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
We will be taking your calls and speaking with Catherine Vandemoer, Ph.D. who is the Chair, Montana Land and Water Alliance. Topics of discussion will include the objectives of The People’s Compact which, according to the website is:
The People’s Compact is a good faith effort to resolve a difficult problem with the following objectives:
To STAY within the confines of federal reserved water rights law and the constitution
To PROVIDE a simple and final resolution for all of Montana, that benefits people, not governments.
We will be taking your calls and talking with Dr. Al Olszewski is a third-generation Montanan and native of Great Falls. He graduated from Carroll College in Helena, completed medical school at the University of Washington. He went on to serve in the U.S. Air Force from 1984 to 1997 as a flight surgeon and rapid mobility trauma surgeon, fixing broken and wounded warriors. For the past 20 years, Dr. Al has cared for over 100,000 patients as an independent orthopedic surgeon in Kalispell and was the recipient of the Montana Medical Association (MMA) Award of Merit and Flathead’s Best Orthopedist Award in 2018. Dr. Al is a husband of 31 years, the biological and adoptive father of six children, and a grandpa! He has served as a State Representative and is the State Senator for Senate District 6.
Dr. Al is currently running to be Montana’s next Governor.
Integrated Weed Management (IWM) is an way to manage weeds utilizing multiple control tactics. According to IntegratedWeedManagement.org, “Herbicide application is the main weed control strategy used. Reliance on this one method has led to the development of herbicide-resistant weeds. There are a limited number of herbicides available to use and cases of herbicide resistance are rapidly increasing in the US. As a result, herbicides are in need of extra help to continue to ensure adequate weed control.”
Learn more as we take your calls and discuss weed control with Megan Hoyer, Yellowstone County Weed District and Gary Adams, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
This is a unique opportunity to discuss the Challenges Facing Law Enforcement in Montana.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) are two of the largest granting entities within the U.S. Department of Justice. For the first time the directors of BJA and COPS will come to Montana to hear about the needs of rural law enforcement.
Our guests will be Phil Keith, Director of COPS and Matt M. Dummermuth, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General.
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 …