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Archive for date: August 18, 2021

Deadline Set For New Congressional Districts To Be Filed

The official 90-day period to create a new congressional map for Montana has begun. Tuesday morning, the Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission officially accessed the census data it needed in order to begin the process of splitting the state into two congressional districts marking the beginning of the countdown to November 15th whe...

Senator Tester Speaks At PNWEA Annual Summit

Tuesday Senator Jon Tester spoke at the Pacific Northwest Economic Region’s annual summit in Big Sky. The bi-national hybrid event brings U.S. and Canadian delegates together to discuss regional economic matters relating to the northwest region of North America. He noted the significance of this type of meeting. https://northernbroadcasting.co...

Wildland Firefighters Receive Weather Break And Pay Raise

Firefighters got some relief Tuesday as a cold front knocked temperatures 20 degrees below normal in Western Montana. According to the National Weather Service at least a half-inch of rain is expected along much of the Continental Divide with more cool weather extending through today or even into Thursday. That could be followed by two more co...

Mule Deer Buck Illegally shot in Wyoming

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking any information regarding a mule deer buck that was illegally shot along Highway 89 between the towns of Afton and Cokeville, Wyoming, between 11:00-11:40 a.m. on Tuesday, August 17. Cokeville Game Warden Cody Schoonover received multiple reports of an injured buck mule deer, possibly hit by a mo...

Portions of Hoot Owl Restrictions Lifted on portions of MT rivers

Several “hoot owl” restrictions currently in effect on portions of some Montana rivers will be lifted at 2 p.m. today. Restrictions will be lifted on: Missouri River from the Cascade boat ramp to Holter Dam (river mile 2,166.2 to 2,202.1) Madison River from Ennis Dam to the border with Yellowstone National Park (river mile 40 to 131) Stillwate...