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Zinke nominates 15 Western Montana projects for federal funding

News from the office of Congressman Zinke  WASHINGTON — Congressman Ryan Zinke recently announced that he requested federal funding for 15 projects in Western Montana to improve infrastructure, economic development, and law enforcement capabilities. The requests were submitted to the House Ap...

Tragedy in Oklahoma highlights need for safe, supervised visitation space Tragedy in Oklahoma highlights need for safe,  supervised visitation space

News from Aaron Fulwiler, CASA of Lake & Sanders County LAKE/SANDERS COUNTIES — CASA of Lake and Sanders Counties extends heartfelt condolences to the families affected by the recent tragedy in Kansas and Oklahoma, underscoring the critical importance of safe supervised visitation spaces for c...

Draft Horse Driving Club to start Draft Horse Driving Club to start

News from Kenn McCarty LAKE/SANDERS COUNTIES — Announcement … For anyone who might be interested in starting a draft horse and driving club for Lake-Sanders Counties. The Montana Draft Horse and Mule Association is working with interested groups to form a local/regional draft driving club h...

Following governor’s response, CSKT issue statement regarding PL 280

News from Gwen Lankford, CSKT Executive Communications PABLO — On March 1, 2024, Montana Governor Greg Gianforte provided correspondence to the Lake County Board of Commissioners that the State of Montana plans to retrocede from the termination-era policy known as Public Law 280 (PL 280) on the Fl...

$3.1M awarded to cross-boundary forest restoration projects

News from DNRC    HELENA — The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) has awarded $3.1 million to fund projects to reduce wildfire risk to communities and improve forest health.   “By supporting these community-driven projects, we’re not only tackli...

CSKT statement regarding Public Law 280

PABLO — On Nov. 20, 2023, the Lake County Board of Commissioners notified Montana Governor Greg Gianforte that Lake County has withdrawn its consent to enforce Public Law 280 (PL 280) jurisdiction on the Flathead Indian Reservation. Under Montana law, Governor Gianforte now has six months, until May 20...

Governor calls on Feds to declare drought disaster

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — On July 25 Governor Greg Gianforte called on U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to identify 11 counties, including several in northwest Montana, as primary natural disaster areas. The governor’s statewide drought disaster declaration...

Stage I fire restrictions go into effect for portions of Western Montana

News from Northern Rockies Coordinating Group  MISSOULA — Stage I fire restrictions will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on July 29, 2023, for Flathead County, Sanders County and all State land and private classified as forested land throughout those counties. Factors influencing this decision i...

Summit Independent Living reopens Ronan branch

News from Summit Independent Living RONAN — With the waning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Summit Independent Living’s branch office located in Ronan and serving Lake and Sanders counties, as well as the Flathead Reservation, is open again Mondays through Fridays. Public hours are from 9 a.m. to ...

Scoping begins for northwest MT conservation easement

News from MT FWP KALISPELL — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is initiating public scoping on a potential purchase of a conservation easement in Flathead and Sanders counties. FWP is working with The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and Green Diamond Resource Company on a potential project to plac...


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