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Shodair Children’s Hospital Highlights Treating Mental Health For Different Age-Groups

Today is the last day of September and National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Jenna Eisenhart, the Director of Shodair Children’s Hospital’s Social Services recently explained that treating mental health can be easier with younger patients, but is far from simpler. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/9-30_637.mp3...

Helena Apartment Catches On Fire

At around 11 o’clock Tuesday night, the Helena Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at an apartment complex. Our Capitol City Correspondent Troy Shockley has the details. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/9-30_537.mp3

Use Of Remaining ARPA Funds In Montana To Be Decided By State Entities

State and local officials have raised concerns about the use of American Rescue Plan Act funds for critical projects getting hampered by additional input from the Department of Treasury. During a recent hearing with the Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen cleared up these concerns when asked a...

MT State Parks & Rec. Board Mtg. Oct. 7th.

The Montana State Parks and Recreation Board will meet in person on Oct. 7, beginning at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Montana State Capitol in Room 303. Interested members of the public may comment during the meeting in person or via Zoom. To listen to the meeting and for information on how to join the meeting via Zoom, click on the ...

COVID-19 Relief Funds Boosts Montana’s General Fund

When Montana closed its books for Fiscal Year 2021 at the end of June there was a general fund surplus of $402 million higher than what was expected when a revenue estimate was adopted in April. Tuesday, Bob Story of the Montana Taxpayers Association on Voices of Montana explained why. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/0...

Changes Coming To Postal Service May Affect Delivery Times

Americans who have been frustrated with the slow service of the U.S. Postal Service since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially living in rural Montana who may depend on the mail for medications, will have a longer wait time. Starting Friday, the Postal Service is implementing new service standards which will mean an increased tim...

ARPA Funds Approved To Improve Veterans’ Homes

The ARPA Health Advisory Commission has voted unanimously to spend $1.5 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds to improve veterans’ homes in Columbia Falls and Glendive through the American Rescue Plan Act passed by Congress earlier this year. Tuesday’s recommendations still need final approval from Governor Greg Gianforte. https://nor...