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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Montana State Parks expand reservation options

News from Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks  MONTANA – Montana State Parks has expanded campsite reservation availability at a seven parks across the state, including Big Arm and West Shore State Parks in Lake County.  For the 2015 season, all electrified campsites at West Shore State par...

Valley View sale sends bulls all over west Valley View sale sends bulls all over west

Tulips, mud and bull sales all mean spring in Montana, and all were present for the Valley View Charolais Ranch 47th annual bull sale on Saturday. Pickups and cars with license plates from Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming as well as Montana were parked near the sale barn as bull buyers came to purchase ...

Medicaid expensive, least effective, but better than socialized systems

This week HB 2, the budget bill, comes over from the House to the Senate Finance and Claims Committee. We get Friday through Monday off for an Easter break, then starting on Tuesday, April 7, HB 2 is on the Senate floor. Back door deals have been made and it will be interesting to see what happens. T...

‘Dark money bill’ crafted to benefit Bullock

On the House of Representatives Floor this past Thursday we debated SB289, otherwise known as the “Dark Money Bill.” A group of legislators used parliamentary maneuvers to get this bill passed and the end result will face court challenges, limit free speech and violate privacy rights. In ...

Incashola to share stories of Salish

Humanities Montana awarded a $600 grant to the Sleeping Child Hot Springs for All in support of Salish Winter Stories. Sleeping Child Hot Springs for All welcomes Tony Incashola, director of the Salish-Pend d’Oreille Culture Committee, who will tell Salish winter stories in the traditional home of the ...

Film contest features Montana

HELENA – The Real Montana Short Film Competition is accepting submissions of one-minute videos featuring Montana. Five categories are available: Food and Beverage; Artists, Culture and Events; Places; Outdoor Adventure; and Wildlife and Scenery. The public will vote to pick winners from each category. ...

Summer internships available

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Steve Daines is encouraging Montana students to apply for summer internships with his Washington, D.C. office and state offices in Great Falls, Missoula, Helena, Bozeman and Billings. “Internships offer Montana students a unique opportunity to gain valuable work experi...

legislative briefs

Yoga pants comment raises a stir   In an interview after a hearing on his bill to revise indecency laws, Rep. David “Doc” Moore, R-Missoula, told the Associated Press that he thinks yoga pants should be illegal in public. Moore maintains that he was joking, but the Associated Press ...

Enter drawing in junior duck stamp contest

News from the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge “As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature” (John James Audubon - Ornithological Biography, 1831). Montanans, help your sons, daughters, nieces, nephews, students learn about the fantastic nature of big sky count...

St. Ignatius ice cream store to open

ST. IGNATIUS – A pair of young St. Ignatius dairy farmers intend open a locally-sourced, Montana-made ice cream store by summer.  “Hopefully by Memorial Day there will be freshly churned, small-batch, locally-flavored ice creams in St. Ignatius,” owner Laura Ginsberg said. “Ou...

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