Since 1975 - We Ride For The Brand

Archive for year: 2021

Supreme Court Rejects State Legislature’s Subpoeana

The Montana Supreme Court has ruled the state Legislature overstepped its authority when it subpoenaed records from the judicial branch without a legislative purpose. Legislature represented by the Republican Attorney General’s Office had argued the Supreme Court should not be able to rule on the matter of their own subpoenas. The unanim...

Governor Gianforte Issues Statewide Emergency Executive Order

As Montana’s devastating fire season continues, Governor Greg Gianforte issued an executive order today, declaring a wildland fire emergency across Montana. The order is in response to the dangerous conditions across the state and will help procure additional resources to assist in fire suppression efforts. These resources include potent...

Fieldwork Adventures to Support Sage Grouse Habitat

Date: August 1-4, 2021 & August 15-18, 2021 Location: Glasgow and James Kipp Campground   We have a busy August in store with plenty of fieldwork adventures to support sage grouse habitat and we would love your support with these hands-on volunteer opportunities!   Please join us for the first fieldwork stint based out of the Gla...

Additional SNAP Benefits To End For Montanans This Fall

When Governor Greg Gianforte ended the state’s pandemic emergency declaration June 30, it signaled the end of expanded federal food assistance for all 49,000 households in Montana that received SNAP benefits who were getting the extra federal boost since January. It will go back to the standard amount in October. The state will continue ...

Fire Danger Across Western Montana Raised To “Extreme”

Land managers across western Montana raised their fire danger ratings to “Extreme” Tuesday, as hot dry weather patterns entrenched over the border with Idaho. Fire agencies in Missoula, Mineral and Ravalli counties have already confronted 227 wildfires this summer three-quarters of which were human-caused and at least 45 have start...

New IRS Payments Coming To Qualifying Montana Families

More than 100,000 Montana families with children could begin receiving monthly child tax credit payments as early as Thursday from the Internal Revenue Service. It’s estimated that the monthly payments $300 for each child younger than age 6 and $250 for children ages 6 to 17. From July through December there will be monthly payments. Come tax ...