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Moore sentenced for negligent homicide

POLSON — A Marion woman convicted of causing a fatal crash in a stolen car was sentenced at District Court in Polson on June 30 to a total of 18 years in the Montana State Women’s prison with 10 years suspended. Lease Sierra Moore, 19, entered a plea of guilty on April 7 to felony negligent homic...

Providence recognized for environmental excellence Providence recognized for environmental excellence

POLSON — Providence medical centers in Polson and Missoula have both received awards this year for environmental excellence from the national organization Practice Greenhealth.  According to their website, Practice Greenhealth is the leading membership and networking organization for sustainabl...

Humanities Montana accepting grant applications

News from Humanities Montana MISSOULA — Humanities Montana, the statewide nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is now accepting applications for their regular grants and Film + Video grants. Organizations with festivals, podcasts, radio shows, conferences, lectures and...

Briefs for June 8, 2022

Earn babysitting certification News from North Lake County Public Library POLSON — Earn a Babysitting Online Certification by enrolling in a Babysitting 101 Class. There will be 10 lesson topics, 17 assignments and takes an average of three hours to complete. Sign-up for free with your librar...

Local health boards left in limbo after powers rolled back

News from Kaiser Health News MONTANA — A year after a new Montana law stripped local health boards of their rulemaking authority, confusion and power struggles are creating a patchwork oversight system that may change how public health is administered long after the pandemic is over. The law, w...

Compete in MT Senior Olympics

News from MT Senior Olympics MISSOULA — This year’s games will be held in Missoula from June 16-18. Events include archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, cornhole, cycling, golf, horseshoes, pickleball, racewalk, road race, shuffleboard, swimming, table tennis, track & field, and tenni...

Governor honors young organ donor

News from the office of Governor Gianforte MISSOULA  — When Charles Birtwistle, an aspiring doctor, tragically lost his life at the age of 32, his family knew his wishes. Charles had been a registered organ donor from the time he could put it on his driver’s license. What they didn&rsqu...

Legislative Notes

We are five of the youngest lawmakers in the Montana Legislature. At 20, 21, 24, 29, and 31 years old, we are in various stages of renting and home ownership, and all of us are concerned about the housing crisis facing Montana. In every one of our communities—Billings, Belgrade, Columbia Falls, and eve...

Polson edges Hamilton to take third at state Polson edges Hamilton to take third at state

MISSOULA — The Polson Pirates wrapped up their 2021-2022 boys’ basketball season with a third-place State A tournament finish. At the University of Montana Dahlberg Arena in Missoula on Saturday afternoon, the Pirates defeated the Hamilton Broncs 57-52. Playing in their third consecutive state...

‘Brothers On Three’ wins 2021 Montana Book Award

News from Missoula Public Library MONTANA — The 2021 Montana Book Award winner is Brothers on Three: A True Story of Family, Resistance, and Hope on a Reservation in Montana by Abe Streep, published by Celadon Books. This annual award recognizes literary and/or artistic excellence in a book writte...


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