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CLIMATE CHANGE-MONTANA

Climate plan faces test in Montana coal country

COLSTRIP, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock asserts Montana can meet the Obama administration's climate goals without losing jobs or shutting coal plants. The view from the coal-centered town of Colstrip is much more pessimistic.

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CMMC hosting Women's Health Workshop

CMMC is hosting a Women's Health Workshop on Monday, October 6th.  6-8 PM.  Judith Peak Rehab.

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FEMA News Alert: America's PrepareAthon

DENVER -- Tuesday, September 30, is America’s PrepareAthon! National Day of Action, a community-based campaign to increase emergency preparedness and resilience through action.

FEMA’s Denver-based Regional Office joins the states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming in encouraging the whole community to take action to prepare for emergencies.

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Lt. Gov. McLean's SMART Schools Challenge

It’s no secret that Montana schools are doing amazing and innovative things. Students today have opportunities to earn college credit in high school, get hands on career training in college and gain valuable skills in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields in elementary and middle school. Through these efforts, students are achieving and succeeding in ways that were unimaginable just a few years ago.

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Friends of the Missouri River Breaks hold film festival in Lewistown

Here’s an opportunity for those who cherish the wonders of nature and wildlife.  Mary Frieze, member of the Friends of the Missouri River Breaks, talks about a fundraising event to be held in Lewistown.

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Fergus County Nurses Office announces flu shot schedule

Kathy Anderson with the Fergus County Nurses Office has the dates for their flu shot schedule.

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Tester holds field hearing in the Bakken, Senator hears from folks on the ground about impacts of the oil boom

(SIDNEY, Mont.) – Senator Jon Tester today held a field hearing in Sidney, Montana to take an in-depth look at infrastructure and law enforcement needs in the rapidly growing Bakken region and examine the best ways to support local communities, businesses and families.

As Chairman of the Senate subcommittee that oversees the federal workforce, Tester held the hearing to identify the most pressing needs of Bakken-area communities, as well as some much-needed solutions. 

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Montana receives $15 million grant to improve workforce development in healthcare industry

HELENA – Today the US Department of Labor announced that Montana colleges have been awarded a $15 million grant to expand opportunities for Montanans to gain skills and credentials for high-paying jobs in the healthcare industry across the state. Through the “Montana HealthCARE” (Creating Access to Rural Education)Mont grant, which will be administered by Missoula College University of Montana, 15 Montana two-year, community colleges, and tribal colleges will partner with 39 healthcare providers—both public and private—to improve health care training opportunities in the state.

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Dates set for out-of-town flu clinics

Dates for the out of town flu clinics:

 

(The clinics for the public run from 1 pm to 3:30 pm. We take care of the school children in the morning).

Winifred 10-02-2014

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30 Guns in 30 Days list released

  1. LDB 9mm Carbine

  2. Savage MKII FVXP 22LR Package

  3. Browning ABOLT III .270

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BLM starts process to restore Bullwhacker access with by-pass

(LEWISTOWN, Mont.) – The Bureau of Land Management announced today, it has begun the process required to reestablish road access into the Bullwhacker Coulee area of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.

“We are currently investigating four separate alternatives, to reestablish road access into the Bullwhacker drainage, using portions of existing roads whenever possible. Once these alternatives have been identified and flagged on the ground, we will carefully analyze the impacts of each alternative in an environmental assessment to determine future public access,” said Michael Kania, the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument Manager.

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American Legion Auxiliary to host Zombie Run

Pre-Halloween zombies will be out and about Lewistown’s trail system the morning of Saturday, Oct. 11.  The American Legion Auxiliary and the Friends of the Pool sponsor the fun run.  Gayle Doney has more on the 5k and 3k event that will start at the new Trailhead Park next to the Yogo Inn.

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