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Arlee Volunteer Fire Department hosts training for traumatic brain injury patients Arlee Volunteer Fire Department hosts training for traumatic brain injury patients

News from the Arlee VFD ARLEE — On July 25, the Arlee Volunteer Fire Department hosted an EPIC (Excellence in Prehospital Injury Care) training session, welcoming local healthcare professionals Jake and Abby Hastings. The event proved to be a significant step towards enhancing emergency medical se...

Court grants temporary restraining order, pride goes on

News from Upper Seven Law HELENA — A federal district court in Helena issued a temporary restraining order on Friday, July 28, ensuring that Montana Pride events will go forward without disruption or fear of liability beginning July 30. A diverse group of plaintiffs—including a public-sch...

State education forum addresses obscenity, religious expression in schools

HELENA — The lead attorney for Montana’s public education agency Wednesday characterized the changes stemming from new obscenity and religious expression laws as relatively minor, despite strong opposition to the measures from educators and librarians as they were debated by the state Legislature...

Zero to Five Montana expands tribal early childhood work

News from  Zero to Five Montana  HELENA — Zero to Five Montana has received a grant to build on the organization’s early childhood work aimed at improving outcomes for Montana’s tribal communities. The funding was awarded by Zero to Three, a national organization focused on c...

State considers ‘hoot owl’ restrictions on northwest Montana rivers for first time State considers ‘hoot owl’ restrictions on northwest Montana rivers for first time

MONTANA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials in northwest Montana are considering instituting “hoot owl” fishing restrictions for the first time on the Flathead River, as well as others, as warm weather and low streamflows threaten the region’s trout, particularly westslope ...

Montana reaches 20th consecutive month of unemployment below 3%

News from the Dept. of Labor and Industry HELENA — Montana reached its 20th consecutive month of unemployment below 3 percent in June, according to data compiled by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Montana Department of Labor & Industry. Since Governor Greg Gianforte was elected,...

Les Schwab Tire Centers match donations

News from Les Schwab Tire Centers MONTANA — Les Schwab Tires Centers at any Montana location will accept monetary donations in all stores, or from the fundraiser QR code, through Saturday, Aug. 19. Les Schwab Tire Centers will also match donations up to $15,000. “Les Schwab is proud to in...

Montana begins implementing language preservation changes

News from Alex Sakariassen, Montana Free Press MONTANA — Montana’s Office of Public Instruction on Friday opened public comment on a raft of proposed rule changes impacting the Montana Indian Language Preservation Program, a decade-old initiative to bolster Indigenous language proficiency in...

Valley Views

In her bio for Our Children’s Trust, fifth-generation cattle rancher Rikki Held, the lead plaintiff in the constitutional climate change lawsuit Held v. Montana states, “I want to ensure that basic human rights outlined in the Montana Constitution, such as the right to a clean and healthful envir...

Lots of wonderful news from the library

News from Mallory Witham, North Lake County Public Library POLSON — We are so excited to share that we are a recipient of American Library Association’s Libraries Transforming Communities: Accessible Small and Rural Communities initiative. The North Lake County Public Library District will n...

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