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Free August Events from Montana Wild

Montana WILD staff will host three free events in August. Registration is required for each event. Reserve a spot by calling 406-444-9941 or emailing Jeanne.connolly@mt.gov.   • Bat Walk: Friday, Aug. 6, 8:30 to 10 p.m.  Bring your flashlight and bug spray to Spring Meadow Lake for a Bat Walk to see and hear live bats and discover the answers ...

Firefighting Needs close Lower Holter Lake

The lower end of Holter Lake is closed to allow fire-fighting resources access to the water. Holter Lake from Log Gulch Campground to Holter Dam is closed to all public occupation and recreation including, but not limited to, floating, swimming, wading and boating. This closure allows firefighting planes to safely fill from the reservoir. The ...

Montana Looking To Foreign Supplies To Meet Local Hay Demand

As Montana agricultural producers strive to find adequate feed for livestock during severe drought conditions and a damaging wildfire season the Montana Department of Agriculture is issuing guidance for out-of-county or state shipments of hay to prevent the spread of noxious weeds and other invasive pests. The Department’s Noxious Weed Program...

Montana Food Challenge Offers Relief For Local Producers

This month is the Montana Local Food Challenge in which residents are asked to eat locally produced foods every day as a way to help Montana farmers and ranchers who are facing challenges from the drought and the Northern Plains Resource Council is hosting its sixth. Annika Charter-Williams is a rancher outside of Billings and a Northern Plain...

Montana FWP Announce Additional River Closures

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks has announced sections of Fish Creek and the St. Regis River will close for fishing from 2 to midnight. Northern News Network’s Eric Young has more. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/8-04_737.mp3

Governor Gianforte Deploys Additional Firefighting Crews

There are 84 soldiers deployed to help firefighting efforts as the state faces record drought and heat that have made it easier for fires to start and tougher to put them out. Tuesday Governor Greg Gianforte ordered six additional crews to help bring the total number of soldiers to 200 by this weekend. Since the beginning of the year more than...

Kalispell

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ASSIST – Kalispell ASSIST connects people to resources necessary in regaining their health and independence. It’s disheartening how many people become ill and depilated with no idea where to turn for help. ASSIST identifies these people and matches them with services to help them recover and get back on their feet. From financial aid to ...