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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...

Show support for Griz

POLSON — Hey Griz Nation, come help us welcome the University of Montana Griz football coaches and athletic department personnel on Feb. 5, at MacKenzie River Pizza in Polson. This year’s event is again sponsored by the Mission Mountain Chapter Grizzly Scholarship Association and will be held at ...

Western in Dillon, Montana State in Bozeman announce fall 2019 honor roll students

Local students enrolled at the University of Montana Western in Dillon make the dean’s list:     Arlee : Megan Dunlop, Tara Messner Bigfork: Courtney George, Melody McHaley Charlo: Ashley Mock Lakeside: Jonas Nyman Plains: Brady Ovitt, Polson: Shilah Doble, B...

Fyant elected chair to Tribal Council

News from CSKT PABLO – Shelly Fyant, of the Arlee District, was elected the new Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council Chair on Friday. The previous chairman was Ronald Trahan, who did not seek re-election for council. On Friday, five members of the council were sworn in, including ...

Thanksgiving race winners get turkey Thanksgiving race winners get turkey

POLSON — Crisp temperatures greeted more than 145 runners, joggers and walkers who got up early Thursday to pre-burn a few of those Thanksgiving calories during the annual Turkey Trot 5K. Over the past 12 years, the annual Thanksgiving Day tradition hosted by Polson Running has raised and donated ne...

Tribal Health Pharmacy welcomes Jessi Cahoon Tribal Health Pharmacy welcomes Jessi Cahoon

News from Tribal Health  ST. IGNATIUS — Tribal Health announces Jessi Cahoon is the new pharmacy division director.   Cahoon is a board-certified pharmacist and an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the Univer...

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