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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

Community collaboration brings mosaics to park Community collaboration brings mosaics to park

A tile mosaic project that involved more than 100 students was presented to the public on Sunday. The mural was a graduate-level University of Montana project for Cameron Decker, chair of the fine arts department at Salish Kootenai College.  Polson High School art teacher Matt Holmes, a licensed t...

UM grant to boost Native American STEM education

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – The University of Montana has been awarded a two-year $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to launch a pilot project to enhance American Indian participation in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Aaron Thomas is...

Summerfest 2017 Weekend schedule of events Summerfest 2017 Weekend schedule of events

Friday, Aug. 11  - Poker run around downtown streets  - 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Free concert with Highway 93 and some of Sam’s band following poker run at The Red Lion    Saturday, Aug. 12  - 9 am. – 2 p.m. Car show on downtown streets with poker walk for high ...

Aber Day concerts recall fond memories of youth  Aber Day concerts recall fond memories of youth 

The stories, like the fables the Aber Day concerts produced, have traveled through the decades.  Though some of the luster has faded, memories of the crazy days of our youth endure.  It’s been 38 years since the last beer was consumed as part of Aber Day up Miller Creek west of Missoula...

Briefs for Aug. 23, 2017

Foundation luau supports music scholarships BIGFORK — Crown Guitar and Flathead Lake Brewing Company will present ‘LIVE at Flathead Lake! The Crown Summer Celebration Finale’ on Saturday, Aug. 26, in the back parking lot of the Flathead Lake Brewing Pub House. Come to our Montana-style...

Charlo moms don tutus for annual Guts and Glitter Football Clinic Charlo moms don tutus for annual Guts and Glitter Football Clinic

Ponytails, glitter and tutus graced Charlo’s football field on Saturday, Aug. 19, for the third annual Guts and Glitter Women’s Football Clinic. The event is coordinated by Christy Bockman-Fryberger, a football mom herself, but a previous injury keeps her off the field so, she said, she prefer...

Father, son share stage at Aber Day Reunion Father, son share stage at Aber Day Reunion

POLSON – Sam Riddle grew up in New York City, but Montana is in his blood.  Riddle, who performed with his father Steve at last Saturday’s Aber Day Reunion concert at the Regatta Shoreline Amphitheater, was born in Missoula but spent the first 13 years of his life in New York.  Th...

UM researchers to study history of large wildfires

MISSOULA – Researchers at the University of Montana will reconstruct the causes and ecosystem impacts of large wildfires in the Rocky Mountains over the past 2,500 years, thanks to a new grant from the National Science Foundation. The lead on the study is Phil Higuera, associate professor of fire ec...

The Meth Effect The Meth Effect

The myth of meth is that following the crackdown on over-the-counter ingredients in 2005, things got better in Montana. But on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, people will tell you different. Here it never really went away.  “Getting high in your car in front of the store - that ain&rsqu...

Skate Ignatius turns 10 Skate Ignatius turns 10

ST. IGNATIUS – Roughly 100 skateboarders with varying ages and skills from around Montana came to show off their best tricks and celebrate Skate Ignatius skate park’s 10-year anniversary.  Saturday’s skate jam was “fantastic” according to skate park coordinator Kristie N...

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