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Archive for date: November 12, 2021

Federal Judge To Hear Arguments In Favor Of Wolf Hunts

U.S. government attorneys will appear before a federal judge today to defend a decision from the last days of the Trump administration to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the nation. Wildlife advocates argue the state-sponsored hunts including in Montana, Idaho and Wisconsin could reverse the gray wolf’s recovery over the ...

Climate Office Working On Snowpack Measurement Model

The Montana Climate Office at the University of Montana told the governor’s drought advisory committee recently accurately measuring the amount of water contained in snowpack is important. A model being developed by the climate office along with state and federal agencies will provide a holistic estimate of snowpack throughout watersheds from ...

Montana Schools Beginning To See Food Shortages

Some kitchens in school lunchrooms across Montana have experienced challenges sourcing many food products and even plates and utensils. The Montana Free Press reports those shortages are occurring among major food distributors such as Sysco and US Foods which supply restaurants and hospitals in addition to schools. It’s leaving school food ser...

Tester Bill For Veteran Health Care Advances To Senate For Vote

The Comprehensive and Overdue Support for Troops Act would allow veterans including the 3.5 million who served in Iraq and Afghanistan to get immediate and lifelong access to health care from the Veteran’s Administration. After having unanimously passed through the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee the next stop for the COST of War Act is the ...

Eureka Superintendent Steps Down

Eureka Superintendent Jim Mepham has announced he will be leaving his position after fifteen years. Northern News Network’s Eric Young with the reason why. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/11-12_537.mp3