Shodair Children’s Hospital Offering Scholarship For Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide and mental health are topics that many struggle to openly talk about and Shodair Children’s Hospital in Helena is looking to change that through its annual scholarship contest. The hospital will be accepting submission at Shodair.org until September 27th where students can share their message of hope to those struggling with their mental health.…

Northwestern Energy To Begin Construction On Laurel Power Plant Ahead Of Schedule

NorthWestern Energy informed the Public Service Commission Tuesday it is withdrawing its request for regulatory preapproval to build a new natural gas-fired power plant in Laurel. It will get construction started saying in a press release in order to accelerate the commercial operation date of the Laurel Generating Station and to take full advantage of…

ARPA Funds To Go Towards Developing Montana Nursing Facilities

Montana will receive $2,692,676 in American Rescue Plan Act funding to improve state based nursing home and long-term care infrastructure by allowing state and local health departments to staff train and deploy strike teams to help skilled nursing facilities nursing homes and other long-term care facilities with known or suspected COVID-19 outbreaks. Another $2,749,578 will…