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Montana to participate in ‘Girls Go CyberStart Initiative’ Montana to participate in ‘Girls Go CyberStart Initiative’

News from the office of Governor Steve Bullock MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana will again partner with the SANS Institute to provide high school girls the opportunity to learn cybersecurity skills and compete for college scholarships through the 2020 Girls Go CyberSta...

Attorney general launches national strategy to address MMIP

News from the United States Department of Justice  Attorney General William P. Barr launched a national strategy to address missing and murdered Native Americans. The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Initiative places MMIP coordinators in 11 U.S. Attorney’s offices who will develop pro...

Resolution supports water compact

Editor, A resolution in support of the CSKT-Montana Water Compact originated in July at the Lake County Conservation District with full support of the members. It then advanced to the Area 5 October meeting. After receiving approval at the area meeting, it advanced to the state-wide meeting in Kalispell. ...

Vote no on tax increases

Editor,  School District 23 voters are being asked to approve over $61 million in school improvements to be repaid over 25 years. This ballot has been delivered to you in the last week or so.  Additionally, Lake County voters will be asked in January 2020 to approve $50 million for county law...

FWP looking to the future of state parks

News from FWP MONTANA – Even though the summer season at Montana State Parks is over, plans for the management of those parks is really hitting its stride. It’s been a busy 18 months for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and state parks. Gov. Bullock’s Parks In Focus commission issue...

Trump administration signals support for CSKT water compact Trump administration signals support for CSKT water compact

MONTANA — Through two top cabinet officials, the Trump administration has signaled its support for a proposed settlement of the reserved water right claims of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.  First in a Nov. 18 letter from U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt to Montana S...

US Attorney General Barr arrives in Pablo, visits Bison Range US Attorney General Barr arrives in Pablo, visits Bison Range

PABLO  – United States Attorney General William Barr began his day with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes by stopping at a scenic overlook outside the National Bison Range Friday morning.  While visiting with tribal staff and viewing a small herd through a field scope, Barr discu...

Invasive feral swine pose potential disaster in Montana Invasive feral swine pose potential disaster in Montana

MONTANA – Farming and hunting are two of the defining qualities of Montana. For decades, hunters and landowners have worked together to maintain our public wildlife, our working agricultural lands, and our outdoor heritage. Landowners know hunters are the best management tool for wildlife; hunters appr...

Governor Bullock troubled by Keystone XL Pipeline

News from Office of the Governor  MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock submitted comments this month on behalf of the State of Montana on the draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, expressing concerns over the failure to adequately analyze potenti...

Montana unemployment rate increases

News from Office of the Governor   MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock announced that Montana’s unemployment rate increased 0.1 percentage points to 3.4 percent in October, driven by more than 850 new workers entering the labor market. The U.S. unemployment rate also moved up 0.1 percent...


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