The lack of qualified truck drivers needed today has been a major factor in the current issues with the supply chain across Montana and the entire country. Duane Williams is the CEO of the Motor Carriers of Montana who recently suggested a few reasons why drivers are now so difficult to find.
Six years of monitoring Yellowstone National Park’s wildlife during winter has shown bison and elk are fairly accustomed to snowmobile and snowcoach use prompting managers to recommend ending the surveillance. The Park is taking comments on its proposal through November 1st. If approved the workload would be dropped from the staffs’ to-do list beginning this…Details
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be celebrating hunting and fishing on Oct. 23 with an event for families at the University of Wyoming football game in Laramie. Join Game and Fish in the Tailgate Zone in the Indoor Practice Field facility beginning at 10:30 a.m. until kickoff for the homecoming game against the…Details
The 21st National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will take place Saturday from 10 to 2 at sites across Montana. The biannual event is an effort to rid homes of potentially dangerous expired unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Medicines that languish in homes are highly susceptible to diversion misuse and abuse.
Republican Representative Derek Skees has been a member of the Montana House of Representatives since 2017. Monday on Voices of Montana he cleared up any confusion about House Bill 702 which outlaws discrimination in the workplace concerning vaccines and passports.
Today is the last scheduled time people can testify directly to the Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission about the nine proposed congressional maps to determine Montana’s now two congressional districts. The public may testify in person or Zoom. The bipartisan commission intends to narrow its field of map finalists to one Thursday then give the…Details
Due to statewide annual educator conferences no public-school classes will be held in Montana Thursday and Friday. The Darby school district is switching to remote learning today and Wednesday due to staff shortages. In Glasgow, school classes are not being held through Wednesday. In Livingston, the school board has voted to hold middle and high…Details
Teachers across Montana are getting a chance to bring a new education program to their school district. Great Falls College and Montana State University are tagging along with 12 national cybersecurity centers to help teach high school teachers the basics of cybersecurity. With hackers targeting more and more people every day the need for cybersecurity…Details
Sinclair Broadcast Group which owns and operates some television stations in Montana suffered a data breach over the weekend and is still working to determine what information the data contained. It can’t determine yet whether or not the data breach will have a material impact on its business operations or financial results. The Hunt Valley,…Details
Canada is a significant trading partner for Montana especially in regards to Montana’s almost $4 billion tourism industry. November 8th is the day announced by the Biden administration for reopening of the Canadian border for leisure travel for people who are vaccinated. It has been closed to all but essential travel since March 2020. While…Details