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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

Government officials support graduation promises Government officials support graduation promises

PABLO – Ardon McDonald, 15, has seen why it’s important to graduate from high school. He said education creates opportunities. He believes in it so much that he volunteered to play his drum while singing an honor song to help open the Pablo Elementary Graduation Matters Celebration on Wednesday.&...

Briefs for April 13, 2016

Golf for Griz tourney comes to Ronan RONAN — University of Montana Grizzlies coaches and staff will again play with area golfers during the Annual Tana Bockman Memorial Golf for the Griz Tournament in Ronan Friday, May 20. The co-ed scramble will be followed by a whole pig barbecue and tri...

Local linguist develops cultural awareness games Local linguist develops cultural awareness games

ST. IGNATIUS – Players get more out of it than the satisfaction of winning. “You can learn about history and it helps you retain the language,” said Rebecca Goff of the different games she has developed as executive director of Native Teaching Aids. Native Teaching Aids opened a shop ...

Students chosen for wildlife research program Students chosen for wildlife research program

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes   FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The Native American Research Assistantship Program, a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and The Wildlife Society, allows students to learn and gain beneficial hands-on experience while working with wildl...

Traveling science exhibit inspires next generation of visionaries Traveling science exhibit inspires next generation of visionaries

Future physicists explored motion in a 10-ring circus of twirling, spinning and flying object lessons during Linderman Elementary School’s family science night March 21. The hands-on learning stations in the “Motion” exhibit were brought by the University of Montana’s mobile spectr...

Humanities Montana program offers ‘Perspectives On Islam’ Humanities Montana program offers ‘Perspectives On Islam’

LAKE COUNTY — The Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition, Inc. will host the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau program “Perspectives on Islam” with Samir Bitar on April 8 in two locations. Both presentations are free and open to the public.  The first presentation will be Frid...

‘Voice of the Griz’ storyteller writing new chapter ‘Voice of the Griz’ storyteller writing new chapter

Besides the nickname “Voice of the Griz,” Mick Holien of Polson could very well take the tag “A Man Made for Journalism.”  Holien was exposed to the world of deadlines, working late hours, and asking questions at a young age. His father worked for the Spokane Spokesman, his ne...

Resort tax proposal draws split reactions from business community Resort tax proposal draws split reactions from business community

POLSON — The City of Polson Economic Development Council, an advisory board to the City Commission, is “exploring funding options to help with needs expressed by the community.” One of their options is to propose a 3 percent resort tax for the community during the busiest tourist months of ...

Human trafficking, sexual assault to be discussed

News from Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition POST CREEK — The public is invited to a presentation titled “Sex Trafficking and Sexual Assault in Montana” on Wednesday, March 9, at Mission Valley United Methodist Church, 70715 Hwy 93 at the top of Post Creek Hill, just south of Ni...

Nonresident visitor numbers up, total spending down

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – Preliminary estimates by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana show that approximately 11.7 million nonresidents visited Montana in 2015 and spent almost $3.6 billion in the Treasure State. While the number of tr...


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