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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Pheasant hunters should be prepared to encounter bears

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks  In Montana, bear country can be anywhere in the western half of the state and sometimes beyond. In recent years, grizzly bears have shown up in prairie habitats east of the Rocky Mountain Front. For years, elk and deer hunters in western Montana have t...

Veteran Spotlight Veteran Spotlight

There are a lot of different reasons for joining the military. When in high school, Jim Pettit took the opportunity through the 1973 CETA program (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) to work with the Ronan, Montana Police Department. Things weren’t good at home, and deciding he liked law enforce...

Judicial Nomination Commission solicits applications

News from Judicial Nomination Commission  MONTANA – Chief Justice Mike McGrath has notified the Judicial Nomination Commission that the Hon. Douglas Ritter will retire from his position of associate water judge for the Montana Water Court effective Dec. 31, 2018.   The Commission is n...

Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees hail from Lake County Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees hail from Lake County

LAKE COUNTY – Two notable men from Lake County have been chosen to join the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center based on their contributions to the culture and history of the region. Asa Clayton “A.C.” Brooks, who lived in St. Ignatius, and Carl V. Moss of Polson are the...

Letters About Literature: Read. Be inspired. Write back.

News from Montana Center for the Book MONTANA – Montana Center for the Book sponsors Letters About Literature, a statewide and national competition for young readers to submit letters for cash prizes. Letters About Literature is a reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Students s...

Folsom returns for second Mission Valley Live performance Folsom returns for second Mission Valley Live performance

Colorado singer- songwriter Rebecca Folsom found her voice in an unusual place – the Egyptian pyramids. Folsom said she tried to quiet the voice inside with studies in art, but on a trip to Egypt with her mother, when Folsom was in her late 20s, the voice came out.  “I ended up doing s...

New program launches to promote and source local food and drink New program launches to promote and source  local food and drink

HELENA — The Departments of Commerce and Agriculture have launched a new category of the popular Made in Montana program designed to support small businesses and ag producers. “Taste our Place” aims to promote and increase the use of locally sourced ingredients at Montana restaurants, ba...

New program launches to promote and source local food and drink

HELENA — The Departments of Commerce and Agriculture have launched a new category of the popular Made in Montana program designed to support small businesses and ag producers. “Taste our Place” aims to promote and increase the use of locally sourced ingredients at Montana restaurants, ba...

MSU research could help mental health clinicians save lives MSU research could help mental health clinicians save lives

BOZEMAN — Scientists who study the brain are advancing the field so rapidly that they are creating what many would perceive as a good problem: Those who apply the research findings — such as mental health clinicians — are having difficulty keeping up. “There’s no way a human ...

YAM teaches basic mental-health hygiene to 9th graders YAM teaches basic mental-health hygiene to 9th graders

Retired Browning educator Larry Woolf spent 11 years as a teacher and 15 as a guidance counselor in public schools on the Blackfeet Reservation. He has seen, again and again, the devastating pain of teenage suicide. “Working in the schools, I’d gone to enough funerals for kids,” he said ...


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