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Briefs for July 19, 2023

USDA fights discrimination  News from USDA WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the opening of the financial assistance application process for eligible farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners who experienced discrimination in USDA farm lending programs prior...

US 93 rumble strip installation completed

ews from Big Sky Public Relations RONAN — The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) in partnership with HighMark Traffic Services Inc. announces completion of the roadwork project on US Highway 93 (US 93) between the Interstate 90 (I 90) Wye Interchange and Big Arm. Rumble strips were added to ...

Start your New Year off right with a First Day Hike

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Kick off the New Year right with a First Day Hike at a state park near you. On Jan. 1, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host First Day Hikes at Flathead Lake State Park (Wayfarers, West Shore, and Lone Pine units), as well as other state...

Mac Man Mac Man

Fishermen, if you weren’t able to get as many whitefish fillets in your freezer as you would like now you have an opportunity to finish the job with perch. Right now, I believe the perch fishery is at a tipping point where overpopulation is going to make them very susceptible to a disease. The last tim...

Elmo Fire burns 10,000 acres, 0% contained Elmo Fire burns 10,000 acres, 0% contained

ELMO — As of Sunday, July 31, a wildland fire burning along Montana Hwy. 28 has burned more than 10,923 acres northwest of Elmo. The Elmo Fire was discovered Friday, July 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Big Draw north of Hwy. 28. An evacuation order was issued for Chief Cliff estates (about three dozen homes...

Sheriff’s office investigates possible homicide-suicide

  News from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office BIG ARM — On Jan. 19 around 4 a.m., Lake County 911 received a report of a possible homicide-suicide at a residence in the Big Arm area.  79-year-old Florence Brown was shot and killed, and her son, 48-year-old Kirk Brown, had been...

Big Arm State Park remains identified Big Arm State Park remains identified

News from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office   BIG ARM — On Nov. 25, 2020, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the discovery of human remains in Big Arm State Park.   At the time, it was suspected they could be the remains of 37-year-old Miranda “Rosie...

90 mph winds take out large trees, power lines 90 mph winds take out large trees, power lines

LAKE COUNTY – A winter windstorm blew through the valley on Wednesday, Jan. 13, damaging homes and cars, downing power lines and toppling massive trees. The National Weather Service reported wind gusts across northwestern Montana moving up to over 90 mph during the day. Mild damage included a slew o...

Big Arm Association hosts event

News from the Chief Cliff VFD DAYTON – The Chief Cliff Volunteer Fire Department is holding its annual Dayton Daze fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the spacious Dayton Park.   Pioneering the West is the theme of this year’s costume event, and attendees are encouraged to dress up ...

Briefs for July 1, 2020

USDA announces assistance program News from the USDA You can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which provides direct payments to farmers and ranchers to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. Applications will be accepted through Aug. 28, 2020.  There is...

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