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Articles with the Tag: Montana

Applicants sought for ‘Get Outdoors Council’

News from the Governor's Office MONTANA — Governor Steve Bullock recently announced that he is seeking applicants for the newly-created Get Outdoors Montana Advisory Council that will guide efforts of the Governor’s Office of Outdoor Recreation as it enhances Montana’s outdoor recreati...

MSU Extension offers aid to memory loss caregivers

News from Montana State University News Service BOZEMAN – Montana State University Extension has teamed up with the Montana Alzheimer’s Workgroup and the Department of Public Health and Human Services to offer a free packet of information with Montana-specific information for caregivers and ...

Peer support, increasingly professionalized, helps struggling Montanans reclaim their lives Peer support, increasingly professionalized, helps struggling Montanans reclaim their lives

(This story is part of The Montana Gap project, produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network.) There’s some hope around a folding table here, inside this smallish Main Street storefront in Ronan, Montana, at the Never Alone Recovery Center. Outside, it’s a sunny Tuesday eve...

Understanding ACEs promotes healing Understanding ACEs promotes healing

There’s a problem and we all have the solution. According to The Center for the Developing Child at Harvard University, “When adults have opportunities to build the core skills that are needed to be productive participants in the workforce and to provide stable, responsive environments for the...

Commissioners plan to approve growth policy, taking comments

Lake County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a resolution of intent to adopt the 2018 Lake County Growth Policy on Monday, July 9. The vote was not the final action on the matter and members of the public still have time to make comments and recommendations for changes within the policy. The pol...

Dart throwers compete in local event Dart throwers compete in local event

RONAN – Dart throwers from all over Western Montana and the Mission Valley converged on the 3.2.5 Bar in Ronan last weekend to compete in the Darts on the REZ Tournament. Upon experiencing the excitement of a large tournament last fall in Kalispell, 3.2.5 Bar owner Mike Bartel was inspired to host h...

Briefs for July 18, 2018

Locals graduate from MSU News from Montana State University BOZEMAN – Students from the following local hometowns were among the 1,561 Montana State University undergraduates who received diplomas during MSU’s 2018 spring commencement ceremony held May 5 in Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. ...

Montana newspapers report on mental health Montana newspapers report on mental health

In late 2017, Montana legislators voted to substantially cut funding for mental health care, in response to a budget shortfall. Some of the effects on the state’s mental health system were immediate: Mental health centers in Livingston, Libby and elsewhere closed or contracted, leaving many, especially...

Teenagers get involved in suicide prevention Teenagers get involved in suicide prevention

ARLEE – Lane Johnson, 17, dribbled a basketball down a concrete court in his hometown with the skill of a state champion and easily dropped the ball through the hoop.  His skill developed after hours of practice and years of playing the game, and in that time, he never thought he would become a...

Council recommends eDNA testing, policies  

News from the Montana Invasive Species Council                                                    HELENA – The Montana Invasive Species Council (MISC) issued recommenda...


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