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Archive for year: 2021

Montana FWP Announce Additional River Closures

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks has announced sections of Fish Creek and the St. Regis River will close for fishing from 2 to midnight. Northern News Network’s Eric Young has more. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/8-04_737.mp3

Governor Gianforte Deploys Additional Firefighting Crews

There are 84 soldiers deployed to help firefighting efforts as the state faces record drought and heat that have made it easier for fires to start and tougher to put them out. Tuesday Governor Greg Gianforte ordered six additional crews to help bring the total number of soldiers to 200 by this weekend. Since the beginning of the year more than...

Kalispell

2021-08-03 10.16.48-3

ASSIST – Kalispell ASSIST connects people to resources necessary in regaining their health and independence. It’s disheartening how many people become ill and depilated with no idea where to turn for help. ASSIST identifies these people and matches them with services to help them recover and get back on their feet. From financial aid to ...

Drought Likely To Affect Upcoming Hunting Season

Hunting this fall could be largely shaped by the widespread drought hitting the state this summer affecting green up with many areas of Montana reporting stifled grass growth which can mean less nutrition for elk deer and other wildlife. While some early hunts start in August, Montana’s hunting season really begins September with the start of ...

Additional National Guard To Assist In Wildfire Management

The Montana National Guard is adding 25 personnel to state active duty to provide logistics and security support to the Lolo Complex Fire burning southwest of Missoula and beginning today a 20-person hand crew will aid in the Alder Creek Fire located southwest of Butte. By Wednesday the Montana National Guard will have activated 102 personnel ...

State Senator Ellsworth Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor

State Senator Jason Ellsworth has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstructing a peace  officer after a traffic stop in May during which he threatened to call the attorney general and argued he couldn’t be arrested because he was a lawmaker on his way to legislative business. Ellsworth will receive a one-year deferred sentence for the...

New Website Launches For Identifying Child Disabilities

Act Early Montana has launched a website to provide free resources to help parents recognize developmental disabilities. One in six between three and 17 has one that can affect how they play learn speak act or move. Marcy Hanson a registered nurse and the Montana Act Early ambassador shares some of the milestones they look for in young childre...