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The Election’s This Week!

The Toole County Mental Health Advisory Board will be meeting this Thursday in the back room out at Ringside Ribs here in Shelby. It promises to be a full agenda for sure...

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Ringside Ribs

Run 2 The Roundhouse…I Mean The Ring

Ringside Ribs that is. That's where our Shelby Booster Club will be meeting this week. The Shelby Boosters will be boosting & meeting this Wednesday night at 6 o'clock STRAIGHT UP out at Ringside Ribs here in Shelby. I'...

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PGNP Seeks Interpretive Motor Vehicle Tours Highlighting American Indian Culture

Offers Must be Submitted by March 8, 2017

WEST GLACIER, MT. – The National Park Service (NPS) announces the release of a prospectus soliciting proposals for the award of a new concession contract to provide Interpretive Motor Vehicle Tours Highlighting American Indian Culture in Glacier National Park...

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South Fork, Flathead River. (Marilyn Feather Photography - used by permission)
South Fork, Flathead River. (Marilyn Feather Photography - used by permission)

Artists Encouraged to Apply for Artist-Wilderness-Connection Program

KALISPELL, MT – January 15, 2017 - The Flathead National Forest, Hockaday Museum of Art, Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation and Swan Valley Connections invite artists to apply for the 2017 Artist-Wilderness-Connection Program...

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MT Legislature – Hearings Schedule for Week of Jan 16-21

Here is the schedule of hearings for the state legislature this week. To listen in on any of the hearings, click HERE.

Monday – January 16 – Legislative Day 11

Senate Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs – Room 422, 8am

SB69 – Create task force to study public employee health benefits (Mary Moe)

 Senate Natural Resources – Room 303, 3pm

SB42 – Revise the major facility siting act (Dick Barrett)

 House Business and Labor – Room 172, 8:30am

HB169 – Raise minimum wage in Montana (Mary Ann Dunwell)

HB179 – Clarify failure to return rental-purchase item not subject to criminal liability (Jean Price)

HB198 – Revise distribution of death certificate fee increase (Kirk Wagoner)

 House Energy, Technology, and Federal Relations – Room 472, 3pm

HB21 – Establish benefits and retirement security task force (Jim Keane)

House Human Services – Room 152, 3pm

HB177 – Revise administration of immunization laws (Janet Ellis)

HB195 – Revise laws related to pharmacies and prescription drugs (Kenneth Holmlund)

HB201 – Provide for appointment of court-appointed special advocate as guardian ad litem (Rob Cook)

 House Judiciary – Room 137, 8am

HB62 – Department of Revenue to collect fees for public defender services (Randy Brodehl)

HB70 – Strengthening guardianship services and creating a WINGS group (Jessica Karjala)

HB77 – Revise public defender system and provide for a director hired by governor (Randy Brodehl)

 House Natural Resources – Room 172, 3pm

HB124 – Require education program for water commissioners (Sharon Stewart-Peregoy)

HB140 – Clarify water commissioner appointments (Sharon Stewart-Peregoy)

House Transportation – Room 455, 3pm

HB152 – Authorize counties to establish junk vehicle capital improvement funds (Tom Welch)

HB180 – Restrict cell phone use in work and school zones (Denley Loge)

HB205 – Revise tax laws related to vehicles (Alan Redfield)

Tuesday – January 17 – Legislative Day 12

Senate Judiciary – Room 303, 8am

SB59 – Generally revise criminal justice laws (Cynthia Wolken

SB60 – Generally revise criminal justice laws (Cynthia Wolken

SB61 – Require certain facilities providing behavioral health services to be licensed by DPHHS (Cynthia Wolken)

SB63 – Revise laws related to supervision of offenders/defendants (Cynthia Wolken)

SB64 – Generally revise laws related to the board of pardons and parole (Cynthia Wolken)

Wednesday – January 18 – Legislative Day 13

Senate Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs – Room 422, 8am

SB75 – Establish a Montana trade center in Calgary (Dee Brown)

Senate Judiciary – Room 303, 8am

SB65 – Generally revise laws regarding housing options for offenders (Cynthia Wolken)

SB66 – Generally revise the crime victims compensation act (Cynthia Wolken)

SB67 – Generally revise offender intervention program laws (Cynthia Wolken

SJ3 – Interim study of tribal resources for mbrs involved in criminal justice system (Cynthia Wolken)




Some Drama Here

The Conrad Speech & Drama Team invites our communities down to the Conrad High School Commons THIS Monday evening for their Public Performances of this year's pieces. Th...

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UM Earns National Recognition for Service to Veteran Students

MISSOULA – The University of Montana recently received two honors from a national organization that measures institutions based on the best practices in military and veteran supportive education...

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Montana Students Awarded Civic Engagement Scholarships

MISSOULA – Montana Campus Compact, a 17-campus higher education network that promotes civic and social responsibility, recently awarded its Civic Engagement Scholarship to seven students across the state, including two from Blackfeet Community College...

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Let’s Go To Lego

The Lego Club over at the Toole County Library here in Shelby will be going full tilt tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon for children in grades K through 8...

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Take My Wife…PLEASE

It's Jewish humor at its finest, & tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 7:30 on Puffman Sports Trivia, the book, "Let There Be Laughter" by Michael Krasny is up for grabs. Th...

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Glacier National Park 2017 Annual Pass (Credit NPS)
Glacier National Park 2017 Annual Pass (Credit NPS)

2017 Glacier Nat’l Park Entrance Pass Now Available

Pass features first Blackfeet Native American Ranger at Glacier

WEST GLACIER, MT.  – The 2017 Glacier National Park annual entrance pass is now available at park entrance stations and the park headquarters building in West Glacier...

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Montana’s Next Generation Conference set for Jan 27-28

Registration is now open for Montana’s Next Generation Conference. The conference, which will take place Friday and Saturday, January 27-28, 2017, in Shelby, MT will focus on business planning for the farm or ranch and production workshops...

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