Thursday, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold an emergency meeting to mark up a package of gun-control gills following the recent mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York along with rising gun violence nationally. Senator Jon Tester recently spoke with Newsy about how he thinks the nation should proceed.
Molly Owen Appointed To 20th District Court Seat
Governor Greg Gianforte has appointed Molly Owen to serve on the Twentieth Judicial District Court. Northern News Network’s Eric Young reports.
Interior Secretary Visits CSKT To Celebrate Bison Range Transfer
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes welcomed U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to celebrate the transfer of the Nation Bison Range in Moise to tribal governance Saturday. She addressed the crowd gathered at CSKT College and called the transfer a triumph of collaboration and indigenous conservation.
DPHHS Rules Montanans Can’t Change Sex On Birth Certificates
The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has issued an emergency ruling saying transgender individuals cannot change the sex listed on birth certificates. Northern News Network’s Eric Young reports.
NWS Reports Increases In Moisture Across Montana
Although much of the state is still suffering from a drought it did receive some moisture over the last month. Billings National Weather Service Meteorologist Cory Mottice on the improvements he’s seen on the state’s drought monitor.
State Senator Comments On Potential Nuclear Energy In Montana
Nuclear power is getting a lease on life because it’s needed for future power needs to feed the grid and even Montana is starting the discussion of including it in the state’s energy mix. State Senator Terry Gauthier was on Voices of Montana Monday.
New Fish Channel Near Lower Yellowstone Benefiting Endangered Species
A new fish passage was recently completed to bypass the Intake Diversion Dam into the Lower Yellowstone River near Glendive. Project Manager for the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project James Brower said recently on Voices of Montana the new channel is already seeing positive results.
Great Western Bank Merges With First Interstate Bank
Effective today all Great Western Bank locations are First Interstate Bank branches. Northern News Network’s Eric Young reports.
Bozeman Veterinarian Volunteering For War-Torn Animals
Bozeman retired veterinarian Kathy Quigley is in Poland for a month volunteering to fill a critical need for the 4-legged refugees of war. Last Thursday she was on Voices of Montana.
Sen. Daines Visits Laurel Refinery To Promote Local Energy Production
Friday, Senator Steve Daines visited the CHS Refinery in Laurel which is a farmer-owned cooperative that produces gasoline diesel fuel propane and byproducts like asphalt, petroleum, coke and sulfur. He toured the facilities and afterwards hosted a roundtable to discuss the importance of supporting Montana energy producers and unleashing Ameri...