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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

‘Voice of the Griz’ storyteller writing new chapter ‘Voice of the Griz’ storyteller writing new chapter

Besides the nickname “Voice of the Griz,” Mick Holien of Polson could very well take the tag “A Man Made for Journalism.”  Holien was exposed to the world of deadlines, working late hours, and asking questions at a young age. His father worked for the Spokane Spokesman, his ne...

Resort tax proposal draws split reactions from business community Resort tax proposal draws split reactions from business community

POLSON — The City of Polson Economic Development Council, an advisory board to the City Commission, is “exploring funding options to help with needs expressed by the community.” One of their options is to propose a 3 percent resort tax for the community during the busiest tourist months of ...

Human trafficking, sexual assault to be discussed

News from Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition POST CREEK — The public is invited to a presentation titled “Sex Trafficking and Sexual Assault in Montana” on Wednesday, March 9, at Mission Valley United Methodist Church, 70715 Hwy 93 at the top of Post Creek Hill, just south of Ni...

Nonresident visitor numbers up, total spending down

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – Preliminary estimates by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana show that approximately 11.7 million nonresidents visited Montana in 2015 and spent almost $3.6 billion in the Treasure State. While the number of tr...

Dean’s List students named

U OF M Missoula Students from Lake County: (students with an asterisk earned a 4.0 GPA) Arlee: Amanda Andres, Angela Austin, Karleigh Bolin, Alyssa Chervenka,* Cortney Dix,* Anthony Ewell, Luke Larson, Logan Lefler, Gabriel Nelson, Shanelle Parker, Dawnelda Parker, Melinda Smith Charlo: Tonya Hert...

Journalism school ranked eighth

News from  the University of Montana   MISSOULA – The University of Montana School of Journalism was recently ranked the eighth best college journalism program in the nation in a survey by the Radio Television Digital News Association. The No. 1 theme cited by voters in the survey wa...

Blood quantum: Who says who you are? Blood quantum: Who says who you are?

PABLO — It’s not everyday that you hear about someone turning down an invitation to the White House in order to fulfill a more local obligation but that’s exactly what a Salish Kootenai College student recently did. Invited to be a youth delegate at the annual Tribal Nations Conference at t...

Biostation data valuable to managing future of Flathead Lake

YELLOW BAY – A sophisticated modeling system used by University of Montana researchers at the Flathead Lake biological station could play a key role in the lake’s future.  In a talk June 29 Researcher Shawn Devlin told the audience that he has been working with the model, which is seeing ...

Local students make Dean’s List

DILLON — The University of Montana Western in Dillon named eight local students to the 2015 spring semester Dean’s List: Kaileb Gillingham, Kelsie Blevins, Amanda Stobie, Breanne Kelley, Shaelyn Simshaw, Brittney Mock, Jamie Lake and Sydney Delaurenti received Dean’s List honors. To achi...

Pharmacy options increase in Polson

POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center will open another retail pharmacy in Super 1 Foods this August, filling the location vacated by Health Care Plus when that pharmacy moved from the Polson grocery store to the newly-opened Walgreens on Highway 35. Providence Lakeshore Pharmacy can fill pr...


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