Work is set to begin next week on the cleanup of the Harlowton railyard in central Montana that’s contaminated with asbestos and petroleum. It is in attempt to revitalize a 180-acre site in the town that lost its largest employer after the last train passed through more than 40 years ago. The work is being paid for through grant money and a fund that’s used for contaminated sites for which there is no financially responsible party.
A project in Montana is raising up the experiences of people with disabilities and their families. Montana Voices Amplified provides a platform for people to speak about their daily lives. Ed Worrell an assistive technology teacher who is blind talks about how social media is presented to people who are visually impaired.