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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Providence St. Joe's receives improvement award

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Providence St. Joseph Medical Center was recently awarded the Montana Rural Healthcare Performance Improvement Network’s Quality Improvement Award for its work on improving influenza immunization assessments and rates, increasing influenza immunizatio...

Rocky Mountain goat hunting on the Flathead Reservation closed due to low populations Rocky Mountain goat hunting on the Flathead  Reservation closed due to low populations

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Natural Resource Department  FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – The CSKT Tribal Council closed hunting of Rocky Mountain goats on the Flathead Indian Reservation due to low population levels, both in the Mission Mountain Tribal Wildernes...

Public, tribal lands provide hunting and fishing opportunities Public, tribal lands provide hunting and fishing opportunities

According to Dave Bunnell, president of the Mission Valley chapter of Pheasants Forever, public lands are the stage for most hunting and fishing in the Mission Valley. “Ninety percent of hunters in the area spend 100 percent of their time hunting on public lands,” he said.  Hunting an...

Caregivers unite after mental health center closes in Lincoln County Caregivers unite after mental health center closes in Lincoln County

When someone suffering a mental health crisis arrived in the emergency room at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in Libby, staff there often called Western Montana Mental Health Center, which would send a mental health professional to evaluate the case and determine a course of action. But that practice ended ...

State assessment results announced

News from Dylan Klapmeier, director of communications and federal relations for the Montana Office of Public Instruction HELENA— The Office of Public Instruction has released Montana’s 2017-2018 statewide assessment results, which show little variation over last year. Montana’s statewi...

Festival celebrates diverse messages of peace Festival celebrates diverse messages of peace

ARLEE — Families wandered quietly under a blue sky between 1,000 white Buddha statues on their way into the 14th Annual Festival of Peace on Sunday.  The event, held at the Ewam Garden of 1,000 Buddhas, drew visitors, vendors, and presenters from across the region.  Claudette Carlson, a...

Reaching people in nowhere land Reaching people in nowhere land

When Mary Hutton first moved from Kansas to Eastern Montana over 10 years ago, she was at a loss. Living in Baker, a town of 2,000 about 12 miles from the North Dakota border, she had almost no access to mental health resources, not for her own post-traumatic stress disorder and not for her son’s autis...

New Medicare cards will be mailing soon

MONTANTA – Starting in September 2018, Medicare will mail new Medicare cards to people with Medicare in Colorado, Montana, Utah and Wyoming, to help protect you from identity fraud. The new Medicare cards no longer contain your Social Security number, but rather a unique, randomly-assigned Medicare ...

Bullock reports on Montana labor

HELENA — The 2018 Montana Labor Day Report to Montanans:  Unemployment remains low, wages are growing, Montana entrepreneurs are more likely to be successful than businesses nationally, our workforce development initiatives are providing a pipeline of talented workers to Montana businesses, and...

HOT ISSUE HOT ISSUE

MONTANA – With fire season comes conjecture about the causes of the fires and patterns in fire activity. Is fire season getting more intense and longer? Why is fire season so different from year to year? Local experts, politicians, and scientists share their understandings of wildfire and the ways that...


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