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UM researchers urge governments to address Transboundary Mining Pollution UM researchers urge governments to address Transboundary Mining Pollution

UM News Service FLATHEAD LAKE – An international group of science and policy experts have published a joint commentary in the journal Science, urging U.S. and Canadian leadership to immediately address damages and risks caused by Canadian mine pollution flowing downstream into U.S. states. Led ...

Who’s positioned to gain from adult-use marijuana legalization Who’s positioned to gain from adult-use marijuana legalization

MONTANA — For the past year, concertgoers headed to downtown Missoula’s Wilma Theatre have passed Rocky Mountain Relief, a medical marijuana dispensary next door to the venue and across the street from a new hotel. If Montanans pass one of several ballot initiatives this November to legalize a...

Show support for Griz

POLSON — Hey Griz Nation, come help us welcome the University of Montana Griz football coaches and athletic department personnel on Feb. 5, at MacKenzie River Pizza in Polson. This year’s event is again sponsored by the Mission Mountain Chapter Grizzly Scholarship Association and will be held at ...

Western in Dillon, Montana State in Bozeman announce fall 2019 honor roll students

Local students enrolled at the University of Montana Western in Dillon make the dean’s list:     Arlee : Megan Dunlop, Tara Messner Bigfork: Courtney George, Melody McHaley Charlo: Ashley Mock Lakeside: Jonas Nyman Plains: Brady Ovitt, Polson: Shilah Doble, B...

Fyant elected chair to Tribal Council

News from CSKT PABLO – Shelly Fyant, of the Arlee District, was elected the new Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council Chair on Friday. The previous chairman was Ronald Trahan, who did not seek re-election for council. On Friday, five members of the council were sworn in, including ...

Thanksgiving race winners get turkey Thanksgiving race winners get turkey

POLSON — Crisp temperatures greeted more than 145 runners, joggers and walkers who got up early Thursday to pre-burn a few of those Thanksgiving calories during the annual Turkey Trot 5K. Over the past 12 years, the annual Thanksgiving Day tradition hosted by Polson Running has raised and donated ne...

Tribal Health Pharmacy welcomes Jessi Cahoon Tribal Health Pharmacy welcomes Jessi Cahoon

News from Tribal Health  ST. IGNATIUS — Tribal Health announces Jessi Cahoon is the new pharmacy division director.   Cahoon is a board-certified pharmacist and an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the Univer...

Briefs for Nov. 20, 2019

USDA issues second tranche of Market Facilitation Program  WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by for...

Resources developed to grow accessibility to HiSet

From the office of the Governor of Montana MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock and Montana Commissioner of Higher Education Clayton Christian announced $350,000 to assist Montana Tribal Colleges in growing accessibility to the HiSet. “Students on tribal reservations deserve to have every opp...

Search for the next ‘Great Montana Read’ announced

News from the University of Montana news service MISSOULA – The search is beginning for the next Great Montana Read. This year, MontanaPBS and Montana Public Radio are asking readers to vote for their favorite book of nonfiction prose. Sarah Aronson, host of Montana Public Radio’s “...


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