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Lewistown City Manager Holly Phelps give rundown on water, zoning, and TIF-TED
The Lewistown City commission met for their second meeting of February this past Tuesday evening. The agenda was short and informative to those in attendance. City Manager Holly Phelps explains the evening started off with a demonstration.
Montana Legislators Vote to Ignore Sale to Canada
Our elected representatives, of the great state of Montana, are currently in the 66th Regular Session of the Montana Legislature. During this time, the House chose to address the petition to sell Montana to Canada. The petition was created last week via Change.org. It called for the sale of Montana
Water woes bedevil Mountain Acres
On Feb. 11 there was no water for over 35 tenants at Mountain Acres Mobile Home and RV Park. Interim Manager Roberta Erickson said, “The original break started Monday and was repaired by that evening.”
: Montana Department of Transportation proposes partial highway reconstruction
GREAT FALLS, Mont. - The Montana Department of Transportation is seeking comment on a proposal to rebuild 8.4 miles of Highway 89 southeast of Fairfield in Cascade County, according a press release.
Montana Resort Communities Want to Raise Their Resort Tax
It may cost you a little more to check out some of the resorts here in Montana in the near future. KTVQ is reporting that ten resort communities, including Big Sky Resort, Whitefish and West Yellowstone, are asking the state legislature to raise their existing resort tax by 1% to help pay for infras
Mariah Carpenter: I love creating ideas and then seeing them come to life
Mariah Carpenter is a very busy woman. She is the co-owner of Black Dog Coffee House, operations manager and buyer of Sanctuary Spa and Salon and the popular novelty boutique, The Joy of Living. Whether it is having a cup of coffee with friends, a relaxing massage, or exploring a heartwarming gift s
Online Petition Suggests Selling Montana To Canada To Help Clear U.S. Debt
That's a question a group of online petitioners have answered for all of us with their latest campaign. The Change.org petition suggests that, in order to eliminate the staggering national debt America has accrued, we sell the entire state of Montana. To Canada. For $1 Trillion.
Living with Wildlife Conference causes ire, discussion among ranchers
Learn to Live with Wildlife. The theme of the conference sounded intriguing to many ranchers in Montana, and the fact that it would be located centrally in Lewistown added appeal. What gave some ranchers pause—and others an especially strong motivation to attend—was the fact that the conference was
You Could Win This Car But Need To Pick It Up In Montana
You could own this lovely car, although. If you were to win it you would need to go to Deer Lodge to pick it up. Sandy Pettey, Director of Operations at the Powell County Museum and Art Foundation tells me this is the second year the Museum is offering a 1967 Camaro as a means of raising operating m
Affordable housing bill moves on to Montana State Senate
MISSOULA, Mont. -- Montana lawmakers are taking up a proposal to provide more funding for affordable housing. City officials from Bozeman testified in the legislature, saying the affordable housing crisis is growing into an epidemic all across Montana, and that businesses would like to expand, but c
Creekside Marketplace construction on its way
It’s becoming a reality. Creekside Marketplace and Pavilion is set to open this summer or fall, and construction will start as soon as the weather warms up. Creekside committee representative Karen Sweeney is ecstatic, as dreams are being realized and money is coming in. Everything is coming togethe
Miley Cyrus' Biggest Revelations in New Interview -- Liam Hemsworth, Sexuality and Hannah Montana
Miley Cyrus is speaking out like never before. The 26-year-old pop star covers Vanity Fair's March issue and, in both a personal essay and an interview, delves into her early days in the spotlight, her sexuality and relationship with Liam Hemsworth, and why Donald Trump once called her. Read on for
University of Montana college to get new name under plan to absorb journalism school
The University of Montana's College of Visual and Performing Arts will get a new name when the School of Journalism moves under its umbrella in a proposed merger this summer. Under a proposal first reported Wednesday by the Montana Kaimin, the School of Journalism’s leadership would change from a de
[Poll] Sell Montana to Canada for $1 Trillion?
There is a petition that's currently circulating that says the US should sell Montana to Canada for one trillion dollars. What say you on this sale?
Gallagher gives Butte voice in next Montana Outdoor plan
County Parks Director J.P. Gallagher is on a team that will craft the next five-year Montana Outdoor Recreation Plan, which identifies trends and needs for outdoor activities and is a must for landing millions of federal dollars to support them.
Walleye not a native fish in Montana, FWP decides; meeting Feb. 28 in Helena
Walleye are not native to Montana. That's the conclusion Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks came to after conferring with experts from around the country, conducting extensive literature research and based on the best information available, the agency announced.
Republican Jon Bennion Launches His Campaign For Montana AG
On Thursday, Republican Jon Bennion announced his campaign for Attorney General of Montana for the 2020 election. Bennion currently serves as the state’s Chief Deputy Attorney General under Tim Fox.
Call for Kids: Support Pediatric Care in Montana
The Call for Kids Radiothon is underway. Nichole Miles with St. Vincent Healthcare joined us on Montana Talks Thursday morning to talk about the radiothon. Funds raised will benefit St. Vincent Children’s Healthcare, including Montana and Wyoming’s first Pediatric Intensive Care Unit staffed 24/7 by
Montana Labor Dept concedes it lacks expertise to oversee programs for troubled teens
The state agency tasked with regulating private residential treatment programs for troubled teens said Wednesday it had not performed its role of ensuring the safety of children well and called for oversight to be shifted to the state health department.
E-cigs should be banned in Montana schools amid 'epidemic' usage, legislative proposal says
The Montana legislature is targeting vaping in the boys room. A bill carried by Great Falls Republican Sen. Fred Anderson would legally ban products like electronic cigarettes and other nicotine alternatives in schools. It was heard Tuesday in the House Business and Labor Committee.