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Ronan-North Project road construction update Ronan-North Project road construction update

News from Sloane Stinson, On behalf of MDT RONAN — The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) and Riverside Contracting Inc. have the following work planned for the week of June 17:  Crews are continuing to install streetlights along US Highway 93 and complete site cleanup throughout t...

Arntzen announces homeless children funding awards

News from Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen HELENA — Superintendent Elsie Arntzen is pleased to announce that 12 Montana school districts will receive $424,800 in reallocated funds from the American Rescue Plan Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY) program through the U.S. Departm...

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...

Grant brings funds to Polson for summer kids’ meals

News from No Kid Hungry Montana HELENA — For kids who receive school meals, the summer months can be the hungriest time of year. This year promises to be different, thanks to newly expanded guidelines that will give school districts and community organizations the flexibility to offer non-congrega...

Administration announces funds to clean up legacy pollution

News from the Dept. of the Interior WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior announced on June 5 that nearly $725 million from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda is available to 22 states and the Navajo Nation to create good-paying jobs and catalyze economic opportunity by recl...

Briefs for June 12, 2024

SAFE Harbor looking for carnival volunteers News from Safe Harbor RONAN — SAFE Harbor is looking for volunteers to assist at the SAFE Harbor Carnival and Circus scheduled for June 23 at the fairgrounds in Ronan. The Carnival takes place from noon to 4:30 p.m. We would love to have you join...

More rain needed to improve water supply More rain needed to improve water supply

News from NRCS BOZEMAN — Summer is just around the corner, and recent weather helped improve the water supply outlook as the 2024 snow accumulation season wraps up in Montana. However, the outlook remains below normal in most locations. “Last month brought a mix of snow, rain, and sunshin...

Summer food service programs available in Lake County

News from the Montana Office of Public Instruction HELENA — Superintendent Arntzen proudly announces the availability of summer meals for children via the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The SFSP is made possible by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and offers free, nutritious...

Deadline arrives but confusion persists over tribal law enforcement in Lake County

The state of Montana’s May 20 deadline to release Lake County of its obligation to conduct felony law enforcement of tribal members on the Flathead Indian Reservation came and went, but as of this week, the local sheriff’s office is proceeding as normal — with one key difference. It’s...

Valley Views

If there is one thing every business owner, rancher, and manager agrees on, it’s that if you don’t have good people, you don’t have much. And if there’s one thing Montanans (and, increasingly, outsiders) know, it’s how good our hunting and fishing opportunities generally are....

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