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Northwest Montana listed as having highest fire potential Northwest Montana listed as having highest fire potential

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — On June 18, Governor Greg Gianforte received the 2024 Fire Season Outlook Briefing from the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) and Northern Rockies Coordinating Group (NRCG). “The state of Montana stands unified and ...

BlueCross BlueShield to continue as state plan’s medical third-party administrator vendor

News from the Montana Department of Administration HELENA — On Friday, June 21, the Department of Administration (DOA) announced its intent to award the medical Third-Party Administrator (TPA) contract for the state’s health plan to the incumbent provider, BlueCross BlueShield of Montana (BC...

MT Dept. of Commerce allocates planning grants

News from MT Dept. of Commerce HELENA — The Montana Department of Commerce announced recently that eight Montana towns, cities and counties will share more than $317,000 of grant funding to help plan significant community development projects. The funding is through Commerce’s Community Deve...

DPHHS: Discard Diamond Shruumz-Brand products

HELENA — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising people to not eat, sell, or serve any flavor of Diamond Shruumz-brand chocolate bars, cones, or gummies, and that consumers should discard any previously purchased product immediately. Diamond Shruumz-brand products can be purchased onlin...

First Lady Gianforte celebrates statewide expansion of Imagination Library First Lady Gianforte celebrates statewide expansion of Imagination Library

HELENA — Advancing her initiatives as Montana’s first lady, Susan Gianforte recently announced the progress of her statewide expansion of the Imagination Library of Montana in partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The non-profit program boosts early childhood literacy by prov...

Briefs for June 12, 2024

Governor announces board appointments News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — On June 7, Governor Greg Gianforte announced the following local citizens to board appointments: For the State-Tribal Economic Development Commission, Jennifer Finley of Pablo was appointed. As a Confede...

Study of black bear population expands Study of black bear population expands

News from Montana, Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — This month, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks researchers will begin the second season of a multi-year study on black bears aimed at better understanding and estimating the population across the state. FWP staff will collect hair samples b...

Hislop named ‘Assistant Coach of the Year’

News from Montana Coaches Association HELENA — On Aug. 1 at CMR High School in Great Falls, Polson’s Donna Hislop will be honored at the 2024 MCA Awards Ceremony as the “Assistant Coach of the Year” for her work for 37 years assisting with tennis, basketball, volleyball and track...

Wildlife management areas open May 15

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Most of Montana’s 76 Wildlife Management Areas open at noon on Wednesday, May 15. The long winter and heavy snowpack have left a limited area for wildlife to forage. With grizzly bear activity increasing, people visiting WMAs should remai...

Bellicia Hawk from Charlo addresses seniors at Carroll College

News from Carroll College HELENA — On Saturday, May 11, Carroll College in Helena conferred degrees on 265 graduates including baccalaureate, master’s, and accelerated nursing degree recipients, during its 114th commencement ceremony held in the Carroll College PE Center. The ceremony includ...


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