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Archive for date: June 17, 2021

Governor Gianforte Expresses Concern Over EPA Revision

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency intends to revise the definition of waters of the United States reversing a Trump Administration decision. Governor Greg Gianforte says that would hurt Montana farmers and ranchers. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/6-17_437.mp3

Firefighting Aircrafts Downed After Recent Crash

In the wake of this week’s helicopter crash with five people aboard fighting the Deep Creek Fire between Townsend and White Sulphur Springs the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation has instituted a safety stand down of all of its aircraft for 48 hours out of an abundance of caution. DNRC has 10 aircraft in its fleet that co...

Health Department To Hold Public Hearing On Recent Transgender Law

Kaiser Health News reporter Andrea Halland informs us Montanans seeking to change the gender on their birth certificates will soon need a court order confirming they have had gender reassignment surgery, whereas now they only need to swear that they have undergone a gender transition meaning it will be much more difficult for transgender peopl...

Robertson Fire Determined To Be Human-Caused

Cooler temperatures, higher relative humidity, less wind and additional resources all aided in making good progress on the human-caused Robertson Draw Fire Wednesday, which has reached more than 21,000 acres. Approximately 200 personnel are assigned to the incident with more on the way. FEMA has authorized use of federal funds to assist firefi...

Coffee & Questions with the WY G&F

It’s been a busy spring with lots of new rules and wildlife activity in the Lander Region. To keep the public updated on current happenings, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites people to “Coffee and questions with Game and Fish” from 7 – 9 a.m. Wed., June 23 at the Lander Bake Shop. This casual event provides an open forum to sh...