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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Understanding crime statistics, comparisons Understanding crime statistics, comparisons

LAKE COUNTY — Two of the most dangerous places in Montana are reported to be right here in Lake County. On Nov. 22, RoadSnacks released their list of “The Ten Most Dangerous Cities in Montana.” Polson was number two on the list, and Ronan was number five.  RoadSnacks’ report i...

Deer, elk harvest up as season closes

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks WESTERN MONTANA — Whitetail deer harvest finished ahead of last year’s totals as the season wrapped up Sunday in northwest Montana. A total of 18,411 hunters — the highest number since 2011 — checked 1,294 white-tailed deer (1,067 were ...

NRCS Easement Program sets deadline

BOZEMAN — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Montana will accept applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program until Jan. 15, 2016. “Easements are sometimes a perfect fit for a landowner who is looking to protect his or her land from future development or to p...

Man can fly Man can fly

POLSON – Without wings, a man flew over the Flathead Lake on Saturday wearing a red suit. He leaned forward like Super Man, paused for a moment, and flipped around into a roll of floating somersaults. His body twisted around and around down towards the lake. He straightened out, pointed his arms down a...

Montana launches criminal justice system review

News from the office of Governor Steve Bullock HELENA — On Nov. 17 Governor Steve Bullock, Montana state senate member Cynthia Wolken and District Judge Ingrid Gustafson announced the start of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative in Montana, a comprehensive examination of the state’s crimi...

Livestock team earns national honors Livestock team earns national honors

News from Mission Valley FFA RONAN — The Mission Valley FFA livestock team represented Montana proudly as they joined more than 700 other Montana FFA members at the 2015 National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. More than 65,000 FFA members nationwide attended the event held Oct. 27-31, setti...

White-tailed deer, elk harvest numbers up

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks   WESTERN MONTANA — White-tailed deer harvest rebounded this weekend after a small slump and elk harvest in northwest Montana is up as compared to last year, according to check station results around Region One. At the six northwest Montana check...

Montanans warned of IRS Impersonation Scam

News from the Montana Department of Justice Attorney General Tim Fox warned Montanans about aggressive and sometimes threatening phone calls from scammers impersonating agents of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). “Our Office of Consumer Protection is receiving a deluge of calls from citizens re...

Whitetail deer harvest remains strong Whitetail deer harvest remains strong

NORTHWEST MONTANA — At the six northwest Montana check stations through Sunday, Nov. 1, a total of 5,599 hunters checked 328 white-tailed deer (243 of these were bucks), 38 mule deer, and 35 elk for a 7.2 percent rate of hunters with game. This compares to a 6.3 percent rate of hunters with game last y...

Ronan qualifies two NFL Punt, Pass, Kick athletes for Seattle contest Ronan qualifies two NFL Punt, Pass, Kick athletes for Seattle contest

News from NFL Punt, Pass & Kick RONAN —Ronan competitors Kadynce Couture, 9, and Elizabeth Bluemel, 13, will join six other youths from Western Montana who have qualified to advance in the NFL Team Championship of the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick program.  The competition will be held in Seat...

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