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Briefs for July 22, 2020

Barron to discuss current affairs in Lake County POLSON — The Pachyderm Club would like to invite the public to hear Commissioner Bill Barron give a presentation on the current affairs of Lake County on July 24 from noon-1 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Rural Polson Fire station off Regat...

UM Bio Station researchers unlock mystery of subterranean stoneflies UM Bio Station researchers unlock mystery of subterranean stoneflies

UM News Service FLATHEAD LAKE – In a new study published in the scientific journal “Ecology,” researchers from the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station may have unlocked a mystery surrounding unique aquatic insects in the Flathead watershed. “There&rs...

UM assists Fort Belknap Reservation with pandemic protective equipment

MONTANA – The tight-knit community that is Montana has pulled together during the pandemic. The University of Montana recently exemplified this by answering a call for personal protective equipment from the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, where healthcare workers and first responders faced a shortage ...

Montana tourism feels COVID-19 impacts

UM News Service     MONTANA —  Perhaps you heard an overwhelming sigh of relief from Montana tourism businesses when Gov. Steve Bullock announced the June 1 lifting of the 14-day quarantine for people driving into Montana. Forty-four percent of tourism business owners said t...

Briefs for May 27, 2020

UM Art Museum reopens with popular Monte Dolack exhibition UM News Service  MISSOULA – After a two-and-a-half-month closure due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Montana Museum of Art and Culture at the University of Montana reopened its doors Tuesday, May 19, with strict adherence to saf...

Faculty group launches emergency fund for students

UM News Service MISSOULA – The University Faculty Association at the University of Montana has launched a new fund to aid students struggling with emergency expenses. The faculty union created the fund to help students struggling with expenses that could force them to not complete spring semest...

UM analysis: recession expected

UM News Service Montanans will face a “broad-based recession of greater magnitude than what was experienced in 2008-09” in 2020, according to an analysis of the state economy released by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana. The BBER report details the...

UM researchers work on COVID-19 vaccine

UM News Service MISSOULA – Researchers in the Center for Translational Medicine at the University of Montana have been awarded $2.5 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to identify and advance a COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The principal investigator on the two-year award is...

UM researchers urge governments to address Transboundary Mining Pollution UM researchers urge governments to address Transboundary Mining Pollution

UM News Service FLATHEAD LAKE – An international group of science and policy experts have published a joint commentary in the journal Science, urging U.S. and Canadian leadership to immediately address damages and risks caused by Canadian mine pollution flowing downstream into U.S. states. Led ...

Who’s positioned to gain from adult-use marijuana legalization Who’s positioned to gain from adult-use marijuana legalization

MONTANA — For the past year, concertgoers headed to downtown Missoula’s Wilma Theatre have passed Rocky Mountain Relief, a medical marijuana dispensary next door to the venue and across the street from a new hotel. If Montanans pass one of several ballot initiatives this November to legalize a...


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