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Mission Valley Power Consumer Council seeks input

News from Mission Valley Power PABLO — The Mission Valley Power Consumer Council is an advisory board to the Mission Valley Power utility on issues of rates, service fees, and general utility policy. On July 18, the Mission Valley Power Utility Board made several recommendations to the Consumer Council for policy and practice changes and service fee increases.  The majority of the recommendations by the Utility are based on recovering the actual cost of doing business to ensure the reliable operation of utility services.  The recommended changes also include the elimination of the customer line extension credit of $500. This is commonly called aid to construction....

A lot happening at Ninepipes Museum

News from Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana CHARLO — Ninepipes Museum is the grateful recipient of a grant from the Greater Polson Community Foundation for a much-needed new audio guide system for museum tours. The new touch screen units include a speaker option for visitors who wish to listen as ...

Explore AI business applications

ZOOM — Join us for an exciting 3-hour course on AI and its business applications, hosted by Mission West Community Development Partners and taught by Roxane Rinard from Developing Wings. During the class, we’ll explore the incredible world of artificial intelligence and show you how it can transf...

Les Schwab Tire Centers match donations

News from Les Schwab Tire Centers MONTANA — Les Schwab Tires Centers at any Montana location will accept monetary donations in all stores, or from the fundraiser QR code, through Saturday, Aug. 19. Les Schwab Tire Centers will also match donations up to $15,000. “Les Schwab is proud to in...

Creatives Indigenous Course concludes with deep dive pitch event in MT

News from Native Max PABLO — Creatives Indigenous by Native Max announced a free event at the Salish Kootenai College Theatre where a cohort of Salish and Kootenai artrepreneurs pitch their business plans to faculty, partners, and the local community.  Since the beginning of June, this coh...

St. Luke receives American Heart Association award St. Luke receives American Heart Association award

News from St. Luke Community Healthcare People who live in rural communities live an average of three years fewer than their urban counterparts and face a 30% increased risk for stroke mortality — a gap that has grown over the past two decades. The team at St. Luke Community Healthcare is committe...

Miracle of America Museum receives grant from Greater Polson Community Foundation Miracle of America Museum receives grant from Greater Polson Community Foundation

News from GPCF POLSON — The Miracle of America Museum is pleased to announce that they have received a grant for $2650.00 from the Greater Polson Community Foundation. According to Museum CEO Gil Mangels, the grant will help the Museum to display, preserve and protect important historic documents....

MME relocates, rebrands as Mission Mountain Empowerment MME relocates, rebrands as Mission Mountain Empowerment

POLSON — Mission Mountain Empowerment (MME), formerly Mission Mountain Enterprises, gathered staff, clients, and community to celebrate their organizational rebrand last Thursday in their new administration building on South Hills Drive. After purchasing the new building around a year ago, Executive...

Cybersecurity program for Montana businesses extended

News from the Montana Department of Commerce MONTANA — To protect Montana businesses and encourage strong cybersecurity practices, the Montana Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced that the Montana Cybersecurity Program has been extended until December 31.   “We know that small...

Providence St. Patrick Hospital named Top 25 in nation for environmental stewardship

News from Providence MISSOULA — Providence St. Patrick Hospital has been named one of the Top 25 hospitals in the country for its distinguished work in pursuing environmental excellence. We also received the Greening the OR Recognition Award and a Circle of Excellence Award for Waste from Practice...

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