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Archive for year: 2021

State Senator Proposes Federal Commission With Canada

The U.S. Canadian Border remains closed for non-essential travelers from up north due to the coronavirus pandemic, resulting in an economic strain on many towns along the Hi Line. Montana State Senator Mike Cuffe recently spoke about what’s being done to strengthen relations between the two nations going forward. https://northernbroadcasting....

FWP Announces Changes To Wolf Hunting Regulations

After a public comment period that drew more than 26,000 comments, the Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted several changes to the 2021/2022 wolf hunting and trapping regulations. Changes include eliminating quotas, increasing the number of wolf trapping and hunting licenses allowed for individual hunters, extending wolf trapping seasons and t...

Free Bear Spray available in Wyoming Tuesday Sept. 7th.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, in cooperation with the Safari Club International Foundation and the Western Bear Foundation, plans to distribute bear spray to hunters and anglers at no cost on Tuesday, September 7, at the Teton County fair & rodeo grounds. Wyoming Game and Fish Large Carnivore Biologist Mike Boyce said 100 cans of b...

School Districts Submit Spending Plans For Federal Relief Funding

A recent string of developments and deadlines have begun to offer a clearer picture of how Montana’s public school system will make use of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal COVID-19 relief funding for K-12 education. Alex Sarkissian with the Montana Free Press reports that last Tuesday marked the submission deadline for school distric...

Montana FWP Details Handling Of Big Game To Avoid CWD

With hunting season ready to begin in Montana, Fish Wildlife and Parks will continue its surveillance for Chronic Wasting Disease in specific areas in northwestern, northcentral, southwestern, and southcentral Montana. Disposal Requirements In 2021 for deer, elk, and moose indicate that carcass parts should be left at the kill site.  If the an...

Superintendent Arntzen Explains State Orders On Masks In Schools

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase Governor Greg Gianforte and Superintendent of Public Instruction are on the same page. There will be no state mandate to wear marks in schools or to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. On Voices of Montana, Arntzen explained. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/8-27_437.mp3

Medical Experts Urging Montanans To Get Vaccinated Despite Hesitancy

An updated report from Quote Wizard by Lending Tree LLC on state-by-state vaccine hesitancy shows Montana where 22% of the population is still unvaccinated 52% are worried about side effects. 42% don’t trust COVID-19 vaccines. 36% are waiting to see if it’s safe. 32% don’t trust the government. 19% don’t believe they need it and 17% don’t thin...