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MT Food Bank Network, Albertsons/Safeway team up to end hunger in Montana

News from the Montana Food Bank Network MISSOULA —Across the state, 1 in 9 Montanans don’t have enough food, including 1 in 6 children, and the need is only getting greater. As Montana’s only statewide food bank, Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) has a network of 360 partners statewide, including community food banks, pantries, schools, senior centers, shelters, and tribal centers. This summer, MFBN is partnering with Albertsons Companies, which has 40 Albertsons/Safeway grocery stores statewide—a fitting and timely partnership, as MFBN officially announced its Campaign for Bigger Impact just a little over one month ago. Through the campaign, MFBN will build a ne...

St. Patrick Hospital participates in research, trial of replacement heart valve

News from Providence St. Patrick Hospital MISSOULA — Providence St. Patrick Hospital announces its participation as one of only five global sites in the groundbreaking APOLLO research trial, studying the safety and efficacy of an investigative device called the 29 French IntrepidTM transcatheter m...

Home Ranch Bottoms announces summer music events

News from Home Ranch Bottoms POLEBRIDGE — The Home Ranch Bottoms in Polebridge, announced summer season music events at their beer garden stage. They will be serving breakfast and have expanded camping options for 2024. Memorial Day weekend, Paul Lee Kupfer will take the beer garden stage for a fe...

Calling all artists: help ‘Small Art for Big Art’

News from Sandpiper Art Gallery MISSION VALLEY — “Small Art for Big Art” is our innovative fundraising initiative supporting the development of our new Polson community public art outreach. Here’s how it works: visit the Gallery to pick up a special brown bag containing a 5x5 bla...

Montana PBS receives 14 regional Emmy Award nominations

News from MSU News Service BOZEMAN — A Montana PBS documentary recounting the harrowing experiences of smokejumpers who survived a 1961 wildfire and another documentary by Montana PBS and 4:08 Productions that looks at the life and work of famed Montana author Ivan Doig are among the nominees for ...

St. Luke Community Healthcare recognized as 2024 Top Hospital for Fair Share Spending

News from St. Luke Community Healthcare RONAN — St. Luke Community Healthcare is thrilled to share its recent recognition as a 2024 Top Hospital for Fair Share Spending, an honor shared with only the top 20% of hospitals nationwide who meet or exceed their obligations for community investment. Thi...

Glacier Bank, Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines give $190,000 in grants

News from Glacier Bank KALISPELL – Glacier Bank and partner, Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) have awarded $190,000 to 17 nonprofit organizations in western Montana through the FHLB Des Moines Member Impact Fund grant program. In addition to Glacier Bank’s participation...

Governor cuts ribbon on first Amazon facility in Montana Governor cuts ribbon on first Amazon facility in Montana

News from the office of Governor Gianforte MISSOULA — On March 27 in Missoula, Governor Greg Gianforte cut the ribbon on the first Amazon facility in Montana. Representing Amazon’s first major investment in the state, the new delivery station created more than 100 jobs. “Montana is ...

EKI hires communications director

News from Energy Keepers Inc. POLSON — Energy Keepers Inc has hired a communications director to focus on media relations, public relations, and wider communication efforts. Robert McDonald had worked as the Communications Director for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes for 15 years be...

Montana’s largest workers’ comp insurer announces 10% rate reduction

News from Montana State Fund HELENA — In a move that spells savings for businesses across the state, Montana’s largest workers’ comp insurer has announced a significant 10% reduction in rates, following a successful 5% reduction in 2023. This marks a remarkable milestone, with rates ha...


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