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Yellowstone National Park Records One Of Its Driest Seasons On Record

Compared to the 30-year average, some areas of Yellowstone National Park received less than one quarter the amount of precipitation in June and throughout much of the summer the park saw some of its driest conditions since the 1930 Dust Bowl era.  This summer’s dry weather also meant the Park Service went into an immediate suppression policy f...

Public Lands In Lincoln To Be Managed By New Conservation Group

A group people has agreed to a proposal for managing 200,000 acres of public lands surrounding Lincoln a town northwest of Helena through a mix of conservation forest restoration and outdoor recreation. Karyn Good is a resident of Lincoln and believes the group came up with a well-balanced plan. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uplo...

MDT Recruiting Snowplow Drivers Ahead of Winter Season

The Montana Department of Transportation is looking to hire for hundreds of snowplow driver positions across the state by recruiting early and looking for part-time temporary drivers. As an incentive they can hire people with no experience and train them to operate the snowplows and then get their commercial drivers’ license. Currently there a...

District Judge Blocks New State Abortion Laws

Yellowstone County District Judge Michael Moses issued an 11th-hour halt to enforcement of three state laws restricting abortion Thursday afternoon, just before 4 o’clock just hours after he was assigned to preside over a Planned Parenthood legal challenge. He granted a temporary restraining order sought by Planned Parenthood one day bef...

Doctor Shares Message To Patients Wary Of Vaccination

Despite Montana hospitals being well over capacity due to the latest surge of COVID-19 cases there are many residents still hesitant to get vaccinated. As a strategy to dispel his hesitancy against the initial series of COVID-19 vaccines Dr. Seth Cohen from the University of Washington Medical Center shares his approach with his patients. http...

President Biden Approves Disaster Declaration For Richard Spring Fire

A major disaster declaration for the state of Montana requested by Governor Greg Gianforte as a result of the Richard Spring Fire has been approved by President Joe Biden. It charred more than 170,000 acres on public and private property in Rosebud County and on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation. The federal aid that accompanies the maj...

Missoulian Tracy Stone-Manning Confirmed As BLM Director

The U.S. Senate confirmed Montana’s Tracy-Stone Manning as the next Director of the Bureau of Land Management after a sustained push by Senator Jon Tester on behalf of her nomination who said this on the floor of the Senate before the vote. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/10-01_537.mp3

Missoula’s LMG Security CEO Explains How Ransomware Can Be Tracked

As our use of the internet in our daily lives increases, so do our chances of our cybersecurity getting compromised. Sherri Davidoff is the founder and CEO of LMG Security out of Missoula and one of the leading experts in cybersecurity and recently explained on Voices of Montana that the most recent numbers on cyberattacks may not tell the who...

Attorney General Knudsen Calls Out BLM Over Proposed Grazing Changes

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen is calling on the Bureau of Land Management to scrap its analysis of the American Prairie Reserve’s grazing change-of-use permit proposal and that they, “conduct a more thorough review for the benefit of Montanans and the affected communities.” Colter Brown is the Ag Director of the Northern Ag Network a...

Popular Helena Trail To Close Temporarily Tomorrow

Anglers and users of a trail system on the south-side of Helena may experience trail closures on Friday along with temporary power outages. Our Capitol City Correspondent Troy Shockley with more. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/9-30_832.mp3