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 By Press Release    News    April 28, 2021

MSU Extension offers certification program to boost remote work in rural areas

BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension will soon offer a program to help rural Montana residents gain skills needed to work from home as a remote employee, freelancer or entrepreneur. “This educational program will help people living in...

 
 By Press Release    News    April 28, 2021

State Officials Kick Off Strengthening Families Month Activities

HELENA – Lt. Governor Kristen Juras, Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) Director Adam Meier, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT) Vice President of External Affairs John Doran were joined by various organization...

 
 By Press Release    News    April 28, 2021

Gov. Gianforte Signs Bills Addressing Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Crisis

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte today signed two bills to help address the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP) in Montana. “Montana faces a tragic trend of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons, and we must bring...

 
 By Press Release    News    April 28, 2021

Governor Gianforte Boosts Trades Education With New Law

MISSOULA, Mont. – At the construction site for SCHEELS, Governor Greg Gianforte today signed into law the Montana Trades Education Credit (M-TEC) to expand trades education in the state. “Many jobs require specialized skills, and M-TEC ensures...

 
 By Press Release    News    April 28, 2021

FWP TO CONTINUE OFFERING ONLINE HUNTER, BOWHUNTER EDUCATION CLASSES

During the last year, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offered hunter and bowhunter education classes online due to COVID concerns. Since last spring, more than 17,000 Montanans completed the online courses, which is nearly double the number of...

 
 By Press Release    News    April 14, 2021

Celebrating Young Children for 50 years!

Family Connections is marking the 50th Anniversary of the National Association of the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) Week of the Young Child with the tradition of doing themed days this week, April 10-16th. This is the 50th year...

 
 By Press Release    News    April 14, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act has provided Montana with funding for COVID-relief

Montanans need healthy, fresh food to work hard, care for their loved ones, and enjoy their communities. Kids, seniors, working parents, individuals with disabilities, and those living in rural and...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 31, 2021

Chinook to begin Major Improvements Project

The City of Chinook is about to begin a major improvements project on the water distribution system. The project consists of the following elements: Replacement of approximately 3,330 feet of aging water main including new valves, fittings,...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 24, 2021

Blaine County Health Department

The Blaine County Health Department is sharing COVID-19 updates related to changes from the CDC and the Governor’s recent announcements. Vaccine Distribution As of April 1, 2021, any Montanan who wishes to be vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine is...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 24, 2021

Invasive mussels found in aquarium moss balls sold in Montana Customers asked to dispose of moss balls properly

Invasive zebra mussels found another avenue for potential infestation of Montana waters. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks was notified Wednesday that zebra mus-sels were detected in aquarium moss balls sold at a pet store in Washington state. FWP...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 24, 2021

USDA Extends Application Deadline for the Quality Loss Adjustment Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline from March 5 to April 9 for agricultural producers to apply for the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program because of recent winter storms and some clarifications to program rules....

 
 By Press Release    News    March 24, 2021

Montana FSA: USDA Extends General Signup for Conservation Reserve Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) General Signup period, which had previously been announced as ending on Feb. 12, 2021. USDA will continue to accept offers as it takes this opportunity for...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 17, 2021

Statewide Blewett Wrestling Scholarships Offered

For the 15th year in a row Alexander (Zander) Blewett, III, a trial lawyer from the personal injury law firm of Hoyt & Blewett PLLC in Great Falls, Montana, has offered three $1,000 scholarships to the top student/wrestlers around the state of...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 17, 2021

USDA Invests $42 Million in Distance Learning and Telemedicine Infrastructure to Improve Education and Health Outcomes

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it is investing $42.3 million to help rural residents gain access to health care and educational opportunities (PDF, 255 KB). Rural areas are seeing higher infection and death rates...

 

ServeMontana Extends Application Deadline for $1,000 Service-Based Scholarship

MONTANA – ServeMontana, Reach Higher Montana, and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to extend the application deadline for the Youth ServeMontana Scholarship to February 28, 2021. Up to 100 of Montana’s high school seniors will be selected to re...

 

Independence Bank Announces Leadership Changes

sign as President/CEO of Independence Bank effective this coming April. Hamilton has been with the Bank since 2000 and served as President/CEO since April 2004. Hamilton will continue to serve on the...

 

Reach Higher Montana Launches Annual Stick with Scholarships Campaign - Participating students can win one of four $500 scholarships.

November is National Scholarship Month, and nonprofit Reach Higher Montana is celebrating all month long with its annual Stick with Scholarships Campaign. The campaign encourages students to place a...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 21, 2020

SAAM Coalition taking back unwanted prescription drugs: October 24 at Havre Police Department and Blaine County Sheriff's Office

On Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Substance Abuse and Misuse (SAAM) Coalition, in partnership with the Hill and Blaine County DUI Task Forces and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will provide the public the opportunity to...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 21, 2020

Free Webinar for Business – Contracting Your Goods and Services with the State of Montana

Wednesday, October 21, from 9:00 am - 10:30 am, Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center will be offering a free webinar on how to contract goods and services with the State of Montana. Each year the State of Montana has numerous contracts...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 21, 2020

USS Montana Cookbook

The USS Montana (SSN 794) is the US Navy's newest nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine. This Virginia Class vessel will be commissioned for service in approximately one to two years. The commissioning process is a big deal, a lesson I learned when...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 7, 2020

Stage I Fire Restrictions Rescinded for Blaine and Valley Counties

With the return of cooler weather, local management has rescinded Stage I Fire Restrictions effective 12:01 a.m. on Friday, October 2, 2020, for all lands within Blaine and Valley Counties. Easing of restrictions means that public land visitors can...

 

MSUB announces summer 2020 Dean's List: Students' academic achievements honored

The following Montana State University Billings undergraduate students have been named to the Dean’s List for their academic honors in the 2020 summer semester. In recognition of scholastic achievement, the university makes public at the close of...

 

Crow Tribe Partners with Montana Native Vote to Get Members Counted in the 2020 Census

BILLINGS, MT – On Monday, Aug. 3, the U.S. Census Bureau cut the response period deadline by a full month, from Oct. 31 to Sept. 30, disproportionately affecting the counting of Black, Brown, Indigenous and immigrant communities. The Bureau’s...

 

American Indian College Student of the Year - Bryce Stiffarm

Each year, through the American Indian College Fund, a student is selected for Student of the Year and they are awarded at the Spring American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Spring Student...

 

Blaine County General Election to be Conducted by Mail Ballot with In-Person Option.

The November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election will be conducted by mail ballot with an in-person voting option, at the Blaine County Courthouse. Beginning October 2, 2020 through Election Day, November 3, 2020; voters can vote/drop-off ballots...

 

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