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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Woman to serve 20 years for assault Woman to serve 20 years for assault

A woman who admitted to assaulting people in both Lake and Sanders counties was sentenced to Montana State Prison for 20 years on five separate felony charges that include theft and criminal possession of drugs. All sentences run concurrently. Court documents note that on July 5, 2015, Tammie Lee Fisher (...

Students can earn scholarship money by volunteering

HELENA — The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Montana Campus Compact, and Reach Higher Montana welcome applicants for the 2017 Youth Serve Montana Scholarships. The deadline to apply is Jan. 31, 2017. Youth Serve Montana Scholarships reward students who have volunteered at least 100 hou...

Crews work to clear roads Crews work to clear roads

LAKE COUNTY – Snowplows across the county are rolling over the roads with their blades down to clear billions of fallen flakes. Three separate departments work different locations to cover the county. The Montana Department of Transportation works to keep the highways clear, the county takes care of wh...

Briefs for Jan. 4, 2017

Wireless broadband to expand in rural Montana   News from the office of Senator Steve Daines BOZEMAN — U.S. Senator Steve Daines secured the expansion of wireless broadband access in rural Montana on Dec. 21, 2016 when the Federal Communications Commission provided final regulatory approv...

Briefs for Jan. 4, 2017

Leaders won’t tolerate threat to religious liberty MONTANA — In response to threats of anti-Semitic violence in Whitefish, some of Montana’s elected officials issued a press release Thursday stating they won’t tolerate any demonstration or threat of intimidation against any Monta...

Tribes declare invasive species emergency

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes PABLO — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes declared a formal emergency Dec. 20 to counter the potential spread of invasive mussel larvae into the Flathead Indian Reservation. The invasive zebra and quagga mussels have spread to 29 stat...

Sign up for conservation program

News from the Center for Rural Affairs MONTANA — The signup process for the updated Conservation Stewardship Program is now open and applications are being accepted. This is a major farmer and rancher funding opportunity that rewards farmers for protecting and enhancing natural resources on their ...

Polson schools make Advanced Placement honor roll

 HELENA – Polson School District is one of five Montana districts, among 433 districts nationwide, being honored by the College Board on the seventh annual Advanced Placement District Honor Roll, according to Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau. In order to make the cut, district...

Efforts underway to contain invasive mussel spread Efforts underway to contain invasive mussel spread

News from Flathead Lake Biological Station, DNRC and FWP MONTANA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks have now detected mussels at four locations in Montana. Fortunately, these mussels have not been detected in Flathead Lake, the Flathead watershed nor anywhere in Northwest Montana. Invasive zebra...

Many benefits to growing heirloom Native American vegetables Many benefits to growing heirloom Native American vegetables

It is an interesting fact that some of our most popular vegetables are from the North and South American continents. These include beans, corn (maize), squash, sunflowers, amaranth, chili peppers, tomatoes, tomatillos and quinoa. All are plants originally found in the wild, brought into cultivation by Native...

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