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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Fight weeds with Flathead Lake State Park

News from Montana State Parks BIGFORK – Montana State Parks invites the public to help Flathead Lake State Park staff combat invasive weeds this summer. Weed pulling events are scheduled for Saturday, June 25 at Yellow Bay and Saturday, July 9 at Finley Point. Both events are scheduled from 10 a.m...

Growing watermelon, cantaloupe Growing watermelon, cantaloupe

Many of us who garden in western Montana have discovered that we do not have the ideal climate for melons. These subtropical plants do well at lower elevations on the west side of Lake County, but for the rest of us ripening them can be quite a challenge. With a little care and preparation, melons can be ...

Montana author coming to Polson Montana author coming to Polson

POLSON — North Lake County Public Library in Polson will host highly-acclaimed Billings author Russell Rowland for a book reading and signing on Monday, May 23, at 4 p.m. He will present his new book Fifty-Six Counties: A Montana Journey. The event will be held in the library meeting room. It is free a...

Williams to speak at fundraiser

RONAN — Lake County Democrats will hold their annual Spaghetti Dinner/ Fundraiser on Thursday, June 2 at 6 p.m. at the North Crow Clubhouse, off Old Highway 93 at the corner of North Crow Road and North Foothills Road. The cost is $25 per person. The featured guest speaker will be Butte native Carol...

Shakespeare returns to Charlo

CHARLO — Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will perform William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” Sunday, August 14 at 6 p.m. The performance will take place at Palmer Park west of Charlo off Highway 212.  The performance is free and open to the public. Audiences are encoura...

Medical marijuana initiative proposes responsible regulations, accountibilty

MONTANA — Supporters of an initiative to allow access to medical marijuana for people with debilitating illnesses are diligently gathering more than 35,000 valid signatures needed by June 17 to put the proposed law on the Nov. 8 ballot. The goal of the new citizens’ initiative is to address co...

Experts teach people about birds Experts teach people about birds

Just about everything you can think of concerning birds was at the Fourth Annual International Migratory Bird Day in Pablo on Friday including live birds, bird education, stuffed birds, birdseed, bird habitat, toy birds, photos of birds, bird health and much more. “This is about getting the word out...

‘Harvest Of The Month’ program launches in Ronan, Pablo

News from the Montana Office of Public Instruction HELENA — After more than two years in development, Montana school and afterschool programs can now register for the Montana Harvest of the Month program which will encourage students to learn about where their food comes from, and how to choose nutr...

News Briefs for May 11, 2016

Students may now register for traffic education class POLSON — Applications for Polson High School’s Traffic Education Class, Summer Session 2016, can be picked up at the PHS office beginning Monday, May 16 during school hours. Please read, complete and return completed forms to the hig...

Irrigation election problems considered

Before the ballots were counted, several issues occurred in the Flathead Joint Board of Control election including rule changes, ballots being held, and a majority vote to cancel the election. The FJBC commissioner candidate election closed on Tuesday, May 3, at 8 p.m. before press time, so election resul...

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