Beetle-killed trees in the Helena National Forest are forcing fire managers to keep extra resources nearby as they fight the Horsefly fire. Will late August weather bring new fire restrictions? ... Click to Listen
Public lands policy is complicated. There are many groups with diverse and often competing interests vying for their agendas when it comes to establishing public lands policies. Approximately 30% of ... Click to Listen
Have you seen wildlife in Montana that look emaciated – scrawny, scraggy, acting abnormal? Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been detected along the Hi-line, southeastern Montana, and an outbreak in ... Click to Listen
Have you seen wildlife in Montana that look emaciated – scrawny, scraggy, acting abnormal? Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been detected in Montana – along the Hi-line, and in southeastern ... Click to Listen
Two privately-owned submersibles deployed by a science and education group at Flathead Lake are giving the scientists at the Flathead Lake Biological Station a glimpse of things unseen. Tom Bansak, ... Click to Listen
Join us as we talk with Medicare Specialist Bobbi Roberts. She will be answering your questions regarding Medicare and will be covering what you need to do to be prepared for the moment your are Medicare eligible.
Owners of residential, commercial, and agricultural properties should have received their notice of new values in the past week, revalues of properties occurs every two years. Values of most properties increase as the result of the reappraisal. The notice you receive shows those new values as well as the value of the property from the previous appraisal.
Did you know that if you feel the new appraised value is incorrect, you have 30 days from the date on the notice to file an appeal. We will take your calls as we discuss the process with Bob Story, Executive Director of Montana Taxpayers Association.
Montana is facing a growing need to increase dedicated funding to better protect our way of life and help local communities respond. The Montana Outdoor Heritage Project has launched a public outreach effort to gather Montanans’ ideas on whether and how to enhance funding for private and public lands conservation, wildlife management, and outdoor access and recreation. Montanans are invited to participate this summer by attending community conversations happening across the state and by taking a short survey found at www.montanaheritageproject.com. The Montana Outdoor Heritage Project plans to release results and recommendations later this fall based on this public input.
Montana Agri-Women (MAW) will host Mindy Patterson of the Cavalry Group in a public forum to promote understanding and truth about topics that affect each one of us. The realization that agriculture plays a vital role the economic, social and environmental progress of Montana is important to the future of our state and nation.
Mindy Patterson is President and Co-Founder of The Cavalry Group, LLC, regularly advocating for and defending the constitutional and private property rights of law-abiding animal owners and animal-related businesses. Mindy specializes in working with animal related businesses, national animal associations, animal agriculture interests, and outdoor sportsmen, leading the charge in defending against the onslaught of anti-animal ownership ideology while challenging the infiltration of animal rights activism in government at the local, state and federal levels. To learn more about the Cavalry Group, https://www.thecavalrygroup.com
Montana Agri-Women is a non-profit organization promoting a positive perception of agriculture and helping with the understanding of rural Montana issues to Legislators, regulators, consumers, and the general public. MAW is an affiliate of American Agri-Women, the nation’s largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women, united to communicate with one another and with other consumers to promote agriculture. AAW members have been advocating for agriculture since 1974.
Charles Robison is the State Director for the Montana State office for USDA Rural Development. We will be taking your calls and discussing the connection between home-ownership and rural prosperity, the opportunities that are made possible after home-ownership is achieved. We will also highlight the 70th Anniversary of the Rural Housing Program.
Dave Lewis, a 41-year State Budget Analyst and Former Legislator, will talk to Host Russ Fagg about his tenure working on the State Budget and his concerns regarding renewed efforts to get a Sales Tax in Montana.
Today on Voices of Montana Alan Olson, Executive Director of the Montana Petroleum Association, was asked about the efficacy of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline now that President Donald Trump has issued a new permit to cross the Montana/Canadian Border. Hear Alan Olson’s response Listen to the Entire Show Here
Greg Gianforte called us live from the swamp to update us on the Mueller Report. Colstrip United Representatives discussed the “Save Colstrip Bill” Senator Tom Richmond (SD 28), and Senator Duane Ankney (SD 20) joined us. Click To Listen
Today, we heard Public Service Commissioner Roger Koopmans’ thoughts on Colstrip. The PSC, NorthWestern Energy and the Montana Legislature are working through some issues that revolve around Colstrip Power Plant. Click To Listen
We started with John Doran, VP of External affairs and Chief of Staff with Blue Cross Blue Shield as he gave us his ideas on Medicaid expansion. Also joining us on the show was Tom McGillvrey with the Montana State Senate and Senator Dr. Al Olszewski, who also spoke on …
The Columbia River Treaty between Canada and the United States is an agreement that was reached in 1964 to manage flood risk and hydropower. Canada was compensated in the agreement by receiving half of the value of the electricity generated from the Libby Dam. Eureka Senator Mike Cuffe was on …