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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

Parties divided on State of the State, infrastructure plans

By Michael Wright Community News Service UM School of Journalism HELENA — In the middle of the fourth week of the 64th Montana Legislature, Gov. Steve Bullock took the rostrum in the House of Representatives with a big smile. “The state of our state is strong,” Bullock said, beg...

Media arts grad uses video to inspire athletes Media arts grad uses video to inspire  athletes

ARLEE – Jordan Lefler, 24, stands on the sidelines with video camera in hand at just about every Arlee boys football and basketball game for the past few years, hoping to capture phenomenal moments — and avoid being hit by the ball. “I’m trying to get the emotion of the game,&rdquo...

Film fans flock to FLIC Film fans flock to FLIC

Although the mild weather beckoned people to enjoy the outdoors, movie fans headed for the Flathead Lake International Cinemafest held at Showboat Cinemas Friday through Sunday.  FLIC opened with “Where God Likes to Be,” filmed on the Blackfeet Reservation around Browning.  The do...

Montana colleges, universities waive, defer application fees Nov. 3-7

 News from the Montana Office of Public Instruction HELENA - The Office of Public Instruction (OPI) has partnered with the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education’s (OCHE) Montana GEAR UP program to encourage more Montana students to seek out post-secondary educational opportunities by p...

Polson students earn spot at all state music festival Polson students earn spot at all state music festival

POLSON — Polson High School music students Sierra Garcia, Olivia Hewston and Austin Martinez qualified for the Montana High School Association’s All State Band and Choir Festival. Nearly 1,000 students from around the state attended the event in Missoula at the University of Montana and Hellga...

LR-126 asks Montanans to end Election Day registration

By Erin Loranger and James A. Rolph Community News Service UM School of Journalism MONTANA — Voters face only two ballot issues this election, and the one getting the most attention is about voting itself. Since 2006, Montanans have been able to register to vote on the same day they cast th...

Battle for the Legislature Battle for the Legislature

From the seat of his combine in the Helena Valley, Republican Senate candidate Joe Dooling talked about why he decided to run for the Legislature. “I’m just wondering where all the grownups are,” he said. The 2013 legislative session was marked by a split between conservatives and mod...

CR-45: State takes another crack at changing auditor’s title

There may be no more solemn duty in electoral politics than considering a constitutional amendment, and this year Montanans face such a choice. Of course,it’s not every day you modify the constitution to change a name.  If voters approve C-45 on this November’s ballot, the title of Montan...

Flathead Lake Biological Station Open House to feature raptors, Monte, tours, presentations

    News from The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station POLSON – The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station invites the public to a free open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5. The station is located 17.5 miles north of ...

Small school pushed, supported graduate Small school pushed, supported graduate

ARLEE – Samantha Morigeau-Donaldson didn’t set out to become a doctor at such a young age, but after 21 years in school, she graduated with a doctorate in physical therapy at her last graduation ceremony in May from the University of Montana, four days after her 25th birthday. “I just ke...


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