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Lyons inducted into Cowboy Hall of Fame Lyons inducted into Cowboy Hall of Fame

News from the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center Charles E. “Charley” Lyons of St. Ignatius will be honored Saturday in Helena as the 2014 Living Inductee for District 10, Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center. Lyons was born in Milliken, Colorado on F...

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E-cig bill would prohibit sale to minors   HELENA — A bill requested by the Attorney General’s office aims to ban the use and possession of electronic cigarettes by minors.  Senate Bill 66, introduced by Rep. Diane Sands, D-Missoula, refers to electronic cigarettes as &ldq...

10 people win vintage Montana signs

HELENA — The Montana Office of Tourism recently released the winners of the vintage highway sign contest held in November 2014. Winners of one of 10 vintage “Welcome to Montana” highway signs are, from Facebook, Maddi Studer, Bozeman; Kevin League, Helena; Lynn Taborsky, Helena; Dawna Si...

Record high visitation, volunteerism at state parks

News from Montana State Parks HELENA – Montana State Parks announced that in 2014, Montana’s 55 state parks experienced 2.255 million visits, setting record high visitation for the second straight year. From January to December 2014, the statewide visitation numbers show a 3-percent incre...

Online service for reporting livestock announced

HELENA – Livestock owners can now go online to report the number of livestock they own, the Montana Department of Revenue announced Thursday. Montana law requires all livestock owners to report by March 1 of each year the number of livestock they owned as of Feb. 1. Livestock owners who report online t...

Legislators hear new bills regarding privacy, elections, hunting

HELENA — In the second week of the 64th Montana Legislature, two initiatives from Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock’s budget were opened up in joint appropriations subcommittees. Bullock’s infrastructure bill, the “Build Montana” act, got its first hearing in the joint subcommitt...

Ronan woman to serve on board

News from Montana Health CO-OP HELENA — Treasa Glinnwater of Ronan was recently elected to serve on the first member-wide board of directors for Montana Health CO-OP for the next two years. She joins seven other board members from across Montana. Glinnwater has owned a full-time, private pra...

Academic scholarships available

News from Montana Community Foundation  HELENA – More than 50 academic scholarships will be available for Montana students for the 2015-16 academic year through Montana Community Foundation. This past year, MCF awarded nearly $300,000 in scholarships to worthy Montana students.  Qualifi...

Man convicted of abusing toddler intends to appeal

HELENA – A former Lake County man convicted by a Great Falls jury in February of abusing a toddler intends to appeal his sentence to the Supreme Court. The Montana Supreme Court has given attorneys for Riley Charlo-Whitworth until Dec. 29 to file an opening brief in his appeal.  Charlo-Whitw...

Convicted killer intends to appeal life sentence

HELENA – A Lake County man convicted of killing his cousin at a Hot Springs resort in 2013 intends to appeal his sentence.  Last week the Montana Supreme Court gave attorneys for 30-year-old Melvin Madplume, Jr. an extension of time until Dec. 29 to file an opening brief in the appeal. Attorney...

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