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Sustainable Oils Inc. Relocating To Great Falls

Global Clean Energy Holding Incorporated has announced its camelina feedstock subsidiary Sustainable Oils Incorporated is relocating its North American headquarters to a new state-of-the art facility in Great Falls. It will consolidate its crop innovation programs commercial grower support and executive and administrative activities at one loc...

Lawsuits Filed Against Amtrak & BNSF Following Derailment

An Illinois law firm has filed lawsuits against Amtrak and BNSF Railway on behalf of seven passengers who were on an Amtrak train that derailed in Montana last month killing three people and injuring dozens of others. The lawsuits allege negligence against Amtrak and BNSF Railway in failing to prevent the derailment. The lawsuits also challeng...

Missoula Judge Rejects Challenge To Mask Mandate

A district judge in Missoula has denied a request by several parents to halt mask mandates in Missoula schools while a legal challenge of the mandates is underway. Northern News Network’s Eric Young has more. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/10-05_537_2.mp3

Montana Still Facing Wildfire Danger

Governor Greg Gianforte got a fire briefing Monday from the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation which showed there are eight active large fire incidents in Montana and the state   remains in preparedness level 2. Since January 1st there have been over 2,502 fire starts in  the Treasure State burning 915,000 acres. The five largest...

Montana Among States That Lack Sufficient Retirement Funds

Many state governments have failed to make necessary investments in their retirement system and Montana is one of 26 who does not have funding for over 25% of its pension obligations. According to the Big Sky Business Journal, Montana’s public pension fund has $11.9 billion in assets well shy of its $16.4 billion in obligations. In 2021 the Mo...

FWP To Hold Public Hearings This Week On Hunting Regulations

Meetings will be held across Montana starting this week to discuss potential hunting regulation changes for 2022 and 2023. Fish Wildlife and Parks will hold the meetings by region to allow the public to hear directly from its staff and ask questions about the proposed changes. FWP biologists have worked on the potential changes with a focus on...

Montana Veterans Now Able To Receive Free Flu Shots

The Montana VA Health Care System will kick off the 2021 flu shot season Tuesday across the state. Veterans can receive their free flu shots with walk-in and drive-up flu clinics. Veterans can also to get their free flu shots through primary care appointments or at community locations. The flu vaccine gets updated annually and veterans should ...

School Bus Drivers Currently Needed Across Montana

School districts and bus companies across Montana are scrambling to fill vacant school bus driver positions despite offering perks paid training and higher wages. The Montana Free Press reports in some districts the bus driver shortage has resulted in earlier student drop-offs later pickups fuller buses and canceled sporting events but transpo...