT Chairman addresses Montana lawmakers CSKT Chairman addresses Montana lawmakers

HELENA – Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Chairman Vernon Finley addressed the Montana legislature and officials to say this is the state where people can disagree on opinions and shake hands afterwards. The Montana House of Representatives and other officials welcomed Chairman Finley with a lon...


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