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Articles with the Tag: Montana

CASA Advocates recognized CASA Advocates recognized

POLSON — On June 7, Dick and Carol Banghart, residents of Polson, were recognized as Montana’s 2018 CASA Advocates of the Year at the recent 2018 Montana Child Abuse and Neglect Conference. They have served the CASA program in Lake County for more than 14 years. In the past year alone, they logg...

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center welcomes TRUST scholar Providence  St. Joseph  Medical Center  welcomes TRUST scholar

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON – Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is proud to welcome John Michael Meuli as the hospital’s 2018 TRUST scholar. Meuli is a Dayton Montana native. He obtained his bachelor of science in Health and Human Performance at Montana State Uni...

Meafua sentenced for embezzling

A former employee of Ace Hardware in Ronan will have six years to pay back his former employer after he admitted to embezzling more than $5,000.  Benjamin M. Meafua, 23, admitted during an April 26 court appearance to using a manager’s pass code on a computer to return sold merchandise onto his...

Board hears about successful wildlife management programs Board hears about successful wildlife management programs

POLSON – The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board met to talk about the many projects that happened last year and what will come in the future during a meeting on Wednesday, May 23, at the Polson library. The State of Montana and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes started the board ...

Montana Public Radio selected for national podcast training

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – National Public Radio has selected Montana Public Radio to be a part of its prestigious Story Lab incubator project for new programming this year. MTPR submitted plans for its latest podcast, “Richest Hill: The Future History of America&rsquo...

World’s best juice, honey pair up under the Big Sky World’s best juice, honey pair up under the Big Sky

News from Tabletree Montana LLC Tabletree won World’s Best Juice award with their cherry juice at the World Juice Conference in Barcelona, Spain. When Bigfork cherry growers Gary and Susan Snow formed Tabletree Montana LLC, they searched for superior Montana products to use in their juice. Through...

Montana Public Radio reporter, podcast receive another honor

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – Montana Public Radio reporter Nicky Ouellet and the podcast “SubSurface: Resisting Montana’s Underwater Invaders” continues to receive national awards. The podcast earned the Storytelling Award for small newsrooms from the Associated...

Lake County Drug Court honors first graduate Lake County Drug Court honors first graduate

POLSON – Karen Tromp figured life as she knew it was over a year ago. She was in her 60s and set to go to prison after being charged with a felony for possession of dangerous drugs. A 45-year-old addiction brought her to this point.  She said she was a functioning addict for many years. She had...

Recreational Trails Grant Awards open for public comment

News from Montana State Parks HELENA – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on proposed Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant awards for the current grant cycle which closed on Feb. 1. Montana’s Recreational Trails Program has awarded approximately $1.57 millio...

Lake County faring OK so far following statewide flooding emergency Lake County faring OK so far following statewide flooding emergency

Lake County isn’t doing too badly considering our neighbors to the south are experiencing devastating flooding from the Clark Fork River, but conditions could change for the county.  Steve Stanley, Office of Emergency Management director, said a couple of low lying houses in Arlee were sandbagg...


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